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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Days of our Lives’ Moving to Peacock, ‘First Kill’ Canceled, Ellen Pompeo Reducing ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Role, ‘The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers’ Premiere Date, ‘Selena + Chef’ Premiere Date, ‘The Good Fight’ Trailer, and More!

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NBC’s Days of Our Lives will stream exclusively on Peacock beginning September 12 with a premium subscription. For the first time ever, all new episodes of the 58-time Emmy Award-winning drama will debut on Peacock daily with the show’s robust library already available to stream for Peacock Premium subscribers. The historic move to Peacock creates the ultimate destination for daytime fans to access the library, new episodes and Peacock Original Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem in one place. Also beginning September 12, in the timeslots previously occupied by Days of Our Lives, NBC News Daily will debut across NBC stations. NBC News will provide signature world-class reporting and breaking news coverage in a first-of-its kind, live in most markets mid-day news offering. NBC News Daily,’ an hourlong program anchored by NBC News’ team of award-winning journalists, including Kate Snow, Aaron Gilchrist, Vicky Nguyen and Morgan Radford, will provide viewers with up-to-the-minute national and international news, with the option for NBC stations to add local news. NBC News Daily will also be streamed simultaneously on NBC News NOW and Peacock.

Netflix canceled YA vampire series First Kill after one season. When it’s time for teenage vampire Juliette to make her first kill so she can take her place among a powerful vampire family, she sets her sights on a new girl in town named Calliope. But much to Juliette’s surprise, Calliope is a vampire hunter, from a family of celebrated slayers. Both find that the other won’t be so easy to kill and, unfortunately, way too easy to fall for.

Ellen Pompeo will be scaling back her role on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy as she boards Orphan, a new hulu limited series. She will appear on screen in eight episodes of season nineteen, but will continue to narrate the series. The limited series is inspired by the true story of a family who takes in a Ukrainian orphan, only to believe that she is deceiving them. 

Season two of The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers will premiere on Disney+ September 28. After winning back the Mighty Ducks team name last year, our squad-with-heart and their coach Alex Morrow take to the road to attend an intense summer hockey institute in California run by charming yet hardcore former NHL player, Colin Cole. It’s a place for kids to get excellent at hockey – without school to get in the way. As our Ducks try to survive in this super-competitive environment, they’re faced with the question: Can you win summer? 

Selena + Chef returns for season four on HBO Max August 18 with three episodes. Three episodes will then premiere August 25 with the final four released on September 1. This season, Selena heads to the beach with her friends and family for some summer fun. Season four takes place in a beautiful Malibu beach house where Selena will continue to learn the joys of cooking with all-star chefs. As in the first three seasons, each chef will highlight a different charity. To date, the series has raised $400,000 for 26 nonprofit organizations. Chefs appearing this season include Adrienne Cheatham, Devonn Francis, Gordon Ramsay, Kristen Kish, Ludo Lefebvre, Matty Matheson, Nick DiGiovanni, Paola Velez, Priya Krishna and Rachael Ray.

The sixth and final season of The Good Fight premieres on Paramount+ September 8. In the ten episode season, Diane feels like she’s going crazy, struggling with an uneasy sense of déjà vu, with the overturning of 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. The series stars Christine Baranski, John Slattery, Sarah Steele, Michael Boatman, Nyambi Nyambi, Charmaine Bingwa, with Audra McDonald and Andre Braugher. Alan Cumming and Carrie Preston guest star. 

Season three of Big Sky has been given the name Big Sky: Deadly Trails. Reba McEntire and Jensen Ackles step into the world of Big Sky on its new night, bringing with them a new mystery to unravel as the mercurial matriarch of an established local family and the new sheriff in town, respectively. The season premieres September 21.

She-Hulk will be premiering a day later than originally announced. The series will premiere August 18 and new episodes will premiere on Thursdays. 

Season two of House of Ho premieres on HBO Max August 25. ollow the lives, loves, and conflicts of the Hos, a wealthy Vietnamese-American family in Houston who’ve built a multimillion-dollar empire. In this unique and wildly entertaining reality series, power struggles and family drama collide as Binh and Hue, immigrants who proudly achieved the American dream, attempt to control the lives of their adult children Washington and Judy, who find themselves under constant pressure to live up to their parents’ impossible expectations.

Season 31 of Dancing with the Stars premieres on Disney+ September 19. Hosted by Tyra Banks and Alfonso Ribeiro, celebrities are paired with trained ballroom dancers to compete in themed choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough. 

The NCIS-verse unites NCIS and NCIS: Hawai’i in a special crossover event for the respective season twenty and season two premieres of the two CBS series on September 19. During a suspenseful two hours, the hunt for a dangerous suspect unveils a complex network and a larger sinister plan that will take the D.C. team to Hawai’i in a race to thwart the next large-scale attack. 

HBO Max has canceled animated series Little Ellen after two seasons. The third season which was completed was set to premiere in June before it was pulled. The third season will not be released. 

Shea Couleé has joined the cast of Disney+’s Ironheart. No word on who she will play in the Marvel series. The series stars Dominique Thorne as Ironheart who will make her debut in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. 

Spectrum Originals and AMC Network have renewed Beach 23 ahead of its series premiere. The psychological thriller series is currently in production on the first season. Lena Headey and Stephan James star in the series based on the book by Hugh Howey.

Netflix and Dark Horse Entertainment have extended their partnership with a new multi-year deal. Netflix will get a first look at Dark Horse’s IP for both film and TV. The new series Mind MGMT wll air on Netflix. A young woman stumbles onto the top-secret Mind Management program. Her ensuing journey involves weaponized psychics, hypnotic advertising, talking dolphins, and seemingly immortal pursuers, as she attempts to find the man who was MIND MGMT’s greatest success – and its most devastating failure. But in a world where people can rewrite reality itself, can she trust anything she sees? Additional series are in development including Revenge Inc., a drama series focused on a secret, underground company that specializes in revenge. 

HGTV’s new series First Home Fix premieres September 3. Renovation gurus Raisa Kuddus and Austin Coleman will help first-time homeowners transform their starter homes without breaking the bank. Raisa is an artist and designer who relies on her love of color, design history and nature to create one-of-a-kind spaces. Austin is a builder and woodworker who is passionate about incorporating unique custom pieces into each project. Together in each of the six episodes, the imaginative design duo will help these new homeowners revamp their lackluster first place using sweat equity, clever design decisions and their boundless creativity. 

Netflix’s Buy My House premieres September 2. In the six episode series, homeowners from across America come to sell their properties, on the spot, to one of four real-estate tycoons including Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman, Corcoran Group CEO Pamela Liebman, NFL Linebacker Brandon Copeland, and investment property magnate Danisha Wrighster. Incredible and unique homes are up for grabs as the owners share heartfelt backstories and engage in heart pounding negotiations with the tycoons. 

Ovation TV will begin airing the third and fourth seasons of The Doctor Blake Mysteries August 11. The original, period murder mystery series stars Craig McLachlan as the maverick town doctor Lucien Blake, an impulsive risk-taker who’s not afraid to upset the status quo.

Paramount+ will launch as a Premium Subscription within The Roku Channel later this month. Users will be able to subscribe to Paramount+’s ad-supported Essential Plan ($4.99 monthly) or the Paramount+ ad-free Premium Plan ($9.99 monthly) on The Roku Channel.

Comedy special Alyssa Limperis: No Bad Days premieres on Peacock August 12. The standp special takes audiences through the stinging journey of loss while reminding you how wonderful each day can be. The hour-long comedy special offers an honest portrayal of grief and pain told through a lens of hope and laughter. Limperis, a Los Angeles based comedian, offers a hilarious and moving combination of stand-up and theatrical performance as she turns loss into laughter, taking audiences through the relatable experience of losing a parent. The special serves as a reminder to viewers that no matter how dark or heavy things feel, if you can find the beauty around you, there’s no such thing as a bad day.

Docuseries Growing Up premieres on Disney+ September 8. The series explores the challenges, triumphs, and complexities of adolescence through ten compelling coming of age stories. The series uses narrative, experimental, and documentary filmmaking to follow one casted individual, ages 18-22, as they tell their story. They represent a wide range of lived experiences, giving audiences emotionally powerful narratives that offer an engaging look at teenage-hood and the diverse social, familial, and internal obstacles young people face on their path to self-discovery and acceptance. Each 30-minute episode features one young person, or “hero,” and their experience growing up. Each episode is anchored by a deeply personal interview that allows our heroes to walk us through their childhood and teenage years. Alongside these interviews, creative cinematic reenactments help bring their major inflection points to life. 

Season three of I Am a Killer premieres on Netflix August 30. While serving hard time for murder, inmates recount their crimes and reflect on how their actions destroyed lives – including their own.

Jack Osbourne teams up with actors Jason Mewes and Jamie Kennedy on an otherworldly exploration in Jack Osbourne’s Night of Terror: UFOs. The two hour special premieres September 3 on discovery+. 

Epic Adventures with Bertie Gregor premieres on Disney+ September 8. 29-year-old National Geographic Explorer Bertie Gregory takes viewers on epic and nail-biting journeys that push into the most spectacular and secretive corners of our wild world. For weeks at a time, the charismatic BAFTA Award-winning cinematographer immerses himself into the animals’ lives to capture the untold stories of iconic creatures living in some of the harshest environments on our planet. This season, we will see Bertie braving the icy worlds of Antarctica in search of the biggest gathering of whales ever filmed and coming face-to-face with specialist buffalo-hunting lions in Zambia.

Santo premieres on Netflix September 16. No one has seen his face but he is everywhere. The series stars Raúl Arévalo, Bruno Gagliasso, Victoria Guerra and Greta Fernandez. 

Super/Natural will premiere on Disney+ September 21. Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, this new series will utilize the latest scientific innovations and leading-edge filmmaking technology to reveal the secret powers and super-senses of the world’s most extraordinary animals, inviting viewers to see and hear beyond normal human perception to experience the natural world as a specific species does – from seeing flowers in bee-vision to eavesdropping on a conversation between elephant seals to soaring the length of a football field with glow-in-the-dark squirrels.

Docuseries Viagra: The Little Blue Pill That Changed the World premieres on discovery+ August 12. The three episode series is the untold story of a blue pill that changed the world. Developed against all odds and marketed like no drug in history, Viagra quickly unleashed a tidal wave of controversy. Using nostalgic 90s archives and exclusive interviews with the people who were there, including Dr. David Brown, known as the father of Viagra; Ian Osterloh, the Pfizer Inc. team leader who oversaw the top-secret clinical trials that proved the blue pill does indeed work; and Pfizer marketing team members Rooney Nelson, David Brinkley and Janice Lipsky, the series gives a behind-the-scenes look into the revolutionary drug that wrote the playbook of Big Pharma and changed sex forever. 

Season three of Dragons: The Nine Realms premieres on Peacock August 18. New dragons, new adventures, and all new episodes. 

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

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