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Unscripted aspirational series Celebrations with Lacey Chabert is coming to Hallmark Media’s subscription streaming service late 2024. The ten episode series will follow the beloved Hallmark Channel star, designer and philanthropist as she surprises deserving kids, families and adults who are making a positive impact in their communities by throwing them the celebration of a lifetime. Hallmark Media plans to further expand its footprint in the unscripted programming space in the new year with more projects to be announced. 

Single’s Inferno 3 premieres December 12 on Netflix. The hottest dating reality series returns. New rules are heating up the island. Winter is about to sizzle. 

Adult animated comedy series Hazbin Hotel premieres January 19 on Prime Video. Guest stars include Broadway veterans Darren Criss, Jeremy Jordan, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Patina Miller, and Jessica Vosk. They will join the stacked lineup of previously announced main cast including Erika Henningsen, Stephanie Beatriz, Alex Brightman, Keith David, Kimiko Glenn, Blake Roman, Amir Talai, Christian Borle, and Joel Perez. The series will feature original music and lyrics from Sam Haft and Andrew Underberg. 

Boy Swallows Universe premieres on Netflix January 11. A lost father, a mute brother, a recovering addict mum, a heroin dealer for a stepfather, and a notorious criminal for a babysitter. Eli Bell is just trying to follow his heart and understand what it means to become a good man, but fate keeps throwing obstacles in his way. In a room below his house in 1980s Brisbane, Eli Bell answers a red telephone – and begins a journey that will break his heart before rebuilding it.

Season four of All Creatures Great and Small premieres January 7 on PBS. It’s the spring of 1940 and change is on the horizon for everyone in Skeldale House. James and Helen wonder when the right time might be to start a family, Tristan’s absence is felt by all, and Siegfried attempts to hold the growing household, and himself, together.

The English Dub of Migi & Dali is now streaming on Crunchyroll. The surprise release includes the first two episodes of the series. After finally adopting a child, the Sonoyamas were unprepared for the mystery that would soon unravel. Hitori seems to be the perfect son for his loving parents. He’s handsome, intelligent, and grateful for his new lavish life—but he has a dark secret. Hitori is actually the twins Migi and Dali pretending to be one boy. And they have a terrifying motive behind their hidden identity.

Marc Cuban has announced that he will be leaving Shark Tank following next season. Currently in its fifteenth season, Cuban joined the ABC series in season two as a guest which then led to a permanent stay with the series.  

Comedy special Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares?! premieres December 16 on Max. Following rave reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and an Off-Broadway run, this self-diagnosed important young mind faces the swirling uncertainty of our collective future, asking the big questions, such as: “Is this helping?”, “Am I hot?”, and “No offense guys but literally what is going on?” Treading the line between hilarious stand-up and humorless performance art, the special blends songs, anecdotes, and anxious non-sequiturs in a valiant attempt to raise awareness about important social and political causes… or something. The special from A24 was taped at EartH in London. 

Why the Heck Did I Buy This House? premieres December 26 on HGTV. Kim Wolfe will rescue San Antonio-area homeowners suffering from major buyer’s remorse over eight episodes. The designer, home renovator and busy mom of three will use her expert skills to help clients who hastily bought their home at first sight but now regret their decision. Armed with tenacity and ingenuity, Kim will get her hands dirty during every phase of the renovation, bringing her design vision to life for each property. Ultimately, she’ll save these families stuck in lifeless spaces overrun by dysfunctional layouts, outdated style and overlooked potential and help them finally fall in love with their reinvented dream home. 

Comedy special Gary Gulman: Born on 3rd Base premieres December 21 on Max. The special offers up his hilarious insights on a range of topics – from growing up poor to pretentious suffixes – all with a generous helping of his inventive humor and absurdism. Reflecting on his eccentric Jewish American family, Gulman chronicles his childhood experiences with free school lunch programs and questionable dental care, as well as incisive swipes at billionaire-ism. With thoughtfulness and empathy, the special sheds light on the performer’s unique point-of-view on both lighthearted and serious subjects.

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert will not air this week as Colbert recovers from surgery for a ruptured appendix. Previously announced guests for this week included Barbara Streisand, Jennifer Garner, Baz Luhrmann, Patrick Stewart, Jon Batiste, and Kelsey Grammer. 

NCIS: Hawai’i will kick off production on season three with a traditional Hawaiian blessing ceremony on O’ahu in honor of its host Hawaiian culture. Series stars Vanessa Lachey, Alex Tarrant, Noah Mills, Jason Antoon, Yasmine Al-Bustami, Tori Anderson and special guest star LL COOL J are expected to participate alongside producers and crew. Kahu (officiant) Kahu Aukai Kekoa will officiate the ceremony, which includes traditional royal maile leis, Oli Aloha (welcoming chant) and Pule Ho’oku’u (closing prayer). For the third season, the ceremony will center around the connections that the number three represents with the past, present and future, as well as togetherness, completeness as a team and moving forward as a family. The new season premieres February 12 on CBS. 

Gyeongseong Creature premieres December 22 on Netflix. The series, set in the spring of 1945, tells the story of two young individuals battling against a monstrous entity born from human greed. In Seoul’s grim era under colonial rule, an entrepreneur and a sleuth fight for survival. 

Jennifer Lopez’s This Is Me… Now will premiere on Prime Video February 16. Unlike anything Jennifer has ever done before and inspired by her upcoming album, the film is an intimate, fantastical and narrative-driven reflection of her personal journey of self-healing and self-love. Lopez has created an immersive world where music and visuals intertwine, revealing the challenges faced and the triumphs achieved. Audiences will witness the transformation and vulnerability in every frame. 

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

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