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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘XO, Kitty’ Cast Announced, ‘Snowfall’ Renewed For Final Season, ‘Physical’ Premiere Date, ‘Barry’ Trailer, ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Adds Familiar Cast, ‘Outer Range’ Trailer, and More!

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Netflix’s To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before prequel series XO, Kitty has announced its cast. Anna Cathcart will reprise her role from the film series along with Choi Min-yeong, Anthony Keyvan, Gia Kim, Sang Heon Lee, Peter Thurnwald and Regan Aliyah. Also announced as recurring are Yunjin Kim, Michael K. Lee and Jocelyn Shelfo.Teen matchmaker Kitty Song Covey thinks she knows everything there is to know about love. But when she moves halfway across the world to reunite with her long-distance boyfriend, she’ll soon realize that relationships are a lot more complicated when it’s your own heart on the line. Production on the series has begun in South Korea.

FX has renewed drama series Snowfall for a sixth and final season. The series tackles the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. In the fifth season of Snowfall, it’s the summer of 1986, and Franklin Saint and his entire family are rich beyond their wildest dreams, on the verge of having everything they’ve ever wanted… right as the ground begins to fall out from under their feet. 

Season two of Apple TV+’s Physical will premiere June 3. The ten episode dark comedy series finds Sheila Rubin having successfully launched her first fitness video only to encounter some new and bigger obstacles on her path. She is torn between loyalty to her husband and the values he represents, and a dangerous attraction to someone else. And since she’s no longer the only game in town, she finds herself having to outrun some fierce new competitors on the road to building a full-fledged fitness empire. 

Season three of Barry premieres on HBO April 24. Desperate to leave his violent past behind in favor of his newfound passion, Barry is attempting to untangle himself from the world of contract killing and fully immerse himself in acting. But getting out is messy. While Barry has eliminated many of the external factors that pushed him towards violence, he soon discovers they weren’t the only forces at play. What is it about his own psyche that led him to become a killer in the first place? Season three finds Barry and the other characters trying to make the right choice. 

LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis and Brent Spiner are all set to appear in the third and final season of Paramuont+’s Star Trek: Picard. The series was renewed for a third season ahead of the second season premiere. Episodes are currently airing Thursdays. 

Prime Video’s new series Outer Range premieres April 15 with two episodes premiering weekly. The eight episode series centers on Royal Abbott, a rancher fighting for his land and family, who discovers an unfathomable mystery at the edge of Wyoming’s wilderness. A thrilling Western family saga with hints of wry humor and supernatural mystery, Outer Range examines how we grapple with the unknown. 

Season two of Gentleman Jack will premiere on HBO April 25. In 1834. Anne Lister and Ann Walker set up home together at Shibden Hall as wife and wife, determined to combine their estates and become a power couple. Anne Lister’s entrepreneurial spirit frightens the locals as much as her unconventional love life and, with Halifax on the brink of revolution, her refusal to keep a low profile becomes provocative and dangerous.

HBO Max is creating a Sherlock Holmes universe which will consist of TV and film offshoots. The series would spin off from the upcoming third movie starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law. The film has been delayed due to the pandemic. 

Kristen Hager has exited NBC’s Chicago Med less than a season since she joined the series. Her last appearance was in March in episode 14. The door is still open for her character to return at some point down the line. 

Freeform has announced three new series coming this summer. Four episode docuseries The Deep End premieres May 18. The series is an arresting and provocative exploration inside the world of one of today’s most controversial spiritual teachers and her dedicated followers. Filmed over three years with unprecedented access, it is an unflinching portrayal of the incredible lengths people will go to in their search for connection. Dear Pony: Keep This Between Us premieres June 15. The four episode docuseries follows one woman’s journey as she reexamines her past relationship with a trusted teacher. The series exposes an epidemic of widespread grooming in U.S. high schools. Day to Night will air later this summer. The series follows the next generation of icons as they emerge from downtown New York to pursue love, art and friendship on their own terms.

ABC’s Not Dead Yet pilot has added more to its cast. Josh Banday, Jessica St. Clair, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Angela Gibbs and Rick Glassman will all play series regulars. They join previously announced Gina Rodriguez. 

Tahj Mowry has joined the cast of Disney+’s The Muppets Mayhem. He joins Lilly Singh who was previously announced. The series will see The Electric Mayhem Band recording an album 

Rachael Ray’s Italian Dream Home will premiere on FYI April 11. Rachael Ray and her husband John begin their historic Tuscan home renovation project, a journey years in the making. The restoration is fraught with challenges as Ray attempts to transform a several hundred-year-old stable with no plumbing or electricity into the villa of her dreams. A small clip version of the series previously aired on Facebook Watch while this version will feature never-before-seen extended episodes. 

Christine Ko will recur on the upcoming fifth season of hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale. She will play a refugee who leads a resistance movement. 

Abhi Sinha has joined NBC’s Blank Slate pilot. Sinha joins previously cast Dave Annable, Matt Passmore and Floriana Lima. 

PBS has renewed Donkey Hodie for a second season. The kids puppet series is inspired by characters from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. The 25 episode series will premiere in 2023 and also feature two special. 

Ana Ayora is set to recur on Apple TV+’s third season of anthology series Truth Be Told. She joins Octavia Spencer, Gabrielle Union, and Ricardo Chavira. 

The CW launched a new CW App. The new app is the exclusive home to the latest episodes and seasons of The CW’s primetime programming as well as fan-favorite library series from CW Seed. For the first time, the new fully ad-supported CW App merges the two into one unified and user-friendly experience resulting in over a thousand hours of curated content under a single CW streaming destination all free without login, subscription or authentication. 

Lifestyle series @Home with Tori will premiere on Vizio’s WatchFree+ in May. The series will star Tori Spelling and she will take on entertaining and cooking over ten episodes. 

The Johnny Depp and Amber Heard defamation trial will air live on Court TV next week. Depp is suing Heard, who has also filed a counterclaim. 

HGTV’s new series I Bought a Dump… Now What? will premiere April 30. The series follows homeowners who purchased dilapidated properties in hopes of renovating them into their forever home. Trying to save money by tackling the overhauls themselves, homeowners end up behind schedule, over budget and exhausted.

Ten episode limited series Les Norton premieres on Crackle April 21. Les Norton blows into 1985 Sydney and lands a job at an illegal casino. Out of his depth, desperate to get home, he ‘s seduced by the city’s illicit charms and dragged into underground criminality. 

BET+’s original series The Porter premieres May 5. The series follows the journeys of characters who hustle, dream, cross borders and pursue their ambitions in the fight for liberation – on and off the railways that cross North America. It is a story of empowerment that highlights the moment when railway workers from both Canada and the United States join together to give birth to the world’s first Black union. 

True crime series Preaching Evil: A Wife on the Run with Warren Jeffs premieres April 26 on Peacock. The docuseries that tells the story of polygamist cult leader Warren Jeffs through the lens of his favorite wife Naomi Jessop.

Docuseries Ghislaine – Partner in Crime will premiere on Paramount+ April 7. The four episode series explores the life of Ghislaine Maxwell, the infamous partner to Jeffrey Epstein.

Acorn TV’s Signora Volpe premieres May 2. To the casual observer, there’s nothing remarkable about Sylvia Fox – an intelligent, confident woman in her forties, she tends to keep quiet about her formidable linguistic abilities, impressive knowledge of weaponry, and skills as a markswoman. Questions about her professional life are met with bland answers about an unspectacular career in the Civil Service. Which is only very slightly true – because until recently, Sylvia was a high-ranking British spy.

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

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