By Scott C. & DRWHO42
San Diego Comic-Con 2022 is this week, so it means that many of us at the blog will be busy covering the event, thus we decided to double the TV schedule to make sure your escape from the summer heat is still covered.
The next few weeks will have several things to watch, such as more shark specials on several nature channels listed below, HBO Max’s Harley Quinn animated series returns for its season 3, Are You Afraid of the Dark? is also back on Nickelodeon for its season 3, and American Horror Stories returns for the 2nd season to…well, more horror mischief on Hulu. Want to know more about how movies are made? Well, check out Disney Plus’ Light and Magic series. Overall, the two weeks listing located below will have more information about the shows we mentioned, and those that were not.
Quickly to some news. HBO Max’s Close Enough animated series has been canceled after 3 seasons, while actor Rafael Casai has been cast in Loki’s 2nd season that will stream on Disney Plus. Andrew Garfield will play as Richard Branson in the limited series called Hot Air, and Amazon Prime Video’s The Boys spin-off series is titled GEN V.
Also, director Dean Fleischer-Camp will be directing the live-action version of Disney’s Lilo & Stitch. Lastly, a new trailer has been released online for the upcoming Amazon Prime Video series Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. To see it, click here.
That is it for now. Until next time, let us know what you will be watching when visiting the FoCC forum. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter, and do note that our Comic-Con 2022 coverage ramps up to 3000 this week! Have a great two weeks!
New: Resident Evil, D.B. Cooper: Where Are You?!
On-going: Evil, The Umbrella Academy, Redemption, Ms. Marvel, Stranger Things, The Boys, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
Binge / Re-watch: The FBIs, Jack Ryan, The Witcher, Lost in Space, Strike Back (Finished and Re-Watching the Greatness).
Mario Wario’s picks:
New: Harley Quinn (S3), The Gray Man, Light and Magic.
On-going: Resident Evil.
Binge / Stack: [Nothing at the Moment]
Editor’s note: All times listed below are Eastern and nerd/geek interest are highlighted in AMBER.
Sunday, July 17, 2022
PARAMOUNT+ Blood & Treasure [3rd Season Premiere]
SCIENCE James Webb Telescope : Secrets of the Universe Revealed [One-Hour Special]
HISTORY Colosseum: The Gladiators [Series Premiere]
AMC Dark Winds: Hózhóonaasháa [1st Season Finale]
SCIENCE Space Titans: Musk, Bezos, Branson [Two-Hour Special]
HISTORY Crazy Rich Ancients: Party Animals [Series Premiere]
ADULT SWIM Birdgirl: The S.I.M [2nd Season Finale]
Monday, July 18, 2022
NETFLIX Live Is Life [Movie]
Facing the impending realities of adulthood, five friends unite for a final adventure: hunting down a magical flower that makes wishes come true. Click here for more information.
NETFLIX Too Old For Fairy Tales [Movie]
A spoiled gamer wants to compete in an upcoming tournament, but his mother’s illness and an eccentric aunt force him to rethink his priorities. Click here for more information.
NETFLIX My Little Pony: A New Generation: Sing-Along [Animated Movie]
NETFLIX Storybots: Laugh, Learn, Sing: Collection 2 [2nd Season Premiere]
NICK The Smurfs: Say Smurf for the Camera! [2nd Season Premiere / Animated]
NGC Shark Attack Files: City Bites [2nd Season Premiere]
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
PEACOCK Dateline: The Last Day [1st Season Finale]
NETFLIX David A. Arnold: It Ain’t For The Weak [Stand-Up]
PARAMOUNT+ The Day The Music Died: The Story of Don Mclean’s ‘American Pie’ [Documentary]
PBS The Great Muslim American Road Trip, The: Back On The Road Again: Arizona, Nevada, California [1st Season Finale]
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
NETFLIX Bad Exorcist [Series Premiere]
No demon is safe as Bogdan Boner, the alcohol-loving, self-taught exorcist-for-hire, returns with more inventive, obscene and deadly deeds. Click here for more information.
DISNEY+ Siempre Fui Yo [Series Premiere]
Siempre Fui Yo (It Was Always Me) follows the adventures of Lupe (Sevilla), a Mexican girl whose life takes an unexpected turn when she finds out her father – El Faraón, Colombia’s greatest music star – has died, and decides to leave her native Mexico and travel to Cartagena to attend his funeral. Once there, she quickly realizes that nothing is what it seems and decides to enroll in a musical contest to be close to her father’s entourage and look into his suspicious death. Together with Noah (Bueno), a young former assistant of her father’s, Lupe embarks on a mission full of danger, romance and plenty of music to solve this mystery in the heart of the Colombian Caribbean. Click here for more information.
DISNEY+ Tudo Igual… Só Que Não [Series Premiere]
Tudo Igual, Só Que Não” follows Carol (Gabriella Saraivah) at the time she is experiencing important changes in her life. On the one hand, she has to deal with her mother marrying her new boyfriend and the prospect of living under the same roof with his son. On the other, she starts dating someone for the first time in her life and begins to face unexpected situations with her lifelong girlfriends, which threatens their relationship. So she faces the typical challenges of adolescence, experiencing feelings she’d never explored before and learning that getting to know herself and respecting her emotions are the first steps toward happiness, even if she makes mistakes along the way. Click here for more information.
NETFLIX Uncle From Another World [Series Premiere / Anime]
After being in a coma for 17 years, Takafumi’s middle-aged uncle suddenly wakes up speaking an unrecognizable language and wielding magical powers. Click here for more information.
NETFLIX Virgin River [4th Season Premiere]
ABC The 2022 Espys Presented By Capital One
THE CW Wellington Paranormal: Fatberg [3rd Season Finale]
FREEFORM Grown-Ish: This Is What You Came For [5th Season Premiere]
Thursday, July 21, 2022
FX On HULU American Horror Stories [2nd Season Premiere]
NETFLIX Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous [Series Finale / Animated]
HBO MAX The Last Movie Stars [Series Premiere]
The Last Movie Stars is a six-part documentary from CNN Films and HBO Max that chronicles Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward’s iconic careers and decades-long partnership. Director Ethan Hawke brings life and color to this definitive history of their dedication to their art, philanthropy, and each other. Academy Award-winning director, writer, and producer Martin Scorsese serves as executive producer. Click here for more information.
HBO MAX Rap Sh!T [Series Premiere]
Rap Sh!t follows two estranged high school friends from Miami, Shawna and Mia, who reunite to form a rap group. Click here for more information.
SHUDDER Moloch [Movie]
38-year-old Betriek lives at the edge of a peat bog in the North of the Netherlands. When she and her family are attacked by a random stranger one night, Betriek sets out to find an explanation. The more she digs, the more she becomes convinced that she is being hunted by something ancient. Click here for more information.
FX The Old Man: VII [1st Season Finale]
Friday, July 22, 2022
ADULT SWIM Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal: Sea of Despair [2nd Season Premiere / Animated]
AMAZON Anything’s Possible [Special]
nything’s Possible is a delightfully modern coming-of-age story that follows Kelsa, a confident high school girl who is trans, as she navigates through senior year. When her classmate Khal gets a crush on her, he musters up the courage to ask her out, despite the drama he knows it could cause. What transpires is a romance that showcases the joy, tenderness, and pain of young love. Click here for more information.
APPLE TV+ Best Foot Forward [Series Premiere]
From homeschooled to the new kid in school, Josh is stepping into a whole new adventure. Based on Josh Sundquist’s memoir and best-selling book, Just Don’t Fall. Click here for more information.
APPLE TV+ Trying: [3rd Season Premiere]
NETFLIX The Gray Man [Movie]
When a shadowy CIA agent uncovers damning agency secrets, he’s hunted across the globe by a sociopathic rogue operative who’s put a bounty on his head. Click here for more information.
CBS Secret Celebrity Renovation:[2nd Season Premiere]
Saturday, July 23, 2022
DISCOVERY+Special: Great White Intersection [Special Presentation]
NGC Shark Attack Files: When Great Whites Attack [2nd Season Finale]
Sunday, July 24, 2022
DISCOVERY Great White Battleground [Special]
PBS Hotel Portofino: Denouements [1st Season Finale]
SHOWTIME We Hunt Together [2nd Season Finale]
AMC Show Me More – Fear The Walking Dead Season 7 [One-Hour Special]
DISCOVERY Jackass Shark Week 2.0 [90-Minute Special]
SHOWTIME Supreme Team: Truth & Consequences [1st Season Finale]
DISCOVERY Great White Open Ocean [90-Minute Special]
Monday, July 25, 2022
NETFLIX Gabby’s Dollhouse [5th Season Premiere / Animated]
CARTOON Bugs Bunny Builders: Splash Zone [Series Premiere]
Grab those hard hats and fasten that tool belt, a Looney construction crew is heading to town! Click here for more information.
HBO Irma Vep: The Terrible Wedding [1st Season Finale]
HBO Mind Over Murder [1st Season Finale]
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
HULU Santa Evita [Series Premiere]
The sometimes near surreal and always significant fate of Eva Perón’s body after her death in 1952 as it awaited burial for decades. Click here for more information.
NBC Snake in the Grass: Masters of Gameplay [One-Hour Special]
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
NETFLIX Car Masters: Rust to Riches [4th Season Premiere]
DISNEY+ High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: Happy Campers [3rd Season Premiere]
DISNEY+ Light and Magic [Series Premiere]
Learn what inspired some of the most legendary filmmakers in Hollywood history, and follow their stories from their earliest personal films to bringing George Lucas’ vision to life. Click here for more information.
NETFLIX Pipa [Movie]
Years after moving to a remote town, ex-cop Pipa is pulled back into the dark world she thought she’d left behind when a corpse appears on her property. Click here for more information.
NETFLIX Rebelde [2nd Season Premiere]
THE CW Wellington Paranormal: Bird Woman [4th Season Premiere]
Thursday, July 28, 2022
HBO MAX Harley Quinn [3rd Season Premiere]
NETFLIX Keep Breathing [Series Premiere]
When a small plane crashes in the middle of the Canadian wilderness, a lone survivor must battle the elements — and her personal demons — to stay alive. Click here for more information.
NETFLIX A Cut Above [Movie]
With his mom’s salon on the brink of bankruptcy, a dedicated son rolls up his sleeves to help and discovers himself as the coolest barber on the block. Click here for more information.
NETFLIX Oggy and the Cockroaches: Next Generation [Animated Special]
PARAMOUNT+ Players [1st Season Finale]
HBO MAX Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin [Series Premiere]
Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin takes viewers to Millwood, a blue-collar town still healing from tragic events that took place 20 years ago. An unknown assailant has begun tormenting a disparate group of teen girls — a new generation of “Little Liars” — to make them pay for their parents’ secret sin… as well as their own. Click here for more information.
PEACOCK The Resort [Series Premiere]
A multi-generational, coming-of-age love story disguised as a fast-paced mystery about the disappointment of time. An anniversary trip puts a marriage to the test when the couple finds themselves embroiled in one of the Yucatan’s most bizarre unsolved mysteries that took place fifteen years prior. Click here for more information.
ABC Fatal Flaw: Secrets in the Freezer [1st Season Finale]
Friday, July 29, 2022
APPLE TV+ Amber Brown [Series Premiere]
Growing up is a work of art. Based on the children’s book series by Paula Danziger, Amber Brown follows a young girl finding her voice through music and art in the wake of her parents’ divorce and her best friend moving away. Click here for more information.
HULU Not Okay [Movie]
“Not Okay” follows Danni Sanders (Zoey Deutch), an aimless aspiring writer with no friends, no romantic prospects and — worst of all — no followers, who fakes an Instagram-friendly trip to Paris in the hopes of boosting her social media clout. When a terrifying incident strikes the City of Lights, Danni unwittingly falls into a lie bigger than she ever imagined. She “returns” a hero, even striking up an unlikely friendship with Rowan (Mia Isaac), a school-shooting survivor dedicated to societal change, and scooping up the man of her dreams, Colin (Dylan O’Brien). As an influencer and advocate, Danni finally has the life and audience she always wanted. But it’s only a matter of time before the facade cracks, and she learns the hard way that the Internet loves a takedown. Click here for more information.
AMAZON Paper Girls [Series Premiere]
It’s the day after Halloween in 1988 when four young friends accidentally stumble into an intense time war and find themselves inexplicably transported to the year 2019. When they come face-to-face with their adult selves, each girl discovers her own strengths as together they try to find a way back to the past while saving the world of the future. Click here for more information.
APPLE TV+ Surface [Series Premiere]
Set in high-end San Francisco, “Surface” stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw (“The Morning Show”), who also executive produces, as Sophie, a woman who has suffered a traumatic head injury that has left her with extreme memory loss, believed to be a result of a suicide attempt. As Sophie embarks on a quest to put the pieces of her life back together with the help of her husband and friends, she begins to question whether or not the truth she is told is in fact the truth she has lived. Through twists and turns and an unexpected love triangle, this sexy, elevated thriller asks: What if you woke up one day and didn’t know your own secrets? “Surface” is a story of self- discovery which contemplates if we are pre-programmed to become who we are, or if we choose our own identity. Click here for more information.
NETFLIX The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem: Part 2 [2nd Season Premiere]
NETFLIX Detective Conan: Zero’s Tea Time [Series Premiere / Anime]
A detective who’s also a public security agent and a member of a shadowy organization juggles his triple identities in this “Detective Conan” spinoff. Click here for more information.
NETFLIX Justice Served [Series Premiere]
A band of freedom fighters invade the trial of a white police officer who shot a Black man — and a hostage situation unfolds on screens nationwide. Click here for more information.
NETFLIX Masaba Masaba [2nd Season Premiere]
PARAMOUNT+ Honor Society [Movie]
Honor is an ambitious high school senior whose sole focus is getting into an Ivy League college…assuming she can first score the coveted recommendation from her guidance counselor, Mr. Calvin. Willing to do whatever it takes, Honor concocts a Machiavellian-like plan to take down her top three student competitors, until things take a turn when she unexpectedly falls for her biggest competition, Michael. Click here for more information.
NETFLIX Uncoupled [Series Premiere]
Stunned when his longtime boyfriend moves out, a New York City real estate broker faces the prospect of starting over — and dating again — in his 40s. Click here for more information.
PBS American Anthems: What You’re Here For [1st Season Finale]
Saturday, July 30, 2022
NICK Are You Afraid of The Dark?: The Tale of Room 13 [3rd Season Premiere]