Mandatory Streamers: Pray you survive Amazon’s The Feed
Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our latest column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of November 18, Amazon Prime’s original sci-fi series The Feed, starring Golden Globe nominee David Thewlis and Michelle Fairley, encourages you to experience the world through someone else’s eyes with deadly consequences. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal announcements below and be sure to visit our mother site Mandatory by clicking here!
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The Feed, Series Premiere: In the near future, a high-tech implant connects our minds to “The Feed.” Every interaction, emotion, and memory can be shared instantly. Tom (Guy Burnet) and Kate (Nina Toussaint-White) are a young couple trying to resist their addiction to tech. Tom’s father, Lawrence (David Thewlis) invented “The Feed,” and his mother Meredith (Michelle Fairley) is the CEO overseeing its daily operations. When strange and violent things begin to happen to its users, Tom must do all he can to protect his wife and baby daughter from his father’s twisted creation. The sci-fi series will begin streaming on Friday, November 22.
Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings, Series Premiere: The drama anthology series, executive produced by Dolly Parton, is inspired by the veteran singer-songwriter’s most iconic songs. Each episode will feature a different standalone story with a whole different cast. Parton is expected to appear in some of the stories and will begin each of the episodes with an introduction by talking or singing about the meaning behind each song. The series will debut on Friday, November 22.
Mad About You, Series Premiere: The limited event series will explore modern marriage through the eyes of the Buchman’s (Paul Reiser, Helen Hunt), as newly minted empty-nesters after dropping their unpredictable, hard-to-control daughter Mabel (Abby Quinn) off at college. Emmy winner Carol Burnett will also be reprising her role as Jamie’s mother. The new installment is expected to be set 20 years after the original series’ ended its run on NBC in 1999 and will begin streaming on Wednesday, November 20.
Murder, Mystery, and My Family, Season 2 Premiere: In the gripping true-crime series, two criminal barristers, Sasha Wass and Jeremy Dein, re-examine historical murder cases that sent men and women to the gallows at the time but may not stand up against the forensic techniques of today. As they delve into the details of the evidence and trial, a living relative of the convicted person finds out more about their ancestor’s life and story, discovering who they were and what might have led them to commit their crime. If Sasha and Jeremy believe they have a strong enough case, they present it to a senior Crown Court judge for the final verdict on whether the original conviction should be upheld, or if perhaps there was a miscarriage of justice. The Season 2 North American premiere will launch on Tuesday, November 19.
The Witcher, Season 2: Netflix has renewed Henry Cavill’s The Witcher a month ahead of the debut of the highly-anticipated adaptation of the acclaimed fantasy novel series. Based on the best-selling fantasy series, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together. Season 1 will begin streaming on December 20!
Goliath, Season 4: Amazon Prime has officially renewed its hit legal drama for a fourth and final season! In Season 3, the unexpected death of an old friend leads Billy McBride (Billy Bob Thornton) to take a case in the drought-stricken Central Valley where he comes face-to-face with a new Goliath: a billionaire rancher (Dennis Quaid) and his sister (Amy Brenneman). As Billy and his team pursue the truth, old enemies and personal demons resurface, forcing him to confront his own mortality. All episodes of the first three seasons are available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.