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Your TV Source Roundup: Cartoonito Launch Date, ‘The Price Is Right’ 50th Celebration, IMDb TV Passes on ‘For Life’ and ‘Rebel’, Magnolia Network Renews Nine Series, Peacock Orders ‘Field of Dreams’ and More!

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Cartoonito, a new preschool block on HBO Max and Cartoon Network, is set to premiere September 13. Cartoonito on Cartoon Network will be available Monday-Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET/PT and Saturday-Sunday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. ET/PT. Monday-Friday programming includes Bing, Mush-Mush & The Mushables, and Thomas & Friends All Engines Go along with Baby Looney Tunes, Caillou and Pocoyo. Saturday-Sunday programming includes Lucas the Spider along with Care Bears: Unlock the Magic and Love Monster. HBO Max content includes Little Ellen and The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo. Additional titles including Batwheels, Bugs Bunny Builders (working title), Tom and Jerry Junior (working title), Jessica’s Big Little World (working title), Mecha Builders and Bea’s Block will join at a later date.

CBS is celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Price Is Right with a special September 30. The special will look back at the biggest winners, never-before-seen outtakes and a salute to Bob Barker, the series longtime host who retired in 2007. Now hosted by Drew Carey, Season 50 will kick off September 13 with new games, including one which throws it back to the 1970s. 

Amazon’s IMDb TV has passed on ABC’s cancelled series For Life and Rebel. Both series had limited runs on the streaming service with the option open for Amazon to pick them up for new seasons. Neither will continue and are officially cancelled. 

Magnolia Network has renewed 9 series. 8 of the series will be returning for Season 2 including Family Dinner, First Time Fixer, Homegrown, Inn the Works, The Lost Kitchen, Point of View: A Designer Profile, Restoration Road With Clint Harp and Super Dad. Magnolia Table With Joanna Gaines, Joanna’s cooking series, has been renewed for season 4 and 5. The network is currently streaming on Discovery+ and will make its linear debut in 2022, replacing DIY Network. 

Peacock has ordered a TV series adaptation of the film Field of Dreams. The series will be written by The Good Place creator Michael Schur. This news comes following the MLB’s recent Field of Dreams game which saw the White Sox defeat the Yankees.

Netflix’s new adult animated comedy series Inside Job was given a premiere date. The series premieres Friday, October 22. The series follows a shadow government and its dysfunctional team whose daily grind is committing the world’s conspiracies.

Fox has released another promo video for their upcoming new series, Our Kind of People. The soapy drama will premiere Tuesday September 21 at 9 on Fox.

Tacoma FD returns for Season 3 on truTV September 16. A trailer for the new season is out now.

Paramount+’s The Real World revival series The Real World Homecoming is filming a second season featuring cast members from the second season of the original series, The Real World: Los Angeles. The new season will see the cast, now in their 40s and 50s, reunite together to discuss their time on the show and where they are now in their lives.

Lee Arvoy
Lee Arvoy joined the TV Source team in the summer of 2020 as a TV Writer.

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