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HBO has released the official trailer for its five-episode limited series “White House Plumbers,” set to debut on May 1. The series will take viewers on a “behind-the-scenes” look of the Watergate scandal, starring Nixon’s political saboteurs, E. Howard Hunt (Woody Harrelson) and G. Gordon Liddy (Justin Theroux). Set in 1971, both Hunt and Liddy have just been hired by the White House to investigate the Pentagon Papers leak when they end up landing on the committee to re-elect the president. “White House Plumbers” aims to pull back the curtain to the events that led up to one of America’s most infamous political crimes.
Disney+ has shared a first look into Season 2 of “Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.,” with all episodes being released on Friday, March 31.
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The teaser features Kathleen Rose Perkins (Dr. Clara Hannon) and special guest star Daniel Dae Kim (Max Lee).
“Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.” stars Peyton Elizabeth Lee (“Andi Mack”) as Lahela ‘Doogie’ Kamealoha, Jason Scott Lee (“Mulan”) as Benny Kamealoha, Matthew Sato (“Grown-ish”) stars as Kai Kamealoha, Wes Tian stars as Brian Patrick Kamealoha, Emma Meisel (“American Horror Story” ) stars as Steph Denisco, Mapuana Makia (“Finding Ohana”) as Noelani, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman (“UnREAL”) as Charles, Ronny Chieng (“M3GAN”) as Dr. Lee, Alex Aiono (“Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin”) as Walter, and joining the cast this season is Milo Manheim (“Z-O-M-B-I-E-S” trilogy) as Nico.
FX has released the first look teaser for the fifth and final season of its series “Mayans M.C.,” which is set to premiere with the first two episodes on May 24, followed by a weekly rollout of the final eight episodes.
The “Sons of Anarchy” spinoff follows the life of Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes (JD Pardo), president of the Mayans M.C. charter on the Cali/Mexi border, who now leads the Santo Padre M.C. in a bloody war against their rival Sons of Anarchy. As EZ continues to defend the territory, his relationship with his brother Angel (Clayton Cardenas) begins to strain under the pressure of keeping up with the family and the charter.
Pardo and Cardenas appear alongside Edward James Olmos, JR Bourne, Danny Pino, Carla Baratta, Michael Irby, Emilio Rivera, Sarah Bolger, Frankie Loyal, Joseph Lucero, Vincent Vargas, Gino Vento, Emily Tosta and Vanessa Giselle. Kurt Sutter and Elgin James serve as co-creators and executive producers for the series.
Watch the first teaser below.
Netflix has released a first look image at its upcoming animated series “Jentry Chau Vs. The Underworld,” starring Ali Wong. The new series follows Jentry Chau (voiced by Wong), a supernaturally gifted Chinese-American teen, who discovers a demon king is hunting her for the powers she’s been working her whole life to repress. Jentry scores some help from her weapons expert great-aunt and a millennia-old jiangshi (Chinese hopping vampire), the supernatural teen learns how to fight monsters of the underworld, all while she continues to balance life as a typical teen.
“Jentry Chau Vs. The Underworld” stars Bowen Yang, Lori Tan Chinn, Lucy Liu, Jimmy O. Yang, Sheng Wang, Woosung Kim, alongside Wong. Wong also serves as executive producer with Aron Eli Coleite, Chris Prynoski, Shannon Prynoski, Antonio Canobbio, Ben Kalina and creator Echo Wu.
See the first-look image below.
You want to see “Succession” star Brian Cox singing along to the Spice Girls’ “Wannabe”? Here’s your chance. Apple TV+ has released a teaser from the latest episode its Emmy-award winning series “Carpool Karaoke: The Series,” this time featuring Cox and Alan Cumming. The two Scottish actors reunite as they try to recount their bodies of work — all while singing along to Bay City Rollers and The Crystals. “Carpool Karaoke: The Series” featuring Cumming and Cox will premiere March 31.
See the first-look clip below.
Fox Entertainment has announced their all-new competition series “Gordon Ramsay’s Food Stars.” The show will give professional entrepreneurs the chance to earn a $250,000 personal investment from the culinary mogul himself. “Food Stars” will take Ramsay out of the kitchen and into the business side of the food industry as hand-picked individuals compete to for the chance to take their idea to the next level. The series will premiere on Fox on May 24, following the Season 13 premiere of Ramsay’s “MasterChef.”
Each week, Ramsay will test contestants’ ability to create, market and sell their products to real customers, evaluating them with the help of guest judges and focus groups. “They’ve got to make money, otherwise they’ll just be busy idiots,” said Ramsay in the show’s preview.
The network looks forward to adding another program featuring the iconic chef.
“Gordon has been a long-time, valued, prolific partner to us at Fox, and as audiences will see in ‘Food Stars,’ he never slows down, always delivering incredible new, compelling concepts in culinary and lifestyle entertainment,” said Allison Wallach, president of unscripted programming at Fox Entertainment.
The series is executive produced by Ramsay, with Danny Schrader serving as executive producer and showrunner.
Amazon Prime Video has released the trailer for its upcoming limited series “Dead Ringers,” which is set to premiere with all six episodes on April 21.
Starring Rachel Weisz as twins Elliot and Beverly Mantle, “Dead Ringers” adapts David Cronenberg’s 1988 classic film of the same name, and follows Elliot and Beverly as they share drugs, lovers and their growing desire to bring women’s health care to the forefront. Weisz stars alongside Britne Oldford, Poppy Liu, Michael Chernus, Jennifer Ehle and Emily Meade.
In addition to starring as the two leads, Weisz serves as executive producer alongside Stacy O’Neil, Sue Naegle, Sean Durkin, Ali Krug, Erica Kay, Anne Carey, Polly Stokes, James G. Robinson, David Robinson, Barbara Wall, Morgan Creek and series creator, showrunner and writer Alice Birch. Durkin directed the series first two episodes and co-directed the last episode of the series; Karyn Kusama, Karena Evans and Lauren Wolkstein also serve on the directing team.
Watch the official trailer below.
Hulu has dropped the first official trailer for Season 3 of “The Kardashians,” which is set to premiere on May 25, followed by new episodes every Thursday.
After 20 seasons of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians,” the Kardashian-Jenners have a new home at Hulu, and the family returns for a third season filled with even more family drama. The latest trailer doesn’t reveal too much about what will be covered throughout the season, but fans can expect to see the sisters indulging in self-care, a few arguments and, as always, plenty of quality time together.
The series continues to follow the Kardashian clan, with matriarch Kris Jenner and her five daughters, Kourtney Kardashian Barker, Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner, with frequent appearances from her 12 grandchildren.
Ben Winston, Emma Conway, Elizabeth Jones and showrunner Danielle King serve as the series’ executive producers.
Check out the Season 3 trailer below.
Netflix has released the trailer for Season 2, Part 2 of Maggie Friedman’s “Firefly Lane” starring Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke. The show’s final seven episodes will premiere on April 27.
Inspired by Kristin Hannah’s eponymous novel, “Firefly Lane” follows the lives and friendship of Tully (Katherine Heigl) and Kate (Sarah Chalke) from high school to adulthood as they help each other navigate love, loss and all the disruptions of life. Part 2 of the second season picks up on Tully and Kate’s first year apart since their 30-year friendship began, and reveals just what split them up. After trying to get through life without each other, they come to realize just how much they need one another.
Maggie Friedman executive produces the show along with Michael Spiller, Shawn Williamson, Katherine Heigl, and Stephanie Germain. The show is directed by Michael Spiller (201, 202, 209, 216), Shannon Kohli (203, 204), Vanessa Parise (205, 206), Katina Medina Mora (207, 208), Monika Mitchell (210, 211), Sarah Wayne Callies (212, 213) and Winnifred Jong (214, 215).
Take a look at the trailer below.
Bravo has announced that Season 15 of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” (teaser above) and new series “Summer House: Martha’s Vineyard” (teaser below) will premiere on Sunday, May 7.
Season 15 of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” will premiere on May 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. This season is set to highlight housewives Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Shereé Whitfield, Drew Sidora, Marlo Hampton and Sanya Richards-Ross. Monyetta Shaw-Carter and Courtney Rhodes join this season as friends.
“Summer House: Martha’s Vineyard” will premiere on May 7 immediately after “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The “Summer House” spin-off will feature Jasmine and Silas Cooper, Amir Lancaster, Jordan Emanuel, Preston Mitchum, Bria Fleming, Alex Tyree, Shanice Henderson, Jason Lyke, Summer Marie Thomas, Nicholas “Nick” Arrington and Mariah Torres.
All new episodes are available to stream the next day on Peacock.
Take a look at the trailer below.
A3 Artists Agency has signed Untold Content Group. Producer Joel M. Gonzales, is now repped by A3 Artists Agency, covering unscripted/digital and podcasts/radio. Gonzales signed an exclusive development deal with Sony Latin US for Los Regionales. Prior to this, Gonzales served as the president of Nosotros Organization for over fifteen years, and is credited for developing and producing the scripted series, “Ya Tu Sabes Monologue Slam.”
“I am thrilled that my company, Untold Content Group, is now represented by A3 Artists Agency. For over forty years, A3 Artists Agency has earned a reputation and garnered access to all the major players in the industry. I look forward to working with them on the dynamic slate we continue to build upon to maximize my company’s brand and exposure industry wide,” said Joel M. Gonzales.
NBC has announced this summer’s schedule which is set to kick off on May 30, this time with two new series in addition to returning favorites.
The season begins with the premiere of “America’s Got Talent” Season 18 with Terry Crews returning as host, along with the all-new car makeover competition show “Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge,” hosted by Rutledge Wood. Premieres continue with “American Ninja Warrior” Season 15 on June 5 and Dick Wolf’s brand-new docuseries “LA Fire & Rescue” on June 21, which will give an up-close look into the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
In preparation for summer, “The Weakest Link” hosted by Jane Lynch returns on April 11, and “That’s My Jam” moves to Monday nights starting April 17. All programs will be available to stream on Peacock the day after their NBC telecast.
CBS News announced the April 2 “60 Minutes” broadcast will feature a wide-ranging interview between Lesley Stahl and Georgia Republican Representative, Marjorie Taylor Greene.
Days before the indictment of former President Donald Trump, Greene, an ally of Trump and vocal member of the far right, joined Stahl to discuss Greene’s, as CBS puts it, “America First, populist views and rising status within the Republican party.”
The interview will air on Sunday April 2 at 7 p.m. on CBS.
The auto-entertainment network Speedvision has announced it is now available in the U.S. on Amazon Freevee as a free, ad-supported TV linear channel. Freevee customers will be able to stream the Speedvision channel and access over 500 hours of content.
Originally launched in 1995, Speedvision returned to television in October 2022, adding new programming for auto enthusiasts including “Graveyard Carz,” “AmeriCarna,” “Stacey David’s Gearz” and “Two Guys Garage.” The channel also hosts series on aviation and motorcycles.
“Launching Speedvision on Amazon Freevee is further evidence of our rapid growth from providing highly attractive content to advertisers and our enormous auto passionate audience,” said Robert Scanlon, President and CEO of Speedvision. “The Speedvision FAST Channel now available on Amazon Freevee represents a go-to content sources for our viewers, so we’re extremely pleased to give them the gold-standard automotive programming they want, where they want it.”
Scanlon has also held titles at several other networks including ESPN, ESPN2, Discovery Inc., Velocity Network and ABC Sports, and has won nine National Sports Emmys.
The Set Decorators Society of America has announced the timeline for the 2023 SDSA Television Awards. These awards celebrate outstanding work by set decorators and their teams on television programming. The submission period will run from April 7 to May 26, with voting beginning on June 1. The awards will be announced on August 2 via YouTube.
See below for the full timeline.
Submission period: April 7, 2023 – May 26, 2023
Nominations voting begins: 9 a.m. PT Thursday, June 1, 2023
Nominations voting ends: 12 p.m. PT Friday, June 9, 2023
Nominations announcement: Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Final round voting begins: Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Final round voting ends: Thursday July 20, 2023
Awards announcement: Wednesday August 2, 2023 on @SETDECOR YouTube
All dates for the SDSA Awards Television 2022 are subject to change, said SDSA.
Hallmark’s new original series, “The Way Home,” has become the #1 most-watched program overall among households, women and people over the age 18-years-old and total viewers while on air. “The Way Home” has uplifted Hallmark to be the #1 most-watched entertainment cable network on weekends and #2 in total day among key demos.
The Season 1 finale of “The Way Home,” which premiered on Sunday, March 26, has become the most-watched episode of the series among key demos, as well as the #1 entertainment cable program of the day and week. Season 1 drew in a number of 6.8 million unduplicated total viewers.
Following the season finale, Hallmark premiered another new original series, “Ride,” that has become the #2 most-watched entertainment cable program on Sunday, March 26, behind “The Way Home.”
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