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Young adult series Heartstopper premieres on Netflix April 22. Teens Charlie and Nick discover their unlikely friendship might be something more as they navigate school and young love in this coming-of-age series. The series is based on the bestselling graphic novels from Alice Oseman. 

Season two of Made For Love will premiere on HBO Max April 28. Two episodes will premiere weekly. In order to save her father’s life, Hazel returns to the Hub, Byron’s high-tech palace. But once inside, she and Byron both become ensnared by Gogol’s newest revolutionary (and dangerous) technology.

Bosch: Legacy premieres on Amazon Freevee May 6. The ten episode Bosch spinoff series follows former LAPD detective Harry Bosch as he begins a new chapter as a private investigator. His first job calls him to the estate of ailing billionaire Whitney Vance, where Bosch is tasked with finding Vance’s only potential heir. Along the way, Bosch finds himself clashing with powerful figures who have a vested interest in the heir not being found.

The Lincoln Lawyer premieres on Netflix May 13. When his former law partner is killed, Mickey Haller is left to take over the firm, including a high-profile murder trial. With the biggest case he’s ever had to tackle out of the back seat of his Lincoln Town Car, Mickey discovers there may be more at stake than he thought.

Season seven of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars will feature an entire cast of former winners. The new season will premiere May 20. The eight queens participating in the season are Jaida Essence Hall (Season 12), Jinkx Monsoon (Season 5), Monét X Change (All Stars 4), Trinity The Tuck (All Stars 4), Raja (Season 3), Shea Coulée (All Stars Season 5), The Vivienne (Drag Race UK) and Yvie Oddly (Season 11). 

Peacock’s Queer as Folk premieres June 9. The reimagined series follows a diverse group of friends in New Orleans whose lives are transformed in the aftermath of a tragedy. 

Hulu has renewed Life & Beth for a ten episode second season. When a sudden incident forces Beth to engage with her past, her life changes forever. Through flashbacks to her teen self, Beth starts to learn how she became who she is and who she wants to become. The series stars Amy Schumer, Michael Cera, Susannah Flood, Violet Young, Kevin Kane, Yamaneika Saunders, Laura Benanti, Larry Owens, Michael Rapaport and LaVar Walker. 

Jesse L. Martin will be exiting The Flash as a series regular. He will still appear in five episodes of The CW series’ ninth season. Martin has been cast in an NBC pilot titled The Irrational. 

Amazon’s free streaming service IMDb TV is rebranding as Amazon Freevee. The ad-supported video service has experienced rapid growth. Original series will also increase on the service in 2022 including premieres of Bosch: Legacy (May 6), Hollywood Houselift with Jeff Lewis, Sprung, Troppo, and High School. Freevee will announce additional new series orders at its NewFronts presentation on May 2. 

Peacock has announced the cast for its upcoming Ted series. Seth MacFarlane will reprise the role of Ted along with Giorgia Whigham, Max Burkholder and Scott Grimes. It’s 1993 and Ted the bear’s moment of fame has passed, leaving him living with his best friend, 16-year-old John Bennett, who lives in a working-class Boston home with his parents and cousin. Ted may not be the best influence on John, but when it comes right down to it, Ted’s willing to go out on a limb to help his friend and his family. 

Prime Video has renewed Making the Cut for a third season. The fashion competition series is hosted by Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn. Nicole Richie and Jeremy Scott will return as judges. The new season will premiere this summer. 

Syndicated daytime talk show Karamo has been sold in 90% of the U.S. for its fall 2022 debut. The one-hour talk show starring reality television personality, author, actor, producer and activist, Karamo, will air on stations in top markets across the country including WPIX New York, KTLA Los Angeles, WCIU Chicago, WPHL Philadelphia, WATL Atlanta, WLVI Boston, WKCF Orlando, WSVN Miami and WJW Cleveland. 

OWN has ordered a new late night series titled The Nightcap with Carlos King. The series will premiere May 14 at 10. Guests will include stars of OWN series plus celebrity friends and special guests. 

Paramount+ has ordered The Turkish Detective. The eight episode series follows  Inspector Cetin Ikmen, his partner Mehmet Suleyman and Detective Ayse Farsakoglu solving crimes and experiencing euphoric highs and tragic lows. Each crime story in the series is heavily rooted in the rich and varied culture and history of Istanbul and set against the vibrant, dazzling and frenzied world of modern-day Turkey. It will premiere in 2023. 

Prime Video has ordered The Sticky. The half hour comedy series is based on The Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist where tonnes of maple syrup were stolen. Jamie Lee Curtis will serves as an executive producer. 

CBS Saturday Night Movie is returning to CBS May 14 with a presentation of the film Top Gun. The Tom Cruise starring 1986 film will air ahead of the sequel Top Gun: Maverick premiering in theaters May 27. 

Jodi Balfour will recur in the upcoming third season of Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso. Balfour currently stars on the Apple TV+ series For All Mankind. 

HGTV has ordered six new series. Revealed sees families ancestral heritage drive the design process. Renovation 911 will help restore recently experienced unexpected and tragic property disasters. Fix My Frankenhouse helps rectify hodge-podge properties. Luxe for Less helps homeowners create luxurious homes without stretching the limits of their bank accounts. Saving the Manor sees a renovation of a historic English estate dating back over 500 years. Small Town Potential will renovate unique properties that have astounding potential.

Rosabell Laurenti Sellers will recur in Disney+’s upcoming series Willow. The series is a spinoff of the 1980’s film from George Lucas and directed by Ron Howard. 

Season two of Apple TV+’s Tehran premieres May 6. The new season follows a Mossad hacker-agent who infiltrates Tehran under a false identity to help destroy Iran’s nuclear reactor. But when her mission fails, Tamar must plan an operation that will place everyone dear to her in jeopardy.

Netflix’s Bullsh*t The Gameshow premieres April 27. Hosted by Howie Mandel, contestants are offered a chance to win big money, even when they don’t know the correct answer. Throughout the game, players will work their way up a money ladder either by answering questions correctly or by confidently giving incorrect answers – and persuading their opponents that they are accurate. To win big in this game you don’t have to be the smartest person in the room to cash in, you just have to convince everyone that you are. 

Prime Video’s The Kids in the Hall will premiere May 13. The sketch comedy series features a fresh batch of fun offbeat characters and beloved favourites, with sketches that pack a satirical punch, laced with the hilarious, edgy, and fearless comedy The Kids are famous for. Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson star. 

Candy premieres 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. 

Netflix’s Yakamoz S-245 premieres April 20. After disaster strikes Earth, a marine biologist on a submarine research mission must fight to survive with the crew as a conspiracy comes to light.

Our Great National Parks premieres on Netflix April 13. The five episode breathtaking series narrated by Barack Obama invites viewers to experience nature in the world’s most iconic national parks. Spanning five continents, the series brims with wonder, humor, and optimism as each episode tells the story of a national park through the lives of its wildest residents – both big and exceptionally small – and explores our changing relationship with wilderness. 

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

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