New TV Shows on Netflix – Go watch all of your programmes because it’s getting hot outside.
I urge you to enjoy the inside and everything that TV has to offer this month as we enter the last month of a very hot summer. (with a little bit of House of the Dragon, Lord of the Rings, and A League of Their Own).
Along with the shows already mentioned, Paste TV will also be covering She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, the first TV comedy from Marvel (August 17 on Disney+), Welcome to Wrexham, an FX show about Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney buying a soccer team (August 24), and The Patient, a new show from the makers of The Americans starring Steve Carrell (August 30 on Hulu).
Stars: Chris Estrada, Frankie Quinones, Laura Patalano, Michelle Ortiz, Julia Vera and Michael Imperioli
Premiere Date: All 10 episodes premiere August 12 on Hulu
Chris Estrada, a comedian, plays Julio, a 30-year-old who stays at home, has a beloved ex-girlfriend (Michelle Ortiz), and works at the Hugs Not Thugs gang rehabilitation facility. When Julio’s cousin Luis (Frankie Quinones) is released from prison and moves in with Julio and his mother, Julio is forced to reflect on his life while pleading with Luis to promise to put his previous crimes behind him (first up: making the perfect cupcake). But Luis continues to think of Julio as his obnoxious little cousin. Watch out for Michael Imperioli, who plays the grumpy minister in charge of Hugs Not Thugs.
Stars: Sharon Horgan, Anne-Marie Duff, Eva Birthistle, Sarah Greene, Eve Hewson, Claes Bang, Brian Gleeson, Daryl McCormack, Assaad Bouab and Saise Quinn
Premiere Date: The first two episodes premiere August 19 on AppleTV+. A new episode premieres every Friday until the finale on October 14.
With a ten-episode dark comedy about the Garvey sisters, Sharon Horgan—who in Catastrophe transformed a one-night stand into sad hilarity—is back. When Grace’s (Anne-Marie Duff) husband John Paul (Claes Bing) dies unexpectedly in an accident, Ursula (Eva Birthistle), Bibi (Sarah Greene), Becka (Eva Hewson), and Eva (Horgan) must look out for their sister, especially when life insurance agents Thomas (Brian Gleeson) and Matthew (Daryl McCormack, who was excellent recently in Good Luck to You, Leo Grande) begin looking What were the sisters’ opinions on Grace’s husband? The series’ opening episode is titled “The Prick.”
Stars: Michelle Monaghan, Matt Bomer, Daniel Sunjata, Ali Stroker, Karen Robinson, Rosanny Zayas, Michael O’Neill, Celia Weston, Gable Swanlund, Tyner Rushing, Hazel Mason, Ginger Mason, Alise Willis, and Maddie Nichols
Premiere Date: All seven episodes premiere August 19 on Netflix
Michelle Monaghan co-stars with herself as identical twins Gina and Leni, following in the footsteps of Sarah Michelle Gellar, Lisa Kudrow, Mark Ruffalo, and Ewan McGregor. Gina, who is married to Jack (Matt Bomer), has never left the little Virginia town they grew up in, whereas Leni, who is married to Charlie (Daniel Sunjata), has a luxurious life in Hollywood. Leni, who is unquestionably the family outcast, comes home when Gina goes missing in an effort to find her sister and face her history. The sisters’ secret is known to the local sheriff (Karen Robinson). And fans will follow suit after the first episode.
Stars: Garret Dillahunt, Martha Plimpton, Phillip Garcia, Shakira Barrera, James Earl, and Clare Gillies
Premiere Date: The first two episodes premiere August 19 on FreeVee. A new episode premieres every Friday until the finale on September 16.
Fans of Greg Garcia’s sitcoms My Name is Earl and Raising Hope are aware of his comedic style, which is deliciously unique and unconventional. With a comedy set around the start of the epidemic, Garcia is back. Due to COVID-19, prison inmates Jack (Garret Dillahunt) and Rooster (Phillip Garcia) are abruptly released from custody. They relocate to live with Jack’s recently released jail lover Gloria and Rooster’s mother Barb (Martha Plimpton, who reunites with her Raising Hope co-star Dillahunt) (Shakira Barrera). How will these gang of thieves survive?
The End is Nye
Stars: Bill Nye, Seth MacFarlane and Brannon Braga
Premiere Date: All six episodes premiere August 25 on Peacock
A new six-episode series from Bill Nye the Science Guy explores hypothetical world catastrophes. Really, is this what we need at this time, you could be asking. Nevertheless, with Nye, Seth MacFarlane, and Brannon Braga in charge, the absurdist show is sure to make you smile as Nye advises viewers on how to deal with the “six world-ending tragedies.” The video makes the claim that “Together we can rescue Earth through science.” And what about that? I sort of concur with him.
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