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Netflix released a trailer for “Q-Force,” an animated series starring Sean Hayes, Gary Cole, David Harbour, Patti Harrison, Laurie Metcalf, Matt Rogers, Wanda Sykes and Gabe Liedman that launches Sept. 2.

“Q-Force” follows Steve Mayweather, AKA Agent Mary (voiced by Hayes), who was once the leader of the American Intelligence Agency (AIA) until he came out as gay. The Agency was not able to fire him on the basis of his sexual orientation, so they sent him to West Hollywood to disappear into obscurity. Instead, Steve put together a rag-tag group of LGBTQ geniuses, joining forces with the expert mechanic Deb (Sykes), master of drag and disguise Twink Rogers), and hacker Stat (Harrison), making the “Q-Force” squad

Q-Force; WANDA SYKES as DEB, SEAN HAYES as MARY, MATT ROGERS as TWINK, PATTI HARRISON as STAT and DAVID HARBOUR as BUCK in Episode 6 of Q-Force. CREDIT: Courtesy of NETFLIX.

Programming

HBO Max announced that its “Gossip Girl” continuation series will return in November with the last six episodes of its first season. The series stars Jordan Alexander, Eli Brown, Thomas Doherty, Tavi Gevinson, Emily Alyn Lind, Evan Mock, Zion Moreno, Whitney Peak and Savannah Lee Smith with Todd Almond, Adam Chanler-Berat, Johnathan Fernandez and Jason Gotay. Instead of a Gossip Girl blog that the characters of the original CW series encountered, the new generation faces the pressure of social media, with the titular, anonymous poster using Instagram as its form of reporting. Showrunner Josh Safran executive produces alongside Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage of Fake Empire, and Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo of Alloy Entertainment. Lis Rowinski of Fake Empire serves as co-executive producer.

HBO Max will launch the new comedy “Sort Of” this fall. The eight-episode half-hour series follows the journey of Sabi Mehboob, played by series co-creator Bilal Baig, a gender-fluid millennial who straddles various identities from sexy bartender at an LGBTQ bookstore/bar, to the youngest child in a large Pakistani family, to the de facto parent of a downtown hipster family. Commissioned by HBO Max and the CBC, the series is produced by Sienna Films, a Sphere Media company, with the participation of the Canada Media Fund. Baig and co-creator Fab Filippo serve as showrunners. The series is written by Baig, Filippo, Jenn Engels, Nelu Handa and Ian Iqbal Rashid, with Filippo and Renuka Jeyapalan directing. Jennifer Kawaja and Julia Sereny are also executive producers on the series. “Sort Of” is distributed worldwide by Sphere Media with Abacus Media Rights handling

FIRST LOOKS

Hulu released a trailer for “The D’Amelio Show” starring TikTok influencers Charli and Dixie D’Amelio, along with their parents Heidi and Marc. The series, which premieres Sept. 3, follows the family’s changing dynamics as Heidi and Marc try to protect their teenagers them from the dark side of fame, while they are all also adjusting to a life in Hollywood. “The D’Amelio Show” is executive produced by showrunner Sara Reddy, Esther Frank, and Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman on behalf of The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC).

Watch the trailer below.

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