Super Bowl LIII is this Sunday and will surely take up much of the weekend for football fans, but everyone else can thank the Peak TV gods that there’s never been a better time in history to not care about sports.
Hate the Patriots and deflated by Tom Brady? Fire up Netflix. Don’t know what the L.A. Rams even are? Hulu is always there. Think Maroon 5 is a boring choice for the halftime show? Go watch Beyonce on YouTube again. Hate chips shaped like scoops? Skip the party, catch the “Twilight” marathon on cable and eat whatever you want.
Those boycotting the NFL or those who just think sports is boring but also don’t want to go outside have never had more alternative viewing options. Here are 14 personalized recommendations for other things to watch on Super Bowl Sunday.
Puppy Bowl XV (Animal Planet, 3 p.m.)
For those who like sports but dislike humans. (Animal Planet will also present the second annual Dog Bowl, featuring more “mature” canines, earlier in the day.)
Kitten Bowl VI (Hallmark, 2 p.m.)
For those who prefer cats.
Russian Doll (Netflix)
For those who like Natasha Lyonne and surprises.
Velvet Buzzsaw (Netflix)
For those who like Jake Gyllenhaal and surprises.
The Walking Dead (AMC Premiere)
For those with cable but can’t wait a week.
For those who miss “Gossip Girl” but wish it was creepy.
Tidying up With Marie Kondo (Netflix)
For those whose lives are a mess.
For those who want to know weren’t around to watch (semi-)live and want to know what all the hubbub was about. (Hulu also offers the much-maligned 2005 movie version to stream.)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
For those who need to get started on their rewatch before the final season gets started on April 14.
Killing Eve (Hulu)
For those who missed out on one of 2018’s most-buzzed about new shows.
Fyre and Fyre Fraud (Netflix and Hulu)
For those who like schadenfreude and making fun of Millenials.
Twilight marathon (FXX, 7 a.m.)
For those who like Kristen Stewart and brooding teens.
Harry Potter marathon (Syfy, 10 a.m.)
For those who don’t like “Twilight.”