Taskmaster, Channel 4 (Thursday 18 March)
Charlotte Ritchie, Jamali Maddix, Lee Mack, Mike Wozniak and Sarah Kendall are the latest comics to be put through a litany of daft challenges dreamed up by Alex Horne and judged by Greg Davies’s Taskmaster. The funniest show on TV? Probably.
Zack Snyder’s Justice League, HBO Max (Thursday 18 March)
A four-hour director’s cut, with an R-rating, a new score, finished special effects, two new villains and Jared Leto reprising his role as The Joker – is days away. Early critic reactions are in – and the consensus seems to be Snyder’s new version is a massive improvement.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Disney+ (Friday 19 March)
Following Marvel’s refreshingly eccentric WandaVision, this more straightforward six-part series focuses on Anthony Mackie’s Falcon and Sebastian Stan’s Winter Soldier. Picking up where Avengers: Endgame left off, the heroic pair must face off against Baron Helmut Zemo (Daniel Brühl) and the anti-patriotism group the Flag-Smashers.
Calls, Apple TV+ (Friday 19 March)
Based on the French TV series of the same name, this star-studded adaptation enlists the likes of Rosario Dawson, Lily Collins and Aaron Taylor-Johnson to provide the voices for a series of short tales relayed only via phone calls and minimal abstract visuals.