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What to Stream This Weekend: Loot, Ripley, Scoop and More

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This weekend’s new picks include the return of Loot, the new series Ripley and the film Scoop!


Maya Rudolph’s Apple TV+ comedy Loot returned for its second season this past Wednesday (April 3). A year after Molly (Rudolph) settles her very public divorce from tech billionaire John (Adam Scott), we find her thriving in her role as the head of the Wells Foundation. The first two episodes of the second season are now streaming. New episodes premiere each Wednesday.


Andrew Scott takes on the role of Ripley in this new adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s crime novel The Talented Mr. Ripley. In the new 8-episode series, a grifter (Ripley) is living in New York during the 1960s and is hired by a wealthy man to begin a complex life of deceit, fraud, and murder. Ripley also stars Johnny Flynn and Dakota Fanning. The series began streaming on Netflix this past Thursday (April 4).


Find out how the BBC obtained the bombshell interview with Prince Andrew about his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein in Netflix’s Scoop. The film stars Gillian Anderson, Keeley Hawes, Billie Piper, and Rufus Sewell. Scoop begins streaming on Friday, April 5.

Also New This Weekend:

  • In the new Netflix doc, The Antisocial Network: Memes to Mayhem, a group of lonely teenagers formed an online community and bonded over their isolation, but their collective beliefs warped reality.
  • Beyond Paradise returns for its second season on BritBox where Humphrey Goodman (Kris Marshall) is solving even more mysteries far from the Caribbean in picturesque Devon. New episodes will drop each Thursday following the April 4th season premiere.
  • Starring Valérie Lemercier as Céline…I mean “Aline,” the 14th child of a modest Québécois family becomes the most famous singer in the world. Aline is now streaming on CBC Gem.
  • Joel McHale returns in Crime Scene Kitchen – the messy baking competition series. The second season is now streaming on CBC Gem.
  • Prime Video has two new romantic films this weekend: Musica starring Camila Mendes (Riverdale), Rudy Mancuso (The Flash), Francesca Reale (Stranger Things), and J.B. Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm); and then How to Date Billy Walsh starring Charithra Chandran, Sebastian Croft, and Tanner Buchanan. Both films are now streaming on Prime Video.
  • Comedian Alex Edelman brings his show, Just for Us, to HBO following an acclaimed, extended run on Broadway. Premieres this Saturday, April 6 at 10 p.m. ET on Crave/HBO.

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