August 2021 TV and Streaming Calendar

by IMDb-Editors | created - 30 Jul 2021 | updated - 30 Jul 2021 | Public

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1. Naked and Afraid (2013– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Adventure, Game-Show, Horror

Reality show where two strangers (typically 1 male, 1 female) try to survive in the wild for up to 21 days, naked.

Stars: Michael Brown, Amanda Kaye, E.J. Snyder, Laura Zerra

Votes: 4,239

Sunday, August 1, on Discovery

2. Vh1's My True Crime Story (2021–2022)

Crime

Narrated by Remy Ma, MY TRUE CRIME STORY is a one-hour true-crime docuseries that features first-person stories of real people mixed up in headline-grabbing crimes. Told by the people who ... See full summary »

Stars: Sai Piña, Jonathan Auguste, A.D. Scott, Chandel Burgess

Votes: 61

Monday, August 2, on VH1

3. Small Town News: KPVM Pahrump (2021)

TV-14 | 163 min | Documentary, Biography

Pulls back the curtain on life at a privately owned TV station in the small desert town of Pahrump, Nevada, revealing a colorful cast of characters in front of and behind the cameras.

Stars: Eunette Gentry, Missy Kohler, Deanna O'Donnell, Ronda Van Winkle

Votes: 259

Monday, August 2, on HBO

4. Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union (2021– )

Documentary, Biography

Multi-part documentary explores the journey of Barack Obama from his early upbringing to the 44th U.S. President, set against the backdrop of the country's unfolding racial history.

Stars: Al Sharpton, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Valerie Jarrett, Jelani Cobb

Votes: 1,006

Tuesday, August 3, on HBO

5. Pray Away (2021)

PG-13 | 101 min | Documentary

76 Metascore

Former leaders of the "pray the gay away" movement contend with the aftermath unleashed by their actions, while a survivor seeks healing and acceptance from more than a decade of trauma.

Director: Kristine Stolakis | Stars: Yvette Cantu Schneider, Michael Bussee, John Paulk, Julie Rodgers

Votes: 3,021

Tuesday, August 3, on Netflix

6. Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami (2021)

TV-MA | 273 min | Documentary, Crime, History

Two childhood friends go from high school dropouts to the most powerful drug kingpins in Miami in this true story of a crime saga that spanned decades.

Stars: Alexia Echevarria, Pedro Rosello, Ralph Linero, Marilyn Bonachea

Votes: 2,802

Wednesday, August 4, on Netflix

7. Cooking with Paris (2021)

TV-MA | Reality-TV

Paris Hilton can cook...kind of. And she’s turning the traditional cooking show upside down. She’s not a trained chef and she’s not trying to be.

Stars: Paris Hilton, Demi Lovato, Nikki Glaser, Kim Kardashian

Votes: 1,106

Wednesday, August 4, on Netflix

8. My Feet Are Killing Me (2020– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Reality-TV

Two podiatrist surgeons tackle extreme and bizarre foot issues of desperate patients.

Stars: Brad Schaeffer, Ebonie Vincent, Sarah Haller, Rebecca Rhodes

Votes: 256

Wednesday, August 4, on TLC

9. Hit & Run (2021)

TV-MA | Action, Crime, Drama

A happily-married man's life is turned upside-down when his wife is killed in a mysterious hit-and-run accident in Tel Aviv.

Stars: Lior Raz, Kaelen Ohm, Moran Rosenblatt, Neta Orbach

Votes: 8,971

Friday, August 6, on Netflix

10. Mr. Corman (2021)

TV-MA | 285 min | Comedy, Drama

A deep cut into the days and nights of a public schoolteacher in the San Fernando Valley.

Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Arturo Castro, Aracely Padilla, Jordan Galindo

Votes: 5,165

Friday, August 6, on Apple TV Plus

11. Luke Bryan: My Dirt Road Diary (2021– )

TV-14 | Documentary, Biography, Music

Multi-platinum country music superstar and recent Academy of Country Music Awards "Entertainer of the Year" recipient, Luke Bryan, as he experiences the ups, downs, triumphs and tragedies along the road to unprecedented success.

Star: Luke Bryan

Votes: 1,931

Friday, August 6, on IMDb TV

12. The Suicide Squad (2021)

R | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

72 Metascore

Supervillains Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker, and a collection of nutty cons at Belle Reve prison join the super-secret, super-shady Task Force X as they are dropped off at the remote, enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese.

Director: James Gunn | Stars: Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena, Joel Kinnaman

Votes: 343,256

Friday, August 6, on HBO Max

13. Family Game Fight (2021–2022)

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show

Bell and Shepard being "adopted" into individual families of four to compete in a series of games with a big cash prize up for grabs.

Stars: Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard, Eli Braden, Joel Van Rysselberghe

Votes: 213

Sunday, August 8, on NBC

14. The L Word: Generation Q (2019– )

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama

Bette Porter, Shane McCutcheon and Alice Pieszecki intermingle with a younger generation of Los Angelenos experiencing love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks and success.

Stars: Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig, Leisha Hailey, Arienne Mandi

Votes: 6,540

Sunday, August 8, on Showtime

15. UFO (2021)

TV-14 | 200 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

Ignited by a bombshell story revealing the Pentagon had been tracking UFOs for years, the series examines the history of the phenomenon through cultural and political touchpoints, including testimony from eyewitnesses across the country.

Stars: George Knapp, Leslie Kean, Luis Elizondo, John Greenewald Jr.

Votes: 1,109

Sunday, August 8, on Showtime

16. Ultimate Slip 'N Slide (2021)

Game-Show

Contestants compete in the ultimate game of Slip 'N Slide.

Star: Bobby Moynihan

Sunday, August 8, on NBC

17. Reservation Dogs (2021– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Crime

Comedy series about four Native American teenagers growing up on a reservation in eastern Oklahoma.

Stars: Devery Jacobs, D'Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, Lane Factor, Paulina Alexis

Votes: 14,682

Monday, August 9, on FX

18. The Wall (II) (2019– )

49 min | Game-Show

Danny Dyer hosts the British version of the American game show that has been exported around the world. With questions voiced by Angela Rippon.

Stars: Danny Dyer, Angela Rippon, Sally Lindsay, Stacey Dooley

Votes: 77

Monday, August 9, on NBC

19. Fantasy Island (2021– )

TV-14 | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

People who walk in with a desire, but end up reborn to themselves through the magical realism of Fantasy Island.

Stars: Roselyn Sanchez, Kiara Barnes, John Gabriel Rodriquez, Daniel Lugo

Votes: 3,812

Tuesday, August 10, on Fox

20. Hard Knocks (2001– )

TV-MA | 55 min | Documentary, Reality-TV, Sport

Hard Knocks is a reality sports documentary produced by the NFL and HBO. Each season the show follows an NFL team during training camp in preparation for the upcoming season.

Stars: Liev Schreiber, Vontaze Burfict, Todd Heap, Jared Goff

Votes: 2,225

Tuesday, August 10, on HBO

21. Untold: Malice at the Palace (2021)

TV-MA | 68 min | Documentary, Crime, Sport

A brawl broke out near the end of a game between the Indiana Pacers and the Detroit Pistons on November 19, 2004. Nearly 17 years later, we re-examine that night and all the consequences that came from it.

Director: Floyd Russ | Stars: Jermaine O'Neal, Stephen Jackson, Metta World Peace, Reggie Miller

Votes: 8,493

Tuesday, August 10, on Netflix

22. Wild 'N Out (2005– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

Watch as Nick Cannon and a new A-list celebrity lead a team of improv comedians each week as they compete against each other in the new show: Nick Cannon Presents Wild 'N Out.

Stars: Nick Cannon, DJ D-Wrek, Chico Bean, Tamera Kissen

Votes: 2,407

Tuesday, August 10, on VH1

23. Bake Squad (2021– )

TV-PG | 35 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

Expert bakers elevate desserts with next-level ideas and epic execution. Now the battle is on to win over clients in need of very special sweets.

Stars: Christina Tosi, Ashley Holt, Maya-Camille Broussard, Gonzo Jimenez

Votes: 727

Wednesday, August 11, on Netflix

24. The Challenge (1998– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Adventure, Game-Show, Reality-TV

Reality television alumni and others compete to win cash prizes.

Stars: T.J. Lavin, Chris 'C.T.' Tamburello, Johnny 'Bananas' Devenanzio, Aneesa Ferreira

Votes: 3,471

Wednesday, August 11, on MTV

25. Cribs (2000– )

30 min | Music, Reality-TV

MTV's Cribs take you on exclusive tours through the domestic sanctuaries that some of today's most favorite stars call home.

Stars: Bam Margera, Moby, Ozzy Osbourne, Sharon Osbourne

Votes: 1,799

Wednesday, August 11, on MTV

26. The Kissing Booth 3 (2021)

TV-14 | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

36 Metascore

It's the summer before Elle Evans is set to head off to college, and she has a big decision to make.

Director: Vince Marcello | Stars: Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi, Molly Ringwald

Votes: 17,044

Wednesday, August 11, on Netflix

27. Money Court (2021–2022)

Reality-TV

Kevin O'Leary presides oversees financial disputes with veteran trial attorney Katie Phang and former Judge Ada Pozo, he'll carefully consider all sides of a case, examine all relevant evidence, and ultimately deliver financial justice.

Stars: Kevin O'Leary, Katie Phang, Ada Pozo, Carlton Washington

Votes: 62

Wednesday, August 11, on CNBC

28. What If...? (2021– )

TV-14 | 32 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Exploring pivotal moments from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and turning them on their head, leading the audience into uncharted territory.

Stars: Jeffrey Wright, Terri Douglas, Matthew Wood, Robin Atkin Downes

Votes: 111,648

Wednesday, August 11, on Disney Plus

29. Chrisley Knows Best (2014– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Reality-TV

Follows Atlanta-based self-made multimillionaire Todd Chrisley, his devoted wife Julie and their five children who live a seemingly picture-perfect Southern life with everything money can buy.

Stars: Faye Chrisley, Todd Chrisley, Grayson Chrisley, Julie Chrisley

Votes: 2,257

Thursday, August 12, on USA

30. Growing Up Chrisley (2019– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Reality-TV

Chase and Savannah Chrisley embark on a cross-country move to prove they're independent grown-ups.

Stars: Chase Chrisley, Savannah Chrisley, Todd Chrisley, Elliott Kennedy

Votes: 199

Thursday, August 12, on USA

31. Homeroom (2021)

TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary

68 Metascore

Oakland as a tantalizing case study. In a city that struggles with rising crime and health care woes, its public school systems aren't exactly equipped to prepare youth for the travails of young adulthood.

Director: Peter Nicks | Stars: Dwayne Davis, Denilson Garibo, Libby Schaaf

Votes: 253

Thursday, August 12, on Hulu

32. The Hype (2021– )

Game-Show, Reality-TV

Set in the colliding worlds of streetwear, business and culture where fashion visionaries must elevate their designs and entrepreneurial sense to avoid elimination while remaining authentic to their style.

Stars: Alan King, Skyler Pierce, Original Crawford, Speedy Morman

Votes: 210

Thursday, August 12, on HBO Max

33. Star Trek: Lower Decks (2020– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The support crew serving on one of Starfleet's least important ships, the U.S.S. Cerritos, have to keep up with their duties, often while the ship is being rocked by a multitude of sci-fi anomalies.

Stars: Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid, Noël Wells, Eugene Cordero

Votes: 17,179

Thursday, August 12, on Paramount Plus

34. Titans (I) (2018– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

A team of young superheroes combat evil and other perils.

Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Anna Diop, Ryan Potter, Teagan Croft

Votes: 98,463

Thursday, August 12, on HBO Max

35. AEW Rampage (2021– )

60 min | Action, Sport

AEW Rampage, also known simply as Rampage, is an professional wrestling television program. It is was produced by the American promotion All Elite Wrestling (AEW)

Stars: Mark Henry, Marc Letzman, Bryce Remsburg, Justin Roberts

Votes: 371

Friday, August 13, on TNT

36. CODA (2021)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

74 Metascore

As a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults) Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When the family's fishing business is threatened, Ruby finds herself torn between pursuing her passion at Berklee College of Music and her fear of abandoning her parents.

Director: Sian Heder | Stars: Emilia Jones, Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur, Daniel Durant

Votes: 126,446

Friday, August 13, on Apple TV Plus

37. Modern Love (2019–2021)

TV-MA | 32 min | Comedy, Romance

TV series based on the New York Times column that explores relationships, love, and the human connection.

Stars: Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey, Andy Garcia, Dev Patel

Votes: 32,467

Friday, August 13, on Amazon Prime Video

38. Chesapeake Shores (2016–2022)

TV-PG | 42 min | Drama, Family

A young woman returns to her hometown to help save her sister's failing inn, where she contends with memories and faces from her past.

Stars: Meghan Ory, Barbara Niven, Laci J Mailey, Emilie Ullerup

Votes: 7,747

Sunday, August 15, on Hallmark Channel

39. Heels (2021– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Sport

Two brothers and rivals - one a villain, or "heel," in the ring; the other a hero, or "face," war over their late father's wrestling promotion, vying for national attention in small-town Georgia.

Stars: Robby Ramos, Stephen Amell, Alexander Ludwig, Alison Luff

Votes: 6,866

Sunday, August 15, on Starz

40. Invisible Monsters: Serial Killers in America (2021)

TV-14 | 258 min | Documentary, Crime

Weaving the interesting paths of America's five most notorious killers.

Stars: Mark E. Safarik, Mary Ellen O'Toole, Greg Bedoe, Dave Hachmeister

Votes: 197

Sunday, August 15, on A&E

41. Bachelor in Paradise (2014– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV, Romance

Contestants from the Bachelor and Bachelorette from previous seasons have another chance to fall in love in Bachelor in Paradise with other previous contestants.

Stars: Chris Harrison, Wells Adams, Carly Waddell, Jorge

Votes: 1,774

Monday, August 16, on ABC

42. The Ultimate Surfer (2021)

60 min | Sport

Top up-and-coming surfers will train and live together as they battle it out at WSL's state-of-the-art Surf Ranch in Lemoore, California, which employs by Kelly Slater's man-made wave technology.

Stars: Jesse Palmer, Kelly Slater, Erin Coscarelli, Joe Turpel

Votes: 116

Monday, August 16, on ABC

43. My Big Fat Fabulous Life (2015– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Reality-TV

Whitney is a 30 year old struggling with weight and living at home with her parents. However, she doesn't let her weight stop her from dancing.

Stars: Whitney Way Thore, Buddy Bell, Chase Severino, Ryan Andreas

Votes: 977

Tuesday, August 17, on TLC

44. Untold: Deal with the Devil (2021)

TV-MA | 77 min | Documentary, Crime, Sport

Christy Martin broke boundaries and noses as she rose in the boxing world, but her public persona belied personal demons, abuse and a threat on her life.

Director: Laura Brownson | Stars: Christy Martin, Joyce Salters, Johnny Salters, Jim Martin

Votes: 2,420

Tuesday, August 17, on Netflix

45. Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens (2020– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy