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What’s Premiering This Week (Dec. 2-Dec. 8)

The first week of December will feature the return of several veteran series including Emmy winning show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, as well as a sequel of Showtime drama series The L Word.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel will debut its third season Dec. 6 on Prime Video with actress Rachel Brosnahan and Tony Shalhoub reprising their Emmy-winning roles.

Other shows returning this week include Netflix’s Fuller House for its fifth and final season (Dec. 6) and History's Vikings for its sixth and final season (Dec. 4).

On the new series front, Showtime will resurrect its drama series The L Word for a new series run. The Dec. 8 premiere of The L Word: Generation Q will feature Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig (pictured) and Leisha Hailey reprising their roles from the original series, which ran on Showtime from 2004-2009. 

Below are video trailers and premiere dates for several shows debuting this week on cable networks and streaming services (for some videos, viewer discretion is advised):

Dec. 2 -- Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On (documentary) -- A&E

Dec. 3 -- 24/7: Kelly Slater (documentary) -- HBO

Dec. 3 -- Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah (comedy special) -- Netflix

Dec. 4 -- Toast of London (comedy) -- IFC

Dec. 5 -- Tell Me A Story (returning series) -- CBS All Access

Dec. 5 -- V Wars (sci-fi) -- Netflix

Dec. 6 -- Astronomy Club (sketch comedy) -- Netflix

Dec. 6 -- The Confession Killer (miniseries) -- Netflix

Dec. 6 -- Reprisal (drama) -- Hulu

Dec. 6 -- Truth Be Told (drama) -- Apple TV+

Dec. 8 -- Work In Progress (comedy) -- 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.