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On November 26, the new 8-episode dark comedic thriller series The Flight Attendant will debut on HBO Max.

NOTE: Two episodes will air each on December 3 and December 10 with the finale set to air on December 17]

A flight attendant (Kaley Cuoco) wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man (Michiel Huisman) – and no idea what happened.

The cast includes Bebe Neuwirth, Merle Dandridge, Michelle Gomez, Colin Woodell, Nolan Gerard Funk, Rosie Perez, T.R. Knight and Zosia Mamet.

Here is the trailer for The Flight Attendant:

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The FX series Black Narcissus will debut on November 23 at 8 PM (the full series will be available on FX on Hulu on November 24).

The 3-episode limited series is based on the best-selling novel by Rumer Godden and set in 1934 in Mopu in the Himalayas. A remote clifftop palace once known as the ‘House of Women’ holds many dark secrets. When the young nuns of St. Faith attempt to establish a mission there, its haunting mysteries awaken forbidden desires that seem destined to repeat a terrible tragedy.

During the latter years of British rule in India, ambitious young nun Sister Clodagh (Gemma Arterton) heads a mission to a remote part of the Himalayas. The palace of Mopu has been donated by General Toda Rai, who hopes the Sisters of St. Faith will rid the ‘House of Women’ of unhappy memories connected to his late sister, Srimati. Although Clodagh ignores the warnings of the General’s raffish agent Mr. Dean, isolation and illness soon take their toll, with the haunting atmosphere of the palace particularly affecting volatile Sister Ruth.

As past and present collide, the arrival of the young General Dilip Rai is the catalyst for an explosion of repressed desires that may end in a fatal confrontation.

The ensemble cast includes the late, great Diana Rigg and Jim Broadbent.

Here is a trailer for Black Narcissus:

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The new Hulu drama No Man’s Land will debut online on November 18.

The series dives into the depths of the Syrian civil war through the eyes of Antoine (Felix Moati), a young French man in search of his estranged, presumed to be dead sister. While unraveling the mystery, piece by piece, Antoine ends up joining forces with a unit of Kurdish female fighters, fierce women and ISIS’ biggest nightmare, and travels with them in ISIS occupied territory. Antoine’s journey crosses paths with adventurers and anarchists, spies and innocent victims, and provides a unique look at the tragic events in Syria, and the way they affect the entire world.

The cast includes James Purefoy and Melanie Thierry.

Here is a trailer for No Man’s Land:

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On November 17, the new ABC drama Big Sky will debut at 10:01 PM.

Private detectives Cassie Dewell and Cody Hoyt (Kyle Bunbury and Ryan Phillippe) join forces with his estranged wife and ex-cop, Jenny Hoyt (Katheryn Winnick), to search for two sisters (Natalie Alyn Lind and Jade Pettyjohn) who have been kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote highway in Montana. But when they discover that these are not the only girls who have disappeared in the area, they must race against the clock to stop the killer before another woman is taken.

The cast includes John Carroll Lynch, Valerie Mahaffey, Dedee Pfeiffer, Brian Geraghty and Jesse James Keitel.

Here is a trailer for Big Sky:

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The new series Alex Rider, based on the popular book series, will debut on IMDBtv on November 13.

Alex Rider (Otto Farrant) is a London based teenager who has unknowingly been trained since childhood for the dangerous world of espionage. Pressured to help investigate his uncle’s death, and how it connects to the assassination of two high-profile billionaires, Alex reluctantly assumes a new identity and goes undercover in a remote boarding school called Point Blanc. Isolated far above the snowline in the French Alps, Point Blanc claims to set the troubled teenage children of the ultra-rich back onto the right track. As Alex digs deeper, he discovers the students are in fact the subjects of a disturbing plan which Alex will have to risk his life to stop.

The cast includes Andrew Buchan, Ronke Adekoluejo, Brenock O’Connor and Stephen Dillane.

Here is a trailer for Alex Rider:

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On November 13, the Nickelodeon series The Astronauts will debut at 7 PM.

The series follows a group of kids who embark on the adventure of a lifetime when they are mistakenly launched into space. The spacecraft Odyssey II is set to launch on a mission to retrieve a foreign object that could potentially save mankind. The plan quickly goes awry when five untrained kids use their parents’ security clearances to sneak onto the empty ship. Soon after they board, the onboard AI system triggers the launch sequence. Unable to stop the ship from blasting off, the kids must assume their new role as astronauts and brave harrowing tasks, as their parents rush to find a way to take control of the situation.

The kid astronauts will be played by Miya Cech, Bryce Gheisar, Keith L. Williams, Kayden Grace Swan and Ben Daon.

The adult actors who are part of the cast include Bethany Brown, Erica Cerra, Ben Cotton, Ryan Robbins, Nathalie Boltt and Garfield Wilson.

Here is a trailer for The Astronauts:

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On November 11, the new Netflix 4-episode animated limited series The Liberator will debut online.

Based on true events, a diverse, dedicated, rough-and-tumble squad of soldiers spearheads the Allied invasion of Italy during World War II.

The cast includes Bradley James (Merlin).

Here is a trailer for The Liberator:

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The new Netflix drama Dash & Lily will debut online on November 10.

A whirlwind Christmas romance builds as cynical Dash and optimistic Lily trade notes in a book they pass back and forth in locations around New York.

The cast includes Austin Abrams (This Is Us), Midori Francis (Ocean’s 8), Gideon Emery (Teen Wolf) and James Saito (Always Be My Maybe).

Here is a trailer for Dash & Lily:

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On November 10, the 10-episode limited series A Teacher will debut on Hulu.

The series examines the complexities and consequences of an illegal relationship between Claire Wilson (Kate Mara), a young teacher at a suburban Texas high school, and her student, Eric Walker (Nick Robinson).

The cast includes Ashley Zukerman, Ciara Bravo, Shane Harper and Rya Kihlstedt.

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The new HBO drama Industry will debut on November 9 at 10 PM.

The series gives an insider’s view of the blackbox of “high finance” through the eyes of an outsider, Harper Stern (newcomer Myha’la Herrold), a talented young woman from upstate New York.

Ken Leung (Lost and Immortals) and Will Tudor (Shadowhunters and Game of Thrones) also star.

Here is a trailer for Industry:

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