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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Good Trouble’ Return Date, ‘The Dropout’ Trailer, ‘The Kardashians’ Premiere Date, ‘Secrets of Sulphur Springs’ Renewed, ‘American Born Chinese’ Cast Announced, ‘Reacher’ Renewed and More!

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Freeform’s Good Trouble returns for season four March 9! The new season will see Priscilla Quintana who recurred last season upped to a series regular. Bryan Craig has also joined as a new character in a series regular role. Joining as recurring will be Booboo Stewart. 

Hulu’s limited series The Dropout premieres March 3. Starring Amanda Seyfried, the series tells the story of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos, how an unbelievable tale of ambition and fame goes terribly wrong. How did the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire lose it all in the blink of an eye? 

The Kardashians are returning to TV with their new hulu series The Kardashians premiering April 14. Kris, Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall and Kylie bring the cameras back to reveal the truth behind the headlines. From the intense pressures of running billion-dollar businesses to the hilarious joys of playtime and school drop-offs, this series brings viewers into the fold with a rivetingly honest story of love & life in the spotlight.

Disney Channel has renewed Secrets of Sulphur Springs for season three. In the new season, a new ghost will torment The Tremont. Also, Griffin will travel to the future and then back to his present, where he and Harper will have to change the timelines of their lives in order to save their friendship and their families. 

Disney+’s upcoming action comedy series American Born Chinese has announced the cast for the series. Michelle Yeoh, Ben Wang, Yeo Yann Yann, Chin Han, Daniel Wu, Ke Huy Quan, Jim Liu and Sydney Taylor will all star. The series is based on the graphic novel of the same name by Gene Luen Yang.

Prime Video has renewed Reacher for season two. The series based on the books by Lee Child premiered February 4. The series stars Alan Ritchson. 

Showtime has renewed Vice for season three and season four. Season three will premiere May 1 with eight episodes, leading to its midseason finale June 19. The remaining eight episodes will premiere later in the year. 

Catherine Zeta-Jones is set to star in Disney+’s upcoming National Treasure series. The series is centered on a young heroine, Jess, a brilliant and resourceful DREAMer who embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to uncover the truth about her family’s mysterious past and save a lost Pan-American treasure. Zeta-Jones will portray Billie, a badass billionaire, black-market antiquities expert, and treasure hunter who lives by her own code. She transformed herself from a penniless orphan to a shrewd, stylish businesswoman and adventurer. Billie’s used to getting what she wants – and she wants the Pan-American treasure.

Ashleigh Murray has joined the cast of The CW’s upcoming Nancy Drew spinoff series Tom Swift. The series follows the serialized adventures of its titular Black, gay, billionaire inventor who is thrust into a world of sci-fi conspiracy and unexplained phenomena after the shocking disappearance of his father. Tom takes to the road on a quest to unravel the truth, leaving behind the comforts of his usual moneyed lifestyle, all while fighting to stay one step ahead of an Illuminati-scale group hell-bent on stopping him. Tom’s missions will require his genius and flair for innovation guided by love, romance, friendship and the mysteries of the universe yet-unsolved.

Rita Ora has joined the cast of Disney+’s Beauty and the Beast prequel series. Ora will star as a fugitive with surprising abilities who carries with her a secret that could potentially affect an entire kingdom. She joins Josh Gad, Luke Evans, Briana Middleton, Fra Fee and Jelani Alladin.

Amazon will premiere the first teaser trailer for their upcoming new series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power during the Super Bowl on February 13. The series will premiere on Prime Video September 2. 

Disney+ has ordered Growing Up, an unscripted series from Brie Larson. The series explores the challenges, triumphs, and complexities of adolescence through ten compelling coming of age stories.They also ordered Rennervations, a series from Jeremy Renner. The series embraces Jeremy’s lifelong passion for giving back to communities around the world by reimagining unique purpose-built vehicles to meet a community’s needs. 

HBO Max’s supernatural adventure series Theodosia premieres March 10. Based on the book series by Robin L. LaFevers and set in 1906, the series centers on fourteen year old Theo as she gathers an eclectic team that includes her younger brother Henry, along with friends Will and Egyptian Princess, Safiya, to fight a powerful secret society bent on destroying the world with ancient Egyptian dark magic. 

Daveed Diggs is set to narrate Disney+’s upcoming basketball drama series The Crossover. Based on the novel by Kwame Alexander, The Crossover introduces teen brothers Josh and Jordan Bell, widely considered basketball phenoms. Through his lyrical poetry, an adult version of Josh, aka Filthy McNasty, narrates the story of he and his brother’s coming of age, on and off the court, as their former professional basketball player father adjusts to life after basketball, and their mother finally pursues lifelong dreams of her own.

NBC has renewed That’s My Jam for season two. Hosted by Jimmy Fallon, That’s My Jam is an hour long music and comedy variety game show that draws inspiration from the most popular Tonight Show games. Each episode features two teams of two celebrities competing for a charity of their choice in a series of music, dance, and trivia-based games and musical performances. 

Apple TV+ has ordered Mrs. American Pie starring Kristen Wiig. The ten episode comedy series follows Maxine Simmons’ attempt to secure her seat at America’s most exclusive table: Palm Beach high society. Laura Dern will also appear in the series. 

Doc McStuffins is returning for a special musical episode later this year to celebrate the ten year anniversary of the series. Disney Junior will also air episodes daily throughout the month of March, including a marathon on March 23, the anniversary of its premiere.

HBO Max’s crime drama series Tokyo Vice will premiere April 7. Loosely inspired by American journalist Jake Adelstein’s non-fiction first-hand account of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police beat, the crime drama series, filmed on location in Tokyo, captures Adelstein’s daily descent into the neon-soaked underbelly of Tokyo in the late ’90s, where nothing and no one is truly what or who they seem. 

Apple TV+ has ordered a new comedy series Sunny starring Rashida Jones. Suzie, an American woman living in Kyoto, Japan, whose life is upended when her husband and son disappear in a mysterious plane crash. As “consolation” she’s given Sunny, one of a new class of domestic robots made by her husband’s electronics company. 

An all new season of Naked and Afraid will premiere February 27 on Discovery. This season takes these brave men and women to places where the location alone is enough to tap even the most experienced of Naked and Afrai survivalists.

Hallmark Channel will no longer be airing the annual Kitten Bowl. GAC Family is in discussions to pick up the annual event possibly for 2023 though no deal is currently in place. 

Stephanie Ruhle is set to premiere her new 11PM series on March 2. She will succeed Brian Williams who left The 11th Hour and the network. She will make her final appearance on Stephanie Ruhle Reports at 9AM February 11. Guest hosts will fill in until then during the 9:00 hour. Morning Joe will take over the hour, expanding to four hours at a later date. 

Vikings sequel series Vikings: Valhalla premieres on Netflix February 25. The eight episode series is set in the 11th century. It chronicles the heroic adventures of some of the most famous Vikings who ever lived – the legendary explorer Leif Eriksson, his fiery and headstrong sister Freydis Eriksdotter, and the ambitious Nordic prince Harald Sigurdsson. As tensions between the Vikings and the English royals reach a bloody breaking point and as the Vikings themselves clash over their conflicting Christian and pagan beliefs, these three Vikings begin an epic journey that will take them across oceans and through battlefields, from Kattegat to England and beyond, as they fight for survival and glory. 

Comedy Central has acquired the syndication rights to all eight seasons of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Episodes will begin airing February 20 with episodes airing Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s fourth season will premiere February 18. Two new episodes will premiere every Friday for four weeks on Prime Video. It’s 1960 and change is in the air. Looking to hone her act, Midge finds a gig with total creative freedom. But her commitment to her craft – and the places it takes her – creates a rift between her and the family and friends around her. 

Crackle’s series Inside the Black Box premieres February 17. The series is hosted by Joe Morton and Tracey Moore and will have both interview and performance aspects as the hosts interact with celebrity guests.

Romantic drama series Thirty-Nine premieres on Netflix February 16. Leaning on each other through thick and thin, a trio of best friends stand together as they experience life, love and loss on the brink of turning 40.

Queer Eye is coming to Germany with Queer Eye Germany. A new Fab 5, Ayan, Aljosha, Leni, David and Jan-Henrik, spread love and positivity across the country, transforming lives one hero at a time. It premieres on Netflix March 9. 

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

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