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The Morning Show (Season Two)

Apple TV+, September 17, 2021

Sep 16, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

The second season starts three months after where we left off, but it might as well be years because The Morning Show is unrecognizable.

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Back to Life (Season Two)

Showtime, September 13, 2021

Sep 07, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

The second season of this part fast-paced half-hour comedy and part super-dark, slow-burning sinister drama picks up three weeks after where the first season left off. Miri, portrayed by series creator and co-writer Daisy Haggard, the newly paroled main protagonist is still trying to find her way back to some kind of life after her 18-year imprisonment, since she was a teenager.

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The Other Two (Season Two)

HBO Max, August 26, 2021

Aug 24, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

The elevator pitch for The Other Two doesn’t sound like anything you would want to press play on. Two millennials siblings with flailing careers as an out-of-work actor and a stationary dancer navigate the overnight success of their YouTube sensation 13-year-old brother while their irrepressibly peppy mom helicopters over the three of them.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The White Lotus

HBO, July 11, 2021

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).

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