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About Heartstopper

Based on Alice Oseman’s series of comics, which originally launched as a web comic on Tumblr and Tapas, “Heartstopper” tells the story of Charlie Spring (portrayed by Joe Locke) and Nick Nelson (Kit Connor), who become friends at an all-boys school in Kent and quickly discover a romance blossoming between them. It also explores the lives of Charlie and Nick's friends: Tao (William Gao), Elle (Yasmin Finney), Tara (Corinna Brown), Darcy (Kizzy Edgell) and Isaac (Tobie Donovan).

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Young Royals

Netflix • 2021 • IMDb: 8.6
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Young Royals is a Swedish teen drama television series set at the fictional elite boarding school Hillerska. Series follows Prince Wilhelm as he enrolls in a boarding school after a scandal about him is revealed to the public. There, he must cope with interacting with other teenagers his age, all while trying to hide his emerging sexuality and his newfound attraction towards one of his male schoolmates. When his brother dies he becomes heir apparent, and Prince Wilhelm must deal with increased exposure, especially when his sexuality becomes national news.

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Love Victor

Hulu • 2020 • IMDb: 8.1
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Following the events of the beloved film "Love, Simon," "Love, Victor" tells the story of Victor Salazar (Michael Cimino) - a new student at Creekwood High who has just moved with his family from rural Texas to Atlanta. On top of all the usual high school pressures of making friends and fitting in, Victor is still figuring out his sexuality - a tricky subject in his religious family. Reaching out to Simon for advice, Victor slowly but surely learns to be his authentic self and to trust the message from the film - that everyone deserves a great love story. The series stars Michael Cimino, Rachel Hilson, Anthony Turpel, Bebe Wood, Mason Gooding, George Sear, Isabella Ferreira, Mateo Fernandez, James Martinez and Ana Ortiz. @LoveVictorHulu | #LoveVictor

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Palpito

Netflix • 2022
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In this Colombian production, Simon's wife is murdered in order to extract her heart and transplant it to Camila, the wife of a wealthy man. In search of revenge, Simon immerses himself in the dangerous world of organ trafficking. In his frantic search, destiny will make him fall in love with Camila, the woman who survived thanks to his murdered wife's heart. The ultimate climax will be reached when they both discover the truth. Starring Ana Lucía Domínguez, Michel Brown and Sebastián Martinez.

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We Are Who We Are

HBO • 2020 • IMDb: 7.3
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A coming of age tale from Call Me by Your Name director Luca Guadagnino, this eight-episode drama follows an American teenage boy (Jack Dylan Grazer) who moves with his two mothers (Alice Braga, Chloë Sevigny) to Italy and begins a relationship with an American girl—and another with an older male solider on the miltary base where he is residing.Two American teenagers come of age while living on an American military base in Italy.

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Generation

HBO Max • 2021 • IMDb: 6.9
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GENERA+ION is a dark yet playful half-hour series following a diverse group of high school students whose exploration of modern sexuality (devices and all) tests deeply entrenched beliefs about life, love and the nature of family in their conservative community. This vibrant, unflinching, half-hour dramedy series follows a diverse group of high school students as they explore identity and sexuality, testing their conservative community’s deeply entrenched beliefs about life, love, and family.

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Sex Education

Netflix • 2019 • IMDb: 8.4
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Socially awkward high school student Otis may not have much experience in the lovemaking department, but he gets good guidance on the topic in his personal sex ed course -- living with mom Jean, who is a sex therapist. Being surrounded by manuals, videos and tediously open conversations about sex, Otis has become a reluctant expert on the subject. When his classmates learn about his home life, Otis decides to use his insider knowledge to improve his status at school, so he teams with whip-smart bad girl Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic to deal with their classmates' problems. But through his analysis of teenage sexuality, Otis realizes that he may need some therapy of his own.

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Atypical

Netflix • 2017 • IMDb: 8.3
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This heartfelt comedy follows Sam, a teenager on the autism spectrum, who has decided he is ready for romance. In order to start dating -- and hopefully find love -- Sam will need to be more independent, which also sends his mother (Jennifer Jason Leigh) on her own life-changing path. She and the rest of Sam's family, including a scrappy sister and a father seeking a better understanding of his son, must adjust to change and explore what it means to be "normal."

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Shrill

Hulu • 2019 • IMDb: 7.4
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A struggling young journalist is determined to change her life without changing her body. While dealing with an unreliable boyfriends, sick parents and a perfectionist boss, she begins to understand that she's just as good as everyone else. Season three of Shrill finds Annie (Aidy Bryant) energized by her breakup with dud boyfriend Ryan and her newfound momentum at work. Annie feels like everything is finally falling into place for her, but does she actually know how to get what she wants? The series is executive produced by Ali Rushfield, who also serves as showrunner, Aidy Bryant, Lindy West, Rob Klein, Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman, Lorne Michaels and Andrew Singer. The series is produced by Warner Bros. Television, Broadway Video, and Brownstone Productions. Warner Bros. Television serves as the international distributor. CAST (series regulars): Aidy Bryant (Annie) Lolly Adefope (Fran) Ian Owens (Amadi) John Cameron Mitchell (Gabe) ABOUT SHRILL SEASON 3 Everything finally seems to be falling into place for Annie—she’s managed to dump her man-child boyfriend, catch the eye of a powerful new mentor, and snag some high-profile assignments—so why isn’t everything clicking? Sometimes life’s big challenge isn’t getting what you want, it’s knowing what you want. The third and final season of "Shrill" premieres all eight episodes on Friday, May 7. The new season finds Annie (Aidy Bryant) energized by her breakup with dud boyfriend Ryan (Luka Jones) and her newfound momentum at work. Annie feels like everything is finally falling into place for her, but does she actually know how to get what she wants? "Shrill" stars Aidy Bryant, Lolly Adefope, Ian Owens and John Cameron Mitchell. The series is executive produced by Ali Rushfield, who also serves as showrunner, Aidy Bryant, Lindy West, Rob Klein, Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman, Lorne Michaels and Andrew Singer. The series is produced by Warner Bros. Television, Broadway Video and Brownstone Productions. Warner Bros. Television serves as the international distributor. The final season of Shrill premieres May 7, only on Hulu.

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Dickinson

Apple TV+ • 2019 • IMDb: 7.6
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Apple TV+ announced that the third and final season of "Dickinson," the critically acclaimed Apple Original comedy series, will make its global debut on Friday, November 5, 2021, on Apple TV+. Created, written and executive produced by Alena Smith, who also makes her directorial debut, and starring Academy Award-nominee Hailee Steinfeld, who also executive produces, the 10-episode third season made its finale on December 24, 2021. In the third season, Emily Dickinson's most productive time as an artist falls amid the raging American Civil War and an equally fierce battle that divides her own family. As Emily tries to heal the divides around her, she wonders if art can help keep hope alive, and whether the future can be better than the past. Starring alongside Steinfeld in the third season of "Dickinson" are returning ensemble cast members Toby Huss, Adrian Blake Enscoe, Anna Baryshnikov, Ella Hunt, Amanda Warren, Chinaza Uche, and Jane Krakowski, as well as world renowned rapper, singer, and songwriter, Wiz Khalifa, who will join the show once again as the character of 'Death.' The third season will also feature brand new guest stars including Ziwe as 'Sojourner Truth,' who also joined as a writer, Billy Eichner as 'Walt Whitman,' and Chloe Fineman as 'Sylvia Plath;' as well as returning favorites Zosia Mamet as 'Louisa May Alcott' and Will Pullen as 'Nobody.' Since its global debut, "Dickinson" has earned a Peabody Award and a GLAAD Media Award nomination following its first season, and Hailee Steinfeld was recently nominated by the Hollywood Critics Association for the inaugural HCA TV Awards in the Best Actress in a Streaming Series, Comedy category. "Dickinson" is executive produced by Alena Smith; Michael Sugar and Ashley Zalta for Sugar23 Productions; Paul Lee and Josh Stern for wiip; Alex Goldstone for Anonymous Content; Hailee Steinfeld; Robbie MacDonald, who also writes; Silas Howard, who also directs and Diana Schmidt. Alena Smith also serves as writer and showrunner. The series is produced by wiip, Anonymous Content and Sugar23.

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First Kill

Netflix • 2022 • IMDb: 6.3
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First Kill, based on the short story by bestselling author @veschwab stars Imani Lewis as Calliope, a vampire hunter who falls for teenage vampire Juliette, played by Sarah Catherine Hook. A star-crossed romance...to die for.

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Crashing

Netflix • 2016 • IMDb: 7.7
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Written by and featuring Phoebe Waller-Bridge, this comedy follows the lives of six characters in their 20s. A motley crew become housemates during a time where property prices and high-rent costs are difficult to afford. Using a Property Guardian scheme, the group is banded together in a disused hospital based in the city, for not much more than £25 a week. Each individual crashes into their adult life as they realise that they are no longer students, and need to take more responsibility. The group coasts through life, love and work in a big city as well as dealing with the quirks of living in a derelict hospital with strangers.

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HBO • 2004 • IMDb: 8.6
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Justified

ABC • 2010 • IMDb: 8.6
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Deputy Raylan Givens has his own, Wild West-style methods of upholding justice, putting him at odds with the criminals he hunts and with his bosses in the U.S. Marshals Service. And an incident prompts his reassignment to the Kentucky district where he grew up. The character is based on one created by author Elmore Leonard in several books and short stories.

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Over the Garden Wall

Cartoon Network • 2014 • IMDb: 8.8
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On an adventure, brothers Wirt and Greg get lost in the Unknown, a strange forest adrift in time. A wise old woodsman and bluebird Beatrice help them find their way. Along the way, Wirt's thoughts envelope him, while the wonder of the surroundings preoccupy Greg. The miniseries -- based on creator Patrick Mchale cartoon short "Time of the Unknown" -- features animation that evokes a nostalgic storybook feeling, inspired by folk art and classic illustrations.

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Mare Of Easttown

HBO • 2021 • IMDb: 8.5
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Mare Sheehan, an office police investigator in a small Pennsylvania town, investigates a local brutal murder as she tries to keep her life from falling apart. This limited series stars Winslet as Mare Sheehan, a small-town Pennsylvania detective who investigates a local murder as life crumbles around her. MARE OF EASTTOWN is an exploration into the dark side of a close community and an authentic examination of how family and past tragedies can define our present.

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New Girl

FOX • 2011 • IMDb: 7.7
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After going through a rough breakup, awkward and upbeat Jess (Zooey Deschanel) moves in with three single guys. Intelligent and witty Nick is an underachiever who took the bartender off-ramp on his road to success. Schmidt obsesses over his social standing and looks at Jess as a personal project. Winston is a competitive former athlete who, after realizing he will never become a pro, moves into the loft. Together with Jess' best friend, Cece, they bond to form an unlikely, and dysfunctional, family.

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A married couple that want to get divorced, but circumstances have kept together. In this comedy-drama, a mediatised married couple who no longer love each other is highly optimistic about getting a divorce. However, external circumstances will get in their way and they will have no other choice but to work hand in hand to reach their ultimate goal: getting a divorce.

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Power

Starz • 2014 • IMDb: 8.1
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It appears James "Ghost" St. Patrick has it all -- a drop-dead gorgeous wife, a stunning Manhattan penthouse, and the power and success that come with owning hot new nightclub Truth. But a closer look reveals a man living a double life. When Ghost isn't tending to his Fortune 500 business, he's catering to clients of another operation: a drug empire that serves only the rich and influential. While loyal sidekick Tommy protects the cash-cow narcotics venture at all costs, Ghost's new reality is using Truth as more than a front to launder money. It's a way out of the drug game and into a legitimate life with his family, even if everything he loves becomes unknowingly threatened. "Power" is co-executive produced by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson (who also co-stars) and show creator Courtney Kemp Agboh ("The Good Wife").

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The Vampire Diaries

ABC • 2009 • IMDb: 7.7
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The Vampire Diaries is an American supernatural teen drama television series developed by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec, based on the book series of the same name written by L. J. Smith.

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