8 TV Shows and Movies You Can’t Miss This Week, Including Demi Lovato’s Doc


This week’s slate of new TV shows and movies includes the premiere of Demi Lovato’s highly anticipated docu-series, a new baking show on HBO Max, and Cynthia Erivo’s incredible turn as Aretha Franklin. Who’s ready?! 

Below, check out all the titles to earmark for the next few days:

Sunday, March 21

Genius: Aretha: Cynthia Erivo plays Aretha Franklin in this new biopic from Nat Geo. Watch a trailer for yourself, below. 9 p.m. ET on Nat Geo

Monday, March 22

People Magazine Investigates: A new season of the true-crime series premieres tonight. 10 p.m. ET on ID 

Tuesday, March 23 

Demi Lovato: Dancing With the Devil: No topic is off-limits in Demi Lovato’s new docu-series, which chronicles the journey from her 2018 overdose to now. Streaming on YouTube

Wednesday, March 24

The Day Sports Stood Still: Per HBO’s website, The Day Sports Stood Still “is a feature-length documentary that tells the story of the unprecedented sports shutdown in March of 2020 and the remarkable turn of events that followed. Emmy-winning director Antoine Fuqua (HBO’s What’s My Name | Muhammad Ali) will chronicle the abrupt stoppage, athletes’ prominent role in the cultural reckoning on racial injustices that escalated during the pandemic, and the complex return to competition in the summer and fall.” ‌9 p.m. ET on HBO

Thursday, March 25

Baketopia: We love a new baking show! Streaming on HBO Max

Friday, March 26 

Bad Trip: Read the official description from Netflix, below. Streaming on Netflix 

“Real pranks. Real people. Real movie. From one of the guys that brought you Jackass and Bad Grandpa, this hidden-camera comedy follows two best friends as they go on a cross-country road trip full of hilarious, inventive pranks, pulling its real-life audience into the mayhem. Bad Trip stars Eric Andre, Lil Rel Howery, Tiffany Haddish, and Michaela Conlin.”

The Irregulars: Read the official description from Netflix, below. Streaming on Netflix 

“Meet the Irregulars: Bea, Jessie, Billy, Spike, and Leo. Join this ragtag gang as they uncover the demonic and mysterious depths of Victorian London alongside the sinister Dr. Watson and his enigmatic business partner, Sherlock Holmes.”

Saturday, March 27

Tina: A new documentary about the life and career of Tina Turner from HBO. 8 p.m. ET on HBO 

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