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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Upload’ Trailer, ‘Ozark’ Final Season Premiere Date, ‘The Blacklist’ Renewed, ‘The Fairly Oddparents: Fairly Odder’ Premiere Date, ‘Pachinko’ Trailer, ‘Love Island’ Renewed at Peacock, and More!

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Prime Video’s sci-fi comedy series Upload returns for its second season March 11. The seven episode season sees Nathan at a crossroads in his (after) life. His ex-girlfriend Ingrid has unexpectedly arrived to Lakeview hoping to strengthen their relationship, but his heart still secretly yearns for his customer service angel Nora. Meanwhile Nora is off the grid and involved with the anti-tech rebel group “The Ludds.” Season Two is packed with new near-future concepts, including Lakeview’s newest in-app digital baby program, called “prototykes,” and other satirical glimpses of the technological advances and headaches to come. The series stars Robbie Amell, Andy Allo, Kevin Bigley, Allegra Edwards, Zainab Johnson, Owen Daniels, Josh Banday, and Andrea Rosen

The final seven episodes of Netflix’s Ozark will premiere April 29. Marty and Wendy are rid of Helen and climb to the top of Navarro’s empire. They find another opportunity to get out of the Ozarks but some past sins won’t stay buried and the most dangerous threats come from blood. The first part of the final season premiered January 21. 

NBC has renewed The Blacklist starring James Spader for a tenth season to premiere next season. In the two years following the death of Elizabeth Keen, Raymond Reddington and the members of the FBI Task Force have disbanded – their lives now changed in unexpected ways and with Reddington’s whereabouts unknown. Finding themselves each at a crossroads, a common purpose compels them to renew their original mission: to take down dangerous, vicious and eccentric Blacklisters. In the process, they begin to uncover lethal adversaries, unimaginable conspiracies and surprising betrayals that will threaten alliances and spur vengeance for the past, led by the most devious criminal of them all – Raymond Reddington. The series also stars Diego Klattenhoff, Amir Arison, Hisham Tawfiq, Laura Sohn and Harry Lennix. 

Paramount+’s mixed live action and animated revival series The Fairly Oddparents: Fairly Odder will premiere March 31 with all thirteen episodes. The series picks up years after the original ended by following Timmy Turner’s cousin, Vivian “Viv” Turner, and her new stepbrother, Roy Raskin, as they navigate life in Dimmsdale with the help of their fairy godparents, Wanda and Cosmo. 

Apple TV+’s new series Pachinko starring Youn Yuh Jung will premiere March 25. The series is based on the novel by the same name. Epic in scope and intimate in tone, the story begins with a forbidden love and crescendos into a saga that journeys between Korea, Japan and America to tell an unforgettable story of war and peace, love and loss, triumph and reckoning. 

Love Island is moving from CBS to Peacock after three seasons. With the move comes an order for two seasons and over eighty episodes. Set to film in California, the first season will premiere this summer with multiple episodes debuting weekly in real time. The unscripted reality romance and competition series sees glamorous singles on a search for love while living together in a beautiful villa. While in the villa, temptations rise and the Islanders must decide if they want to remain with their current partner or “recouple” with someone new. Throughout the season, those who are not coupled up will be at risk of leaving the villa. Viewers watching at home will also have a chance to weigh in on who stays and who goes home. 

Warner Bros. Television Group announced the establishment of a new scholarship to support students in need of financial assistance at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), inspired by the new series All American: Homecoming, from executive producer/showrunner Nkechi Okoro Carroll and Berlanti Productions. Developed in partnership with the NAACP, the Warner Bros. Television Group All American: Homecoming Grand Slam Scholarship will award $100,000 in grants to 10 students ($10,000 per scholarship) pursuing degrees at HBCU institutions throughout the United States. A spinoff of The CW’s critically acclaimed drama All American, All American: Homecoming continues to tell inclusive and authentic stories that center the Black experience in American life. 

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

New competition series Come Dance with Me is set to premiere on CBS April 15. The series features exceptionally talented young dancers from across the country who invite one untrained family member who has supported their dance dreams to be their partner, for a chance to strut their stuff for a grand prize. All the dance partners will perform a fierce new routine each week in hopes of earning top scores from the judges, so they can continue in the competition. The dance competition series is hosted by Philip Lawrence and judges include Dexter Mayfield, Jenna Dewan and Tricia Miranda.

The Real Housewives of Miami reunion will premiere on Peacock March 3. Host Andy Cohen sits down with Alexia Echevarria, Lisa Hochstein, Larsa Pippen, Guerdy Abraira, Dr. Nicole Martin and Julia Lemigova, and fan favorites Adriana de Moura and Marysol Patton for an in-person reunion. 

Peacock has set “True Crime Tuesdays” for the month of March. New true crime series and episodes will premiere every Tuesday for the month. New series joining the streamer include Perfect World: A Deadly Game premiering March 8, Preaching Evil: A Wife on the Run with Warren Jeffs, and Sins of the Amish. 

7 Little Johnstons return for an all new season on TLC March 15. As Trent adjusts to the complexities of his new job as a car salesman and Amber juggles teaching while returning to college, the Johnstons decide to welcome a new member into their household! Joose, a 17-year-old foreign exchange student from Finland who is also a little person, moves in with the Johnstons to learn to speak English fluently. 

Science Channel has set dates for new and returning series in the coming weeks. This Came Out of Me will premiere February 23. Secrets in the Ice will premiere March 3. How the Universe Works returns for a new season March 6. Black Files Declassified returns for another season March 9. 

FX released the first teaser for the upcoming new series Under the Banner of Heaven. The limited series follows a devout detective whose faith is tested as he investigates a brutal murder that seems to be connected to an esteemed Utah family’s spiral into LDS fundamentalism and their distrust in the government. The series stars Andrew Garfield and is inspired by the true crime bestseller by Jon Krakauer.

The Andy Warhol Diaries premieres on Netflix March 9. The six episode series chronicles the remarkable life of Andy Warhol from the intimate vantage point offered by the artist’s own posthumously published diaries. Beginning with his childhood in Pittsburgh, the series traces Warhol’s almost unbelievably diverse journey fluidly moving between mediums and through eras as an artist – both revered and reviled – director, publisher, TV producer, scene maker, celebrity and much more. While he was a larger than life figure, Warhol was intensely private regarding his personal life. This series truly reveals much about the very complex man through his own words – often in his own voice through the use of cutting-edge AI techniques – and those who worked, created, and played alongside him from the subversive to the mainstream, from John Waters to Rob Lowe.

Celebrities will be joining the new season of Name That Tune when it returns to Fox March 29. Jodie Sweetin, Frankie Muniz, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering, Kelly Osbourne, JoJo, Shaggy, Kim Fields, Tituss Burgess, Mel B., Cassadee Pope, Jana Kramer, Laurie Hernandez, Nastia Liukin, Vernon Davis and Victor Cruz will all be appearing.

Peacock’s Joe vs Carole will premiere March 3. The limited series will center on Carole Baskin, a big cat enthusiast, who learns that fellow exotic animal lover Joe “Exotic” Schreibvogel is breeding and using his big cats for profit. She sets out to shut down his venture, inciting a quickly escalating rivalry. But Carole has a checkered past of her own and when the claws come out, Joe will stop at nothing to expose what he sees as her hypocrisy. The results prove dangerous. The series is an adaptation of the podcast Joe Exotic: Tiger King from Robert Moor. 

Season three of Put a Ring on It will premiere on OWN March 25. The social experiment centers on 3 couples embarking on the ultimate relationship test, as they determine whether they should get married or call it quits. During the 9-week experience, the Atlanta area couples are guided by Master Relationship Coach Dr. Nicole LaBeach, who has been helping couples discover their truths for over 25 years. 

Musical comedy series Once Upon a Time… Happily Never After will premiere on Netflix March 11. A couple forced to separate must find each other in another life to break a spell on their town, where no one can fall in love. 

Jane Seymour’s Acorn TV murder mystery series Harry Wild premeires April 4. Two episodes will premiere weekly through April 25. The series follows a retiring university literature professor who is finding herself at one of life’s crossroads. Jolted from a mugging, she reluctantly agrees to recover in the home of her son, Charlie, a senior police detective. Harry starts to interfere in a particularly baffling murder case Charlie is investigating when she notices the murder shares striking similarities to an obscure Elizabethan play. When her path crosses that of her mugger, Fergus Reid, Harry sees great potential in the troubled teen and, instead of turning him in, enlists him as her sidekick.

Smithsonian Channel’s “Wild Wednesdays” returns starting February 23 with the premiere of A Bee’s Diary. Pridelands: Wilderness Reborn will premiere March 2. Animals at Play will then premiere March 9. 

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

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