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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘The Peripheral’ Renewed, ‘Spartacus’ Series In Development, New ‘Case Closed’ English Dubbed Episodes, ‘Spider-Man Noir’ Series In Development, ‘School Spirits’ Trailer, ‘Outlast’ Premiere Date, and More!

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Prime Video has renewed The Peripheral for a second season. The series stars Chloë Grace Moretz and is based on the best-selling novel of the same name by William Gibson. The series centers on Flynne Fisher, a woman trying to hold together the pieces of her broken family in a forgotten corner of tomorrow’s America. Flynne is smart, ambitious, and doomed. She has no future; until the future comes calling for her. 

Starz is developing a new chapter of the series Spartacus. The show will explore uncharted territory and new journeys of the original series’ iconic characters. In the aftermath of the defeat of Spartacus and his rebel army, the drama will depict a new tale of treachery, deceit, and blood unfolding beneath the foreboding shadow of Rome. 

Tubi is now streaming ten newly English dubbed episodes the anime series Case Closed. Also known as Detective Conan, English dubbed episodes have not premiered in many years. Over 1,000 episodes have aired in Japan, with the first 130 being dubbed in English. Now, episodes 965-974 are dubbed in English, featuring the same voice cast of the recent English dubbed movies. 

Amazon is developing a live action series focusing on the Marvel character Spider-Man Noir. The series will be set in a separate universe from the Sony Live Action film franchise. Another Spider-Man universe series Silk: Spider Society is already ordered to series at Amazon. 

School Spirits premieres on Paramount+ March 9. The series centers around Maddie, a teen stuck in the afterlife investigating her own mysterious disappearance. Maddie goes on a crime-solving journey as she adjusts to high school purgatory, but the closer she gets to discovering the truth, the more secrets and lies she uncovers. The series stars Peyton List as Maddie Nears, and is based on the upcoming graphic novel by Nate Trinrud & Megan Trinrud, and Maria Nguyen.

Outlast premieres on March 10 on Netflix. The series is a raw survival competition series where 16 lone wolves must outlast each other in the Alaskan wilderness in an attempt to win 1 million dollars. There is only one rule in this cut throat game: they must be a part of a team to win.

Poker Face airs Thursdays on Peacock and a special ad will air during the big game. The ad features Charlie in a bar watching the game, along with another patron. The man inquires about her ability to determine when someone isn’t telling the truth and proceeds to ask her about advertisements that have just aired during the Super Bowl. The series is a 10-episode mystery-of-the-week series following Natasha Lyonne’s Charlie, who has an extraordinary ability to determine when someone is lying. She hits the road with her Plymouth Barracuda and with every stop encounters a new cast of characters and strange crimes she can’t help but solve. 

Season two of Next in Fashion premieres on Netflix March 3. Gigi Hadid and Tan Frace look for the next big fashion designer and they bring their expert friends along in the search. Jason Bolden and Gabriella Karefa-Johnson  serve as recurring judges and guest judges include Hailey Bieber, Emma Chamberlain, Helena Christensen, Bella Hadid, Isabel Marant, Ashley Park, Olivier Rousteing, Candice Swanepoel, and Donatella Versace. The winner of Next in Fashion receives $200,000 and the opportunity to debut their collection with Rent the Runway, available for rental or purchase. 

British horror comedy series Wreck will premiere on hulu March 1. Set aboard The Sacramentum cruise ship, Wreck follows 19-year-old new recruit Jamie as he attempts to infiltrate a crew of 1000 people to find his missing sister who vanished on the previous tour aboard the same vessel. Watch as Jamie, and his new found friends, work together to uncover the sinister truth that runs as wide and deep as the ocean on which they’re trapped.

Three episode docuseries Waco: American Apocalypse will premiere on Netflix March 22. The series is the definitive account of what happened in Waco, Texas in 1993 when cult leader David Koresh faced off against the federal government in a bloody 51-day siege. Released to coincide with the 30th anniversary of this national tragedy, it features exclusive access to recently unearthed videotapes filmed inside the FBI Crisis Negotiation Unit, as well as raw news footage never released to the American public, and FBI recordings. 

USA Network’s adventure competition series Race to Survive Alaska premieres April 3. Set along the wild and dangerous Alaskan coastline, adventure racers and survival experts must endure more than 100 miles of inhospitable terrain with nothing but what they can carry to claim a life-changing $500,000 prize. Contestants must utilize a combination of endurance racing, primitive survival skills and bushcraft as they navigate the mostly unchartered wilderness with sprawling mountain ranges, ancient glaciers, threatening wildlife and suffocating rainforests. The stakes couldn’t be higher for the teams as they race across unforgiving land in the ultimate test of person verses nature, where winning is the goal, but survival is the challenge. 

Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures premiers on Disney+ and Disney Junior May 4. Set during The High Republic era, the animated series follows Jedi younglings as they study the ways of the Force, explore the galaxy, help citizens and creatures in need, and learn valuable skills needed to become Jedi along the way. It stars Jamaal Avery, Jr. as Kai Brightstar, Juliet Donenfeld as Lys Solay, Dee Bradley Baker as Nubs, Emma Berman as Nash Durango, Jonathan Lipow as RJ-83, and Piotr Michael as Master Yoda. 

Sam Neill has joined the cast of Peacock’s limited series Apples Never Fall. He joins Annette Bening in the series based on the book by Liane Moriarty. It 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. 

Jeff Hephner has joined the cast of Netflix’s upcoming series Eric. He joins Benedict Cumberbatch. Set in 1980s New York, the series is a new emotional thriller following the desperate search of a father when his nine year old son disappears one morning on the way to school.

Disney CEO Bob Iger made comments that he is open to selling Disney’s stake in streamer hulu. Comcast currently has a minority stake in the streamer which many expected Disney to buy out for sole control of the company. Nothing is official as of yet. 

Paris Hilton is set to host a new virtual reality dating series Parisland. Contestants will take part in metaverse reality dating show. It will premiere on The Sandbox February 13. 

Season two of Someone They Knew with Tamron Hall premieres on Court TV February 19. Hosted by Tamron Hall, the true-crime series follows the path from victim to verdict and explores how, when it comes to murder, it is rare for there to be no prior connection between the killer and the deceased. No voice-overs, no reporters and no correspondents, the stories are told from the point of view of the people impacted by the case, including the lawyers, jurors, members of law enforcement and the victim’s family and friends. Utilizing new interviews, archival footage and re-creations of the crime, the goal of each episode is an unbiased 360-degree balanced story. 

A German adaptation of That’s My Jam is in development. Tokio Hotel will present the show. Versions of the series are or will be adapted in Italy, Spain, Mongolia, France, and the UK. 

Luther: The Fallen Sun premieres on Netflix March 10. A gruesome serial killer is terrorizing London while brilliant but disgraced detective John Luther, played by Idris Elba, sits behind bars. Haunted by his failure to capture the cyber psychopath who now taunts him, Luther decides to break out of prison to finish the job by any means necessary. 

MTV’s new docu-competition series The Exhibit: Finding the Next Great Artist premieres March 3. Hosted by Dometi Pongo, the series will follow seven diverse artists as they compete for a cash prize of $100,000 and a once-in-a-lifetime exhibit at the Hirshhorn Museum. Melissa Chiu, Director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, serves as lead judge with respected art-world insiders Abigail DeVille, JiaJia Fei, Samuel Hoi, Adam Pendleton, Keith Rivers, Kenny Schachter and Sarah Thornton as guest judges. 

The Weeknd: Live at SoFi Stadium premieres on HBO February 25. In front of a sold-out crowd in Los Angeles, The Weeknd brings fans up-close with a special intimate concert performance exclusively on HBO. Cinematically captured to bring viewers onstage and in the audience, offers a front-row seat to the artist’s thrilling 95-minute setlist – including top hits “Starboy,” “Blinding Lights,” “Can’t Feel My Face,” “I Feel It Coming,” and more. With his mesmerizing dancers, spectacular lasers, and explosive pyrotechnics, The Weeknd brings down the house, and your living room, ahead of the performer’s highly anticipated star turn in the upcoming HBO Original drama series The Idol

Kathleen Madigan: Hunting Bigfoot premieres on Prime Video February 21. The special, recorded at The Paramount Theater in Denver, CO explores topics including Madigan’s aging parents, interactions with millennials, and hunting bigfoot. 

Lavell Crawford: Thee Lavell Crawford premieres on Showtime February 24. In the stand-up special filmed at the Joy Theater in New Orleans, Crawford delves into the issues of getting older without the shame and with all the sarcasm. From experiencing his first bidet to paying HOA fees, Crawford brings playfulness to life’s precarious situations that arise as we become more domesticated and seasoned. 

Docuseries Jared from Subway: Catching a Monster will premiere on ID March 6. For almost a decade beginning in the early 2000s, there was no one more recognizable than Subway spokesman Jared Fogle, whose story of overcoming obesity through a diet of Subway sandwiches was an inspiration. But in 2015, Americans were stunned when authorities brought multiple charges of child endangerment against “Jared from Subway” and his business partner, Russell Taylor. The series reveals the shocking, previously untold story of the investigation that exposed the monster insidiously lurking behind Fogle’s charming persona and how his true nature as a child sex predator was finally revealed. 

Entertainment talk show Power Hour premieres on AXS TV February 15. The series is hosted by Matt Pinfield, Josh Bernstein, and Caity Babs. The inaugural season boasts star-studded interviews and special segments filmed exclusively for AXS TV, presenting 10 all-new episodes packed with breaking music news, as well as sit-downs with a legendary lineup of trailblazers such as Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, Halestorm, Anthrax and Godsmack. In addition to counting down the week’s most-talked about music videos from across the country, every episode invites viewers to get in on the action and choose the top five videos in the world. The week’s leading vote-getters will then be featured in a special spotlight during each show. 

The final season of The Boarding School: Las Cumbres premieres on Prime Video April 7. Las Cumbres Boarding School is now harsher and hostile than ever. Despite this, Amaia, Paul, and their friends haven’t given up looking for Manuel, since they now know he’s alive. In this adventure, they discover that the Lodge of the Crow’s Nest isn’t the only threat lying in wait for them, that some wounds haven’t healed after all this time, and that their worst nightmares may become a reality.

Disney Channel’s new series Saturdays premieres March 24. The series follows teen Paris Johnson and her roller-skate crew, We-B-Girlz, on their journey to becoming Goldens, the top skaters in Chicago. Additionally, Secrets of Sulphur Springs returns for a third season. The popular adventure-filled mystery series centers around Griffin Campbell and his family, who move into a hotel with a paranormal past. 

Season two of Pretzel and the Puppies premieres on Apple TV+ February 24. Meet Pretzel, the world’s longest dachshund and a playful, supportive dad to five frisky puppies. Together with his wife, Greta, they encourage their pups to get their paws up to solve problems and “make their bark” on their friends and neighbors in their hometown of Muttgomery. 

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

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