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Paramount+ has canceled iCarly after three seasons. The series was a reboot of the series which ran on Nickelodeon. Season three found that adulting continued to be complicated for Carly and her friends. Carly and Freddie struggled to redefine their relationship (#Creddie), Spencer looked for a return to his roots, and Harper’s reunion with an old rival lead to an unexpected outcome. 

Saturday Night Live returns for Season 49 October 14 with Pete Davidson as host and Ice Spice as musical guest. Bad Bunny will host and serve as musical guest October 21. The whole cast will be returning with Chloe Troast as a new featured performer. 

The Buccaneers premieres on Apple TV+ November 8. The eight episode series is inspired by author Edith Wharton’s unfinished final novel of the same name. Girls with money, men with power. New money, old secrets. A group of fun-loving young American girls explode into the tightly corseted London season of the 1870s, kicking off an Anglo-American culture clash as the land of the stiff upper lip is infiltrated by a refreshing disregard for centuries of tradition. Sent to secure husbands and titles, the buccaneers’ hearts are set on much more than that, and saying “I do” is just the beginning. 

Undead Unluck premieres on hulu October 6. What happens when an unlucky girl meets an undead guy? Pure chaos! Tired of inadvertently killing people with her special ability Unluck, Fuko Izumo sets out to end it all. But when she meets Andy, a man who longs for death but can’t die, she finds a reason to live – and he finds someone capable of giving him the death he’s been longing for.

Season two of Wicked City premieres on ALLBLK October 19. In season one, we followed a coven of Black witches who pushed their supernatural powers to new heights after uncovering dark secrets and accidentally entering the world of the forbidden. This season, three months after failing to stop a magical slaver named The Handler, the Atlanta coven find themselves broken and separated. Jordan – who now runs The Mystic Haven – and Angela try and fail to find Sherise who’s being held captive by The Handler. Mona has moved away, and Camille is put in permanent hiding by her birth mother, Claudette. Unbeknownst to the coven, Tabitha and Caden are trapped inside a nightmare realm as Claudette exacts her revenge. Meanwhile, Sherise is forced to do The Handler’s bidding at his high-class magical supper club “Obsidian Dream.” 

Love Island Games premieres November 1 on Peacock. The Islanders entering the villa for the inaugural season are iconic Love Island singles from around the world including UK, USA, Australia, France, Sweden and Germany. They will get a second shot at love as they compete in a brand-new format to be crowned champions. In this cheeky new iteration, romance will meet reality as fan-favorite Islanders are faced with both team and couples’ challenges, all while navigating dating, eliminations, recoupling, dramatic arrivals, and new competition twists and turns that help control the game like never before. Maya Jama will host the new series alongside UK comedian Iain Stirling who reprises his role as narrator. 

The Artful Dodger premieres on hulu November 29. The series explores the adult double life of Charles Dickens’ famous prince of thieves, Jack Dawkins aka The Artful Dodger, whose fast pickpocketing fingers have turned into the skilled hands of a surgeon. Set in 1850s Australia, in the lively colony of Port Victory, Dodger’s past returns to haunt him with the arrival of Fagin, luring him back into a world of crime. A greater threat – to Dodger’s heart – is Lady Belle, the Governor’s daughter, determined to become the colony’s first female surgeon. From heists to life-and-death surgeries to the harsh realities of the criminal world mingling with the middle ground and gentry, this is a tale of reinvention, betrayal, redemption, and love with a twist. 

Anime series T・P BON is coming soon to Netflix. An ordinary high school student named Bon becomes part of a team of time-traveling agents tasked with saving people’s lives during historical events that happen across different eras and locations around the globe. The announcement commemorates the 90th anniversary of Fujiko F. Fujio’s birth. 

Season six of The Real Housewives of Miami premieres on Bravo November 1. The season six cast includes returning housewives Guerdy Abraira, Lisa Hochstein, Julia Lemigova, Dr. Nicole Martin, Alexia Nepola and Larsa Pippen. Kiki Barth, Adriana de Moura and Marysol Patton return this season as friends. 

Season ten of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. premieres this January on PBS. This season 18 celebrities are joined by 3 non-celebrity guests, chosen for the series following a nation-wide casting call. The series unravels their deep ancestral histories and solves family mysteries. The acclaimed series continues its use of the latest DNA technology, along with genealogical detective work, to help new guests learn about their family’s past, often answering decades-old questions, uncovering mysteries, telling stories of unknown ancestors, and sometimes altering a guest’s life for the better. Following years of overwhelming requests from viewers, season ten will also feature three non-celebrity guests in the final episode of the season. These special guests were chosen as part of a nationwide search in 2022 that garnered over 9,000 submissions from hopeful fans. Valerie Bertinelli, Danielle Brooks, LeVar Burton, Ciara, Michael Douglas, Lena Dunham, Brendan Fraser, Sammy Hagar, Sunny Hostin, Tracy Morgan, Alanis Morissette, Ed O’Neill, Bob Odenkirk, Anthony Ramos, Iliza Shlesinger, Wes Studi, Dionne Warwick, and Jesse Williams will also be featured. 

Starz has ordered drama thriller series The Hunting Wives. Based on the novel by May Cobb, the series tells the story of Sophie O’Neil and her family’s move from the East Coast to deep red East Texas, where she succumbs to socialite Margo Banks’ irresistible charms – and finds her life consumed by obsession, seduction, and murder. 

The CW comedies will now move to their new night on Thursday nights beginning October 26. Son of a Critch, Run The Burbs and Children Ruin Everything will be joined by the new series Everyone Else Burns. 

Season five of The Kelly Clarkson Show will premiere on October 16. The series will now tape in New York after filming in Los Angeles the previous seasons. 

The 77th Annual Tony Awards will air live on CBS June 16. They will broadcast live for the first time from the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. Nominations for the 2024 Tony Awards will be announced on Tuesday, April 30, 2024. 

Season four of The Drew Barrymore Show will premiere October 14. The new date comes after Barrymore came under fire for starting up her series during the recently ended writers strike. 

Docuseries Escaping Twin Flames premieres on Netflix November 8. In our digital era, why not turn to the internet to find your soulmate? Enter Jeff and Shaleia, the leaders of Twin Flames Universe who sell online classes that guarantee harmonious union with your destined partner. The three episode series pulls back the veil on Twin Flames Universe, a controversial online community that preys on people looking for love. With exclusive access to former members, the series reveals the horrifying stories of coercion and exploitation surrounding Twin Flames Universe – from encouraging stalking behavior to manipulating gender identities. The series also documents the active efforts of family members to rescue their loved ones from Jeff and Shaleia’s web. 

ESPN and ABC will exclusively air the 2023 WNBA Finals Presented by YouTube TV – Las Vegas Aces vs. New York Liberty beginning October 8. It will mark the 27th consecutive season of WNBA Finals on ESPN platforms.

CBS News announced additions to its political unit today, Those addition include Nidia Cavazos, Shawna Mizelle, Allison Novelo, Olivia Rinaldi, Jake Rosen and Taurean Small as 2024 campaign reporters. The network is also expanding roles for CBS News’ Camilo Montoya-Galvez, Aaron Navarro, Zak Hudak and Cristina Corujo as key members of its political and campaign newsgathering efforts. 

NBC Sports will present 39 combined Cup and Xfinity Series races in 2024 across NBC, USA Network and Peacock. NBC Sports will begin its 2024 Cup Series coverage with the series’ inaugural race at Iowa Speedway in primetime on USA Network on June 16, at 7 p.m. ET. 

Chef and entrepreneur David Chang has teamed up with Prime Video’s Thursday Night Football for exclusive food-focused features. The deal includes a series of on-air features highlighting the unique cultures, cuisines, and fans of NFL teams. He’ll profile restaurants and chefs that define their communities, visit the best local tailgates at NFL stadiums, and celebrate how food is rooted in gameday traditions across America. These segments will air throughout select TNF games this season on Prime Video, with Chang’s first feature debuting on TNF Tonight October 5, prior to Bears vs. Commanders. 

Doona! premieres on Netflix October 20. A college student navigates life and school while dealing with a unique predicament – he’s living with a beautiful former K-pop idol.

Season two of Behind the Attraction premieres on Disney+ November 1. The series takes viewers on a ride behind Disney Parks’ most iconic and beloved attractions, featuring the Imagineers that designed them and the Cast Members who operate them. On the heels of season one’s exploration of staples including Jungle Cruise, Haunted Mansion, “it’s a small world,” and Space Mountain, season two will continue to showcase more quintessential Disney Parks’ attractions including Pirates of the Caribbean, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Indiana Jones Adventure, EPCOT, The Food, and Nighttime Spectaculars. 

Season three of The Tailor premieres on Netflix November 3. Peyami’s feelings for Esvet intensify, forcing him to make the difficult choice between their love and his lifelong friendship with Dimitri.

Watch Meryl Streep, Paul Rudd, and Martin Short perform original songs from Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building season three. All episodes are now streaming. 

Lifetime’s annual Stop Breast Cancer for Life campaign features new PSAs with First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, and Keshia Knight Pulliam and Rachel Lindsay. As new breast cancer screening recommendations have emerged this year, Lifetime has centered the network’s annual Stop Breast Cancer for Life campaign to emphasize that screenings should not be based on a “one-size-fits-all” approach and early detection can save lives. 

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

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