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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘The Sandman’ Renewed, ‘grown-ish’ Premiere Date, ‘Degrassi’ Revival Scrapped, ‘We’re Here’ Premiere Date, ‘The Watchful Eye’ Teaser, ‘George & Tammy’ Premiere Date, and More!

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Netflix has renewed The Sandman for a second season. It will return with even more episodes and stories to be adapted from multiple The Sandman graphic novels. Episode count and story details are being kept under wraps. The first season consisted of ten episodes and a bonus episode. 

The season five midseason premiere of Freeform’s grown-ish will air January 18. After following in his big sister Zoey’s footsteps, Andre Johnson Jr., aka Junior, finishes his first year at Cal U, transitioning from Zoey’s little brother to big man on campus.

HBO Max’s planned Degrassi revival series and Charlotte’s Web series will not be moving forward. The news comes after Warner Bros. Discovery has cut back on many projects in the recent months. 

Season three of We’re Here premieres on HBO November 25. This series follows renowned drag queens Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara, and Shangela as they continue their journey across small-town America, spreading love and connection through the art of drag.

Freeform’s new series The Watchful Eye will premiere January 30 with back to back episodes. The series follows Elena Santos, a young woman with a complicated past, maneuvering her way into working as a live-in nanny for an affluent family in Manhattan. She quickly learns that everyone in the mysterious building has deadly secrets and ulterior motives. What they don’t know, however, is that Elena has some shocking secrets of her own. 

Showtime’s George & Tammy will premiere December 4. The first episode will also be simulcast behind Yellowstone on Paramount Network. The series chronicles the country music power couple, Tammy Wynette and George Jones, whose complicated-but-enduring relationship inspired some of the most iconic music of all time. Remembered as the “First Lady of Country Music,” Wynette’s most successful song “Stand by Your Man” remains one of the most iconic and best-selling country singles by a female artist. George Jones’ song “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” is still widely called the greatest country song of all time. With over 30 number-one country songs between them, including duets “We’re Gonna Hold On,” “Golden Ring” and “Near You,” George and Tammy’s legacy, both musically and romantically, remains one of the greatest love stories ever told. The series was initially set up at Spectrum Originals before they pulled out of scripted content.

Onyx Collective’s Reasonable Doubt will get a special airing on ABC November 10 at 10. In the series which streams on hulu, you’ll judge Jax Stewart for her questionable ethics and wild interpretations of the law … until you’re the one in trouble. Then you’ll see her for what she is: the most brilliant and fearless defense attorney in Los Angeles who bucks the justice system at every chance she gets. 

Season two of Netflix’s My Unorthodox Life premieres 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. 

Jeff Dunham: Me the People will premiere on Comedy Central November 25. Jeff’s eleventh stand up special was filmed at the historic Warner Theatre in Washington. With the help of many of his beloved characters (and even a brand new one!), Dunham tackles how much time we dedicate to our devices, the ridiculous things we spend money on, and cancel culture in comedy. 

A special standalone episode of Netflix’s My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman will premiere later this year. The episode will feature a sit down interview with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in front of a small live audience in Kyiv, Ukraine. 

HGTV’s Home Town returns for an all new season December 4. The series stars home renovation experts Erin and Ben Napier as they bring new life to outdated homes in their small town of Laurel, Mississippi, while navigating their busy family life. 

Peacock has ordered a new drama series based on the thriller The Day of the Jackal. The new series is a bold, contemporary reimagining of the beloved and respected novel and film. While remaining true to the DNA of the original IP, this contemporary drama will delve deeper into the chameleon like ‘anti-hero’ at the heart of the story, in a high octane, cinematic, globetrotting ‘cat and mouse’ thriller, set amidst the turbulent geo-political landscape of our time. 

Prime Video has unveiled additional casting for its upcoming comedy drama series My Lady Jane. Dominic Cooper, Rob Brydon, Will Keen, Anna Chancellor, and Jim Broadbent will all star. Additional cast announced today include Kate O’Flynn, Isabella Brownson, Henry Ashton, Abbie Hern, Joe Klocek, Máiréad Tyers, Brandon Grace, and Michael Workeye. 

The new HBO Max and Discovery+ combined streamer debut has been moved up from Summer 2023 to Spring 2023. Still no word on what the new streamer will be named. 

Bellamy Young and Eric McCormack have been cast in hulu’s The Other Black Girl. The two will be series regulars. 

Theo James has been cast in Netflix’s The Gentlemen. The series is based on the film of the same name. 

Ali Ahn and Maria Dizzia have joined the cast of Disney+’s Marvel series Agatha: Coven of Chaos. They join Kathryn Hahn, Joe Locke and Aubrey Plaza in the WandaVision spinoff series. 

CNBC has canceled The News With Shepard Smith. The final episode will air in November. A new series and host will fill the time slot in 2023. 

ABC is developing a comedy series from Lauren Ashley Smith titled Moore & More. The single camera comedy series would follow a family that is very close. 

Disney+ is developing A Crown of Wishes based on the Star-Touched Queen book series. Avantika will star in the potential series. 

Lt. Joe Kenda recounts the deadliest killer of his career with the premiere of Homicide Hunter: Devil in the Mountains November 27 on ID. After a man is found stabbed and burned alive in his Colorado Springs apartment, Lt. Joe Kenda and his team find themselves at a standstill. But when a string of unexplained murders begins to plague the community, Kenda uncovers a similarity between the crime scenes that launches a 100-mile-wide manhunt. 

Presenters for The 56th Annual CMA Awards have been announced. Mookie Betts, BRELAND, Jessica Chastain, Jordan Davis, Sarah Drew, Cole Hauser, Tyler Hubbard, Wynonna Judd, Lady A, Rex Linn, Little Big Town, Parker McCollum, Reba McEntire, Ben and Erin Napier, Jeannie Seely, Michael Shannon, and Lainey Wilson will all present live on ABC November 9. Additionally, ABC News goes behind the scenes with the top country music artists touring around the world in the lead Up to the ceremony with On the Road to the CMA Awards November 7. 

The 2023 CMT Music Awards will air live from Moody Center in Austin, Texas, April 2 on CBS. Country superstar Kelsea Ballerini will return as CMT Music Awards co-host for the third consecutive year with her fellow co-host to be announced later. Carrie Underwood will also perform at the ceremony. 

Uvalde: 365 Presents – The Struggle to Understand will premiere on ABC News Live and hulu November 4. John Quiñones and María Elena Salinas report on how the people of Uvalde are navigating their lives nearly six months after the mass shooting at Robb Elementary. During the special, Quiñones joins local families for the custom of Día de Los Muertos and chronicles how therapy, faith and tradition are helping them cope with grief. Salinas explores the identity of Uvalde, what the city was known for before the May 24 massacre, how views on guns have changed for some but not for all considering Election Day looming, and how the library is a beacon for community members during their darkest moments. 

Season two of Random Acts of Flyness premieres on HBO this December. The series explores evergreen cultural idioms such as patriarchy, white supremacy and sensuality from a new, thought-provoking perspective. A fluid, stream-of-consciousness response to the contemporary American mediascape, each episode features a handful of interconnected vignettes, showcasing an ensemble cast of emerging and established talent.

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert will unveil People’s “Sexiest Man Alive” November 7. Since its inception in 1985, the reveal of PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive has remained an iconic cultural moment as well as the hottest conversation starter, not only across the United States, but also around the world. The announcement sparks an instant international conversation every year, and everyone has an opinion – who is the Sexiest Man Alive? Who will take the reins from Paul Rudd?

Season two of Game Theory with Bomani Jones will premiere on HBO January 20. The late night series sees Jones share his satirical takes on the intersection of sports and culture through topical monologues, sketches and deep dives. 

Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 4 will premiere on Prime Video November 9. A seductive fashion fever dream, this year’s show blends Emmy award-winning choreography, style, and music with the hypnotic essence of nocturnal nature. The trailblazing event features performances by global musical artists Anitta, Burna Boy, Don Toliver, and Maxwell, and special appearances from Ángela Aguilar, Avani Gregg, Bella Poarch, Cara Delevingne, Damson Idris, Irina Shayk, Joan Smalls, Kornbread, Lara Stone, Lilly Singh, Marsai Martin, Precious Lee, Rickey Thompson, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Simu Liu, Taraji P. Henson, Taylour Paige, Winston Duke, Zach Miko, and many more, all wearing the newest Savage X Fenty looks – which will be available to shop in the Amazon Fashion Store and at Savage X Fenty on November 9. 

Season four of Dragons: The Nine Realms will premiere on Peacock November 17. Join the dragon riders in the Ice Realm as they discover a world filled with new dragons and unexpected dangers! 

Chapter two of The Creature Cases premieres on Netflix November 30. Everyone’s decking the halls to get in the holiday spirit. But Sam and Kit are blasted back in time to the Ice Age and meet some wooly new pals! 

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

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