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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘School Spirits’ Renewed, Dan Stevens Joins ‘Solar Opposites’, ‘Burn the House Down’ Trailer, ‘Too Hot to Handle’ Premiere Date, ‘My Happy Marriage’ Trailer, New ‘Bluey’ Episodes, and More!

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Paramount+ has renewed School Spirits for a second season. The series is centered around Maddie, a teen stuck in the afterlife investigating her own mysterious disappearance. Maddie goes on a crime-solving journey as she adjusts to high school purgatory, but the closer she gets to discovering the truth, the more secrets and lies she uncovers.


Dan Stevens has joined the cast of hulu’s Solar Opposites. Stevens will replace Justin Roiland as the voice of Korvo after Roiland was removed from the series. The eleven episode fourth season will premiere on hulu August 14. A Valentine’s Day special will air in 2024. The series previously aired Christmas and Halloween themed episodes. Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty is also in the process of recasting their leads previously played by Roiland.



Burn the House Down premieres on Netflix July 13. The affluent Mitarai family, who run their own hospital, met with a terrible misfortune when their house became engulfed in flames. Thirteen years later, Anzu Murata visits the Mitarai residence in hopes of becoming its new housekeeper but is met by the owner’s beautiful yet intimidating second wife, Makiko. Anzu lands the job and goes about her duties, but she has an ulterior motive for infiltrating the Mitarai house…



Season five of Too Hot to Handle premieres on Netflix July 14. Another sultry-but-sexless retreat awaits, under Lana’s watchful eye, for a group of incurably flirty singles hoping to win a massive $200,000 prize. Just when you thought things couldn’t get any hotter…get ready for the new season.



My Happy Marriage premieres on Netflix July 5. Miyo’s abusive family deems her worthless – but together with her powerful husband-to-be, her true self and hidden powers slowly begin to shine. The series is based on the romance light novel “My Happy Marriage.”



New episodes of Bluey will premiere on Disney+ July 12. The new episodes include cameos from well-known Bluey fans, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, who appears as a talking horse in the episode “Stories,” and Rose Byrne, who plays Chilli’s sister Brandy in “Onesies.” The series follows the adventures of a lovable and inexhaustible Blue Heeler puppy who lives with her Dad, Mum and little sister, Bingo. It showcases the joyful simplicity that can be found in families, by bringing to life how children learn and grow through play.



Sam Esmail’s Metropolis is no longer going forward at Apple TV+. The series was to be an adaptation of the film of the same name from Fritz Lang. Briana Middleton and Lindy Booth were previously cast in the series.


Prime Video has renewed Prisma for a second season. The Italian series follows the stories of a group of teenagers from Latina, a small town in the Roman province, from where we left them at the end of Season One, with the returning ensemble cast, including Mattia Carrano, Lorenzo Zurzolo, Caterina Forza, Chiara Bordi, LXX Blood, Matteo Scattaretico, Zakaria Hamza, Riccardo Afan de Rivera Costaguti, Flavia del Prete, Asia Patrignani, Elena Falvella Capodaglio, Andrea Giannini, Nico Guerzoni.


As the Spring 2023 anime season winds down, three more series will be wrapping up this week. The finale of Skip and Loafer airs June 20. KONOSUBA -An Explosion on This Wonderful World! airs its finale June 21. The finale of My Love Story with Yamada-kun at Lv999 airs June 24.


Head 2 Head Drag Race premieres on MotorTrend+ July 10. The series is an adrenaline-fueled fusion of auto journalism and competitive entertainment, reviving MotorTrend’s much-loved Head 2 Head series in a high-speed format with the newest and hottest cars, trucks, and SUVs. It delivers gripping showdowns featuring a diverse range of vehicles-from exotic supercars and rugged off-roaders to opulent luxury vehicles and future-focused EVs- in an uncompromising quest for drag racing supremacy. Jonny Lieberman and Jeff Glucker will explore new and fascinating features of market-leading cars, before pitting them against each other in a best-of-three drag race. With a rotating theme for each episode-ranging from supercars to extreme off-roaders-and the unpredictable wildcard vehicle, this isn’t just a drag race show, it’s a look into the future of automotive capabilities.


The Crunchyroll Anime Awards will return to Tokyo, Japan on March 2, 2024. The live awards ceremony will be hosted again by voice actress Sally Amaki and popular entertainer Jon Kabira. The Crunchyroll Anime Awards is the leading yearly awards program celebrating the fan-favorite anime series, characters, and creators across streaming, film, and music. Fans in more than 200 countries and territories cast 18 million votes earlier this year to show their love for the nominees, which represented anime excellence across more than 30 anime studios, eight streaming platforms, over 50 series and films; and alongside more than 50 voice actors. Nominees and voting will open early 2024.


Ari Graynor has joined the cast of HBO’s Winning Time: The Rise Of The Lakers Dynasty. Greaynor will recur as a fictional character in the upcoming second season.


People Magazine Investigates returns for season seven on Investigation Discovery July 10. The series shines a spotlight on some of the most horrifying crimes that have gripped the nation in recent memory. From a mass murder at a yogurt shop in Austin, Texas, that shook the city to its core to exclusive, new revelations in a disturbing missing persons case in the High Sierras that has been a fixation of internet sleuths for years to insight into the hunt to track down the Times Square Killer – each episode continues to offer exclusive interviews with those closest to these crimes, incredible archival footage and emotional, firsthand accounts from victims’ loved ones and survivors.



See It Loud: The History of Black Television premieres on CNN July 9. The series celebrates the achievements of Black actors and creators, examining the historical impact Black culture has on all culture. Today we are in the midst of what is being widely referred to as “The Golden Age of Black Television;” however, this “Golden Age” is the culmination of an eighty-year struggle for Black artists to find a voice and fight for representation. The series takes viewers on a journey from Black television’s origins in sitcoms like The Jeffersons, to blockbuster dramas like Roots, explores the emerging opportunities for Black voices in sci-fi and horror, and examines the cultural impact of the reality and unscripted genre on Black culture. Each episode in this five-part series explores the impact of these stories not only on their creators, but on the audiences watching them, forging connections and building communities of shared experience. It features interviews with Amanda Seales, Anika Noni Rose, Daniel Ezra, Da’Vinchi, Debbie Allen, Deon Cole, Desus & Mero, Gabrielle Union, Jimmie Walker, Judge Greg Mathis, Kevin Frazier, Lamorne Morris, Laz Alonso, Loni Love, Lynn Whitfield, Mo’Nique, Naturi Naughton, Omari Hardwick, Ray J, Ruben Studdard, Sherri Shepherd, Sonequa Martin-Green, Tatyana Ali, Tiffany Pollard, Tisha Campbell, Vivica A. Fox, and many more.



At Home With Genevieve premieres on Crackle June 23 with the first three episodes. After making her mark on the groundbreaking series Trading Spaces, Genevieve spent ten years as one of the top design experts at HGTV. Now she’s taking her award-winning experience and exploring every facet of lifestyle – from food, health, cocktails and pets, to fashion, gardening and (of course) home décor. Alongside celebrity friends, Genevieve also ventures out to meet local doers and creators who are making the world a better place to live. Best of all, she’s offering the tips and tricks to help viewers incorporate these elements into their own lives.



Docuseries Liv Ullmann – A Road Less Travelled premieres on Viaplay June 22. The docuseries about award-winning artist, actor, and author Liv Ullmann features candid conversations with some of Liv’s closest collaborators and friends, including Cate Blanchett, Jessica Chastain, John Lithgow, Jeremy Irons, Sam Waterston and Pernilla August. The series explores her powerful legacy and her role as a trailblazer for women both in front of and behind the camera.


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

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