A number of scripted series will make their return with new episodes this week as the summer television season winds down.
Starz’ Power will debut Aug. 25 with its sixth and final season, while on the same day Showtime’s The Affair premieres its fifth and last season. HBO’s Ballers will also bow its fifth season on Aug. 25 along with the fourth season of Hallmark Channel’s drama series Chesapeake Shores.
Also returning this week for its final season is Netflix's controversial drama series 13 Reasons Why, premiering Aug. 23.
Below are video trailers and premiere dates for several shows debuting this week on cable networks and streaming services:
Aug. 21 -- American Factory (documentary) -- Netflix
Aug. 21 -- Ghost Hunters (reality) -- A&E
Aug. 23 -- Jawline (documentary) -- Hulu
Aug. 24-- Hitsville: The Making Of Motown (documentary series) -- Showtime
Aug. 25 -- On Becoming a God In Central Florida (comedy series) -- Showtime
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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