Here Are 13 New And Returning TV Shows You Absolutely Need To Be Watching This Month

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1.Never Have I Ever Season 3

a character in therapy saying Olivia Rodrigo's album would disagree with the therapist

Last season we left off with Devi and Paxton fiiiiiinally getting together for real this time. Season 3 will pick up shortly after the dance when they make their official debut as a couple at school, and Devi is LIVING for the attention. With her newfound celebrity, Devi begins to realize that the relationship she thought she wanted might not be all it was cracked up to be, especially when her problems and insecurities don't magically disappear. Anirudh Pisharody joins the cast this season as Des, the super-smart (and super hot) son of Nalini's friend.

When it returns: Aug. 12 on Netflix

Netflix

2.House of the Dragon

character saying the king has an heir

House of the Dragon tells the story of the Targaryen civil war that divided the house 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones. This highly anticipated prequel mainly focuses on the infamous Dance of the Dragons where Prince Daemon and Princess Rhaenyra battle for succession on the Iron Throne. While many traditionalists aren't ready to see a woman take the throne and would prefer Daemon take his rightful reign, Rhaenyera is determined to "create a new order."

Starring: Paddy Considine, Emma D'Arcy, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, Fabien Frankel, Sonoya Mizuno, Rhys Ifans, and more

When it premieres: Aug. 21 on HBO

HBO

3.A League of Their Own

the team in a huddle

From Abbi Jacobson and Will Graham comes this series about the WWII All-American professional women's baseball league players as they form their groundbreaking team and battle with the world changing right before their eyes. It's an adaptation of the 1992 hit movie, with a new cast of characters and storylines, widening the lens for an entire generation. This series will delve a bit more into stories about race and sexuality, getting into the players' lives on the field and off.

Starring: Abbi Jacobson, Chanté Adams, D'Arcy Carden, Roberta Colindrez, Gbemisola Ikumel, Kelly McCormack, Priscilla Delgado, Nick Offerman, and more

When it premieres: Aug. 12 on Prime Video

Prime Video

4.She-Hulk: Attorney At Law

the hulk and she-hulk

She-Hulk finally joins the MCU in this new origin story series. Tatiana Maslany plays Jennifer Walters, a 30-something lawyer who specializes in cases involving superhumans. Her life turns upside down when she accidentally cross-contaminates with her cousin Bruce Banner's blood and receives Hulk powers of her own. Over the course of the series, Bruce will teach Jennifer how to control her newfound powers, and deal with her newfound celebrity, all while she wishes she never got them in the first place.

Starring: Tatiana Maslany, Jameela Jamil, Josh Segarra, Ginger Gonzaga, Jon Bass, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Tim Roth, Mark Ruffalo, Benedict Wong, and more

When it premieres: Aug. 18 on Disney+

Disney+

5.Tales of the Walking Dead

The latest series in The Walking Dead world revolves around many different characters trying to navigate their newfound reality. This anthology series jumps around the nation meeting new and old characters as they try to stay alive and fight the zombies they've grown to hate. The new season will include six episodes starring IRL favorites like Terry Crews, Parker Posey, and Olivia Munn. Samantha Morton will also return to the TWD universe as the infamous Alpha. Starring: Anthony Edwards, Parker Posey, Terry Crews, Poppy Liu, Jillian Bell, Daniella Pineda, Olivia Munn, Danny Ramirez, Loan Chabanol, Embeth Davidtz, Jessie T. Usher, Gage Munroe, Lauren Glazier, Matt Medrano, Samantha Morton, and moreWhen it premieres: Aug. 14 on AMC

The latest series in The Walking Dead world revolves around many different characters trying to navigate their newfound reality. This anthology series jumps around the nation meeting new and old characters as they try to stay alive and fight the zombies they've grown to hate. The new season will include six episodes starring IRL favorites like Terry Crews, Parker Posey, and Olivia Munn. Samantha Morton will also return to the TWD universe as the infamous Alpha.

Starring: Anthony Edwards, Parker Posey, Terry Crews, Poppy Liu, Jillian Bell, Daniella Pineda, Olivia Munn, Danny Ramirez, Loan Chabanol, Embeth Davidtz, Jessie T. Usher, Gage Munroe, Lauren Glazier, Matt Medrano, Samantha Morton, and more

When it premieres: Aug. 14 on AMC

AMC

6.Kevin Can F**k Himself Season 2

Allison telling her friend she needs to leave

The second and final season of Kevin Can F**k Himself is upon us, and things are getting heated. Allison failed at killing her husband last season, and now she's realizing she just needs to disappear if she wants any chance of starting over. Patty is in full support of Allison's leaving, but after the events of last season, she too is worried that Allison's plan might fall to pieces. We'll also see how Kevin's best friend Neil reacts when he finds out about Allison's new plans and past murder attempt. Literally, this show can not get any more stressful than it's about to.

When it returns: Aug. 22 on AMC

AMC

7.The Patient

patient saying he has a compulsion to kill people

Steve Carell plays Alan Strauss, a therapist who is taken captive and held prisoner by one of his patients, Sam Fortner. Revealing himself as a serial killer, Sam hires Alan in hopes of getting help stopping his homicidal urges. While in captivity, Alan will go through his own journey of self-actualization as he recounts his own past memories and repressed troubles.

Starring: Steve Carell, Domnhall Gleeson, Linda Emond, and more

When it premieres: Aug. 30 on FX on Hulu

FX

8.I Am Groot

groot

I Am Groot joins the grand plethora of MCU TV shows and this time around our beloved Baby Groot takes center stage. This animated series features five shorts starring Baby Groot, along with an appearance from everyone's favorite raccoon Rocket, played by Bradley Cooper. Each episode will follow Groot as he grows up, becomes accustomed to life in the galaxy, and meets new creatures that end up getting him into trouble. Plus, five more shorts are currently in development.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, and more

When it premieres: Aug. 10 on Disney+

Disney+

9.The Sandman

the sandman saying your waking world is shaped by the dreams he controls

Based on the book by Neil Gaiman, the series follows Morpheus, aka Dream, who gives shape to all of our deepest fears and fantasies. When Dream is suddenly captured and held prisoner for a century, his absence sets off a series of events that change both the dream and waking worlds. In order to restore control, Dream sets out on a journey across various worlds and timelines to fix his mistakes. What ensues is a great adventure where Dream visits old friends and foes and meets new entities, both cosmic and human.

Starring: Tom Sturridge, Gwendoline Christie, Vivienne Acheampong, Boyd Holbrook, Charles Dance, Asim Chaudhry, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Mason Alexander Park, Donna Preston, Jenna Coleman, Niamh Walsh, Joely Richardson, David Thewlis, Kyo Ra, Stephen Fry, Razane Jammal, Sandra James Young

When it premieres: Aug. 5 on Netflix

Netflix

10.Reservation Dogs Season 2

character saying all kinds of shit's been going down

Taika Waititi's critically acclaimed series returns for a second season on Hulu this month. Over the course of Season 1, we watched the group plan to make their escape out of their reservation in Oklahoma, however, Elora and Jackie end up being the only ones able to make the drive out. This season we'll see as Elora and Jackie realize that things aren't always greener on the other side. Meanwhile, Willie Jack is faced with breaking a "white wizard curse." Luckily the whole crew will be reunited once again. Plus, Megan Mullally and Marc Maron are also slated to join the cast this season.

When it returns: Aug. 3 on FX on Hulu

Hulu

11.Little Demon

cartoon dad saying he's not a deadbeat father

After being impregnated by the devil, a mother named Laura attempts to live a seemingly normal life out in Delaware...with her Antichrist daughter, Chrissy. Now, 13 years later, the two come up against monstrous forces, including the devil who now wants custody of his daughter's soul. Danny DeVito stars as the devil, Aubrey Plaza plays Laura, and Lucy DeVito (Danny's IRL daughter) plays Chrissy in this animated series created by Dan Harmon.

Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Danny DeVito, Lucy DeVito, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Shannon, Mel Brooks, and more

When it premieres: Aug. 25 on FXX

FXX

12.Locke & Key Season 3

Locke & Key returns for its third and final season on Netflix this month. We left off with Nina using the Memory Key to restore her lost memories and she'll most likely face the repercussions this time around. We also watched Tyler refuse to lose the Memory Key which will lead to him potentially losing his use of magic. This season the Locke family is up against their greatest threat yet as Captain Frederick Gideon becomes more powerful, and this battle will bond the family together in a way we've never seen before. When it returns: Aug. 10 on Netflix

Locke & Key returns for its third and final season on Netflix this month. We left off with Nina using the Memory Key to restore her lost memories and she'll most likely face the repercussions this time around. We also watched Tyler refuse to lose the Memory Key which will lead to him potentially losing his use of magic. This season the Locke family is up against their greatest threat yet as Captain Frederick Gideon becomes more powerful, and this battle will bond the family together in a way we've never seen before.

When it returns: Aug. 10 on Netflix

Netflix

13.And finally, Industry Season 2

character saying to stop waiting for approve and take what you deserve

Industry's long-awaited second season is hitting HBO this August. This time around, Pierpoint & Co. is determined to adjust to the post-pandemic world, however, things are not as simple as they once used to be. As the trading room and market become more intense than ever, we'll watch as Robert, Harper, Yasmin, and Gus cope with the changes. Now that they're no longer recent grads, the crew is expected to act like real investment bankers and keep up with this gritty, fast-paced atmosphere. There will also be some new faces coming into Pierpoint & Co. causing loyalties to be tested, and relationships to be doomed.

When it returns: Aug. 1 on HBO

HBO