3 things to watch this weekend: Expect more shocking twists and betrayals as Power Book II: Ghost returns

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It's been a unusual commencement to 2023.

We tin each hold it feels similar a beauteous rinse-and-repeat, mundane commencement to the year.

Even this week's Oscars provided nary existent surprises – not that I'm asking for thing arsenic drastic arsenic another slap. I would person happily taken a sloppy drunk personage oregon LaLa Land/Moonlight incorrect announcement slip. But alas, 2023 did what it has been doing each year, and provided nary surprises. The movie that was expected to triumph astir everything, won astir everything: Everything, Everywhere All astatine Once.

READ MORE: A person look astatine each amusement and movie that's coming to Stan successful March 2023

That said, this weekend, things are astir to change.

There are 3 mind-blowingly bully shows dropping connected streaming services this week. So get watching – it tin lone spell up from here.

Power Book II: Ghost (Season 3)

Michael Rainey Jr., Power Book II GhostMichael Rainey Jr. arsenic Tariq St. Patrick connected Power Book II: Ghost Season 3. (Stan)

What: Power Book II: Ghost is simply a spin-off bid to the wildly palmy Power series. The sequel amusement picks up the communicative conscionable a fewer days aft the Power finale and follows Tariq (Michael Rainey Jr.) navigating his caller life. Tariq's attempts to shed his father's bequest arsenic a cause trader proves hard erstwhile he's trying to prevention his family.

Along the way, Tariq gets entangled successful the affairs of the cutthroat Tejada family, adding further complications arsenic helium tries to equilibrium his cause operations with his education, emotion life, household affairs, and mounting unit from Cooper Saxe (Shane Johnson).

Rainey Jr. and Johnson are joined by a immense supporting formed including Mary J. Blige, who plays Monet Stewart Tejada, queenpin and second-in-command of the Tejada cause cartel and the parent of Cane (Woody McClain), Dru (Lovell Adams-Gray), Diana (LaToya Tonodeo), and Zeke (Daniel Bellomy).

Mary J Blige, Michael Rainey Jr, Power Book II GhostMary J. Blige arsenic Monet Tejada successful Power Book II: Ghost Season 3. (Stan)

Season 2 saw 50 Cent instrumentality to the relation of Kanan Stark (Stark was a person of Ghost, who was the main quality from the archetypal series) and Tariq's mentor of sorts, whom helium got killed successful the archetypal series. He was haunted by nightmares of his aged friend.

The caller play finds Tariq determined to get his trust, get backmost to his household and get retired of the crippled for good. However, a staggering uncover soon forces him to reckon with a shocking, idiosyncratic betrayal.

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Michael Rainey Jr., Power Book II Ghost

First look astatine the formed of Power Book II: Ghost – Season 3

New pictures amusement Tariq dealing with a shocking idiosyncratic betrayal.

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Meanwhile, Brayden (Gianni Paolo) learns the ropes astatine Weston Holdings nether his uncle Lucas Weston (David Walton). While Monet grieves the nonaccomplishment of Zeke, her lad Cane searches for a caller connection.

When: Stream the archetypal occurrence of Season 3 now. Seasons 1 and 2, positive the remainder of the Power beingness are streaming now.

Where: Stan.

Ted Lasso

It's yet back!

After its Emmy Award-winning archetypal 2 seasons, the improvement Ted Lasso is yet back.

In the epoch of tv wherever things are either overly dramatic, acheronian oregon torture-porn (we're looking astatine you Game of Thrones and The Handmaid's Tale), Ted Lasso stands up arsenic a beautifully lukewarm and affirmative TV show.

American Ted Lasso (Jason Sudeikis), a manager of college-level American football, is unexpectedly recruited to manager an English Premier League team, AFC Richmond, contempt having nary acquisition successful relation football. Hannah Waddingham plays Rebecca Welton, the caller proprietor of AFC Richmond pursuing her divorcement settlement. She initially wants to ruin the squad arsenic it was the lone happening her ex-husband loved.

Rounding retired the formed are the players of the AFC Richmond team; including Phil Dunster arsenic Jamie Tartt and Brett Goldstein arsenic Roy Kent. Juno Temple has a memorable show arsenic Keeley Jones, a exemplary who works for AFC Richmond and is Jamie's ex-girlfriend and present Roy's girlfriend.

Ted LassoThe formed of Apple TV+'s Ted Lasso. (Apple TV)

In the caller season, the newly-promoted AFC Richmond faces ridicule arsenic media predictions wide peg them arsenic past successful the Premier League and Nate (Nick Mohammed), present hailed arsenic the "wonder kid," has gone to enactment for Rupert, played by Buffy The Vampire Slayer prima Anthony Head, astatine West Ham United. In the aftermath of Nate's contentious departure from Richmond, Roy Kent (Brett Goldstein) steps up arsenic adjunct coach, alongside Beard (Brendan Hunt).

Meanwhile, portion Ted deals with pressures astatine work, helium continues to wrestle with his ain idiosyncratic issues backmost home.

Ted Lasso's positivity, charm and bully intentions are truly what thrust this show.

Remarkably comic and meaningful, you'll permission this bid a amended idiosyncratic from erstwhile you began. Please springiness this a try!

When: Stream the archetypal occurrence of play 3 now. New episodes Weekly. Seasons 1 and 2 are besides streaming.

Where: Apple TV+.

Money Shot: The Pornhub Story

What: In 2020, The New York Times published an sentiment portion that included the stories of aggregate women who, arsenic minors, were exploited by having their intersexual assaults posted to Pornhub, 1 of the astir fashionable adult-content sites.

Since then, the institution has faced lawsuits from battle victims and activists who allege the tract engages successful kid enactment trafficking.

But for enactment workers, Pornhub has provided a sustainable mode to marque a living, a livelihood that's being threatened by what they contend is broad censorship.

Money Shot: The Pornhub Story is simply a caller Netflix documentary exploring the past of the explicit video level and delving into the motivation contradictions progressive successful user-uploaded pornography.

The documentary besides explores Pornhub's effort to quell immoderate backlash, which has changed US authorities that has since made much companies much liable for their content. It besides shows the interaction connected the livelihoods of immoderate of Pornhub's astir salient enactment workers and porn performers.

When: Stream now.

Where: Netflix.

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