Cable networks and streaming services will look to end the month of May on a high note with several series and movie premieres leading into Memorial Day weekend.
Disney Plus will debut its highly anticipated movie Cruella, starring Emma Stone in the role of 101 Dalmatians antagonist Cruella de Vil in a prequel of the classic Disney film. Disney Plus subscribers will have to pay an additional $30 for the movie as part of the streaming service’s Premiere Access movie offering for movies that debut day and date with their theater premiere.
Also slated for this week is the May 27 premiere of Friends: The Reunion special on HBO, which reunites the stars of the popular 1990’s sitcom -- Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer -- for a real-life, unscripted celebration of the show.
Below are video trailers and premiere dates for several shows debuting the week of May 24 to May 31 on cable networks and streaming services (for some videos, viewer discretion is advised):
May 25 -- Mr. Inbetween (returning series) -- FX
May 26 -- The Bold Type (returning series) -- Freeform
May 27 -- Blue Miracle (movie) -- Netflix
May 27 -- Madagascar: A Little Wild (returning series) -- Peacock
May 27 -- Rugrats (animation) -- Paramount Plus
May 28 -- The Kominsky Method (returning series) -- Netflix
May 28 -- Lucifer (returning series) -- Netflix
May 28 -- Plan B (movie) -- Hulu
May 29 -- Oslo (movie) -- HBO Max
May 30 -- Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre (documentary) -- History
May 31 -- Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted (reality series) -- National Geographic
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.
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