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About Succession

The Roy family is known for controlling the biggest media and entertainment company in the world. However, their world changes when their father steps down from the company. Although he has no plans to step aside as the head of Waystar Royco, the international media conglomerate controlled by his family, aging patriarch Logan Roy is contemplating what the future holds. He has lingered in the limelight longer than even he thought he would, and now family members want to run the company as they see fit.

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The Morning Show

Apple TV+ • 2019 • IMDb: 8.3
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An unapologetically candid drama that looks at the modern workplace through the lens of the people who help wake America up, pulling back the curtain on early morning TV. An inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the men and women who carry out this daily televised ritual. Along with Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, the star-studded returning cast for season two includes Steve Carell, Billy Crudup, Mark Duplass, Nestor Carbonell, Karen Pittman, Bel Powley, Desean Terry, Janina Gavankar, Tom Irwin and Marcia Gay Harden. New stars joining this season are Greta Lee as 'Stella Bak,' a tech world wunderkind who has joined the UBA executive team; Ruairi O'Connor as 'Ty Fitzgerald,' a smart and charismatic YouTube star; Hasan Minhaj as 'Eric Nomani,' a new member of the Morning Show team; Emmy Award-winner Holland Taylor as 'Cybil Richards,' the savvy chairwoman of the UBA board; Tara Karsian as 'Gayle Berman,' a news producer; Valeria Golino as 'Paola Lambruschini,' a documentary filmmaker; and, Emmy and SAG Award-winner Julianna Margulies as 'Laura Peterson,' a UBA news anchor.

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Fleabag

Prime Video • 2016 • IMDb: 8.7
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A comedy series adapted from the award-winning play about a young woman trying to cope with life in London whilst coming to terms with a recent tragedy. A dry-witted woman, known only as Fleabag, has no filter as she navigates life and love in London while trying to cope with tragedy. The angry, grief-riddled woman tries to heal while rejecting anyone who tries to help her, but Fleabag continues to keep up her bravado through it all. Comic actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge stars as the titular character on the series, which is based on Waller-Bridge's 2013 one-woman show of the same name.

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Big Little Lies

HBO • 2017 • IMDb: 8.5
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Big Little Lies is an American drama television series based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Liane Moriarty. Big Little Lies stars Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, and Zoë Kravitz as five women in Monterey, California, who become embroiled in a murder investigation. At an elementary school in Monterey, California, a murder occurs at a school fundraiser, but neither the victim nor the murderer is revealed. Flashing back to the first day of school, the families of five first-graders are introduced. Madeline Martha Mackenzie is a strong-willed and wealthy alpha female in town with a first-grade daughter and teenaged daughter from an earlier marriage. Secrets are revealed, including that Madeline is struggling to cope with her ex-husband Nathan's marriage to a yoga instructor named Bonnie, and also trying to build a relationship with her older daughter. Her friend, Celeste Wright, is a retired lawyer and the mother of twin sons, who are also beginning at the same school. New to town is Jane Chapman, a young single mother raising her son, Ziggy. Madeline and Celeste befriend Jane. Amabella, the daughter of the equally wealthy and volatile Renata Klein, accuses Ziggy of attempting to choke her, which he denies. Celeste appears to have a very happy life with her husband Perry, but he starts to show signs of being violent. Jane's motives for moving to Monterey are unknown.

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Prime Video • 2017 • IMDb: 8.7
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It's the late 1950s and Miriam "Midge" Maisel has everything she has ever wanted -- the perfect husband, two kids and an elegant apartment on New York's Upper West Side. Her seemingly idyllic life takes a surprising turn when she discovers a hidden talent she didn't previously know she had -- stand-up comedy. This revelation changes her life forever as she begins a journey that takes her from her comfortable life on the Upper West Side through the cafes and nightclubs of Greenwich Village as she makes her way through the city's comedy industry on a path that could ultimately lead her to a spot on the "Tonight Show" couch. The series was created by Amy Sherman-Palladino ("Gilmore Girls").

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The Undoing

HBO • 2020 • IMDb: 7.4
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Life for a successful therapist in New York begins to unravel on the eve of publishing her first book. The Undoing follows "Grace Sachs, who is living the only life she ever wanted for herself. She’s a successful therapist on the brink of publishing her first book, has a devoted husband and young son who attends an elite private school in New York City. Weeks before her book is published, a chasm opens in her life: a violent death, a missing husband, and, in the place of a man Grace thought she knew, only a chain of terrible revelations. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster, and horrified by the ways in which she has failed to heed her own advice, Grace must dismantle one life and create another for her child and herself.

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In an alternate 1985 America, costumed superheroes are part of everyday life. When one of his former comrades is murdered, masked vigilante Rorschach (Jackie Earle Haley) uncovers a plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his retired associates, only one of which has true powers, Rorschach glimpses a far-reaching conspiracy involving their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the world's future.

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Billions

Showtime • 2016 • IMDb: 8.4
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Wealth, influence and corruption collide in this drama set in New York. Shrewd U.S. attorney Chuck Rhoades is embroiled in a high-stakes game of predator vs. prey with Bobby Axelrod, an ambitious hedge-fund king. To date, Rhoades has never lost an insider trading case -- he's 81-0 -- but when criminal evidence turns up against Axelrod, he proceeds cautiously in building the case against Axelrod, who employs Rhoades' wife, psychiatrist Wendy, as a performance coach for his company. Wendy, who has been in her position longer than Chuck has been in his, refuses to give up her career for her husband's legal crusade against Axelrod. Both men use their intelligence, power and influence to outmaneuver the other in this battle over billions. The high-profile cast is led by Emmy winner Paul Giamatti ("John Adams") as Chuck Rhoades.

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The Night Of

HBO • 2016 • IMDb: 8.5
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Based on the BBC series "Criminal Justice," HBO's eight-part production "The Night Of" stars John Turturro ("O Brother, Where Art Thou?") and Riz Ahmed ("Nightcrawler") in a story about a complex New York City murder case with cultural and political overtones. A night that begins innocently for Pakistani-American college student Nasir "Naz" Khan turns horrific after he meets a mysterious young woman. In custody and awaiting his formal arraignment, Naz realizes that his survival -- or perhaps his demise -- rests not with his attorney, John Stone, but with a particular inmate at Rikers Island.

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Euphoria

HBO • 2019 • IMDb: 8.4
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"Euphoria" follows the troubled life of 17-year-old Rue, a drug addict fresh from rehab with no plans to stay clean. Circling in Rue's orbit are Jules, a transgender girl searching for where she belongs; Nate, a jock whose anger issues mask sexual insecurities; Chris, a football star who finds the adjustment from high school to college harder than expected; Cassie, whose sexual history continues to dog her; and Kat, a body-conscious teen exploring her sexuality. As the classmates struggle to make sense of their futures, the series tackles the teenage landscape of substance-enhanced parties and anxiety-ridden day-to-day life with empathy and candor. Series stars Zendaya as Rue Bennett, Hunter Schafer as Jules Vaughn, Jacob Elordi as Nate Jacobs, Sydney Sweeney as Cassie Howard, Alexa Demie as Madd Perez.

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Normal People

Hulu • 2020 • IMDb: 8.4
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Following Marianne and Connell, from different backgrounds but the same small town in Ireland, as they weave in and out of each other's romantic lives and start to grow up. Based on Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel, Normal People is an exquisite, modern love story about how one person can unexpectedly change another person's life and about how complicated intimacy can be. It follows Marianne and Connell over several years, as they embark on an on-again/off-again romance that starts at school and continues through college, both testing their relationship as they explore different versions of themselves. A co-production with the BBC, this 12-part adaptation of the hugely acclaimed best-selling novel by Sally Rooney comes from Lenny Abrahamson (Room, Frank). The story follows the relationship between two Irish teens (Daisy Edgar-Jones, Paul Mescal) as they leave their small town to head to college in Dublin. Abrahamson directs the first six half-hour episodes, and Hettie Macdonald handles the rest.

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Ted Lasso

Apple TV+ • 2020 • IMDb: 8.8
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Jason Sudeikis is Ted Lasso, an American football coach hired to manage a British soccer team - despite having no experience. But what he lacks in knowledge, he makes up for with optimism, underdog determination ... and biscuits. The widely acclaimed series also stars Hannah Waddingham, Brendan Hunt, Jeremy Swift, Juno Temple, Brett Goldstein, Phil Dunster and Nick Mohammed. Sarah Niles joins the cast this season as Sharon, a sports psychologist who has been brought in to work with AFC Richmond.

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The Outsider

HBO • 2020 • IMDb: 7.8
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Investigators are confounded over an unspeakable crime that's been committed. Based on Stephen King's best-selling novel of the same name, "The Outsider" begins by following an investigation which at first seems like it will be simple and straightforward but things change as it leads into the gruesome murder of a young boy by a seasoned cop. When an insidious supernatural force edges its way into the case, it leads the investigators to question everything they believe in. The character of Holly Gibney from "Mr. Mercedes" is a major character in this series.

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The long-running culinary hit returns with a season that's all about the pizza pie. From Portland to Phoenix, Italy to Japan, go inside the kitchens of chefs whose creativity elevates this ordinary dish to an art form via their unique flavors, inspiring backgrounds, and passion for creating the perfect slice.

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Industry

HBO • 2020 • IMDb: 6.9
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From first-time creators Mickey Down and Konrad Kay, the series follows a group of young graduates competing for a limited number of permanent positions at a leading international investment bank in London. Industry gives an insider's view of the black box of 'high finance’ through the eyes of an outsider - Harper Stern, a talented young woman from upstate New York. Fueled by ambition, youth, romance, and drugs, INDUSTRY examines issues of gender, race, class, and privilege in the workplace as five impressionable young minds begin to forge their identities within the pressure-cooker environment and sensory blitz of Pierpoint & Co's trading floor, where meritocracy is promised, but hierarchy is king.

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1883

Paramount+ • 2021 • IMDb: 8.8
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A prequel to "Yellowstone," "1883" follows the Dutton family as they flee poverty in Texas and embark on a journey through the Great Plains to seek a better future in Montana. Real-life couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill star as James and Margaret Dutton, while Sam Elliott portrays Shea Brennan, a tough cowboy who has sadness in his past. Other cast members include Isabel May, LaMonica Garrett and Dawn Olivieri. Billy Bob Thornton will guest star and Tom Hanks makes a cameo in a Civil War flashback scene.

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When the most important friend in her life seems to have disappeared without a trace, Elena Greco, a now-elderly woman immersed in a house full of books, turns on her computer and starts writing the story of their friendship. Based on the bestselling series by Elena Ferrante. My Brilliant Friend (Italian: L'amica geniale) is an Italian- and Neapolitan-language coming-of-age drama television series created by Saverio Costanzo for HBO, RAI and TIMvision. Named after the first of four novels in the Neapolitan Novels series by Elena Ferrante, it is set to adapt the entire literary work over four eight-episode seasons.

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Criminal Minds

Paramount+ • 2005 • IMDb: 8.1
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An elite squad of FBI profilers analyzes the country's most-twisted criminal minds, anticipating the perpetrators' next moves before they can strike again. Each member of the "mind hunter" team brings his or her expertise to pinpoint predators' motivations and identify emotional triggers to stop them. The core group includes an official profiler who is highly skilled at getting into the minds of criminals, a quirky genius, the former media liaison who manages to adeptly balance family life and the job, and a computer wizard.

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Bridgerton

Netflix • 2020 • IMDb: 7.3
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Bridgerton is a period drama series created by Chris Van Dusen and produced by Shonda Rhimes. The series based on Julia Quinn's best-selling novels, that follows the competitive world of Regency London high society. During the Regency era in England, eight close-knit siblings of the powerful Bridgerton family attempt to find love.

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Siempre Fui Yo

Disney+ • 2022 • IMDb: 4.8
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Lupe is a Mexican girl whose life takes an unexpected turn when she learns of the death of her father, El Faraón. Lupe decides to leave her native Mexico behind to travel to Cartagena to attend the funeral. She quickly realizes that nothing there is what it seems and decides to enter a music contest to be close to her father and investigate his suspicious death.

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As "The Walking Dead" universe continues to expand, the original series will be followed by a greenlit spin-off focused on the popular Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus) and Carol Peletier (Melissa McBride) characters, which will premiere in 2023 and be run by current "The Walking Dead" showrunner Angela Kang, who co-created the series with Scott M. Gimple, chief content officer of "The Walking Dead" Universe. AMC is also working with Gimple to develop a new "Tales of the Walking Dead" series, an episodic anthology with individual episodes or arcs of episodes focused on new or existing characters, backstories or other stand-alone experiences. The company, working closely with Gimple, is also developing a number of other new and innovative projects grounded in "The Walking Dead" universe.

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The series will continue the journey and love story of the Rick Grimes and Michonne characters. Lincoln and Gurira, who have been actively involved in conceiving the creative and the continuation of their characters' story, made the surprise announcement while appearing onstage as part of the final panel for The Walking Dead at Comic-Con International in San Diego. Scott M. Gimple, Chief Content Officer of The Walking Dead Universe, will serve as showrunner on the series, which will begin with six episodes in 2023. Lincoln and Gurira are both executive producers.

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The Brokenwood Mysteries

Acorn TV • 2014 • IMDb: 7.9
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Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd probes murder mysteries in a New Zealand country town. Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd is sent from Auckland to Brokenwood to investigate a local police officer. With a possible murder investigation underway that might link the two, Shepherd takes charge. After the investigation Shepherd reassesses his life and decides to stay on indefinitely, even though it means a demotion to Detective Senior Sergeant. Brokenwood is a seemingly quiet country town where Shepherd, who has an unconventional approach to police work, is assisted by local Detective Kristin Sims, who is precise and efficient at her job, to solve murders. As the series progresses the working relationship between the two moves from rocky to functional as they begin to appreciate each other's talents. Regarded by many as the New Zealand version of Midsomer Murders, this acclaimed detective series filmed amid the beautiful landscape of the country’s North returns with six feature-length, standalone mysteries featuring compelling characters, dry humor, and piquant wit. After transferring from a big city to the quiet, little, murder-ridden town of Brokenwood, Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Shepherd (Neill Rea, Go Girls) and Detective Kristin Simms (Fern Sutherland, The Almighty Johnsons) uncover more macabre goings on and investigate murderous rivalries and lethal grudges. This quirky New Zealand mystery follows DI Mike Shepherd, who arrives to the seemingly peaceful town of Brokenwood with a classic car, a country music collection, and an indeterminate number of ex-wives. His assistant, DC Kristin Sims, is a by-the-book investigator 15 years younger than her boss's car. Shepherd soon discovers that Brokenwood is full of secrets and suspicions.

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The Madame Blanc Mysteries

Acorn TV • 2021 • IMDb: 5.8
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Jean White is an antiques dealer who runs a successful business with her husband, Rory. But when he suddenly dies and leaves her nearly penniless, Jean relocates to their one remaining asset - a cottage in French antiques hub Saint Victoire - and begins investigating Rory's mysterious death.

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Terror Lake Drive

ALLBLK • 2020 • IMDb: 8
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A traveling nurse adjusts to her new living arrangements while on assignment in Terror Lake Drive: Single Black Female. Written and created by Jerry LaMothe (Blackout) and Kajuana S. Marie, the second season of the ALLBLK original series brings a new unsuspecting tenant to the mystifying lakeside apartment complex that terrorized a mother and her young son in Season 1. Last year, Terror Lake Drive was the first series greenlit to go into production amidst the COVID-19 pandemic by SAG-AFTRA and the state of Georgia - a significant feat that concluded with a successful production void of any major challenges or delays. Following a single mother from Baltimore who relocates to Atlanta in an attempt to escape her troubled past, the inaugural season starred Shannon Kane (The Originals), Malik Yoba (First Wives Club), Donielle T. Hansley Jr. (Charm City Kings), and Lamman Rucker (Greenleaf). Terror Lake Drive: Single Black Female takes place two years after the chain of events that haunted the Freeman Lake Apartments in the first season. Deja, a traveling nurse who has recently completed an assignment in Austin, Texas announces her new assignment at the recently constructed Atlanta University Hospital - much to the dismay of her friends and colleagues. Amid her housing quest, she meets an awkwardly shy and eclectic Doula named Shana, who happens to be a nursing student at the university and is seeking a roommate - single Black female preferred. Oblivious to its checkered past, Deja makes herself at home with Shana at Freeman Lake... unknowingly becoming a target of the latest eerie coincidence to inhabit the troubled apartment complex. "Since the release of the first season last November, fans have been continuously asking for a new season of Terror Lake Drive" said Brett Dismuke, general manager of ALLBLK & WEtv. "Jerry and Kajuana have created a series that keeps viewers at the edge of their seats with every psychological twist and suspenseful turn, and we're excited to share that Season 2 is on the way with even more mind-bending, jaw-dropping terror." LaMothe added, "This is an exciting climate for filmmakers of color, and so I want to thank the network for bringing us back for another highly anticipated season. The opportunity to expand Terror Lake Drive's anthology storyline and see it come to fruition with the ALLBLK family is truly special. But above all, I owe a debt of gratitude to the fans who tuned in and were vocal about us exploring the TLD universe further. The people have spoken, and fans are in for quite a thrill this upcoming season." The 7-episode second season will be directed by LaMothe, who also serves as executive producer alongside Marie, and Jumaane Ford under LaMothe's J. LaMothe Entertainment banner. Chris Bongirne and Samad Davis are tapped as producers with the deal negotiated by Albert Spevak. LaMothe is repped by Evan Anglin and Michael McConnell at Zero Gravity Management.

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Vienna Blood

PBS • • IMDb: 7.4
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Max Liebermann, a student of Sigmund Freud, helps Detective Rheinhardt in the investigation of a series of disturbing murders around the grand cafés and opera houses of 1900s Vienna.

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Halston

Netflix • 2021 • IMDb: 7.5
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His name built an empire. His style defined an era. American fashion designer Halston skyrockets to fame before his life starts to spin out of control. Ewan McGregor plays "Halston" in a new limited series premiering May 14. Netflix project also features Krysta Rodriguez as Liza Minnelli, Rory Culkin as Joel Schumacher, Rebecca Dayan as Elsa Peretti, David Pittu as Joe Eula, and Gian Franco Rodriguez as Victor Hugo at Studio 54

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