‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Top Anticipated New Show in May

The Disney+ series “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” was the top anticipated new show on the TV Time chart for May.

The animated “Star Wars” franchise show, debuting May 4, follows members of a unique squad of clones who find their way in a changing galaxy in the aftermath of the Clone War. Coming in at No. 2 on the new show chart was “Jupiter’s Legacy.” Season two of the series about superhero families premieres May 7.

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Topping the anticipated returning shows chart for May was Netflix’s “Love, Death & Robots.” The animated anthology series from Tim Miller and David Fincher starts its second season May 14. No. 2 on the returning show chart was another Netflix show, the Norwegian mystery series “Ragnarok,” season two of which debuts May 27.

TV Time, owned by Whip Media, is a free TV viewership tracking app that tracks consumers’ viewing habits worldwide and is visited by more than 1 million consumers every day, according to the company. TV Time’s “Anticipation Report” is based on data from those users.

Most Anticipated New Shows for May:

  1. “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” (Disney+) — May 4
  2. “Jupiter’s Legacy” (Netflix) — May 7
  3. “M.O.D.O.K.” (Hulu) — May 21
  4. “Doom at Your Service” (TVN) — May 10
  5. “The Underground Railroad” (Amazon Prime Video) — May 14

 

Most Anticipated Returning Shows for May:

  1. “Love, Death & Robots” (Netflix) — May 14
  2. “Ragnarok” (Netflix) — May 27
  3. “Dynasty” (2017) (CW) — May 7
  4. “Who Killed Sara?” (Netflix) — May 19
  5. “Castlevania” (Netflix) — May 13

CW’s ‘Superman & Lois’ Top Anticipated New Show on February TV Time Chart

The CW’s “Superman & Lois” was the top anticipated new show, and the CBC’s “Workin’ Moms” the top anticipated returning show, on the TV Time Charts for February.

TV Time is a free TV viewership tracking app that tracks consumers’ viewing habits worldwide and is visited by more than 1 million consumers every day, according to the company. TV Time’s “Anticipation Report” is based on data from those users.

“Superman & Lois,” debuting on the CW Feb. 23, follows the famous superhero and journalist, who after years of facing supervillains, monsters, and aliens, try to deal with the stress and complexities that come with raising two boys as working parents.

Season five of the comedy “Workin’ Moms” debuts Feb. 16 on Canada’s CBC.

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Netflix took two of the top five spots on the new show chart. At No. 4 was “Firefly Lane,” debuting Feb. 3. It follows Tully and Kate, who meet as young girls on Firefly Lane and become inseparable friends throughout 30 years of ups and downs. At No. 5 was “Tribes of Europa,” hitting screens Feb. 19. Set in 2070, it follows three siblings trying to change the fate of Europe after a global catastrophe fractures it into countless micro-states fighting for dominance.

Among other streamers, Apple TV+’s “For All Mankind” came in at No. 3 and Amazon’s “The Family Man” at No. 4 on the returning shows chart. Both debut their sophomore seasons in February. The alt-history series “For All Mankind” moves to 1983 in the midst of the Cold War, where tensions between the U.S. and the USSR are at their peak. “The Family Man” is an Indian spy series.

 

Most Anticipated New Shows for February:

  1. “Superman & Lois” (CW) — Feb. 23
  2. “Clarice” (CBS) — Feb. 11
  3. “The Equalizer” (CBS) — Feb. 7
  4. “Firefly Lane” (Netflix) — Feb. 3
  5. “Tribes of Europa” (Netflix) — Feb. 19

 

Most Anticipated Returning Shows for February:

  1. “Workin’ Moms” (CBC) — Feb. 16
  2. “Black Lightning” (CW) — Feb. 8
  3. “For All Mankind” (Apple TV+) — Feb. 19
  4. “The Family Man” (Amazon Prime Video) — Feb. 12
  5. “Harrow” (ABC) — Feb. 7

‘Supergirl’ Season Four on Disc Sept. 17

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release Supergirl: The Complete Fourth Season on Blu-ray and DVD Sept. 17 (order date Aug. 13).

The season deals with Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) confronting an anti-alien movement led by Agent Liberty (Sam Witwer), as well as a conspiracy involving a duplicate of Supergirl trained by a hostile foreign government.

The cast also includes Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh, Katie McGrath, Jesse Rath, Nicole Maines, April Parker, David Harewood and Jon Cryer.

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The Blu-ray and DVD includes all 22 episodes, plus highlights from the show’s panel at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con International, deleted scenes, a gag reel, a “Villains: Modes of Persuasion” featurette, and a featurette about the season’s “Elseworlds” crossover event with other DC TV series.

The Blu-ray will also include the “Elseworlds” episodes from “The Flash” and “Arrow.”

The fourth season is currently available to own digitally, and a digital copy is included with the Blu-ray.

‘The Flash’ Season Five on Disc Aug. 27

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release The Flash: The Complete Fifth Season on Blu-ray and DVD Aug. 27 (order date July 23).

The season deals with team Flash working with Barry and Iris’ future daughter, Nora, who has come back in time to confront a new threat to metahumans in Central City..

The Blu-ray and DVD includes all 22 episodes, plus highlights from the show’s panel at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con International,deleted scenes, a gag reel, the featurette “The Evolution of Killer Frost,” a “Villains: Modes of Persuasion” featurette, and a featurette about the season’s “Elseworlds” crossover event with other DC TV series.

The Blu-ray will also include the “Elseworlds” episodes from “Arrow” and “Supergirl.”

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The cast includes Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes, Hartley Sawyer, Danielle Nicolet, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Chris Klein, Tom Cavanagh and Jesse L. Martin.

The fifth season is currently available to own digitally, and a digital copy is included with the Blu-ray.

‘Arrow’ Season Seven on Disc Aug. 20

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release Arrow: The Complete Seventh Season on Blu-ray and DVD Aug. 20 (order date July 16).

The season deals with the aftermath of Oliver Queen’s surrendering to the FBI and publicly admitting to being the vigilante Green Arrow.

The Blu-ray and DVD includes all 22 episodes, plus highlights from the show’s panel at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con International, deleted scenes, a gag reel, a “Villains: Modes of Persuasion” featurette, and a featurette about the season’s “Elseworlds” crossover event with other DC TV series.

The Blu-ray will also include the “Elseworlds” episodes from “The Flash” and “Supergirl.”

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The cast includes Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Emily Bett Rickards, Echo Kellum, Rick Gonzalez, Juliana Harkavy, Colton Haynes, Kirk Acevedo and Sea Shimooka.

The seventh season is currently available to own digitally, and a digital copy is included with the Blu-ray.

First Season of ‘Black Lightning’ Coming to Disc June 26

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is bringing Black Lightning: The Complete First Season to Blu-ray and DVD June 26 (order date May 22). The Blu-ray will also include digital copies for all 13 episodes.

Based on the DC Comics character, “Black Lightning” stars Cress Williams as the superhero gifted with the power to control electricity, who returns to action after a long hiatus to fight a resurgence of corruption and gang violence in his city, and to protect his family from a decades-long conspiracy.

The CW network series also stars China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, Marvin “Krondon” Jones III, Damon Gupton and James Remar.

Home video bonus materials include deleted scenes, a gag reel, the show’s Comic-Con panel, and the featurettes “A Family of Strength” and “Black Lightning Come Visit Georgia.”