What's Premiering This Week (May 13-May 19)

Hulu’s George Clooney-produced original series Catch-22 is among several new shows debuting over the next seven days.

The series, based on the classic Joseph Heller novel, premieres May 17 and follows the adventures and misadventures of a US air squadron in Italy in World War II, according to Hulu.

HBO teams with NBA superstar LeBron James for a documentary on the life of legendary heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali. What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali, debuts May 14 and explores Ali’s greatest triumphs and comebacks, painting an intimate portrait of a man who, against all odds, dreamed and achieved the impossible, according to the network. 

Below are video trailers and premiere dates for several shows debuting this week on cable networks and streaming service:

May 13 -- LA’s Finest (drama series) -- Spectrum

May 14 -- Living The Dream (comedy series) -- Britbox

May 17 -- Fleabag (returning series) -- Prime Video

May 17 -- It’s Bruno (comedy series) -- Netflix

May 17 -- See You Yesterday (sci-fi movie) -- Netflix


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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.