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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Bel-Air’ Teaser, Amazon Freevee Revives ‘Neighbours’, ‘Sonic Prime’ Trailer, ‘Silk: Spider Society’ Ordered, ‘Act Your Age’ Announced, ‘Monster High’ Renewed, and More!

BEL-AIR -- "A Fresh Start" Episode 201 -- Pictured: (l-r) Jabari Banks as Will, Olly Sholotan as Carlton -- (Photo by: Casey Durkin/PEACOCK)

Season two of Bel-Air premieres on Peacock February 23. Season two of Bel-Air picks up with Will at a crossroads in his life as a new figure comes into his life who challenges what he’s learned in Bel-Air and competes for control of his influence. He juggles this while navigating his home life with the Banks family and trying to rebuild the trust that was broken at the end of last season. We’ll see Will and Carlton’s brotherhood start to evolve as they grow closer, but still challenge each other about their differences. We’ll also see Hilary evolve as she becomes more of a boss in her influencer world and how that spills over into her relationship with Jazz, and also highlight the relatable struggles around Viv and Phil balancing marriage and family while trying to forge their own career paths and reconnect to the things that are important to them.

Amazon Freevee is bringing back the iconic Australian series Neighbours. The continuation of the long-running daily drama series – about the lives, loves, and challenges of the residents on Ramsay Street in Erinsborough, Australia, a fictional suburb of Melbourne – follows the finale earlier this year, which was watched by millions of adoring fans. Stefan Dennis, Alan Fletcher, Ryan Moloney, and Jackie Woodburne will return to reprise their leading roles. 

Sonic Prime premieres on Netflix December 15. The adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog go into overdrive when a run-in with Dr. Eggman results in a literal universe-shattering event. Sonic races through the Shatter-verse, discovering strange worlds and enlisting new friends in the epic adventure of a lifetime!

MGM+ and Prime Video have ordered a suite of live action series based on Marvel characters, which includes over 900 characters from Sony Pictures Television. The first series to be produced under the multi-series agreement is Silk: Spider Society with Angela Kang as showrunner. The series follows Cindy Moon, a Korean-American woman bitten by the same spider that bit Peter Parker, as she escapes imprisonment and searches for her missing family on her way to becoming the superhero known as Silk. 

Comedy series Act Your Age starring Kym Whitley and Tisha Campbell, with special guest star Yvette Nicole Brown will premiere on Bounce Spring 2023. The sixteen episode, multiple-camera, half-hour comedy tells the story of three vibrant, successful Washington D.C./Northern Virginia-area women in their 50’s who are each at a personal crossroads and who decide the best way forward in life is together. 

Nickelodeon has renewed animated series Monster High for a second season of twenty episodes. The series follows iconic teenage monsters Clawdeen Wolf, Draculaura, Frankie Stein and Deuce Gorgon as they discover who they are, embrace their differences, and learn to be fierce and fearless at the one place they all belong: Monster High. In its new season, Monster High will dive even deeper into character backgrounds and continue expanding on the theme of friendship.  

Onyx Collective has ordered a comedy series titled How to Die Alone from Natasha Rothwell. The eight episode half hour series will stream on hulu. It follows Melissa, a fat, Black neurotic who’s never been in love. After a comical brush with death, she refuses to settle for anything less than the life she wants, catapulting her on a journey to becoming “100% that bitch” in real life by any means necessary. 

Hallmark Channel’s new series The Way Home premieres January 15. The series is a family drama following the lives of three generations of women – Kat Landry, her 15-year-old daughter Alice and Kat’s mother Del, who are all strong, willful and independent. More than 20 years prior, lifechanging events prompted Kat to move away from her small, Canadian farm town of Port Haven and she remains estranged from Del to this day. Alice has never met her grandmother and is unaware of the reasons for their fractured family. With Kat’s marriage coming to an end and having just been laid off from her job, she decides to return home after receiving an unexpected letter from Del urging her to come back. Although Alice is none-too-thrilled, Kat and her daughter arrive at her family’s farm, though the reunion isn’t what Kat had envisioned. As the three generations of women slowly work on finding their footing as a family, they embark on an enlightening – and surprising – journey none of them could have imagined as they learn how to find their way back to each other. 

Welcome to Flatch has been announced to air immediately following the NFL doubleheader on November 27 on Fox. Animated series Krapopolis was originally set to air, but will now debut at a later date. Krapopolis has already been renewed for a second season. 

Te Ao o Hinepehinga, Kaina Makua, Moses Goods, Siua Ikale’o, Brandon Finn, James Udom, Mainei Minimaka, and Te Kohe Tuhaka have joined the cast of Apple TV+’s Chief of War. They join Jason Momoa as series regulars in the series chronicling the unification of Hawaii. 

Vicki Lawrence will appear as a guest star in an upcoming episode of Fox’s Call Me Kat. She will appear as Phil’s mother while he is on vacation. Leslie Jordan, who played Phil, died last month. Lawrence starred in The Cool Kids with Jordan previously. 

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2023 has expanded to Disneyland and will return once again to Times Square and beyond, headlined by 18-time host Ryan Seacrest December 31 on ABC. Actress and producer Liza Koshy will return as co-host in Times Square alongside Seacrest. Country artist Jessie James Decker will also join the duo in Times Square as the Powerball co-host for her fourth consecutive year. Ciara will oversee the festivities at Disneyland. D-Nice will return as this year’s LA co-host. Billy Porter will be back in New Orleans as co-host to head up the Central Standard Time zone countdown. 

A new stand-up comedy special featuring Marc Maron is set to debut in 2023 on HBO. The special, which will feature all-new material, will be taped in front of a live audience at New York City’s Town Hall on December 8. 

Bosé will premiere on Paramount+ December 1. The six episode series is based on the life of Spanish singer-songwriter Miguel Bosé. The series breaks down the walls, revealing the singer-songwriter’s strengths and weaknesses and giving audiences an intimate look at his life. Each episode focuses on a different Miguel Bosé song and journeys to pivotal moments in the artist’s life. The series’ present-day timeline takes place during the promotion of his multi-platinum album Papito, a special moment for Miguel when he decides to make a long-delayed dream come true: to be a father. 

NBC will air an hour long special Countdown to Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on November  23. Viewers will enjoy a behind-the-scenes peek at the incredible stories of the floats, balloons and bands prior to their journey through the streets of New York hosted by Amber Ruffin. Making appearances are Paula Abdul, Lauren Alaina, Jon Batiste, Darren Criss, Jordan Davis, Jimmy Fallon, Andy Grammer, Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Al Roker, Gene Simmons, Jordin Sparks and Rob Thomas. 

Geoff Bennett and Amna Nawaz will serve as weekend hosts of NewsHour starting in 2023. They will replace Judy Woodruff when she departs the PBS series at the end of the year. 

The 45th Annual Kennedy Center Honors will air on CBS December 28. The Honorees include acclaimed actor and filmmaker George Clooney; contemporary Christian pop singer-songwriter Amy Grant; the legendary singer of soul, gospel, R&B and pop Gladys Knight; Cuban-born American composer, conductor and educator Tania León; and iconic Irish rock band U2, comprised of band members Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. 

President Barack Obama returns to The Daily Show with Trevor Noah November 17 on Comedy Central. They will discuss the Obama Foundation Democracy Forum and critical issues facing America and the world today.

Nickelodeon’s Nick News will speak with the first Gen Z member of Congress, Maxwell Frost, and highlight nature preservation in an episode set to air November 23. It will focus on Gen Z in the 2022 Midterm Election and offer an exclusive look into the organization fighting to protect the coral reefs in the Bahamas and delve into the country’s oldest national park. 

Disney is developing a spinoff of their hit animated series Sofia the First set at a school for princesses and princes. The news comes as creator Craig Gerber extends his overall development deal with Disney. 

Hush premieres on ALLBLK December 1. The eight episode series follows the story of a top marriage and sex therapist, TV personality, and best-selling author, who finds herself entangled in a web of lies, sex, and murder that could cost her everything. 

Docuseries Boys In Blue premieres January 6 on Showtime. The four episode series spotlights North Community High School and its football team in North Minneapolis during the 2021 season as the players come of age in the aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd. 

CMT Crossroads: Robert Plant & Alison Krauss will premiere with a special ninety minute presentation on CMT November 29. Revered for their solo careers as well as for their lauded collaborations, Plant and Krauss first teamed for an episode of CMT Crossroads in 2008 following the release of their six-time GRAMMY award-winning album Raising Sand. Fourteen years later, amidst a worldwide tour, they return to the CMT stage on the heels of three 2023 GRAMMY Award nominations for their latest project, Raise The Roof, including Best Americana Album, Best American Roots Song (“High And Lonesome,” written by Robert Plant & T Bone Burnett) and Best Country Duo/Group Performance (“Going Where The Lonely Go”). 

Season two of Puppy Place premieres on Apple TV+ December 9. Each of the eight episodes in season two continues to tell the story of a puppy who finds their way to the Peterson family. Charles and Lizzie, whose different approaches complement, inspire and occasionally confound one another, do whatever it takes to find a happy, loving home for each and every dog. Discovering what makes each puppy special offers a unique perspective that helps the pair overcome their own individual hurdles. 

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

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