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IMDb TV is developing a series based on the movie Cruel Intentions. The premise for the series follows two ruthless step siblings that will do anything to stay on top. In this case, of the Greek life hierarchy at an elite Washington, D.C. college. After a brutal hazing incident threatens the entire Panhellenic system, they’ll do whatever’s necessary to preserve their power and reputations — even seduce the daughter of the Vice President of the United States. NBC had previously attempted a series based on the movie but ultimately passed on the pilot. 

Scott Speedman has returned to Grey’s Anatomy, this time as a series regular. The first time his character, Nick Marsh, appeared on the series, there was chemistry between him and Meredith. It appears this season they will be exploring a potential relationship between the two characters. Also appearing in the premiere was Abigail Spencer and Kate Burton reprising their roles and Megan and Ellis who will recur. This season will also see the return of Kate Walsh as Addison in a recurring role. 

Disney Channel has renewed Raven’s Home for season five. Series regulars Raven-Symoné and Issac Ryan Brown will be continuing with the series. Navia Robinson, Jason Maybaum, Sky Katz and Anneliese van der Pol will not be returning. The series will shift Raven and her son from San Francisco to Chicago to help care for her father after he suffers a heart attack. Rondell Sheridan will be joining the series, reprising his role from the original series. Also joining are Mykal-Michelle Harris, Felix Avitia, and Emmy Liu-Wang. 

Cartoon Network has set a week long lineup of Halloween themed episodes of their most popular series. Sunday October 24 DC Super Hero Girls will air “#NightmareInGotham” at 8AM. Monday October 25 Craig of the Creek will air “The Legend of the Library” at 7PM. Tuesday October 26 Victor and Valentino will air “PuzzleMaster” at 7PM. Wednesday October 27 Teen Titans Go! will air “Pepo the Pumpkinman” at 7PM. Thursday October 28 Apple & Onion will air “Eyesore a Sunset” at 7PM. Friday October 29 Total DramaRama will air “Gwen Scary, Gwen Lost” at 7PM. Cartoon Network is also celebrating “Scoobtober” which will see Scooby Doo movies appear on the schedule all month long. 

Netflix announced Umbrella Academy will be returning for season 3 in 2022. They also confirmed the new season will see episodes taking place at Hotel Oblivion. 

Matt Amodio has passed James Holzhauer to become the number 2 all time consecutive winner on Jeopardy! With 33 wins, only Ken Jennings has more consecutive wins with 74. Amodio’s current winnings total $1,267,801. This places him as the number 3 all time earner after Jennings ($2,520,700) and Holzhauer ($2,462,216).

Terry Crews is set to host AGT: Extreme, the America’s Got Talent spinoff series, with Nikki Bella, Travis Pastrana and Simon Cowell set as judges. The series will premiere at midseason and will feature the most outrageous and jaw-dropping daredevil acts and stunts. 

There will be a mini Battlestar Galactica reunion on season two of Netflix’s Another Life. Katee Sackhoff who leads the show will be reunited with Rekha Sharma and Kate Vernon. This season will also see the addition of other characters as the story continues. Season two premieres October 14. 

Natalie Morales is leaving NBC News after 22 years. She will depart Today in the coming weeks but may remain with Dateline through the end of the year. She is rumored to be joining Sheryl Underwood, Amanda Kloots, Jerry O’Connell and Akbar Gbajabiamila as co-host of CBS’s The Talk.

A re-imagined adaptation of I Love Lucy is coming to Amazon Prime Video. Todo Por Lucy aka All For Lucy will follow Lucy played by Natalia Téllez who is married to Ricky played by Daniel Tovar. 

Funimation will premiere the comedy series Muteking the Dancing Hero October 3. The series is a reboot of Muteking, The Dashing Warrior. The original anime aired in the early 1980s and follows a hero who fights monsters with the power of dance. 

The first music video for ABC’s upcoming music drama Queens has premiered. “Nasty Girl” features vocals from all four leads, Eve, Naturi Naughton, Nadine Velazquez and Brandy. Def Jam Recordings, the official label partner for all original music for the show, released the single last night ahead of today’s video. Swizz Beatz is the executive music producer for all of the original music in the series. Queens premieres October 19 at 10 on ABC. 

The Last O.G. returns for season four October 26 on TBS. The trailer for the new season is out now. 

Season 3 of BET+’s Carl Weber’s The Family Business is set to premiere October 14. The trailer for the new season is out now. 

SNL is back this weekend for its 47th season premiere! Owen Wilson will be the host along with musical guest Kacey Musgraves.

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

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