With June drawing to a close we have compiled a list of new shows you need to watch in July:
1. GYPSY – NETFLIX – JUNE 30
Netflix’s Gypsy is a ten-part psychological thriller that follows Jean Holloway (Naomi Watts), a Manhattan therapist with a seemingly picturesque life who begins to develop intimate and illicit relationships with the people in her patients’ lives. Her desire proves disastrous as her professional life and fantasies become blurred.
In addition to Watts, the show stars Billy Crudup (Spotlight), Sophie Cookson (Kingsman), Lucy Boynton (Murder on the Orient Express), and Karl Glusman (Nocturnal Animals).
Gypsy is directed by Fifty Shades Of Grey’s Sam Taylor Johnson as well as Victoria Mahoney and Coky Giedroyc, and is written by Hollywood newcomer, Lisa Rubin.
2. SNOWFALL – FX – JULY 5
FX‘s new drama series Snowfall is inspired by the early days of the 1980s Los Angeles crack cocaine epidemic and its impact on culture as we know it.
The show stars Damson Idris, Sergio Peris-Mencheta (Resident Evil: Afterlife), Carter Hudson and Emily Rios (The Bridge), and is created by John Singleton, Eric Amadio, and Dave Andron (Justified) who will also serve as showrunner.
Snowfall follows Franklin Saint a young street entrepreneur on a quest for betterment (Idris), Gustavo Zapata a Mexican wrestler caught up in a power struggle within a crime family (Peris-Mencheta), Teddy McDonald a CIA operative running from a dark past who begins an off-book operation to fund the Nicaraguan Contras (Hudson), and Lucia Villanueva the self-possessed daughter of a Mexican crime lord (Rios).
3. CASTLEVANIA – NETFLIX – JULY 7
Netflix’s Castlevania is inspired by the classic video game series of the same name. The animated medieval fantasy follows the last surviving members of the Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepe himself.
The action series hails from Frederator Studios, a Wow! Unlimited Media company, and is written by best-selling author and comic-book icon Warren Ellis
4. WILL – TNT – JULY 10
TNT’s Will is a drama about young William Shakespeare following his 1589 arrival to London. The story takes place in a time when the theatre was like rock and roll, but everything changes when one talented and idealist young man pens a play with the ambitious dream to change the world.
The show stars Laurie Davidson as William Shakespeare, Olivia DeJonge as Alice Burbage, and Mattias Inwood as Richard Burbage.
5.THE BOLD TYPE – FREEFORM – JULY 11
Inspired by Joanna Coles Editor in Chief of Cosmopolitan, Freeform’s The Bold Type gives a glimpse into the outrages lives and loves of the team behind the global women’s magazine ‘Scarlet’. The show explores sexuality, identity, feminism, love and, of course, fashion.
The series stars Katie Stevens (Faking It), Aisha Dee (Chasing Life), Meghann Fahy (One Life to Live), and Sam Page (Self/less).
6. SALVATION – CBS – JULY 12
CBS’s Salvation is a suspense thriller that centres on the discovery of an enormous asteroid that is just six months away from colliding with earth. MIT graduate student Liam Cole and tech billionaire Darius Tanz team up to save humanity, without alerting police.
Salvation stars Santiago Cabrera (Heroes), Jennifer Finnigan (The Bold and the Beautiful), Charlie Rowe (Never Let Me Go), Jacqueline Byers (Ordinary Days), Rachel Drance, Shazi Raja (High Maintenance), and Ian Anthony Dale (The Hangover).
7. FRIENDS FROM COLLEGE – NETFLIX – JULY 14
Netflix’s Friends from College is a comedy series that centres on a group of friends in their forties who relive their Harvard years, as they deal with old friendships, former relationships and battling against the reality of adult life and their nostalgia for the past.
The show comes from husband and wife team Nick Stoller (Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek) and Francesca Delbanco who serve as executive producers and writers for the series, Stroller directs all eight episodes.
Friends from College stars Keegan-Michael Key (MADtv), Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother), Annie Parisse (How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days), Nat Faxon (The Way Way Back), Fred Savage (The Wonder Years) and Jae Suh Park (The Big Short).
8. LOADED – AMC / Channel 4 – JULY 17
AMC’s Loaded centres around the lives of four thirty-somethings, Josh (Jim Howick: Hellboy), Leon (Samuel Anderson: The History Boys), Ewan (Jonny Sweet: Babylon) and Watto (Nick Helm: Uncle), who have just sold their start-up video game company for millions, changing their lives drastically.
The four gamers are transformed into serious players of the game, as they deal with friendships, gluttony, ambition, and the consequence of money on relationships.
9. OZARK – NETFLIX – JULY 21
Netflix’s star-studded Ozark follows the life of a fairly ordinary suburban family. Except, of course, for the career of Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman), a Chicago financial advisor who also serves as the top money launderer for the second largest drug cartel in Mexico. When things go awry, Marty must uproot his family from the skyscrapers of Chicago and relocate to the lazy lake region of the Missouri Ozarks.
The show stars Bateman (Arrested Development), Jason Butler Harner (Changeling), Anthony Collins (Hidden Figures) and Sofia Hublitz (Louie).
10. MIDNIGHT, TEXAS – NBC – JULY 24
NBC’s Midnight, Texas is a drama fantasy series based on a book by the same name by author Charlaine Harris.
The show tells the story of Midnight, a safe haven for the supernaturally different, where the residents band together to form a strong and unlikely family.
The mystery series stars François Arnaud (The Borgias), Dylan Bruce (Orphan Black), Parisa Fitz-Henley (Jessica Jones) and Arielle Kebbel (The Uninvited).
11. SOMEWHERE BETWEEN – ABC – JULY 24
Somewhere Inbetween is an American adaptation of the Korean mystery TV show God’s Gift: 14 Days. The drama centres on a superstar news producer and mom Laura Price (Patton), who knows her daughter Serena is going to be murdered. While she doesn’t know who the murderer is, or why her daughter will be killed, she knows where and how and is determined to change her fate.
The show is written by Legend Of The Seeker and Taxi Brooklyn co-creator Stephen Tolkin and stars Paula Patton (Deja Vu), Devon Sawa (Final Destination), J. R. Bourne (Teen Wolf) and Serge Houde (izombie).
12. ROOM 104 – HBO – JULY 28
HBO’s Room 104 is an anthology comedy series created by Jay and Mark Duplass (Togetherness). The show is set in a single room in an average American hotel and tells the story of the assorted characters who pass through it each episode.
The show features a host of actors, including, Hugo Armstrong (Coherence), Davie-Blue (Manson Family Vacation), Melonie Diaz (Fruitvale Station), Nat Wolff (The Fault in Our Stars), Jay Duplass, Veronica Falcon (Queen of the South), Adam Foster (Save Her), and Ellen Geer (Harold and Maude).