‘Wheel of Time,’ ‘Cowboy Bebop,’ ‘Tiger King 2’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week



A Choice of Weapons: Inspired by Gordon Parks: A study of photographer and activist, Gordon Parks. 9 p.m., HBO

Moonrise Kingdom: Wes Anderson’s love story about two 12-year-olds who run away together. It doesn’t sound sweet, but it truly is. 8:26 p.m., HBO Comedy (West)

Bill & Ted marathon: Excellent. 7:30 p.m., ActionMAX


The Flash: Aliens invade, launching this year’s DC crossover event. 7 p.m., The CW

Riverdale: Cheryl demands a return to the “old ways” in the season 6 premiere. 8 p.m., The CW

Marvel’s Hit Monkey: A snow monkey and a ghost kill their way through the Yakuza in this new bonkers animated series. Premiere. Hulu

The Bachelorette: Michelle takes the men to Minnesota. 7 p.m., ABC


Tiger King 2: No one asked for it, but here it is, friends: everything that has happened since Joe went to jail and Carole came for his zoo. Premiere. Netflix

The Curse of Von Dutch: The story of the rise and fall of the 2000s brand that became one of the most recognizable labels on Earth. Premiere. Hulu

Road House: Patrick Swayze forever. 5:30 p.m., Showtime West


Wheel of Time: In this new series based on the fantasy novels of the same name, a member of the Aes Sedai, an organization of women with magical powers, attempts to find the reincarnation of the Dragon, who is prophesized to either save or destroy the world. Series premiere. Amazon

The Great: Catherine takes the crown and attempts to bring the Enlightenment to Russia. Season two premiere. Hulu

Music Box: Jagged: An intimate look at Alanis Morissette and her 1995 album Jagged Little Pill. 7 p.m., HBO

The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip: Someone had the brilliant idea to put Cynthia Bailey, Kenya Moore, Kyle Richards, Luann de Lesseps, Melissa Gorga, Ramona Singer, and Teresa Giudice in a vacation home together and film it all. Series premiere. Peacock

Psych 3: This is Gus: Gus is getting married in the third standalone Psych film. Premiere. Peacock

Star Trek: Discovery: Season four premiere. Paramount+


Cowboy Bebop: John Cho stars in this live-action adaptation of the popular anime series about a team of bounty hunters. Series premiere. Netflix

King Richard: Will Smith stars as Richard Williams, father of Venus and Serena, in this film about their stratospheric rise in the world of tennis. Premiere. HBO Max

tick … tick … BOOM!: Lin Manuel-Miranda directs this musical about a young composer in the 1990s who worries he’s made the wrong career choice. Andrew Garfield stars. Premiere. Netflix

Hellbound: In this new Korean series from the director of Train to Busan, unearthly beings come to Earth to condemn sinners to Hell. Series premiere Netflix

Procession: This documentary follows 6 men who were abused by Catholic priests as they seek relief from their psychological pain. Premiere. Netflix


Saturday Night Live: Simu Liu & Saweetie 10:30 p.m., Thursday

2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: Tina Turner, Carole King, The Go-Go’s, JAY-Z, Foo Fighters, and Todd Rundgren, Kraftwerk, Charley Patton, and Gil Scott-Heron, LL Cool J, Billy Preston, and Randy Rhoads, and Clarence Avant are inducted. 7 p.m., HBO


2021 American Music Awards: Cardi B hosts. 7 p.m., ABC

Power Book II: Ghost: Season two. 7 p.m., Starz

Call the Midwife: A look back at 10 years of Call the Midwife, along with interviews with the cast and crew. 7 p.m., PBS


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