What’s Premiering This Week (May 17-May 23)

HBO's 'In Treatment'
HBO's 'In Treatment' (Image credit: HBO)

A slew of returning series and the latest Marvel Studios-produced show highlight a busy week of show premieres.

On Sunday, Showtime will return two of its popular series Black Monday and The Chi, while HBO resurrects drama series In Treatment after an 11-year hiatus. Also, Netflix brings back a retooled version of its Emmy Award series Master of None. 

 On the premiere front, Hulu on May 21 will debut the latest Marvel-themed original series, Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K., an animated show that follows the exploits of a failed supervillain. Also on the 21st, Prime Video will premiere Solos, an sci-fi anthology series featuring a star-studded cast including Anthony Mackie, Uzo Aduba, Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway and Helen Miren.

Below are video trailers and premiere dates for several shows debuting the week of May 17 to May 23 on cable networks and streaming services (for some videos, viewer discretion is advised):

 May 19 -- The Last Days (documentary) -- Netflix 

 May 20 -- Gomorrah (returning series) -- HBO Max

 May 20 -- Too Close (drama) -- AMC Plus 

May 20 -- Special (comedy) -- Netflix

 May 21 -- 1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything (documentary series) -- Apple TV Plus 

 May 21 -- The Bite (dramedy) -- Spectrum 

 May 21 -- Army of The Dead (horror) -- Netflix  

 May 21 -- The Me You Can’t See (reality) -- Apple Tv Plus 

 May 21 -- Trying (comedy) -- Apple TV Plus  

 May 23 -- Flatbush Misdemeanors (comedy) -- Showtime 

R. Thomas Umstead

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.