Apr 18, 2024 - Things to Do

What's new on Netflix, Hulu, Max and Prime Video

"The Circle" host Michelle Buteau stands in a black outfit

"The Circle" host Michelle Buteau. Photo: Ben Blackall/Netflix

Here's what's new on Netflix, Hulu, Max, Prime Video, Apple TV+, Peacock and Paramount+.

What we're watching: A new season of Netflix's social competition show, the second installment of "Rebel Moon" and a new documentary about the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

My pick of the week

"The Circle" — Season 6 available now on Netflix

Behind the scenes: Filming was moved from the U.K. to Atlanta for seasons six and seven.

Maxwell's thought bubble: In a new twist, one of the contestants is an OpenAI chatbot (also named Max), and I was blown away by its ability to strategize the game and carry out conversations that sound authentic and human.

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"Rebel Moon Part 2: The Scargiver" — Available tomorrow on Netflix

What they're saying: Part 2 "is a war movie," following the previous film that set everything up, director Zack Snyder said in a press release.

Fun fact: Snyder planted his own wheat fields for the battle scenes in this film, and the entire cast had to take a course on how to harvest wheat.

"An American Bombing: The Road to April 19th" — Available now on Max

The intrigue: Former President Bill Clinton appears in this documentary that revisits the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

More to watch

"High Hopes" on Hulu

  • Jimmy Kimmel is the executive producer of this new reality series about a pair of brothers from Belarus who own one of the oldest dispensaries in Hollywood. Available Saturday.

"The Jinx Part Two" on Max

  • This new docuseries is a continuation of 2015's "The Jinx," an investigation of real estate billionaire Robert Durst that led to his arrest for the murder of his longtime friend Susan Berman. Available Sunday.

"Under the Bridge" on Hulu

  • Academy Award nominee Lily Gladstone stars in this new limited series based on Rebecca Godfrey's true crime novel about the 1997 murder of Reena Virk. Available now.

"The Upshaws" season 5 on Netflix

  • Netflix's sitcom starring Mike Epps, Wanda Sykes and Kim Fields has already been renewed for a sixth season. Available now.

"CTRL+ALT+DESIRE" on Paramount+

  • Filmmakers with intimate access to convicted killer Grant Amato uncover how his obsession with a cam girl led to him killing his parents and brother. Available now.

"Going Home With Tyler Cameron" on Prime Video

  • The former "The Bachelorette" contestant stars in this new reality show and reunites with fellow alumni including Matt James, Rachael Kirkconnell, Jason Tartick and Hannah Brown. Available now.

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