What’s Premiering This Week (July 29-Aug. 7)
AMC will bid farewell to its drama/fantasy series Preacher with the debut of its final season, one of several shows making their debuts this week
Preacher, based on the comic book series of the same name, ends the saga of flawed preacher Jesse Custer who, along with his ex-girlfriend Tulip and vampire friend Cassidy, seek to find God. The 10-episode series, which debuts Aug. 4, stars Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga, and Joseph Gigun.
Below are video trailers and premiere dates for several shows debuting this week on cable networks and streaming services:
July 29 -- Lights Out With David Spade (talk show) -- Comedy Central
July 31 -- Four Weddings and a Funeral (romantic comedy series) -- Hulu
July 31 -- The Red Sea Diving Resort (drama series) -- Netflix
July 31 -- Sherman’s Showcase (comedy series) -- IFC
Aug. 1 -- No One Saw A Thing (documentary miniseries) -- Sundance TV
Aug. 2 -- A Black Lady Sketch Show -- (comedy) -- HBO
Aug. 2 -- Dear White People (Comedy) --- Netflix
Aug. 2 -- Descendants 3 (movie) -- Disney Channel
Aug. 2 -- Into The Dark: School Spirit -- (movie) -- Hulu
Aug. 2 -- This Is Football (sports documentary) -- Prime video
Aug. 4 -- Serengeti (documentary) -- Discovery Channel
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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.