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: ‘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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TV Time, a Whip Media company, is a free TV and movie viewership tracking app with 21 million global users, according to the company. TV Time’s “Anticipation Report” is based on data from those users.

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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TV Time, a Whip Media company, is a free TV and movie viewership tracking app with 21 million global users, according to the company. TV Time’s “Anticipation Report” is based on data from those users.

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