As we approach the last quarter of the year, a couple of television shows will be making their debut while others will be returning for a new season. Some of the shows expected to return include Bloodline and How To Get Away With Murder.
We will however be taking a look at some of the shows that will be making a debut on television and on Netflix Originals.
The Night Of
The show follows the story of Nasir “Naz” Khan (Riz Ahmed) who is caught up in a complex Web of a New York City murder case which had cultural and political overtones. A night that begins innocently for Nasir “Naz” Khan, a Pakistani-American college student turns horrific after he meets a mysterious young woman.
In custody and awaiting his formal arraignment, Naz realizes that his survival depends on a particular inmate at Rikers Island. The only helping hand he gets is that of his lawyer played by John Turturro.
Preacher is a story about one-time outlaw Jesse Custer played by Dominic Cooper who returns home to West Texas to take over his dad’s church.
Jesse’s mission, however, becomes twisted when his body is overcome by a cryptic force that unleashes within him a highly unconventional power.
The show is based on the cult comic by Garth Ennis and artist Steve Dillon and has recently been renewed for an extended second season.
Paul Giamatti plays shrewd U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades who is embroiled in a high-stake game with ambitious hedge-fund king, Bobby Axelrod (Damian Lewis). What puts Chuck in a fragile place is the fact that his wife Wendy (Maggie Sif) works for the man he intends to bring down.
Finn Cole plays the role of Joshua “J” Cody, a 17-year-old boy, who, after the death of his mother, moves in with the Codys, a criminal family clan governed by matriarch Smurf portrayed by Ellen Barkin. The show which was recently renewed for a second season is all about surviving in the wild where family can be the safest or most dangerous ally to have.
Stranger Things is an American science fiction horror web television which follows the disappearance of a young boy, and a telekinetic girl who helps his friends in their search, while the boy’s older brother and the town police chief start their own investigations. The series stars classic actress Winona Ryder, a cute upcoming actress Natalia Dyer, David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown and Caravan Buono.
The series’ first season was released on Netflix on July 15, 2016 and has received positive reviews for its characterization, pacing, atmosphere, acting and writing. Stranger Things is worthy of your attention as it brings back the fun of television shows of the 90’s and early 2000s all rolled into one.
Feed the Beast
Tommy Moran (David Schwimmer) and Dion Patras (Jim Sturgess) are inseperable friends. They are two friends on the brink of losing everything who ignite a pipe dream of opening an upscale Greek restaurant in their hometown of the Bronx in hopes that the new business venture can turn their lives around.
If you’re interested in seeing a master chef team up with a functioning alcoholic for a business venture that entails more than legitimate runs, then this is the show for you.
The Catch stars Mireille Enos as Alice Vaughan, who is the victim of fraud by her fiancé Benjamin Jones played by Peter Krause. She is determined to find him between working other cases.
The show also stars Sonya Walger, Rose Rollins, Elvy Yost, Jay Hayden, Jacky Ido, and Alimi Ballard.