The Weekly List (7-13 August)

New and returning world dramas this week

AlRawabi School for Girls S1 Netflix 12/08/2021
Slasher: Flesh & Blood S4 Shudder 12/08/2021
Gone for Good S1 Netflix 13/08/2021
The Kingdom S1 Netflix 13/08/2021
Valeria S2 Netflix 13/08/2021

New and returning British and US dramas

Pose S3 BBC2 08/08/2021 [*]
Ghosts S3 BBC1 09/08/2021
Younger S7 Comedy Central 09/08/2021
Bless the Harts S1-2 Star/Disney+ 11/08/2021 [*]
DC’s Stargirl S2 Amazon 11/08/2021 [*]
Marvel’s What If…? S1 Disney+ 11/08/2021 [*]
Flatbush Misdemeanors S1 Sky Comedy 12/08/2021 [*]
Riverdale S5P2 Netflix 12/08/2021
Why Women Kill S2 Alibi 12/08/2021 [*]
Brand New Cherry Flavor S1 Netflix 13/08/2021 [*]
Deceit S1 Channel 4 13/08/2021 [*]
Modern Love S2 Amazon 13/08/2021 [*]
Star Trek: Lower Decks S2 Amazon 13/08/2021 [*]

For shows marked with a [*] scroll down the page for more details and links to trailers where available.

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

Missions S2 BBC4 Wed Ep. 7-8 (of 10)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

None this week

New and returning world dramas – details

AlRawabi School for Girls S1 Netflix 12/08/2021
“The bullied outcasts at prestigious Al Rawabi School for Girls plot a series of risky takedowns to get back at their tormentors”. Netflix Original series from Jordan.

Slasher: Flesh & Blood S4 Shudder 12/08/2021
“A wealthy, dysfunctional family gathers for a reunion on a secluded island only to learn they’ll be pitted against one another in a cruel game of life and death, all while being stalked by a mysterious masked killer”. Canadian produced drama.

Gone for Good (Disparu à jamais) S1 Netflix 13/08/2021
“Ten years after losing two loved ones, a man is plunged into another dizzying mystery when his girlfriend vanishes”. Netflix Original series from France based on a Harlen Coben novel.

The Kingdom (El Reino) S1 Netflix 13/08/2021
“After his running mate’s murder, a controversial televangelist becomes Argentina’s presidential candidate. But nothing about him is as holy as he seems”. Netflix Original series from Argentina.

Valeria S2 Netflix 13/08/2021
“A writer in creative and marital crises finds support from three friends, who are also discovering themselves”. Based on the novels by Elísabet Benavent. Netflix Original series from Spain.

A reminder, if you’re not a member already, that we have a Facebook group with discussion threads set up for you to discuss these shows and many other world dramas.

New and returning British and US dramas – details

Pose S3 BBC2 08/08/2021
Final seaso of the groundbreaking US series about the underground world of 1980s ball culture.

Bless the Harts S1-2 Star/Disney+ 11/08/2021
“A Southern family, the Harts, struggles for status and wealth, not realizing they’re already rich in friends, family, and laughter”. All episodes of season 1 of this animated series are available with new episodes of season 2 being added weekly.

DC’s Stargirl S2 Amazon 11/08/2021
“Focusing on the character that started creator Geoff Johns’ career in comic books, STARGIRL follows high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore (Brec Bassinger) as she inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to take up the legacy of a long-lost superhero team – The Justice Society of America – and stop the villains of the past”. New episodes weekly.

Marvel’s What If…? S1 Disney+ 11/08/2021
“Exploring pivotal moments from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and turning them on their head, leading the audience into uncharted territory”.

Flatbush Misdemeanors S1 Sky Comedy 12/08/2021
“A raw comedy of city life following Dan and Kevin, who play characters struggling to thrive in their new surroundings in Flatbush, Brooklyn”.

Why Women Kill S2 Alibi 12/08/2021
“There’s more murder, mayhem and illicit love affairs as Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry’s anthology drama returns, this time in a 1940s Hollywood setting”.

Brand New Cherry Flavor S1 Netflix 13/08/2021
“A filmmaker heads to Hollywood in the early ’90s to make her movie but tumbles down a hallucinatory rabbit hole of sex, magic, revenge — and kittens”.

Deceit S1 Channel 4 13/08/2021
“Based on the true story of a controversial honeytrap at the heart of the 1992 police investigation into the murder of a young mother in London”.

Modern Love S2 Amazon 13/08/2021
“Love breaks all the rules. Each episode of this anthology series brings to life different stories of relationships, connections, betrayals and revelations — all inspired by true events”.

Star Trek: Lower Decks S2 Amazon 13/08/2021
“The support crew serving on one of Starfleet’s least important ships, the U.S.S. Cerritos, have to keep up with their duties, often while the ship is being rocked by a multitude of sci-fi anomalies”.

A reminder, if you’re not a member already, that we have a Facebook group with discussion threads set up for you to discuss these shows and many other British and US dramas.

Subtitled film list (BBC, Channel 4 & Film 4)

Racer and the Jailbird (Belgium, 2017) Sat/Sun, Film4
The Workshop (France, 2017) Sun, BBC2
Menashe (USA/Yiddish, 2017) Mon/Tue, Film4

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