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Your TV Source Roundup: ‘Resident Alien’ Renewed, Crunchyroll Sets Summer Lineup, ‘Lady in the Lake’ Trailer, ‘Breaking New Ground’ Premiere Date, ‘UNINTERRUPTED’s Top Class Tennis’ Trailer, ‘Grantchester’ Returning, and More!

RESIDENT ALIEN -- Pictured: "Resident Alien" Key Art -- (Photo by: SYFY)

Resident Alien has been renewed for a fourth season. The series will move to USA Network for its new season. The previous three seasons aired on Syfy. Based on the Dark Horse comics, the series follows a crash-landed alien named Harry whose secret mission is to kill all humans. In season three, Harry vowed to work with General McCallister to rid the Earth of the Grey aliens, a task made more difficult when he discovered that the Grey Hybrid Joseph had taken a job in town as the new Deputy. In addition, Harry struggled to balance business and his personal life when he fell in love for the first time

Crunchyroll has announced its Summer 2024 anime season lineup. New and returning series will join the lineup in English sub and some in English dub. Series include Tower of God Season 2, MONOGATARI Series: OFF & MONSTER Season, My Hero Academia Season 7, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 3 and One Piece

Lady in the Lake premieres July 19 on Apple TV+ with the first two episodes, followed by one new episode every week. When the disappearance of a young girl grips the city of Baltimore on Thanksgiving 1966, the lives of two women converge on a fatal collision course. Maddie Schwartz is a Jewish housewife seeking to shed a secret past and reinvent herself as an investigative journalist, and Cleo Johnson is a mother navigating the political underbelly of Black Baltimore while struggling to provide for her family. Their disparate lives seem parallel at first, but when Maddie becomes fixated on Cleo’s mystifying death, a chasm opens that puts everyone around them in danger. The series emerges as a feverish noir thriller and an unexpected tale about the price women pay for their dreams. 

Breaking New Ground premieres June 27 on Max. The series follows Broadway performer, entrepreneur, and educator Robert Hartwell as he takes on the challenge of transforming a 200-year-old house with a complicated history into a home filled with love. It’s a renovation story that celebrates the resilience of Robert’s journey as well as those who came before him. 

Docuseries UNINTERRUPTED’s Top Class Tennis premieres July 18 on Prime Video and Amazon Freevee with all four episodes. The series gives an all-access look into the demanding world of junior tennis and the elite teenage players striving to go pro. It follows the hard work and sacrifice of four junior tennis players as they make their way to the Orange Bowl, a competition that could make or break their careers as tennis pros. The inaugural season will showcase rising tennis stars, including five-time junior title winner Ariana Anazagasty-Pursoo, 2023 Indian Wells Junior Champion Joseph Oyebog Jr., 2022-23 USA Today Girls Tennis Player of the Year Stephanie Yakoff, and three-time Junior National Champion Stiles Brockett. 

Grantchester will return for a tenth season on MASTERPIECE on PBS. The mystery series stars Robson Green and Rishi Nair as DI Geordie Keating and Reverend Alphy Kottaram, respectively. Other returning cast members include Al Weaver as Leonard Finch, Tessa Peake-Jones as Mrs. C, Kacey Ainsworth as Cathy Keating, Oliver Dimsdale as Daniel Marlowe, Nick Brimble as Jack Chapman, Bradley Hall as DC Larry Peters, and Melissa Johns as Miss Scott. 

Motor makeover series Resurrected Rides premieres July 24 on Netflix. From the original producers of Pimp My Ride, comedian and actor Chris Redd, along with his team of next-level mechanics, helps deserving owners transform their beloved beaters into roadworthy masterpieces.

Surreal Life: Villa of Secrets premieres July 23 on MTV. This season, eight celebrity strangers have no idea what’s in store when they check-in to the Villa of Secrets for an outlandish, Surreal getaway. Each day these all-star guests will be surprised with provocative missions that push their limits, uncover their pasts and lead them to divulge their deepest truths. Eight celebs, one villa… ALL will be revealed. 

Production on HBO’s A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms has begun. Newly announced cast include Finn Bennett as Aerion Targaryen, Bertie Carvel as Baelor Targaryen, Tanzyn Crawford as Tanselle, Daniel Ings as Ser Lyonel Barotheon, and Sam Spruell as Maekar Targaryen. They join previously announced cast members Peter Claffey and Dexter Sol Ansell. A century before the events of Game of Thrones, two unlikely heroes wandered Westeros… a young, naïve but courageous knight, Ser Duncan the Tall, and his diminutive squire, Egg. Set in an age when the Targaryen line still holds the Iron Throne, and the memory of the last dragon has not yet passed from living memory, great destinies, powerful foes, and dangerous exploits all await these improbable and incomparable friends. 

Season three of Dark Side of the 90s premieres July 16 on Vice. In the 90’s, shows like Friends, NYPD Blue, SNL and Informercials kept us up all night. Mike Tyson, Andre Agassi and the Spice Girls entertained us while underground raves and strip clubs offered hedonistic escapism, and all of it had a Dark Side. 

Signora Volpe returns for season two on Acorn TV July 29. The series follows disillusioned British spy Sylvia Fox as she finds herself starting a new, quiet life in the Italian countryside, only to have a local case of murder and blackmail lure her back into investigative work. As a high-ranking British spy, Sylvia’s physical prowess, investigative skills, surveillance expertise, and proficiency as a markswoman have made her exceptional at solving mysteries. At the end of season one, having fallen in love with Italy and re-established bonds with her sister Isabel, Sylvia decided to resign from her job at MI6 and start a new life in Umbria. But old habits die hard, and though Sylvia might have left her job at MI6 behind, her unique skillset and appetite for solving mysteries remain undiminished. Over the course of season two, she finds herself investigating the murder of a pillar of the local community, and going undercover for MI6 at a perilous house party by the lake. Then, a dead man comes looking for vengeance, and Sylvia’s family have to race against time to save her life. 

Three hour primetime concert special CMA Fest airs June 25 on ABC. Performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Big & Rich, Clint Black, Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Terri Clark, Jordan Davis, Jackson Dean, Billy F Gibbons, HARDY, Jelly Roll, Cody Johnson, Little Big Town, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ashley McBryde, Parker McCollum, Megan Moroney, Jon Pardi, Carly Pearce, Post Malone, Shaboozey, Blake Shelton, Brittney Spencer, The War And Treaty, Thomas Rhett, Keith Urban, Gretchen Wilson, Lainey Wilson and Bailey Zimmerman. Jelly Roll and Ashley McBryde will serve as hosts. 

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

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