Hulu’s latest series Welcome to Chippendales is about many things but at the core, it is about the “American Dream,” Welcome to Chippendales is also about crime, murder, jealousy, and the struggle on the road to success. Based on the true crime novel “Deadly Dance: The Chippendales Murders,” by K. Scot Macdonald. You can currently watch the series exclusively on Hulu. So, if you like the Kumail Nanjiani series here are some more shows to watch next.
The Deuce (HBO Max)
Synopsis: Get into the gritty and decadent world of New York’s Times Square in the 1970s, as the business of pleasure begins its climb to become a billion-dollar industry in this series from the creative team behind “The Wire” and “Treme”. Seizing the chance to cash in on the rapidly growing flesh industry (and sometimes being consumed by it) are a vivid assortment of characters, including: Vincent Martino (James Franco), a bartender with vision and connections and his freewheeling twin Frankie (Franco again); Candy (Maggie Gyllenhaal), a self-made sex worker eyeing a new career in porn filmmaking; pimps C.C. (Gary Carr) and Larry Brown (Gbenga Akinnagbe); young prostitutes Darlene (Dominique Fishback) and Lori (Emily Meade); midtown cop Chris Alston (Lawrence Gilliard, Jr.); newspaper reporter Sandra Washington (Natalie Paul); mob capo Rudy Pipilo (Michael Rispoli); and disillusioned college student Abby Parker (Margarita Levieva).
Synopsis: GLOW tells the fictional story of Ruth Wilder (Alison Brie), an out-of-work, struggling actress in 1980s Los Angeles who finds one last chance for stardom when she’s thrust into the glitter and spandex world of women’s wrestling. In addition to working with 12 Hollywood misfits, Ruth also has to compete with Debbie Eagan (Betty Gilpin) a former soap actress who left the business to have a baby, only to be sucked back into work when her picture perfect life is not what it seems. And at the wheel is Sam Sylvia (Marc Maron), a washed-up, B-movie director who now must lead this group of women on the journey to wrestling stardom.
The Dropout (Hulu)
Synopsis: Money. Romance. Tragedy. Deception. Hulu’s limited series “The Dropout,” the story of Elizabeth Holmes (Amanda Seyfried) and Theranos is an unbelievable tale of ambition and fame gone terribly wrong. How did the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire lose it all in the blink of an eye? The Dropout stars Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes and Naveen Andrews as Sunny Balwani. The limited series also includes guest stars Utkarsh Ambudkar, Kate Burton, Michel Gill, LisaGay Hamilton, William H. Macy, Elizabeth Marvel, Laurie Metcalf, Dylan Minnette, Alan Ruck, Sam Waterston, Michaela Watkins and more.
Pam & Tommy (Hulu)
Synopsis: Set in the Wild West early days of the Internet, “Pam & Tommy” is based on the incredible true story of the Pamela Anderson (Lily James) and Tommy Lee (Sebastian Stan) sex tape. Stolen from the couple’s home by a disgruntled contractor (Seth Rogen), the video went from underground bootleg-VHS curiosity to full-blown cultural obsession when it hit the Web in 1997. A love story, crime caper and cautionary tale rolled into one, the eight-part original limited series explores the intersection of privacy, technology and celebrity, tracing the origins of our current Reality TV Era to a stolen tape seen by millions but meant to have an audience of just two.
Synopsis: A band of spotty, noisy, working-class English kids shake the boring, corrupt Establishment to its core, threaten to bring down the government, and change music and culture forever when they come together to form the Sex Pistols. Based on Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol the memoir of Sex Pistols’ founding member and guitarist, Steve Jones, and directed by Danny Boyle. Starring: Toby Wallace, Anson Boon, Louis Partridge, Jacob Slater, Christian Lees.
WeCrashed (Apple TV+)
Synopsis: Inspired by actual events — and the love story at the center of it all. WeWork grew from a single coworking space into a global brand worth $47 billion in under a decade. Then, in less than a year, its value plummeted. What happened?
Black Monday (Paramount+)
Synopsis: Travel back to October 19, 1987—aka Black Monday, the worst stock market crash in the history of Wall Street. To this day, no one knows who caused it … until now. This is the story of how a group of outsiders took on the blue-blood, old-boys club of Wall Street and ended up crashing the world’s largest financial system, a Lamborghini limousine and the glass ceiling. The outrageous comedy series stars Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells, Regina Hall and Paul Scheer.