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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Law & Order’ and ‘Law & Order: Organized Crime’ Renewed, ‘Shining Vale’ Renewed, ‘Dollface’ Canceled, ‘SurrealEstate’ Renewed, ‘Westworld’ Teaser, ‘Catfish: The TV Show’ Premiere Date, and More!

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NBC has renewed Law & Order and Law & Order: Organized Crime. Law & Order will return for a 22nd season following its revival this season. Law & Order: Organized Crime will return for a third season. Law & Order: SVU had been renewed previously for a 24th season. 

Starz has renewed Shining Vale for an eight episode second season. The horror series wrapped its first season with a cliffhanger. The series stars Courteney Cox, Greg Kinnear and Mira Sorvino. 

Dollface has been canceled at hulu after two seasons. The series starred Kat Dennings as a young woman who, after being dumped by her longtime boyfriend, must deal with her own imagination when she literally and metaphorically re-enters the world of women, in order to rekindle the female friendships she left behind. It also starred Brenda Song, Shay Mitchell, and Esther Povitsky.

Syfy has renewed SurrealEstate for a second season after initially passing on the series following the first season finale. The new season will air in 2023. 

Westworld returns on HBO June 26. The series is a dark odyssey about the fate of sentient life on earth. Evan Rachel Wood, Thandiwe Newton, Ed Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Luke Hemsworth, Aaron Paul and Angela Sarafyan star. Ariana DeBose will recur in the new season.

Catfish: The TV Show returns to MTV May 31. Nev Schulman and Kamie Crawford are back traveling the country, boosted by their boots-on-the-ground powers to track down leads as they dive deep into murky depths to uncover how far catfishing goes in 2022. 

Mo’Nique will star in season two of Starz’s BMF. She will play Goldie, a sophisticated Atlanta strip club owner with swagger and street smarts. She forms an alliance with the Flenory brothers which will help fuel their migration from Detroit to Atlanta. A fierce protector of her dancers and the people in her world, Goldie isn’t afraid to take care of business, no matter what the cost. 

E! has ordered a new dating series Love Limo, which is set to air next year and will be hosted by Todd Chrisley. The network also ordered a fourth season of Growing Up Chrisley. Additionally, USA Network has ordered a tenth season of Chrisley Knows Best. Season nine premieres June 23. 

BUNK’D returns for season six on Disney Channel June 10. The 30 episode season revolves around the hilarious adventures of the campers and counselors at Maine’s rustic Camp Kikiwaka. Series regulars Miranda May, Trevor Tordjman, Mallory James Mahoney and Israel Johnson will return with Shiloh Verrico, Luke Busey, Alfred Lewis joining the series. 

Maisie Williams has been cast in Apple TV+’s The New Look. The series stars Ben Mendelsohn and Juliette Binoche.

Abigail Breslin and Aisha Dee will star in an episode of Fox’s upcoming anthology series Accused. The episode follows a waitress who left home when she was 15 to escape her toxic past. After a white nationalist plows his car into a peaceful demonstration and gets away, local police are unable to find the driver. The waitress and her girlfriend go catfishing to find the driver of a car and take justice into their own hands. 

Apple TV+’s limited series Manhunt has added Brandon Flynn, Betty Gabriel, Will Harrison, Hamish Linklater, Damian O’Hare, Patton Oswalt and Lili Taylor to its cast. They join previously cast Tobias Menzies, Lovie Simone and Matt Walsh. Linklater will play Abraham Lincon and Taylor will play Mary Lincoln

London Thor has been cast in Prime Video’s The Boys spinoff series. She replaces Reina Hardesty. Also joining the cast are Derek Luh, Asa Germann and Shelley Conn. 

Martin Starr has been cast in Paramount+’s drama series Tulsa King. The mob series from Taylor Sheridan also stars Sylvester Stallone and Andrea Savage. 

Sonja Sohn has been cast in ABC’s Will Trent drama pilot. She joins previously cast Ramón Rodríguez, Erika Christensen, Jake McLaughlin and Iantha Richardson. 

CBS Sports and Nickelodeon are teaming up for a nationally televised Christmas Day game between the Denver Broncos and Los Angeles Rams. The special slime-filled telecast will be  tailored for family-viewing fun.

The CW has added Bunheads, Sleepy Hollow, and Emergence to the CW App. The ad-supported is available for free with no login, subscription or authentication necessary on virtually all major platforms. Also joining the service are Salem, Scream Queens, and Wayward Pines on June 1. 

Two Shallow Graves premieres on ID May 22. All seven episodes of the docuseries will air across three nights. In 2010, Joseph McStay, his wife Summer, and their two young sons disappeared without a trace. Three years later, the nationwide search for answers in their disappearance came to a heartbreaking close when the family’s bodies were found in the middle of the California desert in two shallow graves. In 2019, Charles “Chase” Merritt, Joseph McStay’s friend and business associate, went on trial for the family’s murder. Despite incriminating evidence presented by the prosecution, Merritt maintains his innocence – begging the question, did Merritt really kill the McStay family? 

Docuseries Sins of the Amish premieres on Peacock May 24. The series offers first-hand accounts from a group of courageous women seeking justice for the violent crimes experienced while living as members of the Amish and Mennonite communities. Behind the public guise of an idyllic lifestyle lies a sinister world of abuse and mind control where a woman’s life is made to center around the needs of men – at any cost. 

Apple TV+’s family series Lovely Little Farm will premiere June 10. The series follows sisters Jill and Jacky as they love and nurture all the animals on their farm nestled in lavender fields. Being a young farmer isn’t easy, but every day brings these sisters adventure and a chance to grow. The live-action animated hybrid uses the latest computer generated technology, working with Industrial Light and Magic, to bring the series to life. 

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

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