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‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Season 11 to Debut in October (TV News Roundup)

Curb Your Enthusiasm
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Prett-ay… prett-ay… prett-ay good news: “Curb Your Enthusiasm” Season 11 will premiere in October, HBO said Monday.

Larry David is back with co-stars Susie Essman, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Richard Lewis, J.B. Smoove and Ted Danson to offer his opinions about the pandemic and wrap himself in the show’s signature misfortunes.

Season 10 ended with a fire taking down Larry’s spite store, Latte Larry’s — created in order to put the neighboring Mocha Joe’s out of business.

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” is created by David, who executive produces with Jeff Garlin, Schaffer and Gavin Polone. Laura Streicher co-executive produces, while Jon Hayman and Steve Leff serve as consulting producers.

The network also announced that “Succession” and “Insecure” will also return in October.

Also in today’s TV news roundup:

FIRST LOOKS

Netflix announced that “Maid” will premiere Oct. 1. The limited series inspired by Stephanie Land’s memoir, “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive,” centers on Alex (Margaret Qualley), a single mother who turns to housecleaning to support herself and her young daughter after leaving an abusive marriage. The show also stars Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose, Tracy Vilar, Billy Burke, Andie MacDowell, Rylea Nevaeh Whittet, Raymond Ablack, BJ Harrison, Xavier de Guzman, Aimee Carrero and Toby Levins. Alongside showrunner Molly Smith Metzler, John Wells Margot Robbie, Tom Ackerley, Erin Jontow, Brett Hedblom and Land executive produce. The series is produced by Wells Productions, LuckyChap Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television. Wells also directs; other directors on the series are Nzingha Stewart, Queyen Tran, Lila Neugebauer and Helen Shaver. Watch the teaser below.

RENEWALS

Facebook Watch renewed “Peace of Mind With Taraji,” hosted by Taraji P. Henson and Tracie Jade Jenkins, for second season to premiere this fall. In the new season, Henson and Jenkins will continue to conduct interviews with celebrities, experts and everyday people — to shine a spotlight on challenging mental health issues that are specifically facing the Black community. “Peace of Mind with Taraji” is produced by 495 Productions with Henson, Jenkins, SallyAnn Salsano and Jennifer Ryan serving as executive producers. Ebony McClain serves as co-executive producer.

DATES

Adult Swim announced “Teenage Euthanasia” will premiere Sept. 19 at midnight. The half-hour animated series is set in the near-future and follows the owners of Tender Endings funeral home, including Trophy (voiced by Maria Bamford) to ran away from home 15 years ago but now returns as a corpse ready for burial — only to be resurrected by a lightning strike. Trophy develops new powers as a result, but she also receives a second chance to parent her daughter Annie (Jo Firestone). Tim Robinson and Bebe Neuwirth also voice characters. “Teenage Euthanasia” is created by Alissa Nutting and Alyson Levy, who executive produce alongside Lisa M. Thomas, Vernon Chatman and John Lee. Scott Adsit is co-executive producer. The series is produced by PFFR and animated by Augenblick Studios.

CASTING

Brian Stepanek, Murette Moss, Lexi DiBenedetto and more are set to star in Nickelodeon’s “A Loud House Christmas,” premiering in November. The live-action holiday TV movie, based on the series “The Loud House,” follows Lincoln Loud (Wolfgang Schaeffer) as he attempts to preserve his family’s Christmas traditions. Also starring in the film are Jahzir Bruno, Dora Dolphin, Sophia Woodward, Catherine Ashmore Bradley, Morgan McGill, Aubin Bradley, Ella Allan, Mia Allan, Lexi Janicek and Charlotte Ann Tucker. “A Loud House Christmas” is written by Liz Maccie and directed by Jonathan Judge, who executive produces with Michael Rubiner and Matt Bierman, while Darlene Caamaño Loquet produces.

STREAMING

CBS News and Stations announced the launch of CBSN Baltimore, ViacomCBS’ new local direct-to-consumer streaming news service. CBSN Baltimore features anchored programming and coverage of live breaking news events in the region, produced by WJZ-TV. “We plan on using this platform to present extended versions of news stories and community specials that are hyperlocal and of great importance to our audience,” said WJZ-TV vice president and general manager Audra Swain. “In addition, we will be expanding our franchise of ‘Purple’ programming on CBSN Baltimore, and will feature more hours of Ravens news coverage than any other station in the market.” CBSN Baltimore is the 12th local direct-to-consumer streaming news services in major markets for ViacomCBS, with another planned for Miami.