TV News Roundup: ‘Killing Eve’ Season 3 Premiere Date AnnouncedVariety — J. Kim Murphy
In today’s TV news roundup, BBC America and AMC announced “Killing Eve’s” Season 3 premiere date, and Netflix and Mattel Television announced the voice cast for its upcoming anime series “Masters of the Universe: Revelation.”
Netflix and Mattel Television have announced the cast for the upcoming anime series âMasters of the Universe: Revelation.â A reboot of the original series featuring He-Man, Skeltor, Teela and other characters, the program’s extensive voice cast includes Mark Hamill, Lena Headey, Chris Wood, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Liam Cunningham, Stephen Root, Diedrich Bader, Griffin Newman, Tiffany Smith, Henry Rollins, Alan Oppenheimer and more. Adam Bonnett, Christopher Keenan and Rob David serve as executive producers.
The pilot for Amazonâs series adaptation of âA League of their Ownâ has announced its cast. DâArcy Carden (âThe Good Placeâ) will lead a cast that also includes Abbi Jacobson, ChantÃ© Adams, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Kelly McCormack, Roberta Colindrez, Priscilla DelgadoÂ and Melanie Field.
âKilling Eveâ will return for its third season on April 26 at 10 p.m. on both BBC America and AMC. Season 3 sees the titular Eve (Sandra Oh) back in action after having survived being shot by Villanelle (Jodie Comer) in the Season 2 finale. Eve is now in Rome and her current MI6 status is in flux after being manipulated by Carolyn (Fiona Shaw). Executive producers for the upcoming season are Sally Woodward Gentle, Lee Morris, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Gina Mingacci, Damon Thomas, Jeff Melvoin, Suzanne Heathcote andÂ Oh. Watch a teaser and see some first look photos below.
TBS has announced thatÂ âThe Last O.G.â will premiere its third season on April 7 at 10:30 p.m. The line-up of guest stars set to appear in the new season includes Mike Tyson, Katt Williams, J.B. Smoove, Sasheer Zamata and many more. âThe Last O.G.” is executive produced by Tracy Morgan (who also stars), Jordan Peele, Eric Tannenbaum, Kim Tannenbaum, Joel Zadak, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Carl Jones and Steve Ast. Watch a sneak peek below.
Showtime announced its comedy special âMore Funny Women of a Certain Ageâ will premiere March 14 at 10 p.m. Caroline Rhea, Carol Leifer, Carole Montgomery, Julia Scotti, Tammy Pescatelli and Thea Vidale will perform during the hour-long special. âMore Funny Women of a Certain Ageâ comes from Killer Bunny Entertainment. Carole Montgomery, Dave Goldberg, Robert Cea and Evan Shapiro serve as executive producers. Watch a teaser for the special below.
HBO Max offered a glimpse at the programming it will offer when it launches this May. The new teaser includes clips of classic film titles such as “The Wizard of Oz”; modern classic television comedies including “Friends,” “The Big Bang Theory” and “South Park,” and newer series such as “Euphoria” and “Watchmen.” Watch the teaser below.
Heather Karpas has joined Richard Pleperâs Eden Productions as a creative executive. Her responsibilities will involve development for the company, which recently announced an exclusive five-year deal with Apple TV Plus. Karpas had previously been serving at ICM Partners as a literary agent for novelists and non-fiction writers.
Fox will air special coverage of the benefit concert âFire Fight Australiaâ on Feb. 29 at 11 p.m. The concert will take place on Feb. 16 at Sydneyâs ANZ Stadium to benefit organizations providing vital rescue and rehabilitation assistance following the countryâs devastating bushfire season. Musical groups scheduled to perform include Queen + Adam Lambert, Michael BublÃ©, k.d. lang, 5 Seconds of Summer and more. Foxâs coverage of the event will be hosted by Olivia Newton-John. All proceeds generated by the televised special will go directly to The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal, an organization working on the ground with rural Australian communities affected by the fires. Donations can be made by visiting FireFightAustralia.org.
NBCÂ has announced its newÂ Alternative Directors ProgramÂ class: Eve Adair, Ana BretÃ³n, Dale Lewis, Justin Mabardi, Stephanie Medina, JP Perez, Jeannie Roshar and Lauren Quinn. The program was launched two years ago in an effort to achieve equal representation behind the scenes of the company’s unscripted series, offering female and ethnically diverse directors the opportunity to expand their directing styles with the ultimate goal of hiring them as show directors on an NBC or Universal Television Alternative Studios series.
Stage 29 Productions has announced the creation of its own podcast production unit. Stage 29 Podcast Productions has tapped Vivica A. Fox, Mike Bayer, Gretchen Rossi, Slade Smiley, Mitch AlbomÂ and âThe Doctorsâ hosts Dr. Travis Stork and Dr. Judy Ho to launch this initiative, premiering conversations about entertainment, health and wellness, self-improvement and more. âThe Doctorsâ executive producer Patty Ciano will also serve as executive producer of the podcasts. Information regarding upcoming programs and launch dates will be announced at a later date.