My Life is Murder, season 2: Lucy Lawless still has it

My Life is Murder, season 2, begins on Acorn TV on August 30 (today!) with two episodes dropping. The remainder of season 2 will be released weekly each Monday. Lucy Lawless stars as a retired cop who keeps her hand in with special cases as a police consultant.

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Modern Love, season 2, all kinds of love

Modern Love is an anthology series based on personal essays about love that appeared in The New York Times “Modern Love” column. Season 2 brings 8 new and varied stories about all kinds of love. This series is on Prime Video.

Modern Love does an outstanding job with inclusive storylines and casts. It brings in love of all kinds. It falls down on women directors. Season 2 had only Celine Held directing one episode.

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Review: Never Have I Ever, season 2

Never Have I Ever, season 2, was better than season 1, in my opinion. This coming of age tale from Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher took the high school kids we got to know before and ran them through some funny but enlightening experiences. The series is streaming on Netflix.

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Review: Biohackers, season 2

Biohackers, season 2, moves away from the science explored in season 1 and heads for suspense and thrills. This German series remains excellent and is fascinating to watch. It’s steaming on Netflix.

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Flack, season 2, careening toward rock bottom

In season 2 of Flack, the PR firm led by a group of women continues to make even the worst people look good. PR genius Robyn (Anna Paquin) spirals down the path of her addiction toward what should be a wake up call. This series is on Prime Video.

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Review: Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries, season 2

Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries, season 2, brings the fashion-plate private detective Peregrine Fisher (Geraldine Hakewill) back to solve crimes in 1960s Melbourne. It’s streaming on Acorn, with two episodes available now and more to come weekly for an 8 episode season.

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Feel Good (season 2) and the rocky road to recovery

Feel Good, season 2, the semi-autobiographical comedy series from Mae Martin, heads down the dark path of recovery. This Netflix season is not so much about comedy as about the traumatic truth that interferes with Mae finding happiness with the woman they love, George (Charlotte Ritchie).

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Hache, season 2, hits new levels of danger

Hache, a crime drama from Spain, puts Hache (or Helena) at the top of the crime and drug scene in Barcelona in the 1960s. Hache (Adriana Ugarte) inherits a nightclub, some houses, a cement factory and more from her lead-filled former lover Malpica. Both seasons are on Netflix.

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Monarca, season 2, takes a quest for power to new heights

Monarca, the Mexican drama, takes the quest for power using betrayal, murder, and blackmail to new heights in season 2. The rich and powerful Carranza family argue over the leadership of their corporation, Monarca. This family relationship series full of intrigue and danger is streaming on Netflix.

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Review: Virgin River, season 2

Virgin River, season 2, continues the romance begun so tentatively in season 1 between big city nurse Mel (Alexandra Breckenridge) and Jack (Martin Henderson), the owner of a bar in the tiny California forest town of Virgin River. This series on Netflix is already renewed for a 3rd season.

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