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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Industry’ Trailer, Harvey Keitel to Appear in ‘National Treasure: Edge of History’, ‘Vampire Academy’ Teaser, ‘He-Man and the Masters of the Universe’ Trailer, ‘Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur’, ‘Resident Alien’ Renewed, and More!

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Season two of Industry premieres on HBO August 1. The eight episode season gives an insider’s view of the blackbox of high finance following a group of young bankers as they forge their identities within the pressure cooker environment and sex and drug fueled blitz of international bank Pierpoint & Co’s London office. In season two, our grads are no longer allowed to hide behind their graduate status. The market is ripping, and Pierpoint’s back to work or else mandate has the trading floor more charged up and paranoid than ever. New U.S. management will be gasoline on the flames – an injection of cross Atlantic energy that lights a fire under each and every employee. Now Harper, Yasmin, and Robert must drive new business and make new alliances both in and out of the office as Pierpoint and its junior bankers seek to take every advantage in a post-COVID world.

National Treasure: Edge of History is coming soon to Disney+. Harvey Keitel, who played Peter Sadusky in the “National Treasure” film franchise, will join the series as a guest star in the same role. The series focuses on a young heroine, Jess, a brilliant and resourceful DREAMer who embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to uncover the truth about her family’s mysterious past and save a lost Pan-American treasure. 

Peacock’s Vampire Academy premieres September 15 with four episodes. The series is based on the international bestselling book series – a story of friendship, romance and danger. In a world of privilege and glamour, two young women’s friendship transcends their strikingly different classes as they prepare to complete their education and enter vampire society. One as a powerful Royal, the other a half-vampire Guardian trained to protect against the savage ‘Strigoi’ who threaten to tear their society apart. That is, if Royal infighting doesn’t do the job first. 

Season three of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe premieres on Netflix August 18. Everything has led to this- the final war as He-Man and the other masters must stop Skeletor from spreading havoc and save the cosmos!

Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur is set to premiere on Disney Channel in 2023. The series centers on 13-year-old super-genius Lunella Lafayette and her 10-ton T-Rex, Devil Dinosaur. The series stars Diamond White, Alfre Woodard, Libe Barer, Sasheer Zamata, Jermaine Fowler, Gary Anthony Williams, and Laurence Fishburne. The stellar guest cast includes Alison Brie, Andy Cohen, Daveed Diggs, Maya Hawke, Jennifer Hudson, Cliff “Method Man” Smith, Cobie Smulders, and Wesley Snipes. Recurring stars include Omid Abtahi, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Michael Cimino, Indya Moore, and Craig Robinson.

Syfy has renewed Resident Alien for a tweleve episode third season. The news comes ahead of the second part of season two which returns August 10. The series follows an alien who crash lands on Earth and must pass himself off as small-town human doctor Harry Vanderspeigle. Arriving with a secret mission to kill all humans, Harry starts off living a simple life…but things get a bit rocky when he’s roped into solving a local murder and realizes he needs to assimilate into his new world.

Prime Video has renewed The Wheel of Time for a third season. The news comes ahead of the series’ second season premiere. The world-spanning fantasy series is based on Robert Jordan’s series of best-selling novels. Set in a sprawling, epic world where magic exists and only certain women are allowed to access it, the story follows Moiraine, a member of the incredibly powerful all-female organization called the Aes Sedai, as she arrives in the small town of Two Rivers. There, she embarks on a dangerous, world-spanning journey with five young men and women, one of whom is prophesied to be the Dragon Reborn, who will either save or destroy humanity.

Season two of ABC’s Abbott Elementary will have a full 22 episode season. Midseason series which are renewed for sophomore seasons receive a thirteen episode pickup with the option to pick up the back nine, but the success of the series secured it a full season. The series returns for its new season September 21. 

Sarah Michelle Gellar has joined Paramount+’s Wolf Pack. Based on the book series by Edo Van Belkom, the series follows a teenage boy and girl whose lives are forever changed when a California wildfire awakens a terrifying supernatural creature. Gellar stars as arson investigator Kristin Ramsey, a highly regarded expert in her field and no stranger to personal loss, brought in by authorities to catch the teenage arsonist who started a massive wildfire which may have also led to the reawakening of a supernatural predator terrorizing Los Angeles. The series will premiere later this year. 

Adult Swim’s Smiling Friends returns with a special episode premiering on Adult Swim August 6 at 11:30pm, right before Toonami. It will premiere on HBO Max August 7. In The Smiling Friends Go To Brazil, The Smiling Friends finally get to relax in a beautiful Brazilian beach town. Pim works on his novel, Charlie binges a load of torrented shows on his portable hard drive, while Allan and Glep enjoy some long-awaited “chill out” time at the beach.

Tru Valentino has been promoted to series regular for the upcoming fifth season of ABC’s The Rookie. Valentino joined the series as recurring in season four. He plays a new rookie in the LAPD. 

Niko Terho has joined the cast of ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy as a series regular. He will portray a new first year surgical resident. He joins Alexis Floyd who also recently joined the series as a series regular. 

Sarah Snook and Demi Lardner have joined the cast of hulu animated series Koala Man. They join Michael Cusack and Hugh Jackman. 

Adam Pally has joined Arnold Schwarzenegger in the upcoming Netflix spy series. Pally will recur in the untitled spy series. Dustin Milligan and Tom Arnold will also appear as guest stars. They join Monica Barbaro, Travis Van Winkle, Luna, Fortune Feimster, Jay Baruchel, Milan Carter, Fabiana Udenio, Barbara Eve Harris, Aparna Brielle, and Andy Buckley. 

Terrence Terrell, Alyson Gorske, C. Thomas Howell, Eugene Kim, Paola Lázaro and Amalia Yoo have joined the cast of Netflix’s Obliterated. They join Nick Zano and Shelley Hennig in the eight episode action comedy series. 

Josh Dylan, Guy Remmers, Matthew Broome, and Barney Fishwick have joined the cast of Apple TV+’s The Buccaneers. They join Kristine Froseth, Alisha Boe, Josie Totah, Aubri Ibrag, Imogen Waterhouse,  Mia Threapleton, and Christina Hendricks. 

The Try Guys face off in kitchens around the country with no recipes, no culinary training and 100% commitment in No-Recipe Road Trip with the Try Guys. The series premieres on Food Network August 31. With millions of followers and a loyal fanbase, comedy group The Try Guys are well-known for their curiosity, humor and willingness to try anything under the sun, often with hilarious results. The four fearless best friends and business partners also love food and trying to cook new dishes with zero instruction. In each episode, the guys hit a new city and visit two local establishments where each must attempt to make the restaurant’s best-known dish with no recipe or instruction. In the end, the Try Guy with the most successful dish as determined by a local chef and guest judge wins and gets the chance to have their dish put on the restaurant’s menu.

Freeform’s docuseries Keep This Between Us premieres August 29 with two back-to-back episodes and August 30 with two back-to-back episodes The series exposes an epidemic of widespread grooming – manipulative and coercive behavior by abusers to gain access to potential victims – in U.S. high schools. The series follows one woman’s journey as she reexamines her past relationship with a trusted teacher. 

Jo Koy’s Netflix comedy special, Live from the Los Angeles Forum premieres September 13. Returning to Netflix for his fourth original special, Jo Koy takes the stage at the iconic Los Angeles Forum. True to form, Jo gushes about his relationship with his teenage son along with sharing the struggles of living with sleep apnea and more. 

George Clooney, Amy Grant, Gladys Knight, Tania Leon and U2 are set to receive the Kennedy Center Honors in recognition of Lifetime Artistic Achievement. The recipients will be honored at the annual national celebration of the arts in Washington, D.C. The special will air on CBS. 

Kaylee Hartung has joined Prime Video’s Thursday Night Football as a sideline reporter. Andrew Whitworth and Aqib Talib have also joined as pregame, halftime, and postgame contributors. 

Nickelodeon unveils its first ever SpongeBob Universe crossover event, with “The Tidal Zone” Undersea Special. The one hour crossover special will feature SpongeBob SquarePants, Paramount+ Original series Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years and The Patrick Star Show. The animated series is slated to bow in November on Nickelodeon. 

Season two of Paramount+’s reimagined Rugrats series will premiere in 2023. The series also received an additional thirteen episode order for its second season. Additionally, the series has been renewed for a thirteen episode third season. 

Docuseries Wanna premieres on Netflix September 21. Queen of teleshopping, scammer, mother, wife, who’s Wanna Marchi? The story of the most intriguing and talked-about woman of the ’90s, from her shouts “Gentaglia!” and “D’accordo?!” to the trial with her daughter Stefania Nobile.

Season three of What the Flocka: Waka & Tammy premieres on WE tv August 18. Waka and Tammy have gone their separate ways and are both determined to build a new and happy life without the other, in season 3. Daughter, Charlie, the glue that keeps the family together, puts on a brave face but struggles with life amid all these changes. 

Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head premieres on Paramount+ August 4. Beavis and Butt-Head are back and stupider than ever. The new series features the iconic duo’s first original episodes in over 10 years. The original MTV series will premiere on the streamer August 4 as well. 

The Dragon Prince returns to Netflix this winter with season four. Two years have passed since the Battle of the Storm Spire. Claudia, under the guidance of Aaravos, has successfully resurrected her father, Viren. Meanwhile, Callum – now the High Mage of Katolis – contemplates an ancient relic discovered in his predecessor’s chambers. 

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

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