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May 3
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Keke Palmer and Pete Davidson play convincing (and hapless) corporate assassins in <i>Hit Job</i>

Maybe it’s just where we find ourselves in this stage of late-stage capitalism, but this farcical narrative fiction podcast about a post-Purge murder-for-hire company just hits. Hit Job, Audible’s new 12-part scripted series, imagines a world where acts of homicide, just like everything else, can be outsourced for a

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<i>Selena: The Series </i>finally puts the singer in the spotlight, but it’s not nearly enough
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The first nine episodes of Netflix’s Selena: The Series handled the life of the Queen Of Tejano with a lot of heavy-handed sentiment but nowhere near as much nuance. With the late singer’s father Abraham Quintanilla and sister Suzette Quintanilla serving as executive producers, the first half of the series dug deep

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A not-so-<i>Bad Batch</i>: May’s TV premieres include <i>Halston</i>, <i>Hacks, </i><i>Ziwe</i>, and more

As the world begins to open up once more to social activities (for those who have been fully vaccinated, that is), TV is making a few big plays to keep everyone indoors this May. A new Star Wars animated show, Ziwe’s hotly anticipated Showtime debut, Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of The Underground Railroad, and more

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In its final season premiere, <i>Pose </i>provides an empathetic and complex depiction of addiction

For its third and final season, Pose time-jumps to 1994, with every character finding themselves in new circumstances. It’s the year that HIV/AIDS became the leading cause of death for all Americans between ages 25 and 44. That historical context provides emotional and narrative stakes over the course of the

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