Jersey Shore Family Vacation, Jesus Christ Superstar Live! and Legion top this week’s TV must-sees

Jesus Christ Superstar Live!
Live Special
Get ready for a star-studded Easter Sunday special. Iconic rocker Alice Cooper stars as King Herod, while Grammy-winner John Legend plays Jesus and Sara Bareilles tackles Mary Magdalene in NBC’s live musical special of the award-winning rock opera. In Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s hit musical, the final weeks of Jesus’ life are told from the perspective of the most infamous traitor, Judas Iscariot.
When: Sunday on NBC

Jersey Shore Family Vacation

Series Premiere
Jerzdays have returned because the gang is back together. Five years and five kids later, the original cast of Jersey Shore (minus Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola) will reunite for an anticipated spinoff series and this time, they’re headed to Miami Beach. “We’re older, but I don’t think many of us are wiser,” Ronnie Ortiz-Magro said as a warning.
When: Thursday on MTV

Legion
Season 2 Premiere
The X-Men-related series by Fargo’s Noah Hawley follows David Haller as he discovers his mental illness is actually hidden mutant powers. The 10-episode second season picks up a year later and will star Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller and Navid Negahban.
When: Tuesday on FX Canada

Amateur
Movie
Terron Forte is a 14-year-old basketball talent who is learning that there’s more to the world of amateur athletics than what meets the eye when he gets drafted to an elite NCAA prep school. While fitting in feels like its own strenuous task, he also realizes the business side of the game is just as important as what happens on the court.
When: Friday on Netflix

The Crossing
Series Premiere
Steve Zahn, Natalie Martinez, Jay Karnes, and Sandrine Holt star in the new science fiction thriller about a group of refugees who seek asylum in a small American fishing town. But it’s soon discovered that the refugees are from America and the war they fled won’t take place for another 250 years.
When: Monday on CTV, ABC

6 Balloons
Movie
Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson trades in her comedy hat for something much more somber. The actress stars alongside Dave Franco as a woman who discovers that her brother Seth has just relapsed on heroin. She must spend a long, stressful night watching over him while distracting his young daughter.
When: Friday on Netflix

Troy: Fall of a City
Season One
Netflix will bring the Trojan war back to life in the new romantic action series that centers around the love story between Helen and Paris, who trigger a number of major events that bring threats to both their families and the city of Troy. Louis Hunter and Bella Dayne star alongside David Threfall and Frances O’Connor.
When: Friday on Netflix

Ram Dass, Going Home
Documentary
Spiritual leader and advocate for death-and-dying awareness, Ram Dass is the subject of Netflix’s latest documentary short. The half-hour doc, which was directed by Derek Peck, profiles the life of the 1960s cultural figure as he approached the end of his life in Maui.
When: Friday on Netflix

Ice
Season Premiere
Green & Green is officially closed. And with both their finances and reputations in jeopardy, Jake and Freddy must start over with the hopes of rebuilding their empire. While the discovery of a rough diamond brings promise, a chasm forms between the two brothers when Jake forces Freddy to tap into his inner demons to cut the stone.
When: Monday on Super Channel

Fastest Car
Season One
Souped-up sleeper cars face off against supercars on the dragstrip in Netflix’s new auto show. The original series will feature eight new episodes and cars like 1971 Ford Pinto, a Ferrari 488 GTB and a McLaren MP4-12C as they battle against a classic Plymouth, a Honda minivan and a 1927 Dodge three-window coupe-turned-pickup.
When: Friday on Netflix

Source:: Toronto Sun – Movies

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