HBO Programming Overview for January 2021

Sucession, Betty, Gentleman Jack, Euphoria, His Dark Materials, Axios, The Gilded Cage and more set for HBO


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30 COINS (Drama Series)

Synopsis: This eight-episode drama series produced by HBO Europe in Spain introduces viewers to a world where nothing is as it seems, and nobody can be trusted. Father Vergara (Eduard Fernández) is an exorcist, boxer and ex-convict who is exiled by the church to be the priest of a remote town in Spain. He wants to forget and be forgotten, but his enemies will soon find him. Strange things begin to happen, and an unlikely task force of Mayor Paco (Miguel Ángel Silvestre) and local vet Elena (Megan Montaner) seek the truth, while reality is distorted by a cursed coin at the heart of a global conspiracy.

Cast: Eduard Fernández, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Megan Montaner

Credits: 30 COINS is directed by Álex de la Iglesia and co-written by Álex de la Iglesia and Jorge Guerricaechevarría. Executive Producers for HBO Europe are Steve Matthews, Miguel Salvat and Antony Root. Álex de la Iglesia and Carolina Bang are Executive Producers for Pokeepsie Films. The series was produced with participation from HBO Latin America and production services for the series were provided by Pokeepsie Films.

Status: Debuts January 4.

TIGER (Two-Part Documentary)

Synopsis: This two-part documentary illuminates in sweeping scope and vast detail the rise, fall, and epic comeback of global icon Tiger Woods. Using Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian’s best-selling book Tiger Woods as a resource, the two-part series is driven by never-before-seen footage and revealing interviews with those who know Tiger best.

Credits: The HBO Sports presentation is produced by Jigsaw Productions in association with Our Time Projects; directed by Matthew Heineman and Matthew Hamachek; executive produced by Alex Gibney, Stacey Offman, Richard Perello, Sam Pollard, Armen Keteyian, and Jeff Benedict. Produced by Trevor Davidoski and Jenna Millman. For HBO: executive producer Bentley Weiner.

Status: Debuts January 10.

PAINTING WITH JOHN (Unscripted Series)

Synopsis: Part meditative tutorial, part fireside chat, each episode of PAINTING WITH JOHN finds cult favorite musician, actor, director and painter, John Lurie. ensconced at his work table, where he hones his intricate watercolor techniques and shares his reflections on what he’s learned about life. Combining stunning images of Lurie’s paintings, original music, and irreverent point of view on tapping into your childlike artist side, his overall ambivalence toward fame, and more, the series reminds us to prioritize a little time every day for creativity and fun.

Credits: Written and directed by John Lurie; executive producers, Adam McKay, Todd Schulman; co-producer, Matt Dwyer; photographed and edited by Erik Mockus.

Status: Debuts January 22.

EUPHORIA: F*ck Anyone Who’s Not a Sea Blob (Special Episode)

Synopsis: The second special episode follows Jules (played by Hunter Schafer) over the Christmas holiday as she reflects on the year.

Cast: Hunter Schafer

Credits: Sam Levinson (Director, Co-Writer), Hunter Schafer (Co-Executive Producer, Co-Writer)

Status: The second of the two special episodes debuts January 24.



Synopsis: Lord Asriel has opened a bridge to a new world, and, distraught over the death of her best friend, Lyra follows Asriel into the unknown. In a strange and mysterious abandoned city she meets Will, a boy from our world who is also running from a troubled past. Lyra and Will learn their destinies are tied to reuniting Will with his father but find their path is constantly thwarted as a war begins to brew around them. Meanwhile, Mrs. Coulter searches for Lyra, determined to bring her home by any means necessary.

Cast: Series regulars include Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, Lin-Manuel Miranda, James McAvoy, Clarke Peters, James Cosmo, Anne-Marie Duff, Will Keen and Ariyon Bakare. Voice cast includes Helen McCrory, David Suchet, Cristela Alonzo, Kit Connor, Brian Fisher and Joe Tandberg.

Credits: Produced by Bad Wolf in association with New Line Cinema for BBC One and HBO. Executive producing the series are Jane Tranter, Dan McCulloch, Joel Collins and Julie Gardner for Bad Wolf; Philip Pullman, Jack Thorne, Tom Hooper; Deborah Forte, Toby Emmerich and Carolyn Blackwood for New Line Cinema; and Ben Irving and Piers Wenger for the BBC.

Status: Season 2 debuted November 16.


Synopsis: Winner of 34 Sports Emmys®, and the only sports show to receive four Columbia University-duPont broadcast journalism awards, this monthly magazine program explores issues, controversies and personalities in the sports world with provocative reports.

Cast: Host Bryant Gumbel is joined by correspondents Mary Carillo, Jon Frankel, Bernard Goldberg, Andrea Kremer, Soledad O’Brien and David Scott.

Credits: Executive Producer, Joe Perskie.

Status: Season 26 began January 28, 2020.


Synopsis: From HBO Sports and Uninterrupted, the digital media company of LeBron James and Maverick Carter, this unscripted series is set in a barbershop, which for many provides a sanctuary for spirited, free-flowing conversation. The high-energy, fast-paced program offers unfiltered conversation and debate with some of the biggest names in sports, music, culture and entertainment.

Cast: LeBron James and Maverick Carter

Credits: Executive produced by LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Peter Nelson, Rick Bernstein and Devin Johnson; directed by Robert Alexander; supervising producer, Bentley Weiner; director of photography, Brandon Riley; created by Paul Rivera and Randy Mims; operations producer, Holly Peterman.

Status: Currently airing new editions.

AXIOS (News Documentary Series)

Synopsis: The news-breaking documentary series will continue to work with Axios journalists to cover it all – politics, business, technology – and share insight on other big topics shaping the future. Co-founded in 2016 by Mike Allen, Jim VandeHei and Roy Schwartz, Axios is known for its headline-generating interviews, illuminating coverage and trustworthy insight delivered with “smart brevity.”

Credits: Directed and produced by Emmy® winner Matthew O’Neill and Perri Peltz.

Status: The show is currently in its third season.


THE LADY AND THE DALE (Documentary Series)

Synopsis: This documentary series explores an audacious 1970s auto scam centered around a mysterious entrepreneur. The series tells the story of Elizabeth Carmichael, who rose to prominence when she released a fuel-efficient three-wheeled vehicle during the 1970s gas crisis. As she wins over major carmakers and investors, a web of mystery unfolds regarding the car’s technology and Carmichael’s surprising past.

Credits: Mark and Jay Duplass executive produce, along with Mel Eslyn, through their production company Duplass Brothers Productions. Andre Gaines, Allen Bain, Nick Cammilleri, Alana Carithers and Zackary Drucker will also serve as executive producers.

Status: Debuting in 2021.

BEARTOWN (Drama Series)

Synopsis: This five-episode drama series from Sweden, explores the hopes that bring a small community together, the secrets that tear it apart, the courage it takes for an individual to go against the group and the consequences of how we raise our children. With a small-town Swedish junior ice-hockey team having a shot at winning the national semi-finals, all the dreams of the locals now rest on the shoulders of a handful of teenage boys. This heavy burden becomes the catalyst for a violent act that will leave a young girl traumatized and a town in turmoil. Accusations are made, and like ripples on a pond, they travel through Beartown, leaving no resident unaffected.

Cast: Ulf Stenberg, Aliette Opheim, Tobias Zilliacus, Miriam Ingrid, Oliver Dufaker

Credits: BEARTOWN is based on the bestselling novel of the same name, written by Swedish author Fredrik Backman. Directed by Peter Grönlund. Screenwriters, Anders Weidemann, Antonia Pyk and Linn Gottfridsson. Producers for Filmlance International (part of Banijay), Bonnie Skoog Feeney and Mattias Arehn. Hanne Palmquist, Steve Matthews and Antony Root executive producers for HBO Europe. Fredrik Backman executive produces. The series is produced by Filmlance, part of Banijay.

Status: Debuting in 2021.

MARE OF EASTTOWN (Limited Drama Series)

Synopsis: Kate Winslet executive produces and stars in this limited series as a small-town Pennsylvania detective who investigates a local murder as her life crumbles around her.

Cast: Kate Winslet, Julianne Nicholson, Jean Smart, Angourie Rice, Evan Peters, Cailee Spaeny, David Denman, John Douglas Thompson, Patrick Murney, Ben Miles, James McArdle, Sosie Bacon, Joe Tippett and Neal Huff.

Credits: An HBO co-production with wiip; creator/writer/showrunner/executive producer, Brad Ingelsby; directors/executive producers, Craig Zobel and Gavin O’Connor; executive producer, Gordon Gray through Mayhem Pictures; executive producer, Paul Lee through wiip; executive producer, Mark Roybal through wiip; executive producer, Kate Winslet.

Status: Debuting in 2021

SEEN & HEARD (Two-Part Documentary)

Synopsis: This two-part documentary explores the history of Black television as seen through the eyes of trailblazers who wrote, produced, created and starred in groundbreaking series of the past and present. The documentary will offer cultural commentary about representation in black storytelling and feature interviews with actors, showrunners, writers, celebrities and other notable influencers as well as verité-driven segments and inventive use of archival material.

Credits: Produced and directed by award-winning documentarian Phil Bertelsen, and executive produced by Issa Rae and Montrel McKay of Issa Rae Productions, the Peabody and Emmy®-nominated team at 3 Arts Entertainment, including Jonathan Berry and David Becky, and by the Peabody and Emmy-award winning team at Ark Media, including Rachel Dretzin and Esther Dere.

THE WHITE LOTUS (Limited Series)

Synopsis: A social satire set at an exclusive tropical resort, this limited series follows the exploits of various guests and employees over the span of a week.

Cast: Murray Bartlett, Connie Britton, Jennifer Coolidge, Alexandra Daddario, Fred Hechinger, Jake Lacy, Brittany O'Grady, Natasha Rothwell, Sydney Sweeney, Steve Zahn. Recurring guest stars: Molly Shannon, Jon Gries, Jolene Purdy, Kekoa Kekumano, Lukas Gage.

Credits: Created, written and directed by Mike White; executive produced by White, David Bernad and Nick Hall; co-executive produced by Mark Kamine.

Status: In production.

THE NEVERS (Drama Series)

Synopsis: In the last years of Victoria’s reign, London is beset by the “Touched”: people - mostly women - who suddenly manifest abnormal abilities - some charming, some very disturbing. Among them are Amalia True (Laura Donnelly), a mysterious, quick-fisted widow, and Penance Adair (Ann Skelly), a brilliant young inventor. They are the champions of this new underclass, making a home for the Touched, while fighting the forces of… well, pretty much all the forces - to make room for those whom history as we know it has no place.

Cast: Starring Laura Donnelly, Ann Skelly, Olivia Williams, James Norton, Tom Riley, Rochelle Neil, Eleanor Tomlinson, Amy Manson, Pip Torrens, Denis O’Hare, Zackary Momoh, Elizabeth Berrington, Kiran Sawar, Nick Frost and Ben Chaplin.

Credits: THE NEVERS is created and executive produced by Joss Whedon; executive producers, Bernadette Caulfield, Ilene S. Landress, Doug Petrie and Jane Espenson.

Status: Debuting in 2021.

IN TREATMENT (Drama Series)

Synopsis: This Emmy®-winning drama series is returning for a fourth season on HBO with Uzo Aduba set to star. The reimagining of the series brings a diverse trio of patients in session with the observant, empathetic Dr. Brooke Lawrence (Aduba) while she wrestles with her own issues in this half-hour drama series.

Cast: Uzo Aduba, Anthony Ramos. Additional cast to be announced.

Credits: IN TREATMENT is produced by HBO Entertainment; executive producers Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg, Hagai Levi, Jennifer Schuur, Joshua Allen and Melissa Bernstein; Joanne Toll and Noa Tishby serve as co-executive producers. IN TREATMENT is produced in association with Leverage, Closest to the Hole Productions and Sheleg.

Status: Debuting in 2021.

THE GILDED AGE (Drama Series)

Synopsis: The American Gilded Age was a period of immense economic change, of huge fortunes made and lost, and the rise of disparity between old money and new. Against this backdrop of change, the story begins in 1882 - introducing young Marian Brook, the orphaned daughter of a Union general, who moves into the New York City home of her thoroughly old money aunts Agnes van Rhijn and Ada Brook. Accompanied by Peggy Scott, an accomplished African-American woman, Marian inadvertently becomes enmeshed in a social war between one of her aunts, a scion of the old money set, and her stupendously rich neighbors, a ruthless railroad tycoon and his ambitious wife, George and Bertha Russell. In this exciting new world that is on the brink of the modern age, will Marian follow the established rules of society, or forge her own path?

Cast: Series regulars include Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, Carrie Coon, Morgan Spector, Denée Benton, Louisa Jacobson, Taissa Farmiga, Blake Ritson, Simon Jones, Harry Richardson, Thomas Cocquerel and Jack Gilpin. Special guest stars include Jeanne Tripplehorn. Additional cast to be announced.

Credits: Creator/writer/executive producer, Julian Fellowes; executive producer, Gareth Neame; director/executive producer, Michael Engler; executive producer, David Crockett; director/executive producer Salli Richardson-Whitfield; Writer/Co-Executive Producer Sonja Warfield

Status: Currently in production.


Synopsis: Based on George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood, this “Game of Thrones” prequel co-created by George R.R. Martin and Ryan Condal, which is set 300 years before the events of “Game of Thrones,” tells the story of House Targaryen.

Cast: Paddy Considine, Olivia Cooke, Matt Smith and Emma D’Arcy, additional cast to be announced.

Credits: Co-created by George R.R. Martin and Ryan Condal. Miguel Sapochnik and Ryan Condal will partner as showrunners and will also serve as executive producers along with George R.R. Martin and Vince Gerardis.

Status: The series has been given a ten-episode series order.


Synopsis: An adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s classic series, Scenes from a Marriage, that re-examines the show’s iconic depiction of love, hatred, desire, monogamy, marriage and divorce through the lens of a contemporary American couple.

Cast: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain

Credits: Written, directed and executive produced by Hagai Levi; Executive produced by Amy Herzog, Michael Ellenberg, Lars Blomgren, Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, Daniel Bergman and Blair Breard.

Status: In production.

LANDSCAPERS (Limited Series)

Synopsis: Inspired by real events, the drama explores the lives of convicted killers Susan and Christopher Edwards and asks how this devoted and mild-mannered couple came to kill Susan’s parents and bury them in the back garden of their Mansfield home, in a crime that remained undiscovered for over a decade. This blackly comic, narratively playful true crime drama is based on extensive research, hours of interviews and direct access to the accused, who have always protested their innocence of murder.

Cast: Olivia Colman, additional cast to be announced.

Credits: Produced by Sister, in association with South of the River Pictures for HBO and Sky. Executive producers for Sister are Jane Featherstone and Chris Fry; executive producers for South of the River Pictures are Ed Sinclair and Olivia Colman; written by Ed Sinclair; directed by Will Sharpe; produced by Katie Carpenter.

THE BABY (Series)

Synopsis: Terrifying and darkly comic THE BABY gleefully deconstructs the “joy of motherhood,” exploring the powerful anxiety of whether or not to have children, questioning who gets to choose “motherhood” and who doesn’t.

Cast: To be announced.

Credits: The eight-episode first season will be produced by SISTER and Proverbial Pictures and Executive Produced by Jane Featherstone, Carolyn Strauss, Naomi de Pear, Katie Carpenter and Siân Robins-Grace. Joining the female-led creative team as producer is Lucy Gaymer. The series is a co-production between HBO and Sky and will be filmed in the UK in 2021.


Synopsis: This fast-break series chronicles the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of sports’ most revered and dominant dynasties — a team that defined its era, both on and off the court.

Cast: John C. Reilly, Jason Clarke, Quincy Isaiah, Solomon Hughes, Gaby Hoffmann, Hadley Robinson, DeVaughn Nixon, Molly Gordon, Rob Morgan, Spencer Garrett, Kirk Bovill, Delante Desouza, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Tamera Tomakili and Joey Brooks.

Credits: Pilot director, executive producer, Adam McKay (for Hyperobject Industries); Executive producer, Kevin Messick (for Hyperobject Industries); Writer/executive producer, Max Borenstein; Co-writer of story/executive producer, Jim Hecht; Executive producers, Jason Shuman, Scott Stephens and Rodney Barnes. Based on Jeff Pearlman’s book “Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s.”


Synopsis: An intricate and magical love story, adapted by Steven Moffat from the much loved novel by Audrey Niffenegger, this series tells the story of Clare and Henry, and a marriage with a problem... time travel.

Cast: To be announced.

Credits: Executive producer/writer, Steven Moffat; Executive producers, Sue Vertue and Brian Minchin; Based on the novel by Audrey Niffenegger; Production Companies: Hartswood Films in association with Warner Bros. Television.

OSLO (Film)

Synopsis: Adapted from the Tony Award-winning play of the same name, the film is based on a true story of negotiations between implacable enemies — the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian couple that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords.

Cast: Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott, Salim Dau, Waleed Zuaiter, Jeff Wilbusch, Igal Naor, Dov Glickman, Rotem Keinan, Itzik Cohen, Tobias Zilliacus and Sasson Gabai.

Credits: Executive produced by Steven Spielberg and Kristie Macosko Krieger of DreamWorks Pictures, David Litvak of Bold Films, and Marc Platt; Writer/co-executive producer, J.T. Rogers; Director/co-executive producer, Bartlett Sher; Co-executive producer, Cambra Overend; Producer, Mark Taylor; Producers for Marc Platt Productions, Jared LeBoff and Adam Siegel; Producers for Bold Films, Michel Litvak, Gary Michael Walters, and Svetlana Metkina.

Status: In production. Debuting in 2021.


INDUSTRY (Drama Series)

Synopsis: 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 blackbox of “high finance” through the eyes of an outsider, Harper Stern (Herrold), a talented young woman from upstate New York. Following a group of young grads fueled by ambition, youth, romance and drugs, the series examines issues of gender, race, class, and privilege in the workplace as these 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.

Cast: Myha’la Herrold, Marisa Abela, Harry Lawtey, David Jonsson, Nabhaan Rizwan, Conor MacNeill, Freya Mavor, Will Tudor and Ken Leung.

Credits: INDUSTRY is created and executive produced by Mickey Down and Konrad Kay; Executive produced by Jane Tranter, Lachlan MacKinnon, Ryan Rasmussen, David P. Davis and by Ben Irving for BBC; Co-Executive produced by Ed Lilly; Produced by Lee Thomas. Produced for HBO / BBC by Bad Wolf. Writers include Konrad Kay, Mickey Down, Sam H. Freeman and Kate Verghese. Directors include Lena Dunham, Ed Lilly, Tinge Krishnan, Mary Nighy.

Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.


Synopsis: This weekly live show is devoted to news and comedy, allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues. Editions debut Fridays at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT).

Cast: Bill Maher hosts.

S18 Credits: The executive producers of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER are Bill Maher, Sheila Griffiths, Marc Gurvitz, Dean Johnsen, Billy Martin; co-executive producer, Chris Kelly; producer, Matt Wood; associate producers, Chelsea Braun, Miles Leicher, Joaquin Torres; director, Paul Casey.

Status: Season 19 debuts January 15. Series has been renewed through 2022.

THE VOW PART TWO (Documentary Series)

Synopsis: The HBO documentary series THE VOW will continue with a second installment of episodes, to air in 2021. Set against the backdrop of the federal trial of The United States against Keith Raniere, THE VOW Part Two will offer an exclusive view into Raniere's innermost circle. It delves into the stories of NXIVM’s top leadership in the US and Mexico, and into powerful, intimate stories of DOS members. Part Two follows the legal and emotional journeys of the group’s founders, supporters and defectors as new evidence and stunning revelations come to light while federal prosecutors and defense attorneys battle for opposing views of justice in a case caught in the national spotlight.

Credits: The Emmy®-winning, Academy Award nominated team of Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer will again direct and executive produce.

Status: Part Two will debut in 2021.


Synopsis: Originally debuting on HBO in 2001 and presenting 100 episodes to date, the series stars “Seinfeld” co-creator Larry David as an over-the-top version of himself in an unsparing but tongue-in-cheek depiction of his fictionalized life. The comedy series continues to prove how seemingly trivial details of one's day-to-day life – a cold cup of coffee, a stained shirt, a missing toothbrush – can precipitate a chain of misfortune to hilarious effect.

Cast: Larry David, Susie Essman, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Richard Lewis, J.B. Smoove and Ted Danson.

S11 Credits: The series is created by Larry David; executive producers, Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Jeff Schaffer, Gavin Polone; co-executive producer, Laura Streicher; consulting producer, Jon Hayman.

Status: The series has been renewed for an 11th season.

SUCCESSION (Drama Series)

Synopsis: Ambushed by his rebellious son Kendall at the end of Season 2, Logan Roy begins Season 3 in a perilous position. Scrambling to secure familial, political, and financial alliances, tensions rise as a bitter corporate battle threatens to turn into a family civil war. The second season won a total of 7 Emmys® including Outstanding Drama Series.

S3 Cast: Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Alan Ruck, Nicholas Braun, Matthew Macfadyen, Peter Friedman, J. Smith Cameron, Dagmara Dominczyk, Justine Lupe, David Rasche, Fisher Stevens, Hiam Abbass and Arian Moayed.

S3 Credits: Created by Jesse Armstrong; executive produced by Jesse Armstrong, Adam McKay, Frank Rich, Kevin Messick, Jane Tranter, Mark Mylod, Tony Roche, Scott Ferguson, Jon Brown and Will Ferrell. Jesse Armstrong serves as showrunner.

Status: Season three is currently in production.


Synopsis: This comedy series tells the story of a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work.

S1 Cast: John Goodman, Danny McBride, Edi Patterson, Adam Devine, Cassidy Freeman, Tony Cavalero, Tim Baltz and GregAlan Williams star.

S1 Credits: Executive producer, creator, writer, director, Danny McBride; executive producer, director, Jody Hill; executive producer, director, David Gordon Green.

Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.

BARRY (Comedy Series)

Synopsis: This dark comedy stars Emmy® winner Bill Hader in the title role. Desperate to leave his violent past behind, Barry is attempting to untangle himself from the world of contract killing and fully immerse himself in acting. But while he has eliminated many of the external factors that pushed him towards violence, Barry soon discovers they weren’t the only forces at play.

S2 Cast: Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg, Anthony Carrigan and Emmy® winner Henry Winkler also star.

S2 Credits: Created by Alec Berg & Bill Hader; executive produced by Bill Hader and Alec Berg.

Status: The series has been renewed for a third season.

EUPHORIA (Drama Series)

Synopsis: This drama series follows a group of high school students as they navigate drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship.

Cast: Zendaya leads an ensemble cast that also includes Maude Apatow, Angus Cloud, Eric Dane, Alexa Demie, Jacob Elordi, Barbie Ferreira, Nika King, Storm Reid, Hunter Schafer, Algee Smith and Sydney Sweeney.

Credits: Augustine Frizzell directed and co-executive produced the pilot. All episodes written by Sam Levinson, who also serves as executive producer. Executive producers also include Drake, Future the Prince, Ravi Nandan, Kevin Turen, Hadas Mozes Lichtenstein, Ron Leshem, Daphna Levin, Tmira Yardeni, Mirit Toovi, Yoram Mokadi and Gary Lennon. Produced in partnership with A24 and based on the Israeli series of the same name from HOT, which was created by Ron Leshem and Daphna Levin.

Status: The series has been renewed for a second season. The series will return with two special episodes, with the first debuting December 6.

INSECURE (Comedy Series)

Synopsis: A new season that finds our favorite characters evaluating their relationships, new and old, in an effort to figure out who and what comes with them in the next phase of their lives.
S4 Cast: Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Jay Ellis, Natasha Rothwell, Amanda Seales, Kendrick Sampson, Alexander Hodge

S4 Credits: Created by Issa Rae & Larry Wilmore; executive produced by Issa Rae, Prentice Penny, Melina Matsoukas, Michael Rotenberg, Dave Becky, Jonathan Berry, Amy Aniobi and Jim Kleverweis; co-executive producers, Laura Kittrell and Phil Augusta Jackson.

Status: The series has been renewed for a fifth season.


Synopsis: The only weekly news-oriented comedy series to be presented on Sunday night, this series takes a satirical look at news, politics and current events. Taped in New York a few hours before it debuts, the Emmy®-winning show features Oliver’s topical commentary on the previous week’s events, as well as addressing broader issues.

Cast: John Oliver hosts.

S6 Credits: Executive producers, John Oliver, Tim Carvell, Liz Stanton, Jon Thoday and James Taylor; director, Paul Pennolino. Writers, John Oliver, Tim Carvell, Daniel O’Brien, Owen Parsons, Charlie Redd, Joanna Rothkopf, Chrissy Shackelford, Ben Silva, Seena Vali, Mark Kramer, Johnathan Appel and Liz Hynes.

Status: Series has been renewed through 2023.

WESTWORLD (Drama Series)

Synopsis: This Emmy®-winning one-hour drama series is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the birth of a new form of life on Earth.

Cast: Confirmed season three cast includes returning stars Evan Rachel Wood, Emmy® winner Thandie Newton, Ed Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Luke Hemsworth, Simon Quarterman, and new cast members Aaron Paul, Vincent Cassel, Lena Waithe, Scott Mescudi, Marshawn Lynch, John Gallagher Jr., Michael Ealy, and Tommy Flanagan.

S3 Credits: Created for television by Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy, who are executive producers with J.J. Abrams, Athena Wickham, Richard J. Lewis, Ben Stephenson, and Denise Thé. Production companies: Kilter Films and Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television; based on the film written by Michael Crichton.

Status: The series has been renewed for a fourth season.

HARD KNOCKS (Sports Series)

Synopsis: With the launch of HARD KNOCKS: TRAINING CAMP WITH THE BALTIMORE RAVENS in the summer of 2001, HBO Sports and NFL Films developed not only a ground-breaking prime-time franchise but, in the process, created a category of programming in what has become known as “sports reality television.” The multi-part series redefined the terms “all-access” and “fastest turnaround time,” capturing the imagination of both the hardcore NFL fan and the casual sports and entertainment viewer.

Credits: The HBO Sports presentation is produced in association with NFL Films; senior coordinating producer Ken Rodgers; For HBO: executive producer Jonathan Crystal.

Status: 20th anniversary season premieres summer 2021; Team TBA

PERRY MASON (Drama Series)

Synopsis: 1931, Los Angeles. While the rest of the country struggles from the Great Depression, this city is booming! Oil! Olympic Games! Talking Pictures! Evangelical Fervor! And a child kidnapping gone very, very wrong! Based on characters created by Erle Stanley Gardner, this new series follows the origins of American fiction’s most legendary criminal defense lawyer, Perry Mason (Matthew Rhys). When the case of the decade breaks down his door, Mason’s relentless pursuit of the truth reveals a fractured city and just maybe, a pathway to redemption for himself.

Cast: Matthew Rhys, Tatiana Maslany and John Lithgow star. The cast also includes Chris Chalk, Shea Whigham, Nate Corddry, Veronica Falcon, Jefferson Mays, Gayle Rankin, Lili Taylor, Juliet Rylance, Andrew Howard, Robert Patrick, and Stephen Root.

Credits: Executive producers for Team Downey, Robert Downey Jr., Susan Downey, Amanda Burrell; writer/showrunner/executive producer, Ron Fitzgerald; executive producer, Joe Horacek; writer/showrunner/executive producer, Rolin Jones; director/executive producer, Tim Van Patten; co-executive producer Aida Rodgers; star/producer, Matthew Rhys.

Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.


Synopsis: Based on Elena Ferrante’s second book of her four-part series, this season follows Elena and Lila’s journey into adulthood as they weather romance, heartbreak, success and betrayal.

S2 Cast: Series regulars include Elisa Del Genio, Ludovica Nasti, Margherita Mazzucco and Gaia Girace.

S2 Credits: An HBO, Rai Fiction series, produced by Lorenzo Mieli and Mario Gianani for The Apartment and Wildside, both part of Fremantle, and by Domenico Procacci for Fandango, in collaboration with Rai Fiction, In collaboration with HBO Entertainment, In co-production with Mowe and Umedia. Internationally distributed by Fremantle in collaboration with Rai Com; executive producers, Lorenzo Mieli, Mario Gianani, Domenico Procacci, Paolo Sorrentino, Jennifer Schuur, Elena Recchia, Guido De Laurentiis. Based on Elena Ferrante’s bestselling book of the same name, which is the second of her four-part series published in the U.S. by Europa Editions.

Status: The series has been renewed for a third season.

AVENUE 5 (Comedy Series)

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Synopsis: This space tourism comedy is set 40 years in the future, when the solar system is everyone’s oyster. With Hugh Laurie as the captain, nothing can go wrong.

S1 Cast: Josh Gad, Zach Woods, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Rebecca Front, Lenora Crichlow, Suzy Nakamura and Ethan Phillips also star.

S1 Credits: Executive producer, creator, Armando Iannucci; executive producer, Kevin Loader; executive producer, Simon Blackwell; executive producer, Tony Roche; executive producer, Will Smith.

Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.

WE’RE HERE (Unscripted Series)

Synopsis: This Emmy-nominated unscripted series recruits local residents across small-town America to participate in a one-night-only drag show. In each episode, renowned drag queens Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara and Shangela Laquifa Wadley visit a different small town to inspire and teach their own “drag daughters” to step outside their comfort zone for a night of no-holds-barred, full-on drag.

S1 Cast: Caldwell Tidicue (Bob the Drag Queen), David Huggard (Eureka O’Hara) and D.J. Pierce (Shangela)

S1 Credits: Created and executive produced by Stephen Warren and Johnnie Ingram; directed and executive produced by Peter LoGreco; executive produced by Eli Holzman & Aaron Saidman for Industrial Media’s The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC). Caldwell Tidicue (Bob the Drag Queen), David Huggard (Eureka O’Hara) and D.J. Pierce (Shangela) serve as consulting producers.

Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.

BETTY (Series)

Synopsis: Based on Crystal Moselle’s critically acclaimed feature Skate Kitchen, this six-episode half-hour series follows a diverse group of young women navigating their lives through the predominantly male-oriented world of skateboarding, set against the backdrop of New York City.

S2 Cast: Stars Dede Lovelace, Moonbear, Nina Moran, Ajani Russell, and Rachelle Vinberg, who all starred in the original film.

S2 Credits: Directed by Crystal Moselle; executive produced by Moselle, Igor Srubshchik, Alliah Sophia Mourad, Jason Weinberg, and Annie Schmidt.

Status:The series has been renewed for a second season.


Synopsis: From Sally Wainwright, this series tells a remarkable and unlikely love story, set in the complex, changing world of 1832 Halifax, the cradle of the industrial revolution. Starring Suranne Jones, it focuses on landowner Anne Lister and her determination to change the fate of Shibden Hall, her faded ancestral home, by re-opening the coal mines and marrying well. The charismatic, single-minded, swashbuckling Lister – who dresses head-to-toe in black and charms her way into high society – has no intention of marrying a man. Every part of the story is based in historical fact, recorded in the four million words of the real-life Anne Lister’s diaries, which contain the most intimate details of her life, once hidden in a secret code that is now broken.

S1 Cast: Suranne Jones, Sophie Rundle, Katherine Kelly, Sofie Gråbøl, Derek Riddell, Veronica Clifford, Sylvia Syms, Brendan Patricks, Caspar Phillipson, Polly Maberly, Lucy Black, Stephanie Hyam, Dino Fetscher, Rupert Vansittart, Michael Xavier, Gemma Whelan, Timothy West, Gemma Jones, Stephanie Cole, Peter Davison, Amelia Bullmore, Vincent Franklin, Shaun Dooley, Joe Armstrong and Rosie Cavaliero.

S1 Credits: Creator/writer/director Sally Wainwright executive produces along with Faith Penhale and Piers Wenger. Produced by Lookout Point for BBC One, and co-produced with HBO.

Status: Season two is currently in production.


Synopsis: This narrative series is set in a limitless magical reality full of dynamic, hilarious characters and celebrity guests. The show presents sketches performed by a core cast of black women, including Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis and Quinta Brunson.

S1 Cast: Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis and Quinta Brunson.

S1 Credits:Creator/executive producer/writer/star, Robin Thede; executive producer, Issa Rae for Issa Rae Productions; executive producers, Dave Becky, Jonathan Berry for 3 Arts Entertainment; executive producers, Tony Hernandez, Brooke Posch for JAX Media; head writer/co-executive producer: Lauren Ashley Smith; producers, Deniese Davis, Montrel McKay for Issa Rae Productions; producer, John Skidmore for JAX Media.

Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.

LOS ESPOOKYS (Comedy Series)

Synopsis: This primarily Spanish-language (with English subtitles) comedy series follows a group of friends who turn their love for horror into a peculiar business, providing horror to those who need it, in a dreamy Latin American country where the strange and eerie are just part of daily life.

S1 Cast: Ana Fabrega, Julio Torres, Cassandra Ciangherotti and Bernardo Velasco star as Los Espookys, with José Pablo Minor and recurring guest star Fred Armisen.

S1 Credits: Created by Fred Armisen & Ana Fabrega & Julio Torres; executive produced by Fred Armisen and Lorne Michaels, along with Broadway Video’s Andrew Singer and Alice Mathias.

Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.


Synopsis: This innovative series explores evergreen cultural idioms such as patriarchy, white supremacy and sensuality from a new, thought-provoking perspective. A fluid, stream-of-consciousness response to the contemporary American mediascape, each episode features a handful of interconnected vignettes, showcasing an ensemble cast of emerging and established talent.

S1 Cast: Terence Nance, guests TBA.

S1 Credits: Created by Terence Nance; written and directed by Terence Nance; executive producers, Terence Nance, Tamir Muhammad, Jamund Washington, Kishori Rajan, Kelley Robins Hicks, Chanelle Aponte Pearson, Ravi Nandan and John Hodges. MVMT is producing the series in association with A24.

Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.

Source Warner Media

December 31, 2020 2:00pm ET by Pressparty  


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