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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’ Renewed, ‘The Traitors’ Renewed, ‘Blood & Water’ Trailer, ‘Young Royals’ Trailer, ‘A Gentleman in Moscow’ Premiere Date, ‘Love Is Blind’ Trailer, and More!

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Disney+ has renewed Percy Jackson and the Olympians for a second season. The upcoming season will feature the return of Walker Scobell, Leah Sava Jeffries and Aryan Simhadri, who will embark on a new adventure based on “The Sea of Monsters” – the second installment of Rick Riordan’s “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” book series

Peacock has renewed The Traitors for a third season. The series brings together the witty humor of returning host Alan Cumming with the deceit and treachery of a celeb-fueled competition set in the Scottish Highlands. The second season is currently midseason with new episodes streaming each Thursday night at 6pm ET/9pm PT.

Season four of Blood & Water premieres March 1 on Netflix. Puleng and Fiks try to move on during their senior year, but the past pits them against each other when they discover that they’re still being targeted.

Season three of Young Royals premieres March 11 on Netflix. Wilhelm’s speech has consequences not only in the court but also throughout the school, as Hillerska confronts the worst crisis in the school’s history. The prince and Simon are determined to be together, but what are they willing to sacrifice when realizing that their freedom and love might be at odds with the Royal ideals, traditions, and responsibilities? 

A Gentleman in Moscow premieres March 29 on Paramount+ and on air Showtime March 31. An adaptation of Amor Towles’ novel, the series follows Count Alexander Rostov, played by Ewan McGregor, who, in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution, finds that his gilded past has placed him on the wrong side of history. Spared immediate execution, he is banished by a Soviet tribunal to an attic room in the opulent Hotel Metropol and threatened with death if he ever sets foot outside again. As the years pass and some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history unfold outside the hotel’s doors, Rostov’s reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery. As he builds a new life within the walls of the hotel, he discovers the true value of friendship, family and love. 

Season six of Love Is Blind premieres February 14 on Netflix. The new season follows a new set of singles from Charlotte, North Carolina – all ready to cut through the static of modern dating and forge authentic relationships, sight unseen. This season, the singles form deep and immediate connections, setting the stage for an unexpected journey full of twists, turns, and shocking revelations that will test each relationship well after the participants leave the pods for the real world. 

House of Ninjas premieres February 15 on Netflix. Years after retiring from their formidable ninja lives, a dysfunctional family must return to shadowy missions to counteract a string of looming threats.

Taylor Swift – The Eras Tour (Taylor’s Version) will stream on Disney+ March 15. The concert film will stream in its entirety along with “cardigan” and four additional acoustic songs

Max has renewed On the Roam for a second season. The docuseries follows Jason Momoa as he travels the country chasing art, adventure, and friendship through the lens of craftsmanship. The remaining two episodes of the first season will air February 8. 

Demi Moore will star in Paramount+’s Landman. Moore will play Cami, wife to one of the most powerful oil men in Texas and friend of Tommy Norris, played by Billy Bob Thornton. Set in the proverbial boomtowns of West Texas, the series is a modern-day tale of fortune seeking in the world of oil rigs.

Giancarlo Esposito will be replacing Andre Braugher in Netflix’s The Residence following Braugher’s death. Braugher’s scenes will be refilmed. The Shondaland murder mystery stars Uzo Aduba. 

Fox has ordered game show Quiz With Balls. In each episode, a team of five friends, family members or colleagues, competes for a cash prize by answering one quiz question after another. For each question, each team member chooses one of six answer options. The answer options are linked to the balls, which start to roll when all answers are given. If a player stands on a correct answer, the ball stops in time. If not, the ball will mercilessly knock the player into the pool. Each question has as many correct answers as the number of players left on the platform. In the case of question 1, that means five correct answers and one wrong answer. With each player falling into the pool, a wrong answer is added to the six answer options of the next question. For each team, the key is to stay as complete as possible for as long as possible. When all team members are eliminated, the team takes home the amount of money earned from the previous question, and a new team enters the platform for more summer fun!

Prime Video has ordered limited series Lazarus. The series follows a man who returns home after his father’s suicide and begins to have disturbing experiences that can’t be explained. He quickly becomes entangled in a series of cold-case murders as he grapples with the mystery of his father’s death and his sister’s murder 25 years ago. Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, and Alexandra Roach will star. 

Lakefront Empire premieres March 11 on HGTV. Expert real estate agents in Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks will hustle to find potential buyers a slice of waterfront paradise. Located between St. Louis and Kansas City and boasting more miles of shoreline than the California coast, the Lake of the Ozarks offers a wide range of properties at all price points that appeal to conservative and high-end buyers alike in its red-hot real estate market. During the eight-episode season, some of the lake’s top agents, including Peggy Albers, Gerardo Cornejo, brothers Jonas and Justin Farrell, Cierra Grein and Amanda Smith, will impress clients when they tour both affordable and million-dollar luxury homes that feature premium water frontage, custom pools and hot tubs, and decked-out docks with boat slips, wet bars and slides. When it’s time to make an offer, the agents will use their negotiation skills to sell a piece of the “American Dream” to these families looking to live in the “Hamptons of the Midwest.”

Crunchyroll has announced the end of services for Funimation. Following the merger of the two companies, Funimation will be completely integrated into Crunchyroll April 2. Most content has already migrated to Crunchryoll. Complete terms for the End of Service are available now.

Katt Williams’ new comedy special will stream LIVE on Netflix from the YouTube Theater in Inglewood, California, as part of Netflix Is A Joke Fest on May 4 at 7PM PDT/10PM EST. This will be Katt Williams’s third comedy special with Netflix.

Erika Jayne: Bet It All on Blonde premieres March 6 on Bravo. The two hour special chronicles Jayne’s hard-fought journey to the opening night of her highly anticipated Las Vegas residency. It chronicles the lead-up to Jayne’s show-stopping Las Vegas debut, set against the backdrop of a deeply personal narrative that sees her take the biggest gamble yet when she bets it all on herself. Looking to reclaim her life both personally and professionally, the stakes could not be higher for Jayne in the wake of her tumultuous separation and ongoing legal battles. From the onset, these troubles in her personal life present obstacles, but with their sights set on her upcoming residency at the famed House of Blues in Las Vegas, Jayne and her tight-knit team must stay focused as they navigate the challenges that come with putting on a show of this scale. 

Netflix announced two new projects with Major League Baseball featuring one of the league’s most storied franchises, the Boston Red Sox. For the first time, Netflix will follow an MLB team over the course of a full season. This docuseries will feature one of sports’ most historic teams, the Boston Red Sox, and provide viewers a window into what it takes to compete across a season’s ups and downs in one of the most rabid sports environments. Netflix will have unprecedented access to players, coaches and executives throughout the 2024 season and the docuseries will debut in 2025. The second project- coming to Netflix later this year- is an untitled documentary looking back at the extraordinary and historic 2004 Red Sox season, which culminated with one of the greatest comebacks in sports history and the franchise’s first World Series title in 86 years. The series will feature new, exclusive interviews with key players and figures from the team that broke one of baseball’s longest curses where the franchise has now won more World Series (four) in the last 20 years than any Club in MLB. 

ESPN, FOX and Warner Bros. Discovery are forming a joint venture to launch a streaming sports service in the U.S. The platform brings together the companies’ portfolios of sports networks, certain direct-to-consumer (DTC) sports services and sports rights – including content from all the major professional sports leagues and college sports. The offering, scheduled to launch in the fall of 2024, would be made available directly to consumers via a new app. Subscribers would also have the ability to bundle the product, including with Disney+, Hulu and/or Max. By subscribing to this focused, all-in-one premier sports service, fans would have access to the linear sports networks including ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, SECN, ACCN, ESPNEWS, ABC, FOX, FS1, FS2, BTN, TNT, TBS, truTV, as well as ESPN+. 

Maamla Legal Hai premieres March 1 on Netflix. The series offers a refreshing take on the world of law, featuring a motley crew of lawyers from idealistic rookies to cynical veterans. They hustle for cases, recognition and the coveted air-conditioned chambers, all the while delivering relatable content that tugs at your heartstrings. Drawing inspiration from real-life strange and unbelievable cases, the show promises court proceedings that will induce endless laughter and bar elections that offer a playful take on democracy. 

Jenny Slate: Seasoned Professional premieres February 23 on Prime Video. The highly anticipated special proves that being brave for love is worth it – even when it comes to pushing out a baby, stalking your therapist, or trusting your partner to not destroy you.

The Signal premieres March 7 on Netflix. A missing astronaut sets her family on a frantic hunt for answers. But the more they uncover, the greater the threat becomes to them – and the world.

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

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