The Jinx 2, Dead Boy Detectives

Welcome to What’s On, our weekly selection of must-watch shows. You have to watch this from Sunday April 21 to Thursday April 25. All tenses are Eastern. (Note: The weekend edition of What’s On comes out on Fridays.)

The great ones

The Jinx – Part Two (HBO, Sunday, 10 p.m.)

The Jinx Part Two | Official trailer | Max

Can you believe HBO’s? The Jinx premiered nine years ago? After all this time, there’s now a six-episode sequel to the true crime phenomenon, covering everything that’s happened since the ‘kill them all’ reveal, complete with new interviews. by Robert Durst prison phone calls before he died in 2022, and previously unshared details about his crimes. Here’s a piece of it The AV club‘s review:

As a follow-up, The Jinx – Part Two largely succeeds. It leans toward a prosecution drama that relies less on new bombshell evidence and humanizes the friends and lovers Durst endeared without assuaging their guilt.

Dead boy detectives (Netflix, Thursday, 3:01)

Dead Boy Detectives | Official trailer | Netflix

Neil Gaiman The Netflix universe then expands The sandman of Dead boy detectives. Charles Rowland (George Rexstrew) and Edwin Paine (Jayden Revri) avoid the afterlife by staying on Earth to solve supernatural crimes after they die. The eight-episode drama also stars Briana Cuoco, Jenn Lyon, Lukas Gage, Lindsey Gort and Ruth Connell. And yes, expect a crossover as Kirby Howell-Baptiste reprises her role as Death The sandman here. Watch out for The AV club‘s review of the show on Thursday.

Hidden gems

Hip-hop and the White House (Hulu, Monday, 12:01 a.m.)

Rapper Jeezy Talks New Documentary ‘Hip-Hop and the White House’

Rapper Jeezy narrates Hip-hop and the White Housewhich examines the influence of black culture on American politics over the past fifty years, specifically (and interestingly enough) through the lens of various presidential administrations.

Them (Prime Video, Thursday, 12:01 p.m.)

Them: The Scare – Official Trailer | Prime Video

Anthology horror series from Little Marvin and Lena Waithe Them is back for season two. Deborah Ayorinde is the only original cast member to return, and this time she plays LAPD officer Dawn Reeves, who is on a mission to solve the murder of her foster mother. Pam Grier, Luke James and Jeremy Bobb star.

More good things

The Doomsday Cult of Antarez de La Luz (Netflix, Thursday, 3:01)

La oscuridad de La Luz del Mundo | Official trailer | Netflix

What’s a TV viewing week without Netflix indulging true crime addicts? The Doomsday Cult of Antarez de La Luz revives the dark stories of a cult from Chile known for ritual murders and other gruesome activities.

City hunter (Netflix, Thursday, 3:01)

City Hunter | Official trailer | Netflix

The live-action adaptation of the manga City hunter follows womanizing private detective Ryo (Ryohei Suzuki) as he teams up with his late partner’s sister (played by Misato Morita) to solve the murder.

I can’t miss the summaries

The sympathizer (HBO, Sunday, 9 p.m.)

Shogun (FX on Hulu, Tuesday, 12:01 a.m., season one finale)

Palm Royale (Apple TV+, Wednesday, 12:01 a.m.)

Top chef (Bravo, Wednesday, 9 p.m.)

Arrived now

The Grand Door Prize (Apple TV+, Wednesday, 12:01 a.m., season two premiere)

Velma (Max, Thursday, 3:01, season two premiere)

Ends soon

Alice & Jac (PBS, Sunday, 10 p.m., season one finale)

Not dead yet (ABC, Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., season two finale)

American horror story (FX, Wednesday, 10 p.m., season 12 finale)

The long shadow (AMC+, Thursday, 3:01, season one finale)

Diarra from Detroit (BET, Thursday, 3:01 p.m., season one finale)