What’s Coming to Streaming, Including ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ and ‘Hawkeye’
Disney+ released the trailer for the upcoming three-part series The Beatles: Get Back. The original docuseries, directed by Peter Jackson (Lord of the Rings), will stream Nov. 25-27. Made from never-seen restored footage, it provides the most intimate look into the creative process and relationship between John, Paul, George, and Ringo. The Beatles: Get Back takes audiences back in time to the band’s January 1969 recording sessions, which became a pivotal moment in music history.
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- Marvel Studios’ Hawkeye series launches Nov. 24 with two episodes on Disney+. The remaining four episodes will launch each Wednesday. The new series is set in New York City, where former Avenger Clint Barton aka Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) has one task: get back to his family for Christmas. But when a threat from his past shows up, Hawkeye teams with Kate Bishop (Hailee Steinfeld), a skilled archer and his biggest fan, to unravel a criminal conspiracy. Watch the new trailer below.
Speaking of the very busy Jeremy Renner, he also stars with Dianne Wiest and Kyle Chandler in the new drama series Mayor of Kingstown, premiering on Paramount+ on Sunday, Nov. 14. Kingstown follows the McLusky family – power brokers in Kingstown, Michigan, where incarceration is the only thriving industry. Tackling themes of systemic racism, corruption and inequality, the series provides a stark look at their attempts to bring order and justice to a town that has neither.
Director David Fincher (Mank) has announced his latest collaboration with Netflix, a series of visual essays that celebrate cinema titled Voir. Fincher is executive producing the series. Voir will first debut as part of the AFI Festival on Nov. 13, before streaming later this year.
It offers a good selection of current TV shows and its ad-supported tier is cheaper than both Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. You will be able to watch most shows from networks like ABC, NBC, Fox, and cable channels like Bravo, USA Network, FXX, FXM, HGTV, and more.
The service has a Limited Commercials plan for US$6,99 a month, or you can upgrade to their No Ads plan for US$12,99 a month. For US$64,99 a month, you can get Hulu Live TV from major cable channels, live locals and regional sports networks.
How to Train Your Dragon has a new spinoff, this one streaming on both Hulu and Peacock, titled Dragons: The Nine Realms, premiering Dec. 23. The six-episode series stars Jeremy Shada. John Tellegen, who wrote two previous TV spinoffs that aired on Netflix, is the showrunner. The How to Train Your Dragon franchise consists of three feature films: How to Train Your Dragon, How to Train Your Dragon 2 and How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.
Saved by The Bell begins its second season on Nov. 24 on Peacock. Bayside High School is gearing up for the Southern California School Spirit Competition. And when a new student is elected VP of the student council, Daisy discovers she is in over her head. Mac sees the competition as a way to escape his father’s shadow.
Peacock is a subscription video streaming service from NBCUniversal that gives access to up to 15,000 hours of content including original shows, blockbuster movies, and classic television series.
Just like other streaming services, Peacock will have their own original series including reboots of Save By The Bell, Punky Brewster, and Battlestar Galactica. They also have shows like Rutherford Falls (Ed Helms), Dr. Death (Alec Baldwin), and a behind-the-scenes docs-series about Saturday Night Live.
The company has acquired the rights to many classic shows like the entire Dick Wolf library including Law & Order and Chicago Fire, Parks and Recreation, and The Office.
The service will also feature blockbusters and critically-acclaimed films from Universal Pictures, Focus Features, DreamWorks Animation, Illumination and content acquired from Hollywood’s biggest studios.
You just got a fourth season order from Netflix. Season three debuts on Friday. Based on the books “You” and “Hidden Bodies” by Caroline Kepnes, the show follows Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley), who, in his twisted worldview, will do anything for love. And anything includes murder.
Apple TV+ has ordered Jason Segel’s 10-episode comedy series Shrinking. Segal will write and executive produce, alongside Ted Lasso duo Bill Lawrence and Brett Goldstein, will also write and executive produce the show. Goldstein plays Roy Kent in the Emmy-winning Ted Lasso. In Shrinking, a grieving therapist (Segel) who breaks the rules by telling his clients exactly what he thinks.
Apple TV+ is a subscription video streaming service for US$4,99 a month that includes high-quality originals shows and movies. While the quantity of content is limited for now, the service plans to add additional content every single month.
They have titles coming from Oprah, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Jason Momoa, J.J. Abrams, M. Night Shyamalan, Jennifer Garner, and Octavia Spencer.
If you purchase an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple TV, you can get a free year of Apple TV+.
HBO Max’s Love Life has partnered with dating app LBK and the Black Restaurant Week events platform to host “Love Life Date Night,” to celebrate the season two premiere of the show. LL fans can treat their dates to a romantic evening at eight Black-owned restaurants from Oct. 26-29 in New York, Los Angeles, Detroit, and Atlanta. Restaurant partners include BLVd Bistro and Negril BK in New York, Alta Adams and Post and Beam in LA, Central Kitchen+Bar, Ivy Kitchen+Cocktails, and Good Times on the Ave in Detroit and Negril ATL in Atlanta.
Blindspotting has been greenlit for a second season at Starz. Six months after the film ends, the series begins. It stars Jasmine Cephas Jones, Benjamin Earl Turner, Atticus Woodward, Jaylen Barron, Candace Nicholas-Lippman, and Helen Hunt. Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs wrote, produced, and starred in the film.