6 TV Shows and Movies to Watch This Week, Including the Britney Spears Netflix Doc


Here are all the TV shows and movies to bookmark this week, including the Tonys, the return of Grey’s Anatomy, and a Britney Spears Netflix documentary.

Sunday, September 26

2021 Tony Awards: Not a big fan of movies or TV shows? Maybe Broadway is your bag! If so, this awards show is for you. 7 p.m. ET on Paramount+

Tuesday, September 28 

Britney vs. Spears: Read Netflix’s official description of this doc, below.  Streaming on Netflix 

“The world knows Britney Spears: performer, artist, icon. But in the last few years, her name has been publicly tied to another, more mysterious term: conservatorship. Britney vs Spears tells the explosive story of Britney’s life and her public and private search for freedom. Featuring years-long investigative work, exclusive interviews and new documents, this Netflix feature film paints a thorough portrait of the pop star’s trajectory from girl next door to a woman trapped by fame and family and her own legal status. It shows Britney’s life without utilizing the traumatic images that have previously defined her. Director Erin Lee Carr (How to Fix a Drug Scandal, Dirty Money) and journalist Jenny Eliscu work to delve deep into the tangled history of the conservatorship that has been in place for over 13 years. The film weaves a shocking timeline of old and new players, secret rendezvous and Britney’s behind-the-scenes fight for her own autonomy. Text messages and a voicemail as well as new interviews with key players make clear what Britney herself has attested: the full story has yet to be told.”

Wednesday, September 29 

No One Gets Out Alive: A new horror movie. Read a synopsis, below. Streaming on Netflix

“Ambar (Cristina Rodlo) is embarking on her American Dream after years spent dutifully tending to her terminally ill mother in Mexico. She arrives in Cleveland illegally, with very little money and unsuitable clothing for what’s expected to be the coldest winter on record. After finding cash-in-hand work at a local garment factory, she rents the cheapest room available from Red (Marc Menchaca) in a near derelict boarding house. Kept awake by the other tenants’ sobbing, disturbing nightmares and strange unearthly noises echoing from the basement, Ambar begins to wonder exactly who—or what—lives inside the house with them. Soon it becomes clear that Ambar has walked into a trap, one where she will soon be introduced to the evil that has been lurking in the basement. Ambar must fight to escape her living nightmare, but in a house where no one listens to the screams, will she ever get out alive?”

Thursday, September 30 

Grey’s Anatomy: Season 18 premieres tonight. Here’s what we know. 9 p.m. ET on ABC

Friday, October 1 

Maid: Read an official description for this series, below. Streaming on Netflix 

“Inspired by the New York Times best-selling memoir, Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive by Stephanie Land, Maid follows the story of Alex, a single mother who turns to housecleaning to—barely—make ends meet as she escapes an abusive relationship and overcomes homelessness to create a better life for her daughter, Maddy. Seen through the emotional yet humorous lens of a desperate but determined woman, this series is a raw and inspiring exploration of a mother’s resilience.”

Saturday, October 2 

Saturday Night Live: The new season kicks off with Owen Wilson hosting and Kacey Musgraves performing.  11:30 p.m. ET on NBC


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