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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Cyberpunk: Edgerunners’ Premiere Date, ‘Chefs vs. Wild’ Trailer, ‘Thai Cave Rescue’ Trailer, Jesse Lee Soffer Exiting ‘Chicago P.D.’, ‘Trying’ Renewed, Keeley Hawes Joins ‘Orphan Black: Echoes’, and More!

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Cyberpunk: Edgerunners will premiere on Netflix September 13. The series tells a standalone, ten episode story about a street kid trying to survive in Night City – a technology and body modification-obsessed city of the future. Having everything to lose, he stays alive by becoming an edgerunner – a mercenary outlaw also known as a cyberpunk. 

Chefs vs. Wild premieres on hulu September 26. Chefs and survivalists will go head-to-head to impress renowned chef and adventurer Kiran Jethwa and wild foods expert Valerie Segrest who will judge participants on their ability to turn foraged ingredients from British Columbia’s coast into the best five-star meal. In each episode, two different world class chefs will be dropped into the wilderness where they’ll embark on a grueling and unprecedented mission – survive and forage enough wild ingredients to create a restaurant worthy, five-star meal. Episodes will culminate in the chefs going head-to-head in a “wilderness kitchen,” using their foraged ingredients and ingenuity to create savory dishes and, ultimately, impress the judges. 

Netflix’s limited series Thai Cave Rescue premieres September 22. Inspired by the incredible true story of the Thai youth soccer team who got trapped in one of the most dangerous cave systems on Earth, and the extraordinary efforts by their families, the people of Thailand, and volunteers from all over the world, as they fight against both nature and time to save them. The six episode series was shot entirely in Thailand with on-location filming at the real Tham Luang cave. It delivers an expanded, dramatized retelling that covers in detail, for the first time, the harrowing experiences of Coach Eak and the 12 Wild Boar teammates inside the cave and their lives outside.

Jesse Lee Soffer will be exiting Chicago P.D. during the upcoming tenth season. He has played Det. Jay Halstead since the premiere of the NBC series. He will depart sometime this fall. The season premieres September 21. 

Apple TV+ has renewed Trying for a fourth season. The renewal comes ahead of the third season finale set to premiere Septeber 2. The third season finds 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. 

Keeley Hawes has joined the cast of AMC’s Orphan Black: Echoes. Hawes joins recently announced series regulars Krysten Ritter, Amanda Fix and Avan Jogia. 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. Hawes will portray a perceptive but sensitive scientist who finds herself at odds with her own moral code when circumstances lead her to make an unthinkable choice. The ten episode season will premiere in 2023. 

Season eight of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert premieres on CBS September 6. Guests appearing during premiere week include journalist Alex Wagner, comedian Roy Wood Jr., CBS Mornings anchors Gayle King, Tony Dokoupil and Nate Burleson, actress Betty Gilpin, entrepreneurs/actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, and a musical performance by James Taylor. Louis Cato will make his debut this season as the show’s new bandleader.

Season 35 of Live with Kelly and Ryan kicks off September 5. The nationally syndicated talk show bursts onto the scene – as only Live can – with lots of laughs, the hottest A-list celeb interviews, delicious cooking demos and not-to-be missed home and life tips. To celebrate Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 5, Kelly and Ryan welcome actor Justin Long and comedian Caroline Rhea, plus travel expert Scott Keyes shares getaway ideas for the fall. Then, in celebration of Kelly and Ryan co-hosting together for five years, the show will feature “Favorite Firsts Week,” starting September 6. The week will be a fun-filled retrospective look back on favorite “first” moments that Kelly and Ryan have shared together over the years leading up to a special “5ive with Kelly and Ryan” show on September 9. From Kelly and Ryan’s first day together, to their most exciting moments behind the co-host desk and beyond, the week will celebrate the television magic that only Kelly and Ryan can deliver. 

The Goldbergs will be killing off Jeff Garlin’s character ahead of the season ten premiere. Garlin was fired from the series after inappropriate conduct complaints were filed. His character appeared in CGI appearances a few times after his firing. 

Ben Kingsley will appear in Disney+’s upcoming Marvel series Wonder Man. He previously appeared in the MCU in Iron Man 3 and Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings. 

Brandon Scott will be a series regular on HBO Max’s The Girls on the Bus. Griffin Dunne, Leslie Fray, PJ Sosco, Becky Ann Baker, Kyle Vincent Terry, Tala Ashe and Richard Bekins will also recur in the series. It also stars Melissa Benoist, Natasha Behnam and Christina Elmore. 

Demetrius Grosse will star in ABC’s Avalon. He joins Neve Campbell, Alexa Mansour, Steven Pasquale and Roslyn Ruff in the series from David E. Kelley. It will premiere at midseason. 

HBO Max’s Warrior has announced new cast joining the series ahead of its third season. Telly Leung, Kevin Otto, Adam Rayner, Nick Cordileone, Dominique Mayer, Neels Claasen, Sean Marco, Jazzara Jaslyn, Colin Moss and Sizo Mahlangu. The series aired for two seasons on Cinemax before it moved to HBO Max. 

Daniel Stern has joined the cast of Apple TV+’s For All Mankind. He will play a series regular in the upcoming fourth season. He will portray the new administrator at NASA. 

The Bridge will air on Ovation TV October 15. The series is a crime thriller exploring the tensions on the US-Mexico border. The first season begins when a dead body is found on the bridge connecting the USA and Mexico, forcing Sonya Cross from El Paso PD to work with her Mexican counterpart, Marco Ruiz, to catch a serial killer operating on both sides of the border. Marco understands the slippery politics of Mexican law enforcement and is one of the last good men in the department. He’s charming, but also cunning, and will do whatever it takes to get what he needs. This does not sit well with Sonya, who strictly follows both rules and protocol. The case leads them into a string of murders on the border. 

ESPN has re-signed a prolific group of analysts. Staying with the network are Super Bowl Champions Steve Young, Booger McFarland and Jeff Saturday, along with three time Pro Bowler Alex Smith. The four analysts will continue to be showcased across ESPN’s studio programming on a regular basis, providing reaction to breaking news and top NFL storylines along with strategic insight into on-the-field and roster maneuvers.

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

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