Paramount Plus's Star Trek: Strange New Worlds debuts May 5 and follows the adventures onboard the U.S.S. Enterprise in the decade before the original Star Trek series. The series stars Anson Mount as Captain Christopher Pike, Ethan Peck as Spock, and Rebecca Romijn as Number One.
Returning for its second season on May 6 is Apple TV Plus' s drama series Tehran, starring Niv Sultan as a Mossad spy who infiltrates the inner workings of Iran. Close, whose last regular TV series role was in Damages in 2012, joins the cast for the show's sophomore campaign.
Below are video trailers and premiere dates for multiple shows debuting the week of May 2 to May 8 on cable networks and streaming services (for some videos, viewer discretion is advised):
May 4 – The Circle (returning series) – Netflix
May 4 – Meltdown: Three Mile Island (documentary) – Netflix
May 5 – The Porter (drama) – BET Plus
May 5 – Girls5eva (returning series) – Peacock
May 5 – Wild babies (documentary) – Netflix
May 5 – The Pentaverate (comedy) – Netflix
May 5 – The Staircase (drama) – HBO Max
May 6 – The Big Conn (documentary) – Apple TV Plus
May 6 – The Great Soul Food Cook-off (reality) – OWN
May 6 – Sheryl (music documentary) – Showtime
May 6 – The Wilds (returning series) – Prime Video
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