What's Premiering This Week (March 18-24)
Freeform will launch its much publicized Pretty Little Liars spinoff The Perfectionists this week, while AMC premieres the final episodes of its martial arts-drama Into The Badlands.
Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists -- based on the novel The Perfectionists with characters from the Sara Shepard novel Pretty Little Liars -- premieres March 20 and follows the overachieving residents of a small town where the high-stakes environment eventually causes the murder of one of its residents, according to the network.
Into The Badlands will end its three-season run with the final eight episodes, which premieres March 24.
Below Are video trailers and premiere dates for several shows debuting this week on cable networks and streaming services:
March 18 -- The DL Hughley Show (talk show) -- TV One
March 19 -- Amy Schumer: Growing (special) -- Netflix
March 20 -- The Act (drama) -- Hulu
March 20 -- Step Up: High Water (drama) -- YouTube
March 21 -- Bronx SIU (drama) -- UMC
March 22 -- The Dirt (movie) -- Netflix
March 22 -- The OA (drama) -- Netflix
March 23 -- Action (sports documentary) -- Showtime
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