Mandatory Streamers: Maisie Williams Seeks Revenge in the Limited Series Two Weeks to Live
Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of November 2, HBO Max has debuted the new dark comedy limited series Two Weeks to Live, starring Emmy-winning Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal announcements below, and be sure to visit our mother site Mandatory by clicking here!
Two Weeks to Live, Series Premiere: The six-part series tells a comic tale of love and revenge born from a seemingly harmless prank that goes terribly wrong. Kim Noakes (Williams), an early 20-something oddball who, since the murder of her father, has been sequestered away in the wilderness with her doomsday-prepping mother for most of her life. Feeling compelled to go on a belated coming-of-age adventure, Kim sets out to find her dad’s killer and along the way, ropes mismatched brothers Jay and Nicky into her scheme. The series is now streaming on HBO Max.
Paranormal, Series Premiere: Refaat Ismail, a cynical hematology professor with a dark sense of humor, has his world turned upside down and his lifelong scientific convictions questioned after he begins to experience paranormal activities. Along with his university colleague Maggie, they enter the paranormal world and try to save their loved ones from the immense danger that surrounds them. The story is based on the best-selling thriller novel series with the same name by Ahmed Khaled Tawfik and is now streaming on Netflix.
Save Me Too, Season 2 Premiere: Lennie James returns for the follow up to Save Me to continue as Nelly, whose life changed forever when he was accused of kidnapping his daughter. She’s still nowhere to be found, but new suspects and secrets surface, and this is bit of a redemption story inside of a London-set thriller story. The series is now streaming Peacock.
Riviera, Season 3: Julia Stiles returns for the third series of the sumptuous Sundance Now Original Series, joined by new cast member Rupert Graves and returning cast members Poppy Delevingne and Jack Fox. A year has passed since the explosive finale of the last series, and Georgina (Stiles) has abandoned the cursed Riviera, leaving all its devastation and damage behind to start a new life. Now a rising star in international art restitution, she has reinvented herself as Georgina Ryland, traveling the world with charismatic new ally Gabriel Hirsch (Graves), as they attempt to unravel a gilded conspiracy involving stolen artworks that will take them from Venice to Argentina. The season premiere is now streaming with new episodes releasing every Thursday.
Narcos: Mexico, Season 3: Netflix has renewed Narcos: Mexico for a third season with a new showrunner, series so-creator Carlo Bernard, and with series lead Diego Luna not returning for the new season. The first two seasons are available to stream now!
Ted Lasso, Season 3: Apple TV+ has renewed the sports comedy Ted Lasso for a third season! Production on the second season is slated to begin in early January in Lond, and the first season is available to stream now.
The Baby-Sitters Club, Season 2: Netflix has officially renewed creator and showrunner Rachel Shuker’s newest series adaptation of The Baby-Sitters Club for a second season after nearly four months since the teen dramedy series debuted its 10-episode first season in July.
No Activity, Season 4: No Activity is shifting from a live-action comedy series to an animated one after CBS All Access renewed the show for a fourth season where it will be fully animated. The first three seasons are available to stream now.
Young Wallander, Season 2: Netflix has officially renewed its recently released crime drama prequel Young Wallander for a second season after over two months since the Adam Pålsson-led series debuted its 6-episode first season in September. Set to return in 2021, Season 2 will now be written by Devils scribe Chris Lunt and Michael A. Walker.