From action comedies to emotionally captivating dramas, here are some of the Emmy-nominated shows you should watch.
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Nominations for the 73rd annual Emmy Awards were announced Tuesday, giving TV fans the chance to add new shows to their watchlists. From comedies and dramas to thrillers, to a dystopian favorite, Amazon prime, Hulu, Disney +, and HBO Max face fierce competition in the streaming world. Whether you’re a Netflix subscriber and looking to add additional platforms to your streaming library or just looking for a new series you’d love to fall in love with, check out some of the Emmy-nominated series to watch on HBO below. Max, Prime Video, Disney +, and Hulu. For additional streaming options, check out our recommendations for affordable platforms to replace (or supplement) your cable subscription.
If you love superheroes, you might want to add “The Boys” to your must-see list. Now in its second season, the action-comedy-drama developed by Eric Kripke (“Supernatural), takes place in a world where superheroes are worshiped like gods. But it’s not your average hero story.” The Boys “examines what happens when superheroes abuse their power and use it for evil instead of good. The show centers on The Boys, a group who seek to reveal the truth behind” The Seven. ” , the first superheroes with corporate backing from ubiquitous Vought International. “The Boys” stars Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Dominique McElligott and Jessie T. Usher. You can stream “The Boys” sure Amazon prime.
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No need to leave the sofa to enjoy a journey through the misadventures of Cassie Bowden (Kaley Cuoco), a free-spirited alcoholic flight attendant whose hectic life gets even crazier after spending the night with her. one of the passengers on his flight to Bangkok. What starts off as a night of booze shenanigans turns into a mysterious murder with Cassie rushing to find answers without arousing suspicion from the FBI. Fortunately, she gets a little help in solving the murder of the victim herself. You can stream “The Flight Attendant” on HBO Max.
“Land of love”
Set in the 1950s, “Lovecraft Country” is a supernatural drama that tackles the horrors of racism in America. The series, based on the novel by Matt Ruff and developed by Misha Green, follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors), his friend Leticia (Jurnee Smollett) and his uncle George (Courtney B. Vance), as they embark on a journey to find his missing father (played by Michael K. Williams). The story is set in the time of Jim Crow and interweaves real-life stories (such as the murder of Emmett Till and the Tulsa Race Massacre). The search for his lost father leads Atticus on a path of self-discovery that requires him to harness his inner power (and time travel) to learn more about his roots. “Lovecraft Country” won’t be returning for a second season, but you can stream the first season on HBO Max.
“The Handmaid’s Tale”
Based on the novels of Margaret Atwood, “The Handmaid’s Tale” has built a cult following over the past four seasons. And if you’re not already watching, it’s time to get on board. The surrealist series focuses on a totalitarian society in the near future where women are treated as property and forced to bear children. The cast of “The Handmaid’s Tale” includes Elisabeth Moss, Samira Wiley, Joseph Fiennes, Ann Dowd, Ipsita Paul, Yvonne Strahovski, Max Minghella, Amanda Brugel, as well as Bradley Whitford and OT. Fagbenle, both of which won the Emmy for Best Supporting Actor. You can stream the series on Hulu.
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“I can destroy you”
Michaela Coel stars in this moving story about a 20-something Londoner who rebuilds her life after surviving a rape. Coel wrote, directed and starred in the captivating series “Arabella”, an aspiring novelist struggling to complete her second book. Arabella decides to take a break from writing and have a drink with friends at a local bar where her drink is spiked and she is sexually assaulted in a bathroom. After the traumatic event, Arabella struggles to piece together the pieces of her life. “I May Destroy You” is streaming on HBO Max.
As the first live-action series in the “Star Wars” franchise, “The Mandalorian” had some big shoes to fill, and it’s safe to say the show exceeded expectations. Jon Favreau created the series, which takes place five years after the events of Return of the Jedi. The plot centers around a Mandalorian bounty hunter who is hired to retrieve Grogu (aka Baby Yoga) but changes gears and runs away instead. “The Mandalorian” became the most watched series streaming in the US, but if you haven’t seen it already, stream it now on Disney +.