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Roku is expanding tentpole Roku Original series The Great American Baking Show and Honest Renovations by greenlighting brand-new seasonal specials for both franchises and ordering an early season-three renewal for The Great American Baking Show. The second seasons of both franchises will debut later this year. The Great American Baking Show: Celebrity Holiday Special will return for its third iteration with the deliciously entertaining holiday treat of celebrities in competition for charity. The Great American Baking Show: Big Game Special will invite viewers to join fan-favorite athletes and celebrity football fans in the iconic tent, as they prepare special bakes for America’s biggest sporting event of the year. The Great American Baking Show: Sweet Summer Special will feature celebrities and comedians competing to make the best sweets and treats of summer. Honest Renovations: A Holiday Makeover will follow Alba and Mathis as they meet the Pauls, a family of 10, and help transform their home just in time for their annual holiday party.

A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder is coming to Netflix. The six episode series is based on the mystery YA novel by Holly Jackson. Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by her boyfriend Sal Singh. Case closed. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it. But smart and single minded Pip Fitz-Amobi isn’t so sure and she’s determined to prove it. And if Sal Singh isn’t a murderer and the real killer is still out there, how far will they go to keep Pip from the truth? 

Off Script with The Hollywood Reporter has been renewed for a second season, set to premiere May 24 on IFC and AMC+. Hosted by Yvonne Orji, each episode will highlight a dynamic ensemble of actors and delve deep into the urgent issues, creative methodologies, and behind-the-scenes narratives that define entertainment. Conversations are moderated by THR’s Mikey O’Connell and Lacey Rose. The show was filmed on location in The Georgian Room at The Georgian Hotel, the iconic Hollywood hangout in Santa Monica. The five themed episodes include Comedy Actress, Drama Actor, Comedy Actor, Drama Actress and Stand-Up. 

The CW has ordered two additional episodes of All American. This order brings the total episodes to 15 for season six. The additional episode order will help tie up storylines should the network not renew the series. 

Garouden: The Way of the Lone Wolf premieres May 23 on Netflix. On the run from a past crime, Juzo Fujimaki is blackmailed into joining an illicit tournament and has to face top martial artists in deadly match-ups.

Katt Williams: Woke Foke premieres May 4 on Netflix live from Los Angeles as part of Netflix Is A Joke Fest. Comedian Katt Williams lets loose in real time as he hits the stage for his third comedy special with Netflix.

Docuseries Expedition from Hell: The Lost Tapes premieres May 12 on Discovery Channel. The limited series unfolds a stranger-than-fiction story of Mickey Grosman, a former special forces demolitions expert who took a group of amateur adventurers on a nearly impossible journey across South America. Positioned as a charity trek for cancer awareness, participants were to be part of a 5,000-mile expedition across the continent through the deepest parts of the Amazon jungle. Only one claims to have made it to the end… Mickey Grosman. It uses the over 700 hours of archival footage shot from the trip to unfold a fascinating series of misfortunes and ineptitudes that quickly turned what was to be an already challenging expedition into a near constant struggle to survive. 

The Roast of Tom Brady will stream live on Netflix May 5 from the Kia Forum in Los Angeles. Hosted by Kevin Hart, this is the first ever roast that will be telecast live, unedited. Playing offense will be a surprise all-star team of roasters from the comedy, sports and entertainment world. No interference.  

Season four of Celebrity Hunted – Manhunt premieres May 6 on Prime Video. The new season of the series will follow the escape through Italy of four couples of famous characters from the world of cinema and entertainment: Raoul Bova, Rocío Muñoz Morales, Belen Rodriguez, Cecilia Rodriguez, Guè, Ernia, Herbert Ballerina and Brenda Lodigiani. 

Joko Anwar’s Nightmares and Daydreams premieres June 14 on Netflix. Unfolding over seven episodes, the series presents a different story and a new set of actors in each installment. Viewers can anticipate discovering strange phenomena with each episode, leading up to a big showdown in the finale. It boasts a staggering cast of 65 actors, including acclaimed stars Ario Bayu, Marissa Anita, Asmara Abigail, Fachry Albar, Lukman Sardi, Nirina Zubir, Yoga Pratama, and Sita Nursanti. 

The English dub of Chillin’ in Another World with Level 2 Super Cheat Powers premieres April 22 on Crunchyroll. Flio is living an ordinary life as a merchant when he’s suddenly transported to Klyrode, an alternate world, as its potential hero. Stuck at level one and lacking abilities, he is banished to a forest where he’s attacked by slime. Defeating the slime, he reaches level two and gains infinite power. Join Flio on his quest for peace in a new world full of unique creatures, demons, and chaos.

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

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