What to broadcast this weekend: “Space Jam”, “McCartney 3,2,1”



July 16 (UPI) – LeBron James plays basketball with the Looney Tunes in Space Jam: a new legacy, Paul McCartney looks back on his career in McCartney 3.2.1 and Keegan-Michael Key and Cecily Strong star in new musical series Schmigadoon! This weekend.

More, Make the cut returns for a second season, the Power the franchise continues with the premiere of Power Book III: Raising Kanan and WWE is back to perform for live fans at the Money in the bank à la carte event.

Here’s a look at some of the movies, TV shows, and video games slated for release this weekend.


“Space Jam: A New Legacy” – HBO Max

LeBron James steps onto the pitch in place of Michael Jordan in this 1996 sequel Space jam, which arrives Friday on HBO Max and in theaters. James must win a basketball game with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Lola Bunny, Porky Pig, Taz and many more in order to save his son from an evil computer program, played by Don Cheadle.

“Fear Street Part 3: 1666” – Netflix

Kiana Madeira goes back to 1666 to learn the origins of Sarah Proud’s curse on the town of Shadyside in this third and final installment of the Fear street trilogy of films, which releases Friday on Netflix. Also on the bill are Ashley Zukerman, Gillian Jacobs, Sadie Sink, Olivia Scott Welch and Benjamin Flores, Jr..


“Schmigadoon! “- Apple TV +

Keegan-Michael Key and Cecily Strong play a couple trying to reinvigorate their relationship on vacation when they discover a town where everyone lives in a 1940s musical in Schmigadoon!, which arrives Friday on Apple TV +. Also on the bill are Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, Ariana DeBose, Fred Armisen, Jaime Camil, Jane Krakowski and Ann Harada.

‘SurrealEstate’ – SyFy

Sarah Levy and Tim Rozon are realtors specializing in the repair and sale of haunted houses in Surrealist, which airs Friday at 10 p.m. EDT on Syfy. Adam Korson, Maurice Dean Wint and Savannah Basley are also on the bill.

‘Making the Cut’ Season 2 – Amazon Prime Video

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn are back to host another season of fashion design contest series Make the cut, which arrives Friday on Amazon Prime Video. Winnie Harlow and Jeremy Scott join the show as judges. Prabal Gurung and Shiona Turini are famous guest judges.

‘McCartney 3,2,1’ – Hulu

Paul McCartney returns to the past and offers a retrospective of his legendary career in this documentary series, which will air Friday on Hulu. The music icon will chat with producer Rick Rubin about his time with The Beatles, The Wings and his work as a solo artist while providing insight into his creative process.

“WWE Money in the Bank” – Peacock

WWE presents its Money in the bank pay-per-view event, which airs live Sunday at 8 p.m. EDT on Peacock in the US and the WWE Network everywhere else. Eight men and women will face off in Money in the Bank ladder matches to earn the right to fight for a World Championship at any time. Universal champion Roman Reigns also defends his title against Hall of Famer Edge. Live fans will be in attendance.

“Book of Power III: Raising Kanan” – Starz

Starz takes the Power franchise in the past tense Power Book III: Raising Kanan, which airs Sunday at 8 p.m. EDT on Starz. The prequel series follows a young Kanan Stark, a character originally played by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. Patina Miller plays Kanan’s mother, Raquel “Raq” Thomas, with Mekai Curtis as Kanan. The show takes place in South Jamaica Queens, NY, in the early 90s.

“Wellington Paranormal” – The CW

Jemaine Clément and Taika Waititi present this What we do in the shadows spinoff series, which airs Sunday at 9 p.m. EDT on The CW. Karen O’Leary and Mike Minogue reprise their roles as Officers Minogue and O’Leary, respectively, as they investigate a possessed girl, aliens, and more.

Video games

“The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD” – Nintendo Switch

Nintendo brings the 2011 The Legend of Zelda: Sky Sword back to life on Switch with this title, which releases Friday. Fans can expect improved graphics, the ability to play without motion controls, a higher frame rate and more. Skyward sword serves the first adventure in the The Legend of Zelda chronology.

Actor Mekai Curtis, who plays the young Kanan Stark, arrives Thursday on the red carpet for the premiere of “Power Book III: Raising Kanan” at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. Photo by John Angelillo / UPI | License photo



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