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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Glamorous’ Premiere Date, LL Cool J Joins ‘NCIS: Hawai’i’, ‘Searching for Soul Food’ Trailer, ‘Ooku: The Inner Chambers’ Trailer, ‘Morimoto’s Sushi Master’ Trailer, ‘Skull Island’ Premiere Date, and More!

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Glamorous premieres on Netflix June 22. The series stars Miss Benny as Marco Mejia, a gender non-conforming queer man whose life seems to be stuck until he lands a job working for legendary makeup mogul Madolyn Addison, played by Kim Cattrall.

LL Cool J is set to join NCIS: Hawai’i as recurring guest star in season three. He will reprise his role as Sam Hanna from NCIS: Los Angeles which recently aired its series finale. He made an appearance in the season finale of NCIS: Hawai’i when Jane Tennant and Kate Whistler are attacked under fire in Venezuela, they receive assistance from Sam Hanna, who made his way over from Morocco. 

Onyx Collective’s Searching for Soul Food premieres on hulu June 2. The series follows rock star celebrity chef, Alisa Reynolds, as she discovers what soul food looks like around the world. As she seeks out the food, she’ll also explore the stories, the people, and the traditions of each place she visits, bringing her own flavor right along with her. The international journey finds Chef Reynolds exploring the culinary worlds of Mississippi, Oklahoma, Appalachia, South Africa, Italy, Jamaica, Peru and Los Angeles. 

Anime series Ooku: The Inner Chambers premieres on Netflix June 29. Based on the manga “Ōoku: The Inner Chambers” by Fumi Yoshinaga, the tale is set in the magnificent city of Edo, where a reversal of gender roles spurs a whirl of emotions. 

Morimoto’s Sushi Master premieres on The Roku Channel June 16. The series features renowned chef and restauranter Masaharu Morimoto as head judge of a cooking competition centered on the world’s most popular cuisine: sushi. Hosted by Lyrica Okano, the six-episode series highlights the skill, ingredients, delicacy and talent needed to perfect the art of sushi-making. Chef Dakota Weiss and Chef Kenji López-Alt also serve as judges. 

Animated series Skull Island premieres on Netflix June 22. Shipwrecked in the South Pacific, a group of explorers encounter a menagerie of fearsome creatures — including the giant ape who rules the island: Kong. The series stars Nicolas Cantu, Mae Whitman, Darren Barnet, Benjamin Bratt, and Betty Gilpin. 

Season two of The Freak Brothers premieres on Tubi June 25. The series chronicles the escapades of a trio of stoner anti-establishment characters and their smartass cat who wake up from a 50-year nap after smoking a magical strain of weed in 1969, and must adjust to life with a new family in present-day San Francisco. In the second season, the Freaks and Kitty’s Mary Jane-fueled misadventures will take them from their high school reunion to matching wits with Mark Zuckerberg, settling old scores with Mitch McConnell, and battling Seth Rogen in a Pot Brownie Bake-Off contest. 

Muscles & Mayhem: An Unauthorized Story of American Gladiators premiers on Netflix June 28. The series chronicles the meteoric rise, dramatic fall, and gripping behind-the-scenes stories of one of the biggest spectacles on television during the height of the ’90s. Told first hand from the stars who lived through it, this five part series reveals untold stories of the iconic American Gladiators‘ triumph, turmoil, and ultimate price of fame. 

Crime Scene Kitchen returns for season two June 5 on Fox. Celebrity judges appearing this season are NeNe Leakes, Martina McBride, Richard Blais and Dwight Howard. 

New episodes of Christina on the Coast premiere on HGTV June 29. Real estate expert and designer Christina Hall will embark on the next chapter of sunny SoCal adventures in eleven fresh episodes. As business thrives, Christina and her team, including fellow designer and project manager James Bender, will take on more clients looking for the coastal-inspired renovation of their dreams. Now that Christina is settled in a new home closer to family and friends, the busy mom of three, author and entrepreneur also will tackle her own kitchen overhaul alongside husband Josh Hall. They’ll navigate the challenges of a personal renovation, even hiring a dog whisperer to evaluate how their pet Cash is handling the upheaval at home. 

Acorn TV has renewed The Madame Blanc Mysteries for season three. Antiques dealer Jean White is nearly bankrupt after her husband’s sudden death, and so she heads to their one last asset: a cottage in antiques hub Sainte Victoire, France. There, Jean begins investigating his death, aided by sympathetic taxi driver Dom. She soon finds the colorful locals have a treasure trove of other mysteries for her to assess, too.

Clara Lago and Tamar Novas are set to star in Netflix’s Clanes. A new lawyer arrives to settle in the small town of Cambados. Her name is Ana and her presence doesn’t go unnoticed by anyone, including Daniel, son of an important drug trafficker and visible head of the “Padín clan” while the father remains in prison. Ana, with extensive experience in one of the best law firms in Madrid, has decided to start from scratch in Cambados with the intention of settling accounts with her past. 

The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) are set to air live around the world on September 12 at 8. The ceremony will return to New Jersey’s famed Prudential Center. This year’s global fan-filled spectacle will honor the best music videos of the past year with unforgettable performances, epic tributes and show-stopping appearances from music’s biggest stars. 

Devin McCourty has joined NBC Sports’ Football Night in America. Football Night begins at 7 p.m. ET each week during the NFL regular season on NBC and Peacock and provides highlights and analysis of the afternoon games, interviews with high-profile players and coaches, breaking news insights, and an extensive preview of that night’s Sunday Night Football matchup. 

Romantic crime drama Cannes Confidential premieres on Acorn TV June 26. The series centers on the bicker-banter relationship between no-nonsense detective Camille Delmasse and charming international conman Harry King. Thrown together solving crimes on the French Riviera, Camille and Harry’s relationship lies at the heart of the show against a luxurious Cannes backdrop. Camille and Harry’s chemistry is complicated by Camille’s colleague and wing-woman, Léa Robert, and a deal they make to free Camille’s ex-Chief of Police father from corruption charges. 

Not Quite Narwhal premieres on Netflix June 19. Curious and fun-loving Kelp always believed he was a narwhal, until the day he made the most amazing discovery… He’s actually a… unicorn!

Nickelodeon’s beloved Blue’s Clues hosts reunite this weekend in a brand new Blue’s Clues & You! episode and TV premiere of the Paramount+ original film Blue’s Big City Adventure. “The Case of the Missing Thinking Chair,” premiering Friday, May 26, at 11:30 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon, follows Josh and Blue as they embark on a puzzling quest to find the missing Thinking Chair. With a mystery this huge, they need to call in the Blueprints Detective Agency for Steve’s help in solving the case.

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

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