Netflix’s ‘The Prom’ + More

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I’m going to be honest, people, this Friday has been marked on my calendar for about a month now in anticipation for the big drop of movies and shows we are seeing on our favorite streaming platforms this weekend. Could it be solely because this theater nerd has been tracking one Ryan Murphy project since seeing its inspiration on the big white way a few years back? Maybe, but whether you celebrate with Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime or all of the above, each streaming service has put out top-notch movies and shows in which every genre fan will find entertainment this weekend. But where to start? For what it’s worth, here’s our thoughts on what to watch this weekend and where to stream it.

New Movies and Shows to Stream This Weekend: The PromI’m Your Woman and Madagascar: A Little Wild- Season 2

There are a ton of big-ticket items up for your viewing pleasure starting today, so let’s jump in. This author may be alone in her excitement-induced panic attack, but at long last the hit movie musical The Prom has entered the building on Netflix. But if you are not in the mood to happy cry and dance your butt off, then be sure to check out the documentary Giving Voice or the film short Canvas which are also debuting on the streaming platform. Over on Amazon Prime Video you will find a bunch of new options including the original survivor series The Wilds and the crime drama I’m Your Woman, starring The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Rachel Brosnahan. And be sure to tune into the Disney+ special, High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special for some holiday-themed fun. We told you this weekend’s lineup was impressive! But to get started, check out some highlights from the great movies and shows now streaming we’ve listed below:

New on Netflix December 11: The Prom

It’s time to build a prom, for everyone! After much anticipation (from this author, at least) the incredible film The Prom is new on Netflix this weekend. Based on the 2016 hit musical of the same name — which was, in turn, inspired by a true story — this musical comedy tells the story of four down-on-their-luck Broadway stars who, in an attempt to salvage their decimated reputations, travel to a small town in Indiana to help a young high school student who has been banned from taking her girlfriend to the prom. Producer and director Ryan Murphy (AHS, Glee, Ratched) is at the helm and cast Hollywood juggernauts Meryl Streep, James Corden, Andrew Rannells, Nicole Kidman and many more to add some “zazz” to the flick; but the real stars of this dance-inducing yet heartwarming tale are none other than Ariana DeBose (West Side Story, Hamilton) and newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman who plays the “little lesbian” at the center of all the mess. After a year like we’ve had, we could all use a little glitter and a reason to smile; something you can find in heaping tons in The Prom, one of the top movies out on Netflix this month. So break out your cummerbunds and regrettable prom dresses because it’s time to dance!

Stream The Prom on Netflix

New on Hulu December 11: Madagascar: A Little Wild Season 2 

New on Hulu this weekend is season two of Madagascar: A Little Wild, the original animated series that centers on the kid versions of the film Madagascar’s main mammals as they embark on fun adventures in the streets of New York. In season 2, we catch up with lion Alex, zebra Marty, hippo Gloria and giraffe Melman as they find new places to explore and new experiences to have in the ever-changing city that is New York. If your kid enjoyed the movies, they will fall in love with this series adaptation starring the vocal talents of Tucker Chandler, Amir O’Neil, Shaylin Becton, Luke Lowe and more.

Stream Madagascar: A Little Wild Season 2 on Hulu

New on Amazon Prime Video December 11: I’m Your Woman

Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) stars in I’m Your Woman, a 1970s crime drama that is new on Amazon Prime Video this weekend. The thrilling film centers on a woman who is forced to go on the run when her husband betrays his partners, sending her and her baby on a treacherous journey for their lives. Also starring Bill Heck (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs), Arinze Kene, Marsha Stephanie Blake (When They See Us) and more, I’m Your Woman is a crime drama that will keep you enthralled from the beginning to the very end.

Stream I’m Your Woman on Prime Video

Full List of New Movies and Shows on Streaming This Weekend

The options above only scratch the surface, so you know that this weekend’s full lineup will have amazing options for what to watch this weekend! For the full breakdown of the best movies and shows to stream now, or if you’re still undecided on what to stream this weekend, then check out the complete list below:

New on Netflix- Full List

Released Friday, December 11

A Trash Truck Christmas *NETFLIX FAMILY
Canvas *NETFLIX FILM
Giving Voice *NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
The Mess You Leave Behind (El desorden que dejas) *NETFLIX ORIGINAL
The Prom *NETFLIX FILM

New on Hulu- Full List

Released Friday, December 11

Madagascar: A Little Wild: Complete Season 2 (Hulu Original)
Rent-A-Pal (2020)
Spy Cat (2020)

Released Saturday, December 12

Endless (2020)

New on Amazon Prime Video- Full List

Released Friday, December 11

Clifford the Big Red Dog: Season 3A *Amazon Original Series
I’m Your Woman *Amazon Original Movie (2020)
The Wilds: Season 1 *Amazon Original Series
Victoria Small (Pequeña Victoria): Season 1 

New on Disney+ – Full List

Released Friday, December 11

Disney Channel’s Epic Holiday Showdown
Disney Holiday Magic Quest
Extras – Beyond the Clouds: Meet the Sobiechs *Disney+ Original
Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric
High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special (Premiere) *Disney+ Original
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Safety (Premiere) *Disney+ Original
The Mandalorian – “Chapter 15” *Disney+ Original
The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse – “The Brave Little Squire” & “An Ordinary Date” *Disney+ Original

New on HBO- Full List

Released Friday, December 11

Adult Material
Midnight Family, 2020 (HBO)
One Way Or Another, Season Finale (HBO)

Released Saturday, December 12

The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart, Documentary Premiere (HBO)

New on Starz- Full List

Released Friday, December 11

aTypical Wednesday (2019)
Bay of Silence (2020)
End of Sentence (2019)
Friday The 13th (1980)
Friday The 13th, Part II (1981)
Friday The 13th, Part III (1982)
Friday The 13th, Part IV: The Final Chapter (1984)
Friday The 13th, Part V: A New Beginning (1985)
Friday The 13th, Part VI: Jason Lives (1986)
Friday The 13th, Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
Friday The 13th, Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
Godzilla (1998)
Night Shift (1982)
Tootsie (1982) 

Released Sunday, December 13

Power Book II: Ghost: Episode 107

New on BritBox- Full List

Released Friday, December 11

Catherine Cookson’s The Glass Virgin | New to BritBox | 3 X 60
Catherine Cookson’s The Secret | New to BritBox | 3 X 60
Catherine Cookson’s The Wingless Bird | New to BritBox | 3 X 60
Catherine Cookson’s Tilly Trotter | New to BritBox | 4 X 60

Released Saturday, December 12

Catherine Cookson’s A Dinner of Herbs | New to BritBox | 6 X 60
Catherine Cookson’s Colour Blind | New to BritBox | 3 X 60
Catherine Cookson’s The Moth | New to BritBox | 3 X 60

Released Sunday, December 13

Catherine Cookson’s The Cinder Path | New to BritBox | 3 X 60
Catherine Cookson’s The Dwelling Place | New to BritBox | 3 X 60
Catherine Cookson’s The Rag Nymph | New to BritBox | 3 X 60