American Idol, Billions, The Blacklist, Queer Eye: What to Watch this weekend

We know TV has a lot to offer, be it network, cable, premium channels, or streaming platforms including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook Watch, and elsewhere. So EW is here to help, guiding you every single day to the things that should be on your radar. Check out our recommendations below.


Queer Eye 

HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: Streaming on Netflix

The Fab 5 are back for the third season of Queer Eye, this time giving make-betters to people in the Kansas City, Mo. area. Get your tissues ready, because lots of feel-good tears are expected. Among the people Antoni, Bobby, Jonathan, Karamo, and Tan meet are a single father of two who’s trying to rebuild his family’s life after his wife’s death, a groom-to-be, a young lesbian who doesn’t feel like she belongs, two sisters who run a barbecue restaurant, and more.

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HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: Streaming on Hulu
Series debut

SNL’s Aidy Bryant is a co-writer and stars as Annie, who’s trying to change her life, but not her body. Complicating things: she has a sick parent, and she’s trying to deal with a string of bad boyfriends and a perfectionist boss.

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What ELSE to Watch

Fresh off the Boat — ABC

9 p.m.
The Blacklist — NBC

10 p.m.
I Am Richard Pryor (explores and celebrates the life and career of the iconic comedian) — Paramount Network

*times are ET and subject to change


One Night for One Drop: Imagined by Cirque du Soleil


This one-night-only event wows crowds and raises money for One Drop, a world-renowned non-profit dedicated to providing access to safe water around the globe.

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What ELSE to Watch

Trading Spaces (season premiere) — TLC



HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: 9 p.m. on Showtime

Season Premiere
Former foes (Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis) are now drinking buddies and cautious allies. Giamatti’s Chuck Rhoades is out as U.S. Attorney and his run for governor was shelved following the threat of his unorthodox sex life coming to light, while Lewis’ Bobby Axelrod is determined to bring down his former protégé Taylor, played by Asia Kate Dillon, who has struck out on her own.

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Tricky Dick


This four-part series explores Richard Nixon’s life and times; tracking his rise, fall, incredible comeback and political destruction during some of America’s most tumultuous decades. The premiere, titled “The Will to Win,” explores Nixon’s childhood and early political life.

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  • ABC’s new Watergate doc includes never-before-seen video of Nixon aides

What ELSE to Watch

American Idol — ABC

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