What to Watch podcast: Make your way to Middle-earth for the Rings of Power debut

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On today's What to Watch, Rick and Morty finally answers some big questions in its season 6 premiere. Netflix is turning the search for love into a family challenge with their new reality series, Dated & Related. And The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power kicks off the weekend by bringing audiences back to Middle-earth with a new fantasy series all about the Second Age described in J.R.R. Tolkien's writing.

Plus, trivia and entertainment headlines — including Dancing with the Stars saying goodbye to a longtime ballroom pro, Leah Michele addressing accusations of bullying, and Saturday Night Live announcing the departure of three more cast members.

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Hear more on all of today's must-see picks on EW's What to Watch podcast, hosted by Gerrad Hall.

What to watch this weekend September 2-4

FRIDAY

Streaming

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (series debut) - Amazon Prime Video

Life By Ella (series debut) - Apple TV+

Devil in Ohio (series debut) - Netflix

Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul. (movie) - Peacock/In theaters

Buy My House (series debut) - Netflix

Dated & Related (series debut) - Netflix

House of Hammer (docuseries debut) - Discovery+

Fakes (series debut) - Netflix

Trying (season finale) - Apple TV+

See - Apple TV+

Bad Sisters - Apple TV+

Sprung - Amazon Freevee

Making the Cut - Amazon Prime Video

Five Days at Memorial - Apple TV+

Movies

Wire Room - In theaters/Digital/VOD

8 p.m.

RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race - VH1

8:30 p.m.

Marvel's Spidey and His Amazing Friends - Disney Channel, Disney Junior

10 p.m.

Club Cumming Presents A Queer Comedy Extravaganza (comedy special) - Showtime

SATURDAY

Streaming

Jack Osbourne's Night of Terror: UFOs (special) - Discovery+

8 p.m.

Cold Justice (season premiere) - Oxygen

Prescription for Love (movie) - Great American Family

9 p.m.

Help! I Wrecked My House - HGTV

9:30 p.m.

911 Crisis Center (season premiere) - Oxygen

10 p.m.

First Home Fix (series debut) - HGTV

SUNDAY

Streaming

Blood & Treasure - Paramount+

8 p.m.

90 Day Fiancé - TLC

Biography: WWE Legends (season finale) - A&E

9 p.m.

How It Really Happened with Jesse L. Martin - HLN

Tales of The Walking Dead - AMC and AMC+

Power Book III: Raising Kanan - Starz

House of the Dragon - HBO (and streaming on HBO Max)

Ghosts of Devil's Perch - Travel Channel (and streaming on Discovery+)

Colosseum (season finale) - History

9:15 p.m.

Married to Medicine - Bravo

10 p.m.

Project Artemis - Back To The Moon (doc) - Smithsonian Channel

WWE Rivals (season finale) -A&E

Crazy Rich Ancients (season finale) - History

11 p.m.

WWE Smack Talk (season finale) - A&E

Rick and Morty (season premiere) - Adult Swim

*times are ET and subject to change

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