What to Watch the Week of March 19, 2023: Yellowjackets Season 2, Love Is Blind, and New Period Dramas

Bad Dates (podcast): Jameela Jamil’s new podcast debuts on Amazon Music today, and then on all podcast services next Monday, March 27. Here, she’ll welcome celeb guests to share of the worst and craziest dating stories. Available today, Monday, March 20

American Masters: Tony—A Year in the Life of Dr. Anthony Fauci (PBS): This documentary follows Dr. Fauci over the course of 14 months to show a rarely seen side of the scientist, husband, father and public servant. From the inauguration of President Biden to his retirement, Dr. Fauci will reflect on his 50-year career in public health. 8 p.m. ET

Tuesday, March 21

Restaurants at the End of the World (NatGeo and Disney+): Chef Kristen Kish travels the world in search of the people, places, culture and traditions behind the most remote restaurants. In one episode, Kristen ventures to North Haven Island, Maine, where she’ll assist Chef Carolynn Ladd and create a hyper-local dessert of her own, infused with goat milk from the friendliest and jumpiest goats in all of Maine. In this exclusive, Kristen visits a beloved goat farm (baby goats!!) and sanctuary to acquire resources for her and Chef Ladd’s farm-to-table dinner. 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT on Nat Geo; available the next day on Disney+

Wednesday, March 22

Ted Lasso (Apple TV+): Episode two drops today (here’s a brief synopsis: “News of a top player looking to move to London sends the English clubs into a frenzy. Richmond play their first game back in the Premier League.”), but first, read our interview with Brett Goldstein. The actor, who plays fan favorite Roy Kent, opens up about lovemaking, Grease 2, and pretending to be Indiana Jones. You’re welcome. Streaming weekly

The man, the myth, the legend. Brett Goldstein, aka Roy Kent on Ted Lasso.

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Thursday, March 23

Excessive (Broadway Video and Audible podcast): The dark romantic comedy stars Joshua Jackson, along with Amy Sedaris, Loni Love, Kim Cattrall, Meredith Hagner, Debbie Allen, Heidi Gardner, and Guillermo Díaz. In it it, Paula O’Brien (played by Chloe Fineman) is a 30-something haunted house stage manager who has always been told she’s a little over the top, so after a humiliating turn at the wedding of her childhood best friend (Meredith Hagner), Paula flees Connecticut, leaving her overbearing mother (Kim Cattrall) behind, and moves to Vegas, where she meets Victor (Joshua Jackson). Available today, March 23

Friday, March 24

Yellowjackets (Showtime): Season two of the critically acclaimed hit drama series welcomes new cast members Lauren Ambrose (Six Feet Under, Servant), Simone Kessell (Obi-Wan Kenobi), and Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) who join stars Melanie Lynskey, Juliette Lewis, Christina Ricci, and Tawny Cypress (Unforgettable), along with Sophie Nélisse, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Sophie Thatcher, Samantha Hanratty, Courtney Eaton, Liv Hewson, Steven Krueger, Warren Kole, and Kevin Alves. The first episode in season two drops tonight on streaming and on demand for all Showtime subscribers, then on Showtime on Sunday, March 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

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