Since the coronavirus pandemic shuttered production on all of our favorite shows, it’s a miracle when you hear someone utter the words: new episodes.
Seriously, it’s like the gates of heaven opened up as a choir of angels can be heard singing, “ahhh.”
It’s even better when the new episodes are of everyone’s favorite competition series, Jeopardy!
Since the coronavirus outbreak, fans haven’t been able to get any new content from Alex Trebek and buzzer-friendly contestants.
And look, it’s not that we don’t love watching reruns of Ken Jennings — we do — but we’re ready for some new trivia to cure our coronavirus quarantine blues.
The official Jeopardy! Twitter account announces that it would be returning with a month’s worth of new programming on Monday, May 18.
We still have new episodes to share with you – don’t worry, they were taped before the shutdown. Tune in starting Monday, 5/18! pic.twitter.com/zsweqBg5IB
— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) May 13, 2020
The episodes, which will feature a mix of normal episodes, returning champs, and two weeks of the annual Teachers Tournament, will run through Friday, June 12.
If you’re wondering how the game show was able to secure new episodes, no, they didn’t break stay-at-home orders. All the episodes were pre-recorded in March prior to the COVID-19 shutdowns, which means you shouldn’t expect any commentary on our “new normal.” It’s going to be a complete escape from reality, which is just what the doctor ordered.
Vulture also reports that Jeopardy! will announces a summer schedule in the coming weeks. While it seems unlikely that we’ll get new episodes, maybe the series will try something new like some network dramas and many of the daytime/ night talk shows and opt for COVID appropriate virtual episode?
Anyway, hang in there because in just a few more days and we’ll be getting some new Trebek humor to fill the Jeopardy-sized whole in our hearts.
Netflix Renews Spanish Drama ‘Elite’ for Fifth Season Ahead of Season 4 Premiere, Adds News Cast Members
We’ve got some elite news!
Spanish drama Elite has been renewed for a fifth season at Netflix!
The news isn’t all that shocking considering the drama, set in the ritzy private school of Las Encinas in Spain, is one of the streamer’s best performing Spanish originals.
Not only is the cast incredible, the first few seasons were hinged around an intoxicating murder mystery and plenty of steamy love scenes.
The renewal comes ahead of the fourth season, which currently doesn’t have a premiere date. In 2020, filming was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic and an outbreak on set.
It’s possible the series will return in the spring/summer of 2021.
The upcoming season will see a handful of familiar faces including Samu (Itzan Escamilla), Guzman (Miguel Bernardeau), Omar (Omar Ayuso), Rebeca (Claudia Salas), and Ander (Aron Piper) as they were held back due to their shenanigans. The drama will also welcome new students Manu Ríos , Carla Díaz , Martina Cariddi and Pol Granch to shake things up.
Deadline also reports that the fifth season has added Argentinan actress Valentina Zenere (Soy Luna) and Brazilan actor André Lamoglia (Juacas) to its cast.
WATCH: ‘The Handmaids Tale’ Reveals Season 4 Trailer and Premiere Date
“We don’t hide. We fight,” Elizabeth Moss’ June states in the new teaser trailer for the upcoming fourth season of The Handmaids Tale.
Her statement sets the tone for the new season of the dystopian series.
In the first scene, we see June walking an empty street in normal clothing, a fear departure from the handmaid’s red dress and white bonnet uniform.
Flashbacks reveal she escaped Gilead with members of the resistance as a war is brewing.
Hulu’s recently-released trailer also reveals a premiere date, so mark April 28 in your calendars.
Much like previous seasons, the season will return will drop three peisodes at once followed by a weekly rollout.
Check out the trailer below and get ready:
‘Younger’ Moving to Paramount+ for Seventh and Final Season – Watch the Emotional Sneak Peek
Younger has a new home.
After six seasons at TV Land, the hit TV show about Liza Miller, a middle-aged, divorced mom who lies about being twenty-something to restart her career in publishing, is moving to Paramount+.
ViacomCBS made the announcement during the streaming presentation on Wednesday.
Paramount+ is a new streaming service that will replace CBS All Access. on March 4.
The base tier will cost $5 and include ads. For ad-free streaming, the monthly price will set you back $10.
Now, that doesn’t seem like a lot, but if you’re an avid TV watcher, adding yet another streaming service to your monthly bundle might not be totally feasible.
The good news is that the 12-episode final season will also air on TV Land. The catch? It will run delayed likely after the series wraps, which means you might not avoid spoilers.
Pick your battles, I guess.
The move, while annoying for some, isn’t completely out of the blue. The series was supposed to the Paramount Network for its sixth season but ultimately stayed at TV Land.
With such a dedicated fan-base and so much potential, it doesn’t seem like 12 20-minute episodes are going to provide a satisfactory conclusion. And I don’t think I’m ready for Liza to finally choose between #TeamJosh and #TeamCharles permanently.
The seventh season was initially delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the cast has been busy filming in New York as of late.
And that’s why fans were able to get a sneak peek at the upcoming season:
As Liza says, “embrace the past, accept the present, and keep moving forward.”
While it sure does seem like Liza picks Charles in the end, Sutton Foster promises that the final season will bring “all the emotional, all the laughs, and all the drama defined Younger and have made it the success it is.”
The series stars Foster, Hilary Duff, Nico Tortorella, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor, Molly Bernard, Charles Michael Davis and Peter Hermann.
Back in March, it was announced that Duff would be getting a spinoff based on her character Kelsey Peters.
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