What’s New This Weekend | February 14-17

 In What To Watch

You’re going to need a long weekend to fit in all this great new TV. Remakes of High Fidelity and War of the Worlds. Reboots of The Soup, Slow Burn, and  Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.  Great new shows like Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist and Mario Lopez-produced The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia. Here’s everything hot that’s new this weekend.

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Friday, February 14

High Fidelity

A record store owner (Zoe Kravitz) pays a visit to five of her exes on a quest for self-improvement.

Comedy/Drama | Hulu | New

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Utopia Falls

Young people seek truth through art in an all-sing, all-dance post-apocalyptic near-future teen science fiction drama.

Drama/Sci-fi/Musical | Hulu | New

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Sunday, February 16

American Idol

Ryan Seacrest is back with Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie and Katy Perry, with Bobby Bones as the show’s in-house mentor.

Reality competition | ABC | 8pm | Season 18

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Duncanville

Parks and Recreation duo Amy Poehler and Mike Scully have teamed up with Julie Thacker Scully (The Simpsons) to tell the tale of a “spectacularly average” 15-year-old boy named Duncan (Poehler). Rashida Jones, Ty Burrell, and Wiz Khalifa also star.

Animation/Comedy | Fox | 8:30pm | New

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Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

The reality series is back after 8 years to change more lives and put a smile back on our faces. Jesse Tyler Ferguson hosts this reboot.

Reality | HGTV | 9pm | New

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Good Girls

The story of three Michigan moms-turned-criminals returns, and this season it’ll have 16 episodes (season two had 13 episodes and season one had 10).

Drama | NBC | 10pm | Season 3

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Outlander

Claire and Jamie are back on our screens, and judging by the hints in this trailer, they are more connected than ever.

Drama | Starz | 8pm | Season 5

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Slow Burn

This podcast-inspired series is a six-part adaptation of Slate’s podcast of the same name, which explores the Watergate scandal. Here’s the intro audio to the original podcast.

Documentary | Epix |10pm | New

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War of the Worlds

This eight-part adaptation of the H.G. Wells’ classic tale of an alien invasion takes place in present-day, and the aliens are from a far galaxy (rather than Mars).

Drama/Sci-fi | Epix |9pm | New

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Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist

Following a sneak preview from 1/7, this series centers around Zoey (Jane Levy), a young and brilliant coder in San Francisco who suddenly finds she can hear the thoughts and desires of everyone around her… in musical form.

Drama | NBC | 9pm | New

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Monday, February 17

The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia

Ashley is a 15-and-a-half-year-old rocket scientist and robot maker who moves to California. The next big thing she is trying to make is friends. Mario Lopez produces.

Family/Comedy |Netflix | New

 

Check back for next week’s shows! In the meantime, read up on the all-new TiVo Stream 4K.

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