As we transition into summer, the compelling television continues starting with Hulu original series, Love, Victor (No. 1). Inspired by the 2018 film, Love, Simon, the romantic dramedy shares Victor’s challenges and self-discovery as he adjusts to a new high school and struggles with his sexual orientation. The teen drama arrives on June 19th.
Next, HBO has an exciting month ahead with Perry Mason (No. 2) and I May Destroy You (No. 5). Perry Mason follows a down-and-out criminal defense lawyer in 1930’s Los Angeles. Matthew Rhys and Tatiana Maslany star in the limited drama, based on the stories by Erie Stanley Gardner, which premieres on June 21st. Meanwhile, June 7th brings a new series from Chewing Gum creator, Michaela Coel. Coel stars in I May Destroy You as Arabella who, after being sexually assaulted in a nightclub, must question and rebuild every aspect of her life.
Coming in at No. 3 is fantasy thriller, Curon. When a woman returns to her hometown in Northern Italy and mysteriously vanishes, her teenage children discover secrets behind the village’s facade. The Italian Netflix series drops on June 10th.
Our new category comes to an end with the long-awaited action-adventure, Alex Rider (No. 4). Based on the best-selling book franchise by Anthony Horowitz, the adaptation tells the story of a reluctant London teenager who is recruited by the British MI6 to infiltrate a remote boarding school for the ultra-rich. Alex Rider will be released through Amazon Prime UK on June 4th.
Netflix takes control over the returning category as all five entries belong to Netflix originals! The series finale of 13 Reason Why (No. 1) earns the top slot as the Senior class at Liberty High School prepare for graduation. Before they can say ‘goodbye,’ they’ll have to keep a dangerous secret buried. Season 4 will be available to binge on June 5th.
Secondly, "the final cycle ends” in the upcoming third season of Dark. The German drama’s last season will continue to untangle the cliffhanger that left Jonas pulled into another world by Martha, and will further explain some of the show’s time-twisting madness.
Mid-June marks the return of two 2019 breakout series, The Order (No. 3) and The Politician (No. 4). Not many details have been revealed regarding The Order’s next chapter, however, the supernatural horror series plans to pack in humor as Vera handles the aftermath of Season 1‘s finale. Meanwhile, the second season of The Politician will continue where it left off with Payton Hobart ready to fight to unseat Senate Majority Leader Dede Standish (Judith Light) in the New York Senate Race.
And finally, F is for Family (No. 5) makes its comeback with a new fourth season! The granddaddy of all Murphys (voiced by Jonathan Banks) joins the animated series a.k.a. Frank’s dad and “the worst f****ng father that ever lived.” Season 4 of F is for Family arrives on June 12th.
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