Google last month debuted a new “Watch With Me” series on Google TV that features well-known personalities from around the world recommending their favorites. The inaugural episode featured a curated watchlist from Emmy-nominated actress and LGBTQ+ advocate Laverne Cox. Now, Google TV is adding the second “Watch With Me” episode featuring comedian Hasan Minhaj.
Best known for his Netflix show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, Minhaj has also featured in some movies and TV shows and has been seen on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. He is also a writer and producer.
In the latest episode of Watch With Me on Google TV, Minhaj talks about how movies and TV shows can change one’s life and influence their personality. They can also be a good way to spend some quality time with your friends and family.
“Movies and TV shows are an opportunity to watch something with loved ones,” Hasan says. “Whether they make you laugh or feel something deep. Or they can be a source of respite, or help you realize how big the world is.”
What’s in Hasan Minhaj’s Watch With Me watchlist?
Minhaj’s watchlist includes no less than 45 titles including the 1998 comedy classic Rush Hour, comedy-drama Ramy, 1993 hit A Bronx Tale, Chris Rock’s comedy special Never Scared, 1998 romantic hit You’ve Got Mail, Bollywood romantic drama Jab Tak Hai Jaan, and many more.
Below is the full list of Minhaj’s Watch With Me watchlist on Google TV:
A Bronx Tale, Rush Hour, Chris Rock Never Scared, Ramy, You’ve Got Mail, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Ted Lasso, When Harry Met Sally, The Shawshank Redemption, Dumb and Dumber, The Departed, The Matrix, Reading Rainbow, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gam, Friday Night Lights (the show), 30 Rock (the show), Casino, Happy Gilmore, Flea Bag (the show), He Got Game, Finding Nemo, Emperors New Groove, Toy Story 1, Lion King, Aladdin, The Simpsons (Seasons 3-7), Home Alone 2, Independence Day, Wall Street, Cast Away, Home Alone 1, Atlanta, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Daily Show, Rocky, Ghostbusters, Bad Boys 1, Hitch, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Love Actually, Back to the Future, ET, Jurassic Park, and Catch Me If You Can.
As before, Minhaj’s Watch With Me watchlist will be available under the “For You” tab of the Google TV homescreen. It’ll be live for all users in the coming days. Stay tuned to find out who’s next to curate a “Watch with Me” watchlist on Google TV.