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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Resident Evil’ Premiere Date, ‘High School’ Adds Cast, ‘Ziwe’ Premiere Date, ‘The Flight Attendant’ Teaser, Adult Swim Orders More ‘FLCL’, ‘Anatomy of a Scandal’ Trailer, and More!

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Netflix’s eight episode live action Resident Evil premieres July 14 on the streamer. Year 2036 – 14 years after a deadly virus caused a global apocalypse, Jade Wesker fights for survival in a world overrun by the blood-thirsty infected and insane creatures. In this absolute carnage, Jade is haunted by her past in New Raccoon City, by her father’s chilling connections to the Umbrella Corporation but mostly by what happened to her sister, Billie. 

IMDb TV’s High School, based on the memoir by Tegan and Sara Quin has announced its cast. Railey and Seazynn Gilliland have been cast as series leads, portraying the high school versions of Tegan and Sara. Cobie Smulders and Kyle Bornheimer will play the twins’ parents. The series is a story about finding your own identity – a journey made even more complicated when you have a twin whose own struggle and self-discovery so closely mimics your own. Told through a backdrop of ’90s grunge and rave culture, the series weaves between parallel and discordant memories of twin sisters growing up down the hall from one another. 

Showtime’s Ziwe returns for a second season May 1. The late-night variety series will air six episodes, then return later in the year with more new episodes. The first season featured interviews with Phoebe Bridgers, Fran Lebowitz, Andrew Yang, Eboni K. Williams, Gloria Steinem and Stacey Abrams, along with musical performances by Ziwe, sketches and more. 

Season two of The Flight Attendant will premiere on HBO Max April 21. The eight episode season will premiere with two episodes, followed by a single episode weekly. Cassie Bowden is living her best sober life in Los Angeles while moonlighting as a CIA asset in her spare time. But when an overseas assignment leads her to inadvertently witness a murder, she becomes entangled in another international intrigue.

Adult Swim is marking Toonami’s 25th Anniversary with two new seasons of FLCL, FLCL: Grunge and FLCL: Shoegaze, along with a new series Housing Complex C. The new series centers around Kimi who lives in a small, low-cost housing complex located in the seaside town of Kurosaki where trouble seems to follow her wherever she goes, and horrific incidents begin to occur… is an ancient evil stalking the residents of Housing Complex C? Additionally, a new two part TIE event, The Return, will premiere March 19. 

Limited series Anatomy of a Scandal premieres on Netflix April 15. The six episode series is based on the book by Sarah Vaughan. A psychological thriller and gripping courtroom drama, the series infiltrates Britain’s elite through personal and political scandal, where the truth lies between justice and privilege. James and Sophie Whitehouse live in a blissful and rarified world. A Minister in Parliament, a loving family at home, James’ trajectory appears without limits. Until a scandalous secret suddenly comes to light. 

Prime Video’s new series Night Sky will premiere with all eight episodes May 20. Spanning space and time, Night Sky follows Irene and Franklin York, a couple who, years ago, discovered a chamber buried in their backyard which inexplicably leads to a strange, deserted planet. They’ve carefully guarded their secret ever since, but when an enigmatic young man enters their lives, the Yorks’ quiet existence is quickly upended…and the mystifying chamber they thought they knew so well turns out to be much more than they could ever have imagined. The series stars Sissy Spacek and J.K. Simmons. 

Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Potomac: Karen’s Grande Dame Reunion premieres April 17. Karen Huger is ready to embark on the journey of a lifetime as she ventures back to Surry County, VA with her husband, Ray, and daughter, Rayvin, to reunite with her family, the Woodens. This reunion of epic proportions uncovers family lineage revelations, fun bonding experiences, and the fate of the family farm succession.

Eric Bogosian has joined the cast of AMC’s Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire. He will be playing an investigative journalist nearing the end of his career who’s given a second chance at the interview of a lifetime.

Leslie Jones will recur in the second season of Starz’s BMF. Jones will play a federal agent who has faced some of the toughest and most dangerous criminals in the past. 

Have You Seen This Man? premieres on hulu March 24. The three episode series will be hosted by Sunny Hostin. It will center on the disappearance of fraudster John Ruffo, who ran a small computer sales company from New York City, for committing a staggering $353 million bank fraud.

Hoyeon has joined the cast of Apple TV+’s thriller Disclaimer. The series is based on the book by Renee Knight. She joins Cate Blanchett, Kevin Kline, Sacha Baron Cohen and Kodi Smit-McPhee.

CBS’s gender swapped Early Edition reboot pilot has cast Alice Eve as the lead. Charles Michael Davis, Jay Ali and Fiona Rene will also star in the series. The series follows an ambitious but uncompromising journalist who starts receiving tomorrow’s newspaper today and finds herself in the complicated business of changing the news instead of reporting it. 

Lukas Gage, Megan Stalter, Olli Haaskivi and Calvin Seabrooks have joined the cast of Peacock’s Queer as Folk. The series is a vibrant reimagining of the groundbreaking British series created by Russell T. Davies

Amazon has acquired MGM for $8.5 billion. The storied, nearly century-old studio has more than 4,000 film titles, 17,000 TV episodes, 180 Academy Awards, and 100 Emmy Awards. 

Comedy special Ronny Chieng: Speakeasy will premiere on Netflix April 5. Ronny Chieng performs live in New York City in the intimate setting of the Chinese Tuxedo bar and restaurant. With a unique blend of intelligence, rage and physicality, Ronny shares his take on the pandemic, race relations, cancel culture and stories from his experiences as an international touring comic.

Ahead of the final season of AMC’s Better Call Saul, the network will air a marathon of Breaking Bad over the course of five weekends. The Marathon will begin March 19. The marathon will feature exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews and bonus content, including Better Call Saul “Easter eggs” and Breaking Bad trivia. Part one of Better Call Saul’s final season premieres April 18. 

Smithsonian Channel’s Warrior Women with Lupita Nyong’o premieres March 28. Lupita Nyong’o journeys across Benin, West Africa to uncover the remarkable truth behind the women who helped to inspire the Dora Milaje of Marvel’s blockbuster film Black Panther.

Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Taco Bell kicks off the new season April 10. The first game will be Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees. The franchise enters its 33rd season as the exclusive, national Major League Baseball game of the week. 

Candy will premiere on hulu May 9. Candy Montgomery is a 1980 housewife and mother who did everything right – good husband, two kids, nice house, even the careful planning and execution of transgressions – but when the pressure of conformity builds within her, her actions scream for just a bit of freedom. Until someone tells her to shush. With deadly results. The five episode series stars Jessica Biel, Melanie Lynskey, Timothy Simons, Pablo Schreiber, and Raúl Esparza.

OLIVIA RODRIGO: driving home 2 u (a SOUR film) premieres on Disney+ March 25. For the first time, Olivia takes audiences on a familiar road trip from Salt Lake City, where she began writing her triple-platinum debut album “SOUR” to Los Angeles. Along the way, Rodrigo recounts the memories of writing and creating her record-breaking debut album and shares her feelings as a young woman navigating a specific time in her life. Through new live arrangements of her songs, intimate interviews and never-before-seen footage from the making of the album, audiences will follow her along on a cinematic journey exploring the story of “SOUR.” 

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts will be airing on Cartoon Network and TBS April 10. It will feature an exclusive sneak peek of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. The special previously aired on HBO Max.

In honor of South Park’s 25th anniversary, Comedy Central announced South Park: The 25th Anniversary Concert at the iconic Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre. The concert, with Trey Parker and Matt Stone, Primus and Ween, takes place on Wednesday, August 10.

Komi Can’t Communicate Part 2 premieres on Netflix April 27. At a high school full of unique characters, Tadano helps his shy and unsociable classmate Komi reach her goal of making friends with 100 people. Who else will Komi make friends with? How will her relationship with Tadano evolve?

Animated Pinecone & Pony will premiere on Apple TV+ April 8. The series follows a young girl named Pinecone who, with the help of her best friend Pony, is learning that there’s more than one way to be a warrior. It is based on Kate Beaton’s book “The Princess and the Pony”.

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

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