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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘One of Us Is Lying’ Renewed, ‘Justified: City Primeval’ Ordered, ‘South Park’ Return Date, ‘The Santa Clause’ Series Ordered, New ‘Riverdale’ Return Date, Netflix Price Raise, ‘The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder’ Trailer, and More!

ONE OF US IS LYING -- Pictured: "One of Us Is Lying" Key Art -- (Photo by: Peacock)

Peacock has renewed YA series One of Us Is Lying for season two. Based on the novel by Karen M. McManus, the series tells the story of what happens when five high schoolers walk into detention and only four make it out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide. 

FX ordered Justified: City Primeval, a followup series to the long running series Justified. Timothy Olyphant returns in the lead role for the new series inspired by Elmore Leonard’s novel “City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit”. Having left the hollers of Kentucky eight years ago, Raylan Givens now lives in Miami, a walking anachronism balancing his life as a U.S. Marshal and part-time father of a 14-year-old girl. His hair is grayer, his hat is dirtier, and the road in front of him is suddenly a lot shorter than the road behind. 

South Park is set to return for an all new season February 2 on Comedy Central. The six episode season comes following the recent specials which streamed on Paramount+. The new episodes from the new season will stream on HBO Max. 

Tim Allen is set to reprise his role from The Santa Clause film series for a new Disney+ series. Scott Calvin is on the brink of his 65th birthday and realizing that he can’t be Santa forever. He’s starting to lose a step in his Santa duties, and more importantly, he’s got a family who could benefit from a life in the normal world, especially his two kids who have grown up at the Pole. With a lot of elves, children, and family to please, Scott sets out to find a suitable replacement Santa while preparing his family for a new adventure in a life south of the pole. 

Riverdale will now return from its midseason break on March 20. The series was previously set to return on The CW on March 6. 

Netflix is raising the prices of their streaming service. ‘Basic’ is now $9.99 (previously $8.99). ‘Standard’ is now $15.49 (previously $13.99). ‘Premium’ is now $19.99 (previously $17.99).

The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder is set to premiere on Disney+ February 23. The Proud Family revival series will pick up the story of its central character, Penny Proud, and include her madcap family: parents Oscar and Trudy, twin siblings BeBe and CeCe, and grandmother Suga Mama (and Puff!). Of course, it would not be “The Proud Family” without Penny’s loyal crew Dijonay Jones, LaCienega Boulevardez and Zoey Howzer, among others. 

Inventing Anna is set to premiere on Netflix February 11. The series from Shonda Rhimes follows a journalist with a lot to prove as she investigates the case of Anna Delvey, the Instagram-legendary German heiress who stole the hearts of New York’s social scene – and stole their money as well. But is Anna New York’s biggest con woman, or is she simply the new portrait of the American dream? Anna and the reporter form a dark, funny, love-hate bond as Anna awaits trial and our reporter fights the clock to answer the biggest question in NYC: who is Anna Delvey? The series is inspired by the New York Magazine article “How an Aspiring ‘It’ Girl Tricked New York’s Party People – and its Banks” by Jessica Pressler, who also serves as a producer. 

Netflix’s upcoming spy thriller series In From The Cold, starring Margarita Levieva, premieres January 28. Exposed as an ex-Russian spy, an American single mom must juggle family life and unique shape-shifting skills in a battle against an insidious enemy.

The new zombie series All of Us Are Dead premieres on Netflix January 28. A high school becomes ground zero for a zombie virus outbreak. Trapped students must fight their way out – or turn into one of the rabid infected. 

NBC is set to honor Betty White with a tribute special titled Celebrating Betty White: America’s Golden Girl. Friends and stars will pay tribute to America’s comedy sweetheart in the special. The hour will include clips that best capture White’s irreverent tone, spirit and impeccable comedic timing that are a hallmark of her decades-long career. It will air January 31 at 10. 

Fox has announced that their new series Next Level Chef will air after the NFC Championship Game on January 30. The series replaces Monarch which was initially set to premiere after the game, but was pulled from the schedule and will now air in the fall due to covid related issues. Still no word on what will air in the Tuesday 9:00 hour Monarch was intended to air in. 

After accusations were made against Candis and Andy Meredith regarding renovation projects for Home Work, Magnolia Network pulled the series just days after the network debuted. The network will now reinstate the series on their schedule after speaking with homeowners as well as Candis and Andy Meredith. Magnolia Network will provide appropriate resolutions for those whose experience with Home Work fell short of their standards. 

Storm Reid has joined the cast of HBO’s upcoming live action The Last Of Us adaptation starring Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey. Reid will play Riley Abel. 

Apple TV+’s upcoming docuseries Lincoln’s Dilemma premieres February 18. The series will provide diverse perspectives on Abraham Lincoln’s complex journey to end slavery. Narrated by Jeffrey Wright and featuring the voices of Bill Camp as Abraham Lincoln and Leslie Odom, Jr. as Frederick Douglass, the series is a 21st century examination of a complicated man and the people and events that shaped his evolving stance on slavery. 

Netflix ordered a docuseries following men’s and women’s pro tennis players throughout the ATP and WTA Tours and the Grand Slam Tournaments. The series will offer an unfiltered look at life inside the competitive sport of professional tennis through the perspective of the players and their teams. 

In honor of Earth Day, Disney+ has set new movies and specials to celebrate. Disneynature’s Polar Bear, Narrated by Catherine Keener, National Geographic’s Explorer: The Last Tepui, featuring Alex Honnold, and The Biggest Little Farm: The Return will premiere April 22. 

Discovery+ struck a deal with NBCUniversal Global Distribution. Series including The Biggest Loser, Flipping Out, American Ninja Warrior, Top Chef Canada, The Real Housewives of Cheshire, The Real Housewives of Johannesburg, The Real Housewives of Melbourne, WAGS Atlanta, WAGS LA, WAGS Miami and Queer Eye for the Straight Guy will stream on Discovery+. 

Henry Danger star Jace Norman has teamed up with Nickelodeon to develop, executive produce and star in new and original content for ViacomCBS companies, including Nickelodeon Studios, Awesomeness Studios, Paramount+ and other ViacomCBS platforms. Norman will reprise his role as “Henry Hart/Kid Danger” in a new, original live-action movie for Paramount+, based off Nickelodeon’s hit series Henry Danger. 

Prison matchmaker Chelsea Holmes turns inmates into soulmates in Prisoner of Love. The six episode season will premiere on Investigation Discovery January 24. The series documents five couples as they navigate the roller coaster ride of dating someone in the big house and the unique struggles it presents. Chelsea does all she can to give these singles the tools to make their relationships successful beyond prison walls, but are these convict connections built to last? 

America’s Funniest Home Videos is set to honor Bob Saget January 16. Saget died earlier this month and was the former host of the long running series. 

Join Georgina Rodríguez – mom, influencer, businesswoman and Cristiano Ronaldo’s partner – on I am Georgina, an emotional and in-depth portrait of her daily life. Georgina Rodríguez’s life changed five years ago thanks to love. Now is time to know the personal side of the woman behind the covers, the Instagram stories and the red carpets. The series premieres January 27. 

HBO Max’s upcoming comedy special Moses Storm: Trash White comes from Conan O’Brien and Team Coco. Premiering January 20, the special is a heartfelt and hilarious hour of storytelling from actor and comedian Moses Storm. Storm gets unflinchingly personal about his childhood spent dumpster diving in extreme poverty… despite looking like he was conceived at an Ivy League a cappella concert.

Netflix’s comedy special Ms. Pat: Y’all Wanna Hear Something Crazy? premieres February 8. Ms. Pat recalls growing up poor in Atlanta during the Reagan era, what she learned spending five days in juvenile detention, how her mom made her get baptized at local churches to get money, and much much more. 

Saturday Night Live returns with host Ariana DeBose and musical guest Bleachers January 15. Roddy Ricch was initially set to perform as musical guest but had to pull out due to exposure to someone with covid.

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

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