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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Shrinking’ Renewed, ‘Yellowjackets’ Trailer, ‘Slip’ Premiere Date, ‘The Night Agent’ Trailer, New ‘Naruto’ Episodes, ‘Batman: Caped Crusader’ Lands at Prime Video, and More!

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Apple TV+ has renewed comedy series Shrinking for a second season. Starring Jason Segel and Harrison Ford in one of this first television roles, the series follows grieving therapist Jimmy, played by Segel, who starts to break the rules and tell his clients exactly what he thinks. Ignoring his training and ethics, he finds himself making huge, tumultuous changes to people’s lives … including his own. The series also stars Jessica Williams, Christa Miller, Lukita Maxwell, Michael Urie, and Luke Tennie. The first season is currently airing Fridays. 

Showtime’s Yellowjackets returns for season two on demand and streaming March 24. It will make its linear premiere March 26. The series is the saga of a team of wildly talented high school girls soccer players who become the (un)lucky survivors of a plane crash deep in the remote northern wilderness. The series chronicles their descent from a complicated but thriving team to savage clans, while also tracking the lives they’ve attempted to piece back together nearly 25 years later, proving that the past is never really past and what began out in the wilderness is far from over. In season two, two months have passed since Shauna gave Jackie the cold shoulder – to disastrous results. In the face of their deepening hunger and fear, the tension among our Yellowjackets has only grown worse. The harsh conditions of winter are intensifying by the day, and the psyches of our survivors are deteriorating just as fast. Threatened by the darkness of the wilderness – and the haunting memories of it in the present – our former state champs will be forced to make impossible decisions. As they confront the horrible truth of what survival entails, the real nightmare for each of them will be to figure out who they are – and what they are willing to sacrifice in order to stay alive. 

Slip premieres on The Roku Channel April 21. Mae is restless in a life and marriage that works. There is love between her and her husband, but little romance. When Mae “slips” and has a one-night stand with Eric, a handsome man she meets at a bar, she wakes up the next morning in a panic, only to realize she’s entered a parallel universe in which she and Eric are married. This is the start of her surreal journey as she slips into other realities and relationships, trying to find a way back to her husband, and ultimately, herself. 

The Night Agent premieres on Netflix March 23. Based on the novel by Matthew Quirk, the series is a sophisticated, character-based, action-thriller centering on a low level FBI Agent who works in the basement of the White House, manning a phone that never rings — until the night that it does, propelling him into a fast moving and dangerous conspiracy that ultimately leads all the way to the Oval Office. 

In honor of anime series Naruto‘s 20th anniversary celebration, four new episodes will premiere this September. Spinoff series Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Part 1 will air its final episode with episode 293 on March 26. Part 2 is currently in development. 

Prime Video has picked up animated series Batman: Caped Crusader. The project was initially set up at HBO Max before it was dropped. The series landed a two season order. 

Hulu has ordered three new unscripted series, Love in Fairhope, Royal Rules of Ohio and Secrets & Sisterhood: The Sozahdahs. Love in Fairhope follows five generations of women who live in Alabama. Royal Rules of Ohio follows two Ghanaian sisters living in Ohio. Secrets and Sisterhood: The Sozahdahs follows ten Muslim American women living in Los Angeles. 

Tituss Burgess, Tommy Dewey and Siobhan Williams have joined the cast of NBC’s pilot formerly known as Murder By The Book. They join Retta in the potential series. 

Paramount+ is developing a new series titled Vice City from Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. The potential series follows three soldiers who are dishonorably discharged and return home to Miami in the 80s. They end up turning to a life of crime. 

The People’s Choice Awards is expanding with the announcement of the first-ever People’s Choice Country Awards airing in September across NBC and Peacock, live from the world-famous Grand Ole Opry stage in Nashville. 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. 

Halle Berry, Paul Dano, Cara Delevingne, Harrison Ford, Kate Hudson, Mindy Kaling, Eva Longoria, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Andie MacDowell, Elizabeth Olsen, Pedro Pascal and John Travolta will all present at the 95th Oscars. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, The Oscars will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on March 12 at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT. 

CBS Sports will launch CBS Sports Golazo Network, a first-of-its-kind free, 24-hour direct-to-consumer digital network in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to global soccer coverage, on Tuesday, April 11. With its unparalleled coverage of all the top domestic and international soccer competitions across the globe, the network will become the ultimate year-round streaming destination for soccer fans. 

Limited series The Last Thing He Told Me premieres on Apple TV+ April 14. The seven episode series is based on the novel by Laura Dave. The series follows Hannah, played by Jennifer Garner, a woman who must forge a relationship with her sixteen-year-old stepdaughter Bailey in order to find the truth about why her husband has mysteriously disappeared. 

Eva the Owlet premieres on Apple TV+ March 31. The children’s series is based on the book series “Owl Diaries” by Rebecca Elliott. The series stars Eva, a creative, cheeky owlet who lives next door to her best friend Lucy in the woodland world of Treetopington. With big ideas and an even bigger personality, Eva goes on high-flying adventures, expressing herself in her diary along the way! 

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

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