The latest season of The Morning Show—and everything else we’re excited to watch this week

The latest season of The Morning Show—and everything else we’re excited to watch this week

Here are our 10 most anticipated titles coming to Disney Plus, Crave, Paramount Plus, Netflix, Prime Video and Apple TV Plus

Jennifer Aniston in The Morning Show on Apple TV Plus
Jennifer Aniston in The Morning Show. Apple TV Plus

Need time to recover from a busy first weekend of TIFF? Check out the new season of The Morning Show, the glossy broadcast-journalism drama starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, or Based on a True Story, which follows a couple (played by Kaley Cuoco and Chris Messina) who try to turn their lives around by blackmailing a serial killer into helping them make a true-crime podcast. There’s also Theater Camp, a quirky comedy about a group of eccentric counsellors trying to save their camp from financial ruin, plus the streaming debut of Tár, a buzzy drama starring Cate Blanchett as a famous—yet controlling and troubled—orchestra conductor. Here are our picks for the most anticipated titles hitting Disney Plus, Crave, Paramount Plus, Netflix, Prime Video and Apple TV Plus this week.

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10. This Fool, season two (Disney Plus)

This critically acclaimed comedy is set in working-class South Central Los Angeles and follows two cousins: nonprofit employee Julio (series co-creator Chris Estrada) and Luis (Frankie Quiñones), a former gang member who was recently released from prison. After Julio’s relationship and job blow up at the end of the first season, the two cousins decide to become roommates and navigate the next chapter of their lives together. September 13

9. The Other Black Girl (Disney Plus)

Adapted from Zakiya Dalila Harris’s 2021 novel of the same name, this dramedy-thriller centres on Nella Rogers, an editorial assistant—and the only Black woman—at a successful New York publishing house. Nella is excited when the company hires another Black woman named Hazel, but that feeling quickly fades when Nella begins to suspect that Hazel is sabotaging her to advance her own career, sending Nella down a path of discovering the publisher’s twisted secrets. Sinclair Daniel, Ashleigh Murray, Brittany Adebumola, Hunter Parrish, Bellamy Young and Eric McCormack star. September 13

8. The Gold (Paramount Plus)

In 1983, six robbers broke into London’s Brink’s-Mat warehouse, near Heathrow Airport, planning to steal £1 million. Instead, they found—and stole—£26 million in gold, successfully pulling off what was then the world’s biggest-ever robbery. This series dramatizes the events leading up to the heist and the decades of international investigations that followed. Hugh Bonneville, Jack Lowden, Dominic Cooper, Charlotte Spencer and Sean Harris star. September 14

7. Brother (Crave)

Filmmaker Clement Virgo directs this adaptation of David Chariandy’s award-winning novel about two Black Canadian brothers (played by Aaron Pierre and Lamar Johnson) as they navigate family, identity and their relationship while growing up in Scarborough in the 1990s. September 15

6. Love at First Sight (Netflix)

When Hadley (Haley Lu Richardson) and Oliver (Ben Hardy) meet on a flight from New York to London, it’s love at first sight. But, when they get separated at customs without any way to contact each other, the only thing that may be able to bring them back together is destiny. September 15

5. Wilderness (Prime Video)

At the beginning of this British thriller, young couple Liv (Jenna Coleman) and Will (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) seem to lead a picture-perfect life. But, when Liv learns about a betrayal by Will on the eve of their dream American road trip vacation, she starts envisioning the many opportunities she’ll have to enact revenge. September 15

4. Tár (Crave)

Cate Blanchett stars in this awards-season favourite as Lydia Tár, a world-famous conductor whose career—and life—falls apart when she is accused of misconduct. Written and directed by Todd Field, the film was nominated for Hollywood’s major awards, including the Oscars, BAFTAs and Screen Actors Guild Awards. September 15

3. Theater Camp (Disney Plus)

This comedy tracks a group of quirky theatre-camp counsellors and their students as they try to save their beloved camp from financial ruin before the opening night of their summer show. Molly Gordon, Ben Platt, Noah Galvin, Jimmy Tatro, Patti Harrison, Amy Sedaris and Ayo Edebiri star. September 14

2. Based on a True Story (Prime Video)

Available via the StackTV subscription, this comedy-thriller follows married couple Ava (Kaley Cuoco) and Nathan (Chris Messina), who are contending with mounting work stress, bills and a new pregnancy. When true-crime obsessed Ava discovers that family friend Matt (Tom Bateman) is a serial killer, the couple decide to blackmail him into creating a podcast about his crimes, hoping it will help solve their problems. Now streaming

1. The Morning Show, season three (Apple TV Plus)

Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon return for another drama-filled season of this glossy workplace series set at a morning news program in New York. When the show’s network attracts the attention of a high-powered tech executive who claims he wants to help, the crew is thrown into turmoil and the future begins to look uncertain. Nicole Beharie and Jon Hamm also join the cast. September 13