Memorial Day Weekend Viewing Guide: Two Rare Live Sporting Events and a Virtual Parade (Photos)

Margeaux Sippell
The Wrap

For obvious reasons, this Memorial Day weekend is going to be a bit different from previous years. But the good news is, you won’t have to experience FOMO for skipping out on the barbeque-and-beach days in order to stay inside and watch TV instead. That decision has been made for you. There will even be some live sports to watch, like a NASCAR race and a socially-distanced golf match between Tom Brady, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Peyton Manning. So allow us to list out the best options for what to watch (or stream) on TV (or your laptop) this weekend.

Friday: “The Big Fib” on Disney+

This game show with kid contestants premieres Friday on Disney’s new streaming service. Hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown and featuring Rhys Darby as her robot sidekick, C.L.I.V.E., the kids must decide whether the information they’re being told is fact or fib.

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Friday: “Control Z” on Netflix

This brand-new, Spanish-language web series follows a high schooler named Sofia who works to uncover the identity of a hacker who is spilling kids’ secrets to the entire school.

Friday: “Homecoming” Season 2 on Amazon

Watch Janelle Monae star in the second season of this drama series, in which her character wakes up alone in a rowboat with no memory of who she is.

Friday: “AKA Jane Roe” on FX

Norma McCorvey, who went by Jane Roe in the famous “Roe v. Wade” trial that largely shaped America’s view of abortion rights, has some things to say. 9 p.m. on FX.

Friday: “Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series” Season 2 on Netflix

Say it with me: “That’s one f—in’ nice kitty right there.”

Friday: “Selling Sunset” Season 2 on Netflix

Catch up with the cutthroat world of selling real estate to the rich and famous in Los Angeles with the debut of Season 2 on Friday.

Saturday: Sing for Hope Recital Featuring John Brancy and Peter Dugan

Tune in to at 8 p.m. ET for a free, live-stream recital of music from Brancy and Dugan’s (host of NPR’s From The Top) upcoming album “The Journey Home,” which commemorates in song the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Sunday: “Betaal” on Netflix

Here is the official description for season one of this new Indian horror series: “Hired to displace tribal villagers to make way for a new highway, officials unearth an old curse and an army of British soldier-zombies.”

Sunday: NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 on Fox

The Coca-Cola 600 will take place as scheduled at the Charlotte Motor Speedway,  but without spectators. Viewers can catch the race broadcast live on FOX at 6 p.m. and on PRN affiliate radio stations.

Sunday: “Tiger Slam” on Golf Channel

Watch this hourlong documentary of “the greatest golf ever played,” walking viewers through Tiger Woods’ 10-month run from June 2000 to April 2001 when he won all four major titles. Airs 8 p.m. ET on Golf Channel.

Sunday: “The Match: Champions for Charity”

Watch Tiger Woods, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Phil Mickelson face-off in a socially-distanced round of golf. WarnerMedia and the four athletes will donate a total of $10 million to COVID-19 relief efforts. The four-way match airs at 3 p.m. ET from Medalist Golf Club in Hobe Sound, Fla., and will be simulcast across  TNT, TBS, truTV and HLN. Watch them trash talk in an Instagram video on Brady’s page here.

Monday: Parade of Heroes on Ancestry’s Facebook Page

Kathie Lee Gifford will host a virtual “Parade of Heroes” on Monday honoring those who sacrificed so much for our freedom. Singer Tori Kelly will perform, as well as Acapop! Kids and the Lincoln Way Marching Band. The family-friendly event streams at 11 a.m. ET on Ancestry’s Facebook page here.

Monday: “Barkskins” on Nat Geo

Watch David Thewlis (AKA Professor Lupin from “Harry Potter”) in the series premiere of Nat Geo’s new period drama about the conflicts between French settlers and Native Americans in 17th century Quebec. 9 p.m. on National Geographic Channel.

Monday: “Titan Games” Season 2 on NBC

Watch the season two premiere of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s physically challenging competition series at 8 p.m. on NBC.

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