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Natasha Rothwell’s ‘How to Die Alone’ Release Date, BTS Travel Doc, and More

Natasha Rothwell gets a new lease on life in the upcoming Hulu comedy How to Die Alone, which will debut the first four episodes on Friday, Sept. 13, with new episodes streaming on Fridays.

The half-hour series follows Mel, portrayed by Rothwell, a “broke, fat, Black JFK airport employee who’s never been in love and forgotten how to dream,” according to the official synopsis. Mel’s life takes an unexpected turn after an accidental brush with death catapults her on a journey to finally take flight and start living by any means necessary.

Rothwell, not only the star but also the creator of the series, serves as an executive producer and co-showrunner alongside Vera Santamaria, known for her work on PEN15 and Orange Is the New Black.

The ensemble cast is rounded out by some notable names. Conrad Ricamora, known for his roles in The Resident and Fire Island, Jocko Sims from New Amsterdam, KeiLyn Durrel Jones, who has appeared in The Other Two and Succession, and Bashir Salahuddin from South Side and Sherman’s Showcase.

In related entertainment news,

BTS members Jimin and Jung Kook will star in the travel series Are You Sure?!, which is set to premiere on Thursday, Aug. 8 on Disney+, as reported by The Hollywood Reporter. Filmed in 2023 before they enlisted for mandatory military service in South Korea, the eight-episode series follows the pair as they explore New York, Jeju Island in South Korea, and Sapporo, Japan.

NBC’s Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks special drew 7.6 million viewers on Thursday night. This marks a 2% increase from last year and sets a three-year audience high.

Netflix has unveiled a trailer for a new true crime documentary, The Yara Gambirasio Case: Beyond Reasonable Doubt, which will premiere on Tuesday, July 16.

Source: TVLine, The Hollywood Reporter