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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Only Murders in the Building’ Renewed, TBS Pulls ‘Chad’, ‘Loot’ Renewed, Disney+ to Stream BTS Projects, ‘Harley Quinn’ Trailer, ‘The Kardashians’ Premiere Date, ‘DC’s Stargirl’ Trailer, and More!

Only Murders In The Building -- Season 2 -- Following the shocking death of Arconia Board President Bunny Folger, Charles, Oliver & Mabel race to unmask her killer. However, three (unfortunate) complications ensue - the trio is publicly implicated in Bunny's homicide, they are now the subjects of a competing podcast, and they have to deal with a bunch of New York neighbors who all think they committed murder. Charles (Steve Martin), Mabel (Selena Gomez) and Oliver (Martin Short), shown. (Courtesy of Hulu)

Hulu has renewed Only Murders in the Building for a third season. The renewal comes on the heels of a successful first and second season. Season two picks up following the shocking death of Arconia Board President Bunny Folger. Charles, Oliver & Mabel race to unmask her killer, however, three (unfortunate) complications ensue. The trio is publicly implicated in Bunny’s homicide, they are now the subjects of a competing podcast, and they have to deal with a bunch of New York neighbors who all think they committed murder. New episodes of the current second season stream weekly on Tuesdays. 

TBS will not be moving forward with its planned and already filmed second season of comedy Chad. The series stars Nasim Pedrad as a high school teenager. The network plans to shop the series as it and fellow network TNT get out of the scripted business. Season two was originally set to premiere in April and then today, July 11, before getting pulled.

Apple TV+ has renewed comedy series Loot for a second season. The workplace comedy series stars Maya Rudolph as Molly Novak, who after divorcing her husband of 20 years, must figure out what to do with her $87 billion settlement. She decides to reengage with her charitable foundation and reconnect with the real world—finding herself along the way. The ten episode first season currently airs on Fridays. 

BTS and Disney+ have announced projects set to premiere on the streamer. The deal includes five projects with three of them featuring the band or individual members of the band. BTS: Permission to Dance on Stage – LA is a live concert performance film from Los Angeles’ Sofi Stadium filmed last November. It will begin streaming soon. Reality series In the Soup: Friendcation follows V of BTS, Itaewon Class’ Seo-jun Park, Parasite star Woo-shik Choi, Hyung-sik Park and Peakboy as they travel together as friends. Docuseries BTS Monuments: Beyond the Star follows the daily lives of the band members featuring footage and music from the past nine years. It will premiere in 2023. 

Season three of HBO Max’s Harley Quinn premieres July 28. Wrapping up their “Eat. Bang! Kill. Tour,” Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy return to Gotham as the new power couple of DC villainy. Along with their ragtag crew – King Shark, Clayface, Frank the Plant, – “Harlivy” strives to become the best version of themselves while also working towards Ivy’s long desired plan of transforming Gotham into an Eden paradise. 

The Kardashians will be back for season two September 22. New episodes will premiere every thursday. Cameras return to capture the ever-changing lives of Kris, Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall and Kylie. The family welcomes viewers back to stand with them through their biggest triumphs and struggles. From fiery romances and life changing milestones to unimaginable successes. The family bond remains unbreakable as they navigate their public and private lives for the world to see. 

Season three of The CW’s Stargirl will premiere August 31. The series follows high schooler Courtney Whitmore and her JSA team as they take on threats. The series will see Joel McHale join as a series regular after recurring in the second season. 

Netflix’s Resident Evil premieres July 14. Set in 2036, 14 years after Joy caused so much pain, Jade Wesker fights for survival in a world overrun by the blood-thirsty infected and mind-shattering creatures. In this absolute carnage, Jade is haunted by her past in New Raccoon City, by her father’s chilling connections to the sinister Umbrella Corporation but mostly by what happened to her sister, Billie. 

Jonathan Bailey has joined the cast of Showtime’s limited series Fellow Travelers. He joins Matt Bomer and Allison Williams in the eigh episode series based on the novel by Thomas Mallon. The series is an epic love story and political thriller, chronicling the volatile romance of two very different men who meet in the shadow of McCarthy-era Washington. Handsome and charismatic Hawkins Fuller avoids emotional entanglements – until he meets Tim Laughlin, a young man brimming with idealism and religious faith. They begin a romance just as Joseph McCarthy and Roy Cohn declare war on “subversives and sexual deviants,” initiating one of the darkest periods in 20th-century American history. Over the course of four decades, Hawk and Tim cross paths through the Vietnam War protests of the 1960s, the drug-fueled disco hedonism of the 1970s and the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, while facing obstacles in the world and in themselves. 

Indian Matchmaking returns for season two on Netflix August 10. The job of Mumbai’s premier matchmaker is never over! Sima Taparia is back with 8 new episodes as she helps single millennials around the globe find their perfect match. This season, Sima will manage more expectations than ever before from clients, old and new – with wishlists ranging from man-buns, to an “ovo-lacto-semi-vegetarian” diet, to a shared love of Taco Bell. Drawing from her decades of experience, insightful intuition and traditional methods, Sima strives to help some lucky singles find their destinies! 

Scott Evans has joined the cast of Prime Video’s With Love. The romantic dramedy series is centered around siblings Lily and Jorge Diaz and their family, tracking their stories over the course of a year through the framework of the most heightened days of the year… the holidays. The Diaz’s will weave in and out of the lives of seemingly unrelated people as they search for love.

Andrew McCarthy has been promoted to series regular on season six of Fox’s The Resident. His character Dr. Ian Sullivan first appeared on the series in season five. 

Nurse Maggie Lockwood is sticking around on NBC’s Chicago Med. Marlyne Barrett has signed a new deal to stay on the series. She joins fellow original cast members S. Epatha Merkerson, Oliver Platt, Nick Gehlfuss and Brian Tee who signed multi year deals to remain on the series. 

Chad & JT Go Deep premieres on Netflix August 23. Stoke Lords, Chad Kroeger and JT Parr, take their activism to the streets of Southern California to spread awareness on important issues. But when one of their causes accidentally leads to their cancellation, they use their activism to win back the good graces and trust of the culture. 

HBO Max and Cartoon Network have ordered Iyanu: Child of Wonder. The series is an adaptation of the graphic novel series “Iyanu: Child of Wonder”. The 2D children’s animated series is an epic superhero tale steeped in Nigeria’s rich culture, music, and mythology. The series follows a teenage heroine who must uncover the mystery behind her newfound powers to save her people from an ancient curse threatening to destroy humanity. Heavily influenced by the history and achievements of the Yoruba people of Nigeria, the series follows a teenage orphan girl, Iyanu, who spends her days studying Yoruba history and ancient arts but yearns for a normal life. One day, responding to danger, she unknowingly triggers her divine powers, the likes of which have not been seen since the Age of Wonders. With newly discovered superpowers, Iyanu joins forces with two other teenagers as they embark on a remarkable journey to discover the truth about the evil lurking in her homeland. Throughout her adventure, she’ll uncover the truth about her past, her parents, and her ultimate destiny to save the world. 

Bobby Flay and his daughter Sophie Flay are taking a delicious food tour across the sunny California coastline in the new three episode series Bobby and Sophie on the Coast. It sees Bobby and Sophie explore Los Angeles, with its year-round sunshine and local ingredients that make the city a treasure trove for the best restaurants and chefs. From the glamorous Hollywood establishments to the urban revival of Downtown LA’s hot new eateries, Bobby and Sophie are on a mission to enjoy the most inventive and delectable cuisine the city has to offer. And with so much inspiration, Bobby can’t resist using the very local ingredients to cook up his own dishes for Sophie. It’s the ultimate coastal culinary adventure, Bobby and Sophie-style! The series premieres August 22 on Food Network. 

Cate Blanchett, Jamie Demetriou, Trystan Gravelle, Jonathan Pryce, John Rhys-Davies, Harriet Walter,and Tom Jones will appear in the upcoming new season of IFC’s Documentary Now! Additional guest stars and documentaries will be announced at a later date. The six episode new season will premiere Fall 2022. 

Discovery Channel’s 34th Shark Week kicks off July 24. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been announced as its first Master of Ceremonies. Fans can expect 25 adrenaline-inducing original episodes that deliver never-seen footage of walking sharks, awe-inspiring breaches and more shocking predations captured on-camera by dedicated science and research field teams. Shark Week also features new and returning special guests including comedian Tracy Morgan, the stars of truTV’s Impractical Jokers, Sal Vulcano, James Murray, Brian Quinn, and the cast of Jackass. This year, Warner Bros. Discovery’s linear and streaming portfolio – including TBS, TNT, truTV, Food Network, HGTV, CNN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Animal Planet, Science Channel, ID, OWN, TCM, Discovery+, and HBO Max – will air Shark Week-inspired content or cross-promote the event. 

Season two of kiwi comedy Good Grief is set to premiere on IFC and Sundance Now. The entire series will premiere August 4 on Sundance Now. The broadcast premiere will air on IFC August 17 starting with a two episode premiere. The six episode comedy series is set in a small New Zealand town and follows two millennial sisters with very different personalities who inherit a funeral home from their grandfather. 

Amazon Freevee’s Leverage: Redemption will make its broadcast premiere on ION July 11. Picking up eight years later from where the original TNT hit series left off, the team consists of Sophie Devereaux, Parker, Eliot Spencer, and Alec Hardison, who have watched the world change – and not necessarily for the better. It’s become easier – and sometimes legal – for the rich to become richer and the powerful to squash anyone who gets in their way. Down one team member, they find new blood in Harry Wilson, a corporate lawyer looking for redemption and Breanna Casey, Hardison’s foster sister who has a knack for computers, robotics and getting into trouble. The series explores the journeys of reformed criminals putting their unique skills to use by helping regular citizens fight back against corporate and governmental injustices. The show stars Noah Wyle, Gina Bellman, Christian Kane, Beth Riesgraf and Aleyse Shannon with special guest star Aldis Hodge. 

Court series We the People with Judge Lauren Lake has been cleared in over 95% of the country. The syndicated series will premiere this fall on CBS, Fox, Nexstar, Tegna, Weigel and Sinclair and other station groups. It will also air on JusticeCentral.TV. 

CNBC has renewed Money Court for a new season which will premiere in 2023. The series features entrepreneur and investor Kevin O’Leary (“Shark Tank”) and new co-host, entrepreneur and Skinnygirl founder and CEO Bethenny Frankel, as they weigh in on and resolve a wide range of business disputes and chart a path forward. On the docket this season, Kevin and Bethenny settle money issues and dilemmas that every small and expanding business faces. 

Season two of Blood & Treasure premieres on Paramount+ July 17. Follow a brilliant antiquities expert and a cunning art thief who team up to catch a ruthless terrorist who funds his attacks through stolen treasure. 

Prime Video’s The Outlaws returns for season two August 5. The series is a comedy thriller about a disparate group of lawbreakers thrown together to complete a community service sentence. Seven strangers from different walks of life are forced to work together to renovate a derelict community center. When one of their number gets dragged into a dangerous world of organized crime, they unite in ways none of them thought possible. Picking up a few months after the climax of Season One, in Season Two, the Outlaws still have time to serve on their sentences, but quickly realize the criminal underworld isn’t done with them yet – not by a long shot. This ragtag group of misfits’ shared past comes back to haunt them, in the shape of a terrifying London drug lord out for blood – The Dean. 

Iron Chef Brazil premieres on Netflix August 10. Rising culinary talents battle Brazil’s best chefs to be named Iron Legend in this exhilarating competition hosted by Fernanda Souza and Andressa Cabral.

Paramount+’s SkyMed is streaming now. At 20,000 feet, the stakes can’t get any higher. The series follows the triumphs, heartbreaks and tribulations of budding nurses and pilots flying air ambulances in remote Northern Canada. Weaving together intense character journeys with high-stakes medical rescues, a diverse cast of young medical responders must rely on each other for survival at 20,000 feet in the air. 

Apple TV+’s new kids and family series Amber Brown premieres July 25. The ten episode season is based on the bestselling book series by Paula Danziger with over 10 million copies in print. The series is an unfiltered look at a girl finding her voice through art and music in the wake of her parents’ divorce. 

Season two of Team Zenko Go premieres on Netflix August 8. The kindness crew is back with exciting new missions!

The Big Tiny Food Face-Off, hosted and judged by American competitive eater and YouTuber Matt Stonie, and food vlogger and Tasty chef, Inga Lam premieres on the Tasty YouTube channel and the YouTube Kids app, with all-new episodes rolling-out weekly on Fridays. July 15. The series showcases a cast of young chefs and some of the impressively microscopic (and delicious) dishes they’re cooking up for hosts and judges Stonie and Lam (not to mention for some adorable hamsters). From cinnamon rolls and grilled cheese sandwiches to Syrniki and croquembouche, these competitors are putting all their culinary skills on the line to impress the judges and take home the prized Tiny Food trophy. 

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

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