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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Ugliest House in America’ Premiere Date, ‘Selling Sunset’ Renewed, ‘Selling The OC’ Premiere Date, ‘Alex vs America’ Premiere Date, ‘Solar Opposites’ Trailer, ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Trailer, and More!

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Ugliest House in America returns with an all new season on HGTV this summer. Ugliest House in America: Ugly in Paradise will premiere July 24. The series is hosted by Retta, a home design enthusiast, as well as a comedian and actress known for her roles in Parks and Recreation and Good Girls. During the new five-episode season, Retta will take a road trip to five stunning destinations to visit 15 unsightly homes nominated by their owners and share her hilarious reviews of the astonishingly bad designs, cringe-worthy layouts and severely outdated styles. Based on its ugly appearance, poor functionality and hideous design choices, one house will be crowned the “ugliest house in America” by HGTV, and the network will award its owners a showstopping $150,000 renovation completed by Alison Victoria, one of its top stars, during a special one-hour finale episode. 

Netflix has renewed Selling Sunset for two seasons, season six and season seven. Production on season six will begin later this summer. Set in the world of LA’s high-end real estate, Selling Sunset follows the city’s most successful female realtors who all work under the same roof at The Oppenheim Group, the #1 agency in the Hollywood Hills and the Sunset Strip. They work hard and play harder, as they compete with the cutthroat LA market… and each other. 

Selling The OC  is set to premiere on Netflix August 24. A fresh set of realtors square off, competing to establish themselves at The Oppenheim Group’s second office on the Orange County coast. Will the pressure prove too much for these agents to handle? The Selling Sunset spinoff series consists of eight episodes. 

Alex vs America returns to Food Network with season two July 31. In each episode, Alex simultaneously takes on three talented and brave chefs from across the United States – all experts in the same culinary specialty. Acclaimed chef Eric Adjepong hosts Alex and the competitors in two rounds of challenges that put their culinary specialty skills to the test as they attempt to defeat Alex for ultimate bragging rights and a cash prize.

Hulu’s Solar Opposites returns for season three July 13. The eleven episode season centers around a team of four aliens who are evenly split on whether Earth is awful or awesome. Korvo and Yumyulack only see the pollution, crass consumerism, and human frailty while Terry and Jesse love TV, junk food and fun stuff. In season three, this alien team strives to be less of a team and more of a family team. 

Season four of What We Do in the Shadows premieres on FX July 12. The series follows four vampires, and their human familiar, who’ve “lived” together for hundreds of years. Season four continues to make the case for blood and comedy with more strange beasts, surprising guest stars and tap dancing than ever. And this time with just a touch of home renovation.

Apple TV+’s Trying returns for season three July 22. The eight episode third season picks up with Nikki and Jason waking up as new parents to two children they are still getting to know. Now they just have to keep hold of them, which proves to be trickier than they initially thought. Thrown straight into the parental deep end, Nikki and Jason’s relationships with each other and with their nearest and dearest are tested as they desperately try to navigate the ups and downs of parenting – while hanging onto their kids, and their sanity. 

College Hill: Celebrity Edition premieres on BET+ June 27. From the high life to the halls of an HBCU, College Hill is back! Tune in as your fav celebs hit the books at TSU. Will they survive to secure the degree? 

USA Network’s new competition series Snake in the Grass premieres August 1. Hosted by Bobby Bones, each episode will feature four players who are dropped into the wild for 36 hours with a chance to win $100,000. In order to win, the four must figure out which one of them is ‘the Snake’ – a saboteur who is secretly undermining the group every step of the way. Fan-favorite reality competition legends from Survivor, Big Brother, and Naked and Afraid will be among those competing in this real-life psychological thriller set in the central American jungle. 

Outer Banks has cast Andy McQueen, Lou Ferrigno Jr. and Fiona Palomo as new characters in the upcoming third season of the Netflix series. McQueen will play Carlos Singh, a ruthless Caribbean Don on a treasure hunt of his own. Ferrigno Jr. is Ryan, Singh’s top security officer. Palomo will play Sofia, a self-identified pogue who forms a close connection to Rafe. 

Showtime has ordered a comedy pilot, Seasoned, starring married actors and social media stars Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody. The scripted comedy is inspired by the couple’s real life and relationship. The potential series follows the delightfully tumultuous relationship and life of a successful, gregarious, deeply committed, slightly insane married couple played by Patinkin and Grody – roles they’ve been rehearsing for the last 43 years. The source of their unending magic is the same as their unending woe: that they’ve stayed together all this time. 

Alyssa Jirrels, Toby Huss, Reno Wilson and Brian Goodman have joined the cast of the Paramount+ original series Fatal Attraction. They join Lizzy Caplan, Joshua Jackson and Amanda Peet. A deep-dive reimagining of the classic psychosexual thriller and ’80s cultural touchstone, the new series will explore fatal attraction and the timeless themes of marriage and infidelity through the lens of modern attitudes toward strong women, personality disorders and coercive control. 

James Lesure has been cast as a series regular in ABC’s upcoming new series The Rookie: Feds. The series stars Niecy Nash-Betts as the oldest FBI Academy recruit. The series is a spinoff of cop drama The Rookie which focuses on the oldest LAPD rookie. 

Raffi Barsoumian has joined Paramount+’s drama series SEAL Team as a series regular. He will play a Senior Chief that has expertise in the middle east. The series stars David Boreanaz, Neil Brown Jr., AJ Buckley and Toni Trucks. Max Thieriot will also return as a series regular as he juggles his role on CBS’s Fire Country as well. 

Instant Dream Home premieres on Netflix August 10. Hosted by Danielle Brooks, the eight episode series is part home renovation show and part heist movie! A group of families are in for the surprise of their lives, with their homes about to be totally transformed and radically improved from ho-hum to OMG… in just one day! 

Paul Giamatti has joined the cast of HBO Max’s 30 Coins. The eight episode second season of the Spanish horror mystery series will premiere in 2023. 

Jonathan Pryce, Rosalind Chao, Ben Schnetzer, and Eve Ridley have been cast in Netflix’s 3 Body Problem. They join Jovan Adepo, Eiza González, Jess Hong, Marlo Kelly, Alex Sharp, Sea Shimooka, Zine Tseng, Saamer Usmani and Benedict Wong. The science fiction series comes from David Benioff and Dan Weiss. 

The Late Late Show with James Corden will air a special week of episodes from London June 27 through June 30 on CBS. President Joe Biden, Vin Diesel, Jamie Dornan, Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Ed Sheeran, John Boyega, David Harbour, Alanis Morissette, Sam Smith and Tessa Thompson are among the epic lineup of guests set to appear. 

Netflix’s Designing Miami will premiere September 21. Miami’s two hottest designers aren’t just competitors, they’re also husband and wife. Eilyn and Ray Jimenez are making South Florida chicer one house at a time – she with a minimalist aesthetic and he with a more maximalist approach. Juggling the needs of their deep pocketed clients, their staffs of young designers, their close-knit families (some of whom are also contractors) and their relationship with each other isn’t easy, but this talented, stylish duo manages to pull it off while always maintaining a healthy sense of humor. 

Jason Alan Carvell will portray Malcolm X in season three of Epix’s Godfather Of Harlem. He replaces Nigél Thatch who played the role in the first two seasons. He will recur. 

Apple TV+ has ordered The Buccaneers, an eight episode series based on the unfinished book of the same name by Edith Wharton. Kristine Froseth, Alisha Boe, Josie Totah, Aubri Ibrag,Imogen Waterhouse, and Mia Threapleton will star in the series. 

HBO Max is developing a comedy series Church Girls from Megan Stalter. The potential series is inspired by Stalter’s life. Stalter appear in HBO Max’s comedy series Hacks. 

The first season of The Doctor Blake Mysteries will premiere on Ovation TV July 7. The original, period murder mystery series follows the maverick town doctor Lucien Blake, an impulsive risk-taker who’s not afraid to upset the status quo. Haunted by the horrors of war, his own personal loss and changed by his experiences as a POW, the wry, dry, yet very human Dr. Blake undertakes his other role as Police Surgeon with precision and gusto – yet many find his unpredictable and unconventional manner unnerving. Ahead of his time, Blake looks to the science of forensics and his own understanding of the human heart and mind to help solve the mysteries that inevitably come his way. Season two will follow the first season on July 21. 

Buying Beverly Hills will premiere on Netflix this fall. The eight episode series is a new real estate occu-soap following the agents and clients within Mauricio Umansky’s The Agency in Beverly Hills, California. Mauricio, his daughters Farrah and Alexia, and the talented group of agents highlight the high stakes world of luxury real estate in Los Angeles.

A new season of What on Earth premiered on Science Channel June 22. The new season reveals multiple political, environmental, and out-of-this-world secrets and phenomena per episode that would have stayed hidden forever if not for modern science. The new season of Strange Evidence will premiere June 30. Cameras today catch everything from a colossal fireball rising up from the Caspian Sea, an unidentified object hovering over Chicago, all the way to a poltergeist pedestrians warning us about the future. With unprecedented access to all this raw footage, experts investigate mysteries caught on tape and carry out forensic analyses to determine the truth behind these unusual events: are they supernatural, meant to send us a message, or simply fake?

Buy My House will air on Netflix this fall. Homeowners from across America come to sell their properties, on the spot, to one of four real-estate tycoons including Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman, Corcoran Group CEO Pamela Liebman, NFL Linebacker Brandon Copeland, and investment property magnate Danisha Wrighster. Incredible and unique homes are up for grabs as the owners share heartfelt backstories and engage in heart pounding negotiations with the tycoons. 

Season two of The Bridge will premiere on HBO Max June 30. The new season of the reality competition series features not one, but two groups of strangers who set out for a cabin deep within the rainforests of the South China Sea with no knowledge of what challenges they will be taking on – only that a massive cash prize is at stake. But to reach the money, the contestants are given staggeringly few days to construct a roughly 1,000-foot bridge with their bare hands and limited supplies. As the competitors cast aside their egos and differences to tackle this ultimate test of physical and mental endurance, they learn that only one of them can take home the prize. 

Netflix’s How to Build a Sex Room premieres July 8. Couples looking for more spice in the bedroom hire luxury interior designer Melanie Rose to create stylish spaces where they can carry out any fantasy they wish. You’ve seen kitchen renovations, you’ve seen bathroom transformations, but you’ve never seen anything quite like this! The first season consists of eight episodes.

Season two of Single Black Female will premiere on ALLBLK June 23. Terror Lake Drive: Single Black Female takes place two years after the melee which imploded upon Freeman Lake Apartments. We meet a traveling nurse named Deja, who much to her new friends’ and colleagues’ dismay, announces she is taking on a new assignment at Atlanta University Hospital. Seeking housing while on assignment, Deja checks out a community post/safe travel guide for traveling nurses, where she meets Shana. Oblivious of its checkered past, Deja winds up in an apartment facing the mystifying lake at the residence (now) formerly known as Freeman Lake Apartments.

The Longest Night premieres on Netflix July 8. Armed men surround a psychiatric prison and cut off all communications. Their purpose: to capture serial killer Simón Lago. Six episodes. One night. When everything that matters is at risk, your values disappear and even your worst enemy can become your best ally. Chaos, action and mystery will seize the prison of Monte Baruca..

Season three of Vice returns on Showtime July 31. The series relentlessly pursues untold stories of social justice, civil rights and identity, tackling complex geopolitical stories from remote parts of the world and on domestic grounds.

James Rallison’s animated series Oddballs is set to premiere on Netflix in 2022. The series follows James, a bubble-shaped boy, whose observations on life fuel his comedic rants at everyday annoyances and elevates them to laughably absurd heights. Along with his best friends Max (a talking crocodile) and Echo (a girl who claims to be from the future), James’ ridiculous schemes to question norms often result in disaster. 

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

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