Major streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu have a busy month in the works, with a batch of new series and new seasons making their debut on the streamers.
A roundup of July releases by TV Media Insights notes that Netflix has set July 31 as the debut date for “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp,” an eight-episode series that’s a prequel to the 2001 movie, with heavyweights Bradley Cooper, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd and Elizabeth Banks returning from the film.
Netflix is also unspooling season two of “BoJack Horseman,” due July 17.
“Also arriving on Netfllix: the fourth season of AMC’s ‘Hell on Wheels’ (July 4) and several cable reality series, all premiering on the streaming service on Tuesday, July 14: season one of A&E’s ‘Bad Ink,’ season two of Lifetime’s ‘Preachers’ Daughters’ and A&E’s ‘Storage Wars: Texas,'” the report adds.
Amazon Prime broke out season five of “Downton Abbey” July 1, and plans to run CBS’s “Under the Dome” and “Extant” starting four days after they air on the linear channel, similar to the arrangement las summer.
Amazon also has a batch of HBO programming on the way: season three of “Boardwalk Empire” (July 16), season five of “True Blood” (July 16), the first two seasons of “The Newsroom” (July 23), all of “Entourage” (July 30), and the Liberace biopic “Behind the Candelabra” (July 30).
Hulu rolls out season three of “East Los High” July 15.
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Here’s a teaser for season two of “BoJack Horseman”: