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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Bridgetrton’ News, ‘Sex/Life’ Renewed, ‘SNL’ Adds Three to Cast while Two Depart, ‘On My Block’ Spinoff Series, ‘Babylon 5’ Reboot, ‘The Last Of Us’ First Look and More!

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Following Netflix’s TUDUM Global Fan Event announcements, we got even more from the upcoming second season of Bridgerton. We got the first look at the first time Anthony and Kate Sharma meet! Additionally we Netflix uploaded the full TUDUM panel featuring cast from the series. 

Netflix has renewed Sex/Life for Season 2. The drama was watched by 67 million households in the first four weeks following its May 25 premiere. 

SNL’s first episode of the season is this coming Saturday October 2. Beck Bennett, who was on the show for eight seasons, and Lauren Holt, who was on the series for one season, are departing the series. The rest of the cast will be returning after rumors about the status of many including Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong, Aidy Bryant and Pete Davidson. Joining the cast for the new season are Aristotle Athari, James Austin Johnson and Sarah Sherman.  

Netflix has ordered an On My Block spinoff series. The new series will follow a new group of friends set in the same city of the original series. The fourth and final season of On My Block airs October 4. 

The CW is working on a reboot of the science fiction series Babylon 5. Original series creator J. Michael Straczynski will write the script for the potential pilot. The series ran for five seasons and led to a spinoff series and movies. 

We got a first look at HBO’s upcoming adaptation of video game series The Last Of Us. 

Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin has cast Lea Salonga, Sharon Leal, and Elena Goode as series regulars and Carly Pope and Zakiya Young as recurring. They will each play mothers of the young girls at the center of the mystery series. 

Dancing with the Stars professional dancer Cheryl Burke has tested positive for Covid and will miss tonight’s live show. No news has been reported on her celebrity partner Cody Rigsby or what will happen because of her diagnosis. Details will be revealed live on the show. 

CBS’s The Late Late Show with James Corden will be having an in person audience beginning with tonight’s episode. The audience will be fully vaccinated and socially distanced. 

Grammy winner Toni Braxton is set to headline and executive produce Lifetime’s upcoming multi-movie series event The Fallen Angels Book Club. The first installment will premiere in 2022.

Howie Mandel is returning for another comedy special on The CW. Howie Mandel & Friends: Don’t Sneeze on Me will air on The CW on Monday, October 18. 

History Channel will premiere another installment of their That Built series with The Engineering That Built The World. The series will explore the titans behind some of the greatest engineering feats, landmarks and builds of all time. The eight episode series premieres October 10. 

Mara Brock Akil’s production company Story27 is preparing four new series for Netflix including a series adaptation of Judy Blume’s Forever. Akil, the creator of Girlfriends previously worked at Warner Bros. TV where she helped develop Black Lightning. 

Will Smith is hosting the upcoming National Geographic series Welcome To Earth which will premiere on Disney+ this December. The six part series explores Earth’s greatest wonders and reveals its most hidden secrets. The trailer is out now.

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

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