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Season two of House of the Dragon will premiere on HBO in summer 2024. Based on George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood,” the series, set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones, tells the story of House Targaryen. Season two will consist of eight episodes. 

True Detective: Night Country premieres January 14 on HBO. When the long winter night falls in Ennis, Alaska, the eight men who operate the Tsalal Arctic Research Station vanish without a trace. To solve the case, Detectives Liz Danvers and Evangeline Navarro will have to confront the darkness they carry in themselves, and dig into the haunted truths that lie buried under the eternal ice. 

Prime Video has renewed Reacher for a third season. The renewal comes ahead of its second season, set to premiere December 15. Season two begins when veteran military police investigator Jack Reacher receives a coded message that the members of his former U.S. Army unit, the 110th MP Special Investigations, are being mysteriously and brutally murdered one by one. Pulled from his drifter lifestyle, Reacher reunites with three of his former teammates turned chosen family to investigate, including Frances Neagley; Karla Dixon, a forensic accountant for whom Reacher has long had a soft spot; and fast-talking, switchblade-wielding family man David O’Donnell. Together, they begin to connect the dots in a mystery where the stakes get higher at every turn, and that brings about questions of who has betrayed them – and who will die next. Using his inimitable blend of smarts and size, Reacher will stop at nothing to uncover the truth and protect the members of his unit. If there’s one thing Reacher and his team know for certain, it’s that you do not mess with the Special Investigators. This season, get ready for Reacher and the 110th to hit back hard. 

The fifth and final season of Star Trek: Discovery will premiere in April 2024. The new season will find Captain Burnham and the crew of the U.S.S. Discovery uncovering a mystery that will send them on an epic adventure across the galaxy to find an ancient power whose very existence has been deliberately hidden for centuries. But there are others on the hunt as well … dangerous foes who are desperate to claim the prize for themselves and will stop at nothing to get it. 

Fallout will premiere on Prime Video April 12. Based on the video game series, Fallout is the story of haves and have-nots in a world in which there’s almost nothing left to have. Two-hundred years after the apocalypse, the gentle denizens of luxury fallout shelters are forced to return to the irradiated hellscape their ancestors left behind – and are shocked to discover an incredibly complex, gleefully weird, and highly violent universe waiting for them. 

Prime Video has officially ordered Cruel Intentions to series. The eight episode series will star Sarah Catherine Hook, Zac Burgess, Savannah Lee Smith, Sara Silva, Khobe Clarke, John Harlan Kim, Brooke Lena Johnson, and Sean Patrick Thomas. In the new adaptation, the series takes place at an elite Washington, D.C., college, where two ruthless step-siblings will do anything to stay on top of the cutthroat social hierarchy. After a brutal hazing incident threatens the entire Panhellenic system at their school, they’ll do whatever is necessary to preserve their power and reputation, even if that means seducing the daughter of the vice president of the United States.

Apple TV+ has canceled animated series Central Park after three seasons. In the musical comedy, Owen Tillerman and his family live an unconventional life in New York’s bustling Central Park, which Owen manages. Now, they’ll have to fend off a wealthy hotel heiress who wants to turn the park into condos.

New series Wild Cards and season three of Family Law premiere on The CW January 17. Wild Cards is a crime-solving procedural with a comedic twist that follows the unlikely duo of a by-the-book, sardonic cop and a spirited, clever con woman. The third season of Family Law follows Abby and her dysfunctional family as they help other dysfunctional families – all while navigating their own personal dramas. Clear of her probation and divorce, Abby is riding high at Svensson & Svensson – but the hard work of reckoning with her past is just beginning.

Sexy Beast premieres January 25 on Paramount+. The prequel series explores the origins of Gal and Don’s complicated relationship as they find themselves descending into the seductive madness of the London criminal world during the vibrant and volatile 1990s, while Gal’s budding relationship with Deedee threatens everything in their world.

Prime Video has renewed The Test for a third season set to premiere in 2024. Season three will once again pull back the curtain on the Australian men’s cricket team, showcasing unprecedented access and never-before-seen footage of the most explosive moments of the tumultuous 2023 Ashes series. This season also covers the 2023 ICC World Test Championship Final, which the Australian team won. 

CBS will continue airing Yellowstone with the third season beginning January 14. The season will run through January, culminating with a two-night season finale event January 28 and January 29. 

Prime Video canceled Riches after one season. With the sudden death of Stephen Richards, his family is left in disarray at the return of his estranged daughter and son Nina and Simon. Much to the shock of Stephen’s second wife Claudia and their children, an unexpected turn of events places Nina as new head of the family empire, Flair & Glory. The scene is set for a messy showdown with both factions of the family vying for control.

HGTV has ordered four new series for 2024. Battle on the Mountain will see home experts Rico Leon, Kim Myles, and Kim Wolfe face-off to upgrade similar mountainside properties in hopes of clinching bragging rights and a $50,000 cash prize. Farmhouse Fixer: Camp Revamp will see Jonathan Knight enlist the help of his family, including his brother and fellow NKOTB member Jordan Knight, to renovate multiple structures on a newly acquired property to create a stunning summer retreat for guests. Divided By Design will follow married interior designers Ray and Eilyn Jimenez as they run separate design firms and bid against each other for clients in the hyper-competitive Miami market. Lakefront Empire will follow a variety of skilled real estate agents as they work to sell a wide range of homes in the Lake of the Ozarks near St. Louis, Missouri.

OWN Celebrates The New Color Purple premieres December 8 on OWN. Oprah Winfrey goes behind the scenes of the movie’s new adaptation, giving audiences an intimate look at the cast, characters and story that has become a cultural phenomenon. Interviews with The Color Purple‘s leading actors, including Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, H.E.R. and Fantasia Barrino who stars as Celie, reveal what went into playing some of the film’s most iconic roles. 

Three new docuseires are coming to Viaplay. PARTNAIR: The Forgotten Tragedy premieres December 5. On September 8, 1989, Norway’s largest plane crash claimed fifty-five lives. Bogus parts were blamed for the disaster. This three-part docuseries offers an emotional journey that sheds new light on the biggest Norwegian scandal of its time. WW2 – Saving Norway’s Gold premieres December 12. The series reveals how the Norwegian government, through a covert operation, managed to smuggle 49 tons of gold out of the country during Nazi Germany’s invasion of Norway in April 1940. MY LIFE AS LASSE HALLSTRÖM premieres December 19. The series offers a look at Lasse’s early life and rise as a filmmaker through archive material, Lasse’s own words, and interviews with family, friends and colleagues, including Richard Gere, Tobey Maguire, Lena Olin, Richard Dreyfuss, and more.

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert will not be returning this week as previously expected. Host Colbert is still recovering from a ruptured appendix which led to last week’s shows being canceled as he recovered. A new return date will be announced. 

The British version of The Traitors will have a companion series when it returns for a second season on the BBC in 2024. The Traitors: Uncloaked will see eliminated contestants see the true identities of the contestants who ousted them. It will also feature interviews and other unseen footage from the main series. 

CMA Country Christmas premieres December 14 on ABC. Amy Grant and Trisha Yearwood co-host and perform “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” and are accompanied by Lindsey Stirling for “Joy to the World” during the festive event. Grant also takes the stage to perform “Grown Up Christmas List,” and Yearwood performs “O Holy Night” with Stirling. In addition to the night’s hosts, the lineup includes Jordan Davis (“O Come All Ye Faithful”), Lady A (“What Christmas Means to Me”), Ashley McBryde with Stirling (“You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch”), Jon Pardi (“Beer for Santa”), The War And Treaty (“Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home)”), and Zach Williams with Lainey Wilson (“Go Tell It On The Mountain”). 

Luminare Christmas! 2023 Holiday Special airs December 16 on AXS TV. The holiday concert event blends magical visuals with powerful music to send viewers on a whimsical winter journey. Throughout this unforgettable evening, Musical Director John Blasucci (Formerly of Mannheim Steamroller and Dennis DeYoung of STYX) reimagines several beloved Christmas classics, in addition to a roster of all-new original material that is sure to get viewers in the spirit of the season as they celebrate the joy and majesty of the most wonderful time of the year. 

Carol & The End of The World premieres December 15 on Netflix. With a mysterious planet hurtling towards Earth, extinction is imminent for the people of the world. While most feel liberated to pursue their wildest dreams, one quiet and always uncomfortable woman stands alone – lost among the hedonistic masses. 

Season two of Halo premieres February 8 on Paramount+. In season two, Master Chief John-117 leads his team of elite Spartans against the alien threat known as the Covenant. In the wake of a shocking event on a desolate planet, John cannot shake the feeling that his war is about to change and risks everything to prove what no one else will believe – that the Covenant are preparing to attack humanity’s greatest stronghold. With the galaxy on the brink, John embarks on a journey to find the key to humankind’s salvation, or its extinction – the Halo. 

Season four of The Boys will premiere on Prime Video in 2024. In Season Four, the world is on the brink. Victoria Neuman is closer than ever to the Oval Office and under the muscly thumb of Homelander, who is consolidating his power. Butcher, with only months to live, has lost Becca’s son as well as his job as The Boys’ leader. The rest of the team are fed up with his lies. With the stakes higher than ever, they have to find a way to work together and save the world before it’s too late. 

New anime series Mobile Suit Gundam: Requiem for Vengeance will be coming to Netflix. The series will take place at the European front during the One Year War, a conflict also depicted in the first Gundam series Mobile Suit Gundam. It will follow themes such as conflict and love seen in previous Gundam titles, as well as human drama depicted through the clash of pilots who operate humanoid weapons called Mobile Suits. 

The complete series of Who’s the Boss? is now streaming on hulu. When his career is cut short by injuries, an ex-Major League baseball player and single dad goes to work as a live-in housekeeper for a high-powered advertising executive and single mom. The eight season series stars Tony Danza, Judith Light, Alyssa Milano, Danny Pintauro and Katherine Helmond.

The Thundermans Return premieres in March 2024. Kira Kosarin and Jack Griffo are back for a new era of superhero crimefighting along with the rest of the Thundermans family!

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

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