Season 2 of “First Wives Club” will air in July on BET Plus
The second season of “First Wives Club” launches July 15 on BET Plus.
In the second season, the pressures of new jobs and new loves are introduced as Bree (Michelle Buteau) and Gary (RonReaco Lee) dive deep into the revival of their marriage, which is complicated by the big promotion of Bree and the introduction of a sexy hospital administrator. Meanwhile, Ari (Ryan Michelle Bathé) struggles to balance his temp job in Los Angeles with his long-distance relationship with David (Mark Tallman) as he is busy fulfilling his first term as a senator. of State. And after creating her own label, Hazel (Jill Scott) tries to sign her first artist by returning from her world tour with a sexy plus one. At Ari’s request, Hazel and Bree welcome a new friend, Jayla (Michelle Mitchenor), to their clique.
Season 2 finds the newly created quartet navigating the pressure of their professional lives and evolving their romantic relationships through the enviable bonds of their friendship. The 10-episode season will also star Essence Atkins, Gary Dourdan, Jordan Carlos and Mikhail Keize. “First Wives Club” is produced and written by Tracy Oliver.
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Peacock has announced that their next eight-episode limited series “Dr. Death” will air on July 15. Based on the Wondery podcast, the series draws on the true story of Dr. Christopher Duntsch, a former neurosurgeon accused of injuring, mutilating or mutilating 33 patients in two years and later sentenced to life imprisonment in one of these cases. Joshua Jackson stars and is joined in the cast by Alec Baldwin, Christian Slater and AnnaSophia Robb in as two fellow doctors and Dallas attorney, respectively, who work to bring Duntsch to justice. Grace Gummer also stars in showrunner Patrick Macmanus’ series. Macmanus executive produces through his banner Littleton Road Productions, while Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch and Taylor Latham produce via Escape Artists, and Hernan Lopez and Marshall Lewy produce for Wondery. (This series is under Macmanus’ global agreement with UCP.) the series include Maggie Kiley, who also produces the first two episodes, Jennifer Morrison and So Yong Kim. Watch a new trailer below.
The CW Network has announced its fall 2021 roster: “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” returns on October 1 at 8 p.m., with the season 3 premiere of “Nancy Drew” on October 8 at 9 p.m. New episodes of “Whose Line Is It Anyway “?” Will premiere back-to-back episodes on October 9 starting at 8 p.m., followed by the season two premiere of “The World’s Funniest Animals” at 9 p.m. “Legends of the Hidden Temple” will debut October 10 at 8:00 p.m., followed by the season 2 premiere of “Killer Camp” at 9:00 pm “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” Season 7 will air on October 13 at 8:00 pm, with the premiere of season three of “Batwoman” airs on October 13 at 9 pm, while season 4 of “Legacies” will air on October 14 at 8 pm A few weeks later, season 4 of “All American” will air on October 25 at 8 pm , followed by the premiere of the reimagined “4400” series at 9 pm Finally, season 2 of “Walker” will debut on October 28 at 20 hours; the eighth season of “The Flash” and the sixth season of “Riverdale” both begin their new seasons on November 16, at 8 pm and 9 pm, respectively.
Apple TV Plus has released a trailer for Season 2 of “Central Park,” which airs on June 25. In the second season of the animated musical series, the Tillerman family continues to live and care for Manhattan’s largest park. Molly (now voiced by Emmy Raver-Lampman) is navigating her teenage years, Cole (Tituss Burgess) is embarrassed by a humiliating time at school, Paige (Kathryn Hahn) continues to pursue the mayoral and Owen corruption story ( Leslie Odom Jr.) juggles park management, staff and family. Bitsy (Stanley Tucci) progresses on his evil plot to claim Central Park, with Helen (Daveed Diggs) by his side, still wondering if she has been incorporated into Bitsy’s will. Meanwhile, friendly and goofy narrator Birdie (Josh Gad) guides the audience through the course. “Central Park” is written and produced by Loren Bouchard alongside Gad and Nora Smith. Sanjay Shah, Halsted Sullivan, Janelle Momary-Neely, Jon Liebman, Marc Gurvitz and Robin Schwartz are also executive producers. The series is produced for Apple by 20th Television. Watch the trailer below.
Paramount Plus has released a teaser for the new animated comedy series “The Harper House”, which premieres this fall. The 10-episode series follows an overconfident matriarch as she navigates moving her family from the rich side to the poor side of a small town in Arkansas. “The Harper House” stars Rhea Seehorn, Jason Lee, Tatiana Maslany and Ryan Flynn, with VyVy Nguyen, Lance Krall, Roberta Colindrez, Tessa Skara, John “Spud” McConnell, Chris Diamantopoulos, Joanna Hausmann, Gabourey Sidibe, Nyima Funk and Gary Anthony Williams also voices the characters in the series. Created by Brad Neely, executive producer of Katie Krentz, the series is produced by CBS Eye Animation Productions in association with 219 Productions.
Fox has posted a clip of Jennifer Love Hewitt’s appearance of “9-1-1” in an earthquake-themed episode of “Lego Masters”, which airs at 8pm tonight. Hosted by Will Arnett, the show tests contestants’ Lego building skills through a series of unique challenges. Hewitt will join Arnett in determining which models perform best and pass the Lego “brick ladder” rating system. Watch the clip below.
Showtime Documentary Films has announced a new feature documentary “Bitchin ‘: The Sound and Fury of Rick James” which will describe an “intimate but propulsive take” on the R&B legend. The film will premiere at the Tribeca Festival tonight as part of the festival’s inaugural lineup in June, ahead of the Showtime premiere later this year. Directed by Sacha Jenkins, the documentary will present a full picture of James’ dramatic rise and fall, focusing on the ‘Punk-Funk’ music he left behind. It will also contain rare footage from James ‘live performances, an unreleased personal video, original interviews with those who knew him, and a series of interviews with James recorded before his death in 2004. “Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury by Rick James “was written by Jenkins, Rivo and Jason Pollard. The film is produced by Jenkins, Peter Bittenbender, Douglas Banker and Ty James. Steve Rivo is a producer.
Discovery Plus has given the green light for a new home series hosted by Marsai Martin, which will feature surprise teen bedroom renovations. Martin, better known from “Black-ish,” will executive produce the eight-episode series and lead the team, which includes carpenter Joanie Sprague and designer Tiffany Thompson. The series will be available to stream in 2022.
HBO Max has announced that Luca Villacis, Prince Amponsah, Dylan Taylor, Joe Pingue, Maxwell McCabe-Lokos, Ajahnis Charley, Milton Barnes and Kate Moyer have joined the cast of “Station Eleven” as recurring guest stars. The series, which spans multiple timelines, follows survivors of a devastating flu as they rebuild the world while clinging to what has been lost. Based on the best-selling Emily St. John Mandel, the 10-episode limited series is created by showrunner Patrick Somerville and directed by Hiro Murai, with Paramount Television Studios as a studio. Somerville and Murai produce alongside Scott Steindorff, Scott Delman, Jessica Rhoades, Dylan Russell, Jeremy Podeswa and Nate Matteson. Nick Cuse and David Nicksay are co-executive producers.
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has announced that it will induct award-winning journalist Lester Holt into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame for his contributions to television broadcasting. He will accept this honor at the Nab Show 2021 welcome event on October 11 at 9 a.m. Holt is currently the presenter and editor of NBC’s flagship show “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt”. He has also been a senior presenter of “Dateline NBC” since September 2011 and directs special reporting, breaking news and prime-time political coverage for NBC News. He also hosts the “Nightly News Kids Edition”, a digital newscast launched at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to inform and inspire children. Prior to joining NBC News in 2000, Holt worked for local broadcast stations WCBS-TV in New York, KCBS-TV (then KNXT) in Los Angeles, and WBBM-TV in Chicago as a post news anchor. – midday and evening. In 2016, he was named “Journalist of the Year” by the National Association of Black Journalists.
Fox News Audio has partnered with Apple Podcasts to launch a new subscription content channel called Fox News Podcasts Plus. The platform, which will cost $ 2.99 per month ($ 29.99 per year), will offer exclusive content as well as ad-free episodes from the Fox News Podcasts portfolio. In addition, it will offer ad-free versions of nearly 40 original podcasts, including “Fox News Sunday”, “The Brian Kilmeade Show”, “Fox Across America with Jimmy Failla” and “The Guy Benson Show”.
Sinking Ship Entertainment and Scott Brothers Entertainment have announced that an animated spin-off from the HGTV series “Property Brothers” is in development. Entitled “Builder Brothers’ Dream Factory”, the 3D animated series will air on Corus Entertainment’s Treehouse in Canada in 2022. It will follow the animated versions of famous twin renovation experts Drew and Jonathan Scott as 8-year-old boys trying to solve neighborhood problems. Along with their dog Moose and their best friends Mel, Cee-Cee and Aiden, the Builder Brothers will go through the ups and downs trying to make the world a better place – one big dream at a time. Carla de Jong of Sinking Ship and Amory Millard of Scott Brothers Entertainment will be the executive producers.
Bunim / Murray Productions (BMP) signed Amanda Seales and her production company Smart, Funny & Black for her first-ever residency contract, a bespoke program designed to help creatives realize their vision. The “Insecure” star will develop, produce and potentially star in scripted and unscripted series. The first project to come out of the arrangement is the scripted series “Amanda Seales is Difficile”, which will be developed by Myiea Coy, the studio’s vice president of development, and Seales. The series is currently being presented to potential distributors. Seales recently hosted his own special HBO stand-up, “I Be Knowin”. She previously co-hosted NBC’s daytime talk show “The Real,” “Bring the Funny” for NBC and the 2020 BET Awards.
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