TV News Roundup: TBS Sets Premiere Dates for ‘Drop the Mic,’ ‘Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker’s Wild’

In today’s roundup, TBS announces the premiere of two new star-studded shows and Khloé Kardashian returns for her own series on E!

PREMIERE DATES

Every Tuesday night starting Oct. 24, TBS will air two new shows back to back: Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker’s Wild” followed by “Drop the Mic.” The former, which will premiere at 10 p.m., enlists host Snoop Dogg and hostess Jeannie Mai for the reboot of a classic game show, “The Joker’s Wild.” The new version, set in Snoop Dogg’s own casino, will feature cameos from stars like Seth Rogen and Karlie Kloss. TBS will release the six-episode docuseries “Gettin’ Wild With Snoop Dogg,” a behind the scenes look at the show, on the network’s app, social media handles, and website leading up to the premiere. Premiering next at 10:30 p.m. will be “Drop the Mic,” a celebrity rap battle hosted by Method Man and Hailey Baldwin based on the segment from “The Late Late Show With James Corden,” with Corden executive producing. Stars from the worlds of entertainment and sports will compete in each episode and the studio audience will determine winners.


“Revenge Body with Khloé Kardashian” returns to E! for a second season on Sunday, Dec. 10 at 10 p.m. The show follows Khloé Kardashian and her team of fitness, style, and beauty experts in their efforts to transform 17 men and women into their most perfect selves. The eight-episode season will feature appearances from stars like Kim Kardashian West, who will also provide individualized advice and tough love to the participants. Watch a sneak peek here.

Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne and his son Jack Osbourne will embark on an epic road trip across America for season two of “Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour” on A&E Network. The 10-episode season will begin Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 10 p.m.

truTV announced the hour-long documentary “The Problem with Apu” will premiere Nov. 19 at 10 p.m. Hosted by comedian Hari Kondabolu, the show will address his long-standing conflict with Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, the Indian convenience store owner from “The Simpsons.” The documentary will also feature Aziz Ansari, Kal Penn, Whoopi Goldberg, W. Kamau Bell, Aasif Mandvi, Hasan Minhaj, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Aparna Nancherla and more to explore the problem of racial stereotyping that faces South Asians.

CASTING

Yadira Guevara-Prip has been cast as Kaia Nieves for the upcoming thirteenth season of “Supernatural” and the backdoor pilot for its spinoff “Wayward Sisters.” The show’s producers have described Kaia as a “profoundly haunted… nevertheless strong and willful as hell” character with the power to “walk between worlds” in her dreams. On “Supernatural,” Kaia (Guevara-Prip), Claire Novak (Kathryn Love Newton), Alex Jones (Katherine Ramdeen), and Patience Turner (Clark Backo) are a group of young women orphaned by tragedy. Should these “Wayward Sisters” be granted their spinoff series, Guevara-Prip, most recently seen on Amazon’s “Mad Dogs,” will become a series regular.

DEVELOPMENT

AXS TV has greenlit a new show revolving around the daily life of multi-platinum musician Eddie Money. The 10-episode reality series, “Real Money,” will explore the classic rock star’s life at home with his family, which involves his wife, eight pets and five musically inclined children (three of which continue to tour with Money). According to Evan Haiman, AXS TV’s Vice President of Music Programming and Production, the show will “put the spotlight on a fun and fascinating family dynamic that is as entertaining as it is heartwarming.” The series kicks off production today.

DirecTV announced that the rural lifestyle channel RFD-TV is now available in high definition to all satellite streaming customers. “It’s no secret that consumers now require that all of their television choices be available in high definition to even be considered for extended viewing,” said Patrick Gottsch, founder and president of Rural Media Group, Inc., which owns RFD-TV, The Cowboy Channel, and RURAL RADIO on SiriusXM. “We expect this to result in a spike in RFD-TV’s ratings for all of our quality rural lifestyle programming, while assisting our ongoing efforts to reconnect city with country again.”

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