What’s on TV
ON BECOMING A GOD IN CENTRAL FLORIDA 10 p.m. on Showtime. Following in the identical custom as exhibits like “Breaking Bad,” “Weeds” and “Ozark,” this darkish comedy collection focuses on the usually disastrous lengths that a particular person will go to attain their model of the American dream. In this iteration, drug trafficking is swapped for the nefarious trappings of a multilevel advertising and marketing scheme, one which leaves Krystal Stubbs (Kirsten Dunst), a Florida water park worker, destitute after her husband (a mulleted Alexander Skarsgard) goes all in. Using her gumption and enterprise savvy, Stubbs cons her manner up the cultlike pyramid scheme with assist from considered one of its loyal followers (Théodore Pellerin), solely to wreak havoc on these closest to her. The collection’s oddball Florida setting, ostentatious 1990s trend and colourful characters creates room for it to hitch among the most delightfully bizarre exhibits on TV proper now, like AMC’s “Lodge 49″ and HBO’s “Los Espookys.”
POWER eight p.m. on Starz. This community’s most-watched franchise picks up for its sixth season. Ghost (Omari Hardwick) makes an attempt to get even with Tommy, tries to make headway on the Queens Child Project and works to chop ties together with his felony previous. At the identical time, the Feds are rising nearer to convicting him. In this season, 50 Cent, who additionally serves because the present’s government producer, will make his directorial debut.
HALSTON 9 p.m. on CNN. For those that have ever questioned who was behind Jackie Kennedy’s pillbox hat, this documentary delves into that titan of American fashion, the designer Roy Halston Frowick, or Halston. The film, Wesley Morris wrote in his New York Times review, is about how “this ambitious, soap-opera handsome, emotionally opaque man went from Iowan to New Yorker, from serf at Bergdorf Goodman to Merlin of American fashion to shuttlecock in corporate-takeover badminton.” The film charts Halston’s rise, first dressing the A-list stars of the Studio 54 era, and then championing ready-to-wear clothing for the modern American woman through a deal with J.C. Penney.
JAWLINE Stream on Hulu. Thanks to TikTok, Instagram and YouTube, becoming famous can be as easy as making one viral video, cultivating a following with a charming personality or posting flattering photos online. Although the bar may be low, breaking into the influencer world and turning it into a lucrative career can be a grind all its own. In her feature debut, the filmmaker Liza Mandelup wades into the crowded ecosystem of teenagers vying for viral fame, focusing on Austyn Tester, a 16-year-old using his good looks and limited resources to achieve celebrity status and leave his home in rural Tennessee. The film captures the toll his dream takes on his family, the hours he spends making videos for his fans, the girls who pay cash to mingle with him in person and the managers flocking to represent new talent.
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