TV Talk: Series Premieres Part I
Written, directed by and starring Julia Davis (creator of the original British series “Camping”), “Sally4Ever” is an HBO/Sky Atlantic co-production about a love affair that quickly spirals out of control. Mid-level marketing executive Sally, in an attempt to spice up her personal life, sets in motion a series of events that lead her to embarking on a wild affair with Emma and calling it off with long-term, predictable partner David. Unlike Sally, Emma is a free spirit and impulsive. She exudes sexuality and brings excitement to Sally’s mundane existence. Yet before Sally knows it, Emma has commandeered her life in every single way.
The Kominsky Method (Netflix)
He may be in his twilight years, but aging acting coach Sandy Kominsky isn’t ready to ride off into the sunset just yet. The once-famous Kominsky and his longtime agent, Norman Newlander, keep each other laughing as they tackle the curveballs that life throws at them while navigating their later years in Los Angeles, a city that values youth and beauty. The Netflix original sitcom has a strong Hollywood pedigree; it was created by multiple Emmy winner Chuck Lorre and stars Oscar winners Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin as Kominsky and Newlander, respectively.
Origin (YouTube Premium)
A chilling new original series that follows a group of troubled passengers as they wake up on a damaged spaceship abandoned in deep space. Each having left behind a dark past in search of a fresh start on a newly colonized planet, they’re determined to survive at all costs. But as their terrifying situation spirals into paranoia, they come to realize that the greatest threat to their dream of starting over – and indeed their lives is something far darker than the pasts they were so desperate to escape.
The Bisexual (Hulu)
New Yorker Leila lives in London with her girlfriend of 10 years and business partner, Sadie, but Leila has a secret: she is bisexual; realizing that she is living a lie, Leila breaks up with her girlfriend and tries to live life as a bisexual.
Narcos: Mexico (Netflix)
Witness the birth of the Mexican drug war in the 1980s as a gritty new “Narcos” saga chronicles the true story of the Guadalajara cartel’s ascent.