What’s Hot on TV This Week | July 22-31, 2019
Batman’s butler’s origin story. A new season of Veronica Mars after a 12-year break. A 10-episode remake of 1994’s Four Weddings and a Funeral. There is so much good stuff coming to your Netflix, Prime, Hulu, and network TV this week – here’s our list of do-not-miss shows.
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Comedy. Wednesday July 24. Comedy Central, 10:30p. New.
A peek into the day-to-day of an eclectic cast of characters in South Side Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, including two recent community college grads ready to hit the real world by storm. Shot on location in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, Comedy Central promises “an authentic look into what life on the South Side is all about.”
Sci-fi/Drama. Thursday July 25. Netflix. New.
A mysterious alien artifact has appeared on Earth, and Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica) joins a team of astronauts to search the depths of space for its origin. Well, turns alien hunting is more dangerous than we thought and they are in for one bumpy ride. Written by Aaron Martin (Killjoys), and also starring Selma Blair, Justin Chatwin, Jessica Camacho, and Tyler Hoechlin.
Reality. Thursday July 25. CNBC, 10p. New.
Real estate agent Aaron Kirman is not afraid to tell the super wealthy how he really feels about their extravagant multi-million dollar homes, and why they aren’t selling. And we love taking a peek into these excessive, unrestrained, and sometimes absurd houses.
Drama. Friday July 26. Prime Video. New.
In an alternate timeline where corrupt superheroes abuse the darker side of their celebrity and fame, a group of blue-collar tough guys (The Boys) fights back, and aim to expose the truth behind the multi-billion dollar agency that manages these superheroes. Produced by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen, starring Karl Urban, Elisabeth Shue, Chace Crawford, Jennifer Esposito, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Dominique McElligott, and Jessie T. Usher, with an appearance by Simon Pegg.
Orange Is the New Black
Drama/Comedy. Friday July 26. Netflix. Final season premiere.
OITNB is back for its final season and Netflix is being very ~cagey~ about what’s in store, even in the below preview. Will they bring closure to some of our favorite characters? Will we see the return of some old faces? We are very curious to hear how people react on Twitter to this finale.
Drama. Friday July 26. Hulu. Season 4 premiere.
No, seriously. Veronica Mars is back. The series originally premiered in 2004 on UPN, and ended in 2007 on The CW. And this week Hulu and Veronica (Kristen Bell) are picking up where we left off in this noir mystery set in Neptune, California. Excuse us while we obsess over this.
Drama. Sunday July 28. Epix, 9p. New.
1960s London. Former British soldier Alfred Pennyworth goes to work with young billionaire Thomas Wayne, alongside Martha Kane and the rest of the bat-fam. Starring Jack Bannon, Paloma Faith, Ben Aldridge, Hainsley Lloyd Bennett, Ryan Fletcher, Jason Flemyng and Polly Walker. Watch the preview to Batman’s butler’s origin story:
Lights Out With David Spade
Talk/Comedy. Monday July 29. Comedy Central 11:30p. New.
David Spade is back on television with a new talk show where he and his comedian and celeb friends talk pop culture, roundtable style. This trailer is super weird, but hey, we’ll still be watching.
Four Weddings and a Funeral
Comedy/Drama. Wednesday July 31. Hulu. New.
Mindy Kaling and Matt Warburton bring us a 10-episode remake of the classic 1994 rom-com. Nathalie Emmanuel, Brandon Mychal Smith, Rebecca Rittenhouse, and John Reynolds, star, and yes, Andie MacDowell shows up. We are planning to laugh, cry, and everything in between.
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