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    With the returns of Pose, Big Little Lies, and Queen Sugar, it's a pretty beautiful week for TV — and for all other kinds of entertainment, too. Here are just a few of the things we're looking forward to right now.

    MOVIES/TV

    Pose

     

    Finally, finally, finally, FX’s groundbreaking drama all about New York’s ballroom culture in the ’80s is back! Following a time jump, the show’s second season will pick up in the era of "Vogue." Premiering June 11. 

    Late Night

     

    Written by Mindy Kaling and directed by Nisha Ganatra, Late Night stars Emma Thompson and Kaling as a talk show host-and-writer duo. Out June 7, and check out our review soon on BUST.com.

    Queen Sugar

     

    Ava DuVernay’s Queen Sugar, which famously features an all-female directing team, is returning for a fourth season in which the family at the heart of the show will continue to fight for their farm—and for their father’s legacy—while confronting other challenges and changes. Premiering June 12 on OWN.

    Big Little Lies

     

    The superstar team—including Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Zoë Kravitz, and more—who bring HBO’s dark drama to life will be returning this weekend, this time with Meryl Streep in tow. Premiering June 9. 

    MUSIC/PODCASTS

    Black Friday by Palehound

     

    Ellen Kempner—better known as Palehound—explores themes of love and friendship on her third-length album, out June 7.

    “Aute Cuture” by Rosalía

     

    Rosalía brings her characteristic mix of electro-pop and classic Flamenco sounds to her newest single and its gorgeous accompanying video. Available to stream now.

    Our Lady J on BUST’s Poptarts

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    Multi-hyphenate Our Lady J—most recently known for her role as a writer and producer for Pose—stopped by BUST to talk all about the show’s new season, out June 11. Listen to the podcast now!

     

    BOOKS 

    Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner

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    Weiner’s latest novel traces two American sisters’ lives, speckled with tragedy, trauma, and expectations, from the ’50s to today. Out June 11.

    Bunny by Mona Awad

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    Awad, whose debut novel 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl made waves in 2016, returns with a novel about complicated and dangerous female friendships that’s been earning comparisons to Heathers. Out June 11.

    Top photo via FX / Pose

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