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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘A Murder at the End of the World’ First Look, ‘Tough as Nails’ Premiere Date, ‘Physical 100’ Renewed, ‘Foundation’ Trailer, ‘FBI True’ Trailer, Disney Renews and Announces New Animated Series, and More!

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FX’s A Murder at the End of the World, formerly known as Retreat, is a murder mystery limited series. A Gen Z amateur sleuth and tech-savvy hacker named Darby Hart along with eight other guests are invited by a reclusive billionaire to participate in a retreat at a remote and dazzling location. When one of the other guests is found dead, Darby must use all of her skills to prove it was murder against a tide of competing interests and before the killer takes another life. The series stars Emma Corrin, Clive Owen, Harris Dickinson, Brit Marling, Alice Braga, Joan Chen, Raúl Esparza, Jermaine Fowler, Ryan J. Haddad, Pegah Ferydoni, Javed Khan, Louis Cancelmi, Edoardo Ballerini, Britian Seibert, Christopher Gurr, Kellan Tetlow, Daniel Olson and Neal Huff. 

Season five of Tough as Nails premieres on CBS July 2. Episodes will air every Sunday and Friday. The competition series celebrates everyday Americans who consider the calluses on their hands a badge of honor. For the first time, the show filmed in the Canadian “Steeltown” of Hamilton, Ontario, and will feature essential workers from both the United States and Canada who are ready to test their strength, endurance, life skills and mental toughness in challenges that take place in real-world scenarios. One by one, these workers are eliminated from the individual competition until a winner is crowned, but nobody goes home. Contestants who “punch out” of the individual competition continue to compete until the end of the season in a team competition with a chance of winning additional cash prizes. 

Netflix has renewed Physical 100 for a second season. One hundred contestants in top physical shape compete in a series of grueling challenges to claim the honor – and cash reward – as the last one standing.

Season two of Foundation premieres on Apple TV+ July 14. More than a century after the season one finale, tension mounts throughout the galaxy. As the Cleons unravel, a vengeful queen plots to destroy Empire from within. Hari, Gaal and Salvor discover a colony of Mentalics with psionic abilities that threaten to alter psychohistory itself. The Foundation has entered its religious phase, promulgating the Church of Seldon throughout the Outer Reach and inciting the Second Crisis: war with Empire. The series chronicles the stories of four crucial individuals transcending space and time as they overcome deadly crises, shifting loyalties and complicated relationships that will ultimately determine the fate of humanity. 

Season three of FBI True premieres on Paramount+ June 20. The series gives audiences an insider’s look at the dangerous missions of some of the most compelling crime stories handled by the FBI, where split-second decisions can mean life or death.Through firsthand accounts, FBI agents relive the heart-stopping moments of their biggest cases and reveal the shocking details that only the agents on the inside can reveal. 

Disney has announced its upcoming slate of animated series. Disney Junior’s Ariel inspired by The Little Mermaid has been ordered and will premiere in 2024. The series follows a young Ariel and features some fan-favorite characters, including King Triton, Ursula, Sebastian and Flounder, as well as exciting new additions. Also ordered is StuGo. The series is about six overambitious middle schoolers who are tricked into attending a fake academic summer camp by a mad scientist. Magicampers follows the adventures of best friends Darly and Loomis at a day camp for magical creatures on a fantastical island. Darly is half-pig and half-Pegasus, Loomis is half-donkey and half-unicorn, and their young friends are also mythical mashups of all stripes. The Sunnyridge 3 follows a trio of lifelong best friends investigate strange goings-on in a uniquely bizarre shopping center on the fringes of suburban London. Disney also renewed Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life, Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends, Firebuds, The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder, and Kiff. 

Three episode series The Continental: From the World of John Wick will premiere on Peacock this September. The series explores the origin behind the iconic hotel-for-assassins centerpiece of the John Wick universe through the eyes and actions of a young Winston Scott, as he’s dragged into the Hell-scape of 1970’s New York City to face a past he thought he’d left behind. Winston charts a deadly course through the hotel’s mysterious underworld in a harrowing attempt to seize the hotel where he will eventually take his future throne. 

VH1 has renewed Basketball Wives for an eleventh season. Original cast member Evelyn Lozada will be returning to the show after taking a season off. Jackie Christie, Jennifer Williams, and Brooke Bailey will also star in the new season. 

CBS has signed a new deal with Stephen Colbert to continue hosting The Late Show with Stephen Colbert through 2026. The renewal comes following the departure of James Corden from The Late Late Show which will be replaced with a reboot of @midnight. 

The new season of Holmes Family Rescue premieres on HGTV June 21. Starring contractor Mike Holmes and his kids, home renovation experts Michael Holmes, Jr. and Sherry Holmes, the series spotlights Mike’s personal mission to “make it right” for homeowners who have fallen victim to careless or dishonest contractors. In each episode, he will team up with Michael and Sherry to rescue more desperate clients who are struggling with botched construction jobs – exposing the shoddy renovation work and then helping the families fix the problem. 

Crunchyroll will be at Anime Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 1 – 4, 2023. Panels will include series JUJUTSU KAISEN, Horimiya: The Missing Pieces, and SPY x FAMILY. Other series making appearances will be Hell’s Paradise, Metallic Rouge and KamiErabi and more. The event will also feature international premieres for Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5, Link Click Season 2, and Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Season 2—each accompanied by discussions with series creators.

Search Party with Brandon Jordan premieres on The Weather Channel June 18. The adventure series follows Brandon Jordan across the country searching for items lost underwater in hopes to return them to their owners. Each one-hour episode of the series starts with Brandon and his crew polling their social media followers to crowdsource leads for locating lost items believed to be hiding below the surface. Brandon dives into oceans, lakes, rivers, and canals where he is challenged by weather, wildlife, and water conditions in his expedition to find items that were once someone’s prized possession. 

Docuseries Southern Storytellers premieres on PBS July 18. The American South is known for its boundless creativity, absorbing personalities and evocative landscapes. The series follows some of the region’s most compelling and influential contemporary creators to the places they call home – the communities that fertilize the stories they tell in books, songs, poems, plays, and on screens large and small.

Nickelodeon has renewed Baby Shark’s Big Show! for a third season. The new season will follow Baby Shark, his family, and his friends as they dive into unexpected adventures in Carnivore Cove and beyond, from adopting cuddly sea-critter pets to meeting electrifying new fishy friends and more. 

MTV’s “Tuesday Night Takeover” heats up with an all new season of Caught in the Act: Unfaithful. In Season Two, Tami teams up with suspicious lovers to catch and confront their cheating partners. After the investigation, Tami and our relationship coaches – featuring a special guest appearance by DJ Envy – advise our suspicious lovers on how to move forward. In the end, the suspicious lover can join forces with their partner’s other lover or take them both down in an undercover ambush. 

Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire premieres on Disney+ July 5. The action-packed animated sci-fi anthology presents 10 futuristic visions from Africa inspired by the continent’s diverse histories and cultures. 

The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse: Steamboat Silly premieres on Disney+ July 28. The final episode follows Mickey Mouse and his friends as they must stop hundreds of old film reel versions of Mickey from wreaking havoc all over town.

New animated series Primos is coming to Disney Channel. The series follows Tater Ramirez Humphrey, an eccentric girl with big dreams, determined to find what makes her extraordinary. When her 12 chaotic cousins (“primos” in Spanish) move in for the summer, they help her discover her true self. The series is inspired by Kline’s childhood experiences with her extended multicultural Mexican American family. 

Zombies series ZOMBIES: The Re-Animated Series is coming soon to Disney Channel. Meg Donnelly and Milo Manheim will reprise their roles as Seabrook’s star-crossed zombie/cheerleader couple, Zed and Addison. 

Disney Junior Wonderful World of Songs is coming soon to Disney Junior. The musical shorts for preschoolers celebrate the heritage of Disney with classic characters and songs from beloved movies, series and attractions that highlight the wonder and magic of the iconic brand.

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

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