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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ Trailer, ‘Reboot’ Trailer, ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ Trailer, ‘Big Mouth’ Premiere Date, ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Renewed, ‘The Villains of Valley View’ Renewed, and More!

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Season two of Fate: The Winx Saga premieres on Netflix September 16. The seven episode season will see school back in session under the militant authority of Alfea’s former Headmistress Rosalind. With the Burned Ones gone, Dowling “disappeared” and Silva imprisoned for treason, the Alfea of last year has grown up with new magic, new romances and new faces. But when fairies start to go missing in the night, Bloom and her Suitemates discover a dangerous threat lurking in the shadows. One they’ll have to stop before it wreaks havoc on the entire Otherworld. 

Hulu’s Reboot begins streaming September 20 with the first three episodes. In the series, 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. 

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power premieres September 2 on Prime Video. This epic drama is set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and will take viewers back to an era in which great powers were forged, kingdoms rose to glory and fell to ruin, unlikely heroes were tested, hope hung by the finest of threads, and the greatest villain that ever flowed from Tolkien’s pen threatened to cover all the world in darkness. Beginning in a time of relative peace, the series follows an ensemble cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they confront the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Middle-earth. From the darkest depths of the Misty Mountains, to the majestic forests of the elf-capital of Lindon, to the breathtaking island kingdom of Númenor, to the furthest reaches of the map, these kingdoms and characters will carve out legacies that live on long after they are gone. 

Season six of Netflix’s Big Mouth will premiere October 28. The animated series follows a group of friends and their hormone monsters as they navigate adolescence, human sexuality, and coming of age. Season six focuses on the theme of family as the beloved characters continue each of their journeys, discovering that while you can’t always pick your family, you can surround yourself with those that love you for who you are. 

HBO has renewed Curb Your Enthusiasm for a twelfth season. The series follows Larry David as an over-the-top version of himself in an unsparing but tongue-in-cheek depiction of his fictionalized life. The series also stars Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman, J.B. Smoove, Cheryl Hines, Richard Lewis, Vince Vaughn, and Ted Danson. The comedy series continues to prove how seemingly trivial details of one’s day-to-day life can precipitate a catastrophic chain of events. To keep the narrative spontaneous, the series is shot without a script and cast members are given scene outlines and improvise lines as they go. 

The Villains of Valley View has been renewed for a second season on Disney Channel. When teenage supervillain Havoc stands up to the head of the League of Villains, her family is forced to change their identities and relocate to a sleepy Texas suburb. With the help of her effervescent new neighbor Hartley, Havoc – going incognito as Amy – must somehow hide her superpowers and quell her villainous nature in favor of something she and the rest of her family have fought against all their lives: being normal. 

Paul Rudd has joined the cast of hulu’s Only Murders In The Building. He will appear in the upcoming third season and play a major role in the new season’s mystery. 

My Dream Quinceanera premieres September 16 on Paramount+. The ten episode coming of age reality series follows three Southern Californian teens – Bayle Delgado, Romi Herrada and Angelica Luna – who go through simultaneous fun and drama-filled journeys to celebrate the coming-of-age birthday parties of their dreams. All three ladies will have the added help of expert quinceañera planner Maria Perez to help make all their quince wishes come true. The series is based on AwesomenessTV’s YouTube series of the same name. 

Scott Foley will recur in HBO Max’s political drama The Girl on the Bus. He will recur as a mayor who runs for President. The series stars Melissa Benoist as a journalist covering the campaign trail. 

Lisseth Chavez will appear as a new rookie on the upcoming fifth season of ABC’s The Rookie. Season five premieres September 25. 

Toni Collette will star in Prime Video’s upcoming new series The Power. The ten episode series is a global thriller drama. Josh Chales will also recur in the series based on the book by Naomi Alderman. They replace Leslie Mann and Tim Robbins who both departed the series. 

Roslyn Ruff will star in ABC’s upcoming new series Avalon. She joins Neve Campbell and Steven Pasquale in the series from David E. Kelley. 

Nick Kroll will make his Netflix stand-up special debut with Nick Kroll: Little Big Boy September 27. Filmed at the Warner Theatre in Washington DC, in a set that is hilarious with an emotional undercurrent, Nick shows a bit of his vulnerable side as he talks getting his heart broken for the first time at the ripe age of 33, the power of mothers, his journey to fatherhood, and the trick to farting without making any noise … and much more. 

Mireille Enos has joined the cast of AMC’s upcoming new series Straight Man. The series stars Bob Odenkirk and is based on the book of the same name by Richard Russo. 

Dania Ramirez will star in Fox’s upcoming new series Alert. The missing persons police procedural series will air midseason. 

Evan Williams has joined the cast of Hallmark Channel’s upcoming series The Way Home. The series stars Andie MacDowell and Chyler Leigh.

Following the recent HBO Max purge of original content on their streamer, discovery+ has now pulled almost 20 series. Pulled series range from Luda Can’t Cook to Martha Gets Down and Dirty, and Roswell: The Final Verdict. The two streamers plan to merge next summer. 

Deadliest Catch: The Viking Returns premieres on Discovery Channel September 13. When the Alaskan Red King Crab fishery shuts down for the first time in 25 years, Bering Sea veteran Captain Sig Hansen is forced to look for opportunities elsewhere. Deciding to risk it all, he sets his sights on a promising new fishing ground where King Crab is an invasive species: his ancestral home of Norway. By traveling across the world and returning to the land of his father, Sig hopes to not just to fill the void of a lost season, but to build a fishing empire greater than his ancestors could have ever imagined. But as daughter and co-captain Mandy struggles to start her own family, beginning anew in the land of their forefathers becomes an unexpected journey to rediscover their own heritage and cement the legacy they’ll pass down to the next generation of fishermen. Along with Mandy, her husband Clark, and former right-hand man Jake Anderson, Sig must search the past to find the key to their future and ensure that the legacy his father built withstands the test of time. Will the Hansen family succeed like those that came before them or will these harrowing seas tear them apart? 

Docuseries The Real Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist premieres September 21 on Netflix. First there was the reality series, then came a Hollywood movie – but the truth about the Bling Ring burglaries has never been told… until now. 10 years after the notorious heists, the culprits have served their jail time and are coming forward to tell the real story behind the Hollywood Hills home-invasions that gripped the nation. A cautionary tale for teens today, the docuseries shows what can happen when a fame-and-celebrity-obsessed culture meets the rise of social media and spins wildly out of control. 

The Murdochs: Empire of Influence will premiere September 25 on CNN. The series explores the legacy of media mogul Rupert Murdoch and the dynasty he built. Featuring exclusive reporting from The New York Times, interviews with people who worked inside the Murdoch companies, and decades of rich archival footage, this seven-part series goes behind the scenes of the improbable rise of a media tycoon, his outsized influence around the globe, and the intense succession battle between his children over who will inherit his throne. 

M*A*S*H: When Television Changed Forever will air on Reelz September 13, marking the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking series. Through new exclusive interviews with cast members Jamie Farr (Cpl. Maxwell Q. Klinger), Mike Farrell (Capt. B.J. Hunnicutt) and Jeff Maxwell (Pvt. Igor Straminsky) along with producers and writers the special explores the brilliant series that lasted four times longer than the war it was set in and its delicate straddling of the line between comedy and drama at a time when evening news about the Vietnam War was beaming to television sets every night across America. 

The 2022 Ally Financial NWSL Championship, presented by Budweiser, is set to air on CBS and Paramount+ October 29, live from Audi Field in Washington, D.C. This will be the game’s first ever primetime spot. 

ABC is set to broadcast the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship Game for the first time on April 2, 2023. The semi-finals will air on ESPN March 31, 2023. 

Apple TV+’s eight episode docuseries from Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Gutsy premieres September 9. Based on The New York Times bestselling book, “The Book of Gutsy Women,” the docuseries features Hillary and Chelsea as they embark on a thought-provoking journey to speak with pioneering women artists, activists, community leaders and everyday heroes who show us what it truly means to be gutsy. Featured women include Glennon Doyle, Dr. Jane Goodall, Mariska Hargitay, Goldie Hawn, Kate Hudson, Kim Kardashian, Megan Thee Stallion, Amber Ruffin, Amy Schumer, Gloria Steinem, Wanda Sykes, Symone (aka Reggie Gavin), Abby Wambach, Natalie Wynn (aka ContraPoints) and many more. 

Anime series Romantic Killer premieres on Netflix October 27. Anzu Hoshino is a “non-heroine type” high school girl who pays no attention to fashion or romance and spends every day playing video games. When the wizard Riri suddenly appears, Anzu is forced to participate in the Magical World’s project to stop population decline. This romantic comedy depicts what happens when Anzu goes from living a life immersed in her three favorite things – video games, chocolate, and cats – to being surrounded by handsome guys. Anzu is steadfast in her claim that she never wanted to live in a dating simulation game. She meets a handsome guy who is so popular it hurts, a clean-cut and athletic childhood friend, and a beautiful rich young guy who is naive about the outside world. By meeting Anzu, they all begin to change gradually. 

Prime Video’s Jungle premieres September 30. The six episode series follows the connected lives of several strangers, each facing their own struggle, viewed through the prism of UK rap and drill music, and gives a perspective on an often-unseen world. Frequently misunderstood, it’s a world where one law governs everything: only the strongest will survive. As the strangers’ worlds begin to unravel around them, they come to the realization that every action, no matter how small, has a consequence. 

E!’s docuseries Raising a F***ing Star premieres September 7. The series follows four families around the country with bigger-than-life parents and their budding stars. With the rise of social media, fame is more accessible than ever, but the competition is steeper. These stage parents will stop at nothing to make their kids the next generation’s biggest name. 

TMZ Investigates: Who Really Killed Michael Jackson premieres on Fox September 6. Exploring the King of Pop’s addictions and his final months, TMZ dives into Dr. Conrad Murray’s conviction for Michael Jackson’s death and the expansive universe of perpetrators who contributed to his substance abuse. Seemingly on top of the world, behind-the-scenes Jackson was slowly unravelling in a downward spiral of addiction and despair. Surrounded by influential enablers and unethical physicians, including the infamous Dr. Arnold Klein, did anyone have Jackson’s best interest at heart? Debuting a never-before-seen interview with Michael Jackson’s ex-wife, Debbie Rowe, who worked for Dr. Klein, TMZ investigates the medical professionals across the globe who enabled his dependencies over the years. Additionally, TMZ secured exclusive interviews with Dr. Murray, who goes on the record about his experience with Jackson, as well as the lead detective on the case, and more. In the end, fans will walk away knowing the real story of Jackson’s death.

ABC News’ three episode series The Murders Before the Marathon premieres on hulu September 5. The series follows Susan Zalkind as she attempts to piece together the truth behind the 2011 murders of Erik Weissman, Brendan Mess and Raphael Teken in Waltham, Massachusetts. The triple homicide is believed by Zalkind to be the first murders committed by the Boston Marathon bomber, Tamerlan Tsarnaev. This series will be the first definitive documentary series to explore the potential connection between the triple homicide and the Boston Marathon bombing and will serve as a deep dive into the evolving nature of terror attacks, the challenges in investigating them, radicalization and the connection between crime and terror in a globalized world.

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

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