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Mrs. Fletcher tops this week's TV must-sees

Kathryn Hahn in a scene from Mrs. Fletcher. (HBO)
Kathryn Hahn in a scene from Mrs. Fletcher. (HBO)

1. Mrs. Fletcher
Miniseries
Emmy-nominated actress Kathryn Hahn stars in HBO’s new seven-episode limited series based on the best-selling novel by Tom Perrotta. The coming-of-age story follows Eve Fletcher — a single mom in her mid-40s — who rediscovers her sexuality after her son leaves the nest for college.
When: Sunday on HBO, Crave

2. Silicon Valley
Season 6 debut
The sixth and final season of the tech-company comedy will wrap up the business affairs of the Pied Piper start-up, which finally began to gain real traction when Season 5 came to an end. Thomas Middleditch, Martin Starr, Zach Woods and Kumail Nanjiani will resume their roles as they expand their team and attempt to make PiperNet an internet game-changer.
When: Sunday on HBO, Crave

3. American Son
Movie
Kerry Washington’s stage play has been adapted into a movie. The Scandal actress also stars in the lead role as a psychology professor who is desperately searching for her missing son. Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan and Eugene Lee also star.
When: Friday on Netflix

4. Iron Chef Canada
Season 2 finale
Throughout the second season of the acclaimed cooking competition, Gail Simmons challenged chefs to make five dishes using featured secret ingredients to nab the highest score.
When: Wednesday on Food Network Canada

5. Dickinson
Debut
Apple’s new streaming service will officially launch on Friday, debuting four new original series including this anticipated dark comedy about 19th century writer Emily Dickinson. Hailee Steinfeld will star as the famed poet alongside Jane Krakowski, Toby Huss, John Mulaney and rapper Wiz Khalifa.
When: Friday on Apple TV+

6. Patsy & Loretta
Movie
This Lifetime movie explores the friendship and early careers of country music superstars Loretta Lynn and Patsy Cline as well as the abuse both women faced behind the scenes in their personal lives. The Good Wife’s Megan Hilty and Grammy Award-winner Jessie Mueller star.
When: Sunday on Lifetime

7. The Morning Show
Debut
Apple TV+ is launching with a bang. Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell and Reese Witherspoon head the impressive A-list cast of this new drama series about the cut-throat world of morning television and ironically, the price-tag to land the show after a major bidding war was $300 million.
When: Friday on Apple TV+

8. World’s Biggest Ghost Hunt: Pennhurst Asylum
Special
From 1908-1987, the Pennhurst Asylum in Pennsylvania housed more than 10,000 residents — mostly children confined in terrible conditions. This extensive special takes a deep-dive into the spooky stories surrounding the legendary institution to document unexplained reports of paranormal activity.
When: Wednesday on A&E

9. Arsenio Hall: Smart & Classy Special
The former late-night host will tackle subjects like drugs, the current political climate and the Coming to America sequel during his stand-up routine. So far the streaming service has produced more than 100 stand-up specials, featuring comedy giants like Dave Chappelle, Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari.
When: Tuesday on Netflix

10. Rock the Block
Debut
HGTV stars Leanne Ford, Mina Starsiak Hawk, Jasmine Roth and Alison Victoria are set to face-off to add property value to homes in the Los Angeles area with just four weeks and $175,000 each.
When: Sunday on HGTV Canada
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