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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Castlevania: Nocturne’ Trailer, ‘Lawmen: Bass Reeves’ Premiere Date, ‘A Murder at the End of the World’ Trailer, ‘Goosebumps’ Premiere Date, ‘Song of the Bandits’ Trailer, ‘Rick and Morty’ Teaser, and More!

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Castlevania: Nocturne premieres on Netflix September 28. The gory and gothic adventures of the Castlevania franchise continue with an exciting new setting and their highest stakes yet. A gripping story of love and loss, Nocturne marks an evolution to the original fan-favorite Castlevania Netflix Series. Featuring a never before seen origin story of Richter Belmont (gaming icon, and one of the Franchise’s most beloved characters). Bandana included. France, 1792 – the height of the French Revolution. In a remote part of western France, the counter-revolutionary aristocracy has forged an alliance with a terrifying Vampire Messiah, who promises to ‘eat the sun’ and unleash an army of vampires and nightcreatures to crush the revolution and enslave humanity. Annette, a sorceress from the Caribbean, seeks out Richter Belmont, last descendant of the long-fabled family of vampire hunters, to lead the resistance. 

Lawmen: Bass Reeves premieres on Paramount+ November 5 with the first two episodes. Revealing the untold story of the most legendary lawman in the Old West, the series follows the journey of Reeves and his rise from enslavement to law enforcement as the first Black U.S. Marshal west of the Mississippi. Despite arresting over 3,000 outlaws during the course of his career, the weight of the badge was heavy, and he wrestled with its moral and spiritual cost to his beloved family.

FX’s A Murder at the End of the World premieres on hulu November 14. The mystery series features a Gen Z amateur sleuth and tech-savvy hacker Darby Hart. Darby and eight other guests are invited by a reclusive billionaire to participate in a retreat at a remote location. When one of the other guests is found dead, Darby must use her skills to prove it was murder before the killer takes another life.

Goosebumps premieres on Disney+ and hulu October 13. The new series follows a group of five high schoolers as they embark on a shadowy and twisted journey to investigate the tragic passing three decades earlier of a teen named Harold Biddle – while also unearthing dark secrets from their parents’ past. The ten episode series will launch with five episodes followed by weekly episodes. 

Song of the Bandits premieres on Netflix September 22. In the lawless land of Gando, fierce bandits will stop at nothing to fight for their precious homeland and loved ones – even if it means life or death. 

Rick and Morty season seven premieres on adult swim October 15. Rick and Morty are back and sounding more like themselves than ever! It’s season seven, and the possibilities are endless: what’s up with Jerry? EVIL Summer?! And will they ever go back to the high school?! Maybe not! But let’s find out! There’s probably less piss than last season. Rick and Morty, 100 years! Or at least until season 10! 

All the Light We Cannot See premieres on Netflix November 2. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the limited series follows the story of Marie-Laure, a blind French girl and her father, Daniel LeBlanc, who flee German-occupied Paris with a legendary diamond to keep it from falling into the hands of the Nazis. Relentlessly pursued by a cruel Gestapo officer who seeks to possess the stone for his own selfish means, Marie-Laure and Daniel soon find refuge in St. Malo, where they take up residence with a reclusive uncle who transmits clandestine radio broadcasts as part of the resistance. Yet here in this once-idyllic seaside city, Marie-Laure’s path also collides inexorably with the unlikeliest of kindred spirits: Werner, a brilliant teenager enlisted by Hitler’s regime to track down illegal broadcasts, who instead shares a secret connection to Marie-Laure as well as her faith in humanity and the possibility of hope. 

Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special 1 dub will premiere on Crunchyroll September 10 at 10:30PM PT. The fate of the world hangs in the balance as Eren unleashes the ultimate power of the Titans. With a burning determination to eliminate all who threaten Eldia, he leads an unstoppable army of Colossal Titans towards Marley. Now a motley crew of his former comrades and enemies scramble to halt his deadly mission, the only question is, can they stop him?

The Swarm premieres on The CW September 12. Around the world, strange happenings, borne out of the oceans: Whales destroy boats, deep sea crabs attack beaches, mussels block container ships. An unknown ice worm destabilizes continental slopes and triggers tsunamis. A deadly pathogen spreads into the drinking water. Across the globe, lives are increasingly imperiled, the situation worsening by the day – and yet, nobody can draw a connection between the seemingly random attacks. Except for a group of scientists who come together through their shared sense that something bigger is at play: an intelligent life force, dwelling in the deep – capable of manipulating the ocean, and everything that resides in it. A being which has borne witness to our destruction of the seas and has decided to drive us to extinction. But hardly anyone believes their findings. And so, the group is forced to undertake a life-threatening mission, tracking the intelligent life force within the Arctic Ocean. It is a mission they know may claim their lives. 

A “Night with Norman,” (Une Nuit avec Norman) begins September 10 with the debut of The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon, starring Norman Reedus, as AMC Networks’ linear channels BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV and WE tv join AMC and AMC+ for a multi-network event for the premiere of the highly anticipated next series in the Walking Dead Universe. A new season of Ride with Norman Reedus will immediately follow at 10:28 p.m. ET/PT on AMC and AMC+. The Daryl celebrations continue with a special episode of The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs featuring The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon series premiere airing across AMC, AMC+ TV and Shudder TV on Friday, September 15 at 9:00 p.m. ET. Special guest and Executive Producer of The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon, Greg Nicotero, will be joining Joe Bob to discuss all the insider details of the European apocalypse. Following the initial broadcast, the special will be available for on demand viewing on Shudder and AMC+ starting Friday, September 22. 

Damon Wayans Jr. will host CBS’s upcoming new game show Raid The Cage. The series will premiere October 13. Two teams of two face off to grab-and-go prizes from the Cage before their time runs out and the doors close. Correctly answering trivia questions adds seconds to the clock, giving teammates more time to grab prizes ranging from cool trips to electronics and even a new car! After three lively rounds, the team that banks the highest total dollar value in prizes wins the game, keeps what they grabbed and plays the final round to try and “Beat the Cage” for the biggest prizes of the night. 

Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel will be ending with its current 29th season on HBO. The investigative sports series began in 1995 and has over 300 episodes. The monthly magazine broadcast produces hard-hitting investigative reports and gripping in-depth profiles from across the sports spectrum.

The Drew Barrymore Show returns for season four September 18. The syndicated talk show will feature new segments, guests and interviews. The series is optimism TV, bringing information, inspiration, and entertainment to the daytime audience. Known world-wide for her infectious brand of humor and positivity, host Drew Barrymore shares her undeniably relatable point of view on the show while celebrating every part of humanity along the way. Drew’s creating a movement to march in the army of optimism with a multi-topic format. She elevates, inspires and entertains in every area and in every segment from human interest stories to happy news to lifestyle segments and celebrity guests.

Apple TV+ has announced its first German-language series Where’s Wanda? starring Heike Makatsch, Axel Stein and Lea Drinda. How far would you go to save your child? For Carlotta and Dedo, the answer is clear. Until recently they were a normal family, but after waiting in vain for the police to bring back their 17-year-old daughter Wanda, who disappeared months ago without a trace, they are now taking matters into their own hands. With the help of their tech-savvy son Ole, who helps them obtain surveillance devices, they disguise themselves as employees of an electrical company and bug first their neighborhood and then half their suburb, finding out that behind closed doors none of their neighbors are who they pretend to be. 

NBC is bringing together the legacy of Elvis Presley and the spirit of the holiday season in a new live music special, Christmas at Graceland November 29. Viewers will be brought into the historic Graceland estate, Elvis’ treasured home that has been visited by millions of his fans around the world. It will feature music’s biggest stars celebrating the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, his music and his favorite time of year in an unprecedented holiday special live from his iconic home, Graceland. Participating performers will be announced at a later date. 

Season five of Love Is Blind premieres September 22 on Netflix. Singles who want to be loved for who they are have signed up for a less conventional approach to modern dating in Houston, and will choose someone to marry without ever meeting them. Over several weeks, the newly engaged couples will move in together, plan their wedding and find out if their physical connection matches their strong emotional bond developed in the Pods. When their wedding day arrives, will real-world realities and external factors push them apart, or will they marry the person they fell blindly in love with? Hosted by Nick and Vanessa Lachey. 

Sam Jay: Salute Me or Shoot Me premieres on HBO September 23. In her first HBO stand-up special, comedian and writer Sam Jay takes the stage at Brooklyn Steel for a hilariously frank discussion on embracing our differences, the stresses of long-term relationships, and the power of empathy. Newly engaged, Jay gets candid about life with her future wife and the unknown stresses of being “the man,” the grim reality of trash day, and more. Deftly showcasing her conversational style, the special  is a witty rumination on life’s challenges as well as society at large – ultimately urging us to have empathy for one another in spite of our differences. 

September 25 is NCIS Day in celebration of the 20th anniversary and devoted fandom of the long running series. The festivities will include a mini NCIS marathon from 8:00 to 11:00 PM on CBS, and 20% off NCIS merchandise with code NCIS20 at checkout in the NCIS storefront of from Sept. 7 through Oct. 2.

Creature premieres on Netflix October 20. With its epic story, created in the early 1900’s and stretching from Bursa to Istanbul, the series focuses on one of the most fundamental questions of humanity, “death and beyond”. The biggest wish of Ziya, an adventurous, rebellious and excited young medical student, is to be a very good physician and cure many epidemics that medicine cannot find a cure for. Standing between madness and genius, Doctor İhsan, whom Ziya met in Istanbul, is almost the only person in this world who could understand him. These two eccentric and wounded souls will pay a heavy price for the secret and forbidden experiment they embarked on together…

House of Villains premieres on E! October 12. The series brings together 10 iconic and infamous reality television villains under one roof. Hailing from some of the most popular reality television franchises, these notorious villains meet their match as they must outsmart, out-manipulate and out-scheme each other through a series of challenges in order to win a $200,000 cash prize and the title of “America’s Ultimate Supervillain.” Each week the contestants compete in a battle-royale challenge that tests their physical, mental and emotional strength. The winner of the challenge is safe from elimination and at the end of the week one villain is sent home. It’s the battle of the century as alliances are made, trusts are broken and the villains scheme their way to the top. 

Season two of Emeril Tailgates premieres on The Roku Channel September 7. Football fans are notoriously competitive, especially when it comes to tailgating. To help some superfans gain an edge at their next tailgate party, we’re inviting them to Emeril’s outdoor kitchen in New Orleans to learn some can’t-lose recipes. Each week, we’ll profile a different city, a different superfan, and offer up creative new twists on their favorite tailgate treats. 

All episodes of National Geographic’s Animals Up Close with Bertie Gregory will premiere on Disney+ September 13. While on expedition off the icy coast of Antarctica to film the very rare type B1 killer whales – it’s estimated there are only 100 alive today – Bertie Gregory filmed two humpback whales interfering as B1 orcas hunted their favorite prey: the Weddell seal, which can weigh up to 1200 pounds. The whales swam over to the site of the attack to disrupt the killer whales from capturing the seal, though they ultimately failed to save its life. This fascinating moment revealed a phenomenon where one species of marine animal appears to be trying to protect another. Scientists believe that because killer whales occasionally take humpback whale calves for food, this drives the adult humpbacks to try to stop any killer whale hunt they come across.

Season four of Big City Greens premieres on Disney Channel September 23. Get ready for all the farm-to-city shenanigans! Cricket Green, Tilly Green, and their whole family are back! 

Olivia Rodrigo is set to perform at the upcoming 2023 VMAs. The event will air live from New Jersey’s Prudential Center on September 12 at 8PM ET/PT. 

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

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