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Here and NowHere and Now
HBO Max, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

Here and Now focuses on a contemporary multi-racial family: a philosophy professor, his lawyer wife, their three adopted children from Somalia, Vietnam and Colombia, and their sole biological child. This seemingly perfect, progressive family is in actuality harboring deep rifts. Then, one of the children begins to see things others cannot. Is it mental illness? Or something else? The series is a tragicomic meditation on the complicated forces at work on the people today.


KingsKings
NBC, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Soaps, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Inspired by the biblical story of King David, this contemporary soap is about a typical small town guy who becomes involved with high society and politics and rises to the top against all odds.


The EddyThe Eddy
Netflix, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Music | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

The story is about a Paris jazz club and focuses on the owner, the band, and the city. It's set in present day and deals heavily with the relationship between the American and French-Arab co-owners of the club.


StrifeStrife
Binge, 2023 Running | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

Follows Evelyn Jones, a contemporary, flawed publisher who develops from a living room blogger to one of the most important figures in women's media.


StuckStuck
BBC Two, 2022 On Hiatus | Comedy

Dan and Carla are at a cross-roads. Dan has been recently made redundant, while Carla is wondering whether this is all she can expect from life. Add their age gap to the mix, and the re-emergence onto the scene of Carla's ex-girlfriend Maya, and it's no wonder that they're feeling stuck.


BananaBanana
E4, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Lifestyle | ► Trailer

An 8 part series following the lives of the younger characters featured in 'Cucumber' in more detail.


Bed Friend: The SeriesBed Friend: The Series
WeTV, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

Uea is a very private person who hates casanovas, while King is smart and is a casanova. King and Uea work in the same office and both are best friends with Jade. They don't like each other but begin to have a particular "relation" for some reason.


Romper StomperRomper Stomper
Stan, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Mystery, Thriller
Rating: 5/5

This series is created as a sequel to the 1992 film Romper Stomper and is set 25 years after the events in the film.The six-part series follows a new generation of far-right activists and their anti-fascist counterparts, with the story focussing on a fictional far-right group led by Blake Farrand (Lachy Hulme) known as Patriot Blue.Jacqueline McKenzie, Dan Wyllie and John Brumpton will reprise their roles from the original film.


BufferingBuffering
ITV2, 2021 Running | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

Iain, a children's TV presenter navigates his way through a complicated relationship with a TV producer, Olivia.


Love in the Time of CoronaLove in the Time of Corona
Freeform, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Romance, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

A funny and hopeful look at the search for love, sex and connection during this time of social distancing.


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