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CBS has officially ordered a Young Sheldon sequel series set for the 2024-2025 season. The multicamera comedy series set in The Big Bang Theory universe follows Georgie and Mandy as they raise their young family in Texas while navigating the challenges of adulthood, parenting and marriage. Montana Jordan and Emily Osment will reprise their roles as Georgie and Mandy from Young Sheldon. 

The third and final season of Alex Rider premieres on Amazon Freevee April 5. Based on the book series by Anthony Horowitz, the series follows a London-based teenager who, unbeknownst to him, has been trained for the dangerous world of espionage since he was a child. Adapted from the fifth “Alex Rider” novel, the new season sets the teenage spy on the tail of his greatest enemy: the elusive criminal network known as Scorpia. Under new leadership, the criminal cabal plan to extort the British Government using their catastrophic new super-weapon: ‘Invisible Sword.’ Free of The Department and aided by his closest friends, Tom and Kyra, Alex embarks on a personal mission to destroy Scorpia once and for all. Little does he know, his ties to both organisations run deeper than he ever thought possible. 

Detective series Sugar premieres on Apple TV+ April 5. The series is a contemporary, unique take on one of the most popular and significant genres in literary, motion picture and television history: the private detective story. Colin Farrell stars as John Sugar, an American private investigator on the heels of the mysterious disappearance of Olivia Siegel, the beloved granddaughter of legendary Hollywood producer Jonathan Siegel. As Sugar tries to determine what happened to Olivia, he will also unearth Siegel family secrets; some very recent, others long-buried. 

Showtime’s A Gentleman in Moscow premieres on Paramount+ March 29 and on air 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 two of Monsters at Work premieres April 5 on Disney Channel. It will then premiere on Disney+ May 5. Tylor’s journey as a Jokester and his friendship with Val face the ultimate test. When new doors of opportunity unexpectedly open at rival energy company, FearCo, Tylor’s co-workers at Monsters Inc. begin to question his loyalty. As his Laugh Floor partnership with Val is pushed to the brink, Tylor must discover where he really belongs. 

All 131 episodes of the English dub of Dragon Ball Super will begin streaming on Crunchyroll March 5. With Majin Buu defeated, Goku has taken a completely new role as…a radish farmer?! With Earth at peace, our heroes have settled into normal lives. But they can’t get too comfortable. Far away, the powerful God of Destruction, Beerus, awakens to a prophecy revealing his demise at the hands of an even more formidable being. When his search for the Saiyan God brings him to Earth, can Goku and his friends take on their strongest foe yet?

CBS has renewed Tracker for a second season. The series stars Justin Hartley as Colter Shaw, a lone-wolf survivalist who roams the country as a reward seeker, using his expert tracking skills to help private citizens and law enforcement solve all manner of mysteries while contending with his own fractured family. The series is based on the novel “The Never Game” by Jeffery Deaver. 

The long in the works Daria spinoff Jodie is no longer moving forward. The project was first developed as a series, then was later shifted into a film. Tracee Ellis Ross was set to voice Jodie. 

Midsummer Night premieres April 11 on Netflix. It’s midsummer. It’s the longest day of the year. It’s a party. There is romance in the air. But it’s also the day that Carina and Johannes after 30 years of marriage choose to tell their family and friends a big secret that has unforeseen consequences. 

Queen Latifah will return as host of the 55th NAACP Image Awards. The ceremony will air live, March 16, at 8:00 PM ET/PT on BET, CBS, and streaming on Paramount+. Award-winning writer, double poet laureate and activist Amanda Gorman will be honored with the prestigious Chairman’s Award during the live telecast. The multicultural awards show will continue its tradition of excellence, uplifting values that inspire equality, justice and progressive change, and highlighting artists committed to these values. 

Emily Blunt, Cynthia Erivo, America Ferrera, Sally Field, Ryan Gosling, Ariana Grande, Ben Kingsley, Melissa McCarthy, Issa Rae, Tim Robbins, Steven Spielberg, Mary Steenburgen, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlize Theron, Christoph Waltz and Forest Whitaker will present at the 96th Oscars. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood, the ceremony will air live on ABC March 10, at the new time of 7 p.m. EDT/4 p.m. PDT. Previously announced Oscars presenters include Mahershala Ali, Bad Bunny, Nicolas Cage, Jamie Lee Curtis, Brendan Fraser, Chris Hemsworth, Dwayne Johnson, Michael Keaton, Regina King, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Lawrence, Matthew McConaughey, Kate McKinnon, Rita Moreno, John Mulaney, Lupita Nyong’o, Catherine O’Hara, Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ke Huy Quan, Sam Rockwell, Octavia Spencer, Michelle Yeoh, Ramy Youssef and Zendaya. 

Ramy Youssef: More Feelings premieres March 23 on HBO. Ramy Youssef returns to the stage to offer his unique reflections on our divided world, the unexpected perils of charitable giving, and more. Directed by Christopher Storer and filmed at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City, NJ, the special, from A24, sees Youssef delving into issues big and small, including the 2024 presidential election, the importance of prayer, and a childhood book report that changed the course of his life – all with his signature laid-back and affable style. Hilarious and thought-provoking, the special draws on the comedian’s personal and relatable anecdotes to help us all try to make sense of our divided world. 

Crooks premieres April 4 on Netflix. A priceless coin puts rival gangs across Europe at odds, forcing a retired safecracker to team up with a two-bit gangster for one last heist.

Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV premieres March 17 on ID. The docuseries uncovers the toxic and dangerous culture behind some of the most iconic children’s shows of the late 1990s and early 2000s. It pulls back the curtain on an empire, built by creator Dan Schneider, that had an undeniable grip on popular culture. Over the course of its four parts, the docuseries reveals an insidious environment rife with allegations of abuse, sexism, racism. It will shine a spotlight on these emotional accounts, chronicling a pattern of gross, abusive, and manipulative behavior that unfolded across decades, as well as exclusive stories about child predators on set. These interviews, woven with archival footage (some of which has never been broadcast), scenes from the shows and social media commentary, will recontextualize many moments within these series that may have seemed silly or off when first aired but now carry a much darker undertone, offering a powerful reframing of these beloved shows. 

Docuseries Testament: The Story of Moses premieres March 27 on Netflix. The three episode series explores the life of Moses and his rise from outcast and murderer to prophet and liberator of the Hebrews. From the banks of the Nile to Mount Sinai to the Red Sea, Testament seamlessly interweaves gripping docudrama and expert interviews, revealing Moses’ intensely personal quest for redemption – setting in motion some of the most inspiring and iconic events in the Bible, Qur’an and Torah. 

Docuspecial Good One: A Show About Jokes premieres March 26 on Peacock. The special features Mike Birbiglia, alongside interviews and commentary from distinguished comedians including Seth Meyers, Hasan Minhaj, Atsuko Okatsuka and more. Following the run of his latest Broadway show, comedian Mike Birbiglia begins an unpredictable journey developing new material from personal truths. The result is an immersive look at the craft of comedy from the ground up and a unique snapshot of the intersection between process and personal. 

Season two of Forever Queens (Siempre reinas) premieres on Netflix March 19. After triumphing with the song “I don’t care” and a war between Laura and Lucía, our queens are back. But the group is not complete, only Lorena and Lucía decided to continue. To achieve this they must convince new queens to join the group. Will this new group of divas manage to get away from the drama or will wigs fly again? 

New episodes of Mean Girl Murders return March 25 on ID. Diving into more real-life mysteries that explore the dark side of female connections and rivalry, the new season will unpack the layers around the key emotions and dynamics within female relationships at the center of a deadly mystery. 

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

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