The summer is finishing strong with these new TV show premieres. While the majority of these shows are returning favorites, there are a couple can’t-miss freshman series too. Fresh off the cast’s buzzworthy Comic-Con appearance, Marvel’s The Defenders premieres on 8/18 and the new Jessica Biel drama, The Sinner kicks off 8/2.
What’s looking good to you this month, streamers?
Starring and executive produced by Jessica Biel, The Sinner follows a young mother who, when overcome by an inexplicable fit of rage, commits a startling act of violence and to her horror, has no idea why.
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later (Netflix)
A new eight-part limited series starring the original cast, plus an all-star lineup of new cast members. 10 Years Older. 10 Years Hotter. 10 Years Wetter.
Ray Donovan (SHOWTIME)
Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA’s top power players. This season Sam Winslow (Susan Sarandon), a powerful studio head, has a secret that brings Ray into her life.
Difficult People (Hulu)
Billy and Julie are best friends living in New York City. They pick up season 3 with their typical, irreverent behavior that inevitably lands them in very awkward situations. Look out for Lucy Liu, who guest stars as Veronica this season!
Marvel’s The Defenders (Netflix)
Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist join forces to take on common enemies as a sinister conspiracy threatens New York City.
Halt and Catch Fire (AMC, DIRECTV NOW on select devices, PlayStation Vue and Sling TV)
In the final season of Halt and Catch Fire, the race is on to develop a new technology capable of searching the World Wide Web.
In season 2, Dice is back, baby, and he is what happens in Vegas. But his better half Carmen (Natasha Leggero) and BFF Milkshake (Kevin Corrigan) have their own things going on, the kids don’t want to hang anymore, and giving up the center of attention isn’t easy.
Nobody said making it big in showbiz would be easy, but the unlikely trio of Matt (Matt LeBlanc), Sean (Stephen Mangan) and Beverly (Tamsin Greig) has stuck it out together to the bitter end, proving that while success may be fleeting, friends are forever.
In season 4, it’s the summer of 1967, and the effects of the Cold War and sixties counterculture are being felt in Oxford.