From Jeff Bridges to the “Game of Thrones” spinoff: the hot summer shows

Summer is just around the corner – and with it lots of TV offers on all platforms.

Old favorites like Westworld and The Boys are returning, but there’s also a wide range of new shows to choose from. Here are the series to watch out for in the coming months.

“The old man”

Jeff Bridges stars in this psychological thriller in a rare role on the small screen as Dan Chase, a former CIA agent who has lived off the Net for years. When an assassin tries to take him down, he must come out of hiding and come to terms with his past. Co-stars are John Lithgow and Amy Brenneman.

premiere date: June 16 on FX (10 p.m.)

“MS. Miracle

The latest show in the Marvel Universe follows Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), a 16-year-old Pakistani-American high school student from New Jersey who is a gamer, artist, and an Avengers fangirl. She struggles to integrate into the school until she gains her own powers and becomes the superhero alter ego “Ms. Wonder.”

Premiere date: June 8 on Disney+

Iman Vellani wears a crown surrounded by lights.
Iman Vellani as Ms. Marvel / Kamala Khan in Ms. Wonder.”
Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios

“The Summer I Became Pretty”

A rom-com series based on a book by Jenny Han, who wrote the book that was the basis for the hit song To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. This is a coming of age story and love triangle between Belly (Lola Tung) who goes on annual summer vacation where she is torn between brothers Conrad (Christopher Briney) and Jeremiah (Gavin Casalegno).

premiere date: June 17 on Prime Video


In this new comedy, billionaire Molly Novak (Maya Rudolph) becomes tabloid fodder when her husband has been cheating on her for 20 years and sends her into a spiral. With the help of a charitable foundation, she gets her life back on track.

premiere date: June 24 on Apple TV+

Maya Rudolph with a donkey.
Maya Rudolph plays a crazy billionaire in new comedy Loot.
Colleen Hayes

“The Terminal List”

A drama with a star cast including Chris Pratt, Taylor Kitsch, Constance Wu and Patrick Schwarzenegger. The story follows James Reece (Chris Pratt) after his entire platoon is ambushed by Navy SEALs on a covert mission. When he returns home, he has conflicting memories of what happened. New evidence is coming to light that suggests his life – and that of his loved ones – could be in danger.

premiere date: July 1st on Prime Video

Chris Pratt holds a gun and looks nervous.
Chris Pratt in the new thriller series The Terminal List.
Justin Lubin


Joe Manganiello and Dominic Monaghan (“Lost”) star in a sci-fi series about a utopian colony on the moon after life on Earth has become dangerous. Manganiello will play Tomm Schultz, a diplomat from Earth to the Moon.

premiere date: July 7th on AMC+

“House of the Dragon”

Set approximately 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones, this spin-off series follows the bloody history of House Targaryen, aka Daenerys and Jon’s ancestors, who conspired to take the throne. Paddy Considine plays King Viserys I Targaryen, while Matt Smith (“The Crown”) plays his brother Prince Daemon Targaryen and Emma D’Arcy plays the king’s daughter Rhaenyra Targaryen.

premiere date: August 21 on HBO

Matt Smith wears a silver wig and stands dramatically in a dark room.
Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen in The House of the Dragon.
Photo by Ollie Upton/HBO

“The patient”

Steve Carell and Domhnall Gleeson star in this psychological thriller from Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields (the creative duo behind The Americans). It follows a psychotherapist (Carell) held captive by a serial killer (Gleeson) who asks him to help him cure his murderous urges.

Premiere date: August 30th on Hulu

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