Streaming services Amazon Prime and Netflix will both roll out high-profile scripted series heading into the Labor Day weekend.
Amazon Prime on Aug. 30 will debut Carnival Row, an eight-episode fantasy-themed drama series that depicts the tenuous relationship between humans and immigrant mythological creatures living among each other in the same city, according to the streaming service.
Also in the fantasy realm premiering Aug. 30 is Netflix’s The Dark Crystal:Age of Resistance (pictured), a 10-episode prequel series to the 1982 Jim Henson film The Dark Crystal.
Below are video trailers and premiere dates for several shows debuting this week on cable networks and streaming services:
Aug. 26 -- Dave Chappelle: Stick & Stones (comedy special) -- Netflix
Aug. 27 -- The Devil You Know (documentary) -- Viceland
Aug. 28 -- The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2 (returning series) -- MTV
Aug. 29 -- Growing Up Hip-Hop: New York (returning series) -- WE
Aug. 30 -- When Hope Calls (drama) -- Hallmark Movies Now
Aug. 30 -- Keeping Faith (returning series) -- Acorn Tv
Aug. 30 -- Styling Hollywood (reality series) -- Netflix
Sept. 2 -- Untouchable (documentary) -- Hulu
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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