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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’ Renewed, ‘The Upshaws’ Trailer, ‘Baki Hanma’ Trailer, ‘Southern Charm’ Premiere Date, ‘Mask Girl’ Trailer, New ‘Rap Sh!t’ Premiere Date, and More!

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Prime Video has renewed The Summer I Turned Pretty for a third season. The series is a multigenerational drama that hinges on a love triangle between one girl and two brothers, the ever-evolving relationship between mothers and their children, and the enduring power of strong female friendship. It is a coming-of-age story about first love, first heartbreak, and the magic of that one perfect summer. 

The Upshaws Part 4 premieres on Netflix August 17. The Upshaws are back and there’s more drama than one home can handle. Jenifer Lewis guest stars in three episodes as Dr. Pearl Edmunds, Regina’s new no-nonsense therapist helping her strike a balance between the prioritization of herself, her mental health and her countless family obligations. Marsha Warfield will also guest star in one episode. 

Season two of Baki Hanma premieres on Netflix August 24. It’s Baki Hanma vs. Yujiro Hanma! The ultimate showdown between father and son finally comes to a head in the third part of the Baki series. The second season is divided into two parts: “The Tale of Pickle & The Pickle War Saga,” which is now streaming, and “The Father VS Son Saga.” 

Southern Charm returns for a supersized ninth season on Bravo September 14. Charmers Venita Aspen, Leva Bonaparte, Craig Conover, Olivia Flowers, Taylor Ann Green, Austen Kroll, Madison LeCroy and Shep Rose return. Joining the series are Rod Razavi and Jarrett “JT” Thomas, who aren’t afraid to square off with certain ladies’ looming exes.Rodrigo Reyes, long-time friend of the Charmers, also joins in on the antics. Patricia Altschul, the Grand Dame of Charleston, is back to hold court over the group with son Whitney Sudler-Smith, who finds himself somewhat relieved of his butler duties. New relationships are forged alongside new resentments, but old habits die hard as these southern socialites grapple with shocking allegations that could fracture what were thought to be unbreakable bonds. 

Mask Girl premieres on Netflix August 18. An office worker who is insecure about her looks becomes a masked internet personality by night – until a chain of ill-fated events overtakes her life.

Season two of Rap Sh!t, which was originally set to premiere on Max August 10, will now premiere November 9. The season will kick off with back to back episodes, with one weekly following until the December 21 season finale. The series follows two estranged high school friends from Miami, Shawna and Mia, who reunite to form a rap group. In their rise to fame, Shawna and Mia find themselves at a pivotal moment in their rap career as they are forced to decide if they will stay true to themselves or conform to the demands of the music industry. 

Culprits premieres this fall on hulu. The eight episode thrilling and darkly funny crime series kicks off where most crime stories end: after a high-stakes heist, when the crew of elite criminals have gone their separate ways and have tried to leave their old lives behind. Past and present collide when a ruthless assassin starts targeting them one by one. Why are they being stalked, who is behind the mayhem, and will they be able to find one another in time to protect themselves and the people they love? 

Miss Universe will air on The Roku Channel and Telemundo, covering the U.S. streaming and broadcast markets in both English and Spanish languages, respectively. The 72nd Annual Finale will occur on November 18. The 2023 competition, which is set to take place live in El Salvador, will be executive produced by Sergio Alfaro and his LA-based production company InventTV, as well as Paula Shugart and Anne Jakrajutatip for Miss Universe. 

Disappeared returns for with a two hour season premiere on ID August 20. This season will feature shocking, unsolved missing persons cases from across the country. Each episode begins right before a vanishing occurs and chronicles the search for clues that may indicate what happened. Presenting timely stories with urgency for the public to act on, the families of the missing hope the series will elevate their loved one’s story to bring forth any details or context that may be able to help decipher the truth and a pathway home. 

Who is Erin Carter? premieres on Netflix August 24. Meet Erin – Mum, Wife, Teacher living the expat dream in Spain. Or so we think until a robbery in a supermarket reveals her to be a badass fighter! Erin is clearly not who she says she is but how far will she go to keep her true identity at bay? 

Coming of age sports docuseries God. Family. Football. will premiere on Amazon Freevee September 1. The six episode series follows former pro football player, legendary high school football coach, and pastor Denny Duron, as he comes out of a 30-year retirement from head coaching to lead the football program he founded at Evangel Christian Academy back to national prominence.

Season three of Ragnarok premieres on Netflix August 24. With the lines between good and evil blurred, Magne’s fortitude is about to face its ultimate trial in an epic final battle of gods against giants. 

Season two of The Chelsea Detective will premiere on Acorn TV August 28. This season, London’s richest borough hides a dark side that DI Max Arnold knows all too well. Killers lurk among the art galleries and luxury homes, and it’s up to DI Arnold and new partner Layla Walsh to expose them. 

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

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