‘The Fairly Oddparents: Fairly Odder’ Gets Paramount Plus Premiere Date (TV News Roundup)

The Fairly Oddparents
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Paramount Plus has announced that its upcoming live-action “The Fairly Oddparents: Fairly Odder” series will premiere March 31.

Season 1 of “The Fairly Oddparents: Fairly Odder” will be made up of 13 episodes. The series follows Nickelodeon’s animated “The Fairly OddParents” program, which ran from 2001-2017 and focused on the adventures of Timmy Turner and his fairy godparents, Wanda and Cosmo, who magically granted wishes.

The latest chapter is set to focus on Timmy’s cousin, Vivian “Viv” Turner (Audrey Grace Marshall), and her stepbrother, Roy Raskin (Tyler Wladis), as the two face life in Dimmsdale with the help of the fairy godparents. In addition to Marshall and Wladis “The Fairly Oddparents: Fairly Odder” will also star Laura Bell Bundy as Rachel Raskin, Ryan-James Hatanaka as Ty Turner and Imogen Cohen as Zina Zacarias. Original voice cast Susanne Blakeslee and Daran Norris return to voice Wanda and Cosmo (who remain animated in the new series), respectively.

“The Fairly Oddparents: Fairly Odder” is executive produced by Christopher J. Nowak, who also serves as showrunner. Additional executive producers include “The Fairly OddParents” creator Butch Hartman, Samantha Martin, Fred Seibert and Mike Caron, who also directs the pilot.

Paramount Plus also released the official trailer for the series. Watch below.

Also in today’s TV News Roundup:


Acorn TV has unveiled the official trailer for “Harry Wild,” a murder mystery series starring Emmy-winner Jane Seymour as Harriet Wild, a university professor who becomes a victim of a violent mugging. While Harriet recovers at the home of her son Charlie (Kevin Ryan), she starts to get involved in the cases he investigates as a senior police detective, and ends up teaming up with her own mugger Fergus (Rohan Nedd) to solve a series of crimes inspired by literary fiction. Stuart Graham and Amy Huberman round out the cast of the show, which is created and written by David Logan, who executive produced along with Seymour, Dan March, Klaus Zimmermann, James Gibb, James Flynn, Morgan O’Sullivan, David McLoughlin, Jo Spain, Bea Tammer, Catherine Mackin, Claus Wunn and Frank Seyberth. The series premieres with two episodes on April 4, and two new episodes will stream weekly through April 25.

Apple TV Plus released the trailer for its highly anticipated trilingual series “Pachinko.” Starring Academy Award winner Youn Yuh-jung (“Minari”) and Lee Min Ho, the series is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Min Jin Lee. The show, created by Soo Hugh, will debut its first three episodes on March 25, then release a new one weekly for the next five weeks. Told in Korean, Japanese and English, “Pachinko” follows four generations of the same Korean family. It is executive produced by Soo, along with Kogonada and Justin Chon. Watch the trailer below.


Live TV streaming service Philo has struck a deal with entertainment company Kin on its first original show, “Boss Moves,” with “Love and Hip-Hop” star Rasheeda Frost. The series will be available on Philo, as well as Kin’s Facebook, Instagram and YouTube channels. In addition, Philo will be streaming more than 65 hours of Kin’s women’s lifestyle content, including “Heart of the Batter” with Jordin Sparks. “Boss Moves” is set to premiere in April and sees Frost going behind the scenes of her many financial forays, including real estate, restaurants and fashion. The show will feature 12 30-minute episodes and will begin shooting this month.


Family dance competition series “Come Dance With Me” will premiere April 15 at 8 p.m. on CBS, streaming live and on demand on Paramount Plus. On the series, young dancers from across the country invite an untrained family member to be their partner — and, through numerous performances focusing on a range of dance styles, the teams compete to win the $100,000 grand prize. Philip Lawrence hosts the series and judges of the competition include Jenna Dewan, Dexter Mayfield and Tricia Miranda. “Come Dance With Me” hails from creators and executive producers Chris O’Donnell, LL Cool J and 3 Ball Productions.


Saloon Media has promoted Betty Orr to senior vice president of production, after she previously served as head of production. Orr joined Saloon Media, a Blue Ant Media company, in 2013 and has recently served as an EP on “Canada’s Drag Race” and “Ted Bundy: Falling for a Killer” on Amazon Prime Video. The company also hired Pam McNair in the role of production executive and Elizabeth St. Philip as senior producer. Both previously worked on projects with Saloon Media, including “Canada’s Drag Race” and the documentary “9/11 Kids,” respectively.


John Heilemann, Mark Mckinnon, Jennifer Palmieri and Russel Howard will appear on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” Wednesday. Tyler Perry, Usher and musical guest Ari Lennox will be on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”