Stay Tuned column: Stylish psychology drama in crime thriller ‘We Hunt Together’

The CW showcases a teenage social media star, romance and dogs are on tap for a Hallmark movie, a PBS detective returns and Showtime dives into psychological cop drama.Dispatches: Weekly TV newsNetflix has greenlit a series based on the highly successful “Splinter Cell” game franchise. “John Wick” screenwriter, Derek Kolstad, will executive produce the anime-style… … Read More


Stay Tuned column: Breakout Netflix hit ‘The Umbrella Academy’ returns for season 2

It’s a busy Friday night on streaming channels, more sports return, The CW looks to a few imports, and a 1980s landmark band gets a documentary.Dispatches: Weekly TV newsAdam McKay (“Succession”) is developing Brendan Borrell’s upcoming book, “The First Shot,” as a limited series for HBO. The book chronicles the race to develop a vaccine… … Read More


Stay Tuned column: Olympic athletes discuss their struggles with depression in ‘The Weight of Gold’

A YA hit gets a sequel, a fan favorite returns for a shortened fourth season, and Olympic athletes bravely open up in a deeply personal documentary.Dispatches: Weekly TV newsIt’s opening day for Major League Baseball fans this week as teams return to play, with some changes: The season is 60 games, there is no cross-country… … Read More


Stay Tuned column: ‘The Alienist’ returns with another dark mystery in ‘Angel of Darkness’

Indian style arranged marriage and a multigenerational Vietnamese family get reality shows, a twist on the King Arthur legend stars the Lady of the Lake and a popular drama is back with a solid second season. Dispatches: Weekly TV newsDick Wolf is focusing his producing talents on Sin City. Wolf Films and Universal Television are… … Read More


Stay Tuned column: A strong cast and authentic stories on Starz drama ‘P-Valley’

It’s a busy week for streaming services with several premieres and Starz debuts a solid new drama.Dispatches: Weekly TV news“An Oral History of ‘The Office’” will debut July 14 on Spotify. The 12-episode podcast will explore the story of how the obscure British comedy became an American TV hit. The project will take listeners behind-the-scenes… … Read More


Stay Tuned column: Broadway smash ‘Hamilton’ makes its TV debut on Disney+

Hip hop meets American history to kick off a weekend of Fourth of July specials, while an investigative series explores a high school football star’s controversial conviction.Dispatches: Weekly TV newsE! has ordered 10-episodes of “Celebrity Call Center.” The unscripted series will feature famous people giving advice on lighthearted, relatable topics to everyday people over the… … Read More


Stay Tuned column: ‘I’ll Be Gone in the Dark’ is an intriguing personal twist on true crime

This week, TV goes behind-the-scenes on “Frozen 2,” dives into an Everest mystery and explores the dark and personal world of a riveting true crime case. Dispatches: Weekly TV newsMalcolm Gladwell’s book, “Outliers,” is being developed as an anthology series on HBO Max with Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and… … Read More


Stay Tuned column: HBO’s ‘Perry Mason’ reboot features strong performances

TV celebrates Father’s Day with a few specials, a mega-church family returns for a final season and HBO offers a fresh take on an iconic character.Dispatches: Weekly TV newsMatt James, who was originally cast as a contestant on Clare Crawley’s upcoming season of “The Bachelorette,” will instead star as the season 25 lead of “The… … Read More


Stay Tuned column: Award-winning documentary ‘Ringside’ premieres on Showtime

Stop motion animation goes Medieval, a period drama goes to India, a Grammy-winner performs from home and a compelling sports documentary follows the divergent lives of two promising boxers.Dispatches: Weekly TV newsHBO and Emmy-winning director, Johan Renck (“Chernobyl”), are working together on new series, “The Last of Us,” which is an adaptation of the popular… … Read More


Stay Tuned column: Unflinching story of a life disrupted on HBO’s ‘I May Destroy You’

It’s a busy Friday night across streaming and subscription channels with season premieres, and a few debuts. HBO offers a compelling drama and contestants on a new summer game show win by not doing things.Dispatches: Weekly TV newsCalling all wrestling fans. WWE Network announced a free version without ads that will broadcast over 15,000 titles,… … Read More