What to Watch This Week with Kate Casey
June 20-27, 2022
Happy Monday! This is an OUTSTANDING week in unscripted tv. Buckle up!
My July 13 live show tickets can be purchased here.
Last week’s episodes are must listen.
This week’s guests include Naomie and Leva from Southern Charm and the team behind Menudo: Forever Young.
37 Words (ESPN) is a must watch. It tells the inspiring story of Title IX – the hard-fought battle to push for equal rights in education and athletics; the decades-spanning effort to nullify its impact; and the rippling impacts of the landmark civil rights law that continue to resonate today. This year marks the 50th anniversary. (June 21)
Menudo: Forever Young (HBO Max) is my great obsession. This docuseries chronicles the rise and fall of the most iconic Latin American boy band in history, bringing viewers into the world of the popular teen idols’ global tours, magazine covers, ‘80s outfits, and screaming fangirls” and “reveals that behind the glitz and glamour was a web of abuse and exploitation at the hands of the band’s manager, Edgardo Diaz. Through revealing interviews with former Menudo members, the film examines how this extravagant facade was disguising serious wrongdoings by Diaz. (June 23)
The Real Housewives: Ultimate Girls Trip (Peacock) is set in the Berkshires home of Dorinda Medley. Jill Zarin of The Real Housewives of New York City, Phaedra Parks and Eva Marcille of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Vicki Gunvalson and Tamra Judge of The Real Housewives of Orange County and Brandi Glanville and Taylor Armstrong of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills join her. (June 23)
Southern Charm (Bravo) Leva Bonaparte, Craig Conover, Kathryn Dennis, Austen Kroll, Madison LeCroy and Shep Rose return for season eight with new cast members Olivia Flowers, Marcie Hobbs, and Chleb Ravenell and returnees Venita Aspen, Taylor Ann Green, and Naomie Olindo. (June 23)
The One That Got Away (Amazon) has six people searching for their soulmates, and given the chance to explore a lifetime of missed connections as one by one, people from their pasts enter through “The Portal” to surprise them and take their shot at love. (June 24)
Behind The Table: A View Reunion (Hulu) takes viewers inside the hotel room at the Essex House hotel in New York City where current and original co-host Joy Behar, the show’s first moderator Meredith Vieira and original panelists Star Jones and Debbie Matenopoulos auditioned 25 years ago. The four women Barbara Walters chose to join her at the Hot Topics table in 1997 reunite for a candid conversation about the talk show that has been making headlines since Walters first uttered the phrase, “I had this idea for a show.” (June 20)
Mind Over Murder (HBO) chronicles the bizarre and psychologically complex story of six individuals who were convicted for the 1985 murder of a beloved 68-year-old grandmother, Helen Wilson, in Beatrice, Nebraska. (June 20)