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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 @ 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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Blindspotting

Starz, June 13, 2021 @ 9 p.m.

Jun 11, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

Blindspotting, based off of the critically acclaimed 2018 film of the same name, is an entertaining and thought-provoking character study that feels light and deep at the same time.

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Betty (Season Two)

HBO, June 11, 2021 @ 11 p.m.

Jun 09, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

When Season One of Crystal Moselle’s Betty released in April 2020, it felt like a breath of fresh air compared to the horrors of everyday pandemic life. The show’s simple structure, beautiful cinematography, relatable cast, and emphasis on friendship made each episode feel distinct, lovely and unforgettable.

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Jun 08, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

“We were creating the 21st century in 1971,” David Bowie’s disembodied voice proclaims in the opening credits of 1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything, the Apple TV+ eight-part docu-series. This statement feels like an exaggeration, but as the 45-minute episodes unfold, the enormity of that single year’s impact on not only music, but on global politics and culture, and vice versa, cannot be overemphasized.

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Master of None (Season Three)

Netflix, May 23, 2021

May 20, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

The third season of Master of None harkens back to the time before Netflix’s gained notoriety for quantity over quality. It also harkens back to before much of streaming service’s original content devolved into background noise that users could leave on while splitting their screens with another distraction. Instead, the five episodes of the latest, and last season of Master of None, titled Moments In Love, demand every ounce of your attention.

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