“Obi-Wan Kenobi”, “The Responder”, “The Essex Serpent”… The Must-See Series in May

Salto, MyCanal, Arte.tv, OCS, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV+ and even Starzplay… In addition to all television channels! Faced with this gigantic series offer, can you no longer keep up? 20 minutes selects for you each month the best new series coming out in France and gives you the calendar (updated regularly) of the broadcast dates or placement of new series or new seasons of your favorite fictions.

The series you should not miss in May

The Return of Ewan McGregor as “Obi-Wan Kenobi”

A series that fans of the Star Wars saga are eagerly awaiting! After The Mandalorian et The Boba Fett book, the 3rd series in live action Star Wars is interested in one of the most emblematic characters of the intergalactic saga, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Ten years after the prelogy, Ewan McGregor finds in Obi-Wan Kenobi the legendary role of the Jedi Knight, while Hayden Christensen dons the costume of Darth Vader. Lucasfilm entrusted the production of the series to Deborah Chow, who produced several episodes of The Mandalorian† In the 6 episodes that make up this miniseries, which airs weekly, with the exception of the first 2, which will be released online on Disney+ on May 27, the former Jedi Master embarks on a crucial mission in which he must confront allies who now become enemies and face the wrath of the empire. May the power be with you!

The polar nocturne “The Responder”

Tony Schumacher, a former police officer turned screenwriter like Olivier Marchal in France, spent many years on night patrol in Liverpool before collapsing and giving up his badge. He was inspired by his personal memories in the answererbroadcast on May 9 and 10 on Canal+, to create the character of Chris Carson, an exhausted and disillusioned agent in the midst of an existential crisis, played by a Martin Freeman (Fargo, Sherlock) at the top of his art, connecting a series of night patrols. While trying to keep his head above water at work and in his personal life, Chris is forced to accept a new partner, Rachel. In the dangerous neighborhoods of Liverpool, the only way to survive the night is to stay together. Otherwise, their mutual destruction is assured. Unveiled in a French preview on Séries Mania, this suspenseful nighttime thriller, built around a fine plot, tinged with black humor, implicitly protests an underfunded and understaffed public service.

The Gothic Mystery “The Essex Serpent”

After severance payworn by Adam Scott, slow horsesworn by Gary Oldman, Roar with Nicole Kidman, pachinko et WeCrashed, Apple TV+ continues to amaze with its prestigious original content! Adapted from Sarah Perry’s novel of the same name, The Essex Serpentwhose first two episodes will be online on May 13, followed by one episode a week until Friday, June 10, Claire Danes (home country) and Tom Hiddleston (Loki† Set in Victorian England, she plays Cora Seaborne, a paleontological widow from London who investigates a legendary snake in a small fictional village in Essex County. He plays Will Ransome, the town pastor. They will join forces to solve the mystery surrounding this sea creature. A Gothic fiction that questions the links between science, religion and fanaticism.

The detective biopic “Clark”

A series that has to wait until May 27 before the long-awaited first part of the new season of Weird stuff on the platform! Clark, available on May 5 on Netflix, starring Bill Skarsgård as Clark Olofsson, a famous Swedish bank robber in the 1970s, who coined the concept of the “Stockholm Syndrome”. A crazy story based on the ‘truth and lies’ of the mobster’s autobiography.

L’amour spatiotemporel de “The Time Traveler’s Wife”

After the movie No more time from 2009 worn by Rachel McAdams and Eric Bana, the novel by Audrey Niffenegger time is nothing being adapted as a series for HBO. the wife of the time travelerseen in US +24 on OCD on May 16, follows the extraordinary and thwarted love story of Clare and Henry, played by Rose Leslie (Games of Thrones) and Theo James (Divergent), who suffers from chronodeficiency and in spite of herself finds herself back in time transported… A space-temporal love story revisited by Steven Moffat (Doctor Who, Sherlock) and by the director of Game of ThronesDavid Nutter.

The program of broadcasts in France

The torch, the adventurers of ChupacabraIn connection The flamein May on Canal+

Oussekineminiseries, in May on Disney+

sunday may 1

Magnum PIseason 2, Amazon Prime Video

Clearingseason 2, two episodes per night on Sundays at 8:55 PM on Polar +

Monday 2 May

The covenantseason 1, two episodes a night on Mondays at 8:55 PM on Polar +

the equalizerseason 2, Monday at 9 p.m. on Serieclub

tuesday 3 may

billions, season 6, two episodes a night on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on Canal+ Series

Wednesday 4 May

the originalsSeasons 1-5, Amazon Prime Video

Three meters above the skyseason 3, Netflix

the edgeseason 5, Netflix

Agents of SHIELD, season 7, Disney+

the Fostersseason 5, Disney+

Leo Mattei, youth brigade, season 8 and 9, Disney+

The promiseminiseries, Disney +

thursday may 5

Platonicseason 1, at 8:40 p.m., OCS Max and completely on demand on OCS

the quintetminiseries, Netflix

Clarkminiseries, Netflix

welcome to edenseason 1, Netflix

Friday May 6

Tehran, season 2, Apple TV+

the wildernessseason 2, Amazon Prime Video

Bosch: legacySeason 1, Amazon Prime Video

Girls5Evaseason 2, three episodes, then one each night in US time on Friday at 11:15 PM on Canal+ Series and on MyCanal

charmed (2018), season 2, Salto

Vampire Diariesintegral, jump

The sound of magicseason 1, Netflix

state of happinessseason 1, Arte.tv

coronerseason 4, at 9 p.m. on 13th Street

Monday 9 May

Brigade mobileseason 1, Arte.tv

the answererseason 1, three episodes on May 9 and two episodes on May 10 at 9 p.m. on Canal+ and completely on MyCanal

better thingsseason 5, three episodes a night on Monday at 9 p.m. on Canal+Séries

parliamentseason 2, France TV Slash (and season 1 on France 5)

to replacenew unreleased episodes, at 9:10 p.m. on TF1

tuesday 10 may

visitorsseason 1, Warner TV

working momsseason 6, Netflix

Wednesday 11 May

How I met your father season 1, Disney+

The Everrealm Tournamentseason 1, Disney+

Anna, miniseries, Disney +

brothers in crimeseason 2, Netflix

42 days of darknessseason 1, Netflix

wild beauty, season 1, Netflix

thursday 12 may

HPI, season 2, at 9:10 p.m. on TF1

to lifeminiseries, in full from May 12 to June 17 on Arte.tv

Friday 13 May

The Essex Serpentminiseries, the first two episodes will be available on May 13, followed by an episode every Friday, Apple TV+

Threefour episodes per evening on Friday at 9 p.m. and in full on MyCanal

that’s how i love youseason 2, somersault

The Defense of Lincolnseason 1, Netflix

Neumattseason 1, Netflix

The jack of all trades, season 1, Netflix

Saturday 14 May

tin starseason 1, at 8:50 p.m. on Altice Studio

Monday 16 May

The wife of the time traveler, season 1, at 8:40 p.m. on OCS City

vampire in the garden, season 1, Netflix

Visionsseason 1, at 9:10 p.m. on TF1

tuesday 17 may

The Future Diaryseason 2, Netflix

Wednesday 18 May

Life & Beth, season 1, Disney+

Grand Hotelseason 1, Disney+

Grown-ishseason 4, Disney+

UNTIL Sseason 2, Disney+

I promise youseason 2, Disney+

Who killed Sarah?season 3, Netflix

thursday 19 may

Bang Bang BabySeason 1, Part 2, Amazon Prime Video

horror showseason 3, at 11:25 pm on Paris Premiere

The mountain of secretsminiseries, integral on Arte.tv until July 8

sisterhood, season 1, at 8:50 p.m. on Altice Studio

Friday 20 May

Occasionallyseason 1, Apple TV+

On the way to the starsSeason 1, Amazon Prime Video

Mafia Queensseason 1, Arte.tv

Theodosiaseason 1, somersault

Love, death and robotspart 3, Netflix

mafia queens, season 1 and 2, Arte.tv

Wednesday 25 May

Wu-Tang: An American Sagaseason 1, Disney+

Bob’s Burgerseason 12, Disney+

stone berry, seasons 1 to 3, Disney+

Philadelphiaseasons 3 to 7, Disney+

thursday 26 may

The mountain of secretsminiseries, Thursday to June 9 on Arte

Friday 27 May

Weird stuffseason 4, volume 1, Netflix

Obi-One Kenobi, season 1, two episodes, then one episode a week on Disney+

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