Wednesday, December 13, 2017
TV and Media

Streaming shows coming this week: 'Jessica Jones,' 'Man in the High Castle,' 'Art of More'

Get ready to binge because coming to a computer screen near you this week are not one, not two, but three new shows!

Two of them come from some of the heavyweights in the ever-growing market of streaming series, Netflix and Amazon. The third comes from, making its first foray into original dramas.

Here's a look at what to expect.

Jessica Jones

Netflix, all episodes available Friday

Marvel's Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) failed miserably at being a superhero, and has been plying herself with alcohol to take the sting out of her miserable life. Her super skills are useful in her day job as a detective, but using them while keeping them hidden is easier said than done. Still, she's here to route out crime in the same New York City that's home to attorney Matt "Daredevil" Murdock. On her way to finding balance in her chaotic life, she'll have to face off with a supervillain who can control the minds of others. Netflix's 13-episode original series also stars Carrie-Anne Moss, David Tennant, Mike Colter, Rachael Taylor, Eka Darville, Erin Moriarty and Wil Traval.

The Man in the High Castle

Amazon, all episodes available Friday

"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the Axis Powers of America." And there, cleanly stated in the trailer, is your premise for this Philip K. Dick novel adaptation, in which the Axis won World War II and America is controlled by the Germans and Japanese. Thanks to Amazon's pilot strategy, Prime members can already check out the first episode, which plunges viewers straight into the show's grim, shadowy, unstable world. Mysterious underground newsreels depicting an Allied victory spark thoughts of revolution among a small group of Americans. Produced by Ridley Scott (who knows a thing or two about Philip K. Dick adaptations), it could be a darker, alternate-reality cousin of The Americans.

The Art of More

Crackle, all episodes available Thursday

Sex! Violence! Betrayal! More sex! Fast cars! Expensive toys! Sexy sex sex sex! All set in the glamorous, fast-paced world of ... auctioneering? Huh? Yep, New York's priciest auction houses are the setting for's first foray into original dramas. The trailer suggests a slightly racier, more testosterone-filled spin on USA-style procedurals, but when's the last time any network developed any good show about fine art? (And before you bring up Bravo's Work of Art: Please do not bring up Bravo's Work of Art.) Crackle has attracted some surprisingly big names to this 10-episode series, including Dennis Quaid, Cary Elwes and Kate Bosworth. Then again, this is the site that helped Jerry Seinfeld create his second-best show of all time, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. How about a crossover episode involving a pricey Porsche auction?

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