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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Gen V’ Trailer, ‘Lupin’ Trailer, ‘NCIS: Sydney’ First Look, ‘Love is Blind’ Cast Announced, ‘Rebuilding Black Wall Street’ Premiere Date, ‘Mayor of Kingstown’ Renewed, and More!

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Gen V premieres on Prime Video September 29. Set in the diabolical world of The Boys, the series expands the universe to Godolkin University, the prestigious superhero-only college where students train to be the next generation of heroes – preferably with lucrative endorsements. You know what happens when supes go bad, but not all superheroes start out corrupt. Beyond the typical college chaos of finding oneself and partying, these kids are facing explosive situations … literally. As the students vie for popularity and good grades, it’s clear that the stakes are much higher when super powers are involved. When the group of young supes discover that something bigger and sinister is going on at school, they’re put to the test: Will they be the heroes or the villains of their stories? 

Lupin Part 3 premieres on Netflix October 5. Now in hiding, Assane must learn to live far from his wife and son. With the suffering they endure because of him, Assane can’t stand it any longer and decides to return to Paris to make them a crazy proposal: leave France and start a new life elsewhere. But the ghosts of the past are never far away, and an unexpected return will turn his plans upside down.

NCIS: Sydney premieres on CBS November 13. With rising international tensions in the Indo-Pacific, a brilliant and eclectic team of U.S. NCIS agents and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) are grafted into a multinational taskforce to keep naval crimes in check in the most contested patch of ocean on the planet. 

Season five of Love is Blind premieres on Netflix September 22. The cultural hit reality series returns with a new group of Houston singles ready to hit the pods and find love. As the experiment continues to expand, each participant’s individual journey, emotional growth, and ability to embrace a new approach to dating is key – whether they find love outwardly or within. In the most shocking season yet, the singles face new challenges, unexpected twists, and surprising turns that will test their personal resolve, and the strength of their connections, more than ever before. Even if the couples can forge a strong enough bond to get engaged sight unseen, can their love survive the challenges waiting for them in the outside world – including protective families, skeptical friends, and the exes they thought they’d left behind? 

Docuseries Rebuilding Black Wall Street premieres on OWN September 29. Tulsa’s Greenwood District, better known as Black Wall Street where Black business leaders, homeowners and civic leaders thrived. On May 31, 1921, and into the next day, a mob destroyed that district in what has been called the single most horrific incident of racial terrorism since slavery. An estimated 300 people were killed, more than 1,200 homes destroyed, and at least 60 businesses and community buildings burned to the ground. Today, the Greenwood District is a community rebuilding, a journey of strength and joy examined in this unique uplifting renovation docuseries. Over the course of six episodes, Chestnut and build teams, led by designers Jon Pierre and Mary Tjon-Joe-Pin (Two Steps Home), guide viewers through Greenwood’s rich history and the personal journeys of those featured – many of whom are the descendants of original Black Wall Street residents. As new businesses and projects progress, viewers will experience the physical and emotional challenges that come with large-scale construction and celebrate the promise of Greenwood’s future.

Paramount+ has renewed Mayor of Kingstown for a third season. The series follows the McLusky family, power brokers in Kingstown, Michigan, where the business of incarceration is the only thriving industry. Tackling themes of systemic racism, corruption and inequality, the series provides a stark look at their attempt to bring order and justice to a town that has neither. 

Fox has made a scheduling change for its upcoming fall season. I Can See Your Voice will no longer air on Tuesdays. It will be held for midseason. Repeats of 9-1-1: Lone Star will air Tuesdays at 9 following Name That Tune. 

Limited series Expats will premiere on Prime Video early 2024. The six episode series is set against the vibrant and tumultuous tapestry of 2014 Hong Kong. It centers on three American women – Margaret (Nicole Kidman), Hilary (Sarayu Blue), and Mercy (Ji-young Yoo) – whose lives intersect after a sudden family tragedy. The series interrogates privilege and explores what happens when the line between victimhood and culpability becomes blurred. Brian Tee, who plays Margaret’s husband Clarke and Jack Huston, who plays Hilary’s husband David also star in the series. series stars Nicole Kidman, Sarayu Blue, Ji-young Yoo, Brian Tee, and Jack Huston. 

The CW has made changes to its schedule again. FBoy Island will be moving to Mondays starting with the season three premiere October 16. The CW’s comedies Son of a Critch, Run The Burbs, Children Ruin Everything, and Everyone Else Burns will now air on Thursdays starting October 19. FBoy Island follows three women who move to a tropical paradise where they’re joined by 21 men – 10 self-proclaimed “Nice Guys” looking for love, and 11 self-proclaimed “FBoys,” there to compete for cold, hard cash. The women will navigate the dating pool together with the hope of finding a lasting love connection. By the finale, all will be revealed: who is a Nice Guy, who is an FBoy, who the women ultimately choose, and who walks away with the prize money. It is a social experiment that asks: Can FBoys truly reform or do Nice Guys always finish last? 

CBS has announced the cast for the upcoming season of Survivor. The 18 new castaways will compete against each other when the iconic reality series premieres its milestone 45th edition and kicks off a historic season of extended 90-minute original episodes, September 27. 

Season eight of The Circus premieres on Paramount+ with Showtime October 8. The series returns to examine the high stakes political drama of the emerging presidential race. The six episode season lays bare this extraordinary and precarious moment, as the president seeks reelection amid a bitterly polarized political environment and a former president aims to challenge him while facing criminal charges for his conduct, including attempting to subvert the very democracy he hopes to lead once again. The show follows President Biden’s mounting campaign, Donald Trump’s unfolding legal battles and impending trials, and the longshot Republican candidates attempting to dethrone him as the party’s standard bearer all while the future of American democracy hangs in the balance. 

Pictionary, hosted by Jerry O’Connell, returns for season two on FOX stations across the country September 11. The series follows the same rules as the at-home play. In the show, celebrity captains lead two teams of three players as they draw clues for their teammates to guess the winning words or phrases. One player from each team will take turns drawing images that depict a word from a specific category, in an effort to help their teammates guess the correct word. The grand prize winners will receive $2,000 and a vacation to an exotic destination, plus go home with Pictionary’s new game, Pictionary Air 2. Laughs and excitement abound with a mix of new and returning celebrity captains, including Jojo Siwa, Raven-Symoné, Rebecca Romijn, Corbin Bleu, Ricki Lake, Loni Love, Jaleel White, Carson Kressley, Kevin Nealon, and many more. 

CNN will air a special presentation of the documentary No Responders Left Behind September 10 at 9pm ET/PT. The documentary followsJon Stewart, first responder and 9/11 social activist John Feal, and FDNY hero Ray Pfeifer in their fight to obtain health benefits and compensation for 9/11 first responders. Shot over five years, the documentary reveals the unwavering fight led by Stewart, Feal and Pfeifer as they take on the U.S. government to provide healthcare and benefits for the thousands of responders who are suffering with life-threatening and financially devastating illnesses from toxins released at Ground Zero after 9/11. 

The first round of all-star 2023 VMAs presenters includes Bebe Rexha, Charli D’Amelio, Coco Jones, Dixie D’Amelio, Emily Ratajkowski, French Montana, GloRilla, Ice Spice, Jared Leto, Madelyn Cline, Rita Ora and Sabrina Carpenter. Additionally, the lineup for the Extended Play Stage presented by Doritos includes Kaliii, Reneé Rapp and The Warning. The ceremony airs live from New Jersey’s Prudential Center on September 12. 

Part 1 of FX’s American Horror Story: Delicate premieres September 20. After multiple failed attempts of IVF, actress Anna Victoria Alcott wants nothing more than to start a family. As the buzz around her recent film grows, she fears that something may be targeting her – and her pursuit of motherhood.

Everything Now premieres on Netflix October 5. After a lengthy recovery from anorexia, Mia is ready to get her life back – only to discover her friends are way ahead of her.

Season three of The D’Amelio Show premieres on hulu September 20. While the outside world beckons with bigger and better opportunities for the D’Amelios, their toughest challenges come from within their own relationships. Sisters Dixie and Charli experience their highs and lows together, but without Marc and Heidi to mediate, things come to a head when they can’t see eye-to-eye. Charli has leapt from phone screens to performing live, but young love and family strife take center stage. Dixie, newly in her single era, is living large as a young celebrity in Hollywood, but will the high life bring her down? And with their futures on the line, the D’Amelios work to build their family business into an empire, but are Dixie and Charli yearning for more independence? 

Season four of LEGO Masters premieres on Fox September 28. The series brings imagination, design and creativity to life when teams of LEGO enthusiasts go head-to-head, with infinite possibilities and an unlimited supply of LEGO bricks. Once again, teams of two will compete against each other in even more ambitious brick-building challenges such as a Cirque du Soleil challenge and an explosive volcano build in the hopes of taking home a $100,000 cash prize, the ultimate LEGO trophy and the grand title of LEGO Masters. For the first time in LEGO Masters history, the winning build will be transformed into a set and displayed at a LEGO flagship store. 

Docuseries Savior Complex premieres on HBO September 26. The series chronicles the controversial story surrounding Renee Bach, a young American missionary who felt called by God to set up a charity for malnourished children in Jinja, Uganda. But years later, shocking allegations arose that Renee was treating the sick children herself, without medical qualifications. Detailing Renee’s divisive journey, the series addresses the wider questions around “white saviorism” and the ethics of foreign aid work done in the name of humanitarian and religious ideals. 

Docuseries The Super Models premieres on Apple TV+ September 20. The four episode series features never-before-seen commentary from some of the biggest names in fashion and culture, with contributors including Fabien Baron, Jeanne Beker, Emily Bierman, Tim Blanks, Martin Brading, Paul Cavaco, Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele, Grace Coddington, Sante D’orazio, Charles DeCaro, Arthur Elgort, Edward Enninful, David Fincher, Tom Freston, John Galliano, Garren, Robin Givhan, Tonne Goodman, Michael Gross, Bethann Hardison, Marc Jacobs, Kim Jones, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Rocco Laspata, Suzy Menkes, Isaac Mizrahi, Michael Musto, François Nars, Todd Oldham, Hal Rubenstein, Anna Sui, Annie Veltri, Donatella Versace and Vivienne Westwood. 

The Victoria’s Secret World Tour premieres on Prime Video September 26. Part spectacular fashion event, part documentary, the one-of-a kind show promises an unrivaled viewing experience that celebrates the mission of Victoria’s Secret – to uplift and champion women – on a global scale.Presented as a re-imagined fashion show, The Tour is a celebration of women and global creatives, looking at fashion and art through a cinematic narrative lens. 

Game show Who the Bleep Is That? returns in 31 major markets September 11. The series is a half-hour game show hosted by comedian Jeff Dye, where contestants have their celebrity knowledge put to the test by looking at obscured celebrity images and guessing who the bleep it is! The images take the form of pixilated photos, sketches, throwback pics, stars in their most famous roles, photos embedded in slot machines, and on and on. Contestants compete for a fabulous grand prize! 

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

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