Six of the choices from last year either delayed airdates or ended outright, so let’s do some damage before Emmy season! ScreenCrush carves through 2017’s most memorable for all the Tales, Lies, Dicks and Unfortunate Events that had our TVs buzzing.
The Leftovers certainly made do with an HBO series that outgrew its original novel, so might Big Little Lies do the same? The star-studded miniseries has many fans hoping for a followup, and original author Liane Moriarty says she’s actively developing a potential continuation with the network.
If you can’t decide what to watch this weekend, ScreenCrush’s Staff Picks are here to help. They’re like the recommendations at an old video store, except you don’t have to put on pants or go outside to get them. Here are five things to watch this weekend:
Two of HBO’s most notable 2017 debuts are going to be all but invisible in their second weeks, as all eyes turn to next Sunday’s Academy Awards. Fortunately for HBO subscribers, however, the trio of Girls, Crashing and Big Little Lies will be made available extra early to accommodate Oscar viewers.
Reese Witherspoon has translated her successful acting career into a successful producing career, backing a crop of female-driven projects including Gone Girl and Wild. Her next project takes Witherspoon to the small screen, as producer and star of a new HBO limited series called Big Little Lies, co-starring Nicole Kidman.