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Nine Perfect Strangers

Hulu, August 18, 2021

Aug 18, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

Nine Perfect Strangers, adapted from Liane Moriarty’s bestselling novel of the same name, hopes to replicate the success of HBO’s adaptation of Moriarty’s best-known book, Big Little Lies. The premise of Nine Perfect Strangers is simple. Nine guests show up at a tranquil retreat, aptly named ‘Tranquillum House,” located in the isolated countryside of Northern California. Each guest comes from a very different background with a widely divergent past.  More

Icon: Music Through the Lens

PBS, Fridays through August 13, 2021, Viewable on PBS.org or on the PBS Video App through August 27, 2021

Aug 10, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

“A picture is worth 1000 words” could be the subtitle for PBS’ six-part docu-series, Icon: Music Through The Lens, where the focus (pun intended) is turned on music photography. More

Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson

Apple TV+, July 30, 2021

Aug 03, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

“That’s a scream from 1619,” is how Living Color guitarist Vernon Reid describes Jimi Hendrix’s iconic 1969 rendition of the “Star Spangled Banner” played on his electric Stratocaster, pummeling with distortion but not void of gentler, melismatic flourish. The scene is featured on a particularly poignant moment of Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson, latest docu-series from Apple TV+. The six-part series traces the untold stories behind music creation and the happy accidents in new sounds brought forth by the birth of new technology. More

Ted Lasso (Season Two)

Apple TV+, July 23, 2021

Jul 22, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

Twenty Emmy nominations—the most ever for the first season of a comedy—either puts a lot of pressure on Season Two of the multiple award-winning Ted Lasso, or sets the series up to carry on its razor-sharp comedy and inherent pathos. More

Dr. Death

Peacock, July 15, 2021

Jul 14, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

Few things sound scarier than a supposed healer breaking bone. Your ears will certainly be rattled, and your skin will crawl, as Joshua Jackson menacingly wields a mallet and scalpel as the infamous Christopher Duntsch. More

The White Lotus

HBO, July 11, 2021 @ 9 p.m.

Jul 08, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

Wipe your tears. Simmer your temper. Force a smile. And serve the guests. So goes the toughest of all protocols for the demoralized employees of the Hawaiian paradise resort, the White Lotus, the new HBO six-episode limited series named after its seemingly flowery setting from writer, creator and director Mike White (Enlightened). More

Gossip Girl

HBO Max, July 8, 2021

Jul 08, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

HBO Max’s Gossip Girl attempts to both reboot and amplify the most famed qualities of the original hit series on the CW, which ran from 2007 to 2012. The first season of the new version has six episodes premiering all at once on July 8th, 2021. The second six episodes will be premiering fall of 2021. More

This Way Up (Season Two)

Hulu, July 9, 2021

Jul 07, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

Two years is too long to wait to be reunited with the funny, sensitive characters of This Way Up. The British series, whose first season premiered in 2019, revolves around Aine (pronounced Onya) played by Irish comedian Aisling Bea, who is also This Way Up’s creator and writer. The half-hour show shares some similarities with the overrated Fleabag and the underrated Back to Life in that the main character is a flawed but imminently likeable woman who is attempting to return to some semblance of normalcy, as it were. More

Rick and Morty (Season Five)

Adult Swim, June 20, 2021 @ 11 p.m.

Jun 21, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

Rick Sanchez, the universe’s smartest man and deadliest, most debauched, degenerate grandfather, and his rather earnest but increasingly unhinged grandson, Morty, are back for more sci-fi and reality-bending misadventures. More