Pen15 and Money Heist end

Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle in Pen15;  Álvaro Morte stealing money

Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle in Pin15; Álvaro Tod in Money robbery
Photo: Hulu; Tamara Arranz/Netflix

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television on Friday December 3rd and Saturday December 4th. All times are Easter.

Best selection

Pin15 (Hulu, Friday, 12:01 am): “After only two seasons and an animated episode, Pin15 leaves an indelible legacy of the genre. It captures the essence of growing pains with tricky accuracy and luckily no baseless drama or romantic entanglements. Instead, the show is firmly rooted in its truth and becomes the funniest and most important teen comedy of the streaming era. ” Read the full season two review, part two, here. The show is co-designed by and stars Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle.

Money robbery (Netflix, Friday 3:01 am): One of the most popular global dramas from Netflix, Spain The money robbery also known Money robbery ends after five seasons. For the last five episodes, the team deals with the death of one of their own as the professor (Álvaro Morte) tries to rescue the crew still trapped in the Bank of Spain – could he finally actually show up at the crime scene? The trailers seem to suggest this. Money robbery could end, but Netflix has ordered a spin-off with a focus on Berlin (Pedro Alonso). It is set in the past, exploring the origins of the criminal mastermind, and will be released in 2023. An official Korean adaptation of the show is also slated to premiere next year.

Regular coverage

The wheel of time (Amazon Prime Video, Friday, 12:01 am)
Great British bake off: Holidays (Netflix, 3:01 p.m.)


Alex Reiter (IMDb TV, Friday, 00:01 am): Based on the book of the same name by Anthony Horowitz, this British spy thriller returns for a second season with eight episodes. Teen spy Alex Rider (Otto Farrant) is about to hang his hat after the events of the season one finale, but MI6 recruiter Alan Blunt (Stephen Dillane) has other, definitely more dangerous plans, and Alex is starting one sinister politics to unravel plot.

Mariah Christmas: The magic continues (Apple TV +, Friday, 12:01 am): Is it Christmas time at all, though Mariah Carey don’t we adore their presence and performance on screen? In this Christmas special, Carey sings her new single “Fall In Love At Christmas” along with other hits like “All I Want For Christmas Is You”. She is accompanied by artists such as Khalid and Kirk Franklin, and the special features an exclusive interview by Zane Lowe with the singer and her 10-year-old twin sons.

The Hunt for the Chicago Strangler (Discovery +, Friday, 3:01 am): Narrated by Chicago-born actress Tonya Pinkins, this three-part true crime series shows the investigation into one of the city’s most notorious serial killers. Since 1999, 51 women have been found strangled and their bodies thrown in garbage cans, alleys and abandoned buildings across Chicago. The case remains unsolved to this day, but the documentation follows the case and includes interviews with families of the victims, activists, experts, the police and survivors. The Hunt for the Chicago Strangler remembers the women – mostly black – who were killed and highlights the work of The Murder Accountability Project (MAP), a nonprofit that tracks thousands of unsolved murders using a breakthrough algorithm that signals a red alert, to recognize patterns.


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