The premiere of the Marvel series continues this week with the launch of Ms. Marvel on Disney+. Also on stream from June 8-14 is the long-awaited crime novel adaptation (Dark winds), the annual celebration of the best of Broadway (the Tonys), and the reboot of Queer as Folk. And, on a more serious note, prime time hearings on the Capitol riots on January 6, 2021.
Below is The Hollywood ReporterList of premieres, returns and specials for the next seven days. Will be next is not able to see everything, but please CHEAP directions to worthy choices for the coming week. All times are ET/PT unless noted.
When the character was introduced in Marvel comics in 2013, Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel has been hailed as a huge leap forward in terms of representation, but it’s also very entertaining. The character is currently the subject of a Disney+ Marvel series, with Imani Vellani starring as a Pakistani-American Muslim teenager from Jersey City, New Jersey, who discovers she has superpowers.
The series gets a little twisty as it establishes Kamala’s place in the world, CHEAP Critic Angie Han noted, but “whatever Ms. Marvel lack of finesse, it makes up for in charm. “The show premieres on Wednesdays.
Newly accepted Peacock’s Queer as Folk (Thursday) follows members of the LGBTQ+ community in New Orleans who come together after a tragedy. Season three of the important favorite movie For all mankind premieres Friday on Apple TV+. Peaky Blinders (Friday, Netflix) premieres its final season. Comedy animation Fairfax (Friday, Main Video) is back for season two. Kill first (Friday, Netflix) follows the romance between a teenage vampire and a vampire hunter. Part three of Sinister premieres Sunday on Paramount+.
Prize: Oscar winner and Tony Award nominee Ariana DeBose hosts the 75th Annual Tony Awards (8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT Sunday, CBS), the awards return home to normal their release in June after a delayed date last year (reflecting Broadway’s struggles amid the pandemic). Music A strange loop has the most nominations with 11.
Also: ABC, CBS, NBC will air prime time on the January 6 committee hearings in the House of Representatives beginning at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. Pacific time (CNN, MSNBC and Fox Business will too). Attractive wraps up his four-season show on The CW at 8 p.m. Friday.
New: Tony Hillerman’s bestselling novels featuring Native American detectives Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee have come a very long way on screen, including a few false starts and a pair of PBS movies in the early 2000s. Now, the characters – with the backing of executive producers Robert Redford and George RR Martin – get a series of intros in Dark winds, premiering at 9 p.m. Sunday on AMC and AMC+. Zahn McClarnon and Kiowa Gordon play Leaphorn and Chee, with a mostly local team and story writers.
Also: Become Elizabeth (9pm Sunday, Starz) is the story of Queen Elizabeth I of England, beginning in her late teens. Alicia von Rittberg plays the main character.