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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘1899’ Trailer, ‘Succession’ Teaser, ‘The Cuphead Show!’ Premiere Date, Apple TV+ Price Increase, ‘Craig of the Creek’ Return Date, ‘Call Me Kat’ Pauses Production Following Leslie Jordan’s Death, and More!

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New series 1899 premieres on Netflix November 17. On their journey across the vast and treacherous Atlantic Ocean, the passengers of the Kerberos encounter the biggest mystery of their lives. Full of hope for a better future, passengers aboard a ship to the New World sail into a nightmare when they find a second vessel adrift on the open sea.

Season four of Succession will premiere on HBO in Spring 2023. In the ten-episode season four, the sale of media conglomerate Waystar Royco to tech visionary Lukas Matsson moves ever closer. The prospect of this seismic sale provokes existential angst and familial division among the Roys as they anticipate what their lives will look like once the deal is completed. A power struggle ensues as the family weighs up a future where their cultural and political weight is severely curtailed. 

Part 3 of The Cuphead Show! will premiere on Netflix November 18. Follow the misadventures of the impulsive Cuphead and his easily swayed brother Mugman in this animated series based on the hit video game.

Apple has announced the first price increase for Apple TV+ as well as Apple Music and the Apple One bundle. Apple TV+ will increase to $6.99 a month from $4.99 a month. The yearly plan will rise from $69.99 from $49.99. Apple Music will increase to 10.99 while the Family Plan will increase to $16.99. Apple One will increase to $16.95 a month and the Family Package will increase to $22.95.

New episodes of Cartoon Network’s Craig of the Creek return starting November 7 running all week. Episodes will be available the next day on HBO Max.

Production on the current third season of Fox’s Call Me Kat will pause following the sudden death of star Leslie Jordan. Jordan died in a car accident, having filmed nine episodes of the current season. Fox issued a statement on his passing: “We are shocked and devastated by today’s tragic passing of Leslie Jordan. Leslie was far more than an Emmy Award winning comedic talent with whom we’ve laughed alongside for all these years. He was the kindest person you could ever imagine who simply lit up a room and brought pure joy and huge smiles to millions of people around the world. The truest of Southern Gentlemen, Leslie carried an infectious exuberance, indelible sense of humor and, throughout, gifted us with countless fond memories that will last forever. As we grieve this sad news, we also wish to extend our most profound sympathies to Leslie’s family, friends and fans, whom he held so dear.” Additionally, Warner Bros. Television also issued a statement: “Warner Bros. Television is devastated about the tragic and sudden loss of our dear friend Leslie Jordan. Leslie was an extraordinary person and talent. He brought joy to fans across the globe. Our thoughts are with his family, friends, and fans at this time.”

Wayne Brady will host the 2022 American Music Awards. The ceremony will air live from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. November 20 on ABC. Music’s hottest night of the year will feature showstopping performances and exciting moments highlighting music’s biggest names. 

The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House will premiere on Netflix January 12. The nine episode series is based on the manga MAIKO-SAN CHI NO MAKANAI-SAN by Aiko Koyama (Weekly Shonen Sunday). Set in the Geiko district of Kyoto, the protagonist Kiyo becomes a Makanai (person who cooks meals) at a house where Maiko (apprentice Geikos) live together. The story depicts the everyday life of Kiyo Maiko Sumire, her childhood friend who came with her from Aomori to Kyoto, amid a vibrant world of Geiko and Maiko courtesans and delicious food. 

Jon Cor has been promoted to series regular on The Flash. He previously recurred in season seven and eight of The CW series. The final season, which will consist of 13 episodes, will premiere at midseason. 

Tara Reid will guest star on CBS’s Ghosts. Reid will portray a version of herself as she attends the memorial service for Trevor Lefkowitz. His character made reference to her in the first season. 

A Malcolm in the Middle reboot is possibly in early development. Original star Frankie Muniz revealed that Bryan Cranston is working on a potential script which would revisit the characters.

Elijah Rashad has joined the cast of HBO Max’s Doom Patrol. Rashad will recur in the upcoming fourth season which will premiere December 8. 

The Walt Disney Company, ESPN, and Formula 1 have extend their relationship with a new, multi-year contract. Under the renewal, at least 16 races will air on ABC and ESPN each season, more than in the previous five years since F1 returned to ESPN networks in 2018. Also, all race telecasts on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 will continue the commercial-free presentation used over the past five seasons, a format that has set ESPN’s coverage apart and proved very popular with viewers. The new agreement also includes expanded direct-to-consumer rights, giving ESPN flexibility to roll out additional ways for fans in the U.S. to consume F1 content over the next three years, including on ESPN+, with details to be announced later. 

Netflix’s The Fabulous will premiere November 4. Four best friends chase their dreams alongside fashion’s elite while juggling demanding jobs, romantic dilemmas and wild nights on the town.

Pepsi, Where’s My Jet? premieres on Netflix November 17. The year was 1996, and the cola wars were raging. Pepsi needed something huge to compete with Coke so they rolled out their biggest campaign ever: “Pepsi Stuff” It featured a soon-to-be infamous commercial that claimed for 7,000,000 Pepsi points you could win a Harrier Jet (one of the most advanced military jets of the time). Pepsi execs assumed the astronomical “price” of the military plane was set high enough to indicate it was a joke, but ambitious & cunning college student John Leonard saw it as a challenge. Enlisting the help (and funding) of mountaineering buddy Todd Hoffman, the 21-year old hashed out a plan to score the grandest prize of all. What ensues is an outrageous goose chase for the infamous Harrier Jet and a legal battle with Pepsi that changed advertising forever. 

Lil Rel Howery: I said it. Y’all thinking it. premieres on HBO Max November 12. For his second HBO stand-up special, Lil Rel Howery returns home to Chicago to share candid takes on fame, fatherhood, and therapy.

Season two of Deepa & Anoop premieres on Netflix November 7. Joined by her color-changing pet elephant, Anoop, a joyful little girl named Deepa creates music, merriment and mischief at her family’s Mango Manor hotel.

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

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