HBO’s ‘Lovecraft Country,’ Apple TV Plus’ ‘Ted Lasso,’ HBO Max’s ‘Selena + Chef’ lead list of new and returning shows
August programming offerings will heat up this week as several high-profile scripted and reality series make their debuts.
HBO’s much anticipated horror/thriller series Lovecraft County — executive produced by Jordan Peele and Misha Green — debuts on Aug. 16, while Apple TV Plus’ Ted Lasso, starring Jason Sudelkis as an American college football coach-turned-England pro soccer team coach, premieres Aug. 14
On the unscripted front, HBO will debut its Hard Knocks pro football reality series on Aug. 11 with a focus on the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers, while its sister streaming service HBO Max on Aug. 13 will cook up a new reality series starring actress Selena Gomez titled Selena + Chef (pictured).
Below are video trailers and premiere dates for several other shows debuting the week of Aug. 10 to Aug. 16 on cable networks and streaming services (for some videos, viewer discretion is advised):
Aug. 10 — Game On: A Comedy Crossover Event (special) — Netflix
Aug. 10 — The Other One (comedy) — Acorn TV
Aug. 11 — Hard Knocks: Los Angeles (sports docu series) — HBO
Aug. 12 — Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn (documentary) — HBO
Aug. 13 — Five Bedrooms (dramedy) — Peacock
Aug. 14 — Teenage Bounty Hunters (comedy) — Netflix