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Atlanta's Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children

This docuseries explores the period between 1979 and 1981 when at least 30 African-American children and young adults disappeared or were murdered in Atlanta.

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Westworld

Explore questions about the nature of our reality, free will and what makes us human with new cast members Aaron Paul and Vincent Cassel.

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The Plot Against America

A working-class Jewish family in New Jersey watches the political rise of the aviator-hero and xenophobic populist Charles Lindbergh. Based on the Philip Roth novel of the same name.

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    High Maintenance

    The critically acclaimed comedy is back for a new season featuring more stories of modern city life, connected by endearing, bike-riding marijuana dealer The Guy.

    Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

    John Oliver continues to help make sense of the madness that is our increasingly volatile world in his award-winning series.

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    My Brilliant Friend

    Growing up doesn't mean letting go. See a timeless friendship come of age in Season 2 of the series based on Elena Ferrante's bestselling novels.

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    Real Time with Bill Maher

    Bill Maher breaks down the week in news with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Max Brooks, Seth MacFarlane, Willie Nelson, and Senator Bernie Sanders.

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    The Sopranos
    The Sopranos

    Mob life seems stressful enough. Add a family to the mix and it's near-impossible to juggle. See how Tony Soprano, played by the masterful James Gandolfini, does it in the cinematic series.

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    The Wire

    Creator David Simon used his experience reporting on the homicide beat to tell illuminating stories set on the streets of Baltimore, where law enforcement and the drug trade collide.

    Succession

    A New York media family wrestles for control over their father's business in the series critics call “deliciously savage.”

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    Veep

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus leads a stellar ensemble in this award-winning comedy about a vice president with bigger ambitions.

    True Blood
    True Blood

    Explore a Louisiana town where a new synthetic blood has allowed vampires to mix with humans for the first time... with varied results.

    Barry
    Barry

    Bill Hader and Henry Winkler star in the Emmy-winning comedy about a hitman-turned-actor looking for a new life.

    Silicon Valley

    Introverted programmer Richard (Thomas Middleditch) and his pals stumble through the outrageous world of tech start-ups in the comedy from Mike Judge.

    Six Feet Under
    Six Feet Under

    Family is complicated — especially when you own (and live in) a funeral home with them. Experience the highs and lows of life and death with the Fisher family in this darkly comic drama.

    Ballers

    In sun-soaked Miami, a retired football superstar (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) tries to reinvent himself as a financial manager for current players.

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    Go inside the con that allowed one man to rig the results of the popular McDonald’s Monopoly game for an entire decade.

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    I Love You, Now Die

    Filmmaker Erin Lee Carr (Mommy Dead and Dearest) chronicles the trial against Michelle Carter, whose boyfriend died by suicide in July 2014 after receiving alarming texts from Carter.

    The Case Against Adnan Syed
    The Case Against Adnan Syed

    Following the revelations of the podcast Serial, this docuseries presents new witness testimony and evidence that challenge the state’s case.

    The Inventor: Out For Blood in Silicon Valley

    Witness the rise and fall of Theranos, the one-time multibillion-dollar healthcare company founded by Elizabeth Holmes.

    Jane Fonda in Five Acts
    Jane Fonda in Five Acts

    Get an intimate look at the Oscar winner's singular journey, marked by controversy, tragedy and transformation.

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    Elvis Preseley: The Searcher

    Follow the King's ascent to superstardom through interviews with his friends, family, colleagues and fellow musicians, plus never-before-seen footage from collections worldwide.

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    The Apollo

    Learn about the unique history and contemporary legacy behind a New York City landmark that’s hosted some of the world’s biggest musicians over its 85 years.

    True Justice: Bryan Stephenson’s Fight for Equality
    True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality

    Follow one public interest attorney's fight to create greater fairness in the criminal justice system and see how racial injustice emerged, evolved and continues to threaten the country in this enlightening portrait.

    We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest

    Go behind the scenes of the months leading up to Oakland, California's annual Martin Luther King Oratorical Festival, where kids from pre-K to 12th grade perform a mix of poetry and speeches.

    United Skates
    United Skates

    As America’s last standing roller rinks are threatened with closure, a community joins forces in a racially charged environment to save the underground African-American subculture of roller skating.

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    Finding the Way Home

    Learn about what it's like living in orphanages through the stories of eight children who are now thriving in safe, loving homes.

    King in the Wilderness

    Through personal stories of the people who were around him, this film follows Martin Luther King, Jr. during the last years of his life.

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    Get the latest news and previews of what’s to come.

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    Premieres April 12

    RUN

    A woman's humdrum life is thrown upside down when her college sweetheart invites her to drop everything and meet him in New York. Written and executive-produced by Vicky Jones (Fleabag, Killing Eve).

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    Premieres April 12

    Insecure

    Issa Rae stars as Issa Dee, who struggles to navigate the tricky professional and personal terrain of Los Angeles along with her best friend Molly (Yvonne Orji).

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    Premieres April 23

    We're Here

    Follow small-town residents as they’re recruited and trained to participate in a one-night-only drag performance with help from Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara and Shangela Laquifa Wadley.

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    Premieres April 25

    Bad Education

    Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney star as the Long Island school supervisors behind the largest public school embezzlement scandal in American history. Inspired by true events.

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    Premieres May 1

    Betty

    A diverse group of young women navigate their lives through the male-dominated world of skateboarding in New York City. ‌

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    Premieres May 10

    I Know This Much Is True

    Mark Ruffalo stars as twin brothers struggling with family history and mental illness in this limited series adaptation. Directed by Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine).

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    Premieres this Fall

    The Third Day

    One man (The New Pope's Jude Law) visits a mysterious island off the British coast and discovers a group of inhabitants intent on preserving their home at any cost.

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    Premieres this fall

    The Undoing

    Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant and Donald Sutherland star in this psychological thriller about a woman whose seemingly perfect life is upended by a very public disaster.

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