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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘For All Mankind’ Renewed and Spinoff Ordered, ‘Sweet Tooth’ Premiere Date, ‘Acapulco’ Trailer, ‘Wind Breaker’ English Dub Premiere Date, ‘Behind the Music’ Return Date, ‘A Condition Called Love’ English Dub Premiere Date, and More!

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Apple TV+ has renewed For All Mankind for a fifth season. The streamer has also ordered a spinoff series Star City. The new series is a propulsive, paranoid thriller that takes us back to the key moment in the alt-history retelling of the space race – when the Soviet Union became the first nation to put a man on the moon. But this time, we explore the story from behind the Iron Curtain, showing the lives of the cosmonauts, the engineers and the intelligence officers embedded among them in the Soviet space program, and the risks they all took to propel humanity forward. 

The third and final season of Sweet Tooth premieres June 6 on Netflix. Kelly Marie Tran has also joined the cast as a series regular. Having defeated General Abbot in the battle at Pubba’s Cabin, Gus, Jepperd, Becky, and Wendy embark on a journey to Alaska in search of Gus’s mother, Birdie, who has been working to uncover the mysterious origins of the deadly Sick. Along the way, they are joined by Dr. Singh, who may have his own dangerous beliefs about Gus and his role in reversing the virus. Meanwhile, a new threat emerges in the form of Helen Zhang, her daughter Rosie, and the ferocious Wolf Boys, who seek to restart human birth and view Gus as the solution to their plans. As they navigate through perilous terrain, Gus and his group of friends find refuge at the Outpost in Alaska, where they meet a new ensemble of characters including Siana and her hybrid daughter Nuka. With the clock to find answers running out, alliances are tested and destinies intertwine, all leading to a thrilling climax that will determine the fate of humanity and hybrids.The series is based on the DC comic book series by Jeff Lemire. 

Season three of Acapulco premieres May 1 on Apple TV+. It’s time to reconcile past mistakes and exciting new beginnings. In the present story, older Máximo finds himself returning to a Las Colinas he no longer recognizes. While in 1985, younger Máximo continues his climb up the ladder of success while potentially jeopardizing all the relationships he’s worked so hard to build. 

The English dub of anime series Wind Breaker premieres April 18 on Crunchyroll. Welcome to Furin High School, an institution infamous for its population of brawny brutes who solve every conflict with a show of strength. Some of the students even formed a group, Bofurin, which protects the town. Haruka Sakura, a first-year student who moved in from out of town, is only interested in one thing: fighting his way to the top.

New episodes of Behind the Music premiere May 1 on Paramount+. The new episodes profile Bell Biv DeVoe, Trace Adkins and Wolfgang Van Halen and remastered episodes feature 50 Cent, Bobby Brown, Ice-T, Milli Vanilli, The Notorious B.I.G. and Sinead O’Connor. Previous episodes featured Boy George, Bret Michaels, Busta Rhymes, Duran Duran, Fat Joe, Huey Lewis, Jason Aldean, Jennifer Lopez, LL Cool J, New Kids on the Block, Remy Ma and Ricky Martin. 

The English dub of A Condition Called Love premieres April 18 on Crunchyroll. High school freshman Hotaru Hinase has a vibrant life full of family and friendship, but not much luck in romance. That all changes when she makes a warm gesture to her handsome and heartbroken classmate, Hananoi, leading to him asking her out and her becoming flustered. Witness a girl who grapples with the enigma of love and a boy who is heavy handed with it.

Season three of Don’t Forget the Lyrics premieres May 23 on Fox. Hosted by Niecy Nash, the series challenges contestants’ musical memory, as they get one song closer to winning $1 million. Contestants will choose songs from different genres, decades and musical artists. Then they’ll take center stage to sing alongside the live in-studio band as the lyrics are projected on screen – but when the music stops and the words disappear, will the contestants belt out the correct missing lyrics, or freeze under pressure? If they sing nine songs correctly, they are presented with a No. 1 hit and sing the final missing lyrics for the top prize of $1 million. It’s that simple: 1 contestant, 10 songs, 1 million dollars! 

Comedy Central has ordered Golden Axe. The animated series is based on the video game series of the same name. The voice cast includes Matthew Rhys, Danny Pudi, Lisa Gilroy, Liam McIntyre and Carl Tart. 

Iliza Shlesinger is set to release her first comedy special for Prime Video. The taping will take place at the Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City on November 2nd, and the premiere date for the one-hour special will be announced at a later date. 

National Geographic has ordered The Stanford Prison Experiment: Unlocking the Truth. The docuseries embarks on a gripping, ticking-clock journey through the six-day Stanford Prison Experiment with a deluge of reveals, new characters and a smoking-gun archive. The series captures the iconic study and its cultural impact like never before, upending the audience’s fundamental understanding of human nature and confronting a collective fascination with myth over truth. It takes an innovative approach to this decades-old study by centering the stories of the participants, many of whom are speaking out in detail for the first time. Then, in an unexpected turn, the series brings the participants to a replica film set of the “prison,” where they revisit pivotal moments, explore the power of perspective, and attempt to find consensus about what really happened over the course of those six days. 

TIME100: The World’s Most Influential People, will air May 12 on ABC. TIME will celebrate the 2024 TIME100 list of the world’s most influential people at the TIME100 Summit on April 24 and the TIME100 Gala on April 25 in New York City which will be filmed. 

Barbra Streisand has recorded a brand-new song “Love Will Survive,” which will be the end title of the upcoming Peacock series, The Tattooist of Auschwitz. This will be Streisand’s first ever recording for a TV series and will be released globally by Columbia Records on April 25th, ahead of the series global launch on May 2nd. 

One Hundred Years of Solitude is coming soon to Netflix. Married against their parent’s wishes, cousins José Arcadio Buendía and Úrsula Iguarán leave their village behind and embark on a long journey in search of a new home. Accompanied by friends and adventurers, their journey culminates with the founding of a utopian town on the banks of a river of prehistoric stones that they baptize Macondo. Several generations of the Buendía lineage will mark the future of this mythical town, tormented by madness, impossible loves, a bloody and absurd war, and the fear of a terrible curse that condemns them, without hope, to one hundred years of solitude. 

Ghost Adventures returns May 15 on Discovery Channel. Renowned paranormal investigators Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Billy Tolley and Jay Wasley investigate more chilling cases of ghostly phenomena. On a quest to document proof of the afterlife, the crew travels to haunted locations where they meet with locals, eyewitnesses and experts to piece together the haunted history of each site. Using the latest scientific gadgets and technology, they initiate an immersive lockdown investigation to capture physical evidence of the paranormal and gain a better understanding of each supernatural mystery. 

National Geographic honors WW2 soldiers of color with two new specials June 3. Erased: WW2’s Heroes of Color uncovers the long-lost legacies of soldiers of color during World War II. The docuseries sheds light on the immense contributions of over eight million individuals who fought heroically for the Allied forces and whose stories have largely gone untold. The Real Red Tails tells of the astonishing discovery of a P-39 airplane in Lake Huron, Michigan, reigniting a story lost to time and triggering one of the most important WW2 archeological missions in the Great Lakes. On the morning of April 11, 1944, Tuskegee pilot 22-year-old Second Lieutenant Frank Moody perished in what should have been a routine training mission when his plane malfunctioned and took a nosedive into the chilly waters. With unprecedented access, the one-hour special, narrated by Sheryl Lee Ralph, will take viewers on a journey to uncover the 80-year-old mystery of how and why Moody’s plane ultimately went down.

The English dub of An Archdemon’s Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride premieres April 18 on Crunchyroll. Zagan might be the most feared evil sorcerer, but when it comes to social interactions, he’s the most inept. All those days studying the dark arts won’t help him when he falls in love at first sight with Nephelia, the beautiful elven slave, and spends his entire fortune to purchase her. With no clue how to talk to each other, the awkward arrangement for a bumbling sorcerer and timid elf begins.

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

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