May 16, 2024 - Business

What's new on Netflix, Apple TV+ Peacock and BET+

Actors Luke Newton and Nicola Coughlan in season 3 of the TV show "Bridgerton."

Luke Newton and Nicola Coughlan in "Bridgerton." Photo: Liam Daniel/Netflix

Here's what's new on Netflix, Apple TV+, Peacock, Paramount+, Prime Video and BET+ this weekend.

What we're watching: Another budding romance in the new season of "Bridgerton," a series about the founder of the Black Panther Party and a documentary about the 1990 New York Yankees.

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"Bridgerton" season 3 — Available now on Netflix

The intrigue: ​​Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan) and Colin Bridgerton's (Luke Newton) game of "will they, won't they" takes center stage this season.

The fine print: Part two of the third season premieres June 13.

"The Big Cigar" — Available Friday on Apple TV+

The big picture: This limited series tells the true story of Black Panthers founder Huey P. Newton's escape from the FBI, which involved a fake movie production.

Behind the scenes: Don Cheadle directed the first two episodes.

"Bronx Zoo '90: Crime, Chaos and Baseball" — Available now on Peacock

State of play: This docuseries based on articles from New York Post columnist Joel Sherman covers some of the many controversies associated with the 1990 New York Yankees.

59th Academy of Country Music Awards on Prime Video

  • Luke Combs, Megan Moroney and Morgan Wallen lead nominations for this year's ACMs, hosted by Reba McEntire. Available at 8pm ET Thursday
  • How it works: A Prime membership is not required to stream the show.

"Pillowcase Murders" on Paramount+

  • Filmmaker Randy Ferrell ("Death Row Chronicles") directs this three-part doc about a serial killer who targeted residents of a Dallas-area retirement community. Available now

"Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies & Scandal" on Netflix

  • This new documentary chronicles the aftermath of the 2015 data hack of the controversial dating website for affairs. Available now

"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" season 9 on Paramount+

  • Keke Palmer, Connie Britton, Stephanie Hsu and Anitta are among this season's guest judges. Available Friday

"Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead" on BET+

  • Nicole Richie, Patricia Williams ("The Ms. Pat Show") and Simone Joy Jones ("Bel-Air") star in this remake of the classic '90s film. Available now

"Thelma the Unicorn" on Netflix

  • Alabama Shakes lead singer Brittany Howard stars in this new animated kids movie with comedians Will Forte, Fred Armisen and Zach Galifianakis. Available Friday

"Outer Range" season 2 on Prime Video

  • Back on the Abbott family ranch, Royal and Cecilia deal with the aftermath of their granddaughter's disappearance and face new threats. Available now

"Power" on Netflix

  • This new documentary examines the history of policing in America and its influence on the lives of citizens. Available Friday

"My Crazy Quince" on Tubi

  • Comedian Anjelah Johnson-Reyes and guest panelists Leah Lamarr, Drea Okeke and Erik Rivera revisit special and crazy moments from quinceañera home videos. Available now
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