What’s on TV this week – The White Lotus finale, Kindred

Aubrey Plaza at The White Lotus;  Mallory Johnson in Kindred;  Lisette Oliveira in National Treasure: The Brink of History

Aubrey Plaza in white lotus; Mallory Johnson in Type; Lisette Oliveira in National Treasure: The Edge of History
picture: Fabio Lovino/HBO; Richard Dockery/FX; Brian Roedel/Disney

Welcome to What’s On, our weekly pick of must-watch shows. Here’s what you need to watch from Sunday, December 11th to Thursday, December 15th. All times are EST. [Note: The weekend edition of What’s On drops on Fridays.]

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white lotus (HBO, Sunday, 9 p.m., Season 2 finale)

The White Lotus 2×07 “Byg” (HD) Season Finale | Theo James, Aubrey Plaza HBO Series

Mike White white lotus It concludes its second season in Italy. HBO called the drama Tons of speculation– Who is dying? Who is doing the fraud? Who cheats? Over the past six episodes. We’ll get all the answers in Episode VII, titled “Byg.” av club I’ll sum up the last hour. Thankfully, the show has already been renewed, and hopefully Harper survives Aubrey Plaza to make the jump into a third season.

Type (FX on Hulu, Tues, 12:01 a.m.)

type | Official Trailer | FX

Based on the acclaimed 1979 Octavia Butler novel, Type is an epic eight-episode fantasy drama centered around Dana James (Mallory Johnson), a young black woman and aspiring writer who uproots her family life and moves to Los Angeles. However, she finds herself violently pulled back in time to a 19th-century farmhouse connected to her ancestors. Dana is forced to confront long-buried secrets and an unexpected romance. The cast includes Jael Rankin, Ryan Kwanten, Austin Smith, Micah Stock and Sofina Brown. Here is a bit of av clubreview:

The premise itself is intriguing enough to prompt an eight-episode season, and showrunner Branded Jacob-Jenkins expands on the book’s plot to include subplots and characters that further the show’s main quandary: How can contemporary black women stand up to the abuse of slavery?

National Treasure: The Edge of History (Disney+, Wed, 3:01 a.m.)

National Treasure: The Edge of History | Official Trailer | Disney +

No, Nicolas Cage is not starring in national treasure TV show, however the edge of history It still expands on the mythology of the movie franchise. The show follows Jess (Lizette Oliveira), a dreamy dreamer who searches for answers about her family explore Lost Pan American treasure along the way. Justin Bartha reprises his role, and the rest of the cast includes Catherine Zeta-Jones, Harvey Keitel, Lyndon Smith, and Jake Austin Walker. looking for av clubMonday review.

Hidden gems

bake it (Peacock, Mondays at 3:01 a.m.)

bread on it | new season | Official Trailer | The original peacock

bake it Returns for a second season with a major cast change. Amy Poehler replaces Andy Samberg as Maya Rudolph’s co-host on this, you guessed it, baking show, in which a new group of competitors team up for hilarious challenges designed by the duo to win a massive cash prize.

Harry and Megan (Netflix, Thursday, 3:01 a.m.)

Harry and Meghan Documentary Series

Harry and Megan Part two of three episodes of this documentary series concludes. (The first of its trio of eps dropped Dec. 8.) Directed by Liz Garbus, the documentary delves into the Duke and Duchess’ relationship and eventual estrangement from the royal family over the past few years, and includes interviews with family and friends who never spoke. publicly about the couple.

Who killed Santa? Murderville Mystery (Netflix, Thursday, 3:01 a.m.)

Who killed Santa? Morderville Murder Mystery | Official teaser | Netflix

We get a mini Development stopped Reunion at the holidays. Will Arnett and Jason Bateman star in this crime comedy MordervilleThe Christmas special, titled who killed santa? Clumsy Seattle detective Arnett Terry teams up with Bateman and Maya Rudolph, neither of whom has a screenplay, to catch the killer. Co-starring Eliza Coupe, Tony Newsom, and Hanifah Wood.

More goodies

Justina Pelletier fight (Peacock, Tue. 3:01 a.m.)

Justina Pelletier Battle | Official Trailer | The original peacock

Directed by Davitt Metzler, this true crime documentary series covers the harrowing story of 14-year-old Justina Pelletier, who is admitted to Boston Children’s Hospital with a mysterious set of symptoms. The hospital accused the parents of abuse in the form of Munchausen syndrome by proxy, while the family called the ordeal “medical kidnapping”.

Last Chance U: Basketball (Netflix, Tues, 3:01 a.m.)

Last Chance U: Basketball: Season Two | Official Trailer | Netflix

The second season has eight parts Last Chance U: Basketball It gives us another glimpse into community college baseball. Directed by Greg Whiteley, Adam Leibovitz and Daniel George McDonald, the docuseries kicks off a year after COVID brought an abrupt end to the ELAC Championship in 2020, as the team’s head coach, John Mosley, eagerly returns to the court with a new roster of Huskies.

Pelosi at home (HBO, Tuesdays, 9 p.m.)

Pelosi at home | Official Trailer | HBO

Led by Alexandra Pelosi, Pelosi at home It is a candid documentary about her mother, the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. The film explores the milestones of her career that led to the inauguration of President Biden.

Abstracts cannot be missed

Saturday Night Live (NBC, Saturday, 11:30 p.m.)

Welcome to Chippendales (Hulu, Tue., 12:01 a.m.)

willow (Disney+, Wed, 3:01 a.m.)

Legendary quest (Apple TV+, Fri, 12:01 a.m.)

slow horses (Apple TV+, Fri, 12:01 a.m.)

It will end soon

The SimpsonsAnd the Great NorthAnd the bob burgerAnd the Family man (FOX, Sundays, 8-10 p.m., Fall Finals)

Let the right person (Showtime, Sunday, 10 p.m., Season 1 finale)

Cleaning lady (Fox, Monday, 8 p.m., Season 2 finale)

The good doctor (ABC, Monday 10 p.m., Season 6 Fall Final)

FBI, FBI: International, FBI: Most Wanted (FOX, Tues., 8-11 p.m., Fall Finals)

the sound (NBC, Tuesday, 9 p.m., Season 22 finale)

Santa Clause (Disney+, Wed, 3:01 a.m., Season 1 finale)

Too hot to handle (Netflix, Wed, 3:01 a.m., Season 4 finale)

survivor (CBS, Wed, 8 p.m., Season 43 finale)

The sex lives of college girls (HBO Max, Thursdays, 3:01 a.m., Season 2 finale)

ghostsSo help me out, Todd, CSI: Vegas (CBS, Thursdays, 8-11 p.m., Fall Finals)

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