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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Scott Pilgrim Takes Off’ Premiere Date, ‘The Other Black Girl’ Trailer, ‘Heart of Invictus’ Trailer, ‘The Buccaneers’ Premiere Date, ‘Warrior Nun’ To Continue As Films, ‘American Horror Stories’ Premiere Date, and More!

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Netflix’s Scott Pilgrim anime series titled Scott Pilgrim Takes Off will premiere November 17. Scott Pilgrim meets the girl of his dreams, Ramona Flowers, but learns he must defeat her seven evil exes in order to date her. Then things get even more complicated. The eight episode series is based on the graphic novels by Bryan Lee O’Malley. The voice cast, reprising their roles from the live action film, includes Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Satya Bhabha, Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Brie Larson, Alison Pill, Aubrey Plaza, Brandon Routh, Jason Schwartzman, Johnny Simmons, Mark Webber, Mae Whitman, and Ellen Wong.

The Onyx Collective’s The Other Black Girl premieres on hulu September 13 with all ten episodes. Nella, an editorial assistant, is tired of being the only Black girl at her company, so she’s excited when Hazel is hired. But as Hazel’s star begins to rise, Nella spirals out and discovers something sinister is going on at the company. 

Heart of Invictus premieres on Netflix August 30. The series follows a group of extraordinary competitors from around the globe, all service members who have experienced life-changing injuries or illnesses, on their road to the Invictus Games The Hague. The multi-episode series joins the competitors as they train, and along the way reveal powerful stories of resilience and hope. The series also follows the organizers as they work to prepare for the Games alongside each nation’s team, supporting the competitors as well as their friends and families.

The Buccaneers is set to premiere on Apple TV+ November 8 with the first three episodes. The drama series is inspired by Edith Wharton’s unfinished final novel of the same name. Girls with money, men with power. New money, old secrets. A group of fun-loving young American girls explode into the tightly corseted London season of the 1870s, kicking off an Anglo-American culture clash as the land of the stiff upper lip is infiltrated by a refreshing disregard for centuries of tradition. Sent to secure husbands and titles, the buccaneers’ hearts are set on much more than that, and saying “I do” is just the beginning. 

Following the cancellation of Warrior Nun at Netflix, the series will now continue in a different form. A trilogy of movies will be released to continue the story according to Executive Producer Dean English. Netflix will not be involved in the movies. 

Anthology series American Horror Stories will premiere on hulu October 26. The FX series features a different horror story each episode. 

Netflix is in production on a new sports documentary series tracking top sprinters from countries including the United States, Jamaica, the United Kingdom, Ivory Coast, Kenya and Italy. The series delves deep into the psyches of those elite competitors who train to be the fastest person on the planet. We take an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the high stakes, and mental toughness of the sprinters who devote their entire lives to crossing the finish line in record time, where their professional futures are decided in just fractions of a second. The series will premiere in summer 2024. 

A&E has ordered docuseries The Chicano Squad. The four episode series chronicles a groundbreaking team of bilingual patrol officers plucked from their beats and suddenly promoted to Detectives to form the first all-Latin homicide unit dedicated to tackling Houston’s soaring rate of Latin homicide cases in 1979. Dubbed “The Chicano Squad” by the Houston media, the story of these men who for the next three decades would earn the trust of the community and the department, becoming one of the most highly decorated law enforcement units in the history of Houston, is told through first-hand accounts of the original squad members and those impacted by their work. 

Painting With John will be ending following its third season. The HBO series finds the artist enhancing his intricate watercolor techniques while reflecting on life lessons big and small. The series combines Lurie’s irreverent point-of-view with dynamic captures of his paintings and original music, vivid retellings of his wildest memories, and even some of his luminary toast. 

Season two of Crime Scene Confidential premieres on ID September 6. Led by forensic expert and former CSI Alina Burroughs, who notably served as the CSI on the investigation into the death of Caylee Anthony, each episode follows Burroughs as she uses modern forensic science to re-examine some of the most complex crimes in this country’s history. 

Tamron Hall returns for season five September 5. Hosted and executive produced by Tamron Hall, the daily talk show will bring viewers more moving, fun, inspiring and topical conversations as the veteran journalist connects through engaging, entertaining and newsmaking interviews. 

Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones premieres on Netflix August 30. In the early 2000s, best-selling author & adventurer Dan Buettner collaborated with National Geographic to reverse-engineer a formula for longevity. He scoured the globe for years in pursuit of places where people live much longer than average, and the concept of “Blue Zones” came to fruition. Those expeditions led to the discovery of “Blue Zones” within Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Ikaria, Greece; Nicoya, Costa Rica; and Loma Linda, California. In these places, Dan discovered people living to be 100 at the highest rates in the world. These five populations each have their own unique secrets, but also share some surprising common behaviors that are proven to promote longevity and health. 

Docuseries One Shot: Overtime Elite premieres on Prime Video September 5. Thompson Twins, Amen and Ausar Thompson, and the Overtime Staff discuss the hard work and dedication that goes in to being an Overtime athlete. 

Tahir’s House premieres on Netflix September 6. A family of amateur entrepreneurs must come together to convert their failing fish shop into a thriving business, but branching out isn’t easy. 

Anime movie My Hero Academia: Two Heroes will premiere on Crunchyroll August 17. Deku and his friends take on a daring rescue operation when villains hack into I-Expo – the world’s leading hero item exhibition. All Might is trapped by their sinister plan, and his best hope for saving everyone lies in the new generation of heroes. 

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

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