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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Love Is Blind’ Live Reunion, ‘Somebody Somewhere’ Trailer, ‘The Muppets Mayhem’ Premiere Date, ‘A Small Light’ Trailer, Kit Harington Joins ‘Industry’, ‘The Really Loud House’ Renewed, and More!

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The first live Love Is Blind reunion special, and Netflix’s second live event ever, Love is Blind: The Live Reunion, will premiere on Netflix April 16 8PM ET/5PM PT. Hosts Nick & Vanessa Lachey will join the cast for this front row seat as they unravel all the season’s twists and turns, share reactions to watching their stories unfold, and find out which couples are still together after saying “I do” and “I don’t.” Anything could happen! Literally, anything – because it’s LIVE! 

Season two of HBO’s Somebody Somewhere premieres April 23. The series follows Sam, a true Kansan on the surface, but, beneath it all, struggling to fit the hometown mold. Grappling with loss and acceptance, singing is Sam’s saving grace and leads her on a journey to discover herself and a community of outsiders who don’t fit in but don’t give up, showing that finding your people, and finding your voice, is possible. Anywhere. Somewhere. Season two reminds us that families are hard, even the fun ones. Sam and Joel have settled into a comfy routine. But nothing stays the same forever.

All episodes of The Muppets Mayhem will premiere on Disney+ May 10. The series follows The Electric Mayhem Band – Dr. Teeth on vocals and keyboards, Animal on drums, Floyd Pepper on vocals and bass, Janice on vocals and lead guitar, Zoot on saxophone and Lips on trumpet – on an epic, music-filled journey to record their first-ever studio album. With the help of a driven young music executive, Nora Singh, the old-school Muppet band comes face-to-face with the current day music scene as they try to finally record their first studio album. 

National Geographic’s limited series A Small Light premieres May 1. Based on an inspiring true story, Miep Gies was young, carefree and opinionated – at a time when opinions got you killed ― when Otto Frank asked her to help hide his family from the Nazis during WWII. Without hesitation, Miep agreed. For the next two years, she and her daring and devoted husband, Jan, with several other everyday heroes, watched over the Frank, van Pels and Pfeffer families hiding in the secret annex. 

Kit Harington has been cast in Season 3 of HBO’s Industry. Harington will play Henry Muck, the CEO and founder of green tech energy company Lumi.

Nickelodeon has renewed The Really Loud House for a second season. The new season will consist of twenty episodes, up from the first season’s twelve episodes. The network also ordered a feature length Halloween movie, A Really Haunted Loud House. The movie will will follow Lincoln Loud and his best friend Clyde as they decide between trick or treating and the signature Loud family Spooktacular or attending a party hosted by Xander, the cool new kid at school. It will premiere in the fall. 

Flipping 101 with Tarek El Moussa returns for a new season on HGTV May 4. Real estate expert and busy dad of three, Tarek El Moussa, will coach amateur flippers in the new season. During the fresh episodes, Tarek will teach novice renovators how to turn a profit and avoid the pitfalls most flipping newcomers face. 

Season four of Vice premieres on Showtime May 7. The new season will consist of 16 episodes, the first eight of which will debut weekly on Sundays leading to a midseason finale on Sunday, June 25. The remaining eight episodes will debut at a later date. Each half-hour episode relentlessly pursues untold stories of social justice, civil rights and identity, tackling complex geopolitical stories from remote parts of the globe. The VICE reporting team this season includes a diverse group of award-winning journalists. 

Amazon has ordered a series adaptation of the film Cruel Intentions. The eight episode season will air on Amazon Freevee, though it may move to Prime Video. 

NBC is developing a mockumentary comedy series titled Mr. Throwback. NBA star Steph Curry will star alongside Adam Pally and take place in the world of sports memorabilia. 

Netflix has ordered a new limited series titled Tall Pines. The eight episode thriller series comes from Mae Martin who will also star in the project. 

HBO Max is developing a Harry Potter series. Each season would cover one of the seven books in the series which was previously adapted in eight films. 

Amazon is developing a drama series set in LA’s Koreatown titled Koreatown. The series would follow two brothers running a drug operation to help keep their dying mother alive. 

Mark Feuerstein has been cast in MGM+’s Hotel Cocaine. He joins Danny Pino, Michael Chiklis and Yul Vazquez in the crime thriller. 

Robert De Niro has been cast in Paramount+’s crime drama Bobby Meritorious. The project is currently in development. 

NBC’s Non-Evil Twin pilot has added Dexter Darden, Chloe Bridges and Robert Buckley to its cast. They join Amber Ruffin in the multi-camera series. 

Graham Norton will host LOL: Last One Laughing Ireland for Prime Video. Using his trademark wit, Graham Norton will oversee 10 of Ireland’s most sought-after comedy stars, brought together to make each other laugh by using every comedic tool in the box … without cracking a smile themselves. With the added bonus of some celebrity cameos, their performances will have viewers – but hopefully not their fellow stars – laughing out loud. As the clock counts down and the tension rises, whoever can outlast their competitors will be crowned the first winner. 

Streaming service VRV will officially be folding into Crunchyroll. All VRV subscriptions will automatically migrate to Crunchyroll on April 3rd, 2023. The VRV app and website will no longer be in service as of May 3rd, 2023. 

Limited series The Nurse premieres on Netflix April 27. Based on true events, the series follows Pernille Kurzmann Larsen, a fresh-faced nurse at a hospital, who begins to question the attention-seeking tendencies of her colleague, Christina Aistrup Hansen. As Pernille delves deeper into her suspicions, she starts to believe that Christina’s behavior may be linked to a series of patient deaths.

Drops of God premieres on Apple TV+ April 21. The series is set in the world of gastronomy and fine wines. Frenchman Alexandre Léger, creator of the famous Léger Wine Guide and emblematic figure in oenology, has just passed away at his home in Tokyo at the age of 60. He leaves behind a daughter, Camille, who lives in Paris and hasn’t seen her father since her parents separated when she was nine years old. When Camille flies to Tokyo and Léger’s will is read, she discovers that her father has left her an extraordinary wine collection – the greatest collection in the world according to the experts. But, to claim the inheritance, Camille must compete with a brilliant young oenologist, Issei Tomine. Biological daughter versus spiritual son: the duel is about to begin. There are three tests to break the tie, all related to wine tasting. The winner will take ownership of Léger’s empire, the loser will leave empty handed. But how could Camille win such a duel? She knows nothing about wine, and worse: she has never drunk a single drop. 

Celeste Barber: Fine, Thank premieres April 12 on Netflix. Actor and comedian Celeste Barber takes the stage in Sydney to get personal in public about marriage, mental health, celebrity-branded sex toys and more.

Til Death Do Us Part Kourtney & Travis premieres on hulu April 13. Kourtney, Travis, and their guests enjoy a luxurious wedding weekend in Portofino, Italy. Private and personal footage reveal an intimate family event full of beautiful moments. 

Music docuseries Family Legacy premieres April 25 on Paramount+. Narrated by actor and music artist Quincy Brown, each half hour of the five-episode series will feature the children of legendary music artists and bands including Linkin Park, Van Halen, Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, Boyz II Men, TLC, Biggie Smalls, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Brandy and Melissa Etheridge reliving some of entertainment’s most iconic moments and giving viewers an intimate look at their favorite artists. 

ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer sits down with actor Jeremy Renner for the first exclusive interview since his snowplow accident. Jeremy Renner: The Diane Sawyer Interview – A Story of Terror, Survival and Triumph airs April 6 on ABC. Renner, who was run over by his seven-ton snowplow in an attempt to save his nephew’s life, was critically injured ― breaking more than 30 bones and puncturing a lung. He opens up about the harrowing details of his accident, the critical hours that followed and his time in the hospital, and gives a behind-the-scenes look at his ongoing recovery. The special also features interviews with Renner’s family members, including the nephew he was trying to protect, and the first responders that saved his life.

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

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