Game of Thrones, Veep, and Silicon Valley are over. Preacher, Outlander, and The Mindy Project are ending soon. You’ve already binged Orange is the New Black. So what’s next for the intrepid TV fan? July has plenty in store, including new and returning HBO series, the premiere of the highly anticipated second season of Mr. Robot, and the third season of the Netflix comedy BoJack Horseman. Stay the course, friends.
July 10: Nasir and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Night
The HBO limited series The Night Of spends a tense, taut eight hours examining the fallout of one man’s very bad night. Nasir Khan (Riz Ahmed) is a 23-year-old Pakistani-American college student who lives with his parents in Queens. When he takes his father’s taxi into Manhattan to attend a classmate’s party, he inadvertently picks up a young woman who mistakes him for an on-duty driver. It’s a decision he’ll come to regret. A meaty police procedural that unfolds slowly and deliberately.