What to Watch Today

Bonus Sandman, Last Rehearsal, Orphan Prequel and More

  • Netflix
    The Sandman

    Surprise drop! The two-part bonus episode features the stories of “A Dream of a Thousand Cats” (animated) and “Calliope” (live-action); the cast includes Tom Sturridge (as Dream), James McAvoy (as Golden-Haired Man), David and Georgia Tennant (as Don and Laura Lynn), Michael Sheen (as Paul) and Arthur Darvill (as Richard Madoc). (Who was Performer of the Week?)

  • Apple TV+
    Bad Sisters

    Series premiere (first two episodes): From Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe) comes a dark comedy about sisters bound together by the premature death of their parents; Horgan, Anne-Marie Duff (Sex Education), Eva Birthistle (Last Kingdom), Sarah Greene (Normal People) and Eve Hewson (Behind Her Eyes) star.

  • Netflix
    Echoes

    Limited series premiere (all seven episodes): Michelle Monaghan (The Path) and Michelle Monaghan (Messiah) swap lives in this missing twin thriller; Matt Bomer (White Collar) co-stars. (Watch trailer.)

  • Apple TV+
    Five Days at Memorial

    Conditions go from bad to worse, as Pou, Mulderick and the other medical staff grapple with how best to treat their patients.

  • Prime Video
    Making the Cut

    Season 3 premiere (first two episodes): Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn return, alongside judges Nicole Richie and Jeremy Scott.

  • Paramount+
    Orphan: First Kill

    Movie premiere: This prequel follows Esther (again played by Isabelle Furhman) as she escapes from a psychiatric facility and impersonates the missing daughter of Tricia Albright (Dexter’s Julia Stiles).

  • Freevee
    Sprung

    Series premiere (first two episodes): Raising Hope‘s Garret Dillahunt and Martha Plimpton reunite in Greg Garcia’s COVID-era comedy about a group of ex-cons who use their criminal expertise for good. (Trailer!)

  • Apple TV+
    Surface

    Sophie and James finally sit down and talk about what really happened before Sophie jumped from the ferry and lost her memory.

  • Apple TV+
    Surfside Girls

    Series premiere (all 10 episodes): The graphic-novel adaptation follows best friends Sam (FBI: Most Wanted‘s YaYa Gosselin) and Jade (Rim of the World‘s Miya Cech) as they solve supernatural mysteries in their sleepy California beach town.

  • Apple TV+
    Trying

    Jason and Nikki’s future with the kids is in jeopardy; Tyler says farewell to a friend; Scott inks a book deal.

  • FX
    The New York Times Presents

    The latest installment, titled “Superspreader,” profiles Dr. Joseph Mercola, one of the most influential spreaders of COVID vaccine misinformation online.

  • HBO
    The Rehearsal

    Season 1 finale: A birthday party causes Nathan to reevaluate his entire project. (Not yet renewed.)