Television Shows to Watch This Summer
The summer season has finally arrived, and it brought some goodies along too! For those who enjoy relaxing at home, binge watching television series, here is a short list of summer must-sees that are sure to keep you on your toes.
1. Orange Is The New Black
This wildly popular series takes place at Litchfield Penitentiary, where main character Piper Chapman is an inmate serving time for drug trafficking initiated in her previous relationship. Hitting its 5th season on Netflix on June 9, the show features the lives of the many inmates serving time in the women’s prison.
A gritty-gangster love story, Power is definitely a show to look out for. This Starz series features the life of James St. Patrick a.k.a. “Ghost”, who is attempting to escape the drug lord lifestyle and become a successful and legal nightclub owner. However, several things from his past come in the way of his future plans, jeopardizing the lives of his family and friends around him.
YouTube star, Issa Rae takes awkwardness to the next level, in this HBO drama-comedy series. The story revolves around Issa, a 30-something year old living in Los Angeles with her boyfriend Lawrence, attempting to fulfill the needs of her relationship and her future dreams and goals. With the show premiering its second season on July 23rd, Insecure brings viewers a taste of scandalous relationships both in love, work and friendships, as well as comedy that is witty and refreshing.
The life of drug lord, Pablo Escobar, is chronicled in this action- drama series. A Netflix original, this show displays Escobar’s rise to power as a drug cartel in Colombia while American and Colombian police forces attempt to take him down. Season three is expected in August or September 2017.
5. Game of Thrones
One of America’s most high-anticipated television shows to date, Game of Thrones returns to HBO. Based on the novel, A Song of Fire and Ice by George Martin, the story follows the lives of Kings, Queens and citizens of the continents Westeros and Essos. The show has six seasons to date, with the Season 7 premiering on July 16.