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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Invincible’ Teaser, ‘South Park’ Premiere Date, Aubrey Plaza hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’, ‘Insecure’ To Air on OWN, ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ Ending, Taylor Kinney Stepping Away From ‘Chicago Fire’, and More!

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Prime Video released the first teaser for the upcoming second season of Invincible. Enjoy a hot meal along with an update featuring Steven Yeun as the voice of Invincible and Seth Rogen as the voice of Allen The Alien. The series will premiere in late 2023. 

Season 26 of South Park will premiere on Comedy Central February 8. The animated series has already been renewed through Season 30 on Comedy Central along with specials set to premiere twice a year on Paramount+. The series follows four boys living in one screwed-up Colorado mountain town. Between local and global tragedies, as well as parental and celebrity interference, Kyle, Stan, Cartman, and Kenny manage to have themselves a time. 

Aubrey Plaza will host Saturday Night Live January 21 on NBC. Musical guest will be Sam Smith. This will be Plaza’s first time hosting and Smith’s third time as musical guest. 

HBO comedy series Insecure joins the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network schedule for a Tuesday night block of back-to-back episodes, starting in order with the season one pilot on February 7. The series explores the Black female experience through best friends Issa (Issa Rae) and Molly (Yvonne Orji), who must deal with their own flaws as they attempt to navigate different worlds and cope with an endless series of uncomfortable everyday experiences. Over the course of season one, Issa attempts to figure out what she wants out of life and how to take control of it, while fumbling her way through this journey. The series also stars Jay Ellis, Natasha Rothwell and Amanda Seales.

NCIS: Los Angeles will be ending with its current fourteenth season. The CBS series will end with 322 episodes and is tied as the fifth longest CBS scripted series. It was the first spinoff of NCIS which will leave the network with only two NCIS series next season. A spinoff set in Sydney, Australia is set to stream on Paramount+. 

Original Chicago Fire star Taylor Kinney will be temporarily exiting the series. He will be leaving for personal reasons and storylines will be adjusted to make up for his disappearance. Season eleven is currently airing on NBC. 

BTS Star j-hope’s highly anticipated documentary special j-hope IN THE BOX premieres February 17 on Disney+. The special follows the international music sensation every step of the way as he works to release his first-ever solo album – Jack In The Box. Over the course of the documentary, viewers will be given a never-before-seen look at the creative challenges faced during the album’s preparation process, as well as front row seats to j-hope’s 2022 Lollapalooza performance and the album’s listening party. 

Major League Wrestling (MLW) premieres February 7 on REELZ. The new weekly primetime series MLW Underground Wrestling is a new era of wrestling for a new generation of fans, featuring an electrifying mix of world class fighters including MLW World Champion Alex Hammerstone, “The Certified G” Real1, Women’s Featherweight Champion Taya Valkyrie, John Hennigan, Jacob Fatu, “The World’s Greatest Wonder” Microman and more. MLW wrestlers have distinct backgrounds with rich cultural connections making their journeys relatable and authentic to viewers. MLW also features some of next generation of some of the most iconic wrestling families in the sport including the Samoan Dynasty, the British Bulldogs and more. New episodes of MLW Underground Wrestling air Tuesdays at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT followed at 11pm ET/ 8pm PT with REELZ premieres of classic episodes of the most memorable and action packed matches in MLW history. 

Warner Bros. Discovery Sports will celebrate 50 years of baseball on TBS with the league’s biggest names and rivalries on Tuesdays all season long. MLB on TBS regular season coverage begins April 4 with Marquee Interleague Showdown as 2022 National League Pennant Winners Philadelphia Phillies visit the New York Yankees. The partnership with MLB dates back to 1973 when games were first televised on WTCG (now TBS). It represents one of the longest-running relationships between a media company and league in the history of televised sports. TBS will televise 26 Tuesday night games throughout the 2023 regular season and will be the exclusive home of the 2023 NLDS and NLCS. 

Season four of Double Cross premieres on ALLBLK February 16. The events of last season have left the Cross siblings in a crisis! Erica (Ashley A. Williams) found out the awful truth about the man she loves, Robin (Judi Johnson) is facing the reality of life behind bars and Eric’s (Jeff Logan) life lies in the balance. It seems all is lost, but the Cross siblings never give up. This season, the pressure is on… Erica must act quickly to keep the siblings intact, as they continue their quest to eradicate child trafficking… but this time starting at the top. However aiming high raises the stakes, making their mission more challenging than ever. And no good deed goes unpunished, as Nurse Brian (Faith Malonte) and Tiffany (Cameo Sherrell) continue with their mindless self-destructing antics and playing with fire…also known as the Cross family. Meanwhile, Detective Ryan (Darrin Dewitt Henson) is laser focused and finally closing in on who was responsible for the human auction… but at what cost?

Death By Fame will premiere on Investigation Discovery January 23. The series revisits some of the most tragic crimes in current pop culture history. A companion podcast of the same name, hosted by criminal defense attorney and legal expert Sara Azari, will venture outside the series to explore different shocking cases that illuminate the dark reality of our cultural obsession with celebrity and the sinister side of fame. Each episode, Azari will be joined by various entertainment reporters, industry insiders and legal experts who will offer firsthand insight into each case. 

Cobra Kai has been renewed for a sixth and final season at Netflix. The series takes place over 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament with the continuation of the inescapable conflict between Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka). The epic conclusion to the decades-long karate saga is coming soon. 

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

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