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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Lopez vs Lopez’ Renewed, ‘Snowpiercer’ Premiere Date, ‘Happy’s Place’ Ordered, ‘Wednesday’ Cast Announced, ‘My Adventures With Superman’ Sneak Peak, ‘Extended Family’ Canceled, and More!

LOPEZ VS LOPEZ -- "Lopez vs George" Episode 210 -- Pictured: (l-r) Matt Shively as Quinten, Tisha Campbell as Dr. Glenda Brenda, Selenis Leyva as Rosie, Mayan Lopez as Mayan, George Lopez as George -- (Photo by: Nicole Weingart/NBC)

NBC has renewed Lopez vs Lopez for a third season. Family’s got your back. Now that Mayan and George Lopez are both living and working together, they’re closer than ever… for better or worse. Get ready for an all-new season of laughs, love and living life “The Lopez Way!”

The fourth and final season of Snowpiercer premieres on AMC and AMC+ July 21. Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity who inhabit a perpetually moving train, with 1001 cars, that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out in this riveting television adaptation based on the graphic novel series by Jacques Lob and Jean-Marc Rochette, and the film from Bong Joon Ho. The action-packed finale of season three left a split of the train with Melanie Cavill leading the Eternal Engine and those passengers who chose to stay aboard Snowpiercer for relative safety, and Andre Layton leading the others on Big Alice who chose to adventure to the unknown, outside world of New Eden. 

NBC has ordered comedy Happy’s Place to series. In the series Reba 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.

Production on season two of Netflix’s Wednesday has begun. Catherine Zeta-Jones, Luis Guzmán, Isaac Ordonez and Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo have been promoted to series regulars. Steve Buscemi, Billie Piper, Evie Templeton, Owen Painter and Noah Taylor will also join as new series regulars. Guest starring in the new season will be Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Lumley, Thandiwe Newton, Frances O’Connor, Haley Joel Osment, Heather Matarazzo, and Joonas Suotamo.

My Adventures With Superman returns for season two on adult swim May 25. In the latest season, the three best friends face a host of new threats. Powerful foes will emerge from Clark’s alien past, Amanda Waller will take aim at Superman, Lois will grapple with the future, and Jimmy Olsen will spend an unbelievable amount of money. Krypton is coming for our young heroes, and its arrival will test their strength, loyalty, and love like never before. 

NBC has canceled Extended Family after one season. After an amicable divorce, Jim and Julia decide to continue to raise their kids at the family home while taking turns on who gets to stay with them. Navigating the waters of divorce and child-sharing gets more complicated for Jim when the owner of his favorite sports team enters the picture and wins Julia’s heart. 

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition will return to ABC in the 2024-2025 season. Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin will host the new iteration of the renovation series. In each episodes, Shearer and Teplin will meet a deserving family in need of a new home. Leaning into their organizing expertise and unique design aesthetic, the duo will work with each family to evaluate and edit every single item they own, ultimately transforming not only their home but the way they live. Assisting them is a team of builders and contractors from homebuilder Taylor Morrison who will expertly reconfigure the home based on the family’s lifestyle and needs. 

NBC has renewed Deal or No Deal Island for a second season. The elusive Banker will invite a new crop of players to compete in the season-long, fully immersive competition. The new season transports 13 players to the elusive Banker’s private island, where he makes the rules and twists lie behind every palm tree. The iconic briefcases containing a total of more than $200 million in prize money are hidden around the island. In each episode, players compete in daring challenges to secure the briefcases that will be used in that night’s game of Deal or No Deal. The player who snags the highest-value case gains immunity and gets to choose a fellow player to enter “The Temple.” The chosen competitor must then play a high-intensity game of “Deal or No Deal.” If the player makes a bad deal and accepts an offer of a lesser value than what is in their chosen case, they are immediately eliminated. If the player makes a good deal and accepts an offer of a higher value than what is in their case, they gain the power to select whom to eliminate. The winnings from each game of “Deal or No Deal” are added to a group pot that grows exponentially throughout the season. At the end of the season, the last player standing faces the Banker to potentially win the biggest prize in “Deal or No Deal” history. However, the devious Banker is always watching and raising the stakes with tests of strategy and greed. Manganiello serves as the gaming liaison – an intermediary between the Banker and contestants – overseeing gameplay and helping navigate them through tough, life-changing decisions.

Michelle Yeoh will star in Blade Runner 2099. The Prime Video limited series is a followup to Blade Runner 2049. 

Food Network has renewed 24 in 24: Last Chef Standing for a second season. Hosted by Esther Choi and Michael Symon, the series features 24 talented and fearless chefs who take on 24 food challenges in 24 consecutive, non-stop hours. At the end of the 24 hours, the chef who cooked the best for the longest, and outlasted the competition, is the only one left standing. 

The Tony and Ziva NCIS spinoff has been given an official name. NCIS: Tony & Ziva will see Tony and Ziva on the run across Europe. After Ziva’s supposed death, Tony left the NCIS team to go raise their daughter. Years later, Ziva was discovered alive, leading her to complete one final mission with NCIS before she was reunited with Tony and their daughter in Paris. Since then Tony and Ziva have been raising their daughter, Tali, together. When Tony’s security company is attacked, they must go on the run across Europe, try to figure out who is after them and maybe even learn to trust each other again so that they can finally have their unconventional happily ever after. 

Chad has been canceled after two seasons. Originally developed at Fox, the first season aired on TBS and was pulled ahead of its second season. The Roku Channel saved the second season and aired it earlier this year. 

The English dub of Natsume’s Book of Friends season five premieres May 8 on Crunchyroll. Natsume Takashi has the ability to see spirits, which he has long kept secret. However, once he inherits a strange book that belonged to his deceased grandmother, Reiko, he discovers the reason why spirits surround him.

Eamonn Walker is exiting Chicago Fire after twelve seasons on NBC. His character Wallace Boden is expected to appear on a recurring basis in the future. 

Crunchyroll has added more One Piece English dub special episodes. Joining the streamer are 3D2Y, Episode of Sabo: The Three Brothers’ Bond, Adventure of Nebulandia, Heart of Gold, Episode of East Blue and Episode of Skypiea. 

Vice has set premiere dates for two new series. Hells Angels: Kingdom Come premieres May 29. The series chronicles the rise of the men waiting in the wings during legendary biker Sonny Barger’s reign, this series covers the sordid details of how the kingdom came to be and the war that is currently raging across Hells Angels territories. Who Killed WCW? premieres June 4. In the late ’90s, three years after achieving the unthinkable by becoming the biggest wrestling company in the world, WCW would self-destruct. Now, the accusations fly in a wild, probing, and star-studded investigation into the demise of Ted Turner’s WCW.

The Great American Recipe premieres June 17 on PBS. The upbeat cooking competition celebrates the multiculturalism that makes American food so vibrant and delicious. With a wide-ranging variety of cooking styles influenced by their varied backgrounds – from Alaskan to African, Chinese to Sicilian, Southern, German, Mexican and more, Season 3’s contestants represent the unique diversity of American home cooking. Hosted by Alejandra Ramos, the new season features two new judges and a new location. Tim Hollingsworth and Francis Lam join returning host Alejandra Ramos and judge Tiffany Derry in Nashville, Tennessee. Each week, after two challenges, the judges will determine which home cook has the winning dish and, in the final week, the top three will compete for a chance to win this year’s competition. 

Post Malone, Parker McCollum, Kelsea Ballerini and Noah Kahan, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, and Nate Smith Feat. Avril Lavigne are set to perform at the 59th Academy of Country Music Awards. Hosted by entertainment icon Reba McEntire, Country Music’s Party of the Year returns exclusively on Prime Video and the Amazon Music channel on Twitch, live from Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas on May 16. 

NBC will celebrate Red Nose Day’s first decade in the U.S. with Red Nose Day: Cheers to Ten Years, a one-hour special airing May 23 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The star-studded special will look back at the hilarious, inspirational and unforgettable moments of NBC’s Red NoseDay programming and the life-changing impact of the campaign’s first 10 years. The funniest skits from past Red Nose Days will be featured, including Coldplay’s Game of Thrones the Musical, basketball with Paul Rudd & Blake Griffin, Kate McKinnon’s SNL Weekend Update sketch and more. The special will also include stories that highlight the impact of donations to Red Nose Day and how they help children across the U.S. and around the world. A rebroadcast of the Red NoseDay episode of The Wall will follow the special at 9 p.m. 

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be joining its broadcast team when NASCAR returns to TNT Sports in 2025. He will also join the Prime Video broadcast booth when the streamer launches its exclusive NASCAR Cup Series coverage in 2025. 

Love Island USA returns for season six on Peacock June 11. Ariana Madix joins as host with Iain Stirling reprising his role as the iconic narrator for the new season. Set in Fiji, season six will feature a brand-new vibrant villa including a spicy Casa Amor and an unforgettable Hideaway. Islanders will face more drama than ever before with jaw-dropping revelations, brand new couples challenges and even a few surprise guests. Along the way, viewers will be able to vote for their favorite couples via the Love Island USA app to determine which Islanders remain in the villa and who goes home heartbroken and empty-handed. 

Hotel Cocaine premieres June 16 on MGM+. The series is the story of Roman Compte, a Cuban exile and general manager of The Mutiny Hotel, the glamorous epicenter of the Miami cocaine scene of late ’70s and early ’80s. The Mutiny Hotel was Casablanca on cocaine. Businessmen, politicians, international narcos, CIA and FBI agents, models, sports stars, and musicians all frequented the hotel and its glitzy nightclub and restaurant. At the center of it all was Compte, who did his best to keep it all going and fulfill his own American dream. Over the course of the season, Roman walks the tightrope between the DEA, who have his daughter’s fate in their hands, and his older brother Nestor, Miami’s biggest supplier of cocaine. Together, the pair face ruthless rival Colombian cocaine suppliers as the brothers ensure their drug domination in Miami and keep their families safe. Hotel Cocaine is a meditation on family, brotherhood, the American Dream and the American nightmare, and what we will do to survive and protect the people we love. 

Season three of The Outlaws premieres May 31 on Prime Video. he series follows a group of strangers from different walks of life forced together to complete a community payback sentence in Bristol. With crime boss The Dean, behind bars awaiting trial, the Outlaws are moving on with their lives – until one of their own returns with a deadly secret, hurling them back into mortal danger. As a murder manhunt closes in on the gang, can they prove their innocence before The Dean’s case collapses, and he comes looking for revenge? 

Buying London premieres May 22 on Netflix. Follow high-end agent Daniel Daggers and team as they navigate London’s luxury property market, where the drama is as jaw-dropping as the price tags. At luxury estate agency DDRE Global, the only thing hotter than the super prime properties is the fiery office drama. 

Alone returns for season eleven June 13 on The History Channel. The new season places ten skilled survivalists in the freezing, brutal landscape of Inuvik, Canada, within the Arctic Circle and the northernmost location in series history. Equipped with only ten basic survival tools, the participants face bone-chilling cold, icy landscapes, and intimidating predators including bears, wolves, and moose. Participants must forage for their own food, build shelter, and overcome both physical and mental obstacles while self-recording their journey for a chance to be the last person standing and win the coveted $500,000 cash prize. With no teams, no camera crews, and no gimmicks, it displays the grit of human endurance and is the ultimate test of human will. The pre-season special Before the Drop will air just ahead of the season eleven premiere at 8pm ET/PT and will offer an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the participants’ final preparations and safety checks before the official launch day. Additionally, season two of the highly rated international version of the series, Alone Australia, is set to air on June 20. 

Dare to Love Me premieres on Netflix May 13. In the romantic series, a 21-century Confucian scholar meets an aspiring designer looking to achieve her dreams.

Season three of The Test premieres May 24 on Prime Video. Step into the heart of cricket’s fiercest rivalries. 

How to Ruin Love: The Proposal premieres May 31 on Netflix. Suspecting infidelity, Zoleka plans to catch her boyfriend in the act, only to ruin her own surprise proposal. Now she must win him back.

A&E offers viewers a backstage pass to the celebrated careers of some of hard rock’s greatest legends with new specials celebrating rock icons Bret Michaels, Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider, Alice Cooper, Sammy Hagar, and Sebastian Bach. Beginning June 16, the specials will feature exclusive interviews with each of the artists and those closest to them. The nostalgia inducing specials will go behind-the-scenes to the artists’ journeys to fame, legendary careers, and iconic music that defined the genre then and now. 

Cooking Up Murder: Uncovering the Story of Cesar Roman premieres May 10 on Netflix. The docuseries analyzes a murder case implicating a Spanish chef, who built a career in the spotlight through a web of secrets and false identities. Secrets, false identities and a murder that captivated all the Spanish media. 

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

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