What to watch this week on Netflix, Apple TV Plus and Disney Plus

From The John Stewart Trouble to The Great North: What to Watch This Week

His TV schedule for the week is neat (Image: Amazon / FOX / Bob Woodruff Foundation)

Do you need a television show to stop thinking about what is going on in the world?

This week’s watch list can certainly help with that.

There’s gripping drama in the form of the legal thriller Goliath, while the dark Danish crime drama The Chestnut Man will keep you glued to the screen.

Or something more upbeat, there’s a down-to-earth comedy from Daily Show legend Jon Stewart and a new Bob’s Burgers-style cartoon.

Amazon Prime Video

Goliath

Billy Bob Thornton plays a lawyer fighting for the good fight (Image: Greg Lewis / Amazon)

Billy Bob Thornton returns for a fourth and final season of a dramatic legal drama that undeservedly goes unnoticed.

For an ending that gets to the heart of a disturbing topic, Thornton’s belligerent lawyer Billy McBride is fighting the good fight against a million-dollar family empire, amassing cash to keep millions of Americans hooked on opioids. .

But Billy has a mountain to climb: In the opposite corner, the opioid clan has lined up heavyweights JK Simmons, Bruce Dern and Haley Joel Osment.

Available now.

Apple TV Plus

The problem with Jon Stewart

The comedian from the Daily Show returns to our screens (Image: Alberto Reyes / REX / Shutterstock)

If anyone can fix the world’s problems, maybe it’s Jon Stewart, the Daily Show legend who returns after a long absence from television with a show that sets out to do just that.

Or give them good ventilation, at least. Each week, Stewart and the guests tackle a hot topic – inequality, the environment, the usual kind of talk – and try to figure out ways to move on.

If you’re looking for a fun voice of sanity to help you overcome modern insanity, Stewart is your man.

Available now.

Netflix

The brown man

The gritty Danish drama follows some disturbing happenings in the woods (Image: Tine Harden)

Which nuts do you find the creepiest (constant)? A strange nut, perhaps? A ghoulish macadamia?

In Denmark, the title of the nasty walnut clearly belongs to the chestnut tree, as this forest-based serial killer thriller conjures up tiny twig models made of the little fellers, which on the surface look cute, but are the only clue. about who it is. doing dark things in the woods.

Danica Curcic plays the detective tasked with solving the case.

Available from Friday.

Disney Plus

The great north

Nick Offerman provides the voice for single dad Beef Tobin (Image: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and Fox Media LLC)

From the same animated family as Bob’s Burgers and Central Park comes this latest rival to Family Guy in the eccentric American family stakes.

The adventures of single dad Beef Tobin (voiced by Parks And Recreation’s Nick Offerman) and his offspring as they try to forge a new life in the Alaskan wilderness are far less sarcastic than Quahog’s crew, but there’s a keen sense of humor. . through the ice.

Available now.

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