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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Reboot’ Premiere Date, ‘Moonhaven’ Renewed, Krysten Ritter Joins ‘Orphan Black: Echoes’, ‘American Idol’ Judges Return, ‘The Wilds’ Canceled, ‘Locke & Key’ Trailer, and More!

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Hulu’s new comedy series Reboot premieres September 20 with two episodes. The eight episode series takes place in a world where Hulu reboots an early 2000’s family sitcom, forcing its dysfunctional cast back together. Now they must deal with their unresolved issues in today’s fast-changing world. The series stars Keegan-Michael Key, Judy Greer, Johnny Knoxville, Paul Reiser, Rachel Bloom, Calum Worthy and Krista Marie Yu.  

AMC+ has renewed Moonhaven for a six episode second season ahead of its first season finale August 4. The series is focused on a utopian colony on the Moon that may hold the keys to preserving life on Earth. Set 100 years in the future, Bella Sway is a lunar cargo pilot and smuggler who finds herself accused of a crime and marooned on Moonhaven, a utopian community on a 500 square mile Garden of Eden built on the moon to find solutions to the problems that will soon end civilization on Mother Earth. A skeptic in paradise, Bella is sucked into a conspiracy to gain control of the artificial intelligence responsible for Moonhaven’s miracles and teams with a local detective, Paul Serno, to stop the forces that want to destroy Earth’s last hope before they are destroyed themselves. Tomm Schultz, an ex-military with a philosophical bent, is the right hand of the lead Earth diplomat to the moon, who finds his ambitions changed when he’s injected with a mind-altering moon drug. 

Krysten Ritter will star in AMC’s Orphan Black: Echoes. The long awaited new series set in the world of the landmark series Orphan Black will debut in 2023. Set in the near future, Orphan Black: Echoes takes a deep dive into the exploration of the scientific manipulation of human existence. It follows a group of women as they weave their way into each other’s lives and embark on a thrilling journey, unravelling the mystery of their identity and uncovering a wrenching story of love and betrayal. Ritter will play Lucy, a woman with an unimaginable origin story, trying to find her place in the world. 

American Idol judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, and veteran host Ryan Seacrest are all set to return to the ABC series. The sixth season on ABC will return Spring 2023. Auditions for the new season kick off August 3 with the return of “Idol Across America,” the live virtual nationwide search for the next superstar. 

Prime Video has canceled The Wilds after two seasons. The young adult survival drama wrapped its second season in May. 

The eight episode third and final season of Netflix’s Locke & Key premieres August 10. The series is a coming-of-age mystery about love, loss, and the unshakable bonds that define family. The Locke family uncovers more magic within Keyhouse, while a new threat — the most dangerous one yet — looms in Matheson with plans of his own for the keys. 

Los Espookys returns for its second season on HBO September 16. The six episode series follows a group of friends who turn their shared passion for horror into a peculiar business, providing horror to clients who need it, in a dreamy Latin American country where the strange and eerie are just a part of daily life. The new season finds our charismatic leader and gore enthusiast, Renaldo,haunted by the ghost of a beauty pageant queen, while Úrsula enlists an old acquaintance to challenge the political status quo. Úrsula’s well-meaning sister, Tati, is adjusting to her life as a newlywed, while balancing a new gig, and Renaldo’s ominous best friend, Andrés, tries to find his place in the world after appeasing his inner demons (literally). Meanwhile, Uncle Tico is searching for a new purpose after his valet career is derailed. 

Season two of Indian Matchmaking premieres August 10. Sima Taparia is back with eight 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! 

HBO Max and hulu will share co-exclusive streaming rights for ABC’s comedy series Abbott Elementary. All thirteen episodes of season one will debut August 20 on HBO Max and is available now on Hulu. The 22 episode second season will premiere on ABC September 21. Hulu will continue to make current season episodes available the day after each broadcast premiere. 

PBS has renewed Miss Scarlet and The Duke for a third season. The second season of the Victorian detective series will premiere October 16. The just announced third season will then premiere January 8, 2023. The series is set in London at the start of the Sherlock Holmes era, circa 1880. Eliza’s father, Henry, is a widowed retired police officer, currently a private detective running up bills and drinking through his occasional earnings. Nonetheless, he’s a talented investigator, and has taught his only child, Eliza, the trade since she was a girl. She is now determined to break into this male-only profession. As season two begins, Eliza has solved a very personal case that vexed her throughout the first season. Her relationship with William (“the Duke”) continues to slowly simmer and she continues to face the challenges of being a female private detective in male-dominated Victorian London. 

Phylicia Rashad and Shahar Isaac will recur on Paramount+’s sixth and final season of The Good Fight. The new season has Diane feeling like she’s going crazy, struggling with an uneasy sense of déjà vu, with everything from Roe v. Wade, to voting rights, to Cold War aggressions returning. Meanwhile, the lawyers of Reddick & Associates wonder if the violence that they see all around them points to an impending civil war. 

ABC has passed on two of its off cycle pilots. The network will not move forward with comedy pilot The Son in Law or its untitled therapist drama. Drama pilots Will Trent and The Company You Keep are in the running for series pickups. 

HGTV has renewed Fix My Flip for a second season. The series stars Los Angeles real estate broker and house-flipping expert Page Turner. Page helps overwhelmed Southern California house flippers by taking over their flip – investing her own time and money in their troubled projects. Powered by her proven success, insider knowledge of the local real estate market and a dose of tough love, Page lends her expertise to floundering flippers. The eight episode season will premiere in 2023. 

Play-by-play announcer Jason Benetti has joined FOX Sports. He will contribute to the network’s live sports slate beginning with college football this fall. He previously served as a play-by-play announcer for some of the industry’s biggest events, spanning multiple sports from college football and basketball to Major League Baseball and Olympic baseball contests. 

Starz’s The Serpent Queen premieres September 11. The series is a historical drama with an edge.  It puts a contemporary spin on conventional storytelling to tell the tale of Catherine de Medici’s rise to power. Catherine’s tale unfolds through flashbacks as she defends her actions and imparts the lessons she’s learned to her new servant confident, Rahima. At 14, the young, orphaned Catherine marries into the 16th-century French court. Despite her commoner status, her uncle Pope Clement, has negotiated a large dowry and a geopolitical alliance in return for the union, and with it comes the expectation of many heirs. However, on her wedding night, Catherine learns that her new husband is in love with Diane de Poitiers, a beautiful lady-in-waiting twice his age. With her future suddenly uncertain and with little hope of conceiving, Catherine must quickly learn who she can trust – both within her personal entourage of courtiers and the members of the royal court – while outmaneuvering anyone who underestimates her determination to survive at any cost. 

Season three of Making the Cut premieres on Prime Video August 19. Hosts Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn are on a mission to find the next great global fashion brand. Nicole Richie and Jeremy Scott will return as judges, with Chloe x Halle, Jason Bolden, and Wisdom Kaye making appearances as guest judges throughout the season. The new season features a new group of ten entrepreneurs and designers from around the world who are ready to take their emerging brands to the next level and become the newest global phenomenon. In the instantly shoppable series, limited editions of the winning look from each episode will be available for purchase exclusively in Amazon Fashion’s Making the Cut store. The winner of the series will receive $1 million to invest in their business and a mentorship with Amazon Fashion. The winner will also have an opportunity to create an exclusive co-brand with Amazon Fashion and launch their existing brands in the Amazon Fashion store. 

Docuseries I Just Killed My Dad premieres on Netflix August 9. The three episode series is an unprecedented documentary series, which tells the unbelievable, never-been-told-before true story of the Templet family. Anthony Templet shot his father and never denied it. But why he did it is a complex question with profound implications that go far beyond one family. This three-episode documentary series explores the psyche of Anthony leading up to the events of June 3, 2019 and the journey of his mental and emotional aftermath. 

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

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