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tv shows in May

TV Addicts, rejoice! To keep you plugged into what is premiering every month, we put together a monthly list of new TV series set to air! We’ve added a description and a trailer for each show, so all you have to do is choose what sounds good and start streaming!

By Mariam Elhamy

*Shows are listed in alphabetical order.

CRANK YANKERS: SEASON 6

The sixth season of the crank calling puppets welcomes voices from Bobby Brown, Desus & Mero, Kathy Griffin, Tiffany Haddish, Trixie Mattel, Tracy Morgan, Annie Murphy, and Iliza Shlesinger.

DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW: SEASON 6

The Legends must deal with aliens in the sixth season of the superhero series which consists of 15 episodes.

DYNASTY: SEASON 4

More drama with the Carrington clan in the fourth season of the reboot of the 1980s Aaron Spelling nighttime soap.

GIRL FROM NOWHERE: SEASON 2

The plot revolves around Nanno, a girl who transfers to different schools and has the ability to expose everyone’s different stories of hypocrisy when it all turns ugly.

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GIRLS5EVA

After a rapper samples their one hit song, members of the 1990s girl group (Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell and Busy Philipps) see an opportunity to stage a comeback in this comedy created by Meredith Scardino.

haunted: season 3

Real people sharing first-hand accounts of real-life paranormal stories. This season revolves around a satanic cult, a demonic cat, a dead butler, a haunting melody, and more. People will continue to share scary stories, and the truth is nothing but absolutely terrifying.

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HIGH SCHOOL MUSICIAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES: SEASON 2

 

Set at a fictionalized version of East High School, the school at which the original movie was filmed, the series follows a group of teenage theater enthusiasts who participate in a staging of High School Musical: The Musical as their school production.

JUPITER’S LEGACY

After many decades of protecting the world, the first superheroes who had emerged in the 1930s are ready to pass on the torch to their children who struggle with the responsibility and expectations in this adaptation of the graphic novels by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely.

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LEGENDARY: SEASON 2

10 new houses compete for the $100,000 prize and the trophy in the second season of the ball culture competitive series hosted by Dashaun Wesley.

MONEY, EXPLAINED

We spend it, borrow it and save it. Now let’s talk about money and its many minefields, from credit cards to casinos, scammers to student loans. Understand what money is really all about.

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MYSTIC QUEST: SEASON 2

After the success of Raven’s Banquet, Ian (Rob McElhenney) and Poppy (Charlotte Nicdao) brings the team back to plan the next expansion for their multi-player game.

POSE: SEASON 3

The third and final season finds Blanca juggling her family, her new relationship, and working as a nurse’s aide in 1994, while Pray Tell deals with health challenges and the House of Evangelista face a new challenger in the ballroom.

SELENA, THE SERIES: SEASON 2

Before she became the Queen of Tejano Music, Selena Quintanilla was a young girl from Texas with big dreams and an even bigger voice. The two-part coming-of-age drama Selena: The Series explores the once-in-a-generation performer’s journey as a young artist, from singing small gigs in Corpus Christi with her family to becoming one of the most successful Latin artists of all time—and the years of grit and sacrifice the Quintanilla family navigated together before Selena’s meteoric rise to fame.

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SHRILL: season 3

The third and final season sees Annie dating again as she makes gains in her writing career.

STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH

The animated sequel/spin-off of Star Wars: The Clone Wars is set after that series with members of Clone Force 99 (who call themselves the Bad Batch) beginning new missions in the galaxies.

THAT DAMNS MICHAEL CHE

The comedy series from Michael Che features sketches and vignettes illustrating certain topics such as racial profiling, love, and unemployment.

THE GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE: SEASON 3

In London, young neuroscientist Iris (Julia Goldani Telles) joins a tech company while working as a “girlfriend experience” escort at night in the third season of the anthology series.

the upshaws

The family comedy co-created by Regina Hicks and Wanda Sykes focuses on Bennie Upshaw (Mike Epps) and his family that includes wife Regina (Kim Fields), two young daughters, a younger son, and his teenage son (Diamond Lyons) he had in a previous relationship plus his sister-in-law (Wanda Sykes).

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TRASH TRUCK: SEASON 2

The kid series features a six-year-old boy. The gapped tooth and freckles on the face add to the cuteness of the boy. A mouse, Miss Mona a witty raccoon, Donny, a sleepy black bear, Walter, and his best buddy The honking trash-collecting machine- Trash Truck. The freckled kid and his sister Olive discover the world and learn new things.

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ZIWE

The late-night variety show from writer/comedian Ziwe will feature interviews, unscripted segments and sketches.

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