With Prime Video, Hulu, Disney+, Max (the upgraded HBO Max), Paramount+, Netflix, Peacock, Discovery+, Starz and even more streaming services, there’s no shortage of options when choosing what to binge-watch in your free time. However, sometimes the amount of great film and television available to stream can be overwhelming and lead to scrolling aimlessly — hoping to land on that perfect piece of content.
Scroll no more! To help you out, ET has rounded up the best movies and TV shows to stream this week, including new arrivals, nostalgia-filled favorites and screen adaptations of classic novels. Plus, the 76th Annual Tony Awards will be streaming live this week, the ceremony of the year for all Broadway lovers.
From a new gritty Apple TV+ thriller and drama The Crowded Room with an all-star cast including Tom Holland, Amanda Seyfried and Emmy Rossum to a brand new reality show contest featuring where your favorite celebs compete hosted by William Shatner, we’ve got your streaming content covered. Here are the best TV shows and movies to stream this week:
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Stars on Mars
Modern Family’s Ariel Winter, Superbad’s Christopher Mintz-Plasse (best known as McLovin’), championship fighter Ronda Rousey, Vanderpump Rules‘ Tom Schwartz, Real Housewife Porsha Williams, NFL player Marshawn Lynch and so many more will compete on this new reality show Stars on Mars hosted by William Shatner. These stars will undergo challenges to try and stay alive on “Mars.” Who will make the cut each week? Find out when the show airs tonight, June 5 on FOX or the next day on Hulu.
The Crowded Room
Arrested for a crime he doesn’t remember committing, Danny Sullivan (Tom Holland), is interrogated by Rya Goodwin (Amanda Seyfried) who tries to solve these mysterious murders and determine why so many people in Sullivan’s life continue to disappear. The psychological thriller series set in the late 1970s will have you on the edge of your seat. The Crowded Room begins streaming on June 9.
Based on a True Story
Starring Flight Attendant actress Kaley Cuoco and Air‘s Chris Messina, Based on a True Story is inspired by, well, true events. When a serial killer pops up in a California neighborhood, a true crime fan (Cuoco) decides to start a podcast about the murders with the help of her partner (Messina), only to be framed for the crimes themselves. Co-created by Air star Jason Bateman, Based on a True Story is a new binge-worthy comedy that comes to streaming on June 8.
When they launched, these delicious, spicy Cheetos took the nation by storm. Flamin’ Hot gives viewers an inside look at the story of Richard Montañez — a Mexican-American man who rose from janitor to Director of Marketing all because of the beloved flavor. This light-hearted and inspiring comedy marks Eva Longoria‘s directorial debut. Flamin’ Hot comes to both Disney+ and Hulu on Friday, June 9—just in time for family movie night. We suggest some Flamin’ Hot Cheetos to pair with the film to heighten your viewing experience, naturally.
The 76th Annual Tony Awards
The biggest night on Broadway is happening on Sunday, June 11. The Tony Awards will celebrate the best performances in this year’s musicals and plays. The awards ceremony will air on CBS and stream live for Paramount+ subscribers.
Avatar: The Way of Water
Avatar: The Way of Water, the sequel to James Cameron’s record-breaking hit, Avatar, is finally coming to streaming. The story follows where the first one left off, allowing viewers to see new beautiful and magical locations of Pandora while following the Sully family. Viewers can watch the blockbuster with Disney+ or Max when it comes to streaming on Wednesday, June 7.
Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets
Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets is streaming now on Prime Video. The documentary dives into the Duggar family and the Institute of Basic Life Principles, Most known for their time on the TLC reality show, 19 Kids and Counting, this isn’t the first time the incredibly large family has been placed under the microscope. Find out new insights are in store in this riveting film featuring interviews with Jill Duggar.
Starring Sydney Sweeney as Reality, an NSA agent accused of leaking classified documents to the media, Reality is an HBO original film based on a true story. Reality shared information about Russia’s interference with the 2016 presidential election and received a prison sentence of five years and three months. This film is streaming now on Max (formerly HBO Max).
The Australian crime dark comedy Deadloch is now streaming on Prime Video. In this series, two detectives who couldn’t be more different must partner up to figure out who is behind the ghastly murders in their town. The pair has no choice but to get along as more bodies keep turning up the longer the case goes unsolved.
Jelly Roll: Save Me
From drug addiction to incarceration, former rapper Jelly Roll has lived through many highs and lows on his way to becoming a country music star. Teaming up with ABC New Studios and Hulu, Jelly Roll opens up about the challenges he faces with mental health in this new documentary streaming on Hulu.
Seven men and seven women compete for the heart of bachelorette Lexi. However, nothing is standing in the way of the other contestants falling in love with each other in this new dating show streaming now Paramount+. Get ready for a chance of love, heartbreak and all kinds of drama.
American Born Chinese
Hoping he can finally break into the cool crowd, Jin Wang’s plans are halted when he’s paired with a new foreign exchange student just because they’re both Chinese. But it turns out this new student isn’t from China, or even from this planet, and now he needs Jin Wang’s help. Starring Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan, this series is streaming on Disney+ now.
Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne star in this latest Apple TV+ series about two friends who reconnect later in life. The dysfunctional friendship starts to consume both of their lives, much to the chagrin of Byrne’s family and friends. The duo shines in this hilarious show that’s now streaming.
Following Kim Kardashian‘s divorce, Khloe Kardashian‘s fight with cancer and a rift rising between the older sisters, this season of The Kardashians is bringing the drama. Kylie Jenner also addresses the beauty standards her family sets and talks about how she doesn’t want that for her own daughter in the third season streaming now.
Arnold Schwarzenegger is back baby. In his first-ever series, he stars as a CIA operative on the verge of retirement. Things go awry on his last mission when he realizes the agent he goes in to save is his very own daughter. This action-packed series is full of laughs and is currently streaming.
Wanda Sykes: I’m an Entertainer
From the pandemic to the insurrection to raising Gen Z children, it seems like nothing is off limits for Wanda Sykes in her latest one-hour-long comedy special. Streaming on Netflix, Sykes is sure to deliver laughs with her delightful performance and hilarious observations.
Clone High (2023)
Featuring the same characters from the original (who were frozen for 20 years), Joan of Arc, JFK, Cleopatra and more are back in the Max reboot of Clone High. Will Forte returns as the voice of a lovestruck teenage Abraham Lincoln streaming now.
White Men Can’t Jump
If you loved the ’92 version of White Men Can’t Jump starring Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes, check out the remake streaming on Hulu now. It has everything you love about the first film — basketball, friendship and non-stop laughs — but with a modern take.
The Family Stallone
Sylvester Stallone is a superstar who often plays a tough guy. In real life, he’s a loving father of three independent daughters. The Family Stallone now streaming on Paramount+, gives viewers a look into his unexpected everyday life. This light-hearted reality show is the perfect balance of sweet and silly.
You’ll want to add this latest Apple TV+ comedy, High Desert, to your watch list. Patricia Arquette plays a former drug dealer who is turning her life around by becoming a private investigator, though her adult children are skeptical of this change. This series is currently streaming.
The female-founded women’s soccer team Angel City Football Club out of Los Angeles had its first season in 2022 and is subsequently changing the world of women’s sports. Owned by talented businesswomen (including Natalie Portman, Jennifer Garner and Abby Wambach, who appear in the HBO Max documentary Angel City), this team is making a huge impact in the industry. The premiere of this three-part documentary dropped on May 16.
Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me
The media created a story about the vibrant and beautiful Anna Nicole Smith marrying a much older man to get to his money. But what is the truth about this woman who died all too young? The Netflix documentary, Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me, that’s now been released to the streaming service, gives an inside look at her life like never before.
Queenmaker: The Making of an It Girl
Watch how heiresses like Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie changed the game and rose to fame in the early 2000s with the help of celebrity photographers and publicists in Queenmaker: The Making of an It Girl. What was originally fun and a way to let loose turned toxic for these socialites with the rise of internet blogging. The documentary is currently streaming.
City on Fire
When a college student, Samantha, is shot in Central Park and her best friend becomes the lead suspect, he must figure out who really committed the crime. While the murder is being investigated, Samantha’s link between fires across the New York City comes to light only to raise more questions. The murder mystery has been released exclusively to Apple TV+.
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