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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Fallout’ Premiere Date, ‘Squid Game: The Challenge’ Trailer, ‘Paris in Love’ Trailer, ‘007: Road to a Million’ Trailer, ‘After-school Hanako-kun’ English Dub Premiere Date, ‘Blade of the Immortal’ Premiere Date, and More!

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Prime Video’s Fallout series based on the video game franchise will premiere April 12. The announcement comes on the 26th anniversary of Fallout Day, an annual celebration of all things dedicated to the franchise. Set in the future post-apocalyptic Los Angeles and world of Fallout, the series is an original story based on Fallout that will be part of the canon of the games. The series cast includes Ella Purnell, Walton Goggins, Aaron Moten, Moisés Arias, Kyle MacLachlan, Sarita Choudhury, Michael Emerson, Leslie Uggams, Frances Turner, Dave Register, Zach Cherry, Johnny Pemberton, Rodrigo Luzzi, Annabel O’Hagan, and Xelia Mendes-Jones. 

Squid Game: The Challenge premieres on Netflix November 22. In the ten episode season, 456 real players will enter the competition show in pursuit of a life-changing reward of USD $4.56 million. As they compete through a series of games inspired by the original show – plus surprising new additions – their strategies, alliances, and character will be put to the test while competitors are eliminated around them. 

Season two of Paris in Love premieres on Peacock November 30. This season, pop-culture icon Paris Hilton is keeping a life-changing surprise, even from her own family. She and her husband welcome their first child in secret as a way to protect him from a media frenzy, which throws her close-knit family for a loop. As she learns to navigate motherhood and career demands, Paris also drops a bombshell memoir revealing decades of untold traumas, rocking her world and her family once more. 

007: Road to a Million premieres on Prime Video November 10. Nine duos will take part in the Bond-inspired adventure series where each have a chance of winning a life-changing £1,000,000. From emergency nurses and retired police officers to a married couple on a journey of travel and adventure, the eighteen contestants are all everyday relatable people. The nine pairs, all from different walks of life, must face Bond-inspired challenges from across the globe. “The Controller,” portrayed by Brian Cox, has hidden ten questions around the world for each pair. To reach these questions, the pairs face Bond-inspired challenges, which push their physical strength and mental reserves to the limit. Each question is worth an increasing amount of money, and if answered correctly, they bank the cash and continue to the next question. If they get it wrong, their journey is over. 

The English dub of After-school Hanako-kun premieres October 24 on Crunchyroll. The spirit Hanako-kun and his human assistant, first-year student Nene Yashiro, keep the peace between supernatural forces and the students of Kamome Academy. When they’re not fighting to maintain balance between the living and spirit worlds, how do they spend their time? Join Hanako-kun and Nene on their adventures after school!

Blade of the Immortal (Mugen no Juunin: Immortal) premieres October 30 on HIDIVE in sub and dub. Manji, the Slayer of Hundreds, has been cursed with eternal life — but in the dark of his existence shines a final glimmer of hope. If he can slay 1,000 evil men, Manji will finally be able to end his life of infinite misery. When a young girl named Rin asks him to help her take revenge on the group of master swordsmen who slaughtered her family, Manji finds some resemblance to his lost younger sister in her and decides to come to her aid.

Comedy special Verified Stand-Up premieres on Netflix November 28. Filmed at Webster Hall in New York City, the series features 10 of the best comedians in the game: Asif Ali, Dulcé Sloan, Gianmarco Soresi, Isiah Kelly, Leslie Liao, Nimesh Patel, Robby Hoffman, Rosebud Baker, Sabrina Wu, and Vanessa Gonzalez. Over the course of two-episodes, discover your new favorite comedian. 

Docuseries The Priest From Hell premieres on Viaplay October 24. The series unveils the shocking truth behind one of the most talked about Danish criminal cases which follows a manipulative priest who nearly convinced everyone that his wife left town when he had actually murdered her and disposed of her body. What started as a mysterious disappearance of 43-year-old Maria Jakobsen ended up as a gruesome murder – the killer was Maria’s own husband and father of her two children, Thomas Gotthard. Thomas, who was a liked and dedicated parish priest, had been living a double life. While conducting service in his church he was secretly planning the murder of his wife in graphic detail. The story of what really happened is told through unique witnesses and interviews with those who were close to the couple.

Dancing with the Stars will feature a tribute to former judge Len Goodman. Returning to the series to take part in the number will be former pros Kym Johnson-Herjavec, Anna Trebunskaya, Karina Smirnoff, Edyta Sliwinska, Tony Dovolani, Louis van Amstel, Maks Chmerkovskiy and Mark Ballas. Also taking part are former pros and current judge Derek Hough, and current co-host Julianne Hough. Episodes air Tuesdays on ABC and Disney+. 

Douglas Mackinnon will not be returning as executive producer, director and co-showrunner of Prime Video’s Good Omens. The news comes ahead of a likely third and final season at the streamer. It is being reported that the cast options have been picked up ahead of a possible renewal.  

The season premiere of Peyton’s Places season four is now streaming on ESPN+. Peyton joins 49ers tight end, George Kittle, on the streets of San Francisco to promote the NFL’s newest national holiday: National Tight Ends Day. Later in the season, Manning will tell stories of football history with the help of guests including Wes Chandler, Mark Cuban, Dan Fouts, Darrell Green, Charlie Joiner, Mark May, Phil Simms, Joe Theismann, Ricky Watters, Wes Welker, and Kellen Winslow. 

Culprits premieres on hulu December 8. Joe Petrus is living the American dream: he’s a fiancé to Jules, dad to Frankie and Bud, and starting his own business in a sleepy suburban town. But unbeknownst to his family, Joe has a secret. Three years ago, Joe was recruited by notorious British criminal Dianne Harewood to join her crew and take part in a high-stakes crime – one that promised to make Joe rich and provide him with a brand-new life. And now, his dangerous past is about to catch up with him. When a killer starts targeting the crew behind the crime, Joe realizes that the only way to keep his family safe is to return to London, make contact with his old gang, and track down Dianne. 

Docuseries House of Kardashian premieres on Peacock November 16. Focusing on the three most powerful members of the Kardashian-Jenner family – Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner – this three-part series confounds expectations and what we think we know about the Kardashians, to explore their rise, reach and the cost that comes with being some of the most famous women on the planet. The tightly controlled narratives behind the family’s relationships, scandals, controversial business deals and personal struggles are seen from a new perspective, revealing first-hand accounts from those close to the family and within it. And their story isn’t over – as the family’s influence and ambition continues to grow, the series also considers where their huge power will take them and the kind of legacy they will leave behind. 

The film BlackBerry will air on AMC and AMC+ as a three episode limited series airing November 13, 14 and 15. The event will feature 16 additional minutes of footage not seen in the film. The series tells the story of the meteoric rise and catastrophic demise of the world’s first smartphone.

LEGO Marvel Avengers: Code Red premieres on Disney+ November 27. The Avengers gather to celebrate their latest victory, but their celebration is quickly interrupted by the mysterious disappearance of Black Widow’s father, Red Guardian. As the Avengers investigate, they discover that Red Guardian isn’t the only one missing when they meet a dangerous new foe quite unlike anything they’ve ever encountered before. 

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

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