A music documentary revisits the hippie period of San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury music scene. The annual Stand Up to Cancer fundraiser airs on greater than 55 platforms. King Arthur lives once more within the grim historic drama The Winter King. Morgan Freeman company on Special Ops: Lioness because the U.S. Secretary of State, grilling the leaders of the covert spy operation.
San Francisco Sounds: A Place In Time
SUNDAY: What a wild and great journey it was. That’s the vibe shimmering from this evocative two-part music documentary (persevering with Aug. 27) from the director and producers of 2020’s Emmy-nominated Laurel Canyon. As in that movie, key members of legendary bands (together with the Grateful Useless and Jefferson Airplane) are heard however not seen as they mirror over classic footage from the psychedelic rock scene that outlined the peace-and-love hippie motion within the late Sixties from the enduring Haight-Ashbury neighborhood.
Stand Up to Cancer
SATURDAY: Displaying on ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, a number of cable and streaming platforms. Half telethon, half retrospective, this yr’s fund-raising occasion brings out star energy from TV, films, sports activities, information, music—and the White Home, with a particular look by President Joe Biden and First Woman Jill Biden in assist of the Biden Most cancers Moonshot initiative. The printed, seen on greater than 55 networks and streaming platforms, options celebrities together with Don Cheadle, Justin Timberlake, Katie Couric, Jessica Biel, Jimmy Smits, Queen Latifah and Elizabeth Banks, with a montage of comedy skits from previous reveals and musical highlights. On the core are segments specializing in the progress made by most cancers researchers and testimony from most cancers survivors.
The Winter King
SUNDAY: Camelot? Extra like bleeds-a-lot in a grim tackle the King Arthur legend, tailored from Bernard Cornwell’s Warlord Chronicles trilogy. The setting is a divided Fifth-century Britain, with Arthur (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Iain De Caestecker) the banished bastard son of Excessive King Uther (Ray Donovan’s Eddie Marsan), reluctantly returning to attempt to unite the warring tribes towards the invading Saxons. No spherical desk and even Guinevere—the princess (Jordan Alexandra) doesn’t seem till Episode 6 (not obtainable for preview)—as Arthur contends with treachery worthy of Game of Thrones’ Lannister clan.
Special Ops: Lioness
SUNDAY: Oscar winner Morgan Freeman makes a commanding first look in Taylor Sheridan’s spy thriller as skeptical Secretary of State Edwin Mullins, beckoning Lioness Program boss Kaitlyn (Nicole Kidman) and crew chief Joe (Zoe Saldaña) to be roasted over their unsanctioned mission on U.S. soil. Elsewhere, the Lioness crew offers with a housebreaking at their protected home, whereas new undercover operative Cruz (Laysla De Oliveira) will get nearer to her goal, the emotionally inclined Aaliyah (Stephanie Nur), throughout a spa day, bonding over horror films (Paranormal Activity) and tear-jerkers (The Notebook). As they get nearer, Cruz can’t assist questioning, “What the f— am I doing?”
SUNDAY: In probably the most grueling episode thus far of the atmospheric crime drama, Navajo Police Lt. Joe Leaphorn (Zahn McClarnon) leaps into peril in his pursuit of psycho killer Colton Wolf (Nicholas Logan), whom he blames for his son’s loss of life. After Wolf goes over a cliff in an escape try, a bloodied and injured Leaphorn follows, decided to deliver justice. As they traverse a distant canyon in what begins to resemble a loss of life march, Sgt. Bernadette Manuelito (Jessica Matten) and Sherriff Gordo (an amusingly gruff A Martinez) attempt to catch up.
INSIDE WEEKEND TV:
- Never Too Late to Celebrate (Saturday, 8/7c, Hallmark Channel): Married couple Alexa and Carlos PenaVega co-star in flick about an overworked dentist who reconnects along with her Mexican heritage, because of a substitute instructor encouraging her to mark her thirtieth birthday with a “double quinceañera.”
- The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper: Trump and the Georgia Conspiracy (Sunday, 8/7c, CNN): Political correspondent Sara Murray contributes reporting in a rundown of the fees that led to the historic indictment charging the previous president and 18 associates with a felony conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election ends in Georgia.
- When Calls the Heart (Sunday, 9/8c, Hallmark Channel): Hope Valley rallies round Rosemary Coulter (Pascale Hutton) when she goes into labor later than anticipated.
- Running Wild with Bear Grylls: The Challenge (Sunday, 9/8c, Nationwide Geographic): The adventurer takes Hamilton star Daveed Diggs on a trek via the Nice Basin Desert.
- The Challenge: USA (Sunday, 9/8c, CBS): A threatened double elimination sends the contestants into overdrive throughout a semi-truck problem.
- TMZ Investigates: Gilgo Beach Serial Murders: Missed Warning Signs (Sunday, 9/8c, Fox): The muckraking group places its spin on the Lengthy Island serial homicide case, alleging missed clues in a botched investigation.
- Disappeared: The Bradley Sisters (Sunday, 10/9c, ID): The true-crime franchise returns with a two-hour episode revisiting the 2001 disappearance of 10-year-old Tionda and 3-year-old Diamond Bradley from their Chicago residence.
- Sister Wives (Sunday, 10/9c, TLC): A brand new season opens with the fallout over Christine’s divorce from polygamist Kody Brown, together with their first tense assembly as the vacations method.