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Season four of Doom Patrol premieres on HBO Max December 8. Season Four opens with the team unexpectedly traveling to the future to find an unwelcome surprise. Faced with their imminent demise, the Doom Patrol must decide once and for all which is more important: their own happiness or the fate of the world?

Back in the Groove premieres on hulu December 5 with two episodes. Two new episodes will premiere daily through December 8. Three single women in their 40s, all stuck in the grind of their everyday lives, will check OUT of their comfort zones and check INTO The Groove Hotel, a magical resort on the beautiful island of the Dominican Republic – where the goal is to rediscover their youth, live joyously, and hopefully find love with men HALF. THEIR. AGE. As the saying goes, “you can’t fall in love with someone else until you fall in love with yourself!” At the Groove Hotel, these three women will have the opportunity to do both! Whether they find the perfect fling, friendship, true love, or something in between, this is their chance to take charge and break through the double standards older women face every day. And they’re going to have a lot of fun doing it! The show is hosted by Taye Diggs, who knows a thing or two about getting into the groove. 

Heist drama Kaleidoscope premieres on Netflix January 1. The anthology series stars Giancarlo Esposito, Rufus Sewell, Paz Vega, Tati Gabrielle, Peter Mark Kendall, Rosaline Elbay and Jai Courtney. The series follows a crew of masterful thieves and their attempt to crack a seemingly unbreakable vault for the biggest payday in history. Guarded by the world’s most powerful corporate security team, and with law enforcement on the case, every episode reveals a piece of an elaborate puzzle of corruption, greed, vengeance, scheming, loyalties and betrayals. How did the crew of thieves plan it? Who gets away with it? Who can be trusted? 

Mandy Moore will star in the upcoming season of anthology series Dr. Death. She joins Edgar Ramirez in the second season. Moore will play Benita Alexander, an investigative journalist who falls into a whirlwind romance with celebrated surgeon Paolo Macchiarini, only to realize she’d be uncovering more about him than she would have ever imagined. 

Anime series Lookism will premiere on Netflix December 8. The series was set to premiere November 8, but was pulled following the tragedy that took place in Itaewon, South Korea. In a society that favors good looks, a high school outcast leads a double life switching between his two bodies that are polar opposites in appearance.

Anne Burrell and Darnell Ferguson will transform a cast of social media stars from cooking disasters to kitchen masters in Worst Cooks in America: Viral Sensations. In the end, the two most improved recruits put their culinary skills to the test and serve a three-course restaurant quality meal to a panel of food experts. After a blind taste test, judges Karen Akunowicz, Kalen Allen and Leah Cohen decide who wins $25,000 and bragging rights for their team leader. The new season will premiere January 1 on Food Network with a 90 minute episode. 

Thriller series The Devil’s Hour has been renewed for two more seasons at Prime Video. The new seasons will continue the story of Lucy Chambers, a woman caught up in the hunt for serial killer Gideon in ways she never could imagine. In Series Two, Gideon’s true intentions are finally revealed, as he attempts to involve Lucy in his mission to stop an elusive force of evil. Simultaneously a sequel and a prequel to the first chapter, expect nothing but the unexpected… 

Diane Sawyer will anchor a primetime special to mark the 20th anniversary of the making of the holiday classic movie “Love Actually.” The Laughter & Secrets of Love Actually: 20 Years Later – A Diane Sawyer Special airs November 29 on ABC. The special will feature interviews with the stars of the film, including Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson, Bill Nighy, Laura Linney, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Olivia Olson and more, as well as writer and director Richard Curtis, and a message from Martine McCutcheon. The special will look at how the film became a beloved Christmas tradition and a global sensation, with new insight into behind-the-scenes secrets and iconic scenes.

Restaurant: Impossible returns for a new season December 29 on Food Network. With only two days, Robert Irvine will overhaul the menus, train the service and kitchen staff, and renovate the design to rescue these businesses from impending failure, making the impossible – possible. 

Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area Part 2 premieres on Netflix December 9. Thieves overtake the mint of a unified Korea. With hostages trapped inside, the police must stop them – as well as the shadowy mastermind behind it all.

Who Killed Jenni Rivera? premieres on Peacock December 6. The series is a celebration of the life and an exploration of the mysterious death of award-winning Latin superstar Jenni Rivera. Through intimate footage and interviews delving into the still undetermined causes of the horrific 2012 crash of her plane outside Monterrey, Mexico, it provides an in-depth look at the real story and continuing questions behind the accident and events leading up to it. 

Season four of I Am a Killer premieres on Netflix December 21. Premeditated deeds, tragic accidents or acts of self-defense? Murderers recount the harrowing crimes that landed them in prison with life sentences.

Metallica Presents: The Helping Hands Concert will live stream on Paramount+ December 16. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and taking place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, the third edition of the Helping Hands Concert & Auction will open with a special set from guest Greta Van Fleet followed by a unique performance from Metallica. 

Shahmaran premieres on Netflix January 20. Going to Adana as a lecturer, Şahsu is determined to confront her grandfather, who left her mother behind years ago. On this journey, she finds herself in the middle of an unusual and mysterious community called Mar, descended from Shahmaran. Believing in the legend of Shahmaran, one of the greatest symbols of love and wisdom, the Mar race awaits the completion of the historical prophecy with the arrival of Şahsu. Nothing will be the same again when Şahsu’s path crosses with Maran’s.

The fourth and final season of The Mighty Ones will premiere on Peacock December 9. The series follows the adventures of a group of creatures that live in an unkempt backyard.

TMZ’s Merry Elfin’ Christmas premieres on Fox December 5. Join Post Malone, Henry Winkler, Giada De Laurentiis, Kenya Moore, Smokey Robinson, Kenny G and Camille Vasquez on the all-new special as they give their takes on the biggest stories that kept everyone talking in 2022.

CMT Crossroads Christmas: For King + Country & Friends premieres on CMT December 12. The special features For King + Country, and fellow stars BRELAND, Chrissy Metz, Natalie Grant and Rebecca St. James giving captivating performances of time-honored Christmas classics.

The Great Nickmas Tree Sliming… Hosted by That Girl Lay Lay premieres on Nickelodeon December 15. Hosted by That Girl Lay Lay, Lay Lay accidentally zaps Santa’s sleigh out of the sky. Christmas will be cancelled unless Lay Lay, her celebrity friends and Nick stars help Santa fix the sleigh to deliver presents. The special will feature: celebrity appearances from Drew Barrymore, Keke Palmer, Hayley Kiyoko, Elsa Majimbo and Boss Baby Brody; appearances from Nick stars Isaiah Crews, Gabrielle Nevaeh Green, Young Dylan, the cast of Danger Force (Terrence Little Gardenhigh, Havan Flores, Dana Heath, Luca Luhan), Squishy Dumplings, Lincoln Loud (Bentley Griffin) and Clyde McBride (Jaeden White); and musical performances by That Girl Lay Lay, Tinashe, Pentatonix and Good NEWZ Girls.

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

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