The Entertainment Forecast

March 3 – March 10, 2023

Snoopy returns, Mel Brooks’ new ‘History’ project & guess who’s coming to dinner?

Gigi Hadid and Tan France are looking for the next stars in fashion designing.

FRIDAY, March 3
The Snoopy Show
The world’s most iconic cartoon beagle returns for season three—with even more happy-dancing, fighter-ace plane flying and adventures with his birdie buddy, Woodstock (Apple TV+). 

Next in Fashion
Tan France and Gigi Hadid host season two of the high-stakes design competition series, in which talented designers complete for $200,000 and the chance to share their work with the world (Netflix).

Black Girl Missing
Inspired by true stories of missing women of color, this original movie stars Garcelle Beauvais and spotlights the disparities of Black women by the media and authorities. It’s part of network’s ongoing “Stop Violence Against Women” campaign.

SUNDAY, March 5
Be My Guest
Dancer Misty Copeland, actors Stanley Tucci and Laura Linney, and singer-songwriter Norah Jones are among on host Ina Garten’s drop-in list for the new season of her series about sharing fabulous food, sparkling conversation and lots of laughs (11:30 a.m., Food Network).

The Rise and Fall of HQ Trivia
Find out the story behind the explosive rise, and the abrupt decline in fortune, of the 2017 trivia-game app that was supposed to herald the beginning of a new era of television—but didn’t (9 p.m., CNN).

MONDAY, March 6
History of the World Part II
It’s been four decades since Mel Brooks’ seminal, sidesplitting comedy opus, and now there’s finally a sequel. The celebrity-packed sketch-comedy series stars Brooks, Nick Kroll, Wanda Sykes and Ike Barinholtz, with appearances by Zazie Beetz, Quinta Brunson, Danny DeVito, David Duchovny, Hannah Einbinder, Johnny Knoxville and just about everyone else who ever tickled a funnybone (Hulu).

Rain Dogs
Dark comedy series about a single British mum, her young daughter and an upper-class gay man—a dysfunctional “family” on the fringes of society attempting to go straight in a crooked world (10 p.m., HBO).

TUESDAY, March 7
Two women form an unlikely alliance when a gas station clerk receives a call from a nearly blind woman who’s fleeing her murderous ex. Can the gas gal guide the sight-impaired former spouse to safety? (VOD).


Bounce around through women’s basketball history and learn how it was shaped in Hoop Muses: An Insider’s Guide to Pop Culture and the (Women’s) Game (Twelve Books) by Emmy-winning journalist Kate Fagan, who brings a colorfully illustrated, time-traveling hipness to this under-recognized story of female hoopsters.


Now on Blu-ray and DVD, the critically hailed Women Talking—based on a real incident—features an ensemble cast (Jessie Buckley, Rooney Mara, Claire Foy and Frances McDormand) in an inspiring tale of Mennonite wives and daughters who make a fateful decision after years of abuse by men in their community. (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment)

The Challenge: World Championship
This first-ever global “Challenge” event will feature veterans of the “extreme” elimination series competing in a new series of complex, sometimes grueling games (Paramount+).

Farmer Wants a Wife
Grammy-winning country hitmaker Jennifer Nettles (above, who starred in the hit TV series The Righteous Gemstones) helps wrangle romance in the heartland in this new dating series, already a smash in other countries but making its USA debut tonight (9 p.m., Fox).

School Spirits
In this new streaming series aimed at the YA market, a teen girl (Peyton List) stuck in the afterlife goes on an investigative journey to find out what happened to put her there—while adjusting to high school in the hereafter (Paramount+).


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