What to watch this week: ‘The Circle,’ ‘Dad, Stop Embarrassing Me’

There’s no better way to spend a beautiful spring day than enjoying the bright, sunny glow of your TV screen.

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- There's really no better way to spend a beautiful spring day than enjoying the bright sunny glow of your TV screen. Here's our suggestions of what to watch this week. When you think of Jamie Foxx, you probably think of an Oscar-winning A-list actor who excels at both comedy and drama. But if you ask his kids, he's just a typical embarrassing dad.

Foxx and his IRL daughter, Corinne, who is now in her mid-20s, collaborated on the family sitcom, "Dad, Stop Embarrassing Me." And Season 1 drops April 14 on Netflix. In the series, Foxx plays the owner of a successful cosmetics company who can't help but humiliate his teenage daughter at every turn.

Circle, remind me to cancel my plans for Wednesday nights. That's right, "The Circle," Netflix's hybrid reality competition dating show and popularity contest, is back for Season 2. A whole new cast of social media social butterflies will be competing for $100,000. And host Michelle Buteau promises there'll be plenty of shocking twists and turns ahead. The Season 2 premiere of "The Circle" is on April 14.

If you're in the mood for a less competitive, more heartwarming docuseries, check out "My Love," six stories of true love on Netflix April 13. Filmmakers from six different countries each tell the story of a couple who have been together for decades. It'll have you crying, laughing, and sending reckless messages on dating apps.

And for animation fans, Netflix has an eye-poppingly colorful film, "Arlo the Alligator Boy on April 16." Arlo, a half human, half alligator, leaves his home in the swamp to travel to New York City. Along the way, he collects a group of eccentric friends who help him find his long-lost father. It looks like a dose of pure fun. So if you're an animation fan, check it out.

New comedy, "Frank of Ireland" is about a 30-something failed musician, who still lives with his mother in Dublin, much to his family's chagrin. Not only does the show seem like a hilarious coming of middle age comedy, it also stars real life brothers Brian and Domhnall Gleason. "Frank of Ireland" Season 1 hits Amazon Prime on April 16. What will you be watching this weekend? Leave a comment, and let us know.