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Summer TV 2021: 13 Shows and Movies Heating Up Your Screen

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The weather isn’t the only thing heating up!

As society reopens following the COVID-19 lockdowns, your summer itinerary likely includes hitting the beach and the pool, checking out local patios, throwing a BBQ, and catching some rays!

But after a long day of being out and about, there’s nothing better than settling in with a good, new show. 

Thankfully, there are plenty of new shows, movies, and seasons waiting for you this summer! 

From scandalous teen dramas to psychological thrillers — there’s something for everyone to binge-watch! 

Check out our list below: 

 

Why Women Kill – June 3 (Paramount+)

In the second season, Allison Tomlan (Good Girls, Emergence) stars as Alma a meek housewife looking to join an elite garden club run by Rita Castilla (Once Upon a Time’s Lana Parilla) when she unearths a secret about her husband that flips her world upside down! 

 

In the Heights – June 11 (HBO Max)

From the man that brought you Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda does it again with a musical that celebrates New York’s mostly Puerto Rican neighborhood of Washington Heights and the lives and dreams of those living in it. Watch the first eight minutes below:

 

Kevin Can F**k Himself – June 13 (AMC)

Annie Murphy’s first post-Schitt’s Creek role is a promising one. She plays the role of a housewife perfectly, but she longs to break free from the confines of a sitcom wife and land the lead role while realizing that she wants to murder her husband. The series attempts something that’s never been done before as it alternates between “single-camera realism and multi-camera comedy.”

 

Elite – June 18 (Netflix)

Murder, mystery, sex, intrigue — Elite has it all. If you’ve seen the first three seasons, you know what to expect from the students of Las Encinas. If you haven’t, well, you’ve got some time to catch up before season 4 drops! 

 
 

Sex/Life – June 25 (Netflix)

 
Netflix’s new raunchy drama is inspired by BB Easton’s book, 44 Chapters About 4 Men. Billie is a sex-charged housewife who craves the wild days of her youth and can’t stop thinking about her former flame.
 

Gossip Girl – July 8 (HBO Max)

The series that shot Blake Lively to worldwide fame returns! Are you ready to return to the Met steps and read more tea from the private school teens? The new version of the beloved hit series taps into the role social media plays in the spread of gossip amongst NYC’s elite. We bet you’ll find yourself tuning in simply for the nostalgia factor. 

 

Fear Street: A Film Trilogy Event – July 2, 9, and 16 (Netflix)

Think of this as Halloween in July! Netflix has tapped into R.L. Stine’s novels for the three feature films, which will debut over the course of three Fridays. The movies are set in three different time periods — 1994, 1978 and 1666 — and focus on the haunted town of Shadyside, home to a spirit that possess people and forced them to commit murders. 

 

Virgin River – July 9 (Netflix)

Virgin River is a small town with lots of drama. And Mel is gearing up to find out who shot Jack in the upcoming third season, which teases “a funeral, a fire,  divorce, a hurricane, and a new romance.”

 

Schmigadoon! – July 16 (Apple TV+)

SNL’s Lorne Michaels brings together two of the greatest comics, Keegan-Michael Key and Cecily Strong, for a six-episode musical series that parodies iconic Golden Age Musicals. The duo star as a couple that goes backpacking in hopes of reviving their romance when they stumble upon a town living in a 1940s musical. The worst part? They can’t leave until they find “true love.” Other notable names include Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, Ariana DeBose, Fred Armisen, Jaime Camil, Jane Krakowski and Ann Harada.

 

Roswell, New Mexico – July 26 (The CW)

After a long hiatus, season 3 of the teen drama returns with the town still reeling from the events of last year. Per the synopsis: “From near and from far, amidst breakups, reunions, scientific advancements and the impending death of someone they hold dear, our heroes must grapple with two central questions: Who enters our lives and defines who we are? And what power do we really have over our own futures?”
 
 

Nine Perfect Strangers – August 18 (Hulu)

Is there anything Nicole Kidman can’t do? Hailing from the author who also wrote Big Little Lies, this star-studded mini-series finds nine people (Melissa McCarthy, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Shannon, Regina Hall, Samara Weaving and Manny Jacinto) who attend a health-and-wellness retreat where they find themselves “transformed,” and not in a good way. 

 

The Chair -August 27 (Netflix) 

Grey’s Anatomy’s Sandra Oh stars as Professor Ji-Yoon Kim, the first female chair of a university’s English department, in the six-episode satire. Oh also serves as executive producer alongside creator Amanda Peet. Much of the plot is being kept under wraps, but the synopsis teases that we’ll see the “trials and tribulations” of her role within the department. 

 

Only Murders in the Building – August 31 (Hulu)

If you love whodunit’s, you’re going to love the 10-part comedy starring Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez as three strangers who love crime stories and bond over a murder in their apartment complex on the Upper West Side. 

 
 
Other notable mentions: the final season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine on August 12, season 2 of Never Have I Ever, Betty, and Ted Lasso, the final season of Bosch, and Disney+’s Loki!
 
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5 TV Shows to Heat Up Your Summer

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It’s not just the weather that’s heating up. If you’ve been looking for a new show to indulge in, look no further than all the exhilarating TV shows hitting your TV screen during the summer months. 

When you’re not lounging at the pool and getting your tan on, here are 5 shows you have to watch during the summer of 2022!

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Stranger Things – May 27 (Netflix)

It was a long wait, but alas, the fourth season of Stranger Things is on the horizon. And based on the trailers, we can expect a dark and action-packed adventure that will take us to Soviet Russia, California, Hawkins, and, of course, the Upside Down. To make up for the lengthy hiatus, each episode will exceed the hour mark. 

 

Roswell, New Mexico – June 6 (The CW)

It’s time to get extraterrestrial in Roswell! The series will return for its fourth and final season in early June and test Rosa and Max’s relationship yet again. The residents of the supernatural small town will also face a number of new threats, including a bank-robbing duo named Bonnie and Clyde.

 

Ms. Marvel – June 8 (Disney+)

Iman Vellani is Kamala, a superhero fan with a creative imagination, who conjures up superpowers just like the heroes that she’s always looked up to. Early reviews as calling the series playful and relatable, while commending Maya Rudolph for her performance alongside Vellani. 

 

 

Only Murderers in the Building – June 28 (Hulu)

Mabel (Selena Gomez), Charles (Steve Martin), and Oliver (Martin Short) are back! As the prime suspects in the murder of an Arconia resident, the podcasters-turned-framed murderers are more motivated than ever to solve the mystery and unmask the true killer. Expect plenty of exciting twists, new faces, and comedic moments. 

 

Virgin River – July 20 (Netflix)

The picturesque views will draw you in, but we’re really here for answers to all those cliffhangers about Mel’s baby, Hope’s accident, Brie’s love for Mike, and much more. 

 

 

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Everything You Need to Know About Super Bowl LVI

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Everything You Need to Know About Super Bowl LVI

Who is ready for the Big Game?

It’s almost time for Super Bowl LVI, and while we don’t know for certain which teams will be facing off against each other, we do know a lot about Super Bowl Sunday that will help you with your planning efforts. 

Scroll down to find out when the Super Bowl is happening, where it’s taking place, and who will be performing at the Halftime Show!

When is 2022 Super Bowl?

Super Bowl LVI is scheduled for Sunday, February 13. 

 

What time is the 2022 Super Bowl?

The kickoff is around 6:30 p.m. ET 

 

Where will the 2022 Super Bowl be held?

It is happening at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles!

 

Who is playing in the 2022 Super Bowl?

TBD but it’s been narrowed down to four teams from the playoffs: Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Rams, San Francisco 49ers and the Cincinnati Bengals.

 

Who is performing at the Halftime Show?

The halftime performance is already creating a lot of buzz as it’s a star-studded lineup with Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar. 

 

Where can I watch the 2022 Super Bowl?

The game will be televised on NBC. You can stream it on the NBC Sports app, the Peacock app, through a Hulu Live TV subscription, or FuboTV!

 

Who won the 2021 Super Bowl?

Last year, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers took the win after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 31-9.

 


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What to Watch This Week: ‘Promised Land’ Premieres, A Trip to ‘The Gilded Age’ and More

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New week, new TV shows to add to your rotation of must-watch programming.

Hey, you don’t want to be the only one left out of the Slack “water cooler” talk, do you?

 

Monday, January 24

Promised Land – ABC

“Two Latinx families vie for wealth and power in California’s Sonoma Valley.”
 

The Gilded Age – HBO

“The Gilded Age begins in 1882 with young Marian Brook (Louisa Jacobson) moving from rural Pennsylvania to New York City after the death of her father to live with her thoroughly old-money aunts Agnes van Rhijn (Christine Baranski) and Ada Brook (Cynthia Nixon). Exposed to a world on the brink of the modern age, will Marian follow the established rules of society, or forge her own path?”

 

Tuesday, January 25

Neymar: The Perfect Chaos – NEtflix

“Beloved worldwide but also a lightening rod for criticism, Brazilian footballer Neymar da Silva Santos shares the highs and lows of his chaotic personal life and successful football career.”

 

Thursday, January 27 

grown-ish – Season 4B premiere – Freeform

The sitcom of Black-ish following Zoey as she goes to college and begins her adventure into adulthood premieres for the second half of its fourth season.

 

Friday, January 28

The Woman In the House Across the Street From the Girl In the Window  – Netflix

“Watching the world go by from her living room window, heartbroken Anna sets her sights on a handsome new neighbor until she witnesses a gruesome murder.”

Nancy Drew – The CW

With one of her loved ones lives hanging in the balance, Nancy Drew and team must prove they can stop Temperance Hudson from destroying Horseshoe Bay in the season 3 finale.


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