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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Trailer, ‘Law & Order’ Teaser, ‘Joe vs Carole’ Premiere Date, ‘The Endgame’ Trailer, ‘Central Park’ Return Date, ‘FreakAngels’ Teaser, and More!

Pictured: Whoopi Goldberg as Guinan and Sir Patrick Stewart as Jean-Luc Picard of the Paramount+ original series STAR TREK: PICARD. Photo Cr: Nicole Wilder/Paramount+ ©2022 ViacomCBS. All Rights Reserved.

Paramount+ has released the trailer for the upcoming second season of Star Trek: Picard. The ten episode season premieres March 3. The new season takes Jean-Luc Picard and his crew on a bold and exciting new journey: into the past. Picard must enlist friends both old and new to confront the perils of 21st century Earth in a desperate race against time to save the galaxy’s future – and face the ultimate trial from one of his greatest foes. Whoopi Goldberg will reprise her beloved role as Guinan from Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Law & Order returns to NBC February 24 for Season 21. We have our first look at the series after it has been off the air for years.

Peacock’s Joe vs Carole is based on the Wondery podcast “Joe Exotic” and stars John Cameron Mitchell and Kate McKinnon. The series centers on Carole Baskin, a big cat enthusiast, who learns that fellow exotic animal lover Joe “Exotic” Schreibvogel is breeding and using his big cats for profit. She sets out to shut down his venture, inciting a quickly escalating rivalry. But Carole has a checkered past of her own and when the claws come out, Joe will stop at nothing to expose what he sees as her hypocrisy. The results prove dangerous. It premieres March 3.

NBC’s upcoming new drama series The Endgame premieres February 21. Morena Baccarin and Ryan Michelle Bathé star in the ultimate high-stakes showdown between criminal mastermind Elena Federova and FBI Agent Val Turner. When they play Elena’s game, deadly truths are revealed… and everyone bows to the queen.

Apple TV+’s animated series Central Park returns for the second half of its second season starting March 4 with three new episodes. After that, one new episode will be released weekly until the finale April 8. The new episodes will see the Tillerman family continue to navigate living in and caring for the world’s most famous park. Molly experiences the trials and tribulations of adolescence, Cole is challenged by a truly embarrassing moment at school, Paige continues to chase down the Mayor’s corruption story, and Owen juggles managing the park, his staff, and his family all with a smile on his face. Meanwhile, Bitsy inches ever closer to her sinister goal of claiming Central Park as her own; with Helen by her side, eternally wondering whether she’s made it into Bitsy’s will. Every step of the way, we are guided along by our friendly, fumbling, fiddler narrator, Birdie. 

Crunchyroll’s upcoming new animated series FreakAngels premieres January 27. All nine episodes will premiere that day. The series takes place in a world where six years ago, the world “ended” in a single, apocalyptic event, trapping Great Britain behind a mysterious dome of purple energy. London’s last neighborhood has persevered thanks to the protection of the “FreakAngels” — a small group of psychically-powered twenty-three-year-olds. Their fragile peace becomes threatened, however, when an exiled friend returns, exposing past conspiracies and new conflicts within their fractured, makeshift family.

The ten episode second season of Netflix’s Sweet Magnolias premieres February 4. The Magnolias are back with another season full of family, friendship, faith, and margaritas. The trailer for the new season is out now.

An all new episode of Saturday Night Live airs January 22. Former cast member Will Forte is set to host the episode. Måneskin will perform as musical guest. 

The season six premiere episode of Showtime’s Billions is available to watch for free right now. The season will officially premiere on Showtime January 23.

Mary Elizabeth Winstead has joined the cast of Disney+’s upcoming Star Wars series Ahsoka. The series stars Rosario Dawson, Natasha Liu Bordizzo and Ivanna Sakhno. Hayden Christiansen will be reprising his role from the prequel movies. 

Bravo’s new series Kandi & The Gang premieres March 6. The series follows Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker as they run an ever-evolving restaurant empire. Their Southern-eatery, OLG, named after the ‘Old Lady Gang’ consisting of Kandi’s mom, Mama Joyce, and Aunts Nora and Bertha, is busier than ever. The restaurant has been a fan-favorite with lines down the block and classic Southern dishes, but peeling back the curtains on this family-owned and operated restaurant reveals that mixing business and relatives can sometimes create a recipe for tension. 

Disney Channel has renewed animated series Big City Greens for a fourth season. The new order of episodes will bring the show over 100 episodes. Additionally, a Big City Greens movie musical has been ordered. The third season is set to premiere on Disney Channel February 12. 

Restaurant Rivals: Irvine vs. Taffer will premiere on Discovery+ March 3. Robert Irvine and Jon Taffer help save failing businesses in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Now, these larger-than-life personalities face off for the first time in the new three-episode series. Each episode, they will create a new menu and make improvements to the restaurant and staff within 24 hours before a head-to-head dining service determines the winner. Each restaurant is judged on select criteria by a group of guests dining at both establishments, including quality of food, atmosphere, and service.

HBO Max’s new game show About Last Night is set to premiere February 10. The series hosted by Ayesha and Stephen Curry, invites three celebrity couples to go head-to-head in relationship trivia and games, competing to see who knows their partner best. The final couple will have the chance to compete in a bonus round against the Currys as they compete for an additional donation of their choice. 

Showtime’s docuseries exploring the history of race everything’s gonna be all white will premiere February 11. The three part series explores the history of race in America from the perspective of people of color. From the ever-shifting classifications of racial identity, to the generational effects of racism on housing, education and healthcare, to the singular fight of Indigenous populations to reclaim their land from constant encroachment. Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, Dr. Nell Irvin Painter, Jemele Hill, Amanda Seales, Favianna Rodriguez, Tamika Mallory, Styles P, Margaret Cho, Dr. Nick Estes, and others will dissect the many causal effects of race-based decisions and policies on people of color. 

Sean Astin, Tommy Dewey, Paul Raci and Jen Tullock are all set to recur on the second season of HBO’s Perry Mason. Shea Whigham who recurred in the first season will also return for the new season. 

MotorTrend+’s Fastest Cars in the Dirty South returns for an all new season January 28. The series transports viewers inside the hard charging, high stakes sport of racing following Eric Malone and Team 256 as they race across the southern United States. Grudge racing is a high stakes, competitive world where fabricators and mechanics push cars to the limit so drivers can speed down closed tracks at 140 miles per hour in hot pursuit of bragging rights and cold hard cash.

Fareed Zakaria will host a new series for CNN+. Flashpoints with Fareed Zakaria will see Zakaria use his insightful expertise to decode the backstories of the power dynasties, revolutions, spy missions, missed opportunities, and history-shaping assassinations to help viewers understand how the world’s most dangerous people and places have arrived at transformational tipping points. The series will premiere later in 2022. 

Animated series Totally Spies! has been renewed for a seventh season. The series ran from 2011-2013 for six seasons and followed three girls from Beverly Hills who became secret agents. 

Finding Ola premieres on Netflix February 3. After a life-altering event, Ola embarks on a journey of self-discovery while dealing with the challenges of raising two children and making ends meet.

The History Channel’s upcoming miniseries event Abraham Lincoln will premiere over Presidents’ Day weekend airing across three consecutive nights on Sunday, February 20, Monday, February 21 and Tuesday, February 22 at 8. The series offers viewers new and surprising insights into the man consistently ranked by historians and the American people as the country’s greatest president. Viewers will learn of the lesser-known aspects of Lincoln’s life and leadership through premium dramatic live-action scenes where his humility, empathy, resilience, ambition, political acumen, and humor are on full display. Combined with expert interviews, archival photos and news accounts, Lincoln’s letters, writings and speeches, and remembrances from his contemporaries, this miniseries provides a fresh, contemporary understanding of the complexities of young Abraham Lincoln who grows to become President Lincoln, the man who saved the Union, won the war and secured emancipation.

Discovery+ and OWN’s Profiled: The Black Man is a four part docuseries examining the origins of the widespread stereotypes that have permeated society and impacted the lives of Black men in America for centuries. The series will premiere February 12  Actor Tristan “Mack” Wilds will serve as host, guiding the audience through each episode and dismantling long-standing stereotypes about Black men that have plagued the nation since its inception while exploring and debunking a different stereotype each week.

An all new season of Lone Star Law premieres on Discovery Channel January 22. The season premiere episode will be the milestone 100th episode. This season, the men and women of Texas Parks and Wildlife tackle their biggest cases yet. 

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

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