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Success hits hard. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson stars as Spencer Strasmore, a retired football superstar trying to reinvent himself as a financial manager for current players in sun-soaked Miami.

Genre: Comedy-Drama
No. of Seasons: 4
Status: Renewed for Season 5; premiere TBA



Barry is a dark comedy starring Bill Hader as a depressed, low-rent hitman from the Midwest. Lonely and dissatisfied in his life, he reluctantly travels to Los Angeles to execute a hit on an aspiring actor. Barry follows his “mark” into an acting class and ends up finding an accepting community in a group of eager hopefuls within the LA theater scene. He wants to start a new life as an actor, but his criminal past won’t let him walk away —can he find a way to balance both worlds?

Genre: Dark Comedy
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for Season 2; premieres March 31, 2019



Based on Liane Moriarity’s bestselling book, and featuring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, and Shailene Woodley, this darkly comedic series tells the tale of three mothers whose seemingly perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.

Genre: Drama / Mystery
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for Season 2; premieres June 2019



Camping stars Jennifer Garner and David Tennant as Kathryn and Walt, a not-so-happily married couple. A meticulously planned outdoor trip to celebrate Walt’s 45th birthday is derailed by uninvited guests and forces of nature, turning the weekend into a test of marriage and friendship

Genre: Comedy
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Season 1 premiered October 14, 2018



Pete Holmes stars in his own comedy series about a stand-up comic who reevaluates his life and enters the New York comedy scene after discovering his wife’s infidelity.

Genre: Comedy
No. of Seasons: 3
Status: Cancelled after 3 seasons



Larry David stars as… Larry David, living the good life out in Los Angeles and stumbling through one faux-pas after another.

Genre: Dark Comedy
No. of Seasons: 9
Status: Renewed for season 10; premiere TBA



The Deuce explores 1970s New York at the beginning of what would become the billion-dollar American sex industry.  Starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 2
Status: Renewed for 3rd and Final season; premiere TBA



Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Haden Church star in this biting comedy series about the lows and lower lows of a very long divorce.

Genre: Comedy-Drama
No. of Seasons: 2
Status: Renewed for season 3; premiere TBA



Summers span decades. Winters can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne begins. Based on the bestselling book series by George R.R. Martin.

Genre: Fantasy Drama
No. of Seasons: 7
Status: Renewed for 8th and Final season; premieres April 14, 2019



Based on the web series from Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, High Maintenance stars Sinclair as “The Guy,” a bike-riding, weed-delivery salesman with an eclectic variety of Brooklyn clients.

Genre: Comedy-Drama
No. of Seasons: 3
Status: Renewed for season 3; premiered January 20, 2019



Issa Rae stars as Issa Dee, who struggles to navigate the tricky professional and personal terrain of Los Angeles along with her best friend Molly (Yvonne Orji).

Genre: Comedy-Drama
No. of Seasons: 3
Status: Renewed for season 4; premiere TBA



When the most important friend in her life seems to have disappeared without a trace, Elena Greco, a now-elderly woman immersed in a house full of books, turns on her computer and starts writing the story of their friendship. Based on the bestselling series by Elena Ferrante.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for season 2; premiere TBA



An anthology series set in a single hotel room, where every guest who comes to stay reveals a unique set of circumstances and quirks. From the Duplass Brothers.

Genre: Drama / Horror Anthology
No. of Seasons: 2
Status:  Season 2 premiered November 9, 2018



Silicon Valley follows the misadventures of introverted computer programmer Richard Hendricks (Thomas Middleditch) and his brainy friends as they attempt to strike it rich in a high-tech gold rush.

Genre: Comedy
No. of Seasons: 5
Status: Renewed for season 6; premiere TBA



Succession tracks the lives of the Roy family as they contemplate their future once their aging father (Brian Cox) begins to step back from the media and entertainment conglomerate they control.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for season 2; premiere TBA



Touch darkness and darkness touches you back. From creator/executive producer Nic Pizzolatto, comes this searing series of troubled cops and the investigations that drive them to the edge. Each season features a new cast and a new case.

Genre: Anthology Crime Drama
No. of Seasons: 3
Status: Season 3 premiered January 13, 2019



Former Senator Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) finds that being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she hoped for – and everything everyone warned her about.

Genre: Political Satire Comedy
No. of Seasons: 6
Status: Renewed for Seventh and Final season; premieres March 31, 2019



Live without limits in a world where every human appetite can be indulged. Starring Evan Rachel Wood, Anthony Hopkins, Jeffrey Wright, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Ed Harris and more — this dark odyssey follows the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin.

Genre: Sci-Fi Western
No. of Seasons: 2
Status: Renewed for season 3; premiere TBA


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Chernobyl, a five-part miniseries co-production from HBO and Sky, dramatizes the story of the 1986 nuclear accident, one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history — and of the sacrifices made to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.

Chernobyl stars Emmy-nominee Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård and Emily Watson.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: **5-part mini-series**
Status: Premieres May 6, 2019


Euphoria follows a group of high school students as they navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media. Actor and singer Zendaya leads an ensemble cast including Hunter Schafer, Jacob Elordi, Algee Smith and Sydney Sweeney.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Series  premieres 2019


A modern-day re-imagining of Alan Moore’s groundbreaking graphic novel about masked vigilantes from creator/producer Damon Lindelof (The Leftovers, Lost).

Watchmen is set in “an alternate history where ‘superheroes’ are treated as outlaws” and “embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.

Genre: Superhero Drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Series  premieres 2019


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