Streaming Roundup (6/25/21), Including ‘Turner & Hooch’ and ‘Amy Learns To…’
“Turner & Hooch” will stream on Disney+ on July 21, inspired by the original 1989 movie starring Tom Hanks.
This round, an ambitious, buttoned-up U.S. Marshal inherits a big dog he didn’t want, but is exactly the partner he needs. Josh Peck plays Scott Turner, son of the detective Hanks played in the film. The series also stars Carra Patterson as Jessica Baxter, Scott’s street-smart partner, and Brandon Jay McLaren as Xavier Wilson, a marine-turned-U.S. Marshal.
Here’s a look at other deals and upcoming projects:
- Amy Schumer got a green light for an eight-episode HBO Max unscripted series “Amy Learns To…” starring the comic. The streamer says she will step “out of her comfort zone and into someone else’s. In each episode, Amy learns a new skill, craft, or trade from a local expert in her husband’s hometown on Martha’s Vineyard.” They include diving for clams and performing a magic trick.
HBO Max es un servicio de transmisión de video por suscripción que brinda acceso a la biblioteca completa de HBO, junto con Max Originals exclusivos, y acceso a todas las películas de Warner Bros. en HBO Max poco después de que estén en los cines.
HBO Max HBO Max tiene dos planes: un plan móvil “Mobile” (COP 13,900 / mes), que está diseñado para un solo usuario en su dispositivo móvil, así como un plan familiar “Multitelas” (COP 19,900 / mes) ofrece a las familias acceso a 3 usuarios simultáneos.
Los suscriptores de HBO Max obtendrán Max Originals adicionales que incluyen Love Life, Raised By Wolves, Dune: The Sisterhood , Tokyo Vice , The Flight Attendant , Gremlins , Legendary, Craftopia, los nuevos dibujos animados de Looney Tunes, y The Not Too Late Show with Elmo de Sesame Workshop.
“Ziwe” is getting a second season at Showtime. The late-night variety series has earned 12 new episodes. It stars and is executive produced by former “Desus & Mero” writer Ziwe. The first season had musical guests and interviews with Phoebe Bridgers, Fran Lebowitz, Andrew Yang, and Gloria Steinem.
“Jellystone!” is a new Hanna-Barbera series that will debut on HBO Max July 29. The series presents a reimagined take on beloved characters, such as Yogi Bear, Cindy Bear, Huckleberry Hound, but updating them for today’s audience to attract a new generation of fans. The series is helmed by showrunner and executive producer C.H. Greenblatt (“Chowder,” “Harvey Beaks”) and produced by Warner Bros. Animation.
Dean Winters (“30 Rock”) has joined the cast of Peacock’s “Joe Exotic” series, based on the real-life “Tiger King” docuseries. The streamer tapped “Saturday Night Live” star Kate McKinnon to play Carole Baskin, his nemesis. The series focuses on the deadly rivalry between Carole Baskin, a big cat enthusiast, and Joe “Exotic” Schreibvogel, who bred the big cats for profit.
Peacock is a subscription video streaming service from NBCUniversal that gives access to up to 70,000 hours of content including original shows, blockbuster movies, and classic television series. Peacock is home to “Yellowstone,” and “The Office,” as well as original hits like “Bel-Air.”
Peacock also now includes the entire library of Bravo shows and has exclusives like “Below Deck: Down Under.”
The company has acquired the rights to many classic shows like “Parks and Recreation,” and the entire Dick Wolf library including “Law & Order” and “Chicago Fire.”
You can also watch live sports including Sunday Night Football, Premier League, and exclusive MLB games. Peacock is also the exclusive home to many WWE events like WrestleMania.
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.
“The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs” got a fourth-season order from Shudder, AMC Networks’ streamer for horror, thriller and the supernatural. “Drive-In’s” fourth season will air in 2022, while additional 2021 specials will be announced later this year. Fans watch for five hours every Friday night to see what double features Briggs will screen and the genre commentary share.
The animated LGBTQ spy series “Q-Force” debuts Sept. 2 on Netflix. Starring Sean Hayes, Gary Cole, David Harbour, Patti Harrison, Laurie Metcalf, Matt Rogers, Wanda Sykes and Gabe Liedman, it involves a group of secret agents. Steve Maryweather (Hayes) was a star at the American Intelligence Agency until he came out. The agency banishes him to West Hollywood, where he puts together a squad of LGBTQ geniuses — and the Q-Force goes rogue.
“Couples Therapy,” the Showtime docuseries, has been renewed for a third season. It will stream in two parts in 2022, with psychologist and psychoanalyst Dr. Orna Guralnik, along with new couples. The show gives viewers an inside experience of real-life therapy sessions, where couples work through their struggles to honestly confront their problems.
Paramount+ is a subscription video streaming service that includes on-demand access to 12,000+ TV show episodes including originals Star Trek: Discovery, Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants, and MTV’s Laguna Beach. Meet captivating characters, catch up on your favorite sport, explore new worlds in the growing collection of Paramount+.
Previously under the name ‘CBS All Access,’ Subscribers can choose between their Essentials Plan (which includes ads) for $4.99/month, or go commercial-free with their Premium Plan for $9.99/month. Subscribers can add Showtime to either plan for an additional $3/month.
With their Premium Plan, in addition to not having ads, you will also get access to your local CBS affiliate to stream your local news, prime-time line-up, and late-night. You will also be able to download offline and watch select shows in 4K.
With the lower cost “Essential” plan, you will still be able to watch live NFL games, Champions League, and national news – but you will no longer get your local CBS affiliate like the old ad-supported plan.
With their new app, enjoy advanced recommendations, curated homepages, and new content categories while still being able to stream major live sports like NFL, College Football, College Basketball. Sports fans will also appreciate the service’s inclusion of NFL on CBS, PGA Tour, along with every match of UEFA Champions League and Serie A.
- “Behind the Music” will premiere with two episodes on July 29, and subsequent episodes will drop weekly on Thursdays exclusively on Paramount+. Duran Duran, New Kids On The Block and Bret Michaels will join the previously announced roster of musicians, including Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, LL Cool J, Huey Lewis, Busta Rhymes, and Fat Joe. Ricky Martin kicks off the series.