On TV, August 14-18: Better Call Saul, She-Hulk
Welcome to What’s On, our weekly selection of must-watch shows. Here’s what you need to watch from Sunday, August 14 through Thursday, August 18. All times are in Eastern Time. [Note: The weekend edition of What’s On drops on Fridays.]
You better call Saul (AMC, Monday, 9 p.m., series finale)
After six great seasons (and a breaking Bad run, of course), Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) finally says goodbye. We’ll find out how his story ends – miserably, we suppose – in the You better call Saul The series finale. Hopefully the episode also checks in one last time with Kim Wexler (Rhea Seehorn) and how things went for her in Florida after the last trip to Albuquerque. The audiovisual club will recap the time and have a panel discussion of the final.
She-Hulk: Lawyer (Disney+, Thursday, 3:01 a.m.)
We will say goodbye to one television lawyer to make way for another. Disney+ She-Hulk: Lawyer centers on Bruce Banner’s cousin, Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany), who only wants to do her job, but a blood transfusion accidentally turns her into a superhero. The show also stars Jameela Jamil, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Ginger Gonzaga, with featured appearances from Mark Ruffalo as Bruce (aka Hulk), Charlie Cox as Daredevil and Tim Roth as Abomination. The audiovisual club will recap the episodes each week.
Tales of the Living Dead (AMC+, Sunday, 3:01 a.m.)
No one asked for another Walking Dead spin-off, but here we are. The franchise has to live up to its everlasting vibe, right? Tales of the Living Dead is an episodic anthology series featuring new and existing characters in the universe. The cast includes Parker Posey, Terry Crews, Jillian Bell, Olivia Munn, Jessie T. Usher, Daniella Pineda and Poppy Liu.
Selena + Chef (HBO Max, Thursday, 3:01 a.m.)
Unscripted series Selena + Chef follows the singer and Only murders in the building star Selena Gomez, who tackles a new kitchen with a professional chef in each episode, donating $10,000 to the charity of her choice. The fourth season will feature guest stars like Rachael Ray, Gordon Ramsay, and Priya Krishna.
The undeclared war (Peacock, Thursday, 3:01 a.m.)
Peter Kominsky’s British Thriller The undeclared war arrives in the United States via Peacock. The show is set in a post-pandemic period of 2024 as the upcoming UK general election heats up as it involves the first black Tory Prime Minister. Meanwhile, a team of top analysts from the spy agency GCHQ must attempt to ward off a cyberattack on the country’s electoral system. Hannah Khalique-Brown, Simon Pegg and Maisie Richardson-Sellers co-star.
More good things
Legacy: The True History of the LA Lakers (Hulu, Monday, 12:01 a.m.)
If you miss HBO winning time, Hulu has you covered. by director Antoine Fuqua Legacy: The True History of the LA Lakers features interviews with Shaquille O’Neal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Rob Lowe and others about the rise of the beloved basketball team.
Deepa and Anoop (Netflix, Monday, 3:01 a.m.)
Created by Munjal Shroff and co-produced by Mattel, this animated children’s series follows the adventures of 7-year-old Deepa and her best friend, a color-changing baby elephant named Anoop. The music-focused show will feature a Bollywood number in each of its 11 half-hour episodes.
Leonardo (The CW, Tuesday, 8 p.m.)
The eight-part Leonardo is set against the backdrop of Renaissance Italy and explores the secrets and drama of the life of the famous painter and inventor Leonardo da Vinci (Poldarkby Aidan Turner). keep an eye on The audiovisual club‘s reviews on the site this week.
Can’t miss recaps
Westworld (HBO, Sunday, 10 p.m., season four finale)
Industry (HBO, Monday, 9 p.m.)
Only murders in the building (Hulu, Tuesday, 12:01 a.m.)
What we do in the shadows (FX, Tuesday, 10 p.m.)
Repetition (HBO, Friday, 11 p.m.)
Bad (Paramount+, Sunday, 3:01 a.m., season three finale)
P-Valley (Starz, Sunday, 10 p.m., Season 2 Finale)
Love Island: United Kingdom (Hulu, Tuesday, 12:01 a.m., season eight finale)
Extraordinary Prosecutor Woo (Netflix, Thursday, 3:01 a.m., Season 1 finale)
Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin (HBO Max, Thursday, 3:01 a.m., Season 1 finale)
Sweetness of life: Los Angeles (HBO Max, Thursday, 3:01 a.m., Season 2 finale)