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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘The Boys Presents: Diabolical’ Teaser, ‘Killing It’ Teaser, Tom Ellis Joins ‘Washington Black’, ‘Tales of the Walking Dead’ Cast Announced, ‘The Brothers Sun’ Ordered, ‘Star Trek: Starfleet Academy’ In Development, and More!

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Prime Video’s The Boys Presents: Diabolical teased the voice cast for the upcoming animated series. Awkwafina, Michael Cera, Don Cheadle, Chace Crawford, Kieran Culkin, Giancarlo Esposito, Eliot Glazer, Jason Isaacs, Kumail Nanjiani, Justin Roiland, Seth Rogen, Andy Samberg, Ben Schwartz, Elisabeth Shue, Christian Slater, Kevin Smith, Antony Starr, Nasim Pedrad, Simon Pegg, Kenan Thompson, Aisha Tyler, and Youn Yuh Jung will appear. The series premieres March 4. 

Peacock’s upcoming original comedy series Killing It starring Craig Robinson premieres in April. The series is a comedy about class, capitalism and one man’s quest to achieve the American dream. And also about hunting really big snakes. 

Tom Ellis has joined the cast of hulu’s upcoming limited series Washington Black. The series follows the adventures of George Washington “Wash” Black – an 11-year-old boy on a Barbados sugar plantation who must flee after a shocking death threatens to upend his life. The series also stars Sterling K. Brown, Ernest Kingsley Jr., Iola Evans, Edward Bluemel, and Sharon Duncan-Brewster. 

Anthony Edwards, Parker Posey, Terry Crews, Poppy Liu and Jillian Bell are set to star in AMC’s upcoming anthology series set in the world of The Walking Dead. Tales of the Walking Dead will feature six original standalone stories focused on both new and established characters within the walker apocalypse. It will premiere this summer. 

Netflix has ordered The Brothers Sun from Brad Falchuk and Byron Wu. The dark comedic soap drama series follows a Taipei gangster whose father is shot by a mysterious assassin. He heads to L.A. to protect his mother and younger brother. The series will feature an all-Asian writers’ room and cast. 

Paramount+ is developing a new series for their Star Trek universe. Star Trek: Starfleet Academy would follow a group of cadets training to become members of Starfleet. The series would likely be the next series following the long in development Section 31 series starring Michelle Yeoh for the streamer. 

Arielle Kebbel has joined the cast of Fox’s 9-1-1 in a recurring role. Kebbel will play an LAFD Firefighter working at a rival firehouse. Her character will be introduced when the series returns March 21. 

Rick Cosnett was previously announced to be making an appearance in the current eighth season of The CW’s The Flash. Since then, his role has been expanded to a recurring appearance. Cosnett played Eddie Thawne in the first season and was killed in the finale. No word on the role he will be playing yet. 

AMC’s new drama series 61st Street will premiere April 10. The series starring Courtney B. Vance will make its world premiere at SXSW. The thriller takes a look at the Chicago criminal justice system as police and prosecutors investigate a deadly drug bust that threatens to unravel the police department’s code of silence.

Donald Faison will appear in the season finale of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. He will portray a mysterious time traveler who is a fan of the legends, and quite possibly Booster Gold. Should the series be renewed, he could appear again. 

Puppy Bowl Presents: The Winter Games premieres on discovery+ February 3. Kym Whitley returns as host alongside a panel of judges, including 2014 Olympic silver-medalist Gus Kenworthy, who will determine which team will be awarded bronze, silver, and gold based on technique, presentation, and unparalleled skill set.

ABC News suspended Whoopi Goldberg from The View for two weeks due to her comments about the Holocaust. The show acknowledged her departure this morning, but moved on quickly to the topics of the day. 

HGTV real estate star Page Turner brings her expertise and money to help overwhelmed flippers maximize profit in Fix My Flip. The six episode season will follow Page as she meets with struggling flippers to tour mid-flip properties that are in dire, seemingly hopeless financial situations. The series premieres March 10. 

Saints & Sinners returns for its sixth and final season on Bounce April 3. Set against the backdrop of a large southern church, the series centers around the pursuit of power, intertwined with greed, deception, corruption, compromising sexual affairs and murder. 

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

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