Paramount+’s new series Star Trek: Strange New Worlds premieres May 5. The ten episode season is based on the years Captain Christopher Pike manned the helm of the U.S.S. Enterprise. The series will feature fan favorites from season two of Star Trek: Discovery, Anson Mount as Captain Christopher Pike, Rebecca Romijn as Number One and Ethan Peck as Science Officer Spock. It will follow Captain Pike, Science Officer Spock and Number One in the years before Captain Kirk boarded the U.S.S. Enterprise, as they explore new worlds around the galaxy. The series has been renewed for a second season.
Mayans M.C. returns for its fourth season on FX April 19. The series follows the life of Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes, a member of the Mayans M.C. charter on the Cali/Mexi border. Once the golden boy with the American Dream in his grasp, EZ, his brother Angel and the rest of the Santo Padre M.C. face retaliation from other chapters after a failed attempt to align under one King. Meanwhile, EZ and Angel have grown distant from their father Felipe after a heart wrenching betrayal.
Season two of HBO Max’s The Flight Attendant premieres April 21. 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.
Season two of Prime Video’s Undone will premiere April 29 with all eight episodes. The animated dramedy explores the elastic nature of reality through its central character, Alma, a 28-year-old living in San Antonio, Texas alongside her mother Camila and sister Becca. After getting into a car accident and nearly dying, Alma finds she has a new relationship to time. She develops this new ability in order to find out the truth about her father Jacob’s death.
Comedy Central’s new series Lightning Wolves will premiere April 15. The series was created by Bobby Moynihan who also stars alongside Eugene Cordero, Donald Faison, Sofia Gonzalez, Taran Killam, Will McLaughlin, Bobby Moynihan, Griffin Newman, Lennon Parham, Nicole Parker, Connor Ratliff, Ben Schwartz, Jimmi Simpson and Cobie Smulders. The eight episode series follows Wolfi-O, Wolfette, Wolfro, Manitoba, Dingo and White Wolf must come together to form The Lightning Wolves, all while becoming better Wolf-people through communication, introspection and, of course, slowly spiraling out of control as they realize they are actually just toys, and nothing really matters.
So You Think You Can Dance has announced its new judging lineup. Joining the dance competition series are Matthew Morrison, JoJo Siwa, and former contestant and judge Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss. Longtime host Cat Deeley will also be returning. This will be the first season without original judge and series creator Nigel Lythgoe. Season seventeen will premiere May 18.
ABC has canceled some of their summer game shows. Those canceled include Match Game, Card Sharks, The Hustler, Celebrity Dating Game, and The Ultimate Surfer. Returning this summer are Holey Moley and The Chase which air their season premieres May 3 along with the new series Who Do You Believe?. Also returning this summer are Celebrity Family Feud, Press Your Luck, and The $100,000 Pyramid.
Luke Mitchell will recur in the current season of The CW’s Legacies. Mitchell will play a god who attempts to take down Hope who he sees as a threat due to her being a tribrid.
Harrison Ford has joined the cast of Apple TV+’s Shrinking. The ten episode series also stars Jason Segel who serves as writer and executive producer alongside Bill Lawrence and Brett Goldstein. The series follows a grieving therapist who starts to break the rules and tell his clients exactly what he thinks. Ignoring his training and ethics, he finds himself making huge, tumultuous changes to people’s lives…including his own.
FX has ordered a new limited series titled The Sterling Affairs. The series follows the downfall of Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling amid the team’s drive to win a championship under coach Doc Rivers. It is based on the ESPN 30 For 30 podcast. Laurence Fishburne and Jacki Weaver will star in the six episode series.
Season two of anime series Made in Abyss titled Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun will be premiering in July in Japan. The first season is currently airing on adult swim’s Toonami block with the hour long season finale set for April 9. No word on when it will make its premiere in the US.
Duff Goldman will be starring in a new Food Network cooking series titled Duff: Ace of Taste. Duff, known for his baking expertise on primetime, is now sharing his culinary skills as a classically trained chef by preparing flavorful and satisfying meals. The series will premiere April 24.
Apple TV+ has ordered a new limited series titled Chief of War. Jason Momoa will sat in the eight episode series. The series will tell the story of the unification and colonization of Hawaii from the perspective of an indigenous person.
Mickey Guyton + Black Pumas, Old Dominion and Carrie Underwood have been added to the performance lineup for the 2022 CMT Music Awards. Hosted by Kelsea Ballerini and Anthony Mackie, the event will air live on CBS April 11.
Fuse’s new series We Need to Talk About America premieres April 20. The ten episode series features a diverse panel of freethinking, freewheeling professional roasters including Chinedu Unaka, Tim Chantarangsu, Sherry Cola, Paul Elia, Zainab Johnson, and Crystal Marie-Denha, who will share their sharp witted, honest reactions to American oddities and more.
Roku and Amazon have extended their multi year distribution agreement. Customers will continue to access the Prime Video and IMDb TV apps on their Roku devices.
FX’s Pistol will premiere on hulu May 31. All episodes will drop at once. The limited series about the legendary Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones.
Disney+’s The Quest will premiere May 11. The competition series drops eight real-life teenagers (Paladins) into the fantastic, fictional world of Everealm, where they must save a kingdom by fulfilling an ancient prophecy. Throughout the eight-episode series, these heroes are immersed in a fantasy world come to life, complete with a castle, royals, ethereal fates, all forms of mystical creatures and a sorceress intent on destruction and power. The first season aired on ABC back in 2014.
Attack on Titan The Final Season Part 3 will air in 2023. The third part will be the final part, concluding the series. Part 2 is currently airing on adult swim’s Toonami block as well as streaming on Crunchyroll.
Prehistoric Planet premieres on Apple TV+ May 23 with episodes airing daily through May 27. The five episode series transports viewers 66 million years in the past to discover our world – and the dinosaurs that roamed it – all in stunning detail and set to an original score by Hans Zimmer. The series presents little-known and surprising facts of dinosaur life set against the backdrop of the environments of Cretaceous times, including coasts, deserts, freshwater, ice worlds and forests. From revealing eye-opening parenting techniques of Tyrannosaurus rex to exploring the mysterious depths of the oceans and the deadly dangers in the sky.
Hold Tight will premiere on Netflix April 22. Based on the novel by Harlan Coben, the series tells a story about residents of a peaceful neighborhood in the Warsaw suburbs, whose idyllic life comes to an abrupt end when a teenager Adam vanishes into thin air and parents find answers to questions they have never wanted to ask.