Nurse Jackie
The “Nurse Jackie” sequel series is now reportedly in development at Amazon Prime Video rather than Showtime where it was initially setup. Edie Falco, who led the original series, returns for the story which picks up ten years later.

In the new series, Jackie Peyton (Falco) has lost her license and will face new dilemmas in trying to be good in a world where being bad is often not only easier, but a lot more fun. Liz Flahive and Abe Sylvia serve as writers and executive producers. [Source: Variety]

The third season of Shondra Rhimes’ bawdy period drama “Bridgerton” debuted last week and racked up an astonishing 45 million views – the biggest debut of the show in the English TV category on the platform. It and was number one in 78 countries and reached the Top 10 in 92. [Source: Collider]

Emperor of Ocean Park
MGM+ has premiered the trailer for “Emperor of Ocean Park,” its upcoming series adaptation of Stephen L. Carter’s best-selling novel of the same name. Sherman Payne is showrunner of the new series which will debut July 14th with weekly new episodes through September 15.

The story focuses on Talcott (Grantham Coleman), a law professor living in Martha’s Vineyard who sees his quiet life shattered when his judge father (Forest Whitaker) dies of an apparent heart attack.

That death is questioned by Tal’s former journalist sister who believes the Black Supreme Court nominee died because of foul play. Tiffany Mack and Paulina Lule co-star.

Star Wars: The Acolyte
A new TV spot and an official clip from “Star Wars: The Acolyte” have been released and sees Jedi Master Sol (Lee Jung-jae) facing off against Mae (Amandla Stenberg), a former Padawan and dangerous warrior from his past.

The series marks the first live-action “Star Wars” series set during the High Republic, many decades before “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace”. The first two episodes premiere on June 4th.

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