Ghosts, Criminal Minds: Evolution, Chucky, All American… Update on the latest renewals

Which series are guaranteed to return for a new season? We take stock of the latest renewal announcements for streaming channels and platforms.

Ghosts

The comedy Ghosts will return for a third season on CBS. A decision that will not surprise since all the numbers are green. The series improved its average viewership in its second season and Ghosts ranks as the number one comedy on the Paramount+ streaming service.

Adaptation of the eponymous British series, Ghosts follows Samantha (Rose McIver) and Jay (Utkarsh Ambudkar), a young couple whose dreams come true when they inherit a beautiful country house only to discover that it is falling into disrepair and is inhabited by the deceased former residents.

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Criminal Minds: Evolution

Two years after the end of Criminal Minds on CBS, the BAU team returned to the small screen in Criminal Minds: Evolution. A successful return since Paramount+ has just ordered a new season of the series worn by Paget Brewster (Emily Prentiss) Joe Mantegna (David Rossi) AJ Cook (Jennifer Jareau) Kirsten Vangsness (Penelope Garcia) Aisha Tyler (Tara Lewis) and Adam Rodriguez (Luke Alvez).

In the first season of Criminal Minds: Evolution, the team tracks down a serial killer who has used the pandemic to create an entire network of serial killers. As the world reopens, the network becomes operational and the team must track them down, one kill at a time.

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chucky

The famous killer doll is not done with its massacres and the series chucky will be back on USA Network and Syfy for Season 3.

In the first two seasons, Chucky (Brad Dourif) seeks to invade children’s hospitals before his plan is foiled. He then seeks revenge on those he holds responsible for his failure: Jake (Zackary Arthur), Devon (Bjorgvin Arnarson), Lexi (Alyvia Alyn Lind) and his ex Tiffany (Jennifer Tilly), now his sworn enemy.

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minx

Renewed then canceled by HBO Max, the series minx will be back for a second season. The creation of’Ellen Rapoport was saved by Starz and the second season will soon be offered on the American channel.

As a reminder, minx follows the adventures of Joyce (Ophelia Lovibond), a young feminist who joins forces with a low-cost publisher (Jake Johnson) to create the first erotic magazine for women.

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Abbott Elementary

The comedy Abbott Elementaryrecently awarded Golden Globes and Critics Choice Awardswill continue to make the heyday of ABC and will return for a third season at the start of the school year.

Following this renewal, Channing Dungey, Chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Television Group, said: “This renewal is a great reward for Quinta Brunson, Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker and Randall Einhorn, as well as the rest of the Abbott Elementary cast and crew. Each week, this group of talented artists celebrates true unsung heroes: public school teachers. […] I look forward to the many episodes to come of this brilliant, authentic, and downright funny series. » (Source)

The cast of this comedy includes Quinta Brunson (Janine Teagues) Tyler James Williams (Gregory Eddie) Janelle James (Ava Coleman) Sheryl Lee Ralph (Barbara Howard) Lisa Ann Walter (Melissa Schemmenti) Chris Perfect (Jacob Hill) and William Stanford Davis (Mr Johnson).

Photo: ABC/Christopher Willard

Reginald The Vampire

chucky isn’t the only Syfy series that will return for a new season. The American channel has confirmed that Reginald The Vampirefeaturing Jacob Batallon in the title role, got a second season.

This series follows Reginald Andres, a vampire far from the standard of his species which is essentially composed of handsome, muscular and vain vampires. Having to overcome many obstacles, such as a tyrannical boss and the leader of the vampires who wants him dead, Reginald will discover that he himself possesses little-known powers.

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All-American

Whether The CW is cleaning up its grid, All-American is guaranteed not to meet a disastrous fate at the end of its fifth season. The American channel has, in fact, decided to offer it a season 6.

A choice explained by Brad SchwartzCW entertainment president: “Over the past five seasons, All-American has established itself as one of the CW’s flagship franchises. All-American is not only the youngest series on the network, but also the most successful when we combine all our platforms. We look forward to continuing our collaboration with the showrunner Nkechi Okoro Carroll, Greg BerlantiSarah Schechter, the entire creative team and its incredible cast for a new season of this gripping family drama. »

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QuantumLeap

QuantumLeap, a reboot of the cult series of the same name, will return to NBC in 2023-2024. The American channel has decided to offer a second season to its series carried by Raymond Lee (Ben song), Ernie Hudson (Herbert Williams), Caitlin Bassett (Addison Augustine) Mason Alexander Park (Ian Wright) and Nanrisa Lee (Jenn Chu).

The new version of QuantumLeap (Quantum Code en VF) takes place 30 years after the events of the original series. It centers on Dr. Ben Song, who was hired to revive the Quantum Leap project launched by Dr. Sam Beckett. But after Song takes an unauthorized leap into the past and gets stuck in the 80s, his team in the present tries to figure out why he made that leap.

Photo: Ron Batzdorff/NBC

The Santa Clause

Disney+ does not want to leave the North Pole and has decided to offer a second season to the series The Santa Clausesequel to the eponymous films.

In the first season, we followed Scott Calvin (Tim Allen), about to celebrate his 65th birthday, who is beginning to lose his footing in his duties as Santa Claus. Scott then goes in search of a replacement while preparing his family for a new adventure in a life south of the pole.

Tim Allen and Elizabeth Mitchell (Carol / Mme Noël) will reprise their respective roles in this new season.

Photo: Disney/James Clark

Grown-ish

While season 5 of Grown-ish is currently streaming on Freeform, the spin-off of Black-ish is guaranteed to return for a season 6.

The upcoming season will once again focus on Junior (Marcus Scribner) as he tries to get out of the shadow of his sister Zoey (Yara Shahidi) and leave its mark on the Cal U campus.

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Pitch Perfect: Bumper In Berlin

The serial spin-off of Pitch Perfect centered on the character of Bumper (Adam Devine) has been renewed for a second season by Peacock.

According to information revealed by the streaming service, the series was watched, when it launched, by more accounts than the other original comedies launched so far by Peacock.

Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin follows Bumper as he tries to relaunch his career in Germany after one of his songs was successful there.

Photo: Julia Terjung/Peacock

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