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Paramount+ has ordered a revival of the comedy series Frasier. Kelsey Grammer will reprise the role he played for eleven seasons on NBC. More details will be announced later. 

HBO Max has ordered How to Be a Bookie from Chuck Lorre. A veteran bookie struggles to survive the impending legalization of sports gambling, increasingly unstable clients, family, co-workers, and a lifestyle that bounces him around every corner of Los Angeles, high and low. 

Season two of Acapulco returns on Apple TV+ October 21. The series tells the story of 20-something Máximo Gallardo, whose dream comes true when he scores the job of a lifetime as a cabana boy at the hottest resort in Acapulco, Las Colinas. In 1985, Máximo must contend with upheaval at the resort, unexpected problems at home and a new love interest who just might rival the girl of his dreams. Under Don Pablo’s guidance, he sets his eyes on one day running the entire Las Colinas operation by becoming Diane’s right-hand man. Meanwhile, in present day, Older Máximo returns to Acapulco to make peace with the recent passing of Don Pablo, and he is forced to confront some unfinished business young Máximo left behind. The ten episode series will air through December 16. 

Unsolved Mysteries Volume 3 will premiere on Netflix October 18. The iconic and gripping series returns with a three-week event featuring more unexplained deaths, baffling disappearances, and bizarre paranormal activity. 

Season two of The Problem with Jon Stewart will premiere on Apple TV+ October 7. Jon Stewart takes a deep dive into some of the most important issues of our time. Using comedy and common sense, the series features tough, topical and culture-moving conversations from the perspectives of stakeholders, experts, and individuals confronting these issues. 

Waffles + Mochi’s Restaurant will premiere on Netflix October 17. Join the puppet pals as they take their cooking skills on new adventures and are joined by famous chefs, friends and neighbors, including former first lady Michelle Obama. 

Bling Empire: New York is coming to Netflix. Meet a fresh group of wealthy, sophisticated and hilarious Asian-Americans from New York City, where the quality of real estate is measured by address, not acreage. Conversations are direct, not coded. And competition – for love, for money, and for power – is fierce. Billionaires, CEOs, and fashion icons – it’s a city where you can be anything you want to be. Season three of Bling Empire will premiere on Netflix October 5. 

Rehab Addict Lake House Rescue premieres on HGTV November 3. Nicole Curtis, the popular home renovation star of Rehab Addict and Rehab Addict Rescue, will return to her Lake Orion, Michigan, hometown to finish the massive renovation of a historic waterfront cottage. During the three episode series, Nicole will revisit the charming 1904 property that she loved at first sight and saved from impending demolition. Now seven years later, she will complete the project – the most difficult, expensive and complicated of her career – to create a stunning lakeside retreat for her family. 

Emma Caulfield will reprise her role of Dottie on Agatha: Coven of Chaos. Dottie first appeared with Agatha on Disney+’s WandaVision. She made the announcement in an interview with Vanity Fair where she also revealed that she has multiple sclerosis. 

Rhea Perlman, Chelsea Frei, and Rowan Blanchard have joined the cast of Peacock’s Poker Face. The series from Rian Johnson stars Natasha Lyonne. They join a vast cast of actors who will appear in the series, of which little is known about the plot. 

Emily Watson and Shirley Henderson have joined the cast of HBO Max’s Dune series. The series is an adaptation of Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson’s book that explores this universe through the eyes of a mysterious order of women, the Bene Gesserit, whose extraordinary mastery of body and mind allow them to expertly weave through the feudal politics and intrigue of The Imperium. Dune: The Sisterhood will act as a prequel to the films. 

Real Life Nightmare returns for season four November 13 on HLN. New host Paul Holes presents heart-wrenching personal mysteries and unexplained deaths that continue to baffle investigators and horrify those left behind. Cases covered this season include the disappearance of flight MH370, the unsolved murder of Catholic priest Father Alfred Kunz, the mysterious kidnapping of Lindsey Baum, and more. 

Netflix’s Under the Queen’s Umbrella will premiere October 15. A spirited queen tries to rein in her rowdy sons in order to make one of them the next king of Joseon, while her competitors vie to snatch the throne.

Somebody will premiere on Netflix November 18. A developer builds a dating app, hoping for connection. Soon, she gets caught in the web of a serial killer who uses the platform to lure victims.

Martha Gardens will premiere on The Roku Channel October 14. Welcome to Martha’s Bedford Farm, the embodiment of the perfect farming and gardening life so many dream about! But just what does it take to keep up with more than 150 acres of gardens, pastures, greenhouses, orchards, animals, and more? In Martha Gardens, Martha will teach America how to garden like she does. Experience a year in the life of her farm told through monthly episodes – plus the tips, tricks, and tools every gardener – novice or expert – needs to be successful and have fun. 

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

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