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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘The Boys Presents: Diabolical’ Trailer, ‘Our Flag Means Death’ Premiere Date, ‘Below Deck Down Under’ Trailer, ‘Peacemaker’ Renewed, Melissa Fumero Joins ‘Blockbuster’, Keri Russell Joins ‘The Diplomat’, and More!

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The Boys Presents: Diabolical premieres on Prime Video March 4. The eight episode animated anthology series features 12-14 minute episodes and each with its own animation style. The series will will reveal unseen stories within The Boys universe. 

New comedy series Our Flag Means Death will premiere on HBO Max March 3 with three episodes. The ten episode season is loosely based on the true adventures of 18th century would-be pirate, Stede Bonnet. After trading in the seemingly charmed life of a gentleman for one of a swashbuckling buccaneer, Stede becomes captain of the pirate ship Revenge. Struggling to earn the respect of his potentially mutinous crew, Stede’s fortunes change after a fateful run-in with the infamous Captain Blackbeard. 

Peacock’s new series Below Deck Down Under premieres March 17 with three episodes. Set against the stunning backdrop of the tropical Whitsunday Islands and world-famous Great Barrier Reef in northeastern Australia, the series explores the complex, often explosive dynamics of the crew and a rotating group of demanding charter guests on M/Y Thalassa.

HBO Max has renewed Peacemaker for a second season. The Suicide Squad spinoff series stars John Cena as Peacemaker and follows his post film escapades. The first season also stars Danielle Brooks, Freddie Stroma, Jennifer Holland, Chukwudi Iwuji, Steve Agee, and Robert Patrick. 

Melissa Fumero has been cast in Netflix’s upcoming new comedy series Blockbuster. She will star alongside Randall Park in the single-cam workplace comedy set in the last remaining Blockbuster video store. The ten episode season explores what it takes, and more specifically who it takes, for a small business to succeed against all odds. 

Keri Russell is set to star in Netflix’s upcoming drama series The Diplomat. The eight episode political thriller follows a diplomat dealing with a job she’s not suited for, an international crisis and issues with her marriage and political future.

Paul Reiser has joined the cast of hulu’s upcoming comedy series Reboot. He replaces Michael McKean in the series about a reboot of a 90s sitcom, bringing a former dysfunctional cast together again. He joins Judy Greer, Keegan-Michael Key and Johnny Knoxville. 

Apple TV+’s series The Mosquito Coast has added Natalia Cordova-Buckley, Ariyon Bakare, and Ian Hart for season two. Justin Theroux, Melissa George, Logan Polish, and Gabriel Bateman will also be returning for the second season. The series follows Allie Fox, a brilliant inventor and stubborn idealist, who uproots his family for a dangerous quest through Mexico to flee the U.S. government and find safety.

The long delayed seventeenth season of Fox’s summer staple So You Think You Can Dance will be returning. Auditions for the new season are about to begin. No word on whether host Cat Deely or judges Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy and Laurieann Gibson will return yet. 

Comedy Central has renewed Tha God’s Honest Truth With Charlamagne tha God for season two. The late night series takes on social issues in a variety of deep dives, sketches and social experiments, and unpacks the most pressing topics in politics and culture.

Season five of Paramount Network’s Yellowstone will be fourteen episodes long. The season will be split into two seven episode parts, likely so the network can launch other new series from Taylor Sheridan. 

Teen Mom: Family Reunion has been renewed for a second season on MTV. The series sees cast members from across the Teen Mom franchise coming together for a tropical vacation. But it’s not all rest and relaxation, as the moms dive deep into relationship, friendship and parenting issues. Additionally, Teen Mom 2 will return with new episodes March 8 on MTV. The new season will follow Ashley, Briana, Jade, Kail and Leah as they continue navigating parenthood, their families and relationships. 

Episodes of Netflix’s Fuller House are set to air on GAC Family February 28. The sequel series will join episodes of Full House on the lineup. The 75 episodes will not be edited as many run longer than a typical network sitcom. 

HBO Max has canceled The Prince after one season. The animated series parodied the British royal family and was delayed following the death of Prince Philip. It eventually premiered to little fanfare. There are no plans to shop it elsewhere. 

HGTV has ordered a new series titled Farmhouse Fabulous. The series stars Chelsea and Cole DeBoer from Teen Mom 2. In the siex episode series set to premiere in spring 2023, cameras will follow the South Dakota business owners as they help families renovate their homes.

The 2022 Billboard Music Awards will air live on NBC May 15. The show will return to Las Vegas, broadcasting from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The host and performers will be announced in the coming weeks. 

Food Network’s newest competition series The Julia Child Challenge will premiere March 14. Eight home cooks compete in high-stakes culinary challenges to find out who has the fire, skill and passion to win the competition series dedicated to all things Julia. The Julia Child superfans share personal stories about their hero, cook in a kitchen recreated in the likeness of where Julia herself cooked, using the same ingredients Julia used and are even guided by Julia herself, through a larger-than-life television screen right in the middle of all the action. Head judge Antonia Lofaso and a rotating panel of guest judges including Molly Baz, Cliff Crooks and Brooke Williamson ultimately decide who wins the life-changing grand prize that literally follows in Julia’s footsteps: an all-expense paid three-month cooking course at Le Cordon Bleu.

Apple TV+ has ordered a new true crime series titled The Big Conn. The four episode docuseries tells the unbelievable true story of the larger-than-life attorney, Eric C. Conn, who defrauded the government over half a billion dollars in the largest Social Security fraud case in history. The series and companion podcast will premiere May 6. 

Docuseries Hillsong: A Megachurch Exposed will premiere on discovery+ March 24. The three episode series features interviews with Hillsong insiders, megachurch experts and Ranin Karim, the woman whose five-month affair with celebrity senior pastor Carl Lentz led to his downfall, the series will explore the high-profile, star-studded church’s alleged exploitation, abuse and cover-ups. 

HBO’s The Larry David Story will premiere March 1. The 74-year-old sits down with friend/director Larry Charles for a peek behind the proverbial curtain, as David gets candid about his personal and professional highs and lows, from his humble beginnings as an unfunny Brooklyn kid to becoming America’s favorite misanthrope. In between reflecting on his bumpy road to success, and hit series Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm, David shares his thoughts on everything from metaphysics to parenthood.

Anime series Thermae Romae Novae premieres on Netflix March 28. A proud bath architect in ancient Rome starts randomly surfacing in present-day Japan, where he’s inspired by the many bathing innovations he finds. This new bath-time-travel comedy serves as a continuation of the story that couldn’t fit in the original manga Thermae Romae. 

OWN has ordered Love & Marriage: D.C., the first spinoff series for the network following the success of Love & Marriage: Huntsville which returns with new episodes March 19. The new series follows successful power couples as they navigate both their business and personal lives, but this time, set against the backdrop of the D.M.V. The new series is led by The Real Housewives of Potomac alumni Monique and Chris Samuels. They are joined by their friends Erana and Jamie Tyler, and Ashley Silva and her husband, on-air personality DJ Quicksilva. 

Soil premieres on Netflix March 17. To revamp the family business, a young entrepreneur sets up a bold yet risky plan of importing soil from Morocco to bury his community’s deceased.

An all new season of Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition premieres on WE tv March 31. Resident counselor Dr. Ish Major along with the established Judge Lynn Toler return this season to help the couples confront lies, betrayal, and bitter rivalries. 

Docuseries MotoGP: Unlimited is coming to Prime Video Sport March 14. 

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

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