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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Date Change, ‘The Garcias’ Trailer, ‘The Real World Homecoming: New Orleans’ Premiere Date, The CW Acquires ‘Family Law’, ‘Teenage Euthanasia’ Renewed, Bella Hadid Joins ‘Ramy’, and More!

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Diensy+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi will now premiere Friday, May 27 with new episodes weekly releasing on Wednesdays. The series will also now premiere with two episodes. The Star Wars series sees Ewan McGregor reprise his role of Obi-Wan Kenobi, set ten years after the events of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith. 

The Garcias, the followup series to The Brothers Garcia, premieres April 14 on HBO Max. The series chronicles a family based in San Antonio, TX, who are gathered for a summer vacation in their fancy beach house in Mexico. The Brothers Garcia was the first English-language sitcom to have an all Latino cast and creative team.

The Real World Homecoming: New Orleans will premiere on Paramount+ April 20. The third season of The Real World Homecoming will reunite New Orleans cast members David “Tokyo” Broom, Melissa Beck, Jamie Murray, Danny Roberts, Matt Smith, Julie Stoffer and Kelley Wolf in “The Big Easy.” The roommates are moving back in for a dramatic, nostalgic, heartfelt reunion, where they’ll get a second chance to stop being polite and start getting real. The original 23-episode season of The Real World: New Orleans which was filmed in 2000 will debut on Paramount+ April 13, ahead of the reunion series.

The CW has acquired Canadian legal drama series Family Law which will premiere this summer in the US. The series follows lawyer and recovering alcoholic Abigail Bianchi struggling to put her career and family back together after hitting rock bottom. As a condition of her probation, Abby is forced to work at her estranged father Harry’s firm, Svensson and Associates, and practice in family law for the first time while forging new relationships with the half-brother Daniel and half-sister Lucy whom she’s never met. The result is a dysfunctional family law firm operating to help other families with their own dysfunctions. The series join returning acquired series Coroner, Wellington Paranormal, and Devils plus also newly acquired Leonardo, Bump. and Professionals which will also air this summer. 

Adult Swim has renewed Teenage Euthanasia for a second season. The series is set in near-future inland Florida, centering on the Fantasy family who juggle work-life balance among the living and the dead in their family-run funeral home, Tender Endings. The new season is currently in production. 

Bella Hadid has joined the cast of hulu’s Ramy in the upcoming third season. No character description is available but Hadid will recur.

Food Network’s BBQ Brawl returns for a new season May 9 with a 90 minute supersized episode. Joining Bobby Flay this season will be Anne Burrell and Jet Tila. Over eight episodes Bobby, Anne and Jet will coach and mentor a new batch of BBQ Masters competing for coveted title of ‘Master of ‘Cue’. Judging the season will be Rodney Scott, Brooke Williamson, and Carson Kressley. 

Apple TV+’s psychological thriller Black Bird will premiere July 8 with two episodes. The series is inspired by the true story of a high school football hero and drug dealer sentenced to 10 years in a minimum security prison. The series stars Taron Egerton and Paul Walter Houser.

Netflix’s eight episode Tour de France docuseries will follow eight teams partaking in the race. The series will film through July with a premiere date eyed for early 2023, before the 2023 Tour de France. 

TLC has renewed The Family Chantel, I Love a Mama’s Boy, Little People, Big World, Seeking Sister Wife and Welcome to Plathville. Season 23 of Little People, Big World will premiere May 17. Season four of Welcome to Plathville will premiere May 17. Season four of The Family Chantel will premiere June 6. Season four of Seeking Sister Wife premieres June 6. Season three of I Love a Mama’s Boy premieres June 19. 

HGTV’s newest renovation series Lil Jon Wants to Do What? premieres May 2. Lil Jon and popular designer and expert builder Anitra Mecadon help skeptical homeowners who feel trapped in a boring home find their design wild side with startlingly unconventional renovation ideas that seem impossible to execute. 

PBS’s America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston will premiere July 5. The six episode series takes viewers off the beaten path to discover what drives our passion for the outdoors. Outdoor enthusiast Baratunde Thurston goes on an adventure-filled journey to explore the diverse array of regions across the U.S. and how those landscapes shape the way Americans work, play and interact with the outdoors. 

Kid Cudi and Jack Harlow are set to perform at the Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2022. Miranda Cosgrove and Rob Gronkowski will co-host the ceremony live on April 9. 

CNBC has order twelve additional episodes to the current fifteenth season of American Greed. The docuseries will return this fall with new episodes focusing on the rise and fall of the founder of hydrogen and electricity powered semitruck company Nikola; a dating app scammer who wooed well-to-do women; a powerful polygamist cult running a billion-dollar, mob-like empire; and a notorious example of the jaw-dropping estimated $64 billion that has been lost to COVID relief fraud. 

Top Boy has been renewed for a third season. This will be the final season of the Netflix series. Filming will begin this summer. 

Paramount+’s docuseries Ghislaine – Partner in Crime is coming soon. In an intimate portrait of the infamous partner to Jeffrey Epstein, this four episode series explores the central question in Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial – how deeply was she involved in the sex trafficking ring that abused hundreds of women and girls, and how did the former socialite become the accomplice to one of the worst sex offenders in history?

Sundance Now’s Ten Percent premieres April 29. The series, based on the original hit French series Call My Agent! follows the small London talent agency of Nightingale Hart as it struggles to adapt in an ever-changing industry. The comedy series stars Jack Davenport, Lydia Leonard, Prasanna Puwanarajah and Maggie Steed. Helena Bonham Carter, Dominic West, David Oyelowo and others will make special cameos. 

Senzo: Murder of a Soccer Star premieres on Netflix April 9. Soccer player Senzo Meyiwa was a national hero before his killing shocked South Africa. Who did it, and why? This docuseries dives into the evidence.

Cartoon Network will be celebrating April Fools Day April 1 with ACME Fools Friday. Expect Looney Tunes-inspired foolishness throughout the day on Cartoon Network and Cartoon Network’s social handles where the wascally trickster himself, Bugs Bunny, will be pulling pranks alongside social media influencer and video illusionist, Kevin Parry. The day kicks off with a marathon of classic favorites and shows including The Amazing World of Gumball, Looney Tunes Cartoons, Teen Titans Go!, We Bare Bears, Victor and Valentino, Regular Show, Total Dramarama and more from 11AM to 8PM. 

Apple TV+’s Peanuts Earth Day Special It’s the Small Things, Charlie Brown will premiere April 15. The special follows Sally’s bond with a special little flower on the baseball field that may spell disaster for the big game. For Charlie Brown and the team, it’s just the inspiration they need to make a positive impact on their environment. Additionally, the classic 1976 Peanuts special It’s Arbor Day, Charlie Brown will premiere on Arbor Day, April 29. 

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

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