Spy series The Recruit starring Noah Centineo premieres on Netflix December 16. The series follows Owen Hendricks, a young CIA lawyer whose first week on the job turns upside down when he discovers a threatening letter by former asset Max Meladze, who plans to expose the agency unless they exonerate her of a serious crime. Owen quickly becomes entangled in a dangerous and often absurd world of power politics and mischievous players, as he travels the world in hopes of completing his assignment and making a mark at the CIA.
Your Honor returns for season two on Showtime streaming January 13 and on air January 15. In season two, some will seek salvation in response to the tremendous loss they suffered, while others will seek revenge. Michael Desiato has lost the will to live and any semblance of the upstanding judge he once was before the death of his son, Adam. But his life is thrown yet again into chaos by the arrival of Olivia Delgado, a laser-focused federal prosecutor determined to bring down a major crime organization. Meanwhile, crime boss Jimmy Baxter is looking to go legit, but a war is brewing at home with his formidable wife, Gina, who has other ideas for the family business.
HBO Max’s comedy series Sort Of returns for season two December 1. The eight-episode second season is the season of love. Love includes your friends, family, work, romantic love and, most importantly, one’s self-love. Sabi decides that not only are they ready for some uncomplicated romance but they also want everyone to love each other. Unfortunately, Sabi is faced with situations and relationships that are anything but simple, including their dad’s unexpected return from Dubai, the Kaneko-Bauers’ struggles as Bessy is released from rehab and issues at Bar Bük.
My Dad the Bounty Hunter will premiere on Netflix February 9. The ten episode season follows close-knit siblings Lisa and Sean, who stow away on their dad’s latest work trip, hoping to finally get some quality time together. Little do they know Dad’s been keeping a secret from them – he’s actually the toughest bounty hunter in the galaxy! Launched into the surprise space adventure of a lifetime, Lisa and Sean discover that their seemingly average dad’s job is anything but boring. Dodging dangerous aliens, robots, and laser fights galore, family bonding time becomes much more than they bargained for as they try to help their dad in pursuit of his toughest fugitive yet. With his kids along for the ride, Dad must show up for them when they need it most – and they’d better make it home before Mom finds out!
Dr. Seuss Baking Challenge premieres on Prime Video December 13. Nine teams of classically trained pastry chefs and self-taught cake artists will make the vibrant world of Dr. Seuss a reality. From the Grinch to the Cat in the Hat, these teams of bakers will use their limitless imaginations to craft jaw-dropping creations inspired by beloved Dr. Seuss characters. In each episode, bakers will be given a challenge based on Seuss characters and stories, and their towering creations will be judged based on taste, creativity, accuracy, and storytelling. It is hosted by Tamera Mowry-Housley, with pastry chef Clarice Lam and pastry chef Joshua John Russell as judges. Following the episodes, viewers will be able to bake their own versions of the creations seen on the show. The winning “Best Bite” recipes will be available for free in Amazon’s Dr. Seuss Baking Challenge store. Ingredients will also be available for customers to purchase on Amazon Fresh.
Kids Baking Championship returns for a new season on Food Network December 26. Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman welcome a dozen kid entrepreneurs with burgeoning baking businesses and will not only test the young bakers’ skills in the kitchen, but also their business savvy. Throughout the ten-week competition the young contestants must create the latest dessert trends and most popular sweets in difficult challenges, each with an innovative business twist. From logo cakes to market trend cupcakes, and from viral mashup desserts to power lunch dessert imposters, they must showcase their successful business knowledge and impressive baking talents. Only one incredible young baker will rise to the top to earn the sweet grand prize, including a spot in Food Network Magazine and the title of Kids Baking Champion.
Dance Monsters will premiere on Netflix December 16. In this feel-good competition, amateur dancers disguised as CGI avatars bring their best moves, hoping to wow our panel of judges and win $250,000. Ne-Yo, Lele Pons and Ashley Banjo serve as judges and Ashley Roberts serves as host of the eight episode season.
Chef Kathy Fang innovates Chinese cuisine while honoring traditions of her legendary father Peter Fang in the new docuseries Chef Dynasty: House of Fang. The six episode series premiere December 27 on Food Network. Kathy grew up immersed in food culture at her father’s iconic Chinatown restaurant House of Nanking. As an adult, Kathy’s concept for modernizing menus, risk taking and embracing young influencers doesn’t always go over well with the more traditional Peter, who has been called “the godfather of Chinese cuisine,” and she is constantly trying to convince him that they must innovate in order to expand and achieve what she coins “Chinese cuisine world domination.”
Isabella Gomez has joined the cast of ABC’s The Goldbergs. She will recur in the current tenth season.
Lucía Méndez and Jorge Perugorría have joined the cast of hulu’s limited series La Máquina. They will be series regulars. Joining the series as recurring are Karina Gidi, Raul Briones, and Luis Gnecco. They join Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna in the boxing series.
Season two of Love Is Blind Brazil will premiere on Netflix December 28. Camila Queiroz and Klebber Toledo return as hosts of the reality show, which will be released in three parts with the two finals on January 4 and 11. The rules and dynamics of the experiment are the same. Participants spend ten days talking literally blindly and through booths to get to know each other, create emotional connections and decide who they want to marry. With the match made, they see each other for the first time and, after that, they embark on their honeymoon – this season, in a hotel in the incredible Amazon Forest -, spending time together and also trying to make a physical connection. The couples then move in together for a month to test their love, habits, routine, real-life tribulations and, of course, their mates’ family and friends. Anxiety only increases for the long-awaited wedding day, when participants can say yes… or be left at the altar.
Jimmie Allen, Elle King and Rachel Smith will host New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash, a star-studded entertainment special airing December 31 on CBS. The special will feature nearly 50 high-energy performances by country music’s hottest superstars, including Brooks & Dunn, Kelsea Ballerini, Little Big Town, Zac Brown Band and more.
Laura Jarrett is joining NBC News after six years at CNN. She will cover the Justice Department and the Supreme Court as she did on CNN.
Netflix has ordered a new children’s series based in the Blippi universe focusing on the character Meekah from Blippi. The series starring Kaitlin Becker will premiere December 1.
Apple and Major League Soccer today announced MLS Season Pass will launch February 1, introducing an unprecedented subscription service to fans in over 100 countries and regions that features every live MLS regular-season match, the entire playoffs, and the Leagues Cup,1 all with no blackouts. MLS Season Pass will bring MLS to its biggest worldwide audience ever, in a more simple and streamlined way: All matches will be available on billions of devices through the Apple TV app on Apple devices, smart TVs, streaming devices, set-top boxes, and game consoles, and the web at tv.apple.com. The launch of MLS Season Pass marks the official kickoff of the 10-year partnership between MLS and Apple, a historic first for a major professional sports league.
“Peacock Classic,” a rematch of the Baylor University and Gonzaga University 2021 NCAA National Championship Game, will stream live on Peacock December 2nd from the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Comedy special Trevor Noah: I Wish You Would will premiere on Netflix November 22. True to form, Trevor hilariously shares revelations about learning to speak German, modern communication, and his love for curry. Noah’s third Netflix special was filmed at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, CA.
Supernatural drama series Wicked City premieres on ALLBLK December 1. The six episode series follows a coven of five Black witches who push their supernatural powers to new heights after uncovering dark secrets and accidentally entering the world of the forbidden.
Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles returns for season 14 on Bravo December 8. Returning for the new season are agents Josh Altman, Josh Flagg and Tracy Tutor. Fresh off her promotion, Heather Altman returns part-time as partner and co-CEO of the Altman Brothers.
Season two of My Unorthodox Life will premiere on Netflix December 2. The series takes you on a journey through Julia Haart’s untamed, unpredictable and unorthodox life. After fleeing her ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, Julia Haart inspired millions around the world with her story of liberation, instantly becoming a spearhead for the modern women’s movement. In this season, Julia is forced to navigate yet another avalanche of personal and professional challenges. When she and her husband surprise the world with a blindsiding removal as CEO – followed by filing for a divorce – Julia is left to battle for control of her business empire, which quickly turns contentious. Will she lose everything or gain more than she could ever imagine? Within her family, Julia must find a way to reconnect with her daughter Batsheva, guide her daughter Miriam in her first committed relationship with a woman, and dissuade her son Aron who is determined to drop out of secular school to attend Orthodox yeshiva full-time.
The Howard Stern Interview: Bruce Springsteen will air November 27 on HBO. The interview features over two hours of intimate, in-depth conversation between Howard Stern and Bruce Springsteen, taking a candid look at Springsteen’s musical, professional and personal journey. The interview features several in-studio performances on acoustic guitar and piano, with Springsteen explaining the genesis behind many of his most beloved hits including, “Thunder Road,” “The Rising,” “Born to Run,” and many more. They also discuss Springsteen’s new studio album Only The Strong Survive, a collection of 15 soul music gems recently released by Columbia Records. The interview, which aired live on SiriusXM’s Howard 100, took place at Howard Stern’s SiriusXM Studio in New York on October 31, 2022.
The Great American Baking Show: Celebrity Holiday premieres on The Roku Channel December 2. This holiday season, co-hosts Ellie Kemper and Zach Cherry take audiences into in the iconic tent for a spectacular, celebrity-filled holiday special. Six celebrity bakers fire up a holiday storm, as they whisk, bake, and fake their way to impressing judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith. SNL cast member Chloe Fineman, Oscar-winner Nat Faxon, Emmy-nominee D’Arcy Carden, Social Media star Liza Koshy, Superbowl winner Marshawn Lynch and comedian Joel Kim Booster put on their aprons and turn on their ovens, as they compete for the coveted cake stand and Star Baker crown.
CMA Country Christmas returns December 8 on ABC. Hosted by country music star Carly Pearce, the 13th annual holiday television special features performances by Steven Curtis Chapman, Dan + Shay, Scotty McCreery, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Pearce, Molly Tuttle, and The War And Treaty.