TV News Roundup: First Look at ‘Real Housewives of Dallas’ & More

Real Housewives of Dallas
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“The Real Housewives” are heading down south for Bravo’s newest installment: “Dallas.” Check out the first footage from of the new ladies, plus more in today’s TV news roundup . . .

Premiere Dates:

Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Dallas premieres April 11. The latest installment in the “Housewives” franchise will follow five Southern socialites, Cary Deuber, Tiffany Hendra, Stephanie Hollman, LeeAnne Locken and Brandi Redmond.

Watch a first look preview of “RHOD” here:

FYI‘s “Bride & Prejudice” premieres March 8. The docuseries follows three star-crossed couples who desperately want to get married though their families don’t approve. The six-episode series will launch with a two-hour premiere in which the couples decide to get married despite the opposition of their families. The pairs include an interfaith couple in Baltimore, a gay couple in Boston and an interracial couple in Houston.

“FYI continues to pioneer brand-definitional relationship content,” said Gena McCarthy, senior VP of programming and development for FYI. “Bride and Prejudice’ shares culturally diverse and emotionally powerful stories of real people, tackling real issues, like race, religion and sexual orientation, on their path toward marriage and love.

We TV‘s eight-episode, unscripted docu-series “Sisters in Law” premieres on the network March 24. Set in Houston, the series follows black female attorneys tackling tough cases.

“The Willis Family” returns to TLC for its second season on March 15. The series picks up with the family returning home from being on the road and readjusting. The Willises are working toward recording and producing a new album while also juggling birthday parties, learning to drive, rehearsals and performance prep.

Casting News:

Fox’s two-hour live event “The Passion” has cast two more Grammy Award-winning musicians.

Yolanda Adams and Michael W. Smith will appear in the musical event airing live from New Orleans on Palm Sunday. Adams will contribute a special live performance to kick off the show, while Smith will play one of Jesus’ disciples.

Adams and Smith join host and narrator Tyler Perry, Jencarlos Canela (Jesus Christ), Chris Daughtry (Judas), Prince Royce (Peter), Seal (Pontius Pilate) and Trisha Yearwood (Mary) in “The Passion.”

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