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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Pitch Perfect’ Spinoff Series, ‘The Amazing World of Gumball’ Returning, ‘Arcane’ Voice Cast Announced, ‘Rugrats’ Renewed, ‘Firefly Lane’ Casting, ‘The Problem with Jon Stewart’ Trailer and More!

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Peacock has ordered a TV spinoff of the series Pitch Perfect. Adam Devine will lead the series, reprising his role of Bumper Allen from the movies. The series follows the character as he moves to Germany to revive his music career when one of his songs becomes big in Berlin.

HBO Max and Cartoon Network announced the title of the upcoming The Amazing World of Gumball movie which is set to wrap up the original series. The film will be titled The Amazing World of Gumball: The Movie! The film will also act as a bridge, leading into a brand new The Amazing World of Gumball series which will premiere later. The series is still extremely popular, being one of the most repeated series on Cartoon Network’s schedule. 

The voice cast for the upcoming new Netflix series Arcane has been announced. Hailee Steinfeld, Ella Purnell, Kevin Alejandro, Katie Leung, Jason Spisak, Toks Olagundoye, JB Blanc and Harry Lloyd will voice characters for the series based on the game League of Legends. The series will premiere this fall. 

Paramount+ has renewed Rugrats for season two. The revival series will see the next batch of episodes from the first season premiere October 7. Included will be a Halloween themed episode. 

Firefly Lane is bulking up their cast for season two. Netflix announced Ignacio Serricchio will join as a series regular with Greg Germann, India de Beaufort and Jolene Purdy joining the cast in recurring roles.

We have our first look at the upcoming new Apple TV+ series The Problem with Jon Stewart. The series premieres September 30 with new episodes premiering every other week. 

Kathryn Hahn is set to star as Joan Rivers for a Showtime limited series. The Comeback Girl follows the story of how Joan Rivers persevered through near suicide and professional abyss to rebuild herself and her career to become a global icon.

A new animated series from Stephen Colbert is coming to Comedy Central. Fairview follows how national politics cause drama in a small town where they are led by their mayor Kelly Sampson. 

Tubi announced Meet, Marry, Murder, a true-crime docuseries hosted by Michelle Trachtenberg. The series highlights true stories of people who were murdered by their partners with interviews from witnesses and family members. All thirteen episodes premiere October 6. 

HGTV has renewed Bargain Block for season 2. The series follows Keith Bynum and Evan Thomas along with real estate expert Shea Hicks-Whitfield as they buy and renovate as many houses on a single block in Detroit. Their goal is to make them appealing and affordable to members of the community.

National Geographic has released a trailer for their upcoming series The Hot Zone: Anthrax. The first The Hot Zone series aired in 2019 and focused on the Ebola virus.
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