The first full week of July will feature several new and returning scripted series premieres as well as two high-profile movie releases across cable and streaming services.
On the scripted front, HBO Max’s reboot of the classic CW series Gossip Girl premieres July 8, while the same night Freeform brings back its black-ish spinoff grown-ish for its fourth season. Also, HBO on July 11 premieres comedy series The White Lotus, starring Connie Britton, Steve Zahn and Molly Shannon.
Disney Plus rings up two marquee movie debuts beginning July 7 with the animated film Monsters at Work, based off the Monsters, Inc. movie franchise. Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Bonnie Hunt and John Ratzenberger all return to the franchise for Monsters At Work.
Disney Plus on July 9 will premiere the much-anticipated Marvel Studios-produced Black Widow movie, starring Scarlett Johansson as the title character. Black Widow will be available to Disney Plus subscribers for an additional $29.99 on the same day it debuts in theaters.
Below are video trailers and premiere dates for several shows debuting the week of July 6 to July 11 on cable networks and streaming services (for some videos, viewer discretion is advised):
July 6 -- I Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson (returning series) -- Netflix
July 9 -- Fear Street Part Two: 1978 (horror movie) -- Netflix
July 9 -- Virgin River (drama) -- Netflix
July 9 -- This Way Up (returning series) -- Hulu
July 9 -- Leverage: Redemption (returning series) -- IMDb TV
July 9 -- The Patrick Star Show (animation) -- Nickelodeon
July 11 -- Animal Kingdom (returning series) -- TNT
July 11 -- History of the Sitcom (documentary series) -- CNN
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R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.