What to watch on Netflix Canada this weekend

What to watch on Netflix Canada this weekend

Rebel Wilson in Senior Year Netflix

Thanks to the second season of Hacks, the return of Canadian comedy legends with The Kids in the Hall, and the debut of Letterkenny spin-off series Shoresy, the streamers are in for a comedy-loaded weekend. Here’s our roundup of the best new titles available on Netflix, CBC Gem, Apple TV Plus, Crave and Prime Video.

Bling Empire

This wildly popular reality series following the glitz- and glamour-filled lives of some of L.A.’s wealthiest debuted last year with lots of fanfare and headline-grabbing moments. All the scene-stealers are back for a second season packed with new romances, breakups, friendships and—of course—some more drama. May 13


Senior Year

Rebel Wilson attempts to learn the TikToking ways of Gen Z in this fish-out-of-water high school comedy, which finds her playing a cheerleader who winds up in a long-term coma from a bizarre cheering routine accident. When she wakes up 20 years later, she decides to return to school and compete for the prom queen title. What could possibly go wrong? May 13



When she’s invited to her ex-husband’s wedding to a much younger woman, Zarqa—the protagonist of this six-episode comedy—lets everyone know she’ll be attending with her new boyfriend, a brain surgeon named Brian. The only problem? Brian doesn’t exist. At least not yet. The series is created by and stars Little Mosque on the Prairie scribe Zarqa Nawaz. May 13


Apple TV Plus
The Essex Serpert

Set in Victorian England, this moody drama tracks bright and inquisitive widow Cora (Claire Danes) who moves to Essex to research sightings of a mythical serpent and develops an unexpected fondness for the town’s vicar (Tom Hiddleston). When a mysterious tragedy strikes not long after her arrival, the locals do what’s easiest: blame the strange, unconventional woman who doesn’t belong. May 13



Knock, knock. Who’s there? Weekend. Weekend Who? Weekend do anything we want…a weak joke that would no doubt be skewered by the fierce comedy duo that is standup Deborah Vance (Jean Smart) and punchy writer Ava (Hannah Einbinder). Luckily, the two have smarter material in the second season of this critical and Emmy-winning darling which sends the two colleagues-slash-reluctant friends out on tour with a whole lot of emotional baggage. Now streaming



Two of Canada’s greatest loves—hockey and Letterkenny—come together in this much-anticipated spinoff. The six-part series focuses on star Jared Keeso’s fan-favourite (but infrequently seen) character Shoresy who moves to Sudbury to join a not-very-good AAA hockey team. May 13


The Time Traveler’s Wife

The latest adaptation of Audrey Niffenegger’s bestselling novel, a six-episode HBO series, stars Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones) and Theo James (Divergent) as Clare and Henry, a deeply in-love couple. Their romance, however, is complicated by a mysterious, uncontrollable condition that causes Henry to randomly somersault through time. May 15


Prime Video
The Kids in the Hall

After a very long hiatus, Canada’s iconic comedy troupe is back. OG members Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney and Scott Thompson have reunited for an eight-episode run of their trademark out-there sketches. The impressive roster of guest stars includes Catherine O’Hara, Kenan Thompson, Mark Hamill, Tracee Ellis Ross, Catherine Reitman, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee and more. May 13