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Your TV Source Roundup: Clayton Echard is ‘The Bachelor’, ‘With Love’ Trailer, ‘We Baby Bears’ Premiere Date, Cara Delevingne Joins ‘Only Murders in the Building’, Robbie Amell Returns to ‘The Flash’, Cobie Smulders Joins ‘Secret Invasion’, and More!

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Clayton Echard has been announced as the next Bachelor on season 26 of ABC’s The Bachelor. Clayton was first introduced to audiences on the current season of The Bachelorette. The new season will premiere January 3. 

Amazon Prime Video’s upcoming holiday rom-com With Love will premiere December 17. The multi-holiday romantic comedy series, written and created by Gloria Calderón Kellett, follows the Diaz siblings, Lily and Jorge Jr., on a mission to find love and purpose. All five episodes will be released. 

Cartoon Network’s We Baby Bears is set to premiere January 1 with ten episodes airing from 10AM-12:30PM. Two new episodes will air every Saturday through the month starting January 8 at 9. The series is a spinoff of We Bare Bears following the younger versions of Grizz, Panda and Ice Bear as they travel in a magical box to fantastic new worlds searching for a place to call home. Original Theme Song “The Bha Bha Song (We Baby Bears Theme)” is performed by Universal Music Korea K-Pop supergroup, TRI.BE. 

Cara Delevingne is joining season two of Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building as a series regular. He character will become entwined with the newest mystery set up in the first season finale. 

Robbie Amell is set to appear in the current season of The CW’s The Flash. Amell last appeared in season three after his character was killed off at the end of season one. 

Cobie Smulders will be reprising her role of Maria Hill in Marvel’s upcoming Disney+ series Secret Invasion. She last portrayed Maria Hill in Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far from Home, along with a voice role on the Disney+ series What If…?

AMC has ordered Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches to series. The series is based on the Lives of the Mayfair Witches book trilogy by Anne Rice. This is the second Anne Rice adaptation ordered at the network after previously ordering Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire to series. The series will premiere in 2022. 

Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show, is set to return as host of The 64th Annual Grammy Awards. The ceremony will air live from Los Angeles January 31 on CBS. This year’s top nominees include 11 for Jon Batiste, 8 for Justin Bieber, Doja Cat, and H.E.R., and 7 for Billie Eilish and Olivia Rodrigo. 

Apple TV+ has ordered Alfonso Cuarón’s thriller Disclaimer to series starring Cate Blanchett and Kevin Kline. Based on the novel of the same name by Renee Knight, Disclaimer will star Blanchett as a successful and respected television documentary journalist whose work has been built on revealing the concealed transgressions of long-respected institutions.

Hulu has ordered cooking competition series Best In Dough to series. The ten episode series will be hosted by Wells Adams who got his rise to fame on The Bachelor universe. Contestants will showcase their pizza slinging skills and battle it out for $10,000. 

Peacock’s Queer as Folk revival series has added more cast members. Juliette Lewis, Ed Begley Jr., Armand Fields, Chris Renfro, Eric Graise, Sachin Bhatt and Benito Skinner will all make appearances. 

This Is Us stars Chrissy Metz and Susan Kelechi Watson are set to host NBC’s Live Coverage of the Rose Parade January 1. This will be the 95th year NBC broadcasts the parade as it celebrates the 133rd Rose Parade presented by Honda

WWE Superstar Xavier Woods is set to host Nickelodeon’s Treasure Truck. The special brings the competition to the front yard of four families, who must compete against each other when the Nickelodeon Treasure Truck drives up with a truck-load full of amazing holiday gifts. The families put their friendships to the test as they take on three rounds of messy, holiday-themed challenges, such as the Ornament Plow, The Claw and the Snowman Shuffle, among others. After each round, one family is eliminated until only one is declared the winner and gets to take home all the gifts inside the truck. It will air December 8. 

NBC’s special L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth will air December 16. For a second year, the special celebrates the inspiring stories of ten U.S.-based non-profit leaders whose tenacity and courage are leading to meaningful change in addressing society’s most pressing issues. 

Michael Buble’s Christmas in the City will air on NBC December 6. Joining Bublé on stage for special performances and comedy sketches are Leon Bridges, Camila Cabello, Jimmy Fallon, Kermit the Frog and Hannah Waddingham. The special will celebrate the 10th anniversary of his chart-topping album “Christmas”. 

HBO’s comedy series Somebody Somewhere will premiere January 16 starring and Executive Produced by Bridget Everett. The series follows Sam, a true Kansan on the surface, but, beneath it all, struggling to fit the hometown mold. Grappling with loss and acceptance, singing is Sam’s saving grace and leads her on a journey to discover herself and a community of outsiders who don’t fit in but don’t give up, showing that finding your people, and finding your voice, is possible. Anywhere. Somewhere. 

Acorn TV’s The Larkins is set to premiere December 13. Set in the late 1950s, this exciting new adaptation of H.E. Bates’ classic novel “The Darling Buds of May” follows the golden-hearted wheeler dealer Pop Larkin (Bradley Walsh) and his wife Ma (Joanna Scanlan) as they bask in their idyllic and beautiful patch of paradise in Kent.

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

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