We’re rotating the calendar from July to August, which means blockbuster movie season is coming to an end. But on TV, things are heating up.
From the “Game of Thrones” prequel to Marvel’s latest installment, plenty of highly anticipated content is hitting streaming services this month.
So to help you cut through the noise, we’re highlighting some of the most notable new releases from top streamers like Hulu, HBO Max, Disney+ and more.
‘Industry’ Season 2 (August 1, HBO)
HBO’s surprise hit of 2020 is back for its long-awaited second season that promises even more drama in the cutthroat world of investment banking.
The Sandman (August 5, Netflix)
Author Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed comic is getting a new adaptation this month. The dark fantasy series reportedly cost up to $15 million per episode and has a cast that includes “Game of Thrones” stars Gwendoline Christie and Charles Dance.
“A League of Their Own” (August 12, Prime Video)
Thirty years after the release of the original classic film, Amazon has adapted “A League of Their Own” into an eight-episode series. Set in the 1940s, the series follows a group of women who set out to form an all-female baseball team as male players served in World War II.
‘Never Have I Ever’ Season 3 (August 12, Netflix)
Mindy Kaling’s popular high school comedy returns for its third season and will follow protagonist Devi Vishwakumar as she navigates her first relationship.
“She-Hulk: Lawyer” (August 17, Disney+)
The latest show in Marvel’s growing TV library stars Tatiana Maslany as Jennifer Walters, cousin of Bruce Banner, aka The Hulk. The nine-episode series will be a comedy in the courtroom after Walters juggles her job as a lawyer with her newly acquired superpowers.
“House of the Dragon” (August 21, HBO)
Just over three years after ‘Game of Thrones’ aired its final episode, HBO is back with a prequel series it hopes will build on the popularity that made the original the biggest show ever. televised. “House of the Dragon” is set 300 years before the events of the original series and chronicles the fall of House Targaryen. If the recently released trailer is any indication, there’s no shortage of dragons.
“The Patient” (August 30, FX, Hulu)
From the creators of the critically acclaimed ‘The Americans’ series, ‘The Patient’ stars Steve Carrell as a therapist held prisoner by a serial killer (played by ‘Star Wars’ star Domhnall Gleeson) who wants to rein in his murderous impulses.
‘Andor’ (August 31, Disney+)