May highlights from major streaming and cable on-demand services:
Spin (WalterPresents.com): Get ready for France’s May 7 runoff presidential election between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen with that country’s answer to House of Cards and Scandal.
Scott Hamilton Today (People.com/PEN) The 1984 Olympic gold medalist and figure-skating commentator, 58, allowed cameras to document his life as he deals with his third brain tumor after his initial battle with testicular cancer in 1997.
Sense8 (Netflix): Positive early reviews of Season 2 of the Wachowskis’ sci-fi drama, about eight emotionally connected strangers from different parts of the world, indicate the show has successfully avoided the sophomore slump. It even answers last season’s questions before introducing new mysteries! Unlike, say, a certain other show that also featured Naveen Andrews (cough, Lost, cough).
The Moorside (BritBox.com): This two-part drama was a big hit for the BBC earlier this year, and stars Gemma Whelan (Yara Greyjoy from Game of Thrones) as the mother of a missing 9-year-old girl whose odd behavior leads her friends to believe she was involved her daughter’s disappearance.
Master of None (Netflix): Struggling actor Dev (Aziz Ansari) is back for Season 2, but no more capable of making career or lunch plans than when we last saw him.
Anne (Netflix): Netflix gives us a new bosom friend for a new generation, updating Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic 19th-century tale about an outspoken, ginger-haired orphan (Amybeth McNulty) who shakes up the lives of an elderly brother and sister (R.H. Thomson and Geraldine James) — and all of Prince Edward Island, for…