Archive for the ‘New Shows’ Category

The new 8-part conspiracy thriller Utopia will debut on Amazon Prime on September 25.

This series is about saving the world while trying to find your place in it, centering on a group of comic fans who meet online and bond over their obsession of a seemingly fictional comic called Utopia.

The cast includes Dan Byrd, Jessica Rothe, Sasha Lane, John Cusack and Rainn Wilson [among others].

Here is a trailer for Utopia:

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The new FOX drama Filthy Rich will debut on September 21 at 9 PM.

This is a southern Gothic family soap focusing on what happens when the patriarch (veteran actor Gerald McRaney) of a mega-rich Southern family – famed for creating a wildly successful Christian television network – dies in a plane crash, his wife (Kim Cattrall, who is also a producer on the show) and family are stunned to learn that he fathered three illegitimate children, all of whom are written into his will, threatening their family name and fortune.

The cast includes Steve Harris, Melia Kreiling, Corey Cott, Olivia Macklin and Aubrey Dollar [among others].

Here is a trailer for Filthy Rich:

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On September 21, FOX will debut the Spectrum Originals drama L.A.’s Finest at 8 PM.

The show follows Syd Burnett (Gabrielle Union), last seen in Miami taking down a drug cartel, who has seemingly left her complicated past behind to become an LAPD detective. Paired with a new partner, Nancy McKenna (Jessica Alba), a working mom with an equally complex history, Syd is forced to confront how her unapologetic lifestyle may be masking a greater personal secret.

The cast includes Zach Gilford, Ryan McPartlin, Duane Martin, Sophie Reynolds and Ernie Hudson.

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On September 18, the new Netflix series Ratched will debut online.

In this prequel series to the classic box office movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, the series follows Nurse Rateched (Sarah Paulson) on her journey and evolution from nurse to full-fledged monster.

The ensemble cast includes Cynthia Nixon, Corey Stoll, Judy Davis, Amanda Plummer, Rosanna Arquette, Hunter Parrish, Finn Wittrock, Charlie Carver and Sharon Stone.

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The new Peacock drama Departure will debut online on September 17.

Passenger plane Flight 716 shockingly vanishes, and brilliant investigator Kendra Malley (Archie Panjabi from The Good Wife), alongside her mentor Howard Lawson (veteran actor Christopher Plummer) are brought on to lead the investigation. When battling forces threaten to undermine their work, Kendra must find the truth and stop it from happening again.

The series also stars Kris Holden-Reid (The Umbrella Academy and Lost Girl), Rebecca Liddiard (Frankie Drake Mysteries), Peter Mensah (Midnight, Texas) and Sasha Roiz (Grimm and Suits).

Here is a trailer for Departure:

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The HBO 8-episode new drama We Are Who We Are will debut on September 14 at 10 PM

The series tells the story of two American kids (Jack Dylan Grazer from the box office movie Shazam! and newcomer Jordan Kristine Seamon), who live on a U.S. military base in Italy, the series explores friendship, first-love, identity, and immerses the audience in all the messy exhilaration and anguish of being a teenager.

The drama also stars Alice Braga and Chloe Sevigny.

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On September 14, the 6-episode limited drama The Third Day will debut on HBO at 9 PM.

The first three episodes are called “Summer” and the latter three episodes are called “Winter.”

Jude Law stars in “Summer” as Sam, a man who is drawn to a mysterious island off the British coast where he encounters a group of islanders set on preserving their traditions at any cost. Isolated from the mainland, Sam is unable to leave the idyllic and dangerously enchanting world he has discovered, where the secretive rituals of its inhabitants bring him to grapple with experiences of loss and trauma hidden in his past through the distorted lens of the present.

As boundaries between fantasy and reality fragment, his quest to unlock the truth leads the islanders to reveal a shocking secret. In “Winter” Naomie Harris (from the box office film Moonlight) as Helen, a strong-willed outsider who comes to the island seeking answers, but whose arrival precipitates a fractious battle to decide its fate as the lines between fantasy and fact are distorted.

The series also stars Katherine Waterston and Emily Watson.

Here is a trailer for The Third Day:

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On September 10, the new Netflix series Julie and the Phantoms will debut online.

Teenager Julie (Madison Reyes) finds her passion for music and life while helping the Phantoms — a trio of ghostly guys (Charlie Gillespie, Jeremy Shada and Owen Patrick Joyner) — become the band they were never able to be.

The cast includes Booboo Stewart, Carlos Ponce and Cheyenne Jackson.

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The spin-off series Power Book II: Ghost will debut on Starz on September 6 at 9 PM.

The drama picks up from the Power finale, following Tariq (Michael Rainey, Jr.) as he navigates his new life, in which his desire to shed his father’s legacy comes up against the mounting pressure to save his family.

The cast includes Mary J. Blige, Melanie Liburd, Method Man, Naturi Naughton, Shalim Ortiz and Sherri Saum.

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Netflix will debut the new 10-episode drama Away online on September 4.

As she embarks on a treacherous mission to Mars commanding an international crew, Emma Green (Hilary Swank) must leave her husband and teen daughter behind.

The series also stars Ato Essandoh and Josh Charles.

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