‘After the hurricane’ and ‘Bad Sisters’ will premiere this August on Apple TV +Apple TV+ today announced the premiere dates for After the Hurricane, a new miniseries from Oscar winner John Ridley and Emmy winner Carlton Cuse; and ‘Bad Sisters,’ the witty and exciting black comedy mystery from Emmy-nominated and BAFTA-winning actress and creator Sharon Horgan. “Five Days at Memorial” opens worldwide on Friday, August 12. with its first three episodes, followed by a new weekly episode every Friday for a total of eight. Based on true events and the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sheri Fink, “After the Hurricane” chronicles the impact of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath on an area hospital. When the waters rose, the power went out and the heat soared, the exhausted workers of a New Orleans hospital were forced to make decisions that would later haunt them for years to come. “After the Hurricane” is produced and written by Carlton Cuse (“Jack Ryan,” “Lost”) and John Ridley (“The Other History of the DC Universe,” “Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992”). The series is directed by Cuse, Ridley and Wendey Stanzler (“Clarice,” “Rebel”) and stars Vera Farmiga (“Up in the Air,” “The Warren File”), Robert Pine (“CHiPs”), Cherry Jones ( “Transparent”, “Succession”), Julie Ann Emery (“Better Call Saul”, “Preacher”), Cornelius Smith Jr. (“Scandal”), Adepero Oduye (“Falcon and the Winter Soldier”, “Pariah”) , Molly Hager (“Happyish”, “An Almost Funny Story”), Michael Gaston (“Blind Spot”, “The Leftovers”) and W. Earl Brown (“Deadwood”, “Preacher”). “After the Hurricane” comes from ABC Signature, a part of Disney Television Studios.Also coming to Apple TV+ this August is “Bad Sisters,” the new comedy from creator and star Sharon Horgan (“Catastrophe,” “Shining Vale”). and suspense set on the stunning coastline of Ireland, “Bad Sisters” will premiere globally on Friday, August 19 with the first two episodes, followed by a new episode every Friday. The 10-episode series follows the lives of the Garvey sisters, bound together by the untimely death of their parents and a promise to always protect one another. In addition to Horgan, “Bad Sisters” stars Anne-Marie Duff (“Suffragette,” “The Salisbury Poisonings”), Eva Birthistle (“Brooklyn,” “The Last Kingdom”), Sarah Greene (“Frank of Ireland,” “Dublin Murders”) and Eve Hewson (“Behind Their Eyes,” “The Luminaries”) as the Garvey sisters. The cast also includes Claes Bang (“Dracula,” “The Northman”), Brian Gleeson (“Frank of Ireland,” “Peaky Blinders”), Daryl McCormack (“Good Luck Leo Grande,” “Peaky Blinders”), Assaad Bouab (“Call my agent!”, “The Pursuit of Love”) and rising star Saise Quinn (“Monster”). “Bad Sisters” is written and produced by Horgan with Brett Baer & Dave Finkel (“New Girl” , “United States of Tara”) who are adapting it from the Belgian series “Clan,” which was created by Malin-Sarah Gozin (“Tabula Rasa,” “Professor T”). Horgan, Faye Dorn and Clelia Mountford are executive producers for Merman, and Gozin, Bert Hamelinck and Michael Sagol (“Sound of Metal”) are executive producers for Caviar. In addition to Horgan, Baer and Finkel, the series is written by Karen Cogan, Ailbhe Keogan, Daniel Cullen, Perrie Balthazar and Paul Howard. Dearbhla Walsh, Josephine Bornebusch and Rebecca Gatward are directing and Walsh is also an executive producer.“Bad Sisters” is produced by Merman Television and ABC Sig nature, a part of Disney Television Studios. The series will be Horgan’s first project to premiere following his deal with Apple TV+.