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The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to HBO Max, Hulu, Apple TV+ and More in May

Each month, streaming providers add motion pictures and TV reveals to its library. Listed here are our picks for a few of Might’s most promising new titles. (Notice: Streaming providers often change schedules with out giving discover. For extra suggestions on what to stream, join our Watching e-newsletter right here.)

Bosch: Legacy’ Season 1
Begins streaming: Might 6

It’s not typically {that a} new TV collection begins with a “beforehand on” recap; however so it goes for “Bosch: Legacy,” a sequel to Amazon’s long-running crime drama “Bosch,” which tailored a number of of Michael Connelly’s common novels concerning the Los Angeles police detective Harry Bosch (Titus Welliver). A flagship title for Amazon’s newly rebranded, ad-supported Amazon Freevee service (beforehand referred to as IMDb TV), “Bosch: Legacy” follows the title character after he quits the power and turns into a personal investigator. Whereas Bosch is working a case involving a dying billionaire (William Devane) who’s searching for a residing inheritor, his daughter, Maddie (Madison Lintz), follows in her dad’s footsteps and turns into a cop — though she struggles with the grind of being a lowly rookie on patrol.

Additionally arriving:

Might 6

“The Unsolved Homicide of Beverly Lynn Smith”

“The Wilds” Season 2

Might 13

“The Youngsters within the Corridor”

Might 18

“Lovestruck Excessive”

Might 19

“Bang Bang Child” Season 1

Might 20

“Youngsters within the Corridor: Comedy Punks”

“Evening Sky” Season 1

‘The Massive Conn’
Begins streaming: Might 6

The author-director crew of James Lee Hernandez and Brian Lazarte comply with up their offbeat true crime docu-series “McMillions” with one other strange-but-true story: “The Massive Conn,” a four-part documentary a couple of Kentucky lawyer who masterminded a half-billion greenback Social Safety swindle. The legal professional is Eric C. Conn, a media-savvy hustler who grew to become one thing of an area celeb due to his kooky commercials and his potential to get his shoppers paid shortly. All of the whereas, he was burning via wives, operating a number of barely authorized vice dens and entangling the witting and the unwitting in a scheme to defraud the federal government. Hernandez and Lazarte seize the odd turns this story took, with the assistance of the investigators and journalists concerned with this case — a lot of whom query how and why Conn eluded justice for therefore lengthy.

‘The Essex Serpent’
Begins streaming: Might 13

Based mostly on the 2016 Sarah Perry novel, the mini-series “The Essex Serpent” stars Claire Danes as a late nineteenth century English widow whose scientific curiosity leads her to the countryside to analyze rumors of a lake-dwelling monster she thinks may really be a dinosaur. Her fervor places her at odds with two males: a progressive younger physician (Frank Dillane) and a congenial native minister (Tom Hiddleston), each of whom are skeptical of the creature’s existence however for various causes. The screenwriter Anna Symon and the director Clio Barnard discover the eerie prospects of their premise in a neighborhood liable to superstition and to distrust of outsiders. The present is concerning the relationships between sensible, well-meaning individuals who disagree concerning the very nature of the world.

Additionally arriving:

Might 6

“Tehran” Season 2

Might 20

“Now and Then”

Might 23

“Prehistoric Planet”

‘The Quest’
Begins streaming: Might 11

Though it ran for just one season on ABC within the fall of 2014, the sword-and-sorcery themed actuality competitors collection “The Quest” is fondly remembered for its ingenious idea, intelligent execution and lovably honest contestants. The brand new Disney+ revival makes a number of modifications. The opponents are actually can-do youngsters as an alternative of earnestly geeky adults; and the present’s general visible type seems to be extra like a film, obscuring the road between fantasy and the real-life sport these children are enjoying. However the fundamental contest stays the identical. The members are playacting as “paladins,” roaming via a fictional medieval world crammed with magic and battle, the place they attempt to succeed at varied challenges. Mix “Recreation of Thrones,” “Survivor” and an escape room, and that’s “The Quest.”

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’
Begins streaming: Might 27

The most recent addition to the “Star Wars” TV universe fills a few of the gaps between the film trilogies, telling a narrative set between Episode III and Episode IV. Ewan McGregor reprises his big-screen function as Obi-Wan Kenobi, a disillusioned Jedi Grasp residing in hiding on the planet Tatooine, the place he stews over the corruption of his pupil Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) and retains a distant eye on Anakin’s younger son, Luke. “Obi-Wan Kenobi” was initially developed as a stand-alone movie, which later developed into this six-episode mini-series. The present ought to reply some longstanding fan questions on what the eccentric previous hermit Kenobi was as much as for all these years in exile whereas ready for Luke to develop up.

Additionally arriving:

Might 13


Might 20

“Chip ‘n’ Dale: Rescue Rangers”

Might 27

“We Feed Folks”

‘Hacks’ Season 2
Begins streaming: Might 12

In Season 1 of “Hacks,” we met Ava Daniels (Hannah Einbinder), a hip comedy author who landed a job writing jokes for the fading Las Vegas stand-up comedian Deborah Vance (Jean Sensible) after which settled right into a love-hate relationship along with her rich however demanding new boss and mentor. In Season 2, Deborah will head out on tour to get again in contact along with her roots as Ava caters to her whims, pushes her to attempt more durable and tries to keep away from making her too offended. Along with the terrific performances by the leads, “Hacks” is commonly a frank interrogation of the cruelties of present enterprise, as skilled by two proficient ladies at completely different factors of their careers.

‘The Time Traveler’s Spouse’
Begins streaming: Might 15

Audrey Niffenegger’s best-selling 2003 novel “The Time Traveler’s Spouse” has been tailored to the display screen earlier than, for successful 2009 film. However the brand new TV model — created by the “Physician Who” and “Sherlock” producer Steven Moffat — has the room to sprawl out a bit and canopy extra of the premise’s metaphysical nuances. Theo James performs Henry, who has a genetic situation that yanks him unpredictably forwards and backwards via time, typically touchdown him close to Clare (Rose Leslie), the girl he marries. The couple almost at all times meet whereas they’re at wildly completely different locations on their respective timelines, such that generally she is aware of greater than he does about what’s occurring, or vice versa. Moffat and his artistic crew lean into the humor, stress and irony of this case whereas hewing to Niffenegger’s central concept that these two are inextricably linked as a result of they’re hopelessly in love.

Additionally arriving:

Might 3

“Spring Awakening: These You’ve Identified”

Might 5

“Las Bravas F.C.” Season 1

“Queen Stars Brazil” Season 1

“The Staircase”

Might 10

“Catwoman: Hunted”

Might 12

“Who’s by Your Facet” Season 1

Might 26


“That Rattling Michael Che” Season 2

“Tig ‘n’ Search” Season 4

Begins streaming: Might 9

In June of 1980, a lady named Betty Gore was discovered murdered in her suburban Dallas dwelling, with 41 ax wounds on her physique. The prime suspect? One in every of her finest associates, Sweet Montgomery, who had an affair with Betty’s husband. The mini-series “Sweet” begins on the day of the homicide and compares the lifetime of the charismatic, churchgoing Sweet (Jessica Biel) with the depressed, exhausted Betty (Melanie Lynskey). The “Sweet” creators Nick Antosca (best-known for his horror anthology “Channel Zero”) and Robin Veith (a a number of Emmy nominee for her work on “Mad Males”) cowl the following legal investigation and trial whereas additionally flashing again to the years main up the occasion, contemplating how these intertwined lives went so awry.

Additionally arriving:

Might 6


Might 10

“Breeders” Season 3

Might 15

“Conversations With Pals”

Might 20

“The Valet”

Might 26

“A Style of Starvation”

Might 27

“Shoresy” Season 1

Might 31

“GameStop: Rise of the Gamers”


‘Star Trek: Unusual New Worlds’ Season 1
Begins streaming: Might 5

In Season 2 of “Star Trek: Discovery,” that present’s starship crew had an journey alongside some Federation comrades, together with Captain Christopher Pike (Anson Mount) and Science Officer Spock (Ethan Peck) of the united statesS. Enterprise. “Star Trek” followers raved about Mount’s commanding and charming efficiency, enjoying a key character from the franchise’s mythology; so now he and Peck’s Spock are returning in “Star Trek: Unusual New Worlds,” which follows the journeys of the Enterprise within the years earlier than Captain James T. Kirk (the hero of the unique Nineteen Sixties TV collection) took command. “Unusual New Worlds” retains the serialized parts which have change into widespread to fashionable “Star Trek” collection; nevertheless it additionally hearkens to the older reveals by that includes extra episodic tales.

Additionally arriving:

Might 11

“The Problem: All Stars” Season 3

Might 15

“Joe Pickett” Season 1

Might 20

“RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars” Season 7

‘Girls5eva’ Season 2
Begins streaming: Might 5

The primary season of the pleasant “Girls5eva” supplied a witty and insightful peek inside the fashionable music enterprise from the angle of 4 middle-aged singers — previously a chart-topping lady group — who try a comeback at a time when MTV issues lower than TikTok. As Season 2 begins, the women appear to be on an upswing, able to report a brand new album after a breakout second at a nationwide showcase. However household obligations and the restrictions of their getting older our bodies threaten to stall their momentum. As soon as once more, the creator Meredith Scardino and her writing workers preserve the jokes and the savvy popular culture references flying whereas at all times honoring the dignity and the desires of those 4 associates. The ladies of Girls5Eva are sometimes ridiculous, however by no means hopeless.

Additionally arriving:

Might 13


Might 19


“Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of the Sky” Season 3

Might 24

“Sins of the Amish”



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