Homeland series finale and historic Stronger Together top this week’s TV must-sees – Toronto Sun

1. Homeland
Series finale
After eight agonizing seasons, things come to an end for Claire Danes’ CIA analyst Carrie Mathison. All season long, we’ve watched as “Carrie has been put in Brody’s shoes.” Now, we get to find out whether she’ll avoid his untimely and unhappy ending.
When: Sunday on Crave

2. Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble
More than four dozen Canadian artists — including Justin Bieber, Ryan Reynolds, Geddy Lee and the cast of Schitt’s Creek — share stories of hope in a national salute to frontline workers combating COVID-19. The broadcast will also feature a star-studded, virtual ensemble rendition of a treasured classic before closing with a performance from Drake.
When: Sunday on CTV, CityTV, CBC, Global

3. Never Have I Ever
Mindy Kaling mines her own childhood experience in this coming-of-age dramedy inspired by her life as a young Indian-American girl. Mississauga’s Maitreyi Ramakrishnan stars in the lead role.
When: Monday on Netflix

4. Penny Dreadful: City of Angels
Billed as a “spiritual descendent” of Showtime’s original Penny Dreadful series, City of Angels casts Game of Thrones alum Natalie Dormer as Magda, a shape-shifting demon and “agent of chaos” in 1930s Los Angeles. Tony winner Nathan Lane co-stars.
When: Sunday on Crave

5. Prop Culture
Film historian/prop collector Dan Lanigan reunites iconic movie props with the filmmakers, actors, and crew who created and used them in some of Disney’s most beloved films. Among the films featured this season are Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Mary Poppins, The Muppet Movie, Tron and Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
When: Friday on Disney+

6. Dangerous Lies
When a wealthy elderly man dies and unexpectedly leaves his estate to his new caregiver, she’s drawn into a web of deception and murder. If she’s going to survive, she’ll have to question everyone’s motives — even the people she loves. Stars Riverdale’s Camila Mendes and Shaft’s Jessie T. Usher.
When: Thursday on Netflix

7. Last Man Standing
Season 8 finale
Even though filming was halted abruptly due to the coronavirus, the final episode of the popular sitcom, which features Tim Allen as a happily married father of three daughters, will still “feel like a cliffhanger.”
When: Thursday on Fox

8. Prodigal Son
Season 1 finale
With his son Malcolm (played by The Walking Dead‘s Tom Payne) arrested for murder, Michael Sheen’s prolific serial killer Martin will have to go up against the nefarious Nicholas Endicott (played by New Girl’s Dermot Mulroney) in what promises to be a “very dramatic, climactic conclusion.”
When: Monday on Global, Fox

9. Hollywood
Ryan Murphy takes a trip back to the golden age of Tinseltown in this ensemble drama that follows a group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood. With a wide-ranging cast of characters played by the likes of David Corenswet (The Politician), Darren Criss (American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace), Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) and Dylan McDermott (American Horror Story), the series peels back the showbiz curtain, spotlighting the business’ inherent biases across race, gender and sexuality that continue to this day.
When: Friday on Netflix

10. The Half of It
Who couldn’t use a teen rom-com right about now? Following the success of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Netflix plots a new take on the genre, this time with a bookish introvert trying to help a lovelorn jock woo a popular girl who is out of both their leagues. Of course, a surprising love triangle emerges after the nerd and the sports star fall into a deep friendship.
When: Friday on Netflix

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