What to Watch: Game of Thrones season 6 finale
Plus: A weekend in nostalgia
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PICK OF THE WEEKEND:
Game of Thrones
HBO, Sunday, 9 p.m.
Fine, we’ll remind you to tune into the sixth season finale of Game of Thrones, which is the series’ longest episode ever. (It clocks in at 69 minutes, so adjust your DVRs accordingly). Miguel Sapochnik, who directed both last week’s bloody “Battle of the Bastards” and this week’s episode, told EW that the finale “feels equally as epic as episode 9…but for completely different reasons.” Check out the photos from the season closer “The Winds of Winter” here.
Adventures in Babysitting
Disney, Friday, 8 p.m.
This reimagining of the 1987 movie Adventures in Babysitting starring Elisabeth Shue as a harried teenager tasked with protecting three kids in the big city is the channel’s 100th original movie. While the new version featuring Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World) and Sofia Carson (Descendants) is geared toward today’s tweens, it will also have something to offer for parents who were fans of the original. “My whole idea was to create a big love letter to the original,” says writer Tiffany Paulsen. “There are many winks and nods.”
Center Stage: On Pointe
Lifetime, Saturday, 8 p.m.
Several original cast members are back in this sequel to 2000’s Center Stage, which finds American Ballet Company taskmaster Jonathan Reeves (Peter Gallagher) forced to incorporate modern dance to keep the troupe afloat. So, he holds a boot camp to audition potential dancers. Enter Bella (Nicole Muñoz), a newbie dancer who may or may not have what it takes. Check out Bella’s dance moves in this exclusive clip.
Showtime, Sunday, 10 p.m.
Almost Famous director Cameron Crowe returns to the rock arena in this hour-long music comedy about the crew of an indie-folk band on tour. You can expect some fight-flirting between production managers played Luke Wilson and Carla Gugino. Here’s what Crowe, Wilson, and Gugino had to say about the series.