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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘1923’ Teaser Trailer, ‘Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock Night of the Lights Holiday Special’ Trailer, ‘Andor’ Gets Special Airing on ABC, FX, Freeform and Hulu, ‘Christina on the Coast’ Premiere Date, OWN Spotlights Quinta Brunson, and More!

Harrison Ford as Jacob Dutton and Helen MIrren as Cara Dutton in 1923 streaming on Paramount+ 2022. Photo Credit: James Minchin III/Paramount+

Paramount+’s 1923 premieres December 18. The next installment of the Dutton family origin story will introduce a new generation of Duttons, led by patriarch Jacob (Harrison Ford) and matriarch Cara (Helen Mirren). The series will explore the early 20th century when pandemics, historic drought, the end of Prohibition and the Great Depression all plague the mountain west, and the Duttons who call it home.

Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock Night of the Lights Holiday Special will premiere on Apple TV+ November 18. It’s the Night of the Lights, the most Fraggily holiday of the year, and the Rock is filled with songs and cheer. When Jamdolin encourages Wembley to make a special wish, the Fraggles head out on an adventure to find the brightest light and, maybe, the true meaning of the holiday. 

ABC, FX, Freeform and Hulu will present the first two episodes of Disney+’s original Star Wars series Andor for the Thanksgiving holiday. Episodes “Kassa” and “That Would Be Me” will air on ABC November 23, FX November 24, and Freeform November 25. The two episodes will be available on hulu November 23 through December 7. 

Christina on the Coast returns for a new season on HGTV December 8. Christina’s personal and professional journey continue to unfold in Southern California. In the eight episode season, she and her team, including fellow designer and project manager James Bender, will delight more clients with stunning home renovations in her signature style. While work is booming, the busy mom, author and entrepreneur also will spend quality time with her children and husband Josh Hall. She’ll take them on fun SoCal outings like goat yoga, consider a house purchase that will move them closer to family and friends, and collaborate with daughter Taylor on her bedroom refresh. 

Oprah and Quinta Brunson Abbott Elementary will premiere on OWN November 26. In this OWN Spotlight, Oprah speaks with writer, executive producer, actress and comedian Quinta Brunson to discuss her megahit comedy series, Abbott Elementary. Brunson shares reflections about her childhood, her greatest mentors and the pivotal moments of her career. She also discusses the inspiration behind Abbott Elementary and why the world was ready for this Emmy Award-winning show.

TLC announced premiere dates for their series. 1000LB Best Friends premieres on January 4. 1000LB Sisters premieres January 17. Darcey & Stacey premieres January 23. Extreme Sisters premieres January 23. I Am Jazz premieres January 24. My 600LB Life premieres February 1. Say Yes to the Dress premieres February 4. Return to Amish premieres March 14. 

Apple TV+ has ordered a comedy series starring Seth Rogen straight to order. The series had multiple bids from other networks before landing at Apple TV+. 

Comedy special Tom Papa: What A Day! will premiere on Netflix December 13. The special was filmed at the Wilbur Theater in Boston. 

Robin Weigert and Lior Ashkenazi have joined the cast of hulu’s limited series We Were The Lucky Ones. They join Joey King as series regulars. 

Svetlana Efremova has joined the cast of Apple TV+’s For All Mankind. She will be a series regular in the upcoming fourth season. 

Anitta, Ari Lennox, Bebe Rexha, Charlie Puth, David Guetta, Dove Cameron, GloRilla, Lil Baby, and Stevie Wonder will perform at the 2022 American Music Awards. The awards show will also pay homage to Olivia Newton-John with a performance from P!NK. The ceremony airs November 20 on ABC. 

Sports Talk, a new, original sports-talk programming block, will air live Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. on Prime Video. The new programming block will feature seven shows, spanning 12 hours of live, daily sports-talk programming including Bonjour Sports Talk, The Cari Champion Show, Game Breakers, From the Desk of Master T, The Power Hour, The Greatest Hour of All Time, and The Backup Plan.  

Hulu will add 14 new channels to its Hulu + Live TV. Additions include Hallmark Channel, the Weather Channel, and more. 

CNBC’s Money Court with Kevin O’Leary and Bethenny Frankel premieres November 30. In each of the seven all-new one-hour episodes, Kevin and Bethenny, the ultimate team of business experts, weigh in on and resolve a wide range of high-stakes financial disputes commonly faced by many small and expanding business and chart a path forward. 

Elton John Live: Farewell from Dodger Stadium will be live streamed on Disney+ November 20. Dua Lipa, Kiki Dee and Brandi Carlile will join musical icon Elton John on stage during his final North American performance at Dodger Stadium, paying tribute to him and his legendary career.

Season two of Little America premieres December 9 on Apple TV+. The eight episode season aims to share and celebrate the funny, romantic, heartfelt, inspiring and surprising stories of immigrants from all over the world living in America. Inspired by real stories of immigrants from around the world who are pursuing their American dream, the highly anticipated second season of “Little America” will feature performances from Phylicia Rashad, Alan S. Kim, Ki Hong Lee and more.

Season three of Sky Rojo premieres on Netflix January 13. Coral, Gina and Wendy have made a new life – and found love – in Almería. But with Romeo bent on revenge, their peace and quiet won’t last long.

Docuseries Shaq premieres on HBO November 23. On the court he was huge. Off the court he is larger than life. The four episode series covers the life, career, and legacy of Shaquille O’Neal. 

ABC News’ true crime docuseries Where Is Private Dulaney? premieres on hulu November 16. In 1979, when Private Leroy Dulaney vanished from his post at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, his mother, Carol Dulaney, took matters into her own hands and undertook an investigation to find out what really happened to Leroy. The three-episode series documents Carol’s quest for the truth, which led her to uncover a world of drugs, rumored satanic cults and a possible serial killer. The docu-series features first-hand accounts from Carol, her sons, Leroy’s wife Brenda, and an interview from prison with Leroy’s convicted killer. 

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

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