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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘How I Met Your Father’ Midseason Premiere Date, ‘XO, Kitty’ Premiere Date, ‘Titans’ Final Episodes Trailer, ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Always’ Trailer, ‘Endeavour’ Preview, ‘Smash’ Heads to Broadway, and More!

How I Met Your Father -- Season 2 -- In the near future, Sophie is telling her son the story of how she met his father: a story that catapults us back to the present where Sophie and her close-knit group of friends are in the midst of figuring out who they are, what they want out of life, and how to fall in love in the age of dating apps and limitless options. Sophie (Hilary Duff), Jesse (Christopher Lowell), Valentina (Francia Raisa), Charlie (Tom Ainsley), Ellen (Tien Tran) and Sid (Suraj Sharma), shown. (Courtesy of Hulu)

The How I Met Your Father midseason finale will consist of two episodes March 28. Season two will continue with additional episodes on May 23 with one new episode each Tuesday through the two episode season finale on July 11. In the near future, Sophie is telling her son the story of how she met his father: a story that catapults us back to the present where Sophie and her close-knit group of friends are in the midst of figuring out who they are, what they want out of life, and how to fall in love in the age of dating apps and limitless options. The series stars Hilary Duff, Christopher Lowell, Francia Raisa, Tom Ainsley, Tien Tran, Suraj Sharma as well as recurring stars, Kim Cattrall, Daniel Augustin, Ashley Reyes and Josh Peck. 

XO, Kitty premieres on Netflix May 18. Teen matchmaker Kitty Song Covey thinks she knows everything there is to know about love. But when she moves halfway across the world to reunite with her long-distance boyfriend, she’ll soon realize that relationships are a lot more complicated when it’s your own heart on the line. 

The final episodes of Titans will premiere on HBO Max April 13. In the mid-season premiere, the Titans – with the exception of Gar – are returned to the place they had vanished, the Temple of Trigon, only to find Sebastian and Mother Mayhem are no longer there. The Titans rush to find them before Sebastian summons Trigon, their pursuit leading them to a mysterious town whose populace is hiding a deep secret. Along the way, the Titans come across a prophecy that may require Kory to make a huge sacrifice to save the world, but Dick’s feelings for Kory surface and he refuses to let her die. In the final episodes, the Titans enter into an epic battle to save both Kory and the world. Gar goes on a quest of self-discovery, attempting to find his true purpose and to save his friends. Rachel embraces darker powers while Conner, struggling with his Lex Luthor side, goes his own way to defeat Sebastian. Tim and Bernard’s growing feelings for each other become increasingly difficult to resist, and when Bernard’s life is threatened, Tim finally becomes the hero he has always strived to be.

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Always premieres April 19 on Netflix. The Rangers come face-to-face with a familiar threat from the past. In the midst of a global crisis, they are called on once again to be the heroes the world needs. A mighty morphin reunion 30 years in the making. 

The final season of Endeavour premieres on Masterpiece on PBS June 18. Shaun Evans as the young Endeavour Morse and Roger Allam as his superior officer face baffling new crimes and an unsolved case from the past in the ninth season. 

NBC’s drama series Smash is heading to Broadway. The production will include songs from the series, including “Let Me Be Your Star”, as well as new ones. It will also see the story go in a new direction. It will arrive on Broadway for the 2024-25 season. 

Margo Martindale, Chris Diamantopoulos, and Guillaume Cyr are set to star in Prime Video’s The Sticky. The series is inspired by the true story dubbed the “Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist,” which made headlines around the world in 2011 when 70% of the global maple syrup supply – about $18 million (CAD) worth – was stolen. The series revolves around Ruth Landry, a tough, supremely competent maple syrup farmer who’s had it with being hemmed in by the polite, bureaucratic conventions native to her country’s identity. Especially now that that very bureaucracy is threatening to take away everything she loves: Her farm, her comatose husband, and her right to freedom. With the help of Remy Bouchard, a mild-mannered security guard, and Mike Byrne, a low-level mobster, Ruth changes her fate – and transforms the future of her community – with the theft of millions of dollars’ worth of maple syrup. It will premiere in 2024. 

Eddie Redmayne will star in Peacock and Sky’s The Day of the Jackal. The series is a bold, modern reimagining of the beloved and respected novel and film. While staying true to the DNA of the original story, 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. 

Gabriel Leone will play Ayrton Senna da Silva in Senna. For the first time, the Netflix miniseries will portray the story of adventure and triumph of the man who became a Brazilian national hero and conquered the world both on and off the Formula 1 track. Over the six episodes, Senna will reveal the personality and personal relationships of the three-time F1 champion, showing the trajectory of his triumphs, disappointments, joys and sorrows. It begins in the early days of Ayrton’s motorsport career, when he moves to England to compete in the Ford Formula, concluding with the tragic accident in Imola, Italy, during the San Marino Grand Prix 

Oxygen has renewed Killer Relationship with Faith Jenkins for a second season. The docuseries explores the twisted tales of intimate relationships that had a passionate and promising beginning only to devolve into a mysterious and murderous ending, revealing the deadly side of romance. Faith Jenkins’ unique perspective as a former criminal prosecutor in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, her work with couples whose marriages were on the brink of disaster and her writing on relationship red flags put her in a remarkable position to provide commentary on relationships gone terribly wrong. 

Elizabeth Yu and Hilda Martin have been cast in NBC’s pilot formerly known as Murder By The Book. They join Retta, Tituss Burgess, Tommy Dewey and Siobhan Williams in the murder mystery detective series. 

Jeremy Shamos, Linda Emond and Wesley Taylor have been cast in hulu’s Only Muders in the Building. The three will recur in the upcoming third season of the murder mystery series. 

A new version of RuPaul’s Drag Race in Italy will stream on Paramount+. It will premiere in Italy before releasing in the US. It joins a growing list of global editions of the competition series. 

The first People’s Choice Country Awards will premiere on NBC and Peacock September 28. The two-hour telecast will lean into the rich connection between country music and the Opry through chart-topping musical performances, genre-bending collaborations, legendary tributes and surprise moments that regularly happen from the iconic venue. The show will recognize the biggest and best country music has to offer chosen entirely by the fans across various categories. Several honorary awards will also be bestowed during the awards ceremony. 

Friday Night Baseball returns to Apple TV+ April 7. The series will kick off with the Texas Rangers at the Chicago Cubs for the inaugural Friday Night Baseball daytime game at Chicago’s Wrigley Field, and the San Diego Padres at the Atlanta Braves.Announcers include Wayne Randazzo (play-by-play), Dontrelle Willis (analyst), Heidi Watney (sideline reporter), Alex Faust (play-by-play), Ryan Spilborghs (analyst), and Tricia Whitaker (sideline reporter). Live pre- and postgame coverage will again be hosted by Lauren Gardner, along with Siera Santos. Former MLB players Xavier Scruggs and Matt Joyce will serve as analysts alongside baseball journalist Russell Dorsey. Brian Gorman and Dale Scott – both former MLB umpires – will join to break down MLB’s new rules for the season. 

Comedy special Mae Martin: SAP premieres on Netflix March 28. Directed by Abbi Jacobson, Mae Martin reflects on a world off its axis, from a mythical moose encounter to the gender spectrum in “Beauty and the Beast”. The special was filmed last December at the Vogue Theater in Vancouver, Canada. 

Docuseries Chimp Empire will premiere on Netflix April 19. The four episode series is narrated by Mahershala Ali. Under the lush canopies of Uganda’s Ngogo Forest dwells the largest chimpanzee society ever discovered. For the last 25 years, scientists and field trackers have lived alongside this tribe, watching as they built a sophisticated political and familial structure: forming alliances, building trust, caring for one another, and often going head to head in a never ending fight for power. When director James Reed embedded a camera crew to capture a uniquely intimate look at the chimps of Ngogo, there was no way to know that the year ahead would bring some of the most tumultuous battles and dramatic changes in the tribe’s history. Over the course of four unforgettable episodes, babies will grow, relationships will blossom, and leaders will rise and fall. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime chance to get up close and personal with our closest living animal relatives, and an equally rare opportunity to learn about our own human society through the mirror of these chimps and their fascinating lives. 

The next installment in the Music Box series Jason Isbell: Running with Our Eyes Closed will premiere on HBO April 7. In his own words, renowned singer and songwriter Jason Isbell takes us on an unexpected journey through his musical evolution and creative process as he goes into the studio to record his new album “Reunions” with his band The 400 Unit. With striking candor and honesty, Isbell lays bare his difficult childhood, his struggles with addiction and relationships, and funneling all his pain and private battles into his music. When the COVID-19 pandemic arrives and forces him and his family into lockdown, Isbell must confront the self-doubt and fears that isolation brings to a recovering addict and artist, even as the album releases to rave reviews. 

Chokehold will premiere on Netflix April 21. Evading a scandal, a couple from Istanbul starts over in a town on the Aegean coast – but quickly discover the locals are determined to get rid of them.

How To Get Rich premieres April 18 on Netflix. Money holds power over us – but it doesn’t have to. Finance expert Ramit Sethi works with people across the US to help them achieve their richest lives. 

Hulu’s RapCaviar Presents will premiere March 30. The docuseries tackles some of today’s most provocative issues through the stories of hip-hop visionaries and emerging stars currently ruling the charts and influencing our culture, from City Girls to Tyler, The Creator, Polo G, Roddy Ricch, Coi Leray and more. Based on the influential Spotify playlist, launched in 2015, this six-part series is a deep dive into current events that untangles important subjects and offers a view of the world from an artist’s perspective. 

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

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