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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Girls5eva’ Premiere Date, ‘Platonic’ Renewed, ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Ending, ‘Good Omens’ Final Season, ‘Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur’ Premiere Date, ‘The Traitors’ Trailer, and More!

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Season three of Girls5eva will premiere on Netflix March 14. The members of the late ’90s girl-group Girls5eva – Dawn, Wickie, Summer, and Gloria – have reunited and recorded a new album, Returnity, so it’s time for the next logical step: a comeback tour. With no plan, tour manager, or venues secured, the ladies pile into a van and hit the great unknown, doing their damnedest to promote their album and get back on top. In the process, Girls5eva will grapple with life on the road, see their relationships tested, play a billionaire’s birthday party, sow their oats, confront parents they believe held them back, cross paths with the biggest pop star on the planet, and question if they really want “the big time” again. Will Girls5eva fast-track their comeback and sell their tour documentary in the process? Or will the road destroy them? The first two seasons aired on Peacock.

Apple TV+ has renewed Platonic for a second season. Starring Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen, the series follows a platonic pair of former best friends approaching midlife who reconnect after a long rift. The duo’s friendship becomes all consuming – and destabilizes their lives in a hilarious way. 

Curb Your Enthusiasm will return for a twelfth and final season on HBO February 4. Starring Larry David as an over-the-top version of himself, the iconic comedy series offers a tongue-in-cheek depiction of the writer/producer/comedian’s fictionalized life. The comedy series continues to prove how seemingly trivial details of one’s day-to-day life can precipitate a catastrophic chain of events. To keep the narrative spontaneous, the series is shot without a script and cast members are given scene outlines and improvise lines as they go. 

Good Omens has been officially renewed for a third and final season on Prime Video. As did the second season, the third season will explore storylines that go beyond the original source material to illuminate the ineffable friendship between Aziraphale, a fussy angel and rare-book dealer, and the fast-living demon Crowley. 

Season two of Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur will premiere February 2 on Disney Channel. Based on Marvel’s hit comic books, the series follows the adventures of 13-year-old super-genius Lunella Lafayette and her 10-ton T-Rex, Devil Dinosaur, as they protect her Lower East Side neighborhood from danger. In season two, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur are in their element as Super Heroes. As Moon Girl’s Super Hero-ing intertwines more with her personal life, she must decide if the cost of keeping her identity a secret is worth the toll it takes on her family.

Season two of The Traitors premieres on Peacock January 12. The series is a nail-biting psychological adventure in which treachery and deceit are the name of the game. Entertainment’s most competitive reality stars and famous faces play the ultimate murder mystery game. Hosted by Alan Cumming at an ancient castle set deep in the Scottish Highlands, contestants work together on a series of exhilarating missions to build a prize fund worth up to $250,000. Hidden amongst the Faithful are the Traitors, whose goal is to eliminate the Faithful and claim the prize for themselves. Under the cover of darkness, the Traitors murder the Faithful one by one in a treacherous spree, while the Faithful try to uncover the Traitors and banish them from the game. If the Faithful contestants banish all the Traitors, they will share the prize fund, but if a Traitor or Traitors makes it to the end, they will steal all the money. 

The first episode of Disney+’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians will also stream on hulu December 20 for a one episode event through January 31. Percy Jackson is on a dangerous quest. Outrunning monsters and outwitting gods, he must journey across America to return Zeus’ master bolt and stop an all-out war. With the help of his quest mates Annabeth and Grover, Percy’s journey will lead him closer to the answers he seeks: how to fit into a world where he feels out of place, and find out who he’s destined to be. 

RuPaul’s Drag Race returns January 5 on MTV. Charlize Theron, Adam Shankman, Becky G, Icona Pop, Isaac Mizrahi, Jamal Sims, Joel Kim Booster, Kaia Gerber, Kelsea Ballerini, Kyra Sedgwick, Law Roach, Mayan Lopez, Ronan Farrow, and Sarah Michelle Gellar will serve as guests judges for the season. They will join host RuPaul and mainstay judges Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley, Ross Mathews and Ts Madison for the sixteenth season. 

Fox has ordered psychological crime drama series Murder in a Small Town. Based on L.R. Wright’s nine-book “Karl Alberg” series, it stars Rossif Sutherland and Kristin Kreuk. The series follows Karl Alberg, who moves to a quiet coastal town to soothe a psyche that has been battered by big-city police work. But this gentle paradise has more than its share of secrets, and Karl will need to call upon all the skills that made him a world-class detective in solving the murders that, even in this seemingly idyllic setting, continue to wash up on his shore. Cassandra is a local librarian who becomes Alberg’s muse, foil and romantic interest.

The New Look premieres February 14 on Apple TV+. Inspired by true events and filmed exclusively in Paris, the series starring Glenn Close centers on fashion designers Christian Dior, Coco Chanel and their contemporaries as they navigated the horrors of World War II and launched modern fashion. It focuses on the pivotal moment in the 20th century when the French city led the world back to life through its fashion icon Christian Dior. As Dior rises to prominence with his groundbreaking, iconic imprint of beauty and influence, Chanel’s reign as the world’s most famous fashion designer is put into jeopardy. The interwoven saga follows the surprising stories of Dior’s contemporaries and rivals from Chanel to Pierre Balmain, Cristóbal Balenciaga and more; and, provides a stunning view into the atelier, designs and clothing created by Christian Dior through collaboration with the House of Dior. 

New episodes of Bluey premiere on Disney+ January 12. In the new episodes, Bluey showcases the joyful simplicity that can be found in families turning everyday events of family life — like making a cubby house (blanket fort) or a trip to the beach — into unique adventures that bring to life how children learn and grow through play. The new episodes will air on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in territories around the world later in 2024. Also later in 2024, Disney+ fans will have even more new Bluey to look forward to, when the previously announced first-ever Bluey special, “The Sign.”

Lisa Kudrow has joined the cast of No Good Deeds. Kudrow joins Ray Romano in the Netflix dark comedy series. The series follows three very different families vying to buy the very same 1920s Spanish style villa that they think will solve all their problems. But as the sellers have already discovered, sometimes the home of your dreams can be a total nightmare. 

Lisseth Chavez has been promoted to series regular for the upcoming fifth season of The Rookie. Chavez recurred in the fourth season of the ABC cop drama. 

Annie Murphy and Christine Baranski will star in season two of hulu’s Nine Perfect Strangers. Lucas Englander and King Princess will also star. They join Murray Bartlett, Dolly de Leon, Maisie Richardson-Sellers and Aras Aydin. The series is based on the book by Liane Moriarty. 

Sci fi series Murderbot will air on Apple TV+. The ten episode series based on the books by Martha Wellsstars stars Alexander Skarsgård. It follows a self-hacking security android who is horrified by human emotion yet drawn to its vulnerable “clients.” Murderbot must hide its free will and complete a dangerous assignment when all it really wants is to be left alone to watch futuristic soap operas and figure out its place in the universe. 

Following being dropped by Max, The Tourist will now stream on Netflix. Season one will be made available on the streamer February 1. The new second season will premiere February 29. In the new season, Elliot and Helen travel to Ireland to find answers about Elliot’s identity, but instead, they are forced to face the dangerous consequences of his past actions. 

Hulu has announced the cast of Vanderpump Villa. The unscripted docu-drama follows Lisa Vanderpump’s hand-selected staff as they work, live, and play at an exclusive French estate: Chateau Rosabelle. Each scintillating episode follows the elite staff as they try to provide luxurious, once-in-a-lifetime, Vanderpump-curated experiences for guests while dealing with rivalries, romances, and raucous misadventures that come from living and working together 24/7. The villa cast consists of Stephen Alsvig (“Events Coordinator”), Anthony Bar (“Executive Chef”), Marciano Brunette (“Lead Server”), Caroline Byl (“Sous Chef”), Grace Cottrell (“Housekeeper”), Priscila Ferrari (“Server”), Hannah Fouch (“Server”), Eric Funderwhite (“Chateau Manager”), Telly Hall (“Mixologist”), Emily Kovacs (“Housekeeper”), Andre Mitchell (“Mixologist”), Gabriella Sanon (“Events Coordinator”). 

Netflix has ordered limited series Apple Cider Vinegar. The series takes place at the birth of social media and follows two young women – Belle and Milla – who set out to cure their life-threatening illnesses through health and wellness, motivating their growing online communities along the way. All of which would be inspiring if it were true.

Dominique “Lil Baby” Jones, Saweetie and Cynthia Bailey will appear in the upcoming season of Starz’s BMF. Bechir Sylvain, Taylor Sele, Kadianne Whyte, Ren King, Morgan Alexandria, Christopher B. Duncan, and Cedric Martin are also set to recur in the third season, premiering March 1. 

National Geographic has ordered docuseries Tucci – The Heart of Italy. The ten episode series follows the actor across the country as he unlocks the distinct flavors that define each region and discovers the rich versatility of Italy through those he meets along the journey. Tucci guides viewers to discover the real Italy – with all its complexities – through its cuisine. He’ll travel to 10 regions, including Sicily, Trentino-Alto Adige, Veneto, Marche and Lazio. As Tucci travels to each corner of the country, he seeks out the essence of each region and its people through the food they eat. 

Killer Soup premieres January 11 on Netflix. Loosely inspired by a news headline, Killer Soup serves up a tantalizing blend of intrigue and dark humour in this bizarre crime series that’s perfect for every palette. Swathi Shetty, an aspiring yet talentless home chef, cooks up a bizarre plan to replace her husband, Prabhakar, with her lover, Umesh. But when a bumbling local inspector and amateur villains stir the pot, things don’t go as planned and a recipe for chaos ensues. 

The final episode of HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel will air December 19. HBO’s longest running series will end with a 90-minute retrospective. The final episode highlights segments from over 1,100 extraordinary stories, reported from nearly 70 different countries across the seven continents. Gumbel, along with veteran correspondents Mary Carillo, Jon Frankel, Soledad O’Brien, Andrea Kremer and David Scott reflect on segments that transcended the world of sports and centered on the costs of modern sport, holding power to account, the resilience of athletes who defied unthinkable challenges and the innumerable personalities that made lasting impressions over the nearly three decades of the program. 

Nine Lives of… premieres on Vice January 10. The ten episode series tells the untold stories of how our favorite icons have struggled, been canceled, screwed up, or fallen… only to rise again. They’ve faced crises not just to survive, but to thrive. Love ’em or hate ’em, their stories can’t be denied.

Astrid Lindgren’s world-famous story Ronja the Robber’s Daughter is coming to Netflix in 2024. The series follows the adventures of a young girl born into a gang of robbers in a medieval Scandinavian castle. As Ronja grows up, she discovers that the surrounding forest can be a magical and sometimes dangerous place filled with strange creatures. But when Ronja meets the young boy Birk from a rival gang, it marks the beginning of a dark family feud, all while a notorious bailiff arrives to rid the forest of robbers once and for all. Ronja and Birk flee into the forest to try to survive on their own. 

Last Chance Garage premieres March 20 on MotorTrend. Specialty car restoration mistakes are much more common than you’d think, and each episode features a car with a horrifying backstory: multiple shops, years lost, and tens of thousands of dollars in sunk costs. On the flip side of that struggle, audiences will see the customer and learn about their unique – and often deeply personal – connection to their car. Tony D’Antonio leads a team of incredibly skilled mechanics who undo the mistakes of other garages by reviving the cars and dreams of their owners. Tony knows what it takes to fix a botched job and make his clients’ dream cars a reality once more. When Tony reveals the revival plan to the client, it will be their first moment of hope in a long while. When the client finally lays eyes on their treasured vehicle, it will be a special moment. A happy end to a long journey. 

The Silent Service Season One – The Battle of Tokyo Bay premieres February 9 on Prime Video. The scripted series is based on the legendary Japanese manga franchise. The series depicts Kaieda’s story on a grand scale, from declaring the independent state of Yamato and negotiating a military alliance with Japan, to the subsequent Battle of Tokyo Bay. 

Trevor Noah will return as host of The 66th Annual Grammy Awards for the fourth consecutive year. The ceremony will air live on CBS February 4. 

ABC has announced the lineup for the upcoming holiday special iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023. The show will feature select performances by this year’s biggest artists, including Olivia Rodrigo, SZA, Niall Horan, OneRepublic, Sabrina Carpenter, Jelly Roll, Doechii, Paul Russell, Melanie Martinez, David Kushner, AJR, Pentatonix, Big Time Rush and a very special performance from Cher. In addition to the live performances, the two-hour primetime special will also showcase backstage segments with featured performers and special presenters including Jared Leto, Jimmy Fallon, Andy Cohen, Martha Stewart, Dixie D’Amelio, Maddie Ziegler and Ariana Greenblatt, with pop-ins from Kendall Jenner, Hailey Bieber and Tate McRae. The event airs December 21 on ABC. 

Hoda Kotb and Al Roker return to Pasadena for NBC’s live coverage of the 135th Rose Parade Presented by Honda on January 1. Roker celebrates 25 years hosting the NBC telecast and this marks NBC’s 97th year broadcasting the Rose Parade, beginning on radio in 1927 and then televising the annual event beginning in 1954. This year’s masterpiece floral floats will span up to 75-feet long and 35-feet high. The eye-popping floats will feature effects such as pyrotechnics, smoke, waterfalls, streamers, and bubbles. 

The fourth season of UNINTERRUPTED’s Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers premieres January 12 on Amazon Freevee. Coming off a disappointing end to their last season, the new season follows the Trailblazers back at work under the senior leadership of Bronny James and Dylan Metoyer. A new group of players, including Jimmy Oladokun and Ashton Hardaway, have enrolled in Chatsworth, California with hopes of guiding Sierra Canyon back to a state title. The new season also shows the journey for James, as he is recruited and ultimately committed to the USC men’s basketball team. 

Dionne Warwick, Dwight Howard, Carnie Wilson, Montell Jordan, Jennie Garth, Lisa Ann Walter, Lauren Alaina, NeNe Leakes, Thomas Lennon, Gavin DeGraw and more will serve as celebrity detectives in the all-new season of I Can See Your Voice, premiering January 3 on Fox. Host Ken Jeung, Cheryl Hines and Adrienne Bailon-Houghton will also return with a rotating panel of guest celebrity detectives to help one contestant tell the difference between good and bad singers… without ever hearing them sing a note. With $100,000 on the line, the contestant will attempt to weed out the bad “Secret Voices” from the good. In the end, the singer whom the contestant picks will reveal their true voice in a duet performance with a musical superstar, resulting in an amazing musical collaboration or a totally hilarious train wreck.

Friday Night Vibes returns January 5 on TBS with new hosts Nina Parker and Kevin Fredericks. Filmed at “The Gathering Spot” in the historic West Adams neighborhood of Los Angeles, film fans can join Parker and Fredericks every week to vibe with surprise guests, engaging new segments, and fun conversations about film, culture and everything in between. Focusing on a thoughtful selection of films from a variety of genres, movies featured in Friday Night Vibes are filled with characters and stories viewers love.

Big Little Brawlers premieres January 9 on Discovery Channel. Set in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, the series follows athletes in the Micro Wrestling Federation, one of the most successful little person wrestling leagues in the world. “Pinky Shortcake” and “Syko,” parents and wrestling partners, must navigate their relationship both in and out of the ring. The voice of micro wresting, “Ivar the Micro,” dreams of going from hype man to wrestler despite significant physical risk. Popular veteran “Lil’ Show” wrestles to support his wife and children but fears his best moments in the ring are behind him. And, the up-and-coming wrestler “Hot Rod” must prove his talent lives up to his ego. Despite internal dramas and frustrations, Micro Wresting Federation CEO Jack Darrell Hillegass encourages the group to work together as a family as they approach “MicroFest,” the biggest micro wresting event of the year. 

We Are Family premieres January 3 on Fox. Anthony Anderson and his mama Doris host the ultimate musical guessing game where the singers are the relatives of the hottest names in sports, music, entertainment and pop culture.

Season two of Farmer Wants a Wife premieres February 1 on Fox. Season two’s new crop of farmers – Ty Ferrell, Mitchell Kolinsky, Brandon Rogers and Nathan Smothers – host a group of single women who leave behind the comfort and convenience of city life for the charms and challenges of country living, as they embark on an adventure that could change the course of their lives forever. 

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

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