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Hazbin Hotel premieres January 19 on Prime Video. The series follows Charlie, the princess of Hell, as she pursues her seemingly impossible goal of rehabilitating demons to peacefully reduce overpopulation in her kingdom. After a yearly extermination imposed by angels, she opens a hotel in the hopes that patrons will be “checking out” into Heaven. While most of Hell mocks her goal, her devoted partner Vaggie, and their first test subject, adult-film star Angel Dust, stick by her side. When a powerful entity known as the “Radio Demon” reaches out to assist Charlie in her endeavors, her crazy dream is given a chance to become a reality. 

Season nine of MasterChef Junior premieres March 4 on Fox. This season, the judging panel welcomes Tilly Ramsay, who will join her father Gordon Ramsay. Chef Aarón Sánchez and Daphne Oz also return as judges. The series follows young home cooks between the ages of 8 and 13 who compete in a series of challenges to win the title of America’s next 

Kate McKinnon is set to host Saturday Night Live December 16 on NBC. This will be her first time as host since leaving the series. Billie Eilish will be returning as musical guest for the third time. 

Kate del Castillo and Santiago Cabrera have been cast in the upcoming third season of The Cleaning Lady. Kate del Castillo plays the elegant, beautiful and regal matriarch, Ramona Sanchez who has the grace and quiet wisdom that belies a ruthless cunning below the surface. To the world, she’s a benevolent philanthropist, art collector and loving aunt to a young child, but behind closed doors, she’s shrewd, powerful and fiercely protective of her family, her business and her many dark secrets. Her brother, Jorge Sanchez, played by Santiago Cabrera is intelligent and intuitive with a deep inner strength. He was born in Mexico but raised in the U.S. with all the privileges that newfound wealth has brought to his family. A Harvard Law grad, Jorge has been working as a successful businessman using legitimate business fronts to launder money and serve as a fixer in his family’s organization. Struggling with his wife’s untimely death, he cycles through stages of grief and an insatiable rage at the world, often making him volatile and unpredictable. Season three premieres on Fox March 5. 

Limited series Manhunt premieres March 15 on Apple TV+. Based on nonfiction book from author James L. Swanson, the series is a conspiracy thriller about one of the best known but least understood crimes in history, the astonishing story of the hunt for John Wilkes Booth in the aftermath of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. 

Crunchyroll has announced their lineup for the upcoming Winter 2024 anime season. The lineup consists of series like Solo Leveling, Metallic Rogue, BICCHIGIRI?!, and the second season of TSUKIMICHI -Moonlit Fantasy-. The streamer also announced the series which will be dubbed in English

Adult animated comedy series In the Know premieres on Peacock January 25 with all six episodes. Lauren Caspian is NPR’s third most popular host. He’s a well-meaning, hypocritical nimrod, just like you and me. He’s also a stop motion puppet. Each episode follows the making of an episode of Lauren’s show In the Know, in which Lauren conducts in-depth interviews with real world human guests. Lauren collaborates with a diverse crew of NPR staff. They are also puppets and nimrods. 

Brad Garrett has joined the cast of Not Dead Yet. Garrett will be a series regular when the ABC comedy series returns February 7. He will play the father of Nell’s boss Lexi. 

Simone Missick has been cast in Apple TV+’s Government Cheese. The series follows Hampton Chambers, played by David Oyelowo, a man recently released from prison who struggles to keep his criminal past at bay and win back his family, all while processing moments of divine intervention that seem to happen with increasing frequency. 

Anthony Anderson is set to host the 75th Emmy Awards. The three-hour, coast-to-coast live telecast from the Peacock Theater at L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles will air on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 15 from 8:00-11:00 PM ET/5:00-8:00 PM PT on Fox. 

Alexander Siddig has joined the cast of Foundation. Siddig will be a series regular for the upcoming third season of the Apple TV+ series. 

Rome Flynn is set to recur in the upcoming season of Chicago Fire. Flynn will make his first appearance in the second episode of the NBC series, with the possibility of becoming a series regular.

Dean Norris will recur in the upcoming season of Law & Order: Organized Crime. Norris will play the brother of Christopher Meloni’s character Elliot Stabler. 

The new season of Rico to the Rescue premieres January 24 on HGTV. Builder Rico León will continue helping Denver homeowners salvage renovations that have gone off the rails in a new season of Rico to the Rescue. Driven by his parents’ past experience with a crooked contractor, Rico is an advocate for desperate families who need an empathetic expert to fix their stressful situations. During the nine-episode run, he and his skilled team will tour the house to assess the projects, work to resolve issues with the builder and create a renovation and design plan to turn the construction nightmare into a dream home. 

A new episode of On the Brink, led by ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer and senior congressional correspondent Rachel Scott premieres December 14 on hulu. This news special uncovers the harrowing stories of pregnant women who have medical emergencies in states with laws restricting abortions and the physicians caught in a legal web when trying to provide essential health care. 

Ivy Queen, NewJeans and Post Malone have been added to the lineup for Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2024 December 31 on ABC. K-Pop group NewJeans will perform the first-ever performance in South Korea on the special. Post Malone will rock the stage from the brand-new Fontainebleau Hotel in Las Vegas. From the balmy Caribbean, Ivy Queen’s reggaeton will thrill fans on the island of Puerto Rico. Additional performers will be announced soon.

Grace Bowers, Kane Brown, HARDY, Cody Johnson, Parker McCollum, Megan Moroney, Brothers Osborne with Trombone Shorty, Jon Pardi, Carly Pearce, Jackson Dean, Blake Shelton with Trace Adkins, Morgan Wallen and Bailey Zimmerman have been added to the lineup for CBS’ New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash. Cody Alan, Dustin Lynch and Lonnie Quinn will provide live coverage from Times Square on December 31. 

John Walsh will return as host of America’s Most Wanted when it returns January 22 on Fox. His son, Callahan Walsh, will be joining him as co-host. Each week, John and Callahan will turn to viewers’ leads and information as they analyze some of the nation’s most gripping cases, ranging from horrific murders and deadly drug rings to devastating teenage overdoses and more. In addition, they will consult with a team of experts representing law enforcement units to weigh in on cases featured on the program. 

Christina Hendricks, Rosie Perez, Patton Oswalt, Wendi Mclendon-Covey, Kaniehtiio Horn, Jaime Camil and Amy Sedaris are set to guest star on the upcoming new animated series Grimsburg. The series centers on Marvin Flute, who may be the greatest detective ever to catch a cannibal clown and correctly identify a mid-century modern armoire. But there’s one mystery he still can’t crack – himself. To do that he must return to Grimsburg, a town where everyone has a secret or three, and redeem himself in the eyes of his fellow detectives, his ferocious ex-wife and his lovably unstable son. 

Baby Bandito premieres January 31 on Netflix. Passionate skater Kevin’s life takes an unexpected turn when he falls in love with Génesis, a privileged young woman. Determined to bet everything for her love, Kevin immerses himself in a risky plan to rob a dangerous gang of gangsters called “the Butchers” of an intricate scheme to extract a million-dollar loot that will transform him into the most wanted fugitive in the country. As they defy norms and face intense persecution, their love story becomes intertwined with extreme dangers as they pursue an unusual life, where passion and risk culminate in an exciting journey to Rome. The series is inspired by the robbery of the century that occurred in Chile in 2014.

AXS TV has announced its upcoming Winter programming slate. Cash Cab Music will debut with back-to-back episodes on January 8. Host Adam Growe gives unsuspecting passengers the chance to win cash prizes by answering challenging questions spanning across the rich history of music. You Gotta Eat Here! premieres January 8. Hot Ones premieres January 8. TNA Impact! premieres January 18. New Japan Pro-Wrestling premieres January 11. 

The Playboy Murders returns to ID January 22. Holly Madison reprises her role recounting the shocking intersection of murder and mystery within the world of the popular adult men’s magazine, Playboy. New series Lethally Blonde will premiere on ID March 25. The new series offers insight into tragic stories ripped straight from the headlines, exposing the dark side of people pursuing beauty and fame. The new series features tragic victims, such as Penthouse Pet of the Year, Marjorie Lee Thoreson, a young runaway who was lured into using her body to survive in LA and whose life spiraled into a bizarre tale that ended in a suspicious death, or Kimberly Pandelios, an aspiring model who disappeared after posing in a lingerie shoot for a mysterious photographer.

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

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