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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘SEAL Team’, ‘Mayor of Kingstown’, and ‘The Game’ Renewed, ‘Titans’ Villains Cast, ‘Life & Beth’ Premiere Date, ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Renewed, ‘Killing Eve’ Trailer, ‘Love is Blind’ Cast, and More!

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SEAL Team has been renewed for a sixth season on Paramount+. The former CBS series moved to the streamer this past season. The series follows the professional and personal lives of the most elite unit of Navy SEALs, as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high-stakes missions our country can ask of them. 

Paramount+ has renewed Taylor Sheridan’s Mayor of Kingstown for a second season. It is the streamers second-most-watched original series. The series follows the McLusky family, power brokers in Kingstown, Mich., where the business of incarceration is the only thriving industry. Tackling themes of systemic racism, corruption and inequality, the series provides a stark look at their attempt to bring order and justice to a town that has neither. 

The Game has been renewed for season two at Paramount+. Starring Wendy Raquel Robinson, Hosea Chanchez, Adriyan Rae, Vaughn Hebron, Analisa Velez and Toby Sandeman, the series offers a modern-day examination of Black culture through the prism of pro football. The team tackles racism, sexism, classism and more as they fight for fame, fortune, respect and love.

Joseph Morgan, Franka Potente and Lisa Ambalavanar have all been cast in roles in the upcoming fourth season of HBO Max’s Titans. Morgan will play Sebastian Blood aka Brother Blood. Potente will portray Mother Mayhem. Both are series regular roles. Ambalavanar will play Jinx in a recurring role. 

Hulu’s comedy series Life & Beth will premiere March 18. The series stars Amy Schumer, Michael Cera, Susannah Flood, Violet Young, Kevin Kane, Yamaneika Saunders, Laura Benanti, Larry Owens, Michael Rapaport, Rosebud Walker and LaVar Walker. When a sudden incident forces Beth to engage with her past her life changes forever. Through flashbacks to her teen self, Beth starts to learn how she became who she is and who she wants to become. We’ll go on her journey towards building a bigger, bolder and more authentic life. Learning to express herself and living in an intentional way. A trip down memory lane is a strong source of trauma, comedy and moving forward. 

Fox has renewed Hell’s Kitchen for season 21 and season 22. In the long-running series, aspiring chefs are put through an intense culinary academy to prove they have the endurance and skill to compete in the competition each week. 

BBC America’s final season of Killing Eve will premiere February 27. Following Eve and Villanelle’s exchange on the bridge, Eve is on a revenge mission, while Villanelle has found a brand-new community in an attempt to prove she’s not a “monster.” 

Netflix’s Love is Blind returns for season two February 11. The cast for the new season has been announced. 

Ali Wong has a new comedy special coming to Netflix February 14. Filmed at The Count Basie Theater in New Jersey in November 2021, and just in time for Valentine’s Day, Ali reveals her wildest fantasies, the challenges of monogamy, and how she really feels about single people. This will be Wong’s third special for Netflix.

Apple TV+’s bilingual thriller series Now and Then will premiere May 20. The Miami-set, eight-episode series was shot in Spanish and English and explores the differences between youthful aspirations and the reality of adulthood, when the lives of a group of college best friends are forever changed after a celebratory weekend ends up with one of them dead. Now, 20 years later, the remaining five are reluctantly reunited by a threat that puts their seemingly perfect worlds at risk. 

BET+ has renewed All The Queen’s Men for season two. The series is a male exotic dancer drama series. Madam is at the top of her game in the Atlanta nightclub industry, and she won’t let anyone or anything stand in her way as she rules a crew of male exotic dancers.

Roku’s upcoming original series Swimming with Sharks is set to premiere in April. Starring Kiernan Shipka and Diane Kruger, the series follows a Hollywood assistant who turns the tables on an abusive boss. The series will examine the dark side of the Hollywood studio system.

Jada Pinkett Smith is set to appear in an upcoming episode of CBS’s The Equalizer. She will reunite with series star Queen Latifah. The two starred in the film Girls Trip. 

The 2022 CMT Music Awards will now air live from Nashville April 11. This will be the awards show’s first time airing on CBS. 

Apple TV+ announced they will be adapting the novel Dear Edward as a series from Jason Katims. Connie Britton, Taylor Schilling, Colin O’Brien are set to star in the series. This series will reunite Katims and Britton who worked together on Friday Night Lights. 

Paramount+’s Criminal Minds reboot series is still in development at the streamer. Last year former star Paget Brewster stated she thought the project was dead. The new series would follow one season long case as opposed to cases of the week. 

After announcing the 9-11 schedule for Sundays on NBC, they announced reality series The Courtship will air at 8 starting March 6 into Weakest Link and Transplant. The series was initially ordered at Peacock under the name Pride & Prejudice: An Experiment in Romance but will now premiere on NBC. 

Kiefer Sutherland’s spy series Rabbit Hole will premiere on Paramount+ in the fall. The series follows a private espionage operative who finds himself in the midst of a battle over the preservation of democracy.

AMC has ordered two new series Invitation to a Bonfire and Demascus which will premiere in 2023. Invitation to a Bonfire is a six episode psychological thriller set in the 1930s at an all-girls boarding school in New Jersey. Also six episodes, Damascus follows a 33-year-old Black man who goes on a journey of self-discovery using an innovative new technology that allows him to experience different versions of his own life. 

HBO Max’s upcoming new comedy series Minx will premiere on the streamer March 17. The ten episode season is set in 1970s Los Angeles and centers around Joyce, an earnest young feminist who joins forces with a low-rent publisher to create the first erotic magazine for women. Ophelia Lovibond, Jake Johnson, Idara Victor, Jessica Lowe, Lennon Parham, Michael Angarano and Oscar Montoya star. 

A docu-style series called Guru Nation is being developed at Paramount+. From Bob Odenkirk and David Cross, the series would star the two as rival cult gurus manipulating the minds of their followers. 

Apple TV+ announced cast additions for the upcoming second season of Foundation. Isabella Laughland, Kulvinder Ghir, Sandra Yi Sencindiver, Ella-Rae Smith, Dimitri Leonidas, Ben Daniels, Holt McCallany, Mikael Persbrandt, Rachel House, and Nimrat Kaur will all appear in the new season. The series chronicles the stories of four crucial individuals transcending space and time as they overcome deadly crises, shifting loyalties and complicated relationships that will ultimately determine the fate of humanity.

Dear White People creator Justin Simien has joined the Flashdance reboot series in development at Paramount+. Tracy McMillan is set to write the script and Angela Robinson will direct.

Don Lemon is set to host a new talk show for CNN+. The Don Lemon Show  will see Don Lemon and his studio audience take on the most talkable news stories each week. The new streaming service will be released sometime this year. 

Paramount+ is developing an adaptation of Urban Cowboy. The original film starred John Travolta and Debra Winger. 

Mickey Guyton is set to sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl. Jhené Aiko is set to sing “America the Beautiful”. Mary Mary, accompanied by the L.A. Philharmonic’s Youth Orchestra Los Angeles, will perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”

Late night stand up series Unprotected Sets returns for a third season on EPIX February 4. The season will feature eight one-hour specials from today’s freshest voices in standup comedy. Uproarious onstage performances and candid green room confessionals offer a revealing look into the life and mind of a comic unlike any other show on the market today.

Fox and Hulu have struck a deal to stream Fox’s unscripted series on the streamer. The series included in the deal are The Masked Singer, LEGO Masters, I Can See Your Voice, Name That Tune, The Masked Dancer, Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back, MasterChef and MasterChef Junior. Additionally hulu will stream Fox’s animated comedy HouseBroken.

Showtime’s docuseries everything’s gonna be all white will premiere February 11. In honor of Black History Month, 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, everything’s gonna be all white delves deeply into the root causes of racial inequities in this country. 

Season three of Your Attention Please premieres February 1 on hulu. The series highlights black voices that are a part of the next generation of excellence.

Paramount+’s upcoming new series The Offer will premiere April 28. The limited series follows the making of The Godfather. It is based on producer Albert S. Ruddy’s extraordinary, never-before-seen experiences of making the film.

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

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