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The Undoing focuses on Nicole Kidman’s Grace Fraser, a successful therapist, and her devoted husband, Jonathan (Hugh Grant), and their young son who attends an elite private school in New York City. A chasm opens in Grace’s seemingly perfect life: a violent death, a missing spouse and a chain of terrible revelations.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 6-part Limited series
Status: Series premieres October 25, 2020


The show is divided into two parts: “Summer” and “Winter”. In “Summer,” one man (Jude Law) visits a mysterious island off the British coast and discovers a group of inhabitants intent on preserving their home at any cost. In the second half, aka “Winter,” a strong-willed outsider (Naomie Harris) comes to the island seeking answers — but instead causes a battle to decide its fate.

Genre: Drama / Mystery
No. of Seasons: 6-part Limited series
Status: Series concludes October 19, 2020


Set in 2016, We Are Who We Are is a new coming-of-age story from Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name) about two American teenagers who live on an American military base with their parents in Italy. The series explores typical teenage drama themes including friendship, love and overall confusion — only in this little slice of America in Italy.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 8-part Limited series
Status: Series concludes November 2, 2020



 NOTABLE CURRENT SERIES


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: Renewed for an Eleventh season premiere TBA



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; premieres November 16, 2020



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; premiere TBA



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 premiered August 16, 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; premiere TBA



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: Renewed for a Second season; premiere TBA



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: 4
Status:  Fourth and Final season concluded October 9, 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; premiere TBA


COMING SOON


Industry follows a group of young graduates competing for a limited set of permanent positions at a top investment bank in London – but the boundaries between colleague, friend, lover, and enemy soon blur as they immerse themselves in a company culture defined as much by sex, drugs, and ego as it is by deals and dividends. As members of the group rise and fall, they must decide whether life is about more than the bottom line.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Series premieres November 9, 2020


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