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10 Best Shows to Watch on Hulu This August 2019

With new TV shows getting released every single day, the pressure of watching all of them can get quite overwhelming. And since this can lead you to miss out on some of the greatest shows of the year, something had to be done. Well, help has arrived as today, we are going to be talking about the ten best shows to watch on Hulu this August 2019.

So, without taking any more of your time, let us get on with our guide of the best TV shows to watch on Hulu this August .

1.     The Act

Release: 2018

Cast: Patricia Arquette, Joey King, AnnaSophia Robb, Chloë Sevigny, Calum Worthy

No. of Seasons: 1

No. of Episodes: 8

Based on the BuzzFeed article published back in 2016, The Act is an American true-crime drama TV show showcasing the events that took place during the Gypsy-Dee Dee case. It follows the life of Gypsy Rose Blanchard, who was involved in the murder of her daughter, Dee Dee Blanchard. She had been previously accused of mistreating her daughter and fabricating her many illnesses and disorders for her gain.

2.      Alone Together

Release: 2018

Cast: Esther Povitsky, Benji Aflalo

No. of Seasons: 2

No. of Episodes: 20

Produced by The Lonely Island’s Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone, Alone Together is an American comedy series where two platonic friends are trying to navigate the vanity of Los Angeles. From awkward encounters with random, rich strangers, to a friendship that many might consider weirdly perfect, this show is one you would not want to miss.

3.      Atlanta

Release: 2016

Cast: Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Stanfield, Zazie Beetz

No. of Seasons: 2

No. of Episodes: 21

For all our Donald Grover/Childish Gambino fans, we have a show you will love. We are talking about Atlanta, a show where Donald is not only starring but is also the creator, writer, producer and the director. So, this show is all him. He, Donald Grover, along with his cousin, try to make a living for themselves and their families in the Atlanta rap scene. It is serious, intense, and one of the best TV shows Hulu has to offer right now.

4.      Baskets

Release: 2016

Cast: Zach Galifianakis, Martha Kelly, Louie Anderson

No. of Seasons: 4

No. of Episodes: 33

Featuring comedy legends such as Louis C.K., Zach Galifianakis, and Louie Anderson, this show is crazy funny. With dark humour and drama, Baskets is one of the best comedy shows of 2019, if you are into that sort of thing. The show was previously cancelled due to sexual allegations against one of the creators, but now it is back, better than ever, with the fourth season.

5.      PEN15

Release: 2019

Cast: Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle, Mutsuko Erskine, Richard Karn, Taylor Nichols, Melora Walters, Taj Cross, Dallas Liu

No. of Seasons: 1

No. of Episodes: 10

PEN15 is an American comedy TV show which describes the middle school life of two young 13-year-old girls in the year 2000. The show is witty, comical, and hilarious but that is what you would expect of a show made by the iconic Lonely Island trio.

6.      The Bold Type

Release: 2017

Cast: Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy, Sam Page, Matt Ward, Melora Hardin, Stephen Conrad Moore, Nikohl Boosheri

No. of Seasons: 3

No. of Episodes: 30

Created by Sarah Watson, The Bold Type is an American comedy-drama series inspired by the life of former Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief, Joanna Coles. The series revolves around three friends Jane, Kat, and Sutton who all work for a global women’s magazine called Scarlet. From this, you pretty much know what is going to follow. Love, fashion, and everything in between.

7.      Castle Rock

Release: 2018

Cast: André Holland, Melanie Lynskey, Bill Skarsgård, Jane Levy, Sissy Spacek

No. of Seasons: 1

No. of Episodes: 10

Based on the characters and theme from the classic stories of Stephen King, Castle Rock is an American Psychological horror web series set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine. Produced by J. J. Abrams, and revolving around the stories of Stephan King, this show is not for the faint of heart. It has all the ingredients that you look for in a horror TV show.

8.      Killing Eve

Release: 20118

Cast: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer, Fiona Shaw, Darren Boyd, Owen McDonnell, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Sean Delaney, David Haig, Kim Bodnia, Nina Sosanya, Edward Bluemel

No. of Seasons: 2

No. of Episodes: 16

Killing Eve is a British spy thriller TV series that is packed with both drama and dark humor. The show is based on the Villanelle novel series by Luke Jennings and features Sandra Oh as a British intelligence investigator who is obsessed with taking down a crazy assassin, played by Jodie Comer. Killing Eve won the Peabody Award and has numerous awards to its name including the BAFTA and Golden Globe awards. So, you know this show is going to be pretty good.

9.      The Handmaid’s Tale

Release: 2017

Cast: Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski, Alexis Bledel, Madeline Brewer, Ann Dowd

  1. T. Fagbenle, Max Minghella, Samira Wiley, Amanda Brugel, Bradley Whitford

No. of Seasons: 3

No. of Episodes: 30

The Handmaid’s Tale is a take on the 1985 novel by the same name written by Margaret Atwood. It is an American drama highlighting a dystopian future following the Second American Civil War where the fertility rates are lower than ever. The entire population is slowing dying as a result of this. A group of women called the Handmaids are the only women left in the world that are still fertile, and this is their tale.

10. Harlots

Release: 2017

Cast: Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville, Jessica Brown Findlay, Dorothy Atkinson, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Kate Fleetwood, Holli Dempsey, Douggie McMeekin, Edward Hogg, Richard McCabe, Danny Sapani, Hugh Skinner, Eloise Smyth, Liv Tyler, Sebastian Armesto, Julian Rhind-Tutt

No. of Seasons: 2

No. of Episodes: 16

Inspired by The Covent Garden Ladies by Hallie Rubenhold, Harlots is a Hulu original, British-American drama TV series following the events of the prostitution rise in London in 1763. A war emerges between Margaret Wells, a brothel owner and rival madam, Lydia Quigley. With so much on the line, Margaret is ready to risk it all to protect her house and two daughters.

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Final Words

That is it for now but be sure to check back later as we are going to be bringing you a brand new list, filled with all the new TV shows you can binge-watch on Hulu. Until then, comment below and let us know what you think of the shows mentioned in this list above. Which one did you list the most?

An avid gamer, bingeing couch potato, and a tech junkie. All in all, someone who you'll find lying around the house rather than doing something important. Follow me on Twitter @DaniAlamKhan

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