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Based on the 1998 bestselling novel by Wally Lamb, adapted and directed by Derek Cianfrance, this limited series follows the parallel lives of identical twin brothers, played by Mark Ruffalo. A family saga, it tells a story of betrayal, sacrifice and forgiveness set against the backdrop of 20th-century America.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 7-part mini-series
Status: Mini-series premiered May 10, 2020



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Set 40 years in the future, Avenue 5 follows the captain and crew of a luxury space cruise ship as they navigate disgruntled passengers and unexpected events after experiencing technical difficulties onboard.

Genre: Comedy / Sci-Fi
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for a Second season; 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: 2
Status: Renewed for Third season; premiere TBA



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: 2
Status: Season 2 premiered June 9, 2019



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: 10
Status: Tenth season premiered January 19, 2020



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: Renewed for a Second season; premiere TBA



Set in 1832 West Yorkshire, England, Gentleman Jack is inspired by the true-story and coded journals of Anne Lister (played by Suranne Jones), and follows her attempt to revitalize her inherited home, Shibdhen Hall. Most notably for the time period, a part of Lister’s plan is to help the fate of her own family by taking a wife.

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



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: 4
Status: Fourth season premiered February 7, 2020



Based on author Philip Pullman’s beloved trilogy, His Dark Materials follows Lyra, a brave young woman from another world. Lyra’s quest to find her kidnapped friend leads her to uncover a sinister plot of a secret organization, encounter extraordinary beings and protect dangerous secrets.

Genre: Adventure / Fantasy
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for Second season; premiere TBA



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: 4
Status: Renewed for Fifth season; Season 4 premiered April 12, 2020



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: 2
Status: Renewed for a Third season; season 2 premiered March 16, 2020



A continuation of the 2016 series The Young Pope.  The nine-episode series stars Jude Law, reprising his role as Pope Pius XIII, and John Malkovich as Pope John Paul III, the titular “New Pope”.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Series premiered January 13, 2020



Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel of the same name, The Outsider begins by following a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a young boy. But when an insidious supernatural force edges its way into the case, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in.

Genre: Crime drama / Horror
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Series premiered January 12, 2020



The Rigtheous Gemstones is a comedy that centers around a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work — all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. McBride will star as main character Jesse Gemstone, who sees himself as a maverick in the ministry game, taking what his father, Eli Gemstone, has built and expanded it for a more modern audience.

Genre: Comedy
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for a Second season; 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: 3
Status:  Renewed for a Fourth and Final season premieres July 24, 2020



Run follows a woman whose humdrum life is thrown upside down when she receives a text from her college sweetheart inviting her to drop everything and meet him in New York to fulfill the pact they made 17 years previously.

Genre: Comedy / Thriller
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Series premiered April 12, 2020


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: 2
Status: Renewed for a Third season; 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



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: 3
Status: Renewed for a Fourth season; Season 3 premiered March 15, 2020


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Set in 1932 Los Angeles, the series will focus on the origin story of famed defense lawyer Perry Mason, based on characters from Erle Stanley Gardner’s novels. Living check-to-check as a low-rent private investigator, Mason is haunted by his wartime experiences in France and suffering the effects of a broken marriage.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Series premieres June 21, 2020


Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) as he meets up with his friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) and his Uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father (Michael Kenneth Williams). This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback.

Genre: Drama / Horror
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Series premieres August 2020


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