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We're entering another new month, and you know what that means: new shows to enjoy either on your streaming devices or on cable. From an intense historical drama to a striking feminist series, here are a handful of the most highly-anticipated June releases. Why not ring in the start of summer with a good ol' binge-watching session? 

- on HBO June 3 

This brand new American drama series, produced by Jesse Armstrong, Will Ferrell, and Adam McKay, follows a family who controls a powerful entertainment and media company. Logan Roy, the patriarch, is going to step down eventually, and the rest of the family must decide what the future of the company will look like. Full of eccentric characters, juicy gossip, and lots of money, Succession will surely earn some attention when it hits HBO in a few days. 

Dietland - on AMC June 4 

Based on the novel by Sarai Walker that was published a few years ago, Dietland dives deep into the beauty industry and society's obsession with weight. The main character, Plum Kettle, is an overweight ghostwriter who spends her time daydreaming about what life would be like if she were thin. Eventually, she decides to undergo surgery for weight loss, but before she goes under the knife, she finds herself recruited by a feminist group who is determined to stop the mistreatment of women. With a riveting story and not-so-subtle themes of self-discovery and female empowerment, Dietland is poised to make some serious waves. 

The Staircase - on Netflix June 8 

Director Jean-Xavier de Lestrade is returning to the case of Michael Peterson with three brand new, hair-raising episodes. In 2001, Kathleen Peterson was found dead at the foot of her stairs. Did her husband commit the atrocious crime, or was it truly an accident? Follow his high-profile case as everyone takes a closer look at Michael's marriage and life. 

A Very English Scandal - on Amazon June 29 

This highly-awaited show stars Hugh Grant as he portrays Jeremy Thorpe, the British Liberal leader who was accused of murder and forced to stand trial in 1979 after the death of a young stable hand, Norman Scott. Full of deceit and political scheming, A Very English Scandal is one June release you won't want to miss. 

What will you be watching this month? Comment with your suggestions!

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