The CW announced its slate of summer premieres dates that run June to August.
The lineup will begin June 23 with the return of “In the Dark” for Season 3 at 9 p.m., which is preceded by all new episode of “Kung Fu” at 8 p.m. The next month, horror-comedy “Wellington Paranormal” makes its U.S. broadcast debut on July 11 at 9 p.m. with back-to back-episodes. Then, on July 18, British comedy “Dead Pixels” will return for Season 2 at 9:30 p.m. Both July dates will begin with new episodes of “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” at 8 p.m.
Meanwhile, on July 15, a new episode of “Walker” will air at 8:00 p.m. and “Coroner” Season 3 will later premiere at 9 p.m. July comes to a close with the “Roswell, New Mexico” Season 3 premiere on July 26 at 8:00 p.m., then “The Republic of Sarah” at 9:00 p.m. August will kick off with the Season 2 premiere of “DC’s Stargirl” at 8:00 p.m. and a new episode of “Superman & Lois” at 9:00 p.m. on Aug. 10.
The midseason hiatus of “Riverdale” finally will come to an end on Aug. 11 with a new episode 8:00 p.m., pushing back from its original July 7 return. “Master’s of Illusion” will premiere on Aug. 13 with two episodes, and the final season of legal drama “Burden of Truth” will begin on Aug. 19 at 8:00 p.m. Summer programming will wind down with “Supergirl” on Aug. 24 at 9:00 p.m. for its final 13 episodes.
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Based on the DC comic book by Jeff Lemire, “Sweet Tooth” will make its global premiere on Netflix on June 4. The eight-episode series, which takes place years after “The Great Crumble” changed everything, centers on a hybrid deer-boy who befriends a wandering loner and together embark on an extraordinary adventure through the dangerous but lush world left behind, in order to find the meaning of home. The cast includes Christian Convery, Nonso Anozie, Adeel Akhtar, Aliza Vellani, Stefania LaVie Owen, Dania Ramirez, Neil Sandilands, Will Forte and James Brolin. Alongside co-showrunners Beth Schwartz and Jim Mickle, Susan Downey, Robert Downey Jr., Amanda Burrell and Linda Moran also serve as executive producers.
Watch a teaser below.
Showtime released a peek at the upcoming ‘Dexter’ limited series, featuring Michael C. Hall’s return as the titular Dexter Morgan in the ten-episode season, which airs this fall. Hall will be the only original cast member returning, starring alongside Clancy Brown, Johnny Sequoyah, Julia Jones, Alano Miller, Michael Cyril Creighton, Jack Alcott, David Magidoff, Jamie Chung, and Oscar Wahlberg.
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Ryan Bruce (“Let Him Go,” “Lucifer,” “Aftermath”) will be a recurring guest star on The CW drama “The Republic of Sarah.” He will portray Adam Dearborn, an “unbearably handsome, do-anything-for you” New Englander and dad to Josh (Etienne Kellici). Fiercely protective of his New Hampshire town, Adam was initially opposed to anyone from Lydon Industries, the mining corporation, encroaching on Greylock’s land, but ends up striking up a surprising friendship with Greylock lawyer Danny (Luke Mitchell). Soon Adam’s bucolic small-town life is turned upside down when the history between his wife Corinne (Hope Lauren) and Danny is revealed. Bruce is represented by Melanie Hawthorne at Premiere Talent Management.
Episodes of Chelsea Handler’s new podcast “Dear Chelsea” will begin premiering on iHeartMedia every Thursday starting on May 6. Alongside her co-host and long-time assistant, Brandon Marlo, Handler will help listeners answer any and all questions going on in their lives. The duo won’t shy away from giving their honest and raw opinions on situations to provide listeners with the advice they need to hear. The new podcast will also feature surprise celebrity and expert guest appearances to help weigh in on the listeners’ questions.
Paul Richardson has been named senior executive vice president and chief human resources officer of The Walt Disney Company, effective July 1. Richardson, who was Disney’s first Chief Diversity Officer, will succeed longtime veteran Jayne Parker. Leaving the company at the end of June after a 33-year career at Disney, she will work closely with Richardson during the transition. Richardson will report directly to Chapek and will be responsible for leading Disney’s human resources strategy, global talent acquisition, leadership development, diversity and inclusion, organizational design and cultural development, employee education and development, compensation and benefits, HR operations and technology, employee relations and global security.
Fox News Channel announced the appointment of four executives to its New York and Washington leadership teams. Megan Albano and Jerry Andrews join the New York weekend programming leadership team, with Albano promoted to vice president to oversee weekend opinion programming and Andrews moved up to senior executive producer to oversee weekend daytime news. Later this spring, Greg Headen will transition from FNC’s foreign desk in New York to vice president of news coverage where he will oversee domestic and international assignment desks’ operations. Doug Rohrbeck now serves as senior vice president of D.C news and manages the network’s editorial coverage of the capital. He continues oversight on “Special Report with Bret Baier” and “Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace.” On May 10, Kerri Kupec will begin her role as Washington editor.
Array promoted Tammy Garnes to vice president of education and understanding. She previously served as director of education and understanding at the Ava DuVernay film collective. In this role, Garnes will continue overseeing education and social impact projects, such as Array Crew and Array 101 learning companions. She is a former producer whose credits include “Roots: Celebrating 25 Years,” “Dancing in September” and “Biker Boyz.”
PlayersTV and UBS will produce two co-branded original series, “Front Office” and “Long Game,” as part of their new multi-year global media sponsorship, which will both debut this fall and will be distributed on PlayersTV and the social channels of affiliated athletes. Executive produced by Chris Paul, “Front Office” will run for 10 episodes and feature a behind-the-scenes look at athletes making strategic investments in their fans’ business ideas with guidance from UBS. “Long Game” will be hosted by former NFL player Adewale Ogunleye, who will interview a professional athlete each of the 10 episodes about their legacy, business ventures, philanthropic efforts and post-retirement plans.
“Jimmy Kimmel Live” will have on Maya Rudolph, Malcolm Gladwell and Kings of Leon, while “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” will feature Michael B. Jordan, Nate Bargatze and Coi Leray. Leslie Jordan and Ashnikko, with support from Princess Nokia, will be on “Late Night With Seth Meyers,” and “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” will have on Mila Kunis and Sara Kays.