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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘The Wilds’ Return Date, ‘DMZ’ Premiere Date, ‘Another Life’ Canceled, ‘Sherri’ to Replace ‘The Wendy Williams Show’, ‘Starstruck’ Return Date, Emmy Rossum Joins ‘The Crowded Room’, and More!

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Season two of Prime Video’s The Wilds premieres May 6. The new season will continue to follow the harrowing ordeal of a group of teenage girls stranded on a deserted island, and they didn’t end up there by accident – they’ve secretly been recruited into an elaborate social experiment. The new season ratchets up the drama by revealing that the girls aren’t the only ones being studied… there’s a new set of subjects, an island of teenage boys, who must also fight for survival under the watchful eye of the experiment’s puppet master. The first season aired over a year ago. 

HBO Max’s DMZ adaptation from Ava DuVernay will premiere March 17. The series is based on the popular graphic novel of the same name set amid a second American civil war. The limited series will consist of four episodes and stars Rosario Dawson and Benjamin Bratt. 

Netflix has canceled sci-fi series Another Life after two seasons. The series starred Katee Sackhoff as the captain of a ship traveling in space trying to find out information about an alien species which landed an artifact on earth. The second season saw many cast changes from the first. 

Sherri Shepherd’s new syndicated talk show Sherri will be replacing The Wendy Williams Show. Shepherd had been filling in as guest host on The Wendy Williams Show while host Williams was dealing with health issues. The new talker will premiere next season. The Wendy Williams Show will continue airing through the season with Shepherd and other rotating guest hosts. 

Season two of HBO Max’s comedy series Starstruck will premiere March 24. The series follows a directionless millennial juggling two dead-end jobs who unknowingly sleeps with one of London’s hottest movie stars. They attempt to navigate an awkward morning-after and the unexpected complications that follow. The first season was really good and I can’t wait for this one!

Emmy Rossum has joined the cast of Apple TV+’s anthology series The Crowded Room. The series also stars Tom Holland and Amanda Seyfried. The ten episode first season focuses on mental illness and is a take on Daniel Keyes’ biography The Minds of Billy Milligan and based on Akiva Goldsman’s life.

Michael Chiklis is set to star in the premiere episode of Fox’s upcoming anthology series Accused. Chiklis will play Dr. Scott Corbett, a successful brain surgeon with a seemingly perfect family. He faces the limits of unconditional love when he discovers his teenage son may be planning a violent attack at school. Each episode opens in a courtroom, with viewers knowing nothing about their crime or how they ended up on trial. Told from the defendant’s point of view through flashbacks, the series holds a mirror up to the current times with evocative and emotional stories. Viewers discover how an ordinary person gets caught up in an extraordinary situation, ultimately revealing how one wrong turn leads to another, until it’s too late to turn back. 

Juliana Harkavy has been cast in ABC’s L.A. Law revival pilot. She joins original stars Blair Underwood and Corbin Bernsen along with Hari Nef, Toks Olagundoye, Ian Duff and John Harlan Kim. 

Animated series Jellystone! returns for a second season March 17 on HBO Max. The series follows the kooky community of Jellystone, where Yogi Bear, Top Cat, Huckleberry Hound, Jabberjaw, and an endless parade of colorful characters live, work, and play together – all while trying to not destroy the town!

Australian Drama The Newsreader will premiere on The Roku Channel March 18. The six episode series is set in 1986 and centered around the frantic world of broadcast news, The Newsreader follows the unconventional relationship between an ambitious young TV reporter and the difficult star female news anchor as they cover extraordinary current events of the time.

Late night series Game Theory with Bomani Jones premieres on HBO March 13. The series sees Bomani Jones discussing timely issues that transcend the world of sports. The six episode season will also stream on HBO Max. 

The new Disney+ short series Ice Age: Scrat Tales premieres April 13. The six episode series follows Scrat, the hapless saber-toothed squirrel of the “Ice Age” adventures, who experiences the ups and downs of fatherhood, as he and the adorable, mischievous Baby Scrat, alternately bond with each other and battle for ownership of the highly treasured Acorn. 

More performers have been announced for the upcoming 57th Academy of Country Music. The event will air live March 7 on Prime Video. Brittney Spencer, Brothers Osborne, Carrie Underwood, Chris Young, Eric Church, Jason Aldean, Jordan Davis, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, and Mitchell Tenpenny will all perform. They join previously announced BRELAND, Walker Hayes, Maren Morris, Parmalee and Blanco Brown Featuring Brooke Eden, Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde, Thomas Rhett, and Chris Stapleton. 

Crunchyroll has ordered a second season of the anime series Classroom of the Elite. The series premiered five years ago. Details about the full project will be announced March 6. 

Say Yes to the Dress is growing with a new local version of the series titled Say Yes to the Dress: Dubai. Khalil Zein will host the new series from Dubai’s Hazar Haute Couture bridal boutique. The new series will stream on discovery+. 

New episodes of Selling the Big Easy will premiere on HGTV March 11. The new episodes follow Brittany and her full-service agency as they help families find the house of their dreams by showing them beautiful properties with the right amount of history and charm. She also helps clients stage and sell their homes for top dollar in the city’s vibrant real estate market. 

Season two of HBO Max’s Little Ellen will premiere March 3. The series follows seven-year-old Ellen DeGeneres as she finds fun and adventure in New Orleans with her wise and eccentric Gramsy, musical best friend Freckle, fashion-forward cousin Becky, and clever cat Charlie.

Showtime’s new series The Man Who Fell to Earth premieres April 24. Inspired by the book of the same name, the series follows a new alien character who arrives on Earth at a turning point in human evolution and must confront his own past to determine our future. Harris plays Justin Falls, a brilliant scientist and engineer who must conquer her own demons in the race to save two worlds. The series stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Naomie Harris, Jimmi Simpson, Rob Delaney, Sonya Cassidy, Joana Ribeiro, Annelle Olaleye, Kate Mulgrew, Clarke Peters and Bill Nighy. 

Season two of Power Rangers Dino Fury premieres on Netflix March 3. The new season is the 29th overall season of the Power Rangers franchise. The Power Rangers band together with mighty new Dino Keys to stop more squads of Sporix beasts – and revived enemies out for revenge.

HBO’s docuseries Phoenix Rising premieres March 15. The docuseries follows actress and activist Evan Rachel Wood as she takes her experience as a survivor of domestic violence to pursue justice, heal generational wounds, and reclaim her story. Almost a decade after escaping a dangerous relationship, Wood co-authors and successfully lobbies for passage of The Phoenix Act, legislation that extends the statute of limitations for domestic violence cases in California. Wood courageously uses her own experience to bring visibility to the issue; ultimately, in solidarity with fellow survivors. 

Netflix’s Young, Famous & African premieres on Netflix March 18. The series follows a group of young, affluent and famous media personalities from across the continent who come together in Joburg on a quest to make new connections, find love and possibly rekindle old flames. These jetsetters will see their relationships and patience tested as they mingle with the who’s who of African entertainment. 

Prime Video will premiere a music special from The Weeknd on February 26. The Weeknd x The Dawn FM Experience expands The Weeknd’s critically acclaimed album Dawn FM into a mesmerizing visual, creating a theatrical performance event that will envelop audiences in its unnerving and moody world. 

A new season of Siesta Key will premiere on MTV March 10. The new season spotlights Juliette, Kelsey, Chloe, Madisson, Amanda, Garrett, and Brandon along with a few fresh faces, as they face unexpected challenges and surprises.

Taylor Tomlinson’s Netflix comedy special premieres March 8. Taylor Tomlinson: Look at You sees Taylor hilariously share an intimate look at her struggles with mental health, grief, and dating. The special was filmed at the historic Wilbur Theater in Boston in December 2021. 

Paramount+’s docuseries Wasteland will premiere February 24. CBS News correspondent and executive producer Adam Yamaguchi explores the unusual and unimaginable challenges that Americans living in parts of the country must overcome to preserve their health and property from the encroachment of waste in their water and homes. It looks at how inadequate infrastructure, class imbalance, climate change and the world’s wealthiest economy combine to create a troubling mess for citizens who must struggle to meet the most basic of human needs. 

Australian series Byron Baes premieres on Netflix March 9. Entrepreneurs, influencers, musicians, designers and artists flock to the Australian beach town of Byron Bay. It’s a creative hot spot, full of promise – and so much drama. They come for the dreamy beaches, the beautiful sunsets and the high-impact connections, but it can be brutal – and the gossip can be fierce – if you’re from out of town and trying to break into this close-knit community of locals.

The Snoopy Show returns for season two on Apple TV+ March 11. Additionally, a new Earth Day special It’s the Small Things, Charlie Brown premieres April 15. A Mother’s Day special To Mom (and Dad), With Love will also premiere May 6. Classic Peanuts specials will also join the streamer March 4. Those include “Charlie Brown’s All Stars!,” “You’re Not Elected, Charlie Brown,” “She’s a Good Skate, Charlie Brown,” “It’s Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown” and “Snoopy’s Reunion.”

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

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