17 New TV Shows To Add To Your Watchlist This Summer
From a Big Little Lies-esque thriller to a British comedy about an all-Muslim women punk band.
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Because the coronavirus pandemic shut down most television productions in early 2020, the TV slate since then has been a little dry. But with summer approaching and vaccinations rolling out, things are back in full swing. In fact, the TV lineup for summer 2021 is arguably more packed than usual.
Read on to learn more about some of the new series premiering this summer that you should mark your calendar for.
Gossip Girl (HBO Max)
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Though many details about the Gossip Girl reboot are still being kept under wraps, it’s been hinted that the new series will incorporate social media as it explores the dramatic lives of a new generation of private school teens in New York City.
Gossip Girl premieres in July.
The White Lotus (HBO)
HBO’s satirical six-episode mini-series The White Lotus centers around the the guests and employees at an idyllic beach resort also called The White Lotus. The show’s ensemble cast includes actors such as Connie Britton, Jennifer Coolidge, Alexandra Daddario, Natasha Rothwell, and Sydney Sweeney.
Heels is a Starz series starring Stephen Amell and Alexander Ludwig as Jack and Ace Spade, two brothers from a small Georgia town who are fighting over their late father’s legacy — a family-owned wrestling promotion.
Heels premieres on Aug. 15.
Nine Perfect Strangers (Hulu)
Based on a Liane Moriarty book, this Hulu mini-series follows a group of people who travel to a mysterious wellness resort for a 10-day retreat. The show’s star-studded cast includes Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy, Luke Evans, Regina Hall, Bobby Cannavale, Asher Keddie, Samara Weaving, Melvin Gregg, and Michael Shannon.
Nine Perfect Strangers premieres Aug. 18t.
Only Murders In the Building (Hulu)
In Only Murders In the Building, Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez play three true-crime obsessed strangers living in the same apartment building who find themselves in the middle of a real-life mystery while investigating the mysterious death of their neighbor.