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Young RockYoung Rock
NBC, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Young Rock focuses on different chapters of Dwayne Johnson's life. From growing up in a strong and resilient family, to being surrounded by the wild characters of his professional wrestling family, to playing football at the University of Miami, the show will explore the crazy rollercoaster that has shaped Dwayne into the man he is today and the larger-than-life characters he's met along the way.


The ActThe Act
Hulu, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

The Act is a character-based true-crime anthology series. Each season will center on one particular case, with the first installment based on Dean's 2016 Buzzfeed article "Dee Dee Wanted Her Daughter to Be Sick, Gypsy Wanted Her Mom to Be Murdered". It is the true story of single mom Dee Dee Blanchard who convinced everyone around her that her daughter, Gypsy, was sick with multiple serious illnesses even though Gypsy was perfectly healthy.


WeCrashedWeCrashed
Apple TV+, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.6/5

Follow the greed-filled rise and inevitable fall of WeWork, one of the world's most valuable startups, and the narcissists whose chaotic love made it all possible.


F Is For FamilyF Is For Family
Netflix, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Animation | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

A lower middle class family living in the 1970s. Based on comedian Bill Burr's childhood.


When They See UsWhen They See Us
Netflix, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, History, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Based on a true story that gripped the country, the limited series will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.


I Am the NightI Am the Night
TNT, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

I Am The Night tells the story of Fauna Hodel, who was given away by her teenage birth mother to a black restroom attendant in a Nevada casino in 1949. As Fauna begins to investigate the secrets to her past, she follows a sinister trail that swirls ever closer to an infamous Hollywood gynecologist, Dr. George Hodel, a man involved in the darkest Hollywood debauchery and a suspect in the infamous "Black Dahlia" murder of Elizabeth Short in Los Angeles in 1947.


TurnTurn
AMC, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

This series tells the story of New York farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America's fight for independence.


The Hot ZoneThe Hot Zone
Nat Geo, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Based on the eponymous international bestseller by Richard Preston, The Hot Zone recounts the terrifying true story of the origins of the Ebola virus, a highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest and its first arrival on U.S. soil. In 1989, when this killer suddenly appears in chimpanzees in a scientific lab in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. - a stone's throw away from the White House - there is no known cure. A heroic U.S. Army veterinarian, working with a secret military SWAT team, puts herself in mortal peril when she tries to head off the outbreak before it spreads to the human population. The Hot Zone is a dramatic, hair-raising account of a rare and lethal virus and its impact on the human race.


A League of Their Own (2022)A League of Their Own (2022)
Prime Video, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Military/War, Sports | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Comedy series about the WWII All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.


Gentleman JackGentleman Jack
HBO Max, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Gentleman Jack is a remarkable and unlikely love story set in the complex, changing world of 1832 Halifax - the cradle of the industrial revolution - just as it's all kicking off. The drama will explore Anne Lister's relationships at home with her family, her servants, her tenants and her industrial rivals, who will use any dirty tricks they can to bring her down. At its heart is her relationship with her would-be wife, the wealthy heiress Ann Walker. It has all the warmth, wit, humour and complexity that audiences have come to associate with Sally Wainwright's writing.


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