Freevee comedy series Primo from Shea Serrano and Mike Schur, Academy of Country Music Awards, comedy special Jimmy O'Yang: Guess How Much?, and more TV and movies premiering to Prime Video and sister streamer Freevee in May.
The Freevee original comedy series Primo, from creators Shea Serrano and Mike Schur, is a coming-of-age story inspired by Serrano‘s childhood spent balancing school, societal expectations and a chaotic home life involving his single mom and five uncles. The series stars Rafa Gonzales, Ignacio Diaz-Silverio, Johnny Rey Diaz, Christina Vidal, Henri Esteve, Jonathan Medina, and Martin Martinez and premiered to Prime Video‘s sister platform on May 2.
Actor and comedian Jimmy O. Yang, known for his roles in the movie Crazy Rich Asians and the HBO comedy series Silicon Valley, is back with his second stand up special with the streamer, titled Guess How Much?. It premiered May 2. Wolfgang Hohlbein‘s cult novel The Gryphon comes to life May 26 on Prime Video.
In its second year at the streamer, the 58th Academy of Country Music Awards will be hosted by country music icons Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks. Parton will perform, as will Jason Aldean, Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Cody Johnson, Miranda Lambert, Jo Dee Messina, Keith Urban. It airs May 11.
Read on to find out what else is headed to Prime Video and its ad-supported sister streaming service Freevee in May.
Description: A follow-up to his 2020 global special, Good Deal, Yang keeps the financially-themed titles going with the comedy special Guess How Much?. This one‘s topics include love languages, loser friends and negotiating with his Asian parents.
Description: The coming-of-age, single-camera comedy follows Rafa Gonzales, a wide-eyed 16-year-old from the south side of San Antonio who is being raised by his clever mother, Drea, and his five overbearing uncles (Rollie, Mike, Ryan, Jay, and Mondo). He‘s also experiencing three major life changes: he and his friends are nearing the end of high school; he‘s pretty sure he just met the girl of his dreams; and he just found out he has a real chance to become the first person in his family to go to college.
Description: The three misfits Mark, Memo and Becky discover a fantastic world called The Black Tower. That‘s where the Gryphon, a world-devouring monster, mercilessly subjugates all living creatures. Mark is the only one who can defeat it. But he‘s no hero and doesn’t want to be one (he has enough to do with school, his tantrums and his first love). Then Mark‘s brother Thomas disappears and the friends have to set off into this fantastic world and face the danger.
Premiere Date: Friday, May 26
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