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Season thirteen of Archer premieres August 24 on FXX. The Agency have been acquired by the spy conglomerate known as IIA (International Intelligence Agency). As Archer and gang struggle to find their identity performing odd missions for Fabian, one question arises: will they be able to maintain independence, or will they succumb to their corporate overlords? 

Netflix’s ten episode dating competition series Dated & Related premieres September 2. Hopeful singles and their siblings head to a lavish villa, where they’ll all be trying to find love – and win $100,000. Imagine having to think about your sibling dating… how they flirt, how they treat their partners, and what their signature moves are. In this brand-new reality dating series, pairs of siblings will be seeing each other’s love life up close and personal as they search for ‘the one’ together. Having the person who knows you better than anyone should help you navigate the tricky world of dating. But will they act as the ultimate wingman and help you find love? Or scupper your plans and call you out on all your bullsh*t? Either way it might just be Awkward. As. Hell. The series is hosted by Too Hot To Handle‘s Melinda Berry. 

This Fool premieres on hulu August 12. Inspired by the life and stand-up of star and co-creator Chris Estrada, the series is an irreverent, cinematic half-hour comedy set in working class South Los Angeles. The show centers around Julio Lopez, a 30-year-old who still lives at home, has been dating his girlfriend on and off since high school and finds any excuse to avoid dealing with his own problems. Julio works at Hugs Not Thugs, a gang rehabilitation non-profit, where he butts heads with his older cousin Luis, an ex-gang member who just got out of prison and moved in with Julio and his family.

Starz’s Outlander prequel series has been given the title Outlander: Blood of My Blood. The writers’ room is underway on the drama that will follow the love story of Jamie Fraser’s parents. 

Disney+ has renewed Turning the Tables with Robin Roberts for a second season. Robin Roberts gets personal with a new group of Hollywood’s groundbreaking women as they bear witness to their incredible journeys on their path to purpose. Each episode contains profound conversations filled with emotion and inspiration. Listen to never-before-heard stories of how these groundbreakers came face-to-face with their vulnerability, authenticity and intuition. Discover their commonalities and learn how their stories and experiences created room for expansion and evolution. 

Jaime Pressly has joined the cast of Fox’s Welcome to Flatch. Pressly will play a new character in town who is the town realtor. The role is a series regular and was hinted at when the series was renewed in May. Season two premieres on Fox September 29. 

Hulu has ordered Devil in the White City to series, based on the bestselling novel by Erik Larson It tells the story of Dr. H. H. Holmes, a serial killer and the man behind the “Murder Castle” at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, and Daniel H. Burnham, a demanding but brilliant architect who races to make his mark on the world. Keanu Reeves will star. 

Ana Navarro and Alyssa Farah Griffin have been named official co-hosts on ABC’s The View. Navarro has been a part of the show as a guest co-host since November 2018 in season 22. The two Republican co-hosts will join moderator Whoopi Goldberg and co-hosts Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin and Sara Haines on the panel. Season 26 will premiere in September. 

Planet Sex with Cara Delevingne will premiere on hulu November 18. The series explores the world of human sexuality through LGBTQ+ icon Cara Delevingne. On this immersive journey, she puts her mind and body on the line in search of answers regarding human sexuality, its joys, mysteries, and constantly changing nature. In every episode, she shares her own personal experiences. Uniquely unfiltered and authentic, there’s no limit on how far Cara’s willing to go to explore what makes us all human. All episodes will premiere at once. 

Production has begun on Hallmark Channel’s new series Ride. Nancy Travis, Tiera Skovbye, Beau Mirchoff, Sara Garcia, Jake Foy and Tyler Jacob Moore will star. The series is a multigenerational family ensemble following the lives of the McMurrays, part of a rodeo dynasty going back a generation, as they struggle to keep their beloved ranch afloat. After a tragic loss, each character embarks on an empowering journey of transformation and self-discovery while also uncovering a twisted web of secrets, threatening to tear the family and their small Colorado town apart at the seams. Emotions run high and clashes are common in the complicated McMurray clan, but they are a tight-knit group who don’t give up easily. And the three strong women of the family – widowed rodeo queen Missy, matriarch Isabel, and former teen run-away Valeria – resolve to stand strong against all challenges and save their land, come what may. 

Hulu has ordered The Other Black Girl to series, which hails from Onyx Collective. The series tells the story of Nella, an editorial assistant who is tired of being the only black girl at her company, so she’s excited when Hazel is hired. But as Hazel’s star begins to rise, Nella spirals out and discovers something sinister is going on at the company.

Megan Thee Stallion will co-host The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon August 11. Demi Lovato will then co-host and perform songs August 16 through August 18. 

Onyx Collective announced three new projects. Ring of Fire: The Life of Annie Mae Aquash (w/t), The Untitled Swizz Beatz Project and Searching for Soul. The three unscripted series will air on hulu. 

BET’s After Happily Ever After premieres this fall on BET. The eight episode reality series is hosted by Bow Wow. People in long-term relationships that ended in divorce or separation will have their exes play matchmaker for their former partners to help them let go, move on, and find love once again. In each episode, Bow Wow will throw a Singles Party with a new group of potential prospects for the daters. These parties, however, are only attended by the Ex-spouses so that they can determine who might be best suited for their former partner. The Exes will invite one of the prospects to move into the house to date their former spouse for 48 hours. At the end of the two days, the dater will then decide if they will keep the prospect or send them back to the singles pool and have another opportunity to meet someone new. Are Exes the most equipped candidates to help these daters meet their next love? In this environment, will old feelings resurface while watching their former partner fall in love with someone new? Will they realize their Ex is still the one? Or will they find a new love in their after happily ever after?

Nicole Young and Bre Tiesi have joined the cast of Netflix’s Selling Sunset for both seasons six and seven. The series follows the lives of real estate agents at The Oppenheim Group in Los Angeles.

Warner Bros. Discovery will officially be combining their two streaming services. Currently they have discovery+ and HBO Max after the merger. They will combine into a single service come Summer 2023. There will be multiple ad based and ad free tiers which will be announced at a later date.  

Select content from Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Network is coming to HBO Max September 30. The slate includes Fixer Upper: Welcome Home, Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines, The Lost Kitchen, Growing Floret, Family Dinner with Andrew Zimmern, Restoration Road with Clint Harp, Maine Cabin Masters and the complete five-season Fixer Upper library. Additionally, the new project from the Gaineses, Fixer Upper: The Castle, will drop concurrently on Magnolia Network, HBO Max and discovery+ October 14. More Magnolia Network content will appear on the HBO Max spotlight page over the coming months, and the full network slate will continue to be available on discovery+. 

CNN original content will be made available on discovery+ August 19 in the new CNN Originals hub. Discovery+ subscribers can access a curated selection of library CNN content through a new hub featuring premium programming from the network’s prestige brands: CNN Original Series, CNN Films, and HLN Original Series. CNN series titles including Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell and This is Life with Lisa Ling will be made available. HLN series titles How It Really Happened, Death Row Stories, The Hunt with John Walsh and Very Scary People will also be available. 

Taylor Rooks has joined Prime Video’s Thursday Night Football as a feature reporter. Rooks will host feature pieces, sit-down interviews with players and coaches, and more throughout TNF’s pregame, halftime, and postgame shows. Rooks will continue to work across Turner Sports’ programming and Bleacher Report, where she hosts Taylor Rooks X.

Matthew Berry is joining NBC Sports. He will debut August 4 on a special Football Night in America on NBC and Peacock. Berry will also host daily and weekly shows highlighting fantasy football and sports betting content across Peacock, NBC, and NBC Sports digital platforms. 

Tell Me Lies premiere on hulu September 7. The series follows a tumultuous yet intoxicating college relationship over eight years. When Lucy Albright and Stephen DeMarco meet at college, they are at that formative age when seemingly mundane choices lead the way to irrevocable consequences. Although their relationship begins like any typical campus romance, they quickly fall into an addictive entanglement that will permanently alter not only their lives, but the lives of everyone around them. 

Season three of War of the Worlds premieres on EPIX September 12. Set in present-day France and the U.K., the new season picks up as the war between the survivors and aliens reaches a new turning point and a terrifying phenomenon grips countless people across the globe. With stakes at an all-time high, one survivor sets out to investigate, forming a tentative partnership with another unlikely hero along the way. The pair will need to use every resource they have available to face an opposition more dangerous than ever in their fight, once again, for the survival of all humanity. 

Nickelodeon’s The Tiny Chef Show will premiere September 9. The series follows the titular social media sensation and herbivore as he introduces and cooks new recipes for the world’s tiniest plant-based dishes from his tree-stump home. Chef welcomes a variety of celebrity guests–Kristen Bell, Sky & Ocean Brown, Tabitha Brown, Josh Dela Cruz, Josh Gad, Liza Koshy, RZA, That Girl Lay Lay and Keith L. Williams–to talk food, friendship and more. Each episode will feature RuPaul as the voice announcer and showcase different ingredients, foods and dishes by Chef with the help from his friends: Olly, a practical and excitable robot who works closely with Chef assisting in the preparation of each episode’s dish; Ruby, Chef’s beloved caterpillar pet, friend and confidant with a boundless appetite; Henry, a loyal and loving snail who moves slowly around the stump and reveals Chef’s Dish of the Day; and Stump Band, the show’s very own house band consisting of a fork, spatula and spoon. 

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

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