HBO Max has renewed comedy series Hacks for a third season. The series explores the evolving dark mentorship between legendary Las Vegas comedian Deborah Vance, played by Jean Smart, and her young, entitled writer Ava, played by Hannah Einbinder.
Season two of Industry premieres on HBO August 1. The series gives an insider’s view of the blackbox of high finance following a group of young bankers as they forge their identities within the pressure cooker environment and sex and drug fueled blitz of international bank Pierpoint & Co’s London office. In Season 2, our grads are no longer allowed to hide behind their graduate status. The market is ripping, and Pierpoint’s back to work or else mandate has the trading floor more charged up and paranoid than ever. New U.S. management will be gasoline on the flames – an injection of cross Atlantic energy that lights a fire under each and every employee. Now Harper, Yasmin and Robert must drive new business and make new alliances both in and out of the office as Pierpoint and its junior bankers seek to take every advantage in a post-COVID world.
Peacock’s new series The Resort premieres July 28. The eight episode series is a multi-generational, coming-of-age love story disguised as a fast-paced mystery about the disappointment of time. An anniversary trip puts a marriage to the test when the couple finds themselves embroiled in one of the Yucatan’s most bizarre unsolved mysteries that took place fifteen years prior.
Medical drama SkyMed premieres on Paramount+ July 10 with all nine episodes. The series follows the triumphs, heartbreaks and tribulations of budding nurses and pilots flying air ambulances in remote Northern Canada. Weaving together intense character journeys with high-stakes medical rescues, a diverse cast of young medical responders must rely on each other for survival at 20,000 feet in the air.
The fourth season of HBO’s Westworld premieres June 26. The series is a dark odyssey about the fate of sentient life on earth. Season four will consist of eight epsiodes.
Docuseries Black Love returns for a sixth and final season July 23. The series explores the many different journeys of married couples and their unique journeys to become one. The Olivers launched the show as newlyweds and throughout each season, they centered “Black Love” in its many facets with a multitude of couples. Their commitment to increase representation and create transparency around marriage in the Black community via the series as well as their company Black Love, Inc. has made Black Love cool again.
Disney+ is developing a new Marvel series focused on the character Wonder Man. The character has ties to Scarlet Witch and Vision who starred in the Disney+ series WandaVision. The series could begin filming in 2023.
TBS has canceled reality dating series The Big D ahead of its premiere on TBS. The series has been pulled due to the ongoing changes at Warner Bros-Discovery. The series hosted by JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers has already been promoting the July 7 premiere date.
Donald Faison and Abigail Spencer have been cast in NBC’s untitled comedy pilot from Mike O’Malley. They join Jon Cryer who stars in the pilot. The series follows a recently divorced couple who take turns raising their kids at their home.
John Ortiz has been cast in Apple TV+’s Bad Monkey in a recasting. Ortiz replaces Arturo Luis Soria who originally was cast in the role. Ortiz will recur.
HGTV has ordered 12 new episodes of Married to Real Estate. The series stars Egypt Sherrod and Mike Jackson as they help families buy and renovate their dream homes in Metro Atlanta.
CNN’s six episode docuseries Patagonia: Life on the Edge of the World premieres July 10. The series narrated by Pedro Pascal, the series will transport audiences to South America, Patagonia’s diverse and spectacular landscapes, traveling along its coastline from wind-blown deserts to pristine fjordlands, from deep inside its magical, ancient forests up to the high peaks of the Andes. With state-of-the-art cameras and help from local experts granting unprecedented access, this immersive docuseries showcases the wildlife, the scientists who study it, and the people of the region who have evolved to live in these varied habitats.
Nickelodeon has ordered a new animated preschool series Super Duper Bunny League. The series is based on the kids’ comic book series by cartoonist Jamie Smart. The 26 episode series centers on a diverse group of bunny friends who must battle danger as they defend their city and the world from their archnemesis. It will premiere in 2024.
The first round of presenters for the 49th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards have been announced. Krista Allen, Camila Banus, Drew Barrymore, Tracey Bregman, Sean Dominic, Scott Evans, Galen Gering, Deidre Hall, Tamron Hall, Tanisha Harper, Christian Le Blanc, Cameron Mathison, Natalie Morales, Deborah Norville, Tanner Novlan, Jerry O’Connell, James Reynolds, Suzanne Rogers, Lawrence Saint-Victor and Laura Wright will each present. The award ceremony airs on CBS June 24.
Fanático premieres on Netflix July 29. Quimera is coming to shake up the music industry, before and after he dies.
Four episode docuseries How to Change Your Mind premieres on Netflix July 12. Each episode is focused on a different mind-altering substance: LSD, psilocybin, MDMA, and mescaline. With Michael Pollan as a guide, the series journeys to the frontiers of the new psychedelic renaissance – and looks back at almost-forgotten historical context – to explore the potential of these substances to heal and change minds as well as culture.
James May: Our Man In Italy premieres on Prime Video July 15. Join James May (aka Bim) on his latest adventure exploring the ins and outs of Italy. There’ll be plenty of cheese, culture, cars, beautiful countryside and more.
Netflix’s docuseries D.B. Cooper: Where Are You?! premieres July 13. In 1971, a skyjacker parachutes off a plane with a bag of stolen cash – and gets away with it. Decades later, his identity remains a compelling mystery.
Trivia series Parking Lot Payday premieres on AXS TV July 12. Hosted by Zach Selwyn, the series puts a fun and unique spin on the traditional game show experience, as Selwyn and his crew ride into concert parking lots to give attendees the chance to cash-in on their knowledge of their favorite bands. The inaugural season features four episodes, putting the spotlight on concertgoers on their way to see heavy metal masterminds Metallica, rock trailblazers The Rolling Stones, chart-topping favorites Imagine Dragons, and rock mainstays Coldplay.
Remarriage & Desires will premiere on Netflix July 15. Through an exclusive matchmaking agency that caters to the ultrarich, a divorcee plots revenge against her ex-husband’s scheming mistress.
Jimmy Kimmel Live! has announced guest hosts for the summer. Anthony Anderson, Nicole Byer, Al Franken, Jeff Goldblum, Chelsea Handler, Sean Hayes, Simu Liu, Rob McElhenney, Lamorne Morris, Desus Nice, Mark Rober, Kerry Washington and more are all set to host throughout the summer. ABC’s late night talk show has had guest hosts over the summer the last two years.
Jay Ellis is set to host season two of Smithsonian Channel’s How Did They Build That? The ten episode series will explore some of the most incredible feats of engineering from all over the world but will have an emphasis on American stories and deconstruct some of the United States’ most amazing structures.
Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight premieres on Netflix July 14. Jack Black returns to the role as Po. When a mysterious pair of weasels set their sights on a collection of four powerful weapons, Po must leave his home to embark on a globe-trotting quest for redemption and justice that finds him partnered up with a no-nonsense English knight named Wandering Blade voiced by Rita Ora. Together, these two mismatched warriors set out on an epic adventure to find the magical weapons first and save the world from destruction.