What To Watch On Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, And HBO This Week

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‘Tis the week of Thanksgiving, and with your turkey coma just around the corner, the big four streaming sites are serving up plenty of shows and movies that will give you the perfect excuse to stay on the couch.

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This week, Netflix will see the return of two of its lesser known and totally underrated series. Meanwhile, Hulu is bringing Downsizing to the streaming masses, and HBO is serving up a 2018 action movie that you may have missed in theaters.

There are also new Christmas movies, a sparkling new take on Little Women, and some standup goodness that will make your vacation days fly by. So grab that leftovers sandwich, and prepare for all of the streaming goodness coming your way.


Nov. 18

The Pixar Story

Nov. 19

The Last Kingdom: Season 3

Nov. 20

Kulipari: Dream Walker
Motown Magic
The Final Table
Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia

Nov. 21

The Tribe

Nov. 22

Jiro Dreams of Sushi
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Gauntlet, Season 2
The Christmas Chronicles

Nov. 23

Frontier: Season 3
Sick Note: Season 2
To Build or Not to Build: Season 2

Our Picks:

The Last Kingdom

Perhaps the most underrated period drama on TV, The Last Kingdom is kicking off its third and final season of dizzying battles, world-building, and political power struggles.

The Christmas Chronicles

Kurt Russell is playing Santa Claus. Good or bad, that alone will make this Netflix original a Christmas classic.

Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia

Trevor Noah’s stand up specials are always hilarious, smart, and perfect viewing for an evening in.


Jason Momoa’s Canadian frontier series is returning for Season 3, so if you haven’t gotten on board yet, now’s the time.


Nov. 18

Nina’s World: Complete Season 2
Hero (“Ying Xiong”) (2002)
The Condemned (2007)

Nov. 20

Aliens and Agenda 21 (2018)

Nov. 21

Box of Moonlight (1997)
Damascus Cover (2018)

Nov. 22

Hollywood Game Night: Season 6 Premiere

Nov. 23

Baskets: Complete Season 3

Nov. 24

Downsizing (2017)

Our Picks:


Baskets is a melancholy comedy about the art of making people laugh, and three seasons in, it hasn’t lost any of its bite.


Matt Damon goes small (literally) in this film about the ultimate minimalist lifestyle.


Nov. 17

McQueen (2018)
Siberia (2018)

Nov. 18

Condemned (2015)

Nov. 20

Creative Galaxy: Arty’s Holiday Masterpiece (Prime Original series), Special
Pete the Cat: A Very Groovy Christmas (Prime Original series), Special
Little Women: Season 1

Nov. 21

Box of Moon Light (1996)
Loving Pablo (2017)

Nov. 22

Wild Kratts: Creatures of the Deep Sea (2016)

Nov. 24

Downsizing (2017)

Our Picks:


Go inside the stunning world of famed designer Alexander McQueen in this fascinating documentary.

Little Women

The classic tale of Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth is retold in this charming 2017 miniseries from PBS.


Nov. 18

My Brilliant Friend: Series Premiere

Nov. 24

Tomb Raider (2018)

Our Picks:

My Brilliant Friend

HBO’s latest miniseries is already garnering rave reviews for its moving depiction of a friendship that defines two young women’s lives.

Tomb Raider

The 2018 Tomb Raider didn’t make waves at the box office, but it”s still a fun and competent action film that will make for perfect holiday viewing after all the turkey’s been packed away.

Enjoy your holiday break with this smorgasbord of streaming offerings, because it’s going to be back to work on Monday.

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