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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Night Court’ Renewed, ‘So Help Me Todd’ Renewed, ‘Star Wars: Visions’ Premiere Date, ‘Hit-Monkey’ Renewed, ‘The Traitors’ Renewed, ‘Outer Banks’ Trailer, ‘Sex/Life’ Premiere Date, and More!

NIGHT COURT -- Season 1 -- Pictured: (l-r) Lacretta as Gurgs, John Larroquette as Dan Fielding, Melissa Rauch as Abby Stone, India de Beaufort as Olivia, Kapil Talwalkar as Neil -- (Photo by: Robert Trachtenberg/NBC/Warner Bros. Television)

NBC has renewed Night Court for a second season. The revival series follows unapologetic optimist judge Abby Stone, the daughter of the late Harry Stone, who follows in her father’s footsteps as she presides over the night shift of a Manhattan arraignment court and tries to bring order to its crew of oddballs and cynics, most notably former night court prosecutor Dan Fielding. 

CBS has renewed So Help Me Todd for a second season. The series stars Marcia Gay Harden and Skylar Astin star as razor-sharp, meticulous attorney Margaret Wright and Todd, her talented but aimless son whom she hires as her law firm’s in-house investigator. As the black sheep of the Wright family, Todd is a laidback, quick-thinking, former private detective who fell on hard times after his flexible interpretation of the law got his license revoked. Margaret’s penchant for excellence and strict adherence to the law is at complete odds with Todd’s scrappy methods of finding his way through sticky situations. When Todd inadvertently teams with his mother on a case, she’s surprised to find herself duly impressed by – and proud of – his crafty ability to sleuth out information with his charm and his wide-ranging tech savvy. At last, Margaret sees a way to put her son on a “suitable” path to living an adult, financially solvent life she approves of, and she asks him to join her firm. Todd agrees, since it means getting his license back and once again doing the job he excels at and loves. Mother and son working together is a big first step toward mending their fragile, dysfunctional relationship, and they may even come away with a better understanding of each other. But whether Todd and Margaret will be able to accept each other for who they are is another case entirely.

Season two of Star Wars: Visions will premiere on Disney+ May 4. The newest volume will continue to push the boundaries of Star Wars storytelling, with nine new shorts from 9 studios from around the globe. Employing the most captivating animation styles from a variety of countries and cultures, the second volume offers a dynamic new perspective on the storied mythos of Star Wars. The animation studios involved in these new episodes are El Guiri, Cartoon Saloon, Punkrobot, Aardman, Studio Mir, Studio La Cachette, 88 Pictures, D’art Shtajio, and Triggerfish. 

Hulu has renewed Hit-Monkey for a second season. The show follows a Japanese snow monkey, aided by the ghost of an American assassin, who goes on a revenge quest and becomes the famous “killer of killers.” Season one premiered in 2021 and was to be a part of three other animated series at hulu. Only one other was produced, M.O.D.O.K., which was canceled after one season. 

Peacock has renewed The Traitors for a second season. Andy Cohen will host the season one reunion, set to premiere February 28. The hit show brings together the witty humor of returning host Alan Cumming with the deceit and treachery of a celeb-fueled competition set in the Scottish Highlands. The unscripted competition series is a nail-biting psychological adventure in which treachery and deceit are the name of the game. Twenty contestants (including reality A-listers) come together to complete a series of challenges with the objective of earning a cash prize. The catch? Three of the contestants coined “the traitors” will devise a plan to steal the prize from the other contestants coined “the faithful.” 

Season three of Outer Banks premieres on Netflix February 23. After losing the gold and fleeing the Outer Banks, the new season finds the Pogues washed ashore on a desert island that, for a brief moment, seems like an idyllic home. Officially deemed “Poguelandia,” the island’s newest residents spend their days fishing, swimming, and reveling in the carefree lifestyle of their temporary dwelling. But things quickly go south for John B, Sarah, Kiara, Pope, JJ, and Cleo when they find themselves once again caught up in a race for the treasure, quite literally running for their lives. They’re broke and far from home, they can’t trust anyone, Ward and Rafe are hungry for revenge, and there’s a ruthless Caribbean Don who will stop at nothing to find the bounty. Was the treasure ever within their reach? Or was it all a trap to stop them once and for all? Either way, it’s the Pogues against the world – and the only way out is together. 

Season two of Sex/Life will premiere on Netflix March 2. The series tells the story of a love triangle between a woman, her husband, and her past that takes a provocative new look at female identity and desire. Billie navigates new challenges – and fresh desires – as she lusts after the life she wants. But will she be able to have it all? 

Perfect Match premieres on Netflix February 14. A second batch of episodes will premiere February 21 followed by the final batch February 28. The series brings together the most famously single stars of Netflix’s unscripted series, Love Is Blind, The Ultimatum, Too Hot To Handle, The Mole, Selling Tampa, The Circle, Twentysomethings: Austin, and Sexy Beasts, to a tropical paradise in an attempt to find love. As they compete to form relationships, the most compatible couples will play matchmaker, breaking up other couples and sending them on dates with brand-new singles they’ll invite to the villa. Will they create better matches, or will they create chaos? In this over-the-top journey of strategy and dating hosted by Nick Lachey, only one couple will be crowned the Perfect Match. 

ABC’s Alaska Daily will now return a week later than originally scheduled. The remainder of the season will run uninterrupted starting March 2. 

Peacock has ordered the limited series Apples Never Fall starring Annette Bening. The series is based on the novel by Liane Moriarty and centers on the Delaneys, who from the outside appear to be an enviably contented family. Former tennis coaches Joy and Stan are parents to four adult children. After decades of marriage, they have finally sold their famed tennis academy and are ready to start what should be the golden years of their lives. But after Joy disappears, her children are forced to re-examine their parents’ marriage and their family history with fresh eyes. 

Tom Hardy and Zazie Beetz will star in Apple TV+’s upcoming series Lazarus. The series is based on the Joona Linna book series by Lars Kepler. 

HGTV has renewed Down Home Fab for a second season. The series follows Chelsea and Cole DeBoer of Teen Mom 2 fame, as they start a renovation business in their hometown of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. 

That’s My Jam returns for season two. Jimmy Fallon is back with fan favorites, new games and unforgettable performances with the best band on television. The season is jam-packed with 40 celebrity guests, expanding to 10 all-new episodes, plus a one-hour special of the series’ greatest hits. Celebrity all-star teams will go head-to-head to battle it out in music, dance, and trivia-based games, as well as musical performances, all while playing for a charity of their choice. 

CBS Has renewed Lingo for a second season. Production on the new episodes will begin in the UK in April. RuPaul will return as host. 

Harvey Guillén, Chelsea Rendon and Jessica Marie Garcia have joined the cast of NBC’s Lopez vs. Lopez. The three will play cousins of Mayan in the comedy series. 

Sachin Bhatt has joined the cast of ABC’s upcoming new series The Company You Keep. Bhatt will recur in the drama series as an FBI agent. 

BET has renewed Kingdom Business for a second season. The series explores the gospel music industry through the multiple lenses of family, faith, love and the redemptive power of music in a way we have never seen before. The series stars Yolanda Adams and Serayah. 

The Family Stallone will premiere on Paramount+ this spring. The eight episode series stars Sylvester “Sly” Stallone, wife Jennifer Flavin Stallone and daughters Sophia, Sistine and Scarlet. After playing some of the most legendary characters in cinematic history, three-time Academy Award nominee Sylvester Stallone is ready to give cameras access to what he would consider the greatest role of his lifetime: dad. This new series starring Stallone’s three daughters, wife and himself offers a seat at the table of one of Hollywood’s most famous families. 

Comedy special Josh Johnson: Up Here Killing Myself will premiere on Peacock February 17. In this comedic exploration of Black mental health and self-discovery, Josh shares with his therapist, and the audience, his thoughts on growing up without money, grieving, and first-time experiences. There is no subject too big, small, or intimate for Josh to parse through in his first Peacock comedy special. 

A Spy Among Friends premieres on MGM+ March 12. Based on the New York Times best-selling book written by Ben Macintyre, the six-episode series dramatizes the true story of Nicholas Elliott and Kim Philby, two British spies and lifelong friends. Philby was the most notorious British defector and Soviet double agent in history. This is a story of intimate duplicity, loyalty, trust, and treachery. Philby’s deeply personal betrayal, uncovered at the height of the Cold War, resulted in the gutting of British and American Intelligence. 

Nickelodeon’s new animated preschool series Bossy Bear will premiere March 6. The 30 episode series is based on the popular book series by Horvath. It follows Bossy Bear, an overly-enthusiastic extrovert, and Turtle, a thoughtful introvert–unlikely besties who make the perfect team for navigating silly childhood adventures in their Koreatown-inspired city of Pleasantburg. 

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

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