Whip Media: ‘Ahsoka’ Top New Show, ‘Heartstopper’ Top Returning Show, ‘Blue Beetle’ Top Movie Anticipated in August

Disney+’s “Ahsoka” is the top anticipated new show, Netflix’s “Heartstopper” is the most anticipated returning show, and Blue Beetle is the top anticipated movie on the Whip Media charts for August.

“Ahsoka,” which debuts Aug. 23, is the latest series spinoff in the “Star Wars” universe. Set after the fall of the Empire, it follows the former Jedi Knight Ahsoka Tano as she investigates an emerging threat to a vulnerable galaxy. 

“Heartstopper” returns for its second season Aug. 3. It’s a British coming-of-age romantic comedy-drama created by Alice Oseman and based on her webcomic and graphic novel.

In Warner Bros.’ DC Comics-based Blue Beetle, debuting in theaters Aug. 18, an alien relic chooses Jaime Reyes to be its symbiotic host, bestowing the teenager with a suit of armor that’s capable of extraordinary and unpredictable powers, forever changing his destiny as he becomes the superhero Blue Beetle.

Top anticipated movies available to stream in August include Red, White & Royal Blue, about a secret romance between a fictional First Son and a fictional British prince, streaming on Prime Video starting Aug. 11; Heart of Stone, a spy thriller starring Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan, streaming on Netflix starting Aug. 4; and Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead, a live-action film based on the Japanese manga, debuting on Netflix Aug. 3.

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TV Time, a Whip Media company, is a free TV and movie viewership tracking app with more than 25 million global users, according to the company. TV Time’s “Anticipation Report” is based on data from those users.

Most Anticipated New Shows for August:

  1. “Ahsoka” (Disney+) — Aug. 23
  2. “One Piece” (2023) (Netflix) — Aug. 31
  3. “A Murder at the End of the World” (FX) — Aug. 29
  4. “Painkiller” (Netflix) — Aug. 10
  5. “Adventure Time: Fionna and Cake” (Max) — Aug. 31

 

Most Anticipated Returning Shows for August:

  1. “Heartstopper” (Netflix) — Aug. 3
  2. “Only Murders in the Building” (Hulu) — Aug. 8
  3. “Invasion” (Apple TV+) — Aug. 23
  4. “Ragnarok” (Netflix) — Aug. 24
  5. “Worst Cooks in America” (Food Network) — Aug. 6

 

Most Anticipated Movies for August:

  1. Blue Beetle — Aug. 18
  2. Red, White & Royal Blue — Aug. 11
  3. Meg 2: The Trench — Aug. 4
  4. Heart of Stone — Aug. 4
  5. Gran Turismo — Aug. 11
  6. The Last Voyage of the Demeter — Aug. 11
  7. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem — Aug. 2
  8. Strays — Aug. 18
  9. Bottoms — Aug. 25
  10. Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead — Aug. 3

Whip Media: ‘White House Plumbers’ Top New Show, ‘Star Wars: Visions’ Top Returning Show, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Top Movie Anticipated in May

HBO’s “White House Plumbers” was the top anticipated new show, Disney+’s “Star Wars: Visions” was the most anticipated returning show, and Disney’s latest Marvel film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 was the top anticipated movie on the Whip Media charts for May.

“White House Plumbers,” which debuts May 1 on HBO and HBO Max, is a miniseries about the famous Nixon “fixers” starring Woody Harrelson as E. Howard Hunt and Justin Theroux as G. Gordon Liddy.

“Star Wars: Visions” returns for its second season May 4. The animated anthology series is based on the “Star Wars” universe.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, debuting in theaters May 5, is the third in the series based on the Marvel Comics. In the film, still reeling from the loss of Gamora, Peter Quill must rally his team to defend the universe and protect one of their own.

Top anticipated movies available to stream in May include The Mother, an action drama starring Jennifer Lopez streaming on Netflix beginning May 12, and Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie, a documentary about the actor’s battle with Parkinson’s Disease that begins streaming on Apple TV+ May 12

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Most Anticipated New Shows for May:

  1. “White House Plumbers” (HBO/HBO Max) — May 1
  2. “Silo” (Apple TV+) — May 5
  3. “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story” (Netflix) — May 4
  4. “Class of ’09” (Hulu) — May 10
  5. “American Born Chinese” (Disney+) — May 24

 

Most Anticipated Returning Shows for May:

  1. “Star Wars: Visions” (Disney+) — May 4
  2. “The Great” (Hulu) — May 12
  3. “The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On” (Netflix) — May 24
  4. “The Other Two” (HBO Max) — May 4
  5. “I Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson” (Netflix) — May 30

 

Most Anticipated Movies for May:

  1. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 — May 5
  2. Fast X — May 19
  3. The Little Mermaid — May 26
  4. The Mother — May 12
  5. Love Again — May 5
  6. Hypnotic — May 12
  7. Fool’s Paradise — May 12
  8. Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie — May 12
  9. Book Club: The Next Chapter — May 12
  10. BlackBerry — May 12

Whip Media: ‘True Lies’ Top New Show, ‘Shadow and Bone’ Top Returning Show, ‘John Wick 4’ Top Movie Anticipated in March

CBS’s “True Lies” was the top anticipated new show, Netflix’s “Shadow and Bone” was the most anticipated returning show, and Lionsgate’s John Wick: Chapter 4 was the top anticipated movie on the Whip Media charts for March.

“True Lies,” which debuts March 1, is based on the 1994 James Cameron action-comedy starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as a secret agent with an unsuspecting wife (Jamie Lee Curtis) who gets caught up in his latest mission. The series has the couple (played by Steve Howey and Ginger Gonzaga) working together on assignments.

“Shadow and Bone” returns for its second season March 16. The fantasy series is based on the books about an orphan girl with special powers.

John Wick: Chapter 4, the next installment in the action series starring Keanu Reeves as a legendary hitman, debuts in theaters March 22.

Top anticipated movies available to stream in March include Murder Mystery 2, a mystery sequel starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston, streaming on Netflix starting March 31, and Tetris, about the genesis of the popular video game, streaming on Apple TV+ beginning March 31.

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Most Anticipated New Shows for March:

  1. “True Lies” (CBS) — March 1
  2. “Gotham Knights” (CW) — March 14
  3. “Daisy Jones & the Six” (Prime Video) — March 3
  4. “Rabbit Hole” (Paramount+) — March 26
  5. “Lucky Hank” (AMC) — March 19

 

Most Anticipated Returning Shows for March:

  1. “Shadow and Bone” (Netflix) — March 16
  2. “The Mandalorian” (Disney+) — March 1
  3. “Ted Lasso” (Apple TV+) — March 15
  4. “Yellowjackets” (Showtime) — March 26
  5. “Succession” (HBO) — March 26

 

Most Anticipated Movies for March:

  1. John Wick: Chapter 4— March 22
  2. Shazam! Fury of the Gods — March 17
  3. Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves — March 31
  4. Scream VI — March 10
  5. Creed III — March 2
  6. 65 — March 10
  7. Murder Mystery 2 — March 31
  8. Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre — March 3
  9. Tetris — March 31
  10. A Good Person — March 24

Whip Media: ‘Wednesday’ Top New Show, ‘Dead to Me’ Top Returning Show Anticipated in November

Netflix’s “Wednesday” was the top anticipated new show, the service’s “Dead to Me” was the most anticipated returning show, and Disney’s latest Marvel flick Black Panther: Wakanda Forever was the top anticipated movie on the Whip Media charts for November.

“Wednesday,” which debuts Nov. 23, is a supernaturally infused mystery series from director and executive producer Tim Burton. Based on the character from the TV show “The Addams Family,” it charts Wednesday Addams’ years as a student at Nevermore Academy.

“Dead to Me” returns for its third and final season Nov. 17. In this season of the dark comedy, Jen and Judy receive shocking news and are ready to risk their lives for a friendship that’s above the law.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is the second film in the “Black Panther” franchise. In the sequel, which debuts in theaters Nov. 9, Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M’Baku, Okoye and the Dora Milaje fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death.

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Most Anticipated New Shows for November:

  1. “Wednesday” (Netflix) — Nov. 23
  2. “Willow” (Disney+) — Nov. 30
  3. “Tulsa King” (Paramount+) — Nov. 13
  4. “1899” (Netflix) — Nov. 17
  5. “Blockbuster” (Netflix) — Nov. 3

 

Most Anticipated Returning Shows for November:

  1. “Dead to Me” (Netflix) — Nov. 17
  2. “Warrior Nun” (Netflix) — Nov. 10
  3. “Manifest” (Netflix) — Nov. 4
  4. “The Crown” (Netflix) — Nov. 9
  5. “Yellowstone” (2018) (Paramount) — Nov. 13

 

Most Anticipated Movies for November:

  1. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever— Nov. 9
  2. Enola Holmes 2 — Nov. 4
  3. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery — Nov. 23
  4. Disenchanted — Nov. 18
  5. The Menu — Nov. 18
  6. Weird: The Al Yankovic Story — Nov. 4
  7. Slumberland — Nov. 18
  8. Strange World — Nov. 23
  9. Spirited — Nov. 11
  10. The Fabelmans — Nov. 23

Whip: ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Top New Show, ‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ Top Returning Show Anticipated in September

Prime Video’s “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” was the top anticipated new show, Netflix’s “Fate: The Winx Saga” was the most anticipated returning show, and Warner Bros.’ Don’t Worry Darling was the top anticipated movie on the Whip Media charts for September.

Dubbed the most expensive TV season ever with a production budget of $715 million, “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” is a fantasy series based on the books by J.R.R. Tolkien and is set thousands of years before The Hobbit. The series debuted Sept. 1.

“Fate: The Winx Saga,” season two of which is set to start streaming on Netflix Sept. 16, is a teen drama based on the Nickelodeon animated series. The live-action series follows a group of fairies at a boarding school.

Directed by Olivia Wilde, the psychological thriller Don’t Worry Darling stars Harry Styles and Florence Pugh. It follows a 1950s housewife living with her husband in a utopian experimental community.

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Most Anticipated New Shows for September:

  1. “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” (Prime Video) — Sept. 1
  2. “Andor” (Disney+) — Sept. 21
  3. “Monarch” (Fox) — Sept. 11
  4. “Quantum Leap” (2022) (NBC) — Sept. 19
  5. “The Rookie: Feds” (ABC) — Sept. 27

 

Most Anticipated Returning Shows for September:

  1. “Fate: The Winx Saga” (Netflix) — Sept. 16
  2. “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu) — Sept. 14
  3. “Cobra Kai” (Netflix) — Sept. 9
  4. “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” (Disney+) — Sept. 28
  5. “Abbott Elementary” (ABC) — Sept. 21

 

Most Anticipated Movies for September:

  1. Don’t Worry Darling — Sept. 23
  2. Hocus Pocus 2 — Sept. 30
  3. Blonde — Sept. 16
  4. Bros — Sept. 30
  5. The Woman King — Sept. 16
  6. Pinocchio — Sept. 8
  7. Do Revenge — Sept. 16
  8. Smile — Sept. 30
  9. The Greatest Beer Run Ever — Sept. 30
  10. See How They Run — Sept. 16

Prime Video’s ‘Reacher’ Top New Show, Netflix’s ‘Space Force’ Top Returning Show Anticipated in February

Prime Video’s “Reacher” was the top anticipated new show, Netflix’s “Space Force” was the most anticipated returning show, and Sony Pictures’ Uncharted was the top anticipated movie on the Whip Media charts for February.

“Reacher,” which starts streaming on Prime Video Feb. 4, is based on the book series by Lee Child. In the series, Jack Reacher, a veteran military police investigator, has recently entered civilian life when he is falsely accused of murder.

The second season of the comedy series “Space Force” starts streaming on Netflix Feb. 18. Season 2 picks up with General Naird (Steve Carrell) and his underdog team having to prove their worth to a new administration while dealing with interpersonal challenges.

Uncharted, debuting in theaters Feb. 18, follows Nathan Drake (Tom Holland) and his wisecracking partner Victor “Sully” Sullivan (Mark Wahlberg) as they embark on a dangerous quest to find treasure while also tracking clues that may lead to Nate’s long-lost brother.

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Most Anticipated New Shows for February:

  1. “Reacher” (Prime Video) — Feb. 4
  2. “Power Book IV: Force” (Starz) — Feb. 6
  3. “Vikings: Valhalla” (Netflix) — Feb. 25
  4. “Pam & Tommy” (Hulu) — Feb. 2
  5. “Inventing Anna” (Netflix) — Feb. 11

 

Most Anticipated Returning Shows for February:

  1. “Space Force” (Netflix) — Feb. 18
  2. “Sweet Magnolias” (Netflix) — Feb. 4
  3. “Raising Dion” (Netflix) — Feb. 1
  4. “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Prime Video) — Feb. 18
  5. “Dollface” (Hulu) — Feb. 11

 

Most Anticipated Movies for February:

  1. Uncharted — Feb. 18
  2. Death on the Nile — Feb. 11
  3. Moonfall — Feb. 4
  4. Jackass Forever — Feb. 4
  5. Marry Me — Feb. 11
  6. Dog — Feb. 18
  7. KIMI — Feb. 10
  8. The In Between — Feb. 11
  9. I Want You Back — Feb. 11
  10. Studio 666 — Feb. 25