Miami Based Ballers Returns For A Streaming Weekend

Some cool entertainment to stream by the pool on a hot summer night

WASHINGTON – Okay it is hot but it is the weekend so it is time to binge and stream your favorite shows at the pool or in a nice cool room.  Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, HBO GO, Showtime, Acorn and Starz all have great movies and series worth streaming near the pool.

Love The Rock? Who doesn’t? You can now better appreciate Dwayne Johnson with new episodes of Ballers, HBO GO. Also catch up on the first season of the show shot in South Beach, on your HBO GO app on your tablet or Roku streaming device.

The theme of this weekend is new premieres. Netflix is starting your weekend right with the premiere of its mysterious drama, Stranger Things. If you love old Spielberg and classic kid-led Stephen King stories, then you’re going to be a big fan of this ’80s throwback series. Prefer something comedic?

Hulu‘s favorite fierce and gossipy best friends are back with the premiere of Difficult People Season Two. Also, this weekend marks the premiere of HBO‘s new school-centered comedy, Vice Principals, which stars Danny McBride and Walton Goggins, as well as the addition of Season Three of The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret on Netflix.

Here is where to find your favorite shows.

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The Adventures of Puss in Boots: Season 3 *Netflix Original

Fighting (2009) (Available July 16)

Ghostheads (2016)

Gridlocked (2015)

Holidays (2016)

Magi: The Adventures of Sinbad: Season 1 *Netflix Original

Rebirth (2016) *Netflix Original

Rolling Papers (2015)

Stranger Things: Series Premiere *Netflix Original

Todd Margaret: Season 3

Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru (2016) *Netflix Original

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Difficult People: Season 2 Premiere *Hulu Original

East Los High: Season 4 Premiere *Hulu Original

Froning (2015)

Gay for Play Game Show: Season 1

The Last Days (2013)

The Last Panthers: Season 1 (Available July 17)

Running Wild with Bear Grylls: Season 3

Running Wild with Bear Grylls and President Barack Obama: Special

RuPaul’s Drag Race: Complete Season 8

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13 Sins (2014)

Suits: Season 5

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Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (HBO First Look)

Ballers: Season 2 Premiere (Available July 17) *HBO Original

Straight Outta Compton (2015) (Available July 16)

Sin hijos (No Kids) (2015)

Vice Principals: Series Premiere (Available July 17) *HBO Original

Some other streaming services that you may not have offer quality content –

Jericho (Exclusive U.S. Premiere) — Acorn TV

The Secret Life of Books: Series 2 — Acorn TV

Let’s Fight Ghost (Premiere) — DramaFever

Man of the Year (Available July 16) — Showtime

21 (2008) — Starz

Concussion (2015) (Available July 16) — Starz

Power (2016): Season 3 Premiere (Available July 17) — Starz

Witness (1985) — Starz

Jim Williams is the Washington Bureau Chief, Digital Director as well as the Director of Special Projects for Genesis Communications. He is starting his third year as part of the team. This is Williams 40th year in the media business, and in that time he has served in a number of capacities. He is a seven time Emmy Award winning television producer, director, writer and executive. He has developed four regional sports networks, directed over 2,000 live sporting events including basketball, football, baseball hockey, soccer and even polo to name a few sports. Major events include three Olympic Games, two World Cups, two World Series, six NBA Playoffs, four Stanley Cup Playoffs, four NCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship Tournaments (March Madness), two Super Bowl and over a dozen college bowl games. On the entertainment side Williams was involved s and directed over 500 concerts for Showtime, Pay Per View and MTV Networks.