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SORT OF follows the journey of “Sabi Mehboob” (Baig), a gender fluid millennial who straddles various identities from sexy bartender at an LGBTQ bookstore/bar, to the youngest child in a large Pakistani family, to the de facto parent of a downtown hipster family. Sabi feels like they’re in transition in every aspect of their life, from gender to love to sexuality to family to career. A coming-of-age story, SORT OF exposes the labels we once poured ourselves into as no longer applicable...to anyone. SORT OF is created by Bilal Baig and Fab Filippo, who also serve as showrunners and executive producers. The series, produced with the participation of the Canada Media Fund, is written by Baig, Filippo, Jenn Engels, Nelu Handa and Ian Iqbal Rashid, with Filippo and Renuka Jeyapalan (Kim’s Convenience, Workin’ Moms) directing. Sienna Films’ Jennifer Kawaja and Julia Sereny are also executive producers on the series. SORT OF is distributed worldwide by Sphere Media with Abacus Media Rights handling international sales. HBO Max announced today a new eight-episode half-hour comedy series SORT OF, created by Bilal Baig (“Acha Bacha”) and Fab Filippo (“Save Me”). Commissioned by HBO Max and the CBC, the series is produced by Sienna Films, a Sphere Media company with the participation of the Canada Media Fund.
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Disney+ • 2021
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Five Bedrooms

Peacock TV • 2019 • IMDb: 7.8
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Five different people at different times of their lives bond at a wedding after being seated together at the singles table. After a few too many drinks, the solution to all of their problems seems to be buying a five-bedroom house together. After losing their first communal home at an auction, season two finds this one-of-a-kind family house hunting once again, believing they have prevailed as a unique collective. During season one, the five singles meet at, of all places, the singles' table at a wedding. After several bottles of champagne, they decide to pitch in and buy a house together. Five singles buy a house together - what could go right? It's a grand social experiment with one glaring problem: they'll have to actually live with each other. All while journeying together through disasters, life-turning crises, and moments of love, joy and heartbreak. After losing their first communal home at an auction, season two finds this one-of-a-kind family house hunting once again, believing they have prevailed as a unique collective. Although this was not what they had imagined for their lives, these five continue to endure the challenges of a new home, a DIY renovation, an injury, two pregnancies, an ex-husband, a workplace bullying complaint, and an unexpected tragedy where love will be lost and found. Kat Stewart, Stephen Peacocke, Doris Younane, Katie Robertson, Roy Joseph and Hugh Sheridan return for season two as the heartwarming cast. Created by Michael Lucas, Christine Bartlett, Leigh McGrath, Nathan Mayfield & Tracey Robertson, FIVE BEDROOMS is produced by Hoodlum Entertainment with assistance from Film Victoria. Nathan Mayfield and Tracey Robertson serve as executive producers alongside co-executive producers and writers Michael Lucas and Christine Bartlett. The series is co-funded by Sky Studios, Network Ten and Screen Australia. New Season Streaming Thursday, August 19 on Peacock. All eight episodes will drop at once.

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HBO Max • 2019 • IMDb: 7.5
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FX • 2021 • IMDb: 6.2
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B.J. Novak's The Premise is a bold and provocative half-hour anthology of standalone stories about the times we live in. The curated collection of character-driven episodes challenges our shared morality tales, choosing art over argument, as it engages with the most relevant and meaningful issues of the modern era. The first installment of The Premise will feature the following five episodes: "Social Justice Sex Tape" (Airs September 16, 2021) - When a white, woke, twenty-something ally to social justice causes (Ben Platt) discovers video evidence of a disputed police incident in the background of his highly embarrassing sex tape, a savvy young lawyer (Ayo Edebiri) and her mentor (Tracee Ellis Ross) strategize on how to best use the tape and witness to save an innocent man (Jermaine Fowler) from prison. Also starring Melissa Saint-Amand. Written by B.J. Novak and Josie Duffy Rice. Directed by Kitao Sakurai. "Moment of Silence" (Airs September 16, 2021) - After losing his daughter to gun violence, a grieving father (Jon Bernthal) pursues a new job as a PR director at the National Gun Lobby, where he's befriended by a coworker (Boyd Holbrook) who starts to suspect the man's motives may be far more dangerous than they seem. Also starring Beau Bridges and Amy Landecker. Written and directed by B.J. Novak. "The Ballad of Jesse Wheeler" (Airs September 23, 2021) - A pop megastar (Lucas Hedges) returns to his high school to pledge a donation to build a new library, but instead promises to have sex with the school's valedictorian as an academic achievement prize. The promise inspires the disillusioned Abbi (Kaitlyn Dever) along with the rest of the student body, while the star's manager (O'Shea Jackson Jr.) and the school's principal (George Wallace) desperately try to walk back the promise. Also starring Ed Asner, Brendan Scanell and Grace Song. Written and directed by B.J. Novak. "The Commenter" (Airs September 30, 2021) - A young woman (Lola Kirke) with a happy life and loving partner (Soko) becomes obsessed with a critical anonymous comment online, eventually upending her life in a quest for the commenter's approval. Also starring Sylvia Grace Crim and Benjamin Clement. Written by Jia Tolentino and B.J. Novak. Directed by Darya Zhuk. "Butt Plug" (Airs October 07, 2021) - A once-poor child of immigrants (Daniel Dae Kim) who has now become one of the world's richest men presents a chance at redemption to his former school bully (Eric Lange): an uninterrupted hour with his board of directors to pitch a very specific product. Also starring Bryan Batt. Written by B.J. Novak. Directed by Jake Schreier. The Premise is executive produced by B.J. Novak and John Lesher; produced by FX Productions.

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Peacock TV • 2021 • IMDb: 6.7
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Hulu • 2021 • IMDb: 8.7
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Paramount+ • 2021 • IMDb: 6.7
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