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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Too Hot To Handle’ Teaser, ‘Inside Job’ Trailer, ‘Bad Sisters’ Renewed, ‘The Empress’ Renewed, Edgar Ramirez To Star in ‘Dr. Death’ Season Two, ‘Partner Track’ and ‘The Imperfects’ Canceled, and More!

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Season four of Too Hot To Handle premieres on Netflix December 7. A brand new batch of lust-driven singles are looking for love, with a helping hand from TV host Mario Lopez & fan favourite, Lana. The new set of singles arrives for a retreat at an irresistible new villa, where they’ll have to say no to their natural urges in order to win big.

Inside Job Part 2 premieres on Netflix November 18. Rand, Reagan’s father, is back in control of Cognito Inc., totally messing everything up, and Reagan is ready to kick some m*********ing ass. If only this annoying deal with Ron Stadler, the mind-erasing genius for the Illuminati, would stop getting in the way.

Apple TV+ has renewed Bad Sisters for season two. The tight-knit Garvey sisters have always looked out for each other. When their brother-in-law winds up dead, his life insurers launch an investigation to prove malicious intent – and set their sights on the sisters, all of whom had ample reason to kill him.

Netflix has renewed The Empress for a second season. When rebellious Elisabeth (“Sisi”) meets Franz, Emperor of Austria, the young couple’s extraordinary love completely jumbles the dynasty’s power structure. After the wedding, the young empress not only has to find herself in a world that is strange to her, but also has to assert herself against Sophie, her mother-in-law, who before had been the most powerful woman at court. Furthermore, Franz’s unpredictable brother Maxi, who, as the second born, has always stood in the shadow of his powerful brother, turns Sisi’s emotional world upside down. While enemy troops are forming up at the borders of the Habsburg empire, a new revolution lies in the air in Vienna. Elisabeth has to find out who she can trust and what it costs to become the empress and figure of hope for an entire nation. 

Edgar Ramirez is set to star in season two of Peacock’s Dr. Death. In the anthology series, Ramirez will play Paolo Macchiarini, a visionary surgeon whose innovative organ transplants seduced the global medical community. When his fiancé, Benita, and a few suspicious colleagues launch investigations into his botched surgeries, cracks start to appear in Paolo’s charming persona. 

Netflix has canceled Partner Track and The Imperfects after one season. Partner Track starred Arden Cho as a lawyer trying to make partner at her law firm. The series was based on the book by Helen Wan. Science fiction series The Imperfects starred Italia Ricci. 

Netflix has ordered reggaeton comedy series Neon. The eight episode season focuses on three friends who move from a small town in Florida to Miami with the hopes of making it big in the world of reggaeton. The show chronicles not only their larger than life dreams but the harsh comic realities of attempting to make it in the music industry. It stars stars Tyler Dean Flores, Emma Ferreira, Jordan Mendoza and Courtney Taylor. 

Food Network’s new docuseries Bake It ‘Til You Make It premieres December 26. Narrated by master cake artist Duff Goldman, the series follows seven competitive bakers as they obsessively pursue their dreams of sweet victory in some of the toughest baking competitions in the country. Each baker is at a different stage of their competitive baking experience, some are amateurs and some are professional, but they are all obsessed with competitive baking and have their eye on the prize in hopes of unlocking the next step of their career. 

Brandon Larracuente has been promoted to series regular on ABC’s The Good Doctor. Larracuente has been recurring in the current sixth season of the medical drama. 

Lauren Stamile and Damon Dayoub have been cast in The CW’s upcoming new series Gotham Knights. Both will recur in the series which is set to premiere at midseason. 

Peacock will soon be adding local NBC affiliate streams to the platform for their top paid subscriber tier. It will be made available for all 210 NBC affiliates starting November 30.

Production has begun on HBO’s newest season of True Detective. The new season, titled True Detective: Night Country, stars Jodie Foster, Kali Reis, John Hawkes, Christopher Eccleston, Fiona Shaw, Finn Bennett, Anna Lambe, Aka Niviâna, Isabella Star Lablanc, and Joel D. Montgrand. When the long winter night falls in Ennis, Alaska, the eight men who operate the Tsalal Arctic Research Station vanish without a trace. To solve the case, detectives Liz Danvers and Evangeline Navarro must confront their pasts and the dark truths lying underneath the Arctic ice.

Luxury home designer Michel Smith Boyd will share clever budget hacks to achieve high-end looks for a fraction of the cost in the new HGTV series, Luxe For Less, premiering December 1. Michel and his ingenious team, designer Kai Williamson, maker Anthony Elle and licensed general contractor Laura Green, will share insider tips and creative solutions that maximize clients’ cash. By repurposing furniture, purchasing easily repairable “scratch and dent” appliances and employing savvy shopping techniques, Michel will bring upscale design within reach.

Season two of Inside the Black Box will premiere on Crackle December 1. The ten episode season is hosted by Joe Morton and Tracey Moore. The hosts interact with celebrity guests facilitating discussions about the role race plays in the entertainment industry. Talent featured in the second season includes Debbie Allen, Keith David, Jeffrey Wright, Malik Yoba, Wendell Pierce, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Rob Morgan, and Naturi Naughton. 

As the HBO Max and Discovery+ merger approaches, more discovery content is being added to HBO Max. Property Brothers: Forever Home, and Chopped holiday programs will join the streamer November 9. Season seven and eight of Holiday Baking Championship will begin streaming November 14. 

Prime Video is developing a comedy series titled Overcompensating. The ensemble series is inspired by the life of Benito Skinner. Singer Charli XCX is attached to potentially write music for the series. 

The 2022 MTV EMAs have added Tate McRae as a performer. She joins Ava Max, Bebe Rexha, David Guetta, Gorillaz, Lewis Capaldi, Muse, Stormzy, GAYLE, OneRepublic, Kalush Orchestra, SPINALL, Äyanna and Nasty C who are all set to perform. Armani White will also perform during the red carpet show. David Hasselhoff, Leonie Hanne, and Lauren Spencer Smith will also make appearances. The ceremony airs on MTV November 13. 

Netflix’s new series Far From Home premieres December 16. The series follows Ishaya, a teenage artist who wins a scholarship that launches her from her humble surroundings into the world of Nigeria’s 1%.

VH1’s Family Reunion: Love & Hip Hop Edition returns November 28 on VH1. This season cast members get a fresh perspective of what it means to be “family” and continue the tradition of celebrating Black Excellence during an action-packed, fun and revealing two week-long gathering full of friendship, foe-ship, secrets, flings and forgiveness. The star-studded cast features favorites from Atlanta, New York, Hollywood and Miami, including Alexis Skyy, Amara La Negra, Chrissy Lampkin, Emjay Johnson, Estelita, Gunplay, Jenn Coreano, Jim Jones, Karen “KK” King, Karlie Redd, Khaotic, Lyrica Anderson, Mama Jones, Mariahlynn, Miami Tip, Nikki Baby, Phresher, Safaree, Scrapp Deleon, Shay Johnson, Shekinah Jo, Spice, Sukihana, Teairra Mari, Tokyo Vanity and Trick Daddy. 

The Lying Life of Adults premieres on Netflix January 4. Young Giovanna navigates her passage from childhood into adolescence as she experiences the different sides of Naples during the 1990s.

Season three of Going From Broke premieres on Crackle November 10. The groundbreaking series helps young people overcome massive debt.

Netflix’s new interactive trivia experience is streaming now. The quick-hit trivia experience is divided into three rounds of increasing difficulty for one-player mode and two rounds per person in two-player mode. As a player, you must answer as many questions correctly as you can within a time limit, and achieve the highest score possible. You can either play against yourself or with another trivia buff in a turn-based format. The categories of questions range from science to history to pop culture to pretty much anything else you can imagine! As you unlock higher and higher scores, the Triviamaster will bestow badges upon you like Bird Brain, Preschool Graduate, Lucky Guesser, Shockingly Average, Mere Mortal, PhD Dropout, Super Nerd, Potential Genius, Certified Genius, and the ultimate title of Triviaverse God.

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

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