What to Watch This Weekend: August 19-21

Hear that? It’s the weekend calling your name.

Or, it’s dragons.

The long-awaited Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon, which follows the Targaryen family and takes place a whopping 200 years before Game of Thrones, is hitting HBO.

Idris Elba comes face-to-face with a bloodthirsty lion in the survival action film Beast.

Aubrey Plaza follows up her action thriller Emily the Criminal with Spin Me Round, and Italian-set comedy with a stellar cast to boot.

Catastrophe star Sharon Horgan shines as one of the Garvey sisters in the new Apple TV+ dramedy series Bad Sisters.

Plus, learn about the bloody beginnings of the mischievous orphan Esther in Orphan: First Kill.

The Chi and City on a Hill will return with new episodes on Showtime next week.

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