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Your TV Source Roundup: NBC Renews ‘Law & Order’ and ‘Chicago’ Series, Animated ‘Stranger Things’ Spinoff Ordered, ‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Final Season Ordered, ‘Buying Beverly Hills’ Renewed, Kim Kardashian Joins ‘American Horror Story’, ‘Star Wars: Visions’ Trailer, and More!

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NBC has renewed six Dick Wolf produced series for the upcoming 2023-2024 TV season. Returning are Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D., Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU and Law & Order: Organized Crime. All but one received full season orders. Law & Order: Organized Crime was given a thirteen episode order. 

Netflix has officially ordered a Stranger Things animated spinoff. There are no details currently about the nature of the series or what it will be titled. 

Disney+ has renewed Star Wars: The Bad Batch for a third and final season. The final season will follow the team and their journey navigating the aftermath of Order 66 and the rise of the Empire. The new season will also see the return of Ming-Na Wen’s fan-favorite bounty hunter, Fennec Shand. 

Netflix has renewed Buying Beverly Hills for a second season. The series follows the agents at Mauricio Umansky’s The Agency in Beverly Hills, California. The Agency represents some of the most lavish properties in Beverly Hills. But there’s drama around every corner.

Kim Kardashian and Emma Roberts are set to star in the upcoming twelfth season of FX’s American Horror Story. The new season is being titled “Delicate.” 

Season two of Star Wars: Visions premieres on Disney+ May 4. The newest Volume will continue to push the boundaries of Star Wars storytelling, with nine new shorts from nine 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.

Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures premieres on Disney+ and Disney Junior May 4. Set 200 years before “The Phantom Menace,” 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.

Peacock has announced more guest stars for the upcoming new comedy series Bupkis. La La Anthony, Charlamagne Tha God, Colson Baker (Machine Gun Kelly), Steve Buscemi, Bobby Cannavale, Charlie Day, Philip Ettinger, Brad Garrett, Al Gore, Paul Walter Hauser, Sunita Mani, John Mulaney, Simon Rex, Oona Roche, Ray Romano, Cliff “Method Man” Smith, Jon Stewart, Kenan Thompson, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Chase Sui Wonder will all make appearances when the show premieres May 4. 

Comedy special John Early: Now More Than Ever premieres on HBO this June. John Early brings his unique blend of cutting commentary, pop star swagger, and all-around loveable hilarity to Roulette Intermedium in Brooklyn, New York. In the style of a gritty 70s rockumentary, Early performs stand-up and explosive song covers from Britney to Neil Young, intercut with Spinal Tap-esque backstage sketches. 

Food Network has canceled Valerie’s Home Cooking after fourteen seasons. The cooking series hosted by Valarie Bertinelli returned for its final season this past weekend. It airs Sundays on Food Network. 

Disney+ has renewed Tales of the Jedi for a second season. Co-creator Dave Filoni confirmed the news at Star Wars Celebration. The first season of the animated short series focused mainly on Ahsoka Tano and Count Dooku.

Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi will likely not be back for a second season. The news was announced during Star Wars Celebration. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said the series was not currently developing a new season, but there is always a possibility down the line. The first season saw Ewan McGregor reunite with Hayden Christensen reprising their roles from the prequel trilogy movies as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader. 

Docuseries Dancing Queens premieres on Bravo May 9. The series follows Colette Marotto, Donie Burch, Gaëlle Benchetrit, Leonie Biggs, Pooja Mehta and Sabrina Strasser as they invest their time and money into their all-consuming passion to vie for the top spots, respect and recognition in the world of Pro-Am dance competitions. Pro-Am combines amateur dancers competing with professional partners. These highly skilled amateur dancers spend tens of thousands of dollars on their hair, makeup and outfits, plus the expenses for their professional partners to practice, travel and compete. 

Rob Corddry has been cast in the CBS comedy pilot JumpStart. He joins Terry Crews and Ryan Michelle Bathé in the project based on the comic strip of the same name. Glynn Turman will also recur should the series be picked up. 

Teddy Sears and Tamberla Perry have been cast in NBC’s medical pilot Wolf. They join Zachary Quinto in the project inspired by Oliver Sacks’ extraordinary life and work. It follows a revolutionary, larger-than-life neurologist and his team of interns as they explore the last great frontier, the human mind, while also grappling with their own relationships and mental health. 

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden will appear on Live with Kelly and Ryan for Ryan Seacrest’s final show April 14. Dr. Biden will talk about how April is the official Month of the Military Child. The special farewell episode will feature surprises and a retrospective look back on Ryan’s years as co-host on Live – the No. 1 entertainment talk show on television. Mark Consuelos joins wife Kelly Ripa as the new co-host of Live with Kelly and Mark starting April 17. 

ALLBLK has ordered a new series from Omarion, with him set to star in. A national casting call will be held for a leading role. The series follows OB Sharp who has been a boyband superstar since childhood. Now on the verge of a worldwide tour, he secretly wants to leave the group to be a more present dad and have a better co-parenting relationship with his child’s mother, who lives in his guesthouse with her new boyfriend. The only person who has always understood him and his lifestyle is his best friend, Maya, who is openly Bi. They’ve always had an intimate connection without being physical; however, all that changes when they meet Edy, an eclectic flower shop owner with a free spirit and fluid lifestyle. Suddenly, OB’s “love life” gets an extreme makeover, and together, they discover their new normal as a throuple. Faced with a multitude of changes in a short timeframe, OB Sharp is adjusting to new normals within himself, relationship and family dynamics and new business ventures. 

New competition series I Survived Bear Grylls premieres on TBS May 18. Hosted by celebrated survivalist Bear Grylls and comedian Jordan Conley, this series features eight stand-alone episodes, each with new players who face specially designed games taking Bear’s most legendary adventures up a notch. Instead of sacrificing himself in the wild to teach survival skills, Bear is turning the tables to America’s armchair adventurers by creating wilderness simulated challenges that will test the contestants’ smarts, physicality and their ability to adapt and do whatever it takes to survive – including having to eat and drink some truly gnarly survival food.

Risque Business: Japan premieres on Netflix April 25. The series is a sex-positive talk show for the wild and curious. Follow comedian and singer duo Shin Dong-youp & Sung Si-kyung through Japan as they explore the uncharted territories of sex and sex experts. 

The Teen Titans Go! Tenth Anniversary Total Takeover begins April 23 and runs through April 30. The nearly 8 day marathon will feature every Teen Titans Go! episode. 

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

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