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Fox is rebooting it’s reality dating competition series Joe Millionaire. This time there will be a twist in the premise. The new series features two single men. One’s a millionaire, and the other is not. Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer will air January 2022 on Fox.

Paramount+’s upcoming live action Fairly OddParents series will premiere in March 2022. Production on the series recently wrapped. 

Chord Overstreet has joined the cast of their upcoming Christmas movie starring Lindsay Lohan. The movie follows a spoiled hotel heiress who gets total amnesia in a skiing accident and finds herself in the care of a handsome lodge owner. Overstreet will play the love interest. 

Fox has renewed summer series Fantasy Island for season two. The network also scheduled a special two hour holiday episode for December 21 

ESPN Classic will be shutting down January 1, 2022 after three decades. The sports network hadn’t been used as much in recent years due to its content being shared on ESPN+ and other places. The news comes after NBC earlier announced they would be shutting down NBC Sports Network and transitioning that content to USA Network and Peacock among other places. 

Production on the final season of Netflix’s comedy series Grace and Frankie, starring Jane Fonda and Lilly Tomlin, has wrapped. The final season began filming just before the pandemic shut down productions. The streamer released the first four completed episodes earlier this summer. The rest of the final season will premiere in 2022. 

Netflix has ordered an adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s novel A Man in Full from executive producers Regina King and David E. Kelley. The book followed a real estate mogul who finds himself in bankruptcy and tries to protect his empire from those around him. 

HBO’s Perry Mason has added new cast for the upcoming second season. Joining this season as a series regular is Katherine Waterston and in recurring roles are Hope Davis, Jon Chaffin, Fabrizio Guido, Peter Mendoza, Onohoua Rodriguez, and Jee Young Han. It was also announced that Diarra Kilpatrick has been upped to series regular for the new season. The prequel series follows the early life of Perry Mason, the star of the series from the 1950s/1960s. . 

HGTV’s new series Holmes Family Rescue follows Mike Holmes over twelve episodes as he teams up with his son and daughter, home renovation experts Michael Holmes, Jr. and Sherry Holmes, to rescue more clients who are struggling with botched construction jobs. It will premiere December 4. 

Steve Harvey is set to host the upcoming 70th Miss Universe Competition. The three hour event will feature more than 75 contestants who will compete for the opportunity to become the next Miss Universe. The event will air on Fox December 12. 

The 20th annual National Dog Show Presented by Purina will air again Thanksgiving day on NBC. The event airs at noon following the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. 

On Small Business Saturday, HGTV will be revisiting Wetumpka, Alabama, the small town that was selected by the network to receive a whole-town makeover in the smash hit series, Home Town Takeover. The special episode Home Town Takeover: Where Are They Now? will air November 27. 

The Wendy Williams Show will continue having guest hosts fill in while Wendy Williams recovers from her recent medical issues. 

Discovery+’s new series The Mating Game is set to premiere November 21. The series explores the most intimate details of life from every corner of the globe to reveal how animals overcome the challenges of their worlds to reproduce and leave a lasting legacy. 

The new season of HBO’s Hard Knocks In Season: The Indianapolis Colts is set to premiere November 17. The trailer is out now.

Roku’s new series Bill Burr Presents Immoral Compass is set to premiere November 5 on the Roku Channel. The series is a dark anthology exploring life’s most difficult dilemmas, all filtered through the lens of one jaded man in his garage.

EPIX new two part docuseries Mr. A & Mr. M: The Story of A&M Records takes an in-depth look at the company’s distinct approach of focusing on their artists, discovering unique talent and evolving with the ever-changing music industry. It will premiere December 5.
Lee Arvoy
Lee Arvoy joined the TV Source team in the summer of 2020 as a TV Writer.

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