(PG-13: Language) This animated comedy from the producers of Robot Chicken follows a young man who wants to be a knight, only to find out that his castle is ruled by a corrupt and deranged king. Features the voices of Nicholas Hoult, Tara Strong, Luke Evans, Tony Hale, and more. All episodes on Hulu now (6.12.20).
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(PG-13: Language) The guys from Achievement Hunter and Rooster Teeth present a new competition show where ridiculously costumed contestants take their miniature golf games to the max on a quest for their very own ugly green jacket. Premieres 6.10.20 on Rooster Teeth’s subscription channel FIRST.
Remember when Home Improvement was the biggest show on TV? Or Roseanne? Data Broz put together this motion infographic which recaps the shifting interests of the U.S. TV viewing public over nearly 70 years. We had no idea that The Beverly Hillbillies was so wildly popular. (Pro tip: play at 2x speed for faster viewing.)
Ethan Hawke stars in this fictionalized retelling of the story of John Brown, a controversial 19th century figure who attempted to overthrow U.S. slavery with violence and rebellion, and is alternatively remembered as both a heroic martyr and an crazed terrorist. The 7-episode series premieres 8.9.2020 on Showtime.
Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs star in the TNT series Snowpiercer, a post-apocalyptic thriller based on the film by Oscar winner Bong Joon Ho (Parasite). Set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, the politics of survival play out on a perpetually moving train circling the globe. Debuts 5.17.20.
(PG-13: Language) Steve Carell and the creators of The Office present a comedy about a new branch of the U.S. military called “Space Force” – oh wait, that’s an actual thing. The satire follows a four-star general who expects to run the Air Force, when he’s handed Space Force instead of his dream job. Hits Netflix 5.29.20.
This HBO drama series features among its producers J.J. Abrams and Jordan Peele. Based on Matt Ruff’s 2016 novel, the story follows a man, his friend, and his uncle, who head off on trip into a the worst parts of 1950s America in search of his missing father. But are the monsters or the racists the more terrifying? Premieres 8.2020.
The cast of Parks and Recreation revisit their classic characters in a hilarious work-from-home special. Everyone is here, from the overachieving Leslie Knope to Ron “I’ve been practicing social distancing since I was four years-old.” Swanson. All they ask is that you consider supporting Feeding America’s COVID-19 relief efforts.
After an 11-year hiatus, the hilarious Reno 911! is back. The entire original cast returns for a ride-along with plenty more inappropriate law-enforcement behavior and buffoonery. Premieres 5.4.2020 on streaming network Quibi, with new episodes for 12 days straight.
While CGI has dramatically changed the way that movies are made, actors still need physical objects to interact with. This new series from Disney+ takes us up close and personal with iconic props from Disney movies. Hosted by superfan and collector Dan Lanigan. All episodes drop 5.1.20.
Comedian Henry Phillips pokes fun at cheesy TV dramas of the 1980s with his proposed web series “Highway Man,” a show about a lonely drifter who pops in on people in their moments of need, and basically has nothing useful to offer at all. The future episode synopses on his Patreon page sound thrilling!
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The hilarious vampire mockumentary series is coming back for a second season, and it looks like the setups are hysterical as ever, from a Super Bowl party to an open mic night. Plus, it looks like everyone’s favorite energy vampire has gained some new powers after getting a promotion. Drops 4/15/20 on FX.
This sci-fi comedy from Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks and Recreation) is set in a future where sick and injured people’s loved ones have the option to have their consciousness uploaded into an idyllic digital “afterlife.” So yeah, it’s basically a funny version of Black Mirror. Coming to Amazon Prime Video.
Each episode of this limited-run series from HBO Asia features a story inspired by some aspect of Asian cuisine. The eight episodes feature directors representing Malaysia, The Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, India, Indonesia, and Japan. Premieres 3/2/2020 on HBO Now and HBO Go.
Gareth Evans, the man behind the lens of The Raid films brings his dark, gritty, and visceral style to this TV drama about warring crime organizations in the underworld of London, England. It’s headed to Sky Atlantic in the UK, and Cinemax here in the states. More here.
Takeshi Kovacs is back for season 2 of Netflix’s sci-fi drama, but he’s wearing a new sleeve that looks a whole lot like Anthony Mackie. This time, Tak lands a job that sends him to his home planet of Harlan’s World, where he finds himself torn between his crime-solving mission and reuniting with his long lost love, Quell.
Fox’s competition show LEGO Masters proves you’re never too old to play with toys by giving adults an unlimited supply of LEGO bricks for fantasy builds. Host Will Arnett brings the funny while amateur brickheads face-off in themed challenges. Play along at home with weekly Brick Tips on the show’s YouTube channel.
Jason Segel, Sally Field, André Benjamin, Eve Lindley, and Richard E. Grant star in this fantasy-drama about about a group of strangers who end up teaming up to unravel a mystery, and who end up discovering much about themselves along their journey. Premieres 3/1/20 on AMC.
(PG-13: Language) Based on the eponymous graphic novel by Brian Ralph, this Netflix series offers a lighthearted, action-packed take on post-apocalyptic tropes, in a world where zombies and Mad Max-type gangs challenge the teens of suburban Glendale, California, and Ferris Bueller is now a high school principal. Premieres 10/24/19.
One of the first original series headed to Apple TV+ drops us into a post-apocalyptic world where a virus has taken away human’s ability to see. But after hundreds of years, two children are born with the gift of sight, and their father (Jason Momoa) must protect them from an evil queen who wants them killed for witchcraft.
“I’m not here to be didactic or professorial in any way.” Nope, actor and entertainer Jeff Goldblum’s lighthearted new series simply takes us on a journey through the world, as seen through some of the universe’s most inquisitive and uncritical eyes. Coming to Disney+ 11/12/19.
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