Apple has announced the premiere dates for ‘Five Days at Memorial,’ a new limited series from Academy Award winner John Ridley and Emmy Award winner Carlton Cuse; and, ‘Bad Sisters,’ the witty and emotional darkly comedic murder mystery from Emmy Award-nominee and BAFTA Award-winning star and creator Sharon Horgan.

The limited eight-episode series ‘Five Days at Memorial,’ will debut globally on Friday, August 12 with the first three episodes, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday through September 16.

Based on actual events and adapted from the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sheri Fink, the series chronicles the impact of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath on a local hospital. When the floodwaters rose, power failed, and heat soared, exhausted caregivers at a New Orleans hospital were forced to make decisions that would follow them for years to come.

The series is directed by Carlton Cuse, John Ridley and Wendey Stanzler (“Clarice,” “Rebel”) and stars Vera Farmiga, Robert Pine, Cherry Jones, Julie Ann Emery, Cornelius Smith Jr.,  Adepero Oduye, Molly Hager,  Michael Gaston and W. Earl Brown.

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Also coming to Apple TV+ this August, is ‘Bad Sisters,’ the newest comedy from creator and star Sharon Horgan. A blend of both dark comedy and thriller set in the breath-taking coast of Ireland, will debut globally on Friday, August 19 with the first two episodes, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday through October 14.

The new 10-episode series follows the lives of the Garvey sisters bound together by the premature death of their parents and a promise to always protect one another. In addition to Horgan, Anne-Marie Duff, Eva Birthistle, Sarah Greeneand Eve Hewson (“Behind her Eyes,” “The Luminaries”) star as the Garvey sisters. The ensemble cast also includes Claes Bang, Brian Gleeson, Daryl McCormack, Assaad Bouab and newcomer Saise Quinn.

Eexecutive produced and written by Horgan with Brett Baer & Dave Finkel who adapted it from the Belgian version of the series “Clan,” which was created by Malin-Sarah Gozin (“Tabula Rasa,” “Professor T”). The series will mark Horgan’s first project to premiere from her first-look deal with Apple TV+. It is produced by Merman, her production company that she co-founded with Clelia Mountford.