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On July 8, the new Apple TV+ drama Black Bird will debut online.

Inspired by actual events, when high school football hero, decorated policeman’s son and convicted drug dealer Jimmy Keene (Taron Egerton) is sentenced to 10 years in a minimum security prison, he is given the choice of a lifetime – enter a maximum-security prison for the criminally insane and befriend suspected serial killer Larry Hall (Paul Walter Hauser), or stay where he is and serve his full sentence with no possibility of parole.

Keene quickly realizes his only way out is to elicit a confession and find out where the bodies of several young girls are buried before Hall’s appeal goes through. But is this suspected killer telling the truth? Or is it just another tale from a serial liar?

The cast includes Greg Kinnear and the late Ray Liotta.

Here is a trailer for Black Bird:

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The first two episodes of new sci-fi drama Moonhaven will debut online today on AMC+ on July 7.

The series is set in a utopian colony on the moon that may hold the keys to preserving life on Earth, which has become increasingly perilous.

The cast includes Dominic Monaghan, Kadeem Hardison, Ayelet Zurer and Joe Manganiello.

Here is a trailer for Moonhaven:

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The Amazon military drama The Terminal List will debut online on July 1.

Based on the best-selling novel by Jack Carr, the series follows James Reece (Chris Pratt) after his entire platoon of Navy SEALs is ambushed during a high-stakes covert mission. Reece returns home to his family with conflicting memories of the event and questions about his culpability. However, as new evidence comes to light, Reece discovers dark forces working against him, endangering not only his life, but the lives of those he loves.

The cast includes Taylor Kitsch, J.D. Pardo, Jai Courtney, LaMonica Garrett, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Sean Gunn, Warren Kole, Riley Keough, Constance Wu, Christina Vidal and Jeanne Tripplehorn.

Here is a trailer for The Terminal List:

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The 6-episode limited series Chloe will debut online on Amazon on June 24.

Show Synopsis: The series follows Becky Green (Erin Doherty from The Crown), who is obsessed with stalking her childhood friend Chloe Fairbourne’s (relative newcomer Poppy Gilbert) perfectly curated social media presence. Chloe’s charmed life, adoring husband, and circle of high-achieving friends are always just a click away, and Becky can’t resist peering into a world that contrasts so starkly with her own, as she cares for her mother, who has early onset dementia. When Chloe suddenly dies, Becky assumes a new identity and infiltrates the enviable lives of Chloe’s closest friends to find out what happened to her.

Through her alter-ego Sasha, Becky becomes a powerful, transgressive heroine; a popular, well-connected “someone” with a life-and loves-that are far more exciting and addictive than the “no-one” she is as Becky. However, the pretense soon obscures and conflates reality, and she discovers Chloe’s real life had not been nearly as perfect as it was portrayed online. As Becky gets deeper into her con, and Chloe’s inner circle, she risks losing herself completely in the game she is playing.

The cast includes Jack Farthing (Poldark).

Here is a trailer for Chloe:

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The new PBS series Hotel Portofino will debut on June 19 at 8 PM.

Set in the breathtakingly beautiful resort town of Portofino, this series is about personal awakening at a time of global upheaval in the traumatic aftermath of World War I.

The series is led by Natascha McElhone (Designated Survivor) and Anna Chancellor (What a Girl Wants and Pennyworth).

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On June 17, the 4-part limited series You Don’t Know Me will debut online on Netflix.

When all the evidence points towards his guilt, a man named Hero (Samuel Adewunmi) on trial for murder uses his closing argument to recount his love affair with a mysterious woman (newcomer Sophie Wilde).

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The new drama The Summer I Turned Pretty will also debut online on Amazon on June 17.

Based on the book by Jenna Han, this is a multi-generational drama that hinges on a love triangle between one girl Belly Conklin (newcomer Lola Tung) and two brothers (Conrad and Jeremiah Fisher, played by newcomer Christopher Briney and Walker alum Gavin Casalegno respectively).

The cast includes Colin Ferguson (Eureka), Rachel Blanchard (You Me Her) and Tom Everett Scott (That Thing You Do).

Here is a trailer for The Summer I Turned Pretty:

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On June 16, the new FX drama The Old Man will debut at 10 PM.

Based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Thomas Perry, the series stars Jeff Bridges as Dan Chase, who absconded from the CIA decades ago and has been living off the grid since. When an assassin arrives and tries to take Chase out, the old operative learns that to ensure his future he now must reconcile his past.

The cast includes John Lithgow, Amy Brenneman (Judging Amy) and Alia Shawkat (Search Party).

Here is a trailer for The Old Man:

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On June 12, the new drama Becoming Elizabeth will debut on Starz at 9:04 PM.

Long before she ascended the throne, young Elizabeth Tudor (German actress Alicia von Rittberg from Genius: Einstein) was an orphaned teenager who became embroiled in the political and sexual politics of the English court.

Jessica Raine (Call the Midwife and Partners in Crime), Romola Garai (The Hour and Emma) and Tom Cullen (Downton Abbey and Knightfall) co-star.

Here is a trailer for Becoming Elizabeth:

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The new drama Dark Winds will debut on AMC at 9 PM as well as online on AMC+ on June 12.

Set in 1971 on a remote outpost of the Navajo Nation near Monument Valley, the series follows Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn (Zahn McClarnon from Westworld and Fargo) of the Tribal Police as he is besieged by a series of seemingly unrelated crimes. The closer he digs to the truth, the more he exposes the wounds of his past. He is joined on this journey by his new deputy, Jim Chee (Kiowa Gordon from Roswell, New Mexico).

Jessica Matten (Burden of Truth and Frontier), Noah Emmerich (The Americans) and Rainn Wilson (The Office) co-star.

Here is a trailer for Dark Winds:

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