Today’s Top TV Picks – Friday March 27


Today’s Top Picks


1

Ozark

on NETFLIX – Season Premiere

Season 3 of this crime drama gets underway against a backdrop of tensions between married main characters Marty and Wendy Byrde (Jason Bateman, Laura Linney). Marty wants to pay off and eliminate the Navarro cartel from the lives of the Byrde family. Wendy, however, sees real profit potential in the cartel’s casino ventures.


2

Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood

8 p.m. ET on STARZ! – Premiere

In addition to multiple other accolades, Brad Pitt won an Academy Award as best supporting actor for writer-director Quentin Tarantino’s lavishly praised 2019 comedy-drama, which cast Pitt as the stunt double of a Hollywood superstar (Leonardo DiCaprio), both of whom are nostalgic for the rapidly vanishing golden age of Hollywood. The huge ensemble cast also includes Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Margaret Qualley, Timothy Olyphant, Dakota Fanning, Bruce Dern and Damian Lewis, many of them playing familiar Tinseltown figures. This was Luke Perry’s final film.


3

Somewhere South

9 p.m. ET on PBS – Series Premiere

In this new six-part weekly series, host and award-winning chef Vivian Howard explores some of the lesser-known roots of Southern food, cooking and life in general. The series finds Howard breaking bread with farm laborers, doctors, entrepreneurs, grandmothers, ecologists and fellow chefs to understand more about the complex values and identities, as well as the colorful past, of this region. Howard also examines several cross-cultural dishes enjoyed by diverse communities.


4

Vagrant Queen

10 p.m. ET on SYFY – Series Premiere

This new live-action series adaptation of a Vault Comics title stars Adriyan Rae (“Brockmire”) in the main role as Elida, who grew up as a child queen before a drastic reversal of fortune drove her into survival mode. Since then, she has carved out a niche for herself as a scavenger and outlaw, but when her old frenemy Isaac (Tim Rozon, “Wynonna Earp”) turns up with news about Elida’s long-lost mother, she knows it’s time to return to her broken kingdom. Paul du Toit co-stars.

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