Thursday, April 04, 2024

Apple TV+ The Big Door Prize Returns April 24; ABC Renews Will Trent for Season 3

The Big Door Prize

Apple TV+ unveiled the trailer for the second season of The Big Door Prize, the critically acclaimed and character-driven comedy from Emmy Award-winning creator David West Read (Schitt's Creek). The 10-episode second season will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 with three episodes, followed by one new episode every Wednesday through June 12, 2024. Based on M.O. Walsh's novel, The Big Door Prize season two follows the residents of Deerfield as the Morpho machine readies them for the mysterious "next stage." As everyone's potentials are exchanged for visions, new relationships form and new questions are asked. Dusty (Chris O'dowd) and Cass (Gabrielle Dennis) decide to take time apart while Trina (Djouliet Amara) and Jacob (Sammy Fourlas) learn that they can shed their old labels. Giorgio (Josh Segarra) and Izzy (Crystal Fox) each find romance while Hana (Ally Maki) and Father Reuben (Damon Gupton) attempt to discover the purpose of the machine. The small town is once again left questioning what they thought they knew about their lives, relationships, potentials and about the Morpho itself.

The Big Door Prize features an ensemble cast led by Emmy Award winner O'Dowd, Dennis, Maki, Gupton, Segarra, Crystal Fox, Fourlas, Amara, and is produced by Skydance Television and CJ ENM/Studio Dragon. Season two welcomes new and returning guest stars including Justine Lupe, Aaron Roman Weiner, Mary Holland, Patrick Kerr, Cocoa Brown, Carrie Barrett, Elizabeth Hunter, Jim Meskimen, Matt Dellapina and Melissa Ponzio.




Will Trent

Another ABC renewal! This time Will Trent. The series will return for season three in 2024-25 season. Based on Karin Slaughter's New York Times bestselling Will Trent series, Special Agent Will Trent of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was abandoned at birth and endured a harsh coming-of-age in Atlanta's overwhelmed foster care system. Now, Will uses his unique point of view in the pursuit of justice and has the highest clearance rate in the GBI. Will Trent stars Ramón Rodríguez as Will Trent, Sonja Sohn as Amanda Wagner, Erika Christensen as Angie Polaski, Iantha Richardson as Faith Mitchell and Jake McLaughlin as Michael Ormewood. Executive producers are Liz Heldens, Daniel Thomsen, Karin Slaughter and Oly Obst. Ramón Rodríguez is a producer.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Thursday, May 23

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Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 20)

Thursday, May 23

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Catch Chris on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. He also talks about The Garfield Movie on NBC's Today some time between 7-9am.
  • Joe Manganiello (How I Met Your Mother) - Joe appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Thomas Lennon (The Odd Couple/Sean Saves the World/Reno 911!) - Thomas is a guest on After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Paul Scheer (Black Monday/Fresh Off the Boat/The League) - Paul appears on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen at 3:30am on Bravo.
  • Brian Baumgartner (The Office) - NBC's Today has TODAY Food with Brian in the 10am hour.
  • Kyra Sedgwick (Call Your Mother/Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Kyra talks about her new play, All of Me, and her upcoming film, Bad Shabbos, premiering at the upcoming 2024 Tribeca Festival on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Aasif Mandvi (The Brink) - Aasif is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Golden Brooks (Saturdays/Girlfriends/Linc's) - Golden appears on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 9:30am.


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