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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Locke & Key’ Final Season, ‘Orphan Black: Echoes’ Ordered, ‘The Circle’ Premiere Date, ‘Severance’ Renewed, ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ Premiere Date, ‘The Wilds’ Trailer, ‘Animal Kingdom’ Premiere Date, and More!

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Season three of Netflix’s Locke & Key will be the final season. The creators and Netflix crafted a three season story, ensuring the epic story will come to a proper conclusion. The series was renewed for its third season ahead of its second season premiere, and was filmed back to back. 

AMC has ordered a new series set in the world of Orphan Black titled Orphan Black: Echoes. The ten episode series, set in the near future, takes a deep dive into the exploration of the scientific manipulation of human existence. It follows a group of women as they weave their way into each other’s lives and embark on a thrilling journey, unraveling the mystery of their identity and uncovering a wrenching story of love and betrayal. It will premiere in 2023. 

The Circle returns to Netflix May 4. The fourth season will release multiple episodes weekly, leading up to the finale. Status and strategy collide in this social experiment and competition show where online players flirt, befriend and catfish their way toward $100,000.

Apple TV+ has renewed Severance for a second season. Mark Scout leads a team at Lumon Industries, whose employees have undergone a severance procedure, which surgically divides their memories between their work and personal lives. This daring experiment in ‘work-life balance’ is called into question as Mark finds himself at the center of an unraveling mystery that will force him to confront the true nature of his work… and of himself. The first season finale airs April 8. 

New drama series The Lincoln Lawyer will premiere on Netflix May 13. Mickey Haller, an iconoclastic idealist, runs his law practice out of the back seat of his Lincoln Town Car, as he takes on cases big and small across the expansive city of Los Angeles. The ten episode series is based on the book series by Michael Connelly and the first season adapts the second book in the series. 

The second season of The Wilds will premiere on Prime Video May 6 with all eight episodes. In the new season, survival hangs in the balance for the group of teenage girls stranded on a deserted island, after the explosive discovery that what’s happening to them is an elaborate social experiment. This season ups the drama and keeps you guessing, with the introduction of more test subjects – another island of teenage boys – who must also fight for survival under the watchful eye of the experiment’s puppet master. 

The sixth and final season of Animal Kingdom will premiere on TNT June 19. The Cody boys discover that they can’t outrun their past. With their empire expanding, a cold case investigation sets off a series of events that puts the entire family in jeopardy. Revenge, betrayal, and a reckoning with long forgotten violence leads to an explosive conclusion six seasons in the making. 

AMC is staying in business with Bob Odenkirk following the upcoming final season of Better Call Saul. AMC is developing a new series starring Odenkirk titled Straight Man, based on the novel by Richard Russo. The series is a mid-life crisis tale set at Railton College, told in the first person by William Henry Devereaux, Jr., the unlikely chairman of the English department in a badly underfunded college in the Pennsylvania rust belt. 

Netflix has ordered Unstable, a new comedy series starring Rob Lowe and John Owen Lowe. The series is set in a cutting-edge biotech research company, following an introverted, socially-challenged son who goes to work for his very successful, wildly eccentric father in order to save him from disaster. It is inspired by Rob and John Owen Lowe’s social media relationship, in which John Owen often humorously trolls his dad. 

Kate Walsh is set to appear in another upcoming episode of ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy. Walsh has been recurring in the current season of the long running medical drama. She previously starred in the series before getting her own spinoff series Private Practice. Her next appearance will air May 5.  

Amber Ruffin, Chad Coleman, Drew and Jonathan Scott, Heidi Gardner, Hoda Kotb, James Monroe Iglehart, John Lutz, Judy Gold, Mario Cantone, Pat Battle, Piter Marek and Tim Meadows will guest star in the upcoming second season of Peacock’s Girls5eva. The join previously announced new guest stars Amy Sedaris and Neil Flynn. Andrew Rannells, Ashley Park, Daniel Breaker, Erika Henningsen, Janine Brito, Jeremiah Craft, Jonathan Hadary, and Julius Conceicao will also appear in the new season after guest starring in the first season. The new season will premiere May 5. 

Season five of Somebody Feed Phil will premiere on Netflix May 25. The series sees Phil Rosenthal travel the globe to take in the local cuisine and culture. The new season will feature Phil traveling to all new destinations, including Oaxaca, Portland, Maine, Helsinki, Portland, Oregon and Madrid. 

Noomi Rapace and Jonathan Banks are set to star in Apple TV+’s upcoming new psychological thriller Constellation. The series follows a woman who returns to Earth after a disaster in space – only to discover that key pieces of her life seem to be missing. The action-packed space adventure is an exploration of the dark edges of human psychology, one woman’s desperate quest to expose the truth about the hidden history of space travel and for her to recover all that she has lost.

Katy Mixon, Christopher Gorham, Cree Cicchino and Connor Kalopsis have been cast in CBS’s Unplanned In Akron pilot. The series follows two teenagers navigating parenthood in the best way they know how. With a little help from their friends and parents, they will learn that no matter what age you are, taking care of a child is no joke – but sometimes, you just gotta laugh (or cry) your way through it. 

AMC is developing a Killing Eve spinoff series focusing on a younger Carolyn Martens, played by Fiona Shaw in the original series. It will explore her life as a spy for MI6. Killing Eve’s series finale airs on BBC America April 10. 

Jessica Williams has been cast in Apple TV+’s upcoming comedy series Shrinking. She will star alongside previously cast Jason Segel and Harrison Ford. The ten episode series comes from Bill Lawrence and Brett Goldstein. 

Comedy Central has set The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: Jordan Klepper Fingers the Globe – Hungary for Democracy to premiere April 21. The half hour special documents Jordan Klepper’s journey from CPAC to Hungary to find out why the Hungarian right-wing government has become American conservatives’ latest obsession.

Miles Fowler has exited Fox’s The Resident after joining the series as a regular this season. Fowler last appeared in the series in March. 

Daniel Olson and Britian Seibert have been cast in FX’s limited series Retreat as recurring. The series starring Brit Marling, Clive Owen, Harris Dickinson, Alice Braga, Jermaine Fowler, Joan Chen, Raul Esparza, Edoardo Ballerini, Pegah Ferydoni, Ryan J. Haddad and Javed Khan. The series follows an amateur sleuth, Darby, and 11 other guests who are invited by a reclusive billionaire to participate in a retreat at a remote and dazzling location. When one of the other guests is found dead, Darby must fight to prove it was murder against a tide of competing interests and before the killer takes another life.

Apple TV+ has renewed surfing docuseries Make or Break for a second season ahead of its series premiere April 29. The seven episode first season follows World Surf League elite champions, Kelly Slater, Stephanie Gilmore, Gabriel Medina, Tyler Wright, Italo Ferreira, and Tatiana Weston-Webb. It offers an intimate deep dive into the aspirations, challenges, accomplishments, and personal lives of the surfers who compete to remain on the elite 2021 Men’s and Women’s WSL Championship Tour (CT), and takes viewers on a journey to stunning surfing locations across the globe. 

Austin Stowell, Patrick Fischler, Bree Elrod and Philip Ettinger have joined the cast of Peacock’s true crime drama limited series A Friend of the Family. They join previously cast Anna Paquin, Jake Lacy, Colin Hanks, Lio Tipton, Mckenna Grace and Hendrix Yancey. The series is based on the harrowing true story of the Broberg family, whose daughter Jan was kidnapped multiple times over a period of years by a charismatic, obsessed family “friend.” The Brobergs – devoted to their faith, family, and community – were utterly unprepared for the sophisticated tactics their neighbor used to exploit their vulnerabilities, drive them apart, and turn their daughter against them.

The 2022 Emmy Awards are scheduled to air on NBC Monday, September 12. The 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards will take place September 3-4 and air on FXX Saturday, September 10. Nominations will be announced on July 12.

Lauren Lapkus and Krysta Rodriguez have been cast in CBS’s comedy pilot Sober Companion. The pilot was originally set up at Fox in 2013 and has now been rewritten with female leads. The series follows Eliza, a hot-mess alcoholic who owns a bar with her uncle in New Orleans, but is forced to get her life together when the court appoints her an exhaustingly upbeat sober companion with whom she has to live 24/7. 

Angourie Rice has been cast in Apple TV+’s upcoming limited series The Last Thing He Told Me. She will star alongside previously announced Jennifer Garner. The series is based on the book by Laura Dave. 

Mysteries of the Abandoned will return for a new season on Discovery Channel April 14. It will then make its season premiere on Science Channel April 19. The series follows experts as they uncover the stories behind deserted marvels to reveal their once rich, sometimes mysterious, past and why they were left behind. 

HGTV has renewed The Nate & Jeremiah Home Project for a second season. The series follows the couple as they help overwhelmed families sort keepsakes from clutter to get a fresh start. The new eight episode season will premiere in spring 2023. 

Louisiana Law premieres on Discovery Channel April 9. The series follows the men and women of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries as they patrol one of the most geographically diverse states in the U.S.

Limited horror comedy series The Baby premieres on HBO April 24. The eight episode series follows Natasha who is furious that her closest friends are all having babies. But when she is unexpectedly landed with a baby of her own, her life dramatically implodes. Controlling, manipulative, but incredibly cute, the baby twists Natasha’s life into a surreal horror show. As she discovers the true extent of the baby’s deadly nature, Natasha makes increasingly desperate attempts to get rid of it. She doesn’t want a baby. But the baby definitely wants her.

Discovery+’s new docuseries Fight or Flight premieres May 26. The series follows Somy Ali, Bollywood star turned human rights advocate, as she illustrates the horrors and frequency of abuse, profiling the very real dangers and emotional impact of transforming a victim into a survivor.

Season three of A Tiny Audience will premiere on HBO Latino and HBO Max April 22. In each episode, the series showcases one of Latin music’s icons and rising stars as they perform their biggest hits and share personal stories to a captive audience. The new season will feature performnces from Becky G, Jay Wheeler, Jessie Reyez, Danna Paola, Carla Morrison, Justin Quiles, Jon Secada, Zion & Lennox, Guaynaa, Mike Bahía & Friends, La India, Manuel Medrano, Ximena Sariñana, Aleks Syntek, Robin Thicke and Leslie Grace. María Elisa Ayerbe, Sarah Packiam and Daniel René will host and interview the guests. The season will also feature a tribute episode to the inimitable Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz, with performances by Jon Secada, Silvestre Dangond, Alejandra Guzmán, and Cimafunk. 

Vince’s Places premieres on ESPN+ April 6. A basketball-centric expansion of Peyton’s Places, Vince Carter explores why the sport of basketball continues to captivate fans around the world. Vince will chat with some of the game’s all-time greats to break down the rich history of the sport. Guests this season will include Dr. J, Jerry West, Patrick Ewing, Dominique Wilkins, Dikembe Mutombo, Dirk Nowitzki, Ray Allen, Mark Cuban, and more. 

Docuseries Captive Audience will premiere on hulu April 21. In 1972, 7-year-old Steven Stayner mysteriously vanished on his way home from school. Nearly a decade later, his dramatic return to his family sparked ’80s-era “stranger danger” warnings, legal reforms, and one iconic Made-For-TV-Movie in which the family’s ordeal was transformed into a prime-time miniseries watched by 70 million Americans. The series explores the evolution of true crime storytelling through the lens of one family’s 50-year journey and two brothers; one a hero, the other a villain. It’s about how truth becomes story and story becomes truth – on TV, in the justice system, and in our minds. 

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

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