Apple TV+’s ‘Foundation’ Top Anticipated New Show in September

Apple TV+’s science-fiction series “Foundation” was the top anticipated new show on the TV Time chart for September, while Netflix’s “Sex Education” was the most anticipated returning show.

“Foundation,” which debuts Sept. 24, is an adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s classic sci-fi novels. The story follows a group of exiles who learn that the only way to save the Galactic Empire from destruction is to defy it. Dr. Hari Seldon (Jared Harris) predicts the fall of the Empire and he and his followers establish the Foundation to attempt to provide civilization a future. The series also stars Lee Pace, Terrance Mann, Cassian Bilton, Lou Llobell, Leah Harvey, Laura Birn and Alfred Enoch.

The second-most-anticipated new show was Hulu’s “Y: The Last Man,” debuting Sept. 13. The DC Comic-based series takes place in a post-apocalyptic world in which a cataclysmic event decimates every mammal with a Y chromosome.

Taking the third spot on the new show chart was Disney+’s “Star Wars: Visions,” which debuts Sept. 22. It’s a collection of animated short films based on the “Star Wars” universe presented by top anime creators.

Netflix took the top three spots on the returning shows chart. Season three of top returning show “Sex Education,” a teen comedy, starts streaming Sept. 17. Season five of Spanish crime heist show “Money Heist,” No. 2 on the returning show chart, comes out Sept. 3. And season two of the Belgian sci-fi thriller “Into the Night,” which landed at No. 3 on the returning show chart, debuts Sept. 8.

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Most Anticipated New Shows for September:

  1. “Foundation” (Apple TV+) — Sept. 24
  2. “Y: The Last Man” (Hulu) — Sept. 13
  3. “Star Wars: Visions” (Disney+) — Sept. 22
  4. “Midnight Mass” (Netflix) — Sept. 24
  5. “Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol” (Peacock) — Sept. 16

 

Most Anticipated Returning Shows for September:

  1. “Sex Education” (Netflix) — Sept. 17
  2. “Money Heist” (Netflix) — Sept. 3
  3. “Into the Night” (Netflix) — Sept. 8
  4. “American Crime Story” (FX) — Sept. 7
  5. “The Morning Show” (Apple TV+) — Sept. 17

Disney+’s ‘What If …’ Top Anticipated New Show in August

Disney+’s “What If …” was the top anticipated new show on the TV Time chart for August.

The Marvel Universe animated anthology series, debuting Aug. 11, explores major Marvel moments had they gone differently.

Two new Hulu shows took the second and third spots on the chart. “Nine Perfect Strangers” (No. 2) is based on the New York Times bestseller about a health and wellness resort and debuts Aug. 18. “Only Murders in the Building” (No. 3) is a comedy murder mystery series and hits screens Aug. 31.

Topping the anticipated returning shows chart for August was NBC’s long-running cop comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.” The show’s eighth season debuts Aug. 12.

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Most Anticipated New Shows for August:

  1. “What If …” (Disney+) — Aug. 11
  2. “Nine Perfect Strangers” (Hulu) — Aug. 18
  3. “Only Murders in the Building” (Hulu) — Aug. 31
  4. “Heels” (Starz) — Aug. 15
  5. “The Chair” (Netflix) — Aug. 20

 

Most Anticipated Returning Shows for August:

  1. “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (NBC) — Aug. 12
  2. “American Horror Story” (FX) — Aug. 26
  3. “Control Z” (Netflix) — Aug. 4
  4. “Titans” (2018)(HBO Max) — Aug. 12
  5. “See” (Apple TV+) — Aug. 27

TV Time: Warner’s ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Most Anticipated Movie in March

Warner Bros.’ Godzilla vs. Kong was the most anticipated movie in March on the TV Time chart.

The monster flick, which will debut in theaters and on Warner’s streaming service HBO Max March 31, is a sequel to Godzilla: King of the Monsters and Kong: Skull Island and is the fourth film in Legendary Entertainment’s MonsterVerse. It stars Alexander Skarsgård and Millie Bobby Brown.

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Paramount’s The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run came in at No. 2 on the March TV Time anticipated movie chart. In the CGI-animated feature, coming to PVOD and the studio’s streaming service Paramount+ March 4, SpongeBob’s beloved pet snail Gary goes missing and a path of clues leads SpongeBob and Patrick to the powerful King Poseidon, who has Gary held captive in the Lost City of Atlantic City. It features appearances by Keanu Reeves and Snoop Dogg.

Meanwhile, another simultaneous streaming and theatrical debut, Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon, took the No. 4. spot. It comes out March 5 on Disney+ via Premier Access for an additional fee. The animated fantasy explores a world where humans and dragons once lived together in harmony, and when sinister monsters known as the Druun threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, those same monsters have returned, and it’s up to a lone warrior to track down the last dragon and stop the Druun for good.

 

 Most Anticipated March Movies

  1. Godzilla vs. Kong (Warner Bros.) March 31
  2. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (Paramount) March 4
  3. Chaos Walking (Lionsgate) March 5
  4. Raya and the Last Dragon (Disney) March 5
  5. Coming 2 America (Amazon) March 5
  6. Zack Synder’s Justice League (Warner Bros.) March 18
  7. Moxie (Netflix) March 3
  8. Boss Level (Hulu) March 5

 

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