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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’ Trailer, ‘Twisted Metal’ Renewed, ‘The Brothers Sun’ Trailer, ‘Sanctuary: A Witch’s Tale’ Premiere Date, ‘Unstable’ Adds Cast, ‘Constellation’ Premiere Date, and More!

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Mr. & Mrs. Smith premieres February 2 on Prime Video. In this version, two lonely strangers land jobs working for a mysterious spy agency that offers them a glorious life of espionage, wealth, world travel, and a dream brownstone in Manhattan. The catch? New identities in an arranged marriage as Mr. and Mrs. John and Jane Smith. Now hitched, John and Jane navigate a high-risk mission every week while also facing a new relationship milestone. Their complex cover story becomes even more complicated when they catch real feelings for each other. What’s riskier: espionage or marriage? 

Peacock has renewed Twisted Metal for a second season. The high octane action comedy is based on the classic PlayStation game series. The first season is about a motor-mouthed outsider offered a chance at a better life, but only if he can successfully deliver a mysterious package across a post-apocalyptic wasteland. With the help of a badass axe-wielding car thief, he’ll face savage marauders driving vehicles of destruction and other dangers of the open road, including a deranged clown who drives an all too familiar ice cream truck. 

The Brothers Sun premieres January 4 on Netflix. When the head of a powerful Taiwanese triad is shot by a mysterious assassin, his eldest son, legendary killer Charles “Chairleg” Sun heads to Los Angeles to protect his mother, Eileen, and his naive younger brother, Bruce – who’s been completely sheltered from the truth of his family until now. But as Taipei’s deadliest societies and a new rising faction go head-to-head for dominance – Charles, Bruce and their mother must heal the wounds caused by their separation and figure out what brotherhood and family truly mean before one of their countless enemies kills them all. 

Sanctuary: A Witch’s Tale premieres January 4 on AMC+ and Sundance Now. The seven episode season is an adaptation of the book by V.V. James. The series is set in a contemporary world where witchcraft is real. It takes place in the idyllic English town of Sanctuary, where for hundreds of years witches have lived peacefully, as valued members of society. Until now… 

Lamorne Morris and Iris Apatow have been added to the cast of Unstable for season two. Fred Armisen is also set to return for the new season. Morris will recur as Peter, the charismatic founder of a biotech start-up. Peter’s rising star manages to stoke the already intense rivalry between Ellis and Jackson. Apatow will recur as Georgia, Anna’s irreverent ex-stepdaughter turned unwilling Dragon intern. She copes with office life by stirring up trouble and making Anna’s life more difficult whenever possible. Armisen reprises his guest starring role as Leslie, Ellis’s board-appointed therapist who is desperate to be liked and be friends with Ellis. 

Constellation premieres February 21 on Apple TV+. The series stars Noomi Rapace as Jo – an astronaut who returns to Earth after a disaster in space – only to discover that key pieces of her life seem to be missing. The action-packed space adventure is an exploration of the dark edges of human psychology, and one woman’s desperate quest to expose the truth about the hidden history of space travel and recover all that she has lost. 

Norman Lear: A Life on Television will air on CBS December 8. The special features new interviews with stars of the long-running comedies Lear created, including Jimmie Walker from Good Times and Mackenzie Phillips from One Day At A Time, in addition to never-before-seen interviews from the ET vault. Also included with this new footage and interviews is an in-depth sit-down interview with Lear that ET host Kevin Frazier conducted when Lear celebrated his 100th birthday, in which he reflected on his lengthy, groundbreaking career. 

Ray Romano will star in Netflix’s No Good Deed, a new dark comedy series from creator and executive producer Liz Feldman. 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. 

Big Brother announced the nine iconic former players who will battle it out to save the holidays and walk away with a $100,000 grand prize in Big Brother Reindeer Games. The hit reality show’s first holiday special debuts with a two-hour premiere, on December 11. Cody Calafiore, Nicole Franzel, Frankie Grande. Taylor Hale, Cameron Hardin, Britney Haynes, Josh Martinez, Xavier Prather, and Danielle Reyes.

The Madame Blanc Mysteries returns for a Christmas special December 25 on Acorn TV. Season three will continue in February with the rest of its seven episode season. The series follows renowned and respected antiques dealer, Jean White. Her expertise in the world of antiquities proves to be the key to solving a series of murders and mysteries against the backdrop of the beautiful French village of Sainte Victoire. 

Love Is Blind Sweden will premiere on Netflix January 12. The dating series follows a social experiment where singles look for love and to get engaged, all before meeting in person. Singles who want to be loved for who they are on the inside will choose someone to marry without seeing them. Over the next four weeks, they’ll move in together, plan their wedding, and attempt to add a physical connection to their emotional bond. When their wedding day arrives, will they marry the person they fell blindly in love with? Or have the physical realities and external factors sabotaged their relationship? 

The star-studded lineup of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2024 has been announced. Performers include Aqua, Bebe Rexha, Coco Jones, Doechii, Ellie Goulding, Green Day, Janelle Monáe, Loud Luxury, Ludacris, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Paul Russell, Reneé Rapp, Thirty Seconds to Mars and Two Friends. The annual special airs December 31 on ABC. 

Prime Video and Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) announced a landmark multiyear rights agreement to deliver viewers the boxing industry’s most significant events, providing fans with year-round access to the best matchups featuring the biggest stars in boxing. Prime Video will distribute PBC’s industry-leading pay-per-view (PPV) events in the U.S, with the first event anticipated for March 2024. PBC PPV fights will be available for all viewers to purchase, regardless of Prime membership. Additionally, in the U.S. and select countries, Prime Video will exclusively stream a PBC Championship Boxing series of events, showcasing top matchups among boxing’s current and rising stars. Details on specific cards, dates, and locations will be announced at a later date. In addition to the live PBC events, Prime Video will continue to grow its Original sports content offerings, with behind-the-scenes PBC docuseries, live weigh-ins, as well as on-demand access to previous events, highlights, archival footage, and more. 

MTV Unplugged Presents: A Hip Hop 50th Celebration of Jersey’s Finest premieres December 14 on MTV. The special delivers an epic toast to 50 years of hip hop and an unforgettable celebration honoring some of New Jersey’s most legendary MCs and prolific performers. An elite lineup of the Garden State’s greatest superstars, including Queen Latifah, Wyclef Jean, Redman, Naughty By Nature’s own Treach, Poor Righteous Teachers, Heather B, and hip hop pioneers The Sugarhill Gang, with musical direction from Emmy-winning artist, Adam Blackstone, joined forces on-stage for a once-in-a-lifetime episode of the iconic music series taped at the historic Newark Symphony Hall. Additional performances from Lady Luck and Lords of the Underground solidify the night as a true salute to Jersey hip hop. 

Gyeongseong Creature Part 1 premieres on Netflix December 22. Gyeongseong, 1945. In Seoul’s grim era under colonial rule, an entrepreneur and a sleuth fight for survival and face a monster born out of human greed.

Grand Cayman: Secrets in Paradise is coming soon on hulu. Sexy and sizzling with secrets, this seductive new docusoap follows a group of uber-rich and on-the-rise locals and expats navigating the rocky waters of their relationships, friendships, and careers in the paradise that is Grand Cayman. 

Season two of As the Crow Flies premieres December 14 on Netflix. Asli and Lale must break from the norm and face fresh challenges as they continue to fight for their survival in a cutthroat media industry.

Fool Me Once premieres January 1 on Netflix. When ex-soldier Maya sees her murdered husband on a secret nanny cam, she uncovers a deadly conspiracy that stretches deep into the past.

World War II: From the Frontlines premieres December 7 on Netflix. Through vividly enhanced archival footage and voices from all sides of the conflict, this docuseries brings WWII to life like never before.

Special Casey Anthony’s Parents: The Lie Detector Test premieres January 4 on A&E. The tragic death of two-year-old Caylee Anthony in 2008 shocked the nation and tore the Anthony family apart. In response to Casey Anthony’s recent accusations against her father, George and Cindy Anthony agree to undergo polygraph tests on-camera to answer lingering questions about George’s involvement in Caylee’s death in the new special. 

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

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