Upcoming Hollywood shows releasing in May 2024:Bridgerton season 3 and more

April was an eventful month because of the release of big shows like Fallout and Baby Reindeer. The current month also boasts of some long-awaited series. Get ready for an exciting lineup of Hollywood shows hitting our screens this May. From dramas like the new season of Bridgerton to hilarious comedies like Hacks, there’s something for everyone. Let’s dive into a list of some small screen releases of the month.  

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The series follows the events that take place when Matthew Shardlake is sent by Thomas Cromwell to investigate the death of a commissioner in a remote town of Scarnsea during the Tudor era. The show stars Arthur Hughes, Anthony Boyle, Sean Bean and Ruby Ashbourne Serkis in central roles. It is directed by Justin Chadwick.

Release date: May 1
A Man in Full

This series starring Jeff Daniels, Sarah Jones, Tom Pelphrey and Diane Lane follows an Atlanta based real estate mogul who faces sudden bankruptcy and tries to defend his empire from those attempting to capitalise from his fall from grace. The series is co-directed by Regina King and Thomas Schlamme and is based on Tom Wolfe’s novel of the same name.

Release date: May 2 
Hacks Season 3

This season of the comedy series will focus on the year after Deborah and Ava’s parting wherein, Deborah is riding high off the success of her standup special while Ava pursues new opportunities back in Los Angeles. The show stars Jean Smart, Hannah Einbinder and Carl Clemons-Hopkins in pivotal roles. The series is created by Jen Statsky, Paul Downs and Lucia Aneillo.

Release date: May 2
Welcome to Wrexham Season 3

This series is based on the purchase and management of Wrexham AFC, one of professional football’s oldest clubs, by two Hollywood actors, Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney. The show is directed by Humphrey Ker.

Release date: May 2

Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies & Scandal 

This docu-series is based on the Ashley Madison scandal that unfolded in 2015 when a hacking group known as The Impact Team leaked data of approximately 32 million users, including names, profile information, addresses, and payment details. The series is directed by Toby Paton.

Release date: May 15

Bridgerton Season 3

The part of the much awaited season of the widely loved series explores the romance between Colin Bridgerton and Penelope Featherington. The series will be released in two parts and stars Nicola Coughlin, Luke Newton, Jonathan Bailey and Simone Ashley along with the other regular cast members. The show is based on Julia Quinn’s novels and is created by Chris Van Dusen.

Release date: May 16
The Big Cigar

This biographical thriller drama is based on Huey P. Newton’s life. It follows Newton’s escape to Cuba to avoid prosecution for murder with the help of Bert Schneider. The show stars Andre Holland, Jordane Christie and Tiffany Boone in major roles. The series is directed by Don Cheadle.

Release date: May 17
Jurassic World: Chaos Theory

This animated adventure series follows Darius Bowman, a young palaeontology expert who discovers live dinosaurs in California’s wilderness. The series is directed by Nick Rodriguez and the characters are voiced by Paul-Mikél Williams, Darren Barnet and Kausar Mohammed.

Release date: May 24