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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Yellowstone’ Renewed, ‘Beyond The Edge’ Premiere Date, ‘The Thing About Pam’ Promo, ‘Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.’ Renewed, ‘That 90s Show’ Cast Revealed, ‘Somebody Somewhere’ Renewed, and More!

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Paramount Network has renewed hit series Yellowstone for season five. Jen Landon and Kathryn Kelly have been upped to series regulars for the new season joining Kevin Costner, Luke Grimes, Kelly Reilly, Wes Bentley, Cole Hauser, Kelsey Asbille, Brecken Merrill, Jefferson White, Forrie Smith, Denim Richards, Ian Bohen, Finn Little, Ryan Bingham and Gil Birmingham. 

CBS’s new celebrity reality series Beyond the Edge will premiere March 16. Nine celebrities trade their worlds of luxury to live in the dangerous jungles of Panama, where they face off in epic adventures and endure the most brutal conditions, as they push themselves to go far beyond their comfort zone. Lauren Alaina, Ray Lewis, Craig Morgan, Metta World Peace, Paulina Porizkova, Mike Singletary, Jodie Sweetin, Colton Underwood and Eboni K. Williams will all be competing with Mauro Ranallo as host. 

NBC’s upcoming crime drama limited series The Thing About Pam will premiere March 8. The series is based on the 2011 murder of Betsy Faria that resulted in her husband Russ’s conviction, although he insisted he didn’t kill her. His conviction was later overturned. This brutal crime set off a chain of events that would expose a diabolical scheme deeply involving Pam Hupp. It stars Renée Zellweger Josh Duhamel, Judy Greer, Katy Mixon, Glenn Fleshler, Gideon Adlon, Sean Bridgers, Suanne Spoke and Mac Brandt. 

Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. has been renewed for a second season at Disney+. The half hour dramedy follows Lahela “Doogie” Kameālohaa 16-year-old girl, juggling a budding medical career and life as a teenager in modern-day Hawaiʻi. The series stars Peyton Elizabeth Lee, Jason Scott Lee, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Matthew Sato, Wes Tian, Emma Meisel, Mapuana Makia and Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman. 

Netflix’s That 90s Show has cast Ashley Aufderheide, Callie Haverda, Mace Coronel, Maxwell Acee Donovan, Reyn Doi, and Sam Morelos in lead roles. That 70s Show alum Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp also star as series regulars in the ten episode first season. It’s 1995 and Leia Forman, daughter of Eric and Donna, is visiting her grandparents for the summer, where she bonds with a new generation of Point Place kids under the watchful eye of Kitty and the stern glare of Red. Sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll never dies, it just changes clothes. Other former That 70s Show cast members are in negotiations to appear in the new series. 

HBO has renewed Somebody Somewhere for season two. The series stars Bridget Everett and is inspired by her life. The series follows Sam, a true Kansan on the surface, but, beneath it all, struggling to fit the hometown mold. Grappling with loss and acceptance, singing is Sam’s saving grace and leads her on a journey to discover herself and a community of outsiders who don’t fit in but don’t give up, showing that finding your people, and finding your voice, is possible. Anywhere. Somewhere.

The CW has handed out pilot orders to The Winchesters, a Supernatural prequel spinoff series, Walker: Independence, a prequel spinoff series of Walker, and Gotham Knights, a DC series. Jensen Ackles, who starred in Supernatural  will serve as narrator for The Winchesters pilot and potential series. Additionally the network ordered six more scripts of their potential female led Zorro series with a possible straight to series order to come later. 

Apple TV+’s thriller series Tehran returns for season two May 6. The series tells the thrilling story of a Mossad agent who goes deep undercover on a dangerous mission in Tehran that places her and everyone around her in dire jeopardy. The series stars Glenn Close and Niv Sultan. 

Prime Video has ordered The Horror of Dolores Roach to series. The series based on a podcast stars Justina Machado. The series follows the indomitable Dolores Roach, who returns to a New York City neighborhood that has changed drastically during the sixteen years she has been in prison. 

Gugu Mbatha-Raw has confirmed she will be returning for the second season of Disney+’s Loki. She starred in the Marvel series as a judge for the Time Variance Authority. 

Paget Brewster has been cast in hulu’s How I Met Your Father as the mother of Hilary Duff’s character Sophie. She will appear in the next episode airing February 8. 

Bill Nighy is set to star in Showtime’s drama series The Man Who Fell To Earth taking over the role played by David Bowie in the 1970s film. The series also stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Naomie Harris. 

Apple TV+ has ordered an eight episode limited series Presumed Innocent. The series from David E. Kelley and J.J. Abrams is based on the book by Scott Turow. The story was made into a film starring Harrison Ford in 1990. 

Discovery+ has handed out second season orders for Kendra Sells Hollywood, Love in Paradise: The Caribbean, Pig Royalty, Ghost Brothers: Lights Out, as well as a third season order for 90 Day: The Single Life. They join previously renewed titles such as Naked and Afraid of Love, Eli Roth Presents: A Ghost Ruined My Life and The Haunted Museum

Louis Hofmann, Lars Eidinger and Nell Sutton have been cast in All the Light We Cannot See. They join previously announced Mark Ruffalo, Hugh Laurie and blind actress Aria Mia Loberti. The four part Netflix series is based on the novel by Anthony Doerr. 

Million Dollar Wheels will premiere on discovery+ February 28. The series is a behind the scenes look into the life of the world’s most successful celebrity car dealer and all those trying to steal his throne. The series is executive produced by Jamie Foxx. 

Murder mystery series Harry Wild premieres on Acorn TV April 4. The series starring Jane Seymour 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. 

Discovery+ has ordered a docuseries focusing on snowboarder Shaun White. With unprecedented access and never-before-seen personal archival footage, the series will be a definitive portrait of three-time Olympic gold medalist and arguably the GOAT in two separate sports – snowboarding & skateboarding, Shaun White. It will premiere later this year. 

Murder Under the Friday Night Lights has been renewed for season two at Investigation Discovery. The series offers a fascinating and stirring look at just what happens when the local high school football team is the lifeblood of a community and real blood is spilled. The first season finale airs February 8. 

Discovery+’s The Book Of Queer features an ensemble cast of entirely LGBTQ+ actors who portray nearly 200 historical figures, with each episode culminating in an original song and music video, created and performed by queer artists including Betty Who and VINCINT. The series will be narrated by LGBTQ+ icons including comedian and actress Margaret Cho and others to be announced. It will premiere in June for Pride Month. 

Investigation Discovery’s new series Crime Scene Confidential follows Crime Scene Investigator Alina Burroughs revisits controversial and shocking murder cases from across the country, taking a fresh look at the forensic evidence with the hope to bring more clarity to these complex crimes and closure to those the victims left behind. It will premiere March 8. 

Starz’s limited series Gaslit will premiere April 24. The series starring Julia Roberts and Sean Penn is a modern take on Watergate that focuses on the untold stories and forgotten characters of the scandal – from Nixon’s bumbling and opportunistic subordinates to the deranged zealots aiding and abetting their crimes to the tragic whistleblowers who would eventually bring the whole rotten enterprise crashing down.

Joe vs Carole, Peacock’s adaptation of the podcast Joe Exotic: Tiger King will premiere March 3. The series follows 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. 

Epix has ordered three docuseries. Women Who Rock, The Making of a Haunting; The Amityville Murders, and a second season of NFL Icons. Additionally they announced series in development include season two of Chapelwaite, season two of Domina, Hotel Cocaine, Black Harvest, American Classic, season three of Condor, Tails of a London Dog-Walker, Sessions, Hollywood Black, and San Francisco Sounds. Also announced is romantic adventure series Billy the Kid, based on the life of the famous American outlaw, will premiere on April 24.

Dolly Parton will host the upcoming 57th Academy of Country Music Awards live on March 7 on Prime Video. The musical event of the year will livestream without commercial interruption from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, giving fans around the world more music than ever before. Nominations will be announced next week.

Docuseries Lincoln’s Dilemma will premiere on Apple TV+ February 18. The series is narrated by Jeffrey Wright and features the voices of Bill Camp as Abraham Lincoln and Leslie Odom, Jr. as Frederick Douglass. It is a 21st-century examination of a complicated man in the context of his times. With never-before-heard stories about Lincoln, as well as close-up perspectives of him as a man, the docuseries shines a light on a side of Lincoln rarely seen – and provides a fresh perspective on a story that feels more timely and relevant than ever when explored alongside the events that Americans are living through today.

The new season of Love After Lockup premieres March 4 on WE tv. Five new couples and a fan favorite couple from Love During Lockup take the drama to the next level with deeper love, bigger doubts, and even more mystery, as viewers once again debate if it’s true love or just another convincing con.

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

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