Here’s what’s happening in the TV world for Friday, January 8, and Saturday, January 9. All times are eastern.
Dickinson (Apple TV +, Friday, 00:01, season premiere): Apple TV +’s sleeping hit returns for a second season with three episodes today, followed by a new episode each week. The series follows Emily Dickinson (Hailey Steinfeld) – still devastated by the marriage of her brother Austin (Adrian Ensko) to her best friend and soulmate Sue (Ella Hunt), as well as the death of Ben Newton and her personal literary life. the eyes of the public. The cast includes Jane Krakowski, Anna Baryshnikov, Toby Huss and Wiz Khalifa, and this season will also feature notable performances by Nick Kroll, Finn Jones, Ayo Edebiri and Timothy Simons. Dickinson creator Alena Smith discussed the new season with AV club TV editor Danet Chavez, including how the pandemic considered writing it. Look for our season review on the site later this morning.
Marvel Studios: Legends (Disney +, Friday, 3:01 p.m., Season Premiere): Marvel begins 2021 by immersing itself deeply in the important characters and villains of its cinematic universe, exploring the iconic moments of the MCU and preparing the stage for a bunch of originals that will begin airing on Disney + this year. The first episode of Legends acts as a refresher for the stories of Wanda Maximov, also known as Scarlett the Witch (Elizabeth Olson), and Vision (Paul Bethany), in anticipation of WandaVisionis the premiere next week.
Drag Race by RuPaul (VH1, Friday, 20:00)
Vikings (Amazon Prime Video)
Myself (Amazon Prime Video, Friday, 12:01 am): “Leaving a forced household is a difficult battle in very advanced societies, where courts and laws can put victims at a severe disadvantage. Directed by Philida Lloyd (The Iron Lady), written by Malcolm Campbell and star Clare Dunn, Myself approaches the object gracefully and with an unexpected degree of hope. In an age where neighbors often turn to neighbors, the optimistic outlook for the film Needs a Village risks being bold. “Read the rest by Anya Stanley B + review of this movie here. Myself stars Claire Dunn, Ruby Rose O’Hara, Molly McCann, Ian Lloyd Anderson and Harriet Walter.
Discovery of witches (Sundance Now and Shudder, Saturday, 3:01 p.m., Season Premiere): Adapted from Deborah Harkness’ All souls trilogy, Discovery of witches Season Two follows Matthew (Matthew Good) and Diana (Teresa Palmer) as their romance faces new threats in Elizabeth London, where they must find a powerful witch to help Diana control her magic.