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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘All American: Homecoming’ and ’61st Street’ Premiere Dates, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars’ Trailer, ‘Gypsy Rose: Life After Lock Up’ Premiere Date, ‘Presumed Innocent’ Trailer, ‘Billy the Kid’ Premiere Date, Dua Lipa Hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’, and More!

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Season three of All American: Homecoming will premiere July 8 on The CW. Season two of 61st Street will premiere July 22. The first season previously aired on AMC. 

Season nine of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars premieres May 17 on Paramount+. Eight fan-favorite queens return to use their drag superpowers for good, competing to win a supersized donation of $200,000, provided by The Palette Fund, for a charity of their choosing. The Palette Fund is a private foundation dedicated to breaking down barriers and advancing social change in communities that are under-resourced and facing significant challenges. This season marks the first time in franchise herstory where the queens are competing for charity and harnessing their drag skills to win money for a variety of organizations. 

Docuseries Gypsy Rose: Life After Lock Up premieres June 3 on Lifetime. The series is an authentic, raw and revealing look at Gypsy’s new life on the outside. From the joyful moments as she is free to make her own decisions for the first time, to the challenges of navigating life and relationships while facing her past, including the abuse she suffered at the hands of her mother, and Gypsy’s own notoriety and fame. In this delayed-coming-of-age story, Gypsy must reconcile the pop-culture, celebrity version of herself while trying to forge her brand-new identity in a “normal” world as wife, sister, daughter and most of all – a free woman. 

Presumed Innocent premieres June 12 on Apple TV+. Based on the novel of the same name by Scott Turow, the gripping series takes viewers on a journey through the horrific murder that upends the Chicago Prosecuting Attorney’s office when chief deputy prosecutor Rusty Sabich is suspected of the crime. The series explores obsession, sex, politics and the power and limits of love, as the accused fights to hold his family and marriage together. 

Season two of Billy the Kid premieres June 2 on MGM+. In the new season, Billy gets caught in the middle of the Lincoln County War, a murderous conflict driven by money, greed and corruption. After enjoying a monopoly, Murphy’s Store is no longer the only player in town when Englishman John Tunstall moves to Lincoln and sets off a commercial rivalry. Law-and-order is no match for cowboy gangs and a secret society. Wild chases and shootouts abound. There are innumerable ambushes and killings. No-one is safe. After a pivotal assassination, things get very ugly, leaving Billy the Kid with an uncertain fate. Will he make it out of the Lincoln County War alive? 

Dua Lipa will host Saturday Night Live May 4 on NBC. This will be her first time hosting. She will also serve double duty as musical guest. 

Prime Video has ordered The Better Sister starring Jessica Biel and Elizabeth Banks. The series is based on the novel by Alafair Burke. It is an electric thriller about the terrible things that drive sisters apart and ultimately bring them back together. Chloe moves through the world with her handsome lawyer husband Adam and teenage son Ethan by her side while her estranged sister Nicky hustles to make ends meet while trying to stay clean. When Adam is brutally murdered, the prime suspect sends shockwaves through the family, laying bare long-buried secrets. 

The new season of Guy’s All-American Road Trip premieres June 7 on Food Network. Guy Fieri, his wife Lori, and his sons Hunter and Ryder are packing up the RV for another epic road trip through the American West. This time, chef Antonia Lofaso is joining the caravan of campers with the Fieris and their friends as they hit the road for an unforgettable adventure. With Guy at the wheel leading the way to the most iconic destinations, attractions, and mouthwatering meals from South Dakota to Wyoming, this trip is packed with family competitions, fun times, and great memories. 

Sausage Party: Foodtopia premieres May 14 on Prime Video. Based off the 2016 animated feature Sausage Party, the series follows Frank, Brenda, Barry, and Sammy as they try to build their own food society. Original feature film cast members Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Michael Cera, David Krumholtz, and Edward Norton will return. Will Forte, Sam Richardson, Natasha Rothwell, and Yassir Lester are also set to lend their voices to the animated series. 

Netflix has announced seven upcoming comedy specials. Comedians include Ali Wong, Bert Kreischer, Deon Cole, Fortune Feimster, Gabriel Iglesias, Jo Koy and Michelle Buteau. Some will film during Netflix Is a Joke Fest in Los Angeles which runs through May 12. 

The 1% Club premieres June 3 on Fox. The series is a unique, compelling and funny game show that tests the nation’s intelligence, based on a scientific survey. This entertainment format is not about what you learned at school or your ability to memorize facts. Hosted by Patton Oswalt, the show is a chance to test how your brain works through a series of questions that all have a right answer but can also lead to a series of entertaining wrong answers along the way. Whether you’re a contestant vying for the cash prize or a viewer playing with your friends and family, answer enough questions correctly, and you could earn yourself a place in the 1% Club: an elite group of people who can honestly say they’ve outwitted 99% of the population.

Bronx Zoo ’90: Crime, Chaos and Baseball premieres May 16 on Peacock. The docuseries is the astonishing true story of the 1990 New York Yankees, chronicling the team at a crossroads in their storied history. The season went on record as one of the worst and was made even more infamous by the drama that ensued off the field. Based on a series of articles from New York Post columnist Joel Sherman, the docuseries covers team owner George Steinbrenner’s removal from baseball for trying to buy information on Dave Winfield from a notorious gambler. Adding to the chaos, beloved team captain Don Mattingly was caught in a contentious contract dispute, a top free agent signee went missing, rookie Deion Sanders wavered between two sports and a controversial outfielder pursued a relationship with a local high school girl. Despite it all, the 1990 Yankees laid the groundwork for one of the greatest dynasties in sports history. 

Empty Nest Refresh premieres May 10 on The Roku Channel. Liza Koshy & Orlando Soria team up with young adults leaving home in this touching home improvement series. Together, they transform childhood rooms into stunning spaces as gifts to the loving parents. 

Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies & Scandal premieres May 15 on Netflix. When Ashley Madison, a dating site for people seeking adulterous affairs, is hacked, millions of users’ intimate data is exposed, wrecking marriages and destroying lives. This three-episode documentary series from Minnow Films and director Toby Paton explores the creation of the website during the dot com boom, the people who used the site to explore a part of their love lives they felt was missing, and the hack that made it all come crashing down.

True crime anthology series Rich & Shameless premieres following the Western Conference Finals Game One, date to be determined, May 20 or May 22. The series tells the true stories of the successes, failures, thrills, and miseries behind the biggest sports stars to reveal the dangers of making it in the big leagues. Subjects include Brett Favre’s alleged involvement in a welfare scheme, the NFL “Bountygate” scandal, Yasiel Puig’s harrowing odyssey from Cuba to the MLB, and how an attempt to throw a boxing match led to murder. 

The Fairly Oddparents: A New Wish premieres May 20 on Nickelodeon. In the twenty episode season, ten-year-old Hazel Wells has just moved to the big city of Dimmadelphia because of her dad’s new job. On top of being in an unfamiliar environment, it’s the first time she’s been without her brother, Antony, who’s just left for college, leaving her lonely and unsure of herself. All that changes when the pink-and-green-haired neighbors next door reveal that they are no ordinary neighbors… they’re Cosmo and Wanda, Fairy Godparents! And they’re coming out of retirement to make all of Hazel’s wishes come true. 

Binge all your iconic fan-favorite Disney films during Freeform’s 30 Days of Disney this June. Viewers will relive their childhood with films that span across the full Walt Disney catalog, including Disney’s-Pixar’s “Inside Out,” “National Treasure,” “Avatar,” “Spider-Man” (2002) and many more! The programming event will also feature the world television premiere of Disney-Pixar’s animated film “Lightyear.” Other Freeform premieres include Disney-Pixar’s “Soul” and Disney Animation’s “Fantasia” (1940 and 2000). 

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

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