What’s New to Watch This Week: June 22 to 28, 2020

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga | Photo courtesy of Netflix

Sit back, relax, and tune in with our picks for what’s new to watch this week from Monday, June 22 to Sunday, June 28, 2020.

We’ve begun compiling the latest in TV, movies, streaming specials and more in-the-moment programming worth watching.

So throw that popcorn in the microwave, kick your feet up, and read on to find what’s new to watch this week online from Monday, June 22 to Sunday, June 28, 2020.

What’s New to Watch This Week in Houston

  • Eric Andre: Legalize Everything Comedy Special | Available Tuesday, June 23 | Netflix – Actor, comedian, and overall absurdist extraordinaire Eric Andre hits Netflix this Tuesday for what will be his highly-anticipated first original stand-up special. Best-known as the creator, host, and co-writer of the Adult Swim comedy series The Eric Andre Show, Andre continues to tear down the walls of what defines comedy with his brand of high-energy shock humor as he tackles topics ranging from the autofill function in computers to the beyond-strange choice for the television show “Cops” theme song.
  • Crazy Delicious: Series Premiere | Available Wednesday, June 24 | Netflix – Watch on as ambitious amateur chefs do their best to create innovative dishes using only ingredients from an edible forest. Yes, you heard right. Set within what can only be described as The Wizard of Oz meets Charlie and the Chocolate Factory scenery, the contestants of this kitschy competition show aim to impress the judges with fantastical feasts picked right from their very own garden of earthly delights.
  • Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band | Available Thursday, June 25 | Hulu – Thought to be as cautionary as it is entertaining, this brand-new documentary which follows Robbie Robertson and The Band offers a revealing front-row view of Robertson from childhood through the creation of one of America’s most popular group of songwriters, The Band. Sit back and watch on as an unassuming group of musicians goes from a smalltime folk/country outfit to backing up Bob Dylan and ultimately being regarded as one of the most important groups of their time.
  • Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2 | Available Friday, June 26 | Disney+ Pull back the curtain and join Walt Disney Animation’s artists and technicians who are hard at work to bring you Frozen 2. Taking place a year before the premiere of the film, this six-part tv documentary finds the animators under the gun with the world premiere fast-approaching. Featuring several members of the cast including, Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Evan Rachel Wood and more, this doc reveals what all goes into creating what would become one of the most highly-anticipated films in Walt Disney Animation history. If you’re a fan of the movie series, you’ll love getting a first-hand look at all the challenges, creativity, and artistry that went into making this beloved follow-up. Unlike other Disney+ series, all six episodes of Into the Unknown will be uploaded to Disney+ at the same time on June 26. Binge away. Try Disney+ free for 7 days.
  • Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga | Available Friday, June 26 | Netflix – Starring Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams, two singers with big hopes from a small town have in their sights a chance to finally fulfill their dream of competing in the world’s most popular singing contest. This hilarious Netflix original finds the pair overwhelmed with two-timing competitors, high stakes competition and more absurdity, all in the name of chasing their pop idol dreams. Can their relationship stand the pressure?
  • Guns Akimbo | Available Saturday, June 27 | Amazon Prime In this anxiety-inducing dark comedy Miles (played by Daniel Radcliffe from the Harry Potter series) is a digital creator behind video games. When Miles accidentally becomes a participant in an online deathmatch with real-life consequences, he learns that his games can be more than entertaining: they can be deadly. Can Miles outlast Nix, a high-performing assassin? Are his newfound fighting chops enough to save his kidnapped ex? Try Amazon Prime free for 30 days.

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