Running time: 30 min
Creators: David Javerbaum, Chuck Lorre
Starring: Kathy Bates, Tone Bell, Dougie Baldwin, Jessica Lu, Aaron Clifton Moten, Elizabeth Alderfer
Disjointed is a workplace comedy about cannabis legend Ruth Whitefeather Feldman, a lifelong advocate for legalization who’s finally living her dream as the owner of an L.A.-area marijuana dispensary. Joining Ruth are her newly graduated twenty-something son, a team of young ‘budtenders’ and a deeply troubled security guard. All of them are more or less constantly high.
Running time: 49 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Creators: Chris Brancato, Eric Newman, Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro
Starring: Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook, Juan Pablo Raba, Roberto Urbina, Pedro Pascal
Narcos chronicles the rise of the cocaine trade in Colombia and the gripping real-life stories of drug kingpins of the late ‘80s. Also detailed are the actions taken by law enforcement in this war on drugs, targeting notorious and powerful figures that include drug lord Pablo Escobar. As efforts are made to control cocaine, one of the world’s most valuable commodities, the many entities involved – legal, political, police, military and civilian – find themselves in conflict.
Running time: 1 h
Creators: George Pelecanos, David Simon
Starring: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Carr, Margarita Levieva, Lawrence Gilliard Jr.
The Deuce chronicles the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry from the early 1970s through the mid-1980s when sex went from being a back-alley, brown-paper-bag commodity to a billion-dollar universal in American life, a moment when ground zero for the earliest pioneers in the flesh trade was the midtown heart of the nation’s largest city, New York’s Times Square.
Running time: 1 h 4 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Creators: Ronald D. Moore
Starring: Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies, Graham McTavish, Gary Lewis, Duncan Lacroix
After serving as a British Army nurse in World War II, Claire Randall is enjoying a second honeymoon in Scotland with husband Frank, an MI6 officer. Suddenly, Claire is transported to 1743 and into a mysterious world where her freedom and life are threatened. To survive, she marries Jamie Fraser, a strapping Scots warrior with a complicated past and a disarming sense of humor. A passionate relationship ensues, and Claire is caught between two vastly different men in two inharmonious lives.
Running time: 1 h
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Creators: Mark Frost, David Lynch
Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Joan Chen, Piper Laurie, Jack Nance, Ray Wise
A crime drama mixed with healthy doses of the surreal, this series is about FBI Agent Dale Cooper, who travels to the small logging town of Twin Peaks to solve the murder of seemingly innocent high schooler Laura Palmer. Almost nothing is as it seems, however, and the show’s sometimes eerie visuals, oddball characters and wild dream sequences drive the point home.