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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Dune: Prophecy’ Teaser, ‘3 Body Problem’ Renewed, ‘Happy’s Place’ Trailer, Jake Gyllenhaal Hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’, ‘Nobody Wants This’ Premiere Date, ‘Conan O’Brien Must Go’ Renewed, and More!

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Dune: Prophecy will premiere this fall on Max. From the expansive universe of Dune, created by author Frank Herbert, and 10,000 years before the ascension of Paul Atreides, the series follows two Harkonnen sisters as they combat forces that threaten the future of humankind and establish the fabled sect that will become known as the Bene Gesserit. It is inspired by the novel “Sisterhood of Dune,” written by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson. 

3 Body Problem will be back for all new episodes on Netflix. The new episodes will wrap up the series. 

Comedy series Happy’s Place will premiere this fall on NBC. The series stars Reba McEntire and Melissa Peterman. Bobbie inherits her father’s restaurant and is less than thrilled to discover that she has a new business partner in the half-sister she never knew she had.

Jake Gyllenhaal will host the Saturday Night Live season finale May 18. Sabrina Carpenter will perform as musical guest. 

Netflix’s comedy series Nobody Wants This premieres September 26. Starring Kristen Bell and Adam Brody, the series is centered on the unlikely relationship between an outspoken, agnostic woman, Joanne, and an unconventional rabbi, Noah. The series was previously known as Untitled Erin Foster Show.  

Max has renewed Conan O’Brien Must Go for a second season. The series features Conan visiting new friends he’s met through his podcast, “Conan O’Brien Needs a Fan,” where he dives deep with listeners from around the world. Making stops in Norway, Thailand, Argentina, and Ireland, O’Brien surprises some of his most memorable fans while also taking in local culture, cuisine, and sights. 

Anime series Terminator Zero premieres August 29 on Netflix. The eight-episode series will be part of the Terminator universe but will center around new characters. It will be the first-ever iteration of the franchise to be animated. 2022: A future war has raged for decades between the few human survivors and an endless army of machines. 1997: The AI known as Skynet gained self-awareness and began its war against humanity. Caught between the future and this past is a soldier sent back in time to change the fate of humanity. She arrives in 1997 to protect a scientist named Malcolm Lee who works to launch a new AI system designed to compete with Skynet’s impending attack on humanity. As Malcolm navigates the moral complexities of his creation, he is hunted by an unrelenting assassin from the future which forever alters the fate of his three children.

Netflix has ordered a new comedy series titled Golf. The series stars Will Ferrell, in his first TV comedy series, as a fictional golf legend. Ramy Youssef will play a role as well. The streamer also ordered new documentary series following the story of Jerry Jones and the 1990s Dallas Cowboys, and three series in partnership with the International Olympic Committee: Simone Biles: Rising which will follow the comeback of the greatest gymnast ever, a show spotlighting men’s basketball teams from around the world as they compete for medals, and Sprint, tracking the 100-meter sprinters. 

Hard Knocks: Offseason with the New York Giants will premiere July 2 on HBO. The series will bring viewers inside the New York Giants organization as the team prepares for their highly anticipated 100th season. Camera crews will chronicle the team’s every move as general manager Joe Schoen and other members of the team’s front office and staff navigate the critical offseason period from January to July 2024, from the NFL Scouting Combine to free agency, to the NFL Draft, and team minicamps. 

Running Point, formerly known as Untitled Mindy Kaling Comedy Series, will premiere on Netflix in 2025. When a scandal forces her brother to resign, Isla Gordon is appointed President of the Los Angeles Waves, one of the most storied professional basketball franchises, and her family business. Ambitious and often overlooked, Isla will have to prove to her skeptical brothers, the board, and the larger sports community that she was the right choice for the job, especially in the unpredictable, male-dominated world of sports. The cast includes Kate Hudson, Brenda Song, Drew Tarver, Scott MacArthur, Fabrizio Guido, Toby Sandeman, Chet Hanks, Max Greenfield, Keyla Monterroso Mejia, Roberto Sanchez, Uche Agada, and Dane DiLiegro. 

Season two of The Last of Us will premiere on HBO in 2025. Returning cast includes Pedro Pascal as Joel, Bella Ramsey as Ellie, Gabriel Luna as Tommy, and Rutina Wesley as Maria. Previously announced new cast includes Kaitlyn Dever as Abby, Isabela Merced as Dina, Young Mazino as Jesse, Ariela Barer as Mel, Tati Gabrielle as Nora, Spencer Lord as Owen, and Danny Ramirez as Manny. Catherine O’Hara also guest stars. Based on the video game “The Last of Us,” the story takes place twenty years after modern civilization has been destroyed. Joel, a hardened survivor, is hired to smuggle Ellie, a 14-year-old girl, out of an oppressive quarantine zone. What starts as a small job soon becomes a brutal, heartbreaking journey, as they both must traverse the U.S. and depend on each other for survival. 

Two new dramas will also be coming to Netflix: The Waterfront from Kevin Williamson, an adult family drama set in a small coastal town with twists and turns inspired by true events, and a contemporary cowboy saga starring Tim McGraw.

Will Sasso and Rachel Bay Jones have been cast in CBS’ upcoming series Georgie and Mandy’s First Marriage. They will reprise their roles as Mandy’s parents from Young Sheldon, which the series is spun off of. 

Midori Francis is exiting Grey’s Anatomy after two seasons. Francis will return in the upcoming 21st season to wrap up her storylines. The news comes following Jake Borelli also exiting the series in the same way. 

Josh McKenzie has been cast in NBC’s upcoming new series The Hunting Party. He joins Melissa Roxburgh in the midseason series. 

Food Network has ordered Harry Potter: Wizards of Baking. In this new competition show, innovative pastry chefs craft spellbinding sweet creations inspired by Harry Potter. With the series set against the incredible backdrop of Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter, the contenders will have unprecedented access to the actual sets where the films were made as they present their creations to the judges and special guests. Viewers will see beloved locations, including inside The Great Hall at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Platform 9¾, Gringotts Wizarding Bank, The Burrow as well as props, costumes, and clips from the blockbuster films. Harry Potter: Wizards of Baking will delight viewers as it blends the magic of Harry Potter with the very real talent of exceptional pastry chefs. 

HGTV has ordered The Flip Off, starring Tarek El Moussa and Christina Hall. The exes are back — along with their new spouses — for a throwdown competition to see who can find, buy, renovate, and flip a house for the biggest financial gain, and the chance at bragging rights. The series launches in early 2025 with a super-sized premiere when Tarek and Christina are sure to bring the flipping drama. 

Food Network favorite Bobby Flay returns in Beat Bobby Flay: Holiday Throwdown this November. All-star guests like Ina Garten and Sunny Anderson bring the holiday festivities to the kitchen as they battle to take down Bobby. Additionally, Bobby Flay and his titans, Tiffany Derry, Michael Voltaggio and Brooke Williamson, return for a third season of Food Network’s Bobby’s Triple Threat on June 18. BBQ Brawl also returns with Bobby Flay, Sunny Anderson and series newcomer Michael Voltaggio coaching twelve of the best pitmasters from across the country in high-stakes outdoor BBQ challenges until only one is named “Master of ‘Cue.” The show will be back on Food Network on July 8. 

Raven’s Home will not be returning for a seventh season. Disney Channel instead has ordered a pilot for a spinoff titled Alice in the Palace. The potential series will follow Raven’s cousin Alice, played by Mykal-Michelle Harris, as she returns home to England and meets a young royal who resembles her, also played by Harris. 

John Cena will host Discovery Channel’s Shark Week annual celebration and investigation of shark habits and behaviors, which will kick off on July 7. The week-long event will include the next chapter in the Belly of the Beast Pt. 2, which is a terrifying and fascinating real look at a great white shark feeding frenzy. Viewers can also sink their teeth into: Monster Hammerhead: Species X about a potential new hammerhead species, and Great White Serial Killer: Sea of Blood, which follows a great white terrorizing a local village.

HGTV has ordered Chateau Impossible. When Daphne Reckert and her husband Andrew Figuera learn they’ve inherited a French chateau from Daphne’s late grandfather, the young New York couple decide to risk everything. Instead of selling the castle, they sell all their possessions, move to France, and take the biggest financial gamble of their lives by undertaking the restoration of a 500-year-old, 29-bedroom chateau, which also comes with a giant, looming tax bill. They’ll face budget challenges, a language barrier, and endless daunting projects – all to transform the ancient chateau into a livable, income-producing property. 

TLC has renewed 90 Day: The Last Resort. The series will be back for season two in a new location this winter. 

Love & Marriage: Detroit will return for a second season on OWN July 27. 

Big Ticket Movies on TNT brings the biggest movies from the theaters to viewers’ homes on Sundays and Mondays. Expect to see hits of every genre, including Warner Bros. Pictures titles like The Batman, Dune, and Black Adam coming soon. 

Mike Tirico, Rebecca Lowe, Craig Melvin, Ahmed Fareed, and Damon Hack will serve as NBC daytime hosts for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 this summer. Lowe and Melvin will host daily coverage in Paris on NBC, from mid-morning (after TODAY) to early afternoon ET, followed by Tirico, who in addition to serving as NBC’s primetime host, will anchor NBC coverage in the afternoon. Fareed will host the final portion of NBC’s daytime show, while also reporting live from around Paris earlier each day. In addition, he will co-host with Lowe on select days when Melvin is on assignment for NBC News. Hack will host daily late afternoon coverage for NBC west coast stations. The Opening Ceremony of the Paris Olympics is July 26 on NBC, Peacock, and Telemundo. 

A 2024 election presidential debate between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump will take place on September 10 on ABC, the 24/7 streaming network ABC News Live and Hulu. Information on moderators, format and additional details will be provided at a later date.

Fatal Destination will premiere on Investigation Discovery in 2025. Narrated by Jessica Biel, the series takes viewers to exotic destinations to expose the dark side of paradise. Each episode takes audiences on alluring adventures where the consequences of being a tourist are anything but a dream vacation. Stories unfold through first-person accounts of friends, family, locals, journalists, and law enforcement. 

The NFL is coming to Netflix. Netflix will be the global home of the NFL’s two Christmas Day marquee games this year. The teams in this years games will be Chiefs-Steelers and Ravens-Texans. They will stream at least one Christmas Day game in 2025 and 2026 as well. 

Norah O’Donnell will interview Pope Francis in an historic sit-down for 60 Minutes May 19 on CBS. More of the interview will air in an hour-long primetime special on May 20. As war and crises continue to engulf Ukraine, Israel and Gaza, Francis speaks to O’Donnell about the state of the world today, the plight of migrants in the U.S. and abroad and the Catholic Church’s first World Children’s Day. He also addresses controversies the Church has faced over the past decades and the steps he’s taken to bring the traditional institution into a modern era. 

The next South Park event South Park: The End of Obesity will premiere on Paramount+ May 24. The advent of new weight loss drugs has a huge impact on everyone in South Park. When Cartman is denied access to the life-changing medicine, the kids jump into action. The main series has been renewed on Comedy Central through 2027, taking cable’s longest-running scripted series through an unprecedented 30th season. 

The Famous Five premieres on hulu May 31. Based on Enid Blyton’s children’s novels, the series follows five daring young explorers as they encounter treacherous, action-packed adventures, remarkable mysteries, unparalleled danger and astounding secrets. George, Julian, Dick, Anne and their dog Timmy are young and fearless. Each has their own unique personality. But when thrown together, they become unstoppable. The charming series is built as a summertime adventure with kids in the driver’s seat of their own treasure hunt. 

Magnolia Network will launch its all-new family-friendly unscripted content slate created for Max this fall. From ambitious large-scale competitions to out-of-the-box social experiments, this premium content initiative for Max will be produced specifically for the whole household to watch and enjoy together, filled with elements of surprise, delight and authenticity. Series include competition series Roller Jam, competition series Second Chance Stage, competition series Human vs. Hamster, and social experiment Back to the Frontier. 

Holy Marvels with Dennis Quaid premieres June 3 on The History Channel. Hosted by Dennis Quaid, the eight episode series illuminates the remarkable history, perplexing mysteries, and legendary journeys behind some of the world’s most sacred and holy relics including objects of immortality, holy riches, and revered monuments. Viewers will learn fascinating details about the one-of-a-kind wonders worshipped by various cultures and sought after by everyone from emperors, popes, and tyrants, to generals, archaeologists, and treasure hunters. History’s Greatest Mysteries will also return June 3. Hosted by Laurence Fishburne, the series continues to examine the top theories surrounding the world’s most enigmatic unsolved mysteries. 

Season four of Babylon Berlin premieres on MHz Choice June 25. Based on the novels by Volker Kutscher, the German TV series lets viewers emotionally experience the story of the political developments leading from the Weimar Republic to the spread of National Socialism to the seeds of discontent leading up to the Nazis taking power. The series delivers an atmospheric portrayal of Berlin — the epicenter of change in the Roaring Twenties– as police detective Gereon Rath, and his partner Charlotte Ritter investigate complicated cases in a hotbed of crime and politics, sex and drugs, emancipation and extremism. Earlier seasons focused on a criminal case surrounding a porno ring by the Berlin Mafia, the unfolding of a conspiracy between Soviet rebels and the Black Reichswehr (a secret paramilitary group) to hijack a Soviet train rumored to be filled with Bolshevik gold, an on-set death of a famous actress, and more. 

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

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