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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Quantum Leap’ Trailer, New ‘Loki’ Premiere Date, ‘Berlin’ Premiere Date, ‘Gen V’ Teaser, ‘FLCL: Shoegaze’ Premiere Date, ‘Hilda’ Premiere Date, ‘Winning Time: The Rise Of The Lakers Dynasty’ Canceled, and More!

QUANTUM LEAP -- Pictured: "Quantum Leap" Key Art -- (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

Season two of Quantum Leap premieres on NBC October 4. It’s been nearly 30 years since Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished. Now, a new team, led by physicist Ben Song, has been assembled to restart the project in the hope of understanding the mysteries behind the machine and the man who created it. The new season will see leaps to Egypt 1961, Los Angeles Riots in 1992 Koreatown, a UFO investigation in 1949 New Mexico, witch trials in 1692 Massachusetts and more! 

Loki season two is now set to premiere October 5 at 6:00 P.M. PT on Disney+. The move away from 12 A.M. PT releases is similar to the change for Star Wars series Ahsoka. Season two of Loki picks up in the aftermath of the shocking season finale when Loki finds himself in a battle for the soul of the Time Variance Authority. Along with Mobius, Hunter B-15 and a team of new and returning characters, Loki navigates an ever-expanding and increasingly dangerous multiverse in search of Sylvie, Judge Renslayer, Miss Minutes and the truth of what it means to possess free will and glorious purpose. 

Money Heist ‘La Casa de Papel) spinoff series Berlin premieres December 29 on Netflix. There are only two things that are sure to turn a bad day into a great one: love, and a payday worth millions. They’re what keep Berlin going through his golden years, a time when he still has no inkling of his illness and hasn’t gotten trapped like a rat in the Spanish Mint. This is where he starts preparing one of his most extraordinary heists: making jewels worth 44 million disappear like some sort of magic trick. To do it, he’ll enlist the help of one of the three gangs he’s ever stolen with. The season will consist of eight episodes. 

The Boys spinoff series Gen V premieres on Prime Video September 29. 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? 

FLCL: Shoegaze is set to premiere on adult swim’s Toonami block September 29. The premiere comes following the three episode season of FLCL: Grunge. FLCL: Shoegaze will also consist of three episodes and see the animation return to the series usual 2D style. 

Season three of Hilda, the final season, will premiere on Netflix December 7. The final run will consist of seven episodes and a 70 minute special. Fearless, free-spirited Hilda finds new friends, adventure and magical creatures when she leaves her enchanted forest home and journeys to the city. The series last aired a movie following the events of the first two seasons. 

HBO has canceled Winning Time: The Rise Of The Lakers Dynasty after two seasons. The series is based on the book “Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s” by Jeff Pearlman. 

CBS has set premiere dates for new, specially themed episodes of The Price Is Right at Night coming this October, and Let’s Make a Deal Primetime in November. On October 2, Survivor host Jeff Probst will join for a Survivor themed episode of The Price Is Right and on October 9, The Amazing Race host Phil Keoghan will “come on down”. The November 3 episode of Let’s Make a Deal will be vacation themed and November 10 will feature a Veterans Days special. An entire week’s worth of daytime prizes will be packed into one special night of Let’s Make a Deal on November 17. 

An all-new original episode of My Hero Academia Season 6 titled UA Heroes Battle is coming soon to Crunchyroll. The world premiere will take place at at New York Comic Con October 13. In the episodes, the third year, Mirio Togata, pays a visit to the students of Class 1-A, who are bored because they are not allowed to go outside. He brings them a card game called U.A. Heroes Battle that the support course made. This game, where players can use cards of various U.A. students, is tough, just like U.A. itself. Who will win the card battle?!

Season 34 of The Simpsons will begin streaming on Disney+ October 11. The latest season consisted of 22 episodes and saw the series hit its 750th episode. The season features guest voice appearances from Fred Armisen, Anna Faris, Will Forte, Simu Liu, Lizzo, Rob Lowe, Melissa McCarthy, Jade Novah, Aubrey Plaza, John Roberts, and more. 

Following Drew Barrymore’s decision to not return to the airwaves due to the ongoing strikes, other series are also pulling back from previously announced premiere dates. The Talk will no longer return as it was intending to do. Additionally The Jennifer Hudson Show will not premiere as it was set to do. Real Time with Bill Maher will also stay dark on HBO despite his initial pledge to bring the series back. 

Miriam Margolyes has joined the cast of Doctor Who as the voice behind the Meep for the upcoming 60th anniversary specials set to air in November. The three special episodes will see the return of David Tennant this time as the Fourteenth Doctor to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the series. Ncuti Gatwa’s first episode as the Fifteenth Doctor will air later this year. 

Alice & Jack is coming to PBS Masterpiece in 2024. When Alice and Jack first meet they’re bound by a connection so powerful it seems nothing can break it, but will their path lead them to a place of happiness and togetherness? Or will life and their own emotional complexities get in the way? Honest, intimate, and surprisingly funny, the series shows love in all its unexpected, technicolor, kaleidoscopic beauty. 

Duff Goldman has signed a new multi-year deal with Food Network. He will continue to appear in series like The Elf on the Shelf: Sweet Showdown, premiering later this year, Halloween Cookie Challenge, premiering on September 25, and Holiday Baking Championship, which premieres November 6. He also recently appeared in the new series Summer Baking Championship. 

Season two of ABC News’ Impact x Nightline will premiere on hulu September 21. The series takes an in-depth look at the topics dominating American culture and conversations around the globe. Featuring hard-hitting investigative reporting from ABC News anchors Diane Sawyer, Juju Chang and Janai Norman, plus correspondents Rachel Scott, Matt Rivers, Selina Wang, Megan Ryte and more, the new season takes viewers into the field each week to examine today’s headlines, giving audiences new insight and a unique, up-close look at the people at the heart of each story.

Good Burger 2 will premiere on Paramount+ November 22. The sequel follows Dexter Reed and original cashier Ed, as they reunite in the present day at fast-food restaurant Good Burger with a hilarious new group of employees.

True crime docuseries 72 Seconds in Rittenhouse Square will premiere on Paramount+ September 26. Searching for the truth, the true-crime series unravels the complex and nuanced story of two strangers, Sean Schellenger and Michael White, whose lives intersected in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square on July 12, 2018. Nothing ever has been the same. The series explores both sides, focusing a lens on these two men: an aspiring rapper and a successful real-estate developer. What really happened that night? Chilling, never-before-seen cellphone video of the fatal clash reveals a stunning twist that blew this case and story wide open. The docuseries navigates dueling perspectives and encourages audiences to question, doubt, and challenge everything they may have believed about this case before. 

ABC has finally announced what will air on Mondays this fall after leaving the schedule blank for a few weeks. Ten episodes of ESPN’s Monday Night Football will simulcast on ABC starsting October 2. Additionally, Monday Night Football will start off each game with a new music video open that combines nostalgia with intensity as “In the Air Tonight” is reimagined by Chris Stapleton, Snoop Dogg, and Cindy Blackman Santana. The show open will include NFL stars, game highlights and dramatic moments intercut with dramatic performances from all three artists.

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

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