Friday, July 31, 2020

A smorgasbord of TV billboards filling L.A.'s July 2020 street and skies...

Even though the world feels upside-down at the moment, you can still escape with a good television show, be it a comedy, drama, cartoons, documentary series or something even more fantastical. The skies of L.A. have certainly been inundated with new TV show billboards so there's plenty to watch, even all the new streaming services come with a price tag you may no be ablate afford during these trying times.

TV billboards
Hanna season 2 billboard
First up are these eye-catching ad creatives for the sophomore season of Amazon Prime Video's teenage assassin thriller, Hanna.
Giant Hanna season 2 billboard
Esme Creed-Miles returns as the titular heroine trying to free other girls like her bred to be super-soldiers after having their genetics spliced with wolf DNA.
Worlds Toughest Race Eco-Challenge Fiji billboard
And if you think Hanna has it hard, then Prime Video is also offering up the World's Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji for your entertainment.
Tell Me A Story CW series premiere billboard
With the coronavirus shutting down the film and TV production industry, some channels are recycling content that has previously aired elsewhere, which is the case with The CW and Tell Me A Story, which first debuted on the subscription streaming channel CBS All Access.

Make sure you check out how they marketed the fairytale reinterpretation series with these Tell Me A Story launch billboards.
Cursed series premiere billboard
Fantasy fans could also enjoy the new Arthurian series from Netflix, Cursed, starring Katherine Langford.
Warrior Nun season 1 billboard
This month also saw the debut of the comic book adaptation of Warrior Nun with the help of a duo of special extension cut-out billboards featuring this new addition and an old favourite, Lucifer.
Lucifer season 5 All Hell billboard
The streaming platform was teasing the forthcoming fifth season starring Tom Ellis with this devilish ad creative.
Umbrella Academy 2 billboard
The end of July also gifted viewers with the second season of The Umbrella Academy and it was time to travel back in time to save the world from an apocalypse again.
Unsolved Mysteries series premiere billboard
The streaming giant was also reviving the unexplained crime and paranormal series, Unsolved Mysteries, this month.
Babysitters Club Netflix remake billboard
Plus The Baby-Sitters Club was also getting a reboot for a whole new generation, inspired by the novel series by Ann M. Martin.
Last Dance docu-series billboard
It was also another chance to see The Last Dance sports documentary series on the streamer, following Michael Jordan's last season with the Chicago Bulls basketball team.  
P-Valley series premiere billboard
Starz was titillating passersby this month with billboards for P-Valley, it's new stripper drama series, so be sure to check out the other ad eye-catching ad creatives.
Alienist Angel of Darkness billboard
Meanwhile The Alienist period crime drama was taking flight around the city for a second season of investigation, subtitled Angel of Darkness.
Surviving Jeffrey Epstein billboard
From tracking fictional killers to documentaries about real-life predators and Lifetime was advertising its chilling new series, Surviving Jeffrey Epstein.
Helter Skelter Epix series billboard
And Epix new docu-series, Helter Skelter: An American Myth, was exploring the murderous Manson Family.
Yellowstone season 3 billboard
Kevin Costner was back on Paramount Network this summer for the third season of his gritty ranch drama, Yellowstone.
Room 104 final season 4 billboard
Over on premium cabler HBO, the anthology series Room 104 was back for a fourth and final season of different stories.
Lovecraft Country series premiere billboard
And HBO was also bringing the supernatural to the skies this month with its forthcoming series, Lovecraft Country.
Corporate season 3 billboard
Some days remote working can be no joke during a pandemic so this season three billboard for Comedy Central's Corporate made me smile.
United We Fall sitcom billboard
Meanwhile ABC was also supplying the summer laughs with its new family sitcom, United We Fall.
Star Trek Lower Decks series billboard
Star Trek was boldly going where it hasn't gone before with its new animated series, which is heavy on the futuristic comedy, Lower Decks.
Search Party season 3 billboard
Following the launch of its streaming service in May, HBO Max was giving some outdoor support for the third season of Search Party was was moving from TBS to the new platform.
Not-Too-Late Show Elmo HBO Max billboard
Plus it was also shining a spotlight on its new Sesame Street spin-off, The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo.
Expecting Amy HBO Max billboard
In the world of comedy, HBO Max was also debuting its Amy Schumer docu-series chronicling her pregnancy whilst on her stand-up tour, Expecting Amy.
George Lopez Netflix special billboard
George Lopez was back with a new stand-up comedy special month, We'll Do It For Half, this time on Netflix.
Jim Jefferies Intolerant Netflix special billboard
Plus Aussie comic Jim Jefferies was back with his Intolerant stand-up special on the streaming platform.
Jack Whitehall Im Only Joking billboard
And British comedian Jack Whitehall was only joking with his new Netflix stand-up special this month.
Desus Mero season 2 Showtime billboard
This July Showtime was giving some outdoor support to the second season of its late-night talk show, Desus & Mero.
Desus Mero season 2 Showtime billboard
Comedian hosts Desus Nice and The Kid Mero's voices are even more relevant during these times of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Giant Peacock TV streaming launch billboard
And finally for this collection, here's a giant billboard for the new Peacock streaming service from NBCUniversal, some of it's free with additional premium ad-free options. Welcome to the Streaming Wars, time to ruffle some feathers.

As you can see, even though we're living through uncertain times, there's more than even TV to distract yourself with.

Make sure you compare this collection with last July's arresting TV billboards and come back next month for more billboard roundups from around Hollywoodland.

Until then, stay safe and healthy...

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