How to do HBO with John Wilson
Here’s what’s happening in the TV world for Friday November 26th and Saturday November 27th. All hours are Eastern.
The best choice
How to deal with John Wilson (HBO, Friday, 10 p.m.): “While the second season does not reach a profound conclusion that captures a pivotal moment in human history with striking clarity, and although the show’s sense of discovery has less impact when the formula has been established , How to deal with John Wilson continues to capture something ineffable about the human experience and the pandemic, while delving deeper into Wilson’s own autobiography in the process. ” Read Myles McNutt’s full review of the second season of the docuseries.
The Great British Cake (Netflix, Friday, 3:01 am, season finale)
The wheel of time (Amazon Prime Video, Friday, 12:01 am)
Digging Deeper: The Disappearance of Birgit Meier (Netflix, Friday, 3:01 a.m.): As the title suggests, this four-part true crime docuseries delves into the investigation behind the surprising disappearance of Birgit Meier from her German hometown in 1989. Her case has baffled detectives for 28 long years, including his own brother, Wolfgang Sielaff, a policeman. It wasn’t until 1993 that a possible serial killer was apprehended for the crime.
Chocolate School (Netflix, Friday, 3:01 am): GBBO is wrapping up its ninth season, but Netflix has already offered a new course for your dessert-themed cooking show needs. Hosted by Amaury Guichon, Chocolate School follows eight pastry chefs from all over the world. In the first season, they will be challenged to create intricate and delicate centerpiece-style pastries made entirely from chocolate. The winner will walk away with a prize of $ 50,000.
A castle for Christmas (Netflix, Friday, 3:01 a.m.): Brooke Shields stars in this romantic comedy directed by Mary Lambert. She plays author Sophie Brown, who travels to Scotland to escape scandal and, oh yeah, casually buys a castle she’s fallen in love with. To buy it, she has to fight with the Duke who owns it and is reluctant to sell it. A regular and relatable vacation romance then brews between them.
It was the fight before Christmas (Apple TV +, Friday, 12:01 am): Directed by Becky Reed, the film centers on a neighborhood in northern Idaho overwhelmed by one man’s obsession with bringing Christmas cheer to everyone.