Summer/Fall 2021 TV Premiere Calendar

This is the permanent home of our TV premiere calendar. Bookmark this page; we'll update it daily throughout the year. Updated May 13

Premiere dates for new and returning shows and specials

New (NEW) and returning shows, TV movies, miniseries, and specials (including streaming exclusives) with announced premiere dates are listed below. All times are both ET/PT unless otherwise indicated. Items available to buy or rent through digital outlets (VOD, Prime Video, iTunes, etc.) are marked with a ($).

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THU / May 13
  144 MOVIE Trailer Documentary/Sports ESPN, 9p
ESPN Films' documentary examines life in the bubble during the eventful 2020 WNBA season.
  Castlevania Trailer Animation Netflix
  Dark Side of Football NEW Reality/Sports Vice, 10p
  Growing Up Hip Hop Reality WE, 9p
Hacks NEW Trailer Comedy HBO Max
Created by Broad City alumni Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello, and Jen Statsky and produced by Parks & Rec's Mike Schur, Hacks stars Jean Smart as a washed-up Las Vegas stand-up comic who becomes an unlikely mentor to a young comedy writer played by Hannah Einbinder. Kaitlin Olson and Carl Clemons-Hopkins also star. Two episodes stream each week for five weeks.
  Homemade Astronauts MINISERIES Reality discovery+
Intergalactic NEW Trailer Drama/Sci-fi Peacock
  Sins of the City NEW Trailer Reality TV One, 9p
FRI / May 14
  Alma Matters: Inside the IIT Dream NEW Trailer Foreign/Reality Netflix
  Black Love Reality OWN, 10p
The Djinn MOVIE Trailer Horror ($) Rent
  Ferry MOVIE Trailer Foreign/Drama Netflix
  The Get Together MOVIE Trailer Comedy ($) Rent
Halston MINISERIES Trailer Drama Netflix
Ewan McGregor stars as legendary fashion designer Halston in a five-episode adaptation of the unauthorized biography Simply Halston by Steven Gaines. The long-gestating project, which was eventually taken over by producer Ryan Murphy after Netflix first passed on the series years ago, also stars Rory Culkin (playing filmmaker Joel Schumacher), Krysta Rodriguez (as Liza Minnelli, who was Halston's closest friend), Bill Pullman, Rebecca Dayan, Vera Farmiga, and Gian Franco Rodriguez, and will focus on Halston's successes in growing his fashion empire in 1970s and '80s New York, his battle against a hostile takeover attempt, and his personal struggles. Dan Minahan (whose credits include a number of Murphy projects as well as Game of Thrones) directs all five episodes.
  Haunted Trailer Reality/Horror Netflix
High Ground MOVIE Trailer Action-adventure/Drama ($) Rent
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Trailer Drama/Comedy/Musical Disney+
  I Am All Girls MOVIE Drama/Thriller Netflix
  Jungle Beat: The Movie MOVIE Trailer Animation/Family Netflix
The Killing of Two Lovers MOVIE Trailer Drama ($) Rent
Love Death + Robots Trailer Red-band trailer Animation/Sci-fi/Anthology Netflix
The Man in the Hat MOVIE Trailer Comedy ($) Rent
  Mommy's Little Con Artist MOVIE Drama LMN, 8p
  Move to Heaven NEW Trailer Foreign/Drama Netflix
Pride MINISERIES Trailer Documentary FX 8p
FX's six-part docuseries traces the LGBTQ+ rights movement over multiple decades dating back to the 1950s. Three episodes air tonight, followed by the remaining three on May 21st.
  The Queen Carries On: A Gayle King Special SPECIAL Special CBS 8p
  RK/RKAY MOVIE Trailer Foreign/Drama ($) Virtual theaters
  Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm MOVIE Trailer Documentary/Music ($) Rent
  The Strange House MOVIE Foreign/Family/Drama Netflix
There Is No Evil MOVIE Trailer Foreign/Drama ($) Virtual theaters
The Golden Bear (first place) winner at the 2020 Berlin International Film Festival comes from a man who has been banned from filmmaking, Iranian writer-director Mohammad Rasoulof (Manuscripts Don't Burn). Confronting Iran’s death penalty through four stories, Rasoulof involves the viewer in the decisions that must be made and the ramifications that result when one is tasked with executing someone.
Those Who Wish Me Dead MOVIE Trailer Thriller HBO Max
Streaming on HBO Max the same day as it is released in theaters, Dead is the first film in four years from screenwriter-turned-director Taylor Sheridan (Wind River, Hell or High Water). Angelina Jolie, Nicholas Hoult, Jon Bernthal, and Tyler Perry head the cast for the modern-day thriller with western elements set in the Montana wilderness, where a teenage murder witness attempts to evade two pursuers with the aid of a survival expert.
The Underground Railroad MINISERIES Trailer Drama Prime Video
In development since 2017, Amazon's 10-episode adaptation of Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer-winning novel of the same name comes from Barry Jenkins (Moonlight), who directs every episode. Like the book, the series depicts an alternate history of America's 19th century South, where an escape route for slaves features a literal—rather than merely metaphorical—subterranean railroad. South African actress Thuso Mbedu, a newcomer to American audiences, plays the lead role of Cora, while Chase W. Dillon, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Pierre, Lily Rabe, and The Good Place's William Jackson Harper also star.
The Woman in the Window MOVIE Trailer Drama/Thriller Netflix
Joe Wright directs Amy Adams in a Tracy Letts-scripted adaptation of A.J. Finn's novel, itself sort of (but unofficially) a variation of the Rear Window formula. Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, and Jennifer Jason Leigh also star. 20th Century Studios originally intended to release the film in theaters a few years ago, but it was delayed first by poor test screenings (it was subsequently re-edited) and then by the pandemic, and Netflix stepped in to secure the film's rights.
SAT / May 15
  China: Nature's Ancient Kingdom MINISERIES Documentary/Nature BBC America, 8p
  Race for the Vaccine MOVIE Documentary CNN, 9p
  Sweet Carolina MOVIE Drama Hallmark, 9p
SUN / May 16
  2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards SPECIAL Live event MTV, 9p ET
Leslie Jones hosts. Note that a new spinoff awards show honoring the best in reality TV airs tomorrow night.
  Cooking Up Love MOVIE Drama UP, 7p
Death and Nightingales MINISERIES Trailer Drama Starz, 9p
Matthew Rhys, Jamie Dornan, and Ann Skelly head the cast of a three-episode adaptation of Eugene McCabe's 1992 novel set in late-19th century Northern Ireland. The series makes its belated U.S. debut today after first airing in Ireland in 2018.
Fall River MINISERIES Trailer Reality Epix, 10p
  Freddie Mercury: Inside His MInd SPECIAL Reality/Music Reelz, 9p ET
  Good Witch Drama Hallmark, 9p
Run the World NEW Trailer Comedy Starz, 8:30p
This eight-episode comedy centers on a group of 30-something Black women in Harlem. Amber Stevens West heads the cast.
  Shahs of Sunset Reality Bravo, 8p
  Sorority Sister Killer MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
  Urban One Honors SPECIAL Special TV One, 9p
  The Who: Breaking the Band SPECIAL Reality/Music Reelz, 8p ET
MON / May 17
  2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards: Unscripted SPECIAL Special MTV, tbd
Nikki Glaser hosts the inaugural edition of this spinoff from the MTV Movie & TV Awards.
TUE / May 18
  616 Wilford Lane MOVIE Horror ($) Rent/Buy
2149: The Aftermath MOVIE Trailer Sci-fi ($) Rent/Buy
  Botched Reality E!, 9p
  Broken Harts SPECIAL Reality discovery+
Georgetown MOVIE Trailer Drama ($) Rent/Buy
Christoph Waltz makes his directorial debut and stars as a wildly ambitious and truth-challenged Washington, D.C. social climber who will do anything to work his way into the political scene, including marrying a wealthy woman (Vanessa Redgrave) who is many decades his senior. Annette Bening also stars as the woman's disapproving daughter. The drama is based on a true story (as reported by Franklin Foer in the New York Times) that is adapted by Pulitzer-winning playwright David Auburn (Proof). But all those big names don't elevate a mediocre movie according to critics who first saw them film at Tribeca two years ago.
  Miss Angela MOVIE Trailer Documentary ($) Rent/Buy
  Sardar Ka Grandson MOVIE Trailer Foreign/Drama/Family Netflix
  Superman & Lois Drama CW 9p
Take Out Girl MOVIE Trailer Drama ($) Rent/Buy
This World Alone MOVIE Trailer Drama ($) Rent/Buy
WED / May 19
The Last Days (1998) MOVIE Trailer Documentary Netflix
The Steven Spielberg-produced, James Moll-directed documentary about five Holocaust survivors, an Oscar winner in 1998, has been newly remastered and will stream exclusively on Netflix.
  Life at the Waterhole MINISERIES Documentary/Nature PBS 8p
  The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Reality Bravo, 8p
  Who Killed Sara? Trailer Foreign/Drama Netflix
THU / May 20
  Adventure Time: Distant Lands Trailer Animation HBO Max
  Carmen Christopher: Street Special SPECIAL Trailer Comedy special Peacock
  Genius Factory MOVIE Documentary discovery+
  Going From Broke Reality Crackle
Gomorrah Trailer Foreign/Drama HBO Max
  Mysteries of the Abandoned Reality Science, 9p
Special Trailer Comedy Netflix
Too Close NEW Drama AMC+
Emily Watson stars in a three-part psychological thriller.
FRI / May 21
1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything MINISERIES Trailer Documentary/Music Apple TV+
Asif Kapadia (Amy, Senna) directs this eight-episode look at the music that emerged 50 years ago during one of the most fruitful periods in rock and R&B history—a year that included key works from Marvin Gaye, David Bowie, Elton John, Aretha Franklin, The Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, Lou Reed, and The Who, among other artists featured.
  American Fighter MOVIE Trailer Action/Drama ($) Rent
Army of the Dead MOVIE Trailer Action/Thriller/Horror/Sci-fi Netflix
Zack Snyder directs a Netflix zombie casino heist thriller set in a post-apocalyptic Las Vegas. Dave Bautista, Omari Hardwick, Ella Purnell, Garret Dillahunt, and Tig Notaro are among the stars. The film also will play in some theaters beginning May 14.
The Bite NEW Trailer Drama/Comedy Spectrum
Taylor Schilling and Audra McDonald star in a six-episode Spectrum Original from The Good Fight creators Robert and Michelle King about the second wave of a deadly pandemic. It's not quite as serious as it seems, however: It's a satire, and in this world, the pandemic causes a bit of zombie-ism.
Blast Beat MOVIE Trailer Drama ($) Rent
  Drunk Bus MOVIE Trailer Comedy/Drama ($) Rent
The Dry MOVIE Trailer Drama/Thriller ($) Rent
Four Good Days MOVIE Trailer Drama ($) Rent
Director Rodrigo Garcia reunites with his Albert Nobbs star Glenn Close for an adaptation of a Washington Post article by Pulitzer-winner Eli Saslow about the strained relationship between a mother (Close) and daughter (Mila Kunis) as the latter tries to recover from a heroin addiction.
  Inside Pixar: Unpacked Reality Disney+
  Inside the Met NEW Trailer Reality PBS 9p
  Into the Darkness MOVIE Foreign/Drama ($) Rent
  Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous Trailer Animation/Family Netflix
Marvel's M.O.D.O.K. NEW Trailer Animation Hulu
With Disney+ becoming the new TV home for Marvel, Hulu canceled most of the Marvel projects it had in the pipeline (or already on the air). But a pair of animated series remain at the streaming service, and up first is M.O.D.O.K., short for Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing, a large-headed, mid-tier supervillain facing difficulties in his professional and personal life voiced by Patton Oswalt. Oswalt is also a producer and co-creator of the series along with former Community writer Jordan Blum, so expect a comedic approach to the material—especially since the voice cast also features a number of comedic actors including Ben Schwartz, Sam Richardson, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Melissa Fumero, Beck Bennet, Jon Daly, Jon Hamm, Nathan Fillion, Bill Hader, and Whoopi Goldberg.
  The Me You Can't See MINISERIES Reality Apple TV+
Asif Kapadia (Amy, Senna, plus the new 1971 miniseries listed also debuting today) and Dawn Porter direct this Oprah Winfrey-produced docuseries that finds celebrities ranging from Lady Gaga to Glenn Close to DeMar DeRozan discussing their struggles with mental health.
  Milkwater MOVIE Drama ($) Rent
  The Neighbor Trailer Foreign/Comedy Netflix
  New Deal for Artists MOVIE Trailer Documentary ($) Virtual theaters
A newly remastered version of the 1981 documentary narrated by Orson Welles screens virtually for its 40th anniversary.
  Pause With Sam Jay NEW Trailer Talk/Variety HBO 9p
Hosted by comedian and SNL writer Sam Jay and produced by Insecure's Prentice Penny, HBO's new "late-night" series (airing at the not-so-late hour of 9pm) will blend interviews with comedy sketches, "party" segments, and even animation—pretty much everything except a monologue.
  The Penny Black MOVIE Trailer Documentary ($) Virtual theaters
  P!NK: All I Know So Far MOVIE Trailer Documentary/Music Prime Video
  The Retreat MOVIE Trailer Horror ($) Rent
Riders of Justice MOVIE Trailer Foreign/Thriller ($) Rent
Seance MOVIE Trailer Horror/Thriller ($) Rent
  See Us Unite for Change SPECIAL Special MTV + various, 8p
Solos NEW Trailer Drama/Sci-fi/Anthology Prime Video
Amazon's mysterious seven-episode anthology series (from Hunters creator David Weil) aims to explore "the deeper meaning of human connection" with stories involving time travel, smart homes, memory transplants, artificial intelligence, and other present-day and near-future bits of sci-fi. Individual episodes will feature Anne Hathaway, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, Nicole Beharie, Uzo Aduba, Anthony Mackie, Constance Wu, and Dan Stevens. Directors include Weil, Sam Taylor-Johnson, and Zach Braff.
Sound of Violence MOVIE Trailer Horror ($) Rent/Buy
  Tracking a Killer MOVIE Drama LMN, 8p
Trying Trailer Comedy Apple TV+
SAT / May 22
  Critter Fixers: Country Vets Reality Nat Geo Wild, 9p
  Red Foxx: Life, Death & Money SPECIAL Reality Reelz, 9p ET
SUN / May 23
  2021 Billboard Music Awards SPECIAL Live event/Music NBC 8p ET
Nick Jonas hosts.
Black Monday Trailer Comedy Showtime 10p
  The Bleepin' Robot Chicken Archie Comics Special SPECIAL Trailer Animation/Comedy Adult Swim, midnight
  The Cars That Built the World NEW Reality History, 9p
The Chi Trailer Drama Showtime 9p
Duncanville Animation/Comedy Fox 8p
Two new episodes air back-to-back tonight. Subsequent episodes will air Monday nights (as Fox expands its animation programming over the summer) beginning May 31st at 9:30p.
Flatbush Misdemeanors NEW Comedy Showtime 10:30p
Comedians Kevin Iso and Dan Perlman create and star in this 10-episode comedy about two longtime friends struggling to get by in Brooklyn's Flatbush neighborhood. (If that sounds familiar, it's because the Showtime series is adapted from the pair's award-winning 2017 digital series.)
  Heart: Breaking the Band SPECIAL Reality/Music Reelz, 8p ET
In Treatment Trailer Drama HBO 9p
Returning for a fourth season over a decade since it last aired, HBO's anthology series will now be led by Uzo Aduba, playing a Los Angeles-area therapist. She'll treat a group of patients played by Joel Kinnaman, Anthony Ramos, Liza Colón-Zayas, John Benjamin Hickey, and Quintessa Swindell. The season will consist of 24 episodes, with four episodes airing weekly (two on Sundays, two on Mondays).
Master of None Trailer Comedy Netflix
Returning after a four-year hiatus, the Aziz Ansari- and Alan Yang-created comedy Master of None is one of Netflix's most critically acclaimed shows of all time, and has picked up numerous honors including three Emmy awards. One of those trophies came for a season 2 episode ("Thanksgiving") that centered not on Ansari's Dev but on his lesbian friend Denise (Lena Waithe), and it is the latter who will be the focus of this five-episode third season (subtitled "Moments in Love"), along with new co-star Naomi Ackie, who plays Denise's wife, Alicia. Waithe and Ansari co-wrote the season and the latter directed every episode, but will appear only briefly in the season.
  Morning Show Mysteries: Murder Ever After MOVIE Drama HMM, 8p
  Secrets of the Lost Ark NEW Reality Science, 10p
  Snapped: Killer Couples Reality Oxygen, 8p
MON / May 24
  Mad for Each Other NEW Trailer Foreign/Drama Netflix
  Whitstable Pearl NEW Drama Acorn TV
  Women in Entertainment: The Next Generation SPECIAL Special Lifetime, 8p
TUE / May 25
  7 Little Johnstons Reality TLC, 8p
  After Floyd: The Year That Shook the World SPECIAL News ABC 10p
  Between Black & Blue MINISERIES Reality Sundance Now/AMC+
  Chopped: Next Gen NEW Reality comeptition discovery+
Deliver Us From Evil MOVIE Trailer Foreign/Action/Thriller ($) Rent/Buy
  Mental Samurai Game show Fox 8p
  Mike Tyson: The Knockout MINISERIES Documentary/Sports ABC 8p
Mr. Inbetween Trailer Comedy FX 10p
The third and final season begins with two episodes tonight, followed by one per week on subsequent Tuesdays. (All episodes also stream one day later on Hulu.)
  Tyler Perry's Assisted Living Comedy BET, 9:30p
  Tyler Perry's House of Payne Comedy BET, 9p
  Vampires Are Real MOVIE Trailer Horror/Comedy ($) Rent/Buy
WED / May 26
  40 Year Old Property Virgin NEW Trailer Reality discovery+
  The $100,000 Pyramid Game show ABC 9p
Baggio: The Divine Ponytail MOVIE Trailer Foreign/Drama/Sports Netflix
  The Bold Type Trailer Drama Freeform, 10p
Crime Scene Kitchen NEW Reality competition Fox 9p
Joel McHale hosts an unusual food competition series in which bakers must identify a dessert solely by examining a few leftover crumbs and other clues, and then must reproduce the dessert for a panel of celebrity judges. (We assure you: This is not a late April Fools joke.)
  Ghost Lab MOVIE Trailer Foreign/Thriller Netflix
  High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America MOVIE Trailer Documentary Netflix
  Nail Bomber: Manhunt MOVIE Trailer Documentary Netflix
  Press Your Luck Game show ABC 8p
  Property Brothers: Forever Home Reality HGTV, 8p
THU / May 27
  2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards SPECIAL Live event/Music Fox 8p
Usher hosts.
  Apocalypse '45 MOVIE Documentary discovery+
  Aretha Franklin: Life, Death & Money SPECIAL Reality/Music Reelz, 10p ET
  Black Space NEW Foreign/Drama Netflix
  Blue Miracle MOVIE Trailer Drama Netflix
  Eden NEW Trailer Anime Netflix
  Fanatics: The Deep End NEW Reality Vice, 11:30p
  Friends: The Reunion SPECIAL Trailer Special HBO Max
Blame the pandemic. When HBO Max launched exactly one year ago, they weren't there for you. But now the cast of the 1990s NBC hit Friends (which some of you may know as the 2010s Netflix hit Friends) has finally reunited to celebrate themselves (and collect a tidy $2.5 million paycheck in the process). Joining Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer in the special are an eclectic group of celebrity fans and Friends guest stars including Reese Witherspoon, Tom Selleck, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, David Beckham, Maggie Wheeler, James Corden, Elliott Gould, Mindy Kaling, Malala Yousafzai, and BTS. Don't worry: Gunther will be there too. (No word on Marcel, though.)
  Madagascar: A Little Wild Trailer Animation/Family Peacock / Hulu
  Ragnarok Trailer Foreign/Drama/Fantasy Netflix
  Red Nose Day Special SPECIAL Variety NBC 9p
Rugrats NEW Trailer Animation/Family Paramount+
Much of the original voice cast returns—joined by newcomers Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky, and Timothy Simons (yes, all from Veep), plus Nicole Byer, Michael McKean, and Natalie Morales—for a new computer-animated streaming revival of the hit Nickelodeon series that ran for nine seasons (plus three feature films) beginning in 1991.
  Skull: The Mask MOVIE Horror Shudder
  Soy Rada: Serendipity SPECIAL Foreign/Comedy Netflix
FRI / May 28
  American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally MOVIE Trailer Drama ($) Rent
Cruella MOVIE Trailer Trailer2 Comedy/Drama/Thriller ($) Disney+
Receiving a simultaneous theatrical and streaming release (the latter, like Raya and the Last Dragon before it, will cost Disney+ subscribers an extra rental fee), Disney's latest live-action remake of one of its animated classics stars Emma Stone as 101 Dalmatians villain Cruella de Vil—a character previously portrayed by Glenn Close in two previous live-action remakes—in a prequel story set in 1970s London. (Expect a slightly less comedic and more adult take, given the film's rare-for-Disney PG-13 rating.) Craig Gillespie (I, Tonya) directs a cast that also features Emma Thompson, Paul Walter Hauser, and Kirby Howell-Baptiste.
  Dog Gone Trouble MOVIE Trailer Animation/Family Netflix
Endangered Species MOVIE Trailer Action/Thriller ($) Rent
Funhouse MOVIE Horror ($) Rent
The Kominsky Method Trailer Comedy Netflix
Former series regular Alan Arkin will not appear in this six-episode final season, but Kathleen Turner has been added to the cast.
  Launchpad NEW Trailer Short film anthology Disney+
  Lavell Crawford: The Comedy Vaccine SPECIAL Trailer Comedy special Showtime 10p
  Lucifer Trailer Drama Netflix
Moby Doc MOVIE Trailer Documentary/Music ($) Rent
  One Voice: The Songs We Share NEW Trailer Music PBS 10p
Panic NEW Trailer Drama Prime Video
Lauren Oliver adapts her own 2014 YA novel into a 10-episode Amazon series.
  Parot NEW Trailer Foreign/Drama Prime Video
Plan B MOVIE Trailer Comedy Hulu
Natalie Morales makes her feature directorial debut (depending on how you define "debut"; she also has the upcoming film Language Lessons, which screened at the Berlinale in March but doesn't have a release date yet) with this teen comedy, a Hulu exclusive.
  Welcome Matt MOVIE Trailer Comedy ($) Rent
SAT / May 29
  90 Day: Foody Call NEW Trailer Reality discovery+
Oslo MOVIE Trailer Drama HBO 8p
Ruth Wilson (His Dark Materials) and Andrew Scott (Fleabag) head the cast for this HBO original film based on the Tony-winning play of the same name by J.T. Rogers. The latter also penned the screenplay for the film, which is directed by fellow Tony winner Bartlett Sher and dramatizes the back-channel negotiations among a group of Israelis, Palestinians, and Norwegians leading up to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords.
  Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In MOVIE Trailer Documentary/Sports Paramount+
SUN / May 30
  Autopsy: The Last Hours of June Carter Cash SPECIAL Reality/Music Reelz, 9p ET
  Johnny Cash: The Man in Black SPECIAL Reality/Music Reelz, 8p ET
  Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre SPECIAL Documentary History, 8p
MON / May 31
  American Ninja Warrior Reality competition NBC 8p
  Breaking Bobby Bones NEW Trailer Reality Nat Geo, 10p
  Bunk'd Comedy Disney, 8p
A new episode airs every night this week.
  Dreamland: The Burning of Black Wall Street MOVIE Documentary CNN, 9p
  Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted Trailer Reality Nat Geo, 9p
  Hell's Kitchen Reality competition Fox 8p
Housebroken NEW Animation/Comedy Fox 9p
Fox's newest animated comedy series centers on an assortment of neighborhood pets who are in group therapy together. The series comes from Veep writers Jennifer Crittenden and Gabrielle Allan along with actress Clea DuVall and Catastrophe's Sharon Horgan; the latter two also provide voices for the series along with Lisa Kudrow, Will Forte, Tony Hale, Jason Mantzoukas, Maria Bamford, and Sam Richardson.
  The Parisian Agency: Exclusive Properties NEW Foreign/Reality Netflix
  A Party Gone Wrong MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
  The Secrets She Keeps MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 10p
Small Fortune NEW Reality competition NBC 10p
  sMothered Reality TLC, 9p
  The Titans That Built America Reality History, 9p
Retitled from The Men Who Built America (on the off chance the show might someday feature a person who isn't a man).
  Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten MOVIE Documentary PBS 9p

June premieres

TUE / June 1
  America's Got Talent Reality competition NBC 8p
Changing the Game MOVIE Trailer Documentary Hulu
  The Concessionaires Must Die! MOVIE Comedy ($) Rent/Buy
  Dementia Part II MOVIE Trailer Horror ($) Rent/Buy
  Doubling Down With the Derricos Reality TLC, 10p
  The Haves and the Have Nots Drama OWN, 8p
  It’s Not a Burden: The Humor and Heartache of Raising Elderly Parents MOVIE Trailer Documentary ($) Rent/Buy
  The Legacy of Black Wall Street SPECIAL Documentary OWN, 9p
  LEGO Masters Reality competition Fox 8p
  The Penny Black MOVIE Documentary ($) Rent/Buy
  Port Authority MOVIE Trailer Drama ($) Rent/Buy
  Roh MOVIE Trailer Foreign/Horror Netflix
  The Sound of Identity MOVIE Documentary ($) Rent/Buy
  Spare Parts MOVIE Trailer Horror ($) Rent/Buy
WED / June 2
  Court Cam Presents Under Oath NEW Reality A&E, 10p
  Family Karma Reality Bravo, 9p
  Hunting Atlantis NEW Reality Discovery, 9p
  MasterChef Reality competition Fox 8p
  Too Large NEW Reality discovery+
THU / June 3
  Alone Trailer Reality competition History, 9:30p
  Beat Shazam Game show Fox 8p
  Beyond the Pole Reality WE, 10p
  Caveat MOVIE Horror Shudder
  Christina on the Coast Reality HGTV, 9p
  Creator's File: GOLD NEW Trailer Foreign/Comedy Netflix
  Dancing Queens MOVIE Trailer Foreign/Comedy/Drama Netflix
  Jersey Shore Family Vacation Trailer Reality MTV, 8p
  Juan Luis Guerra: Entre Mar y Palmeras SPECIAL Trailer Music HBO Latino, 9p
Making It Reality competition NBC 8p
  Million Dollar Listing: Ryan's Renovation MINISERIES Reality Bravo, 10:15p
  Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie [Parts 1 & 2] MOVIE Trailer Anime Netflix
  Summertime Trailer Foreign/Drama Netflix
  We Are Lady Parts NEW Trailer Comedy Peacock
This six-episode co-production with the UK's Channel 4 centers on an all-female Muslim punk band in London.
Why Women Kill Trailer Drama Paramount+
The anthology's second season is set in 1949 and features Allison Tolman, Lana Parilla, and Nick Frost.
  Yellowstone: Super Volcanoes MOVIE Documentary discovery+
FRI / June 4
  Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet MOVIE Trailer Documentary/Nature Netflix
The Carnivores MOVIE Trailer Horror/Comedy ($) Rent
  Cellmate Secrets NEW Reality Lifetime, 10p
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It MOVIE Trailer Horror/Thriller HBO Max
Stars Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga return for the delayed third Conjuring film (and eighth in the shared universe), directed by Michael Chaves (The Curse of La Llorona). The film begins a one-month run on HBO Max today concurrent with its theatrical release.
  Dom NEW Trailer Foreign/Drama Prime Video
  Edge of the World MOVIE Trailer Drama ($) Rent
  Emergency Call Reality ABC 8p
Flashback MOVIE Trailer Drama/Thriller ($) Rent
  Gabby Duran & The Unsittables Comedy Disney, 8:50p
Lisey's Story MINISERIES Trailer Drama Apple TV+
Stephen King adapts his own 2006 novel into an eight-episode Apple miniseries produced by J.J. Abrams and directed by Pablo Larraín. Julianne Moore heads the cast as Lisey, a woman who begins to discover some rather interesting things about her late husband (a famous author, played in flashbacks by Clive Owen) two years after his death. Joan Allen, Ron Cephas Jones, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sung Kang, and Dane DeHaan also star. Two episodes stream today (and the remaining six will arrive one per week).
  Monuments MOVIE Trailer Comedy ($) Virtual theaters
  The New York Times Presents: Who Gets to Be an Influencer? Documentary Hulu
  The Real Thing MOVIE Foreign/Drama/Thriller ($) Virtual theaters
  Super Frenchie MOVIE Trailer Documentary/Sports ($) Rent
  Sweet & Sour MOVIE Trailer Foreign/Drama Netflix
Sweet Tooth NEW Trailer Drama/Fantasy Netflix
An eight-episode fantasy drama based on the Vertigo comic book series by Jeff Lemire, Sweet Tooth follows a group of animal-human hybrids seeking answers about the post-apocalyptic world they find themselves in. Christian Convery, Will Forte, and James Brolin star.
Under the Stadium Lights MOVIE Trailer Drama/Sports ($) Rent
Undine MOVIE Trailer Foreign/Drama ($) Rent
This 2020 Berlinale entry from writer-director Christian Petzold (Transit) is lighter fare, riffing on the myth of the water nymph Undine (or Ondine), played here by Paula Beer (winner of the festival’s Best Actress award). She is reunited with her Transit co-star Franz Rogowski for this mystical love story reimagined for a disenchanted world.
  Xtreme MOVIE Trailer Foreign/Action/Thriller Netflix
SAT / June 5
  Gone Mom MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
  Meerkat Manor: Rise of the Dynasty Reality (meerkat-based) BBC America, 8p
  Pushing the Line NEW Trailer Reality discovery+
  Vacation House Rules Reality HGTV, 8p
SUN / June 6
  The 43rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors SPECIAL Special CBS 9p
Inductees include Joan Baez, Debbie Allen, Dick Van Dyke, Garth Brooks, and violinist Midori.
  Autopsy: The Last Hours of Andy Griffith SPECIAL Reality Reelz, 8p ET
  Autopsy: The Last Hours of Elizabeth Montgomery SPECIAL Reality Reelz, 9p ET
  Celebrity Family Feud Game show ABC 8p
  The Chase Game show ABC 9p
  Domina NEW Drama Epix, 10p
  The Great Food Truck Race: All-Stars Reality competition Food, 9p
  The Kings MINISERIES Documentary/Sports Showtime 8p
  Little Birds MINISERIES Trailer Drama Starz, tbd
Juno Temple stars in a six-part adaptation of Anaïs Nin's erotic short stories, set in Tangier.
  Soccer Mom Madam MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
  To Tell the Truth Game show ABC 10p
War of the Worlds Trailer Drama/Sci-fi Epix, 9p
MON / June 7
  The Bachelorette Reality competition ABC 8p
  Cartel Crew Reality VH1, 9p
  Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly NEW Trailer Reality VH1, 10p
  Ms. Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries Drama Acorn TV
TUE / June 8
  The Amusement Park MOVIE Trailer Horror Shudder
New 4K restoration of the "lost" 46-year-old feature by George A. Romero, which he filmed in between Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead but which was never released.
  The Unhealer MOVIE Trailer Sci-fi/Thriller ($) Rent/Buy
WED / June 9
  2021 CMT Music Awards SPECIAL Music/Live event CMT, 8p
Kelsea Ballerini and Kane Brown host.
  Awake MOVIE Trailer Sci-fi/Thriller Netflix
Netflix's latest high-concept thriller is set in a post-apocalyptic world in which electronic devices no longer function and humans can no longer fall asleep. (The real conundrum: What to do with all that extra free time if you can't watch Netflix?) Gina Rodriguez, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Barry Pepper, and Ariana Greenblatt head the cast for director Mark Raso (Kodachrome).
Loki NEW Clip Trailer Drama/Comedy Disney+
It's been a few months since the last one, so it must be time for a new Marvel series. Tom Hiddleston brings his big-screen God of Mischief to Disney+ in a series that finds Loki popping up at key moments throughout human history, where he becomes an unlikely influencer on events. Expect a comedic approach, especially since the series comes from frequent Dan Harmon collaborator Michael Waldron, who has written for Rick and Morty and Community, and director Kate Herron, who is new to Marvel and has worked on shows such as Netflix's Sex Education. Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Owen Wilson, Richard E. Grant, Sasha Lane, and Sophia Di Martino also star. Like Disney's other Marvel shows, Loki is technically a miniseries—and just six episodes at that—but that doesn't mean there can't be a second season. Episodes stream weekly on Wednesdays.
THU / June 10
  The Cube NEW Trailer Game show TBS, 9p
  Reunion Road Trip NEW Trailer Reality E!, 9p
FRI / June 11
Dream Horse MOVIE Trailer Comedy ($) Rent
Toni Collette stars as Jan Vokes, a Welsh bartender who creates a racing syndicate with a local accountant and racing enthusiast (played by Damian Lewis) and other locals to buy a horse they dub Dream Alliance. Directed by Euros Lyn, this crowd-pleasing adaptation of Louise Osmond’s Sundance Audience Award-winning documentary Dark Horse similarly received a positive response when it screened at Sundance in early 2020.
  Holler MOVIE Trailer Drama ($) Rent
Home Before Dark Drama Apple TV+
In the Heights MOVIE Trailer Musica/Drama HBO Max
Rescheduled from June 18. Before Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda created another Tony-winning musical: In the Heights, a drama set in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood. Now, it too gets a feature film adaptation, courtesy of Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu. The film begins a one-month run on HBO Max today concurrent with its theatrical release.
Love, Victor Comedy/Drama Hulu
  Lupin Trailer Foreign/Drama Netflix
Part deux of the French hit's debut season spans five additional episodes.
  Occupation: Rainfall MOVIE Trailer Action/Sci-fi ($) Rent
  Queen Bees MOVIE Drama/Comedy ($) Rent
  Rogue Hostage MOVIE Trailer Action/Thriller ($) Rent
Tyrese Gibson stars as a former Marine caught in a hostage situation (think Die Hard, but in a sporting goods store) in a film that also stars Holly Taylor, John Malkovich, and Michael Jai White.
  Wish Dragon MOVIE Trailer Animation/Family Netflix
  Zenimation Animation Disney+
SAT / June 12
  Left for Dead: The Ashley Reeves Story MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
SUN / June 13
  Autopsy: The Last Hours of Bob Crane SPECIAL Reality Reelz, 9p ET
  Autopsy: The Last Hours of Sonny Bono SPECIAL Reality Reelz, 8p ET
  Blindspotting NEW Trailer Drama/Comedy Starz, tbd
A spinoff from the critically acclaimed, Oakland-set 2018 film, this Starz original series comes from the movie's co-writers, Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal—though only the latter returns on screen. So does the film's Jasmine Cephas Jones, whose character of Ashley is the focus of the series as she deals with the incarceration of her husband (Casal's Miles) and moves in with her mother-in-law (Helen Hunt).
  Secrets of a Gold Digger Killer MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
Tuca & Bertie Trailer Animation/Comedy Adult Swim, 11:30p
Rescued by Adult Swim after being canceled by Netflix following one critically acclaimed season, the oddball animated comedy from BoJack Horseman's Lisa Hanawalt returns with the first of 10 new episodes. Tiffany Haddish, Ali Wong, and Steven Yeun continue to lead the cast
MON / June 14
  BBQ Brawl Reality competition Food, 9p
The Celebrity Dating Game NEW Game show ABC 10p
Zooey Deschanel and Michael Bolton host a revival of the classic game show format, with a twist: the identities of the two celebrity panelists will be kept hidden from the three competing bachelor(ette)s, who will be given clues via the form of "hilarious* parody song performances" by Bolton. (*Hilarity not guaranteed in all markets.)
  The Real Manhunter MINISERIES Reality Acorn TV
The Republic of Sarah NEW Drama CW 9p
In this one-time CBS project, when her New England town's future is threatened by a greedy mining company, a high school teacher (Stella Baker) uses an obscure legal loophole to declare independence.
TUE / June 15
  Honoring Our Kings: OWN Celebrates Black Fatherhood SPECIAL Special OWN, 9p
  The Misfits MOVIE Trailer Action/Thriller ($) Rent/Buy
  Night Walk MOVIE Trailer Action/Thriller ($) Rent/Buy
  Revolution Rent MOVIE Documentary HBO 9p
  Songs for a Sloth MOVIE Trailer Comedy ($) Rent/Buy
The Space Between MOVIE Trailer Comedy/Drama ($) Rent/Buy
WED / June 16
  Card Sharks Game show ABC 10p
Dave Comedy FXX tbd
  Two Steps Home NEW Reality HGTV, 9p
THU / June 17
  Battle of the Brothers NEW Reality competition discovery+
  Holey Moley Game show ABC 9p
  The Hustler Game show ABC 10p
  Superdeep MOVIE Horror Shudder
When Nature Calls NEW Reality ABC 8p
  Whitney Houston: Life, Death & Money SPECIAL Reality Reelz, 10p ET
FRI / June 18
Censor MOVIE Horror ($) Rent
Set in 1985, director Prano Bailey-Bond’s debut feature follows Enid (Niamh Algar), a seemingly stable film censor tasked with watching violent exploitation movies until one triggers disturbing memories of her long-lost sister. Reviews were mostly positive out of the horror film's Sundance debut early this year.
Elite Trailer Foreign/Drama Netflix
Fatherhood MOVIE Trailer Drama Netflix
Paul Weitz directs Kevin Hart, Alfre Woodward, and Lil Rel Howery in an adaptation of Matthew Logelin's memoir Two Kisses for Maddy, which details his experiences after his wife dies after giving birth to their daughter.
  Good on Paper MOVIE Rom-com Netflix
Luca MOVIE Trailer Animation/Family Disney+
Set on the Italian Riviera, Pixar's 24th feature film is an original story centering on a pair of young sea monsters, voiced by Jacob Tremblay and Jack Dylan Grazer, who seek to learn more about the world beyond the sea. The debut film from director Enrico Casarosa also features the voices of Maya Rudolph and Jim Gaffigan. Originally planned as a theatrical release, Luca now follows in the footsteps of last year's Soul as a streaming exclusive in the United States.
  Physical NEW Trailer Comedy/Drama Apple TV+
The pandemic may have deprived us of another season of GLOW this summer, but stepping in to fill the 1980s TV void is Apple's latest original. Physical stars Rose Byrne as "quietly tortured" San Diego housewife Sheila Rubin, who finds a unique path to empowerment: launching a VHS aerobics-instruction business. The 10-episode satire comes from Annie Weisman (who has written for The Bold Type and Desperate Housewives, among other credits) and also stars Rory Scovel (as Sheila's politician husband), Dierdre Friel, Paul Sparks, and Lou Taylor Pucci. The first three half-hour episodes stream today, followed by weekly installments.
  Rise Again: Tulsa and the Red Summer MOVIE Trailer Documentary Nat Geo, 9p
Dawn Porter's documentary about the 1921 Tulsa Massacre will also stream tomorrow on Hulu.
Siberia MOVIE Trailer Drama ($) Rent
Abel Ferrara takes a deep (or shallow depending on your opinion of the director) dive into his own mind with this Jungian leap into the subconscious. In his fourth collaboration with Ferrara, following 4:44 Last Day on Earth, Pasolini, and Tommaso, Willem Dafoe plays Clint, a man who lives in an isolated cabin in the Siberian mountains before setting off on his dogsled to explore his own psyche. The result earned mixed reviews when the film debuted at the 2020 Berlinale.
Take Back MOVIE Trailer Action/Thriller ($) Rent
SAT / June 19
  Secrets of a Marine's Wife MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
SUN / June 20
  America's Funniest Home Videos: Animal Edition NEW Reality Nat Geo Wild, 8p
  Autopsy: The Last Hours of Dean Martin SPECIAL Reality Reelz, 9p ET
  Autopsy: The Last Hours of Frank Sinatra SPECIAL Reality Reelz, 8p ET
  Cradle Did Fall MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
Kevin Can F**k Himself NEW Trailer Comedy/Drama AMC 9p
Schitt's Creek's Annie Murphy heads the cast of this unconventional series that blends single-camera and multi-camera formats (think The Larry Sanders Show) to show what happens when the prototypical sitcom wife has an awakening and realizes that her perfect marriage is anything but. The dark comedy is the first series created by Lodge 49 writer Valerie Armstrong and counts Rashida Jones among its producers. Two episodes air back-to-back on AMC tonight, and AMC+ subscribers can stream the pair a week early (beginning June 13).
Rick and Morty Trailer Animation/Comedy Adult Swim, 11p
  To Catch a Spy MOVIE Drama HMM, 8p
Us MINISERIES Trailer Drama PBS 9p
  You, Me & My Ex NEW Reality TLC, tbd
MON / June 21
  Grill of Victory NEW Reality competition Food, 10p
  So Freakin Cheap NEW Reality TLC, tbd
TUE / June 22
  Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One MOVIE Animation ($) Buy
  College Bowl NEW Game show NBC 10p
Peyton Manning hosts a revival of the classic game show featuring teams of student contestants representing American universities.
David Makes Man Trailer Drama OWN, 9p
Demon Slayer – Kimetsu No Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train MOVIE Trailer Anime/Fantasy ($) Rent/Buy
The highest-grossing film in Japan's history (it recently toppled Spirited Away, the previous record holder) comes to home video in North America after a theatrical run in the spring.
Motherland: Fort Salem Drama Freeform, 10p
WED / June 23
  In the Dark Drama CW 9p
THU / June 24
  The Naked Director Trailer Foreign/Drama Netflix
  An Unquiet Grave MOVIE Horror Shudder
FRI / June 25
  48th Daytime Emmy Awards SPECIAL Special CBS 8p
  Bosch Trailer Drama Prime Video
Central Park Clip Animation/Comedy/Musical Apple TV+
Apple's animated musical series from Bob's Burgers creator Loren Bouchard returns for its second season with three new episodes streaming today (folllowed by one per week). Emmy Raver-Lampman (Umbrella Academy) takes over the role of Molly from Kristen Bell. The series has already been renewed for a third season.
  The Choe Show NEW Talk/Variety FX 10p
Artist David Choe hosts a unique interview show in which he also paints a portrait of the guest he is interviewing. All five episodes air tonight (and stream tomorrow on Hulu).
  Fathom MOVIE Trailer Documentary/Nature Apple TV+
  The Ice Road MOVIE Action/Thriller Netflix
The Mysterious Benedict Society NEW Drama Disney+
Originally developed for Hulu, this adaptation of Trenton Lee Stewart's YA novel centers on a group of orphans who uncover a nefarious plot at their boarding school, known as The Institute. Tony Hale (playing both Mr. Benedict and his evil twin, Mr. Curtain), Kristen Schaal, and Ryan Hurst head the adult cast.
  Sex/Life NEW Drama/Comedy Netflix
Netflix's eight-episode adaptation of the BB Easton memoir 44 Chapters About 4 Men comes from Stacy Rukeyser (UnReal) and stars Sarah Shahi as a suburban mother in the throes of a midlife crisis who attempts to reconnect with her younger, wilder self—causing trouble in her relationship with her husband (Mike Vogel).
  Too Late MOVIE Trailer Horror/Comedy ($) Rent
  Wolfgang MOVIE Documentary Disney+
Wolfgang Puck documentary comes from the production team behind Jiro Dreams of Sushi and Chef's Table.
SAT / June 26
  Doomsday Mom MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
  Stan Lee: Life, Death & Money SPECIAL Reality Reelz, 9p ET
SUN / June 27
  Autopsy: The Last Hours of Grace Kelly SPECIAL Reality Reelz, 9p ET
  Autopsy: The Last Hours of Roger Moore SPECIAL Reality Reelz, 8p ET
  Biography: KISStory MINISERIES Reality/Music A&E, 9p
  A Discovery of Witches Trailer Drama AMC 7p
The show's second season makes its cable television debut after previously streaming to Sundance Now (and Shudder) subscribers.
  Picture Perfect Lies MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
TUE / June 29
  America's Top Dog Trailer Reality competition A&E, 8p
  Vicious Fun MOVIE Horror Shudder
WED / June 30
  America: The Motion Picture MOVIE Animation/Comedy Netflix

July premieres

FRI / July 2
  First Date MOVIE Action/Comedy/Thriller ($) Rent
Monsters at Work NEW Animation/Family Disney+
A sequel to the Pixar films Monsters, Inc. and Monsters University, this animated series returns the voices of Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Bonnie Hunt, John Ratzenberger, and Jennifer Tilly and adds Ben Feldman, Henry Winkler, Mindy Kaling, Lucas Neff, and Aisha Tyler.
Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) MOVIE Trailer Documentary/Music Hulu
Already one of the best-reviewed films of 2021, the directorial debut from Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson wowed (virtual) attendees at Sundance early this year, when the film swept the top documentary awards from the festival jury and audience members. It's a concert movie, featuring previously unseen footage from the Harlem Cultural Festival of 1969—footage that has been sitting in a basement for decades until now. And what a series of concerts it was: performers include Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, B.B. King, Sly and the Family Stone, and more. The film streams on Hulu beginning today, the same day it opens in theaters.
The Tomorrow War MOVIE Trailer Action/Sci-fi Prime Video
Time travel? Check. A battle against aliens for the survival of the human race? Check. Chris Pratt? Check. The Tomorrow War would seem to have all the ingredients for a summer tentpole film, save one: movie theaters. Instead, the Chris McKay-directed film is an Amazon exclusive after the streamer purchased the rights from Paramount for a reported $200 million. Yvonne Strahovski, Betty Gilpin, J.K. Simmons, and Sam Richardson also star.
Werewolves Within MOVIE Trailer Horror/Comedy ($) Rent/Buy
Sam Richardson and Milana Vayntrub head the cast for an adaptation of the Ubisoft VR videogame from director Josh Ruben (Scare Me).
MON / July 5
  POV Documentary/Anthology PBS 10p
TUE / July 6
  An Animal Saved My Life NEW Reality A&E, 9p
WED / July 7
  Riverdale Drama CW 8p
THU / July 8
  grown-ish Comedy Freeform, 8p
  Son MOVIE Horror Shudder
FRI / July 9
Black Widow MOVIE Trailer Action/Sci-fi ($) Disney+
Available to Disney+ subscribers for an additional rental fee on the same day as its theatrical release, the latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe ends a nearly unprecedented two-year gap between Marvel movies. (The only other hiatus of a similar length ran from 2008 to 2010.) The focus here, obviously, is on Scarlett Johansson's Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow—though she's not the only Black Widow in the film, which finds Florence Pugh joining the MCU as Yelena Belova and Rachel Weisz possibly playing a third Black Widow (and also Iron Maiden/Melina Vostokoff). David Harbour (Stranger Things), O-T Fagbenle (The Handmaid's Tale), and William Hurt also star for first-time Marvel director Cate Shortland (best known for her Australian indie drama Somersault).
  Leverage: Redemption NEW Drama IMDb TV
The former TNT series Leverage moves to IMDb TV for a 16-episode revival, though half of those episodes will be held back until the fall. Noah Wyle joins a cast that returns Gina Bellman, Aldis Hodge, Beth Riesgraf, and Christian Kane from the original series.
  Meander MOVIE Horror/Thriller ($) Rent
Sublet MOVIE Trailer Drama ($) Rent
SUN / July 11
  Animal Kingdom Drama TNT, 9p
Wellington Paranormal NEW Comedy CW 9p
Making its American debut three years after it first aired in New Zealand, this mockumentary-style TV series spinoff from the original What We Do in the Shadows film should appeal to fans of the hit FX TV show also based on that movie. Two of the movie's stars, Karen O’Leary and Michael Minogue, reprise their roles in Wellington as clueless cops who are members of their city's paranormal policing unit, and the series was created by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, who were also responsible both for the film and its American TV spinoff. Two new episodes air back-to-back tonight, and all episodes will be available to stream on HBO Max the day after they air on The CW.
  The White Lotus MINISERIES Comedy HBO 9p
Written and directed by Mike White (Enlightened), this six-episode social satire spends a week at an exclusive Hawaiian resort where the guests, employees, and resort itself turn out to be far less perfect than first appearances would suggest. The ensemble cast includes Connie Britton, Steve Zahn, Sydney Sweeney, Murray Bartlett, Jennifer Coolidge, Alexandra Daddario, Jake Lacy, Natasha Rothwell, and Molly Shannon.
MON / July 12
  The Beast Must Die MINISERIES Drama AMC 10p
A revenge thriller starring Cush Jumbo as a grieving mother who pursues the man (Jared Harris) she believes responsible for the hit-and-run death of her young son after a police investigation concludes without an arrest, this six-part UK production (filmed on the Isle of Wight) is an adaptation of the novel by Nicholas Blake. Each episode also streams one week early (starting July 5) on AMC+.
WED / July 14
  Good Trouble Drama Freeform, 10p
THU / July 15
  Art in Bloom with Helen Dealtry NEW Reality discovery+ (Magnolia)
Note that while Chip and Joanna Gaines' new cable channel, Magnolia Network, won't launch until January (when it will replace the current DIY network), Magnolia's first batch of shows will be available to stream starting today on both discovery+ (at no additional charge to current subscribers of that service) and on the new Magnolia app.
  The Artisan’s Kitchen NEW Reality discovery+ (Magnolia)
  Fixer Upper Reality discovery+ (Magnolia)
  Homegrown NEW Reality discovery+ (Magnolia)
  Jean Stoffer Design NEW Reality discovery+ (Magnolia)
  Making Modern With Brooke and Brice NEW Reality discovery+ (Magnolia)
  Mind for Design NEW Reality discovery+ (Magnolia)
  The Outpost Drama CW 9p
  Ranch to Table NEW Reality discovery+ (Magnolia)
  Self Employed NEW Reality discovery+ (Magnolia)
  Van Go NEW Reality discovery+ (Magnolia)
  Zoë Bakes NEW Reality discovery+ (Magnolia)
FRI / July 16
Making the Cut Reality competition Prime Video
The Tim Gunn- and Heidi Klum-hosted fashion competition returns for a second season. Two episodes stream each Friday for four weeks.
Schmigadoon! NEW Musical/Comedy Apple TV+
Created by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio (the writers of Despicable Me) and produced by SNL's Lorne Michaels, this six-episode Apple musical parody series stars Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key as a couple on a backpacking trip who stumble upon a town in which all of the residents believe that they are living inside a 1940s studio musical. Unfortunately for them (but fortunately for us?), they find themselves trapped in the town until they are able to discover "true love." Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth, Fred Armisen, and Jane Krakowski also star, while Martin Short guests.
Space Jam: A New Legacy MOVIE Trailer Animation/Comedy/Sci-fi HBO Max
This sequel to the 1996 cult classic (that may not be quite the right term) finds LeBron James stepping into the Air Jordans of, well, Michael Jordan, as he teams up with Bugs Bunny and other Warner Bros. animated characters to play a very important game of basketball. Don Cheadle, Zendaya, and Sonequa Martin-Green—as well as (W)NBA stars Klay Thompson, Anthony Davis, Diana Taurasi, Chris Paul, and Damian Lillard, among others—also star. Co-written by Ryan Coogler and directed by Malcolm D. Lee (Girls Trip), the film begins a one-month run on HBO Max today concurrent with its theatrical release.
Turner & Hooch NEW Comedy/Drama Disney+
Disney's series adaptation of the 1989 feature film (not exactly one of Tom Hanks's better movies) stars Josh Peck as (human) U.S. Marshal Scott Turner—the son of Hanks' police detective character—and a handful of canine actors as Hooch, his dog partner. Hanks (obviously) doesn't return from the original, but Reginald VelJohnson does—his David Sutton has turned in his badge to become the Cypress Beach mayor. The 12-episode series, from Burn Notice creator Matt Nix, also stars Lyndsy Fonseca and Carra Patterson as additional humans.
SUN / July 18
  90 Day: Caribbean Love NEW Reality discovery+
  Dead Pixels Comedy CW 9:30p
  Power Book III: Raising Kanan NEW Trailer Drama Starz, tbd
Mekai Curtis, Omar Epps, Hailey Kilgore, and Patina Miller star in the latest Power spinoff—and the only one that's a prequel. It's set in the 1990s and follows the teenage years of future drug dealer Kanan Stark, the character originated by 50 Cent and played here by Curtis.
TUE / July 20
How It Ends MOVIE Comedy ($) Rent/Buy
This end of the world comedy from the husband-and-wife team of Daryl Wein (White Rabbit) and Zoe Lister-Jones (Band Aid) follows Liza (Lister-Jones) during her final day on Earth—just prior to an impending asteroid strike. The breezy, quirky film divided critics upon its Sundance premiere in January, but some reviewers liked it.
  The Oval Drama BET, 9p
WED / July 21
  Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans MOVIE Trailer Animation/Fantasy Netflix
THU / July 22
  Kandisha MOVIE Horror Shudder
FRI / July 23
  2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony SPECIAL Live event NBC 6:55a ET
Rescheduled from 2020. Will likely take place only in an alternate universe. If it does happen here, it will be NBC's first live morning broadcast of an opening ceremony (though West Coast residents may still consider it "night"). A replay will air (partially) in primetime at 7:30p ET / 4:30p PT.
Chip 'N' Dale: Park Life NEW Animation/Family Disney+
Disney's revival of the classic cartoon duo will span 36 seven-minute episodes.
The Last Letter From Your Lover MOVIE Trailer Drama Netflix
Shailene Woodley and Callum Turner star in an adaptation of Jojo Moyes' romance novel.
Mandibles MOVIE Trailer Foreign/Comedy/Fantasy ($) Rent
French writer-director-musician Quentin Dupieux has been creating cinematic oddities since his 2010 feature debut, Rubber. Following great reviews for his most recent film, Deerskin, Dupieux managed to impress critics again (on last fall's festival circuit) with this even more accessible comedy about two simple-minded friends (played by French TV comedians Gregoire Ludig and David Marsais) who find a giant fly in their trunk and set out to train it in hopes of making a fortune.
  Masters of the Universe: Revelation MINISERIES Animation Netflix
Picking up after the events of the 1980s syndicated animated series He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, the Netflix-exclusive Revelation comes from Kevin Smith—yes, the one you are thinking of. He has crafted a series aimed at the Gen Xers who originally watched He-Man (as children) when it first aired. So expect something a bit talkier and more complex than the original, even if the visuals look familiar. Naturally, Jason Mewes is in the cast, but so are Mark Hamill, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Chris Wood, Lena Heady, Stephen Root, Henry Rollins, Phil LaMarr, Diedrich Bader, and Alicia Silverstone. The series will air in two parts, so only five episodes will stream today.
  Sky Rojo Foreign/Drama Netflix
Ted Lasso Trailer Comedy Apple TV+
MON / July 26
  Roswell New Mexico Drama CW 8p
THU / July 29
  The Boy Behind the Door MOVIE Thriller Shudder
  NBA Draft 2021 SPECIAL Live event/Sports ABC 8p ET
  Resort to Love MOVIE Rom-com Netflix
FRI / July 30
Burden of Truth Drama CW 8p
Jungle Cruise MOVIE Trailer Action-adventure ($) Disney+
Disney's latest attempt to turn one of its theme park attractions into a movie, Jungle Cruise is also yet another Disney theatrical release that will be made available from day one to Disney+ subscribers for an additional rental fee (aka "Premiere Access"), following in the footsteps of Black Widow just a few weeks ago. Dwayne "Old Rock" Johnson, Emily Blunt, Edgar Ramirez, Jack Whitehall, Jesse Plemons, and Paul Giamatti star in the pandemic-delayed film set in the Amazon jungle. Jaume Collet-Serra directs, and he's still searching for his first positive reviews.
  Turning the Tables With Robin Roberts NEW Clip Talk Disney+
  Watch the Sound With Mark Ronson NEW Music/Reality Apple TV+

August premieres

THU / August 5
  Teddy MOVIE Horror Shudder
FRI / August 6
  Mr. Corman NEW Comedy/Drama Apple TV+
Created by Joseph Gordon-Levitt—who writes, directs, and produces in addition to starring as the title character—Apple's newest dramedy series centers on failed musician who is now a fifth-grade public school teacher in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley struggling with lowered expectations and a failed relationship. Arturo Castro, Debra Winger, Logic, Juno Temple, and Jamie Chung also star alongside Gordon-Levitt, who returns to TV for his first regular starring role since the end of 3rd Rock from the Sun two decades ago. Three of the 10 episodes stream today, followed by weekly installments.
The Suicide Squad MOVIE Trailer Action-adventure HBO Max
Both a sequel to 2016's Suicide Squad as well as a reboot of the superhero franchise, the new film finds James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy) taking over from director David Ayer. Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, and Viola Davis return from the previous film, while new faces include John Cena (as Peacemaker), Idris Elba (Bloodsport), Peter Capaldi (The Thinker), and Sylvester Stallone. The film begins a one-month run on HBO Max today concurrent with its theatrical release.
  Whirlybird MOVIE Documentary ($) Rent
FRI / August 8
  2020 Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony SPECIAL Special NBC tbd
Note that the Olympics will only be closed if they actually open in the first place.
  Ultimate Slip 'N Slide NEW Game show NBC 10:30p ET
Your favorite lawn-based plastic tarp activity is now a television competition series hosted by Bobby Moynihan and Ron Funches. Tonight's special premiere airs directly following the Olympics closing ceremony on both coasts; subsequent episodes will air Mondays at 8p (beginning tomorrow, 8/9).
TUE / August 10
  Bleed With Me MOVIE Horror Shudder
DC's Stargirl Drama CW 8p
The series moves from DC Universe to the CW for its second season.
  Fantasy Island NEW Drama/Anthology Fox tbd
Roselyn Sanchez (Devious Maids) takes over the Ricardo Montalban role of Mr. Roarke (now called Elena Roarke) in a modern-day reboot of the ABC episodic anthology series that ran from 1977-84.
WED / August 11
  The Kissing Booth 3 MOVIE Rom-com Netflix
  Riverdale Drama CW 8p
THU / August 12
Star Trek: Lower Decks Trailer Animation/Comedy/Sci-fi Paramount+
FRI / August 13
CODA MOVIE Drama Apple TV+
Streaming on Apple TV+ the same day it opens in theaters, CODA (short for Child of Deaf Adults) swept the top awards at the Sundance Film Festival early this year, where Apple acquired the film for a Sundance-record $25 million. (The last film to win both top Sundance awards from audiences and the festival jury? Minari, the previous year.) Director Siân Heder (Tallulah) also won an award at the fest for her crowd-pleasing remake of the 2014 French film La Famille Bélier that stars Emilia Jones as Ruby, the sole hearing member of a deaf Gloucester fishing family. As the family business comes under threat, she explores her love of singing despite the disapproval of her mother, played by Marlee Matlin.
  Masters of Illusion Reality CW 8p
Swan Song MOVIE Comedy/Drama ($) Rent
Also playing in some theaters (beginning August 6th), the latest from writer-director Todd Stephens (Another Gay Movie) stars Udo Kier as a retired hairdresser who leaves his nursing home and makes his way across town to do a dead woman’s hair for her funeral. Shot in Sandusky, Ohio and based on the life of local icon Pat Pitsenbarger, the film received positive reviews from critics at its SXSW debut earlier this year.
SUN / August 15
  Chesapeake Shores Drama Hallmark, tbd
Heels NEW Trailer Drama Starz, 9p
Stephen Amell and Alexander Ludwig star as small-town professional wrestlers (and brothers) in an eight-episode series from Michael Waldron (Loki) that also stars Mary McCormack, Alison Luff, and Kelli Berglund.
MON / August 16
  Bachelor in Paradise Reality ABC 8p
THU / August 19
  Coroner Drama CW 8p
FRI / August 20
Cryptozoo MOVIE Animation ($) Rent
One of the highlights of this year's (virtual) Sundance Film Festival, writer-director Dash Shaw’s five-years-in-the-making follow-up to My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (another unconventional animated film) imagines a world where mythical creatures (or cryptids) have been rescued and housed in a zoo. Lauren (voiced by Lake Bell) has dedicated her life to sheltering them, but when she crosses paths with Amber, she begins to question her vision.
Reminiscence MOVIE Sci-fi/Thriller HBO Max
The debut feature from Westworld co-creator Lisa Joy is set in the near future—specifically, in a Miami that has been flooded by the effects of climate change—and stars Hugh Jackman as a scientist who helps clients re-live any memories they choose. (What could possibly go wrong?) Thandie Newton and Rebecca Ferguson also star. The film begins a one-month run on HBO Max today concurrent with its theatrical release.
  Sweet Girl MOVIE Action/Thriller Netflix
SUN / August 22
The Walking Dead Trailer Drama/Horror AMC 9p
The long-running hit's final season has been expanded to 24 episodes and will air in multiple parts. Tonight kicks off the first eight-episode chunk.
MON / August 23
  The Ultimate Surfer NEW Reality ABC 10p
TUE / August 24
  Supergirl Drama CW 9p
The season returns from a summer hiatus for the first of its final 13 episodes.
FRI / August 27
  The Chair NEW Comedy/Drama Netflix
For their first series since Game of Thrones (and their subsequent signing of an enormous contract with Netflix), the production team of David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have opted for something very different: a six-episode dramedy set within the English department of a fictional university. Killing Eve's Sandra Oh, playing the newly installed first female head of the department, heads a cast that also features Jay Duplass, Holland Taylor, Bob Balaban, David Morse, Nana Mensah, and Everly Carganilla. Actress Amanda Peet created the series (with Annie Julia-Wyman) and serves as showrunner—it's her debut in those roles—though she doesn't appear in the show.
Demonic MOVIE Horror/Thriller ($) Rent
Arriving on VOD/digital one week after its theatrical debut, the filmed-during-lockdown Demonic is the first supernatural thriller from District 9 director Neil Blomkamp (and his first movie of any kind since 2015's Chappie).
  He's All That MOVIE Rom-com Netflix

Fall premieres

FRI / September 3
  We Need to Do Something MOVIE Horror ($) Rent
FRI / September 10
Malignant MOVIE Horror HBO Max
The latest horror film from James Wan (The Conjuring) streams for one month on HBO Max just as it reaches theaters. Annabelle Wallis and Jake Abel star.
SUN / September 19
  73rd Primetime Emmy Awards SPECIAL Live event CBS 8p ET
  Muhammad Ali MINISERIES Documentary PBS 8p
The latest PBS miniseries from Ken Burns (co-directed by his Jackie Robinson collaborators Sarah Burns and David McMahon) examines the storied life of the heavyweight champion. The four-part, eight-hour series airs across consecutive nights this week.
FRI / September 24
The Many Saints of Newark MOVIE Drama HBO Max
Rescheduled from March 2021 (and from fall 2020). David Chase returns to the world of his hit HBO series The Sopranos with this feature film prequel set in the late 1960s and '70s. Michael Gandolfini inherits the role of (a much younger) Tony Soprano from his late father, while Alessandro Nivola, Jon Bernthal, Vera Farmiga, Leslie Odom Jr., and Corey Stoll also star. Written by Chase and directed by fellow Sopranos vet Alan Taylor, the film begins a one-month run on HBO Max today concurrent with its theatrical release.
FRI / October 1
  Diana: The Musical MOVIE Musical Netflix
Filmed version of the new Broadway production (starring Jeanna de Waal as Princess Diana) was recorded without an audience last March as the pandemic forced the show to halt production just prior to its planned opening night.
Dune MOVIE Trailer Sci-fi/Adventure HBO Max
NOTE: HBO Max release tentative; may ultimately be a theatrical exclusive. Can director Denis Villeneuve succeed where David Lynch could not? The director of Blade Runner 2049 and Arrival returns with his big-budget, highly-anticipated, and long-delayed (by covid) adaptation of Frank Herbert's sci-fi epic, which Lynch previously tried to wrestle into a feature film in 1984 to less than spactular (though not uninteresting) results. Timothée Chalamet takes over the role of Paul Atreides originated by Kyle MacLachlan, while Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Zendaya, Dave Bautista, Javier Bardem, Jason Momoa and Stellan Skarsgård also star. The film will stream on HBO Max for one month beginning today (when it also opens in theaters), and a spinoff TV series called Dune: The Sisterhood will arrive on the same streaming service in the near future.
FRI / October 22
Cry Macho MOVIE Drama/Thriller HBO Max
Yet another WB release to stream for one month on HBO Max while in theaters, this adaptation of N. Richard Nash's 1975 novel has been a bit of a passion project for Clint Eastwood, who finally got a chance to direct the film after decades of interest. Eastwood also stars as a washed-up former rodeo star who jumps at a chance to make a quick buck by escorting a young man (played by Eduardo Minett) from Mexico back to his father in Texas. Expect plenty of lessons learned on their ensuing road trip.
FRI / December 22
The Matrix 4 MOVIE Sci-fi/Thriller/Action HBO Max
Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss return for the first Matrix film since 2003. The film will stream for one month on HBO Max beginning today, when it is also released in theaters.

2022 premieres

SUN / January 9, 2022
  27th Annual Critics Choice Awards SPECIAL Live event CW 7p
MON / January 31
  64th Annual Grammy Awards SPECIAL Live event/Music CBS 8p ET
SUN / February 27
  94th Annual Academy Awards SPECIAL Live event ABC tbd
A post-apocalyptic America celebrates the past year's most-promoted films.



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Comments (275)

  • 1wifwaf  

    "Moves to a new time. The previous sentence is now available as an NFT! Interested buyers should contact their local Metacritic digital token representative."

  • asmanraj  

    The 2021 CMT Music Awards will air on Wednesday, June 9th at 8/7c on CMT.

  • convoyofbeef  

    The 2021 NFL Draft will be broadcast on ABC and NFL Network beginning Thursday, April 29. The current listing (Wednesday, April 21) is incorrect.

  • 1wifwaf  

    always appreciate the little jokes you sprinkle in but holy crap the april fools shows are hysterical

  • paul_kolas  

    Season 3 of Netflix's The Kominsky Method, premieres on Friday, May 28.

  • paul_kolas  

    Clint Eastwood's Cry Macho will open in theaters, and on HBO Max for one month, on Friday, October 22.

  • paul_kolas  

    Stowaway premieres on Netflix on Thursday, April 22.

  • paul_kolas  

    Tenet is coming to HBO Max on Saturday, May 1.

  • paul_kolas  

    Jupiter's Legacy premieres on Netflix, Friday, May 7.

  • paul_kolas  

    Big Sky is taking a hiatus until Tuesday, April 13.

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