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Apple TV+ announces some series return dates

“Little America" will be back for season two on Dec. 9, “Mythic Quest” will be back for season three on Nov. 11, “Slow Horses” returns for season 2 on Dec. 2, and “The Mosquito Coast” will return on Nov. 4.

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Fresh blood brings new life to ‘Interview with the Vampire’

Anne Rice’s complex, sensual creatures have survived the transition to TV intact, while the AMC series alters specifics of the novel’s story line in ways that wind up working spectacularly well.

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‘Bridgerton’ prequel on tap for 2023

“Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story” will be about the Queen’s marriage to King George. India Amarteifio will play the young Queen Charlotte, and Corey Mylchreest will play the young King George.

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Second to last season of ‘The Crown’ premieres Nov. 9

The new episodes will be set in the 1990s, during the tenure of John Major (Jonny Lee Miller) as the prime minister. They will focus on the collapsing marriage between Prince Charles (Dominic West) and Princess Diana (Elizabeth Debicki).

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This week’s TV: ‘SNL’ cast shrinks, Jan. 6 hearings resume, and a new ‘Interview with the Vampire’

Eight "Saturday Night Live" players won't be returning for season 48, including Kate McKinnon and Pete Davidson, while four newbies have been added to the cast.

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‘Breaking Bad’ creator teams up with Rhea Seehorn for a new series

And Apple TV+, which has been on a roll with “Ted Lasso,” “Severance,” “Black Bird,” and more, has scooped up the still-untitled series and given it a two-season order.

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As title sequences go, ‘Bad Sisters’ is in good company

The opening of the fantastic new Apple TV+ series is set to a strong cover of Leonard Cohen’s “Who by Fire” by PJ Harvey. And the visuals, from Peter Anderson Studio, are stunning and ingenious.

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With tiresome reboots, TV is stuck in a cycle of watch, rinse, repeat

TV honchos are generally fixated on rehash over originality, hooked on the notion that somehow it’s a good thing to bring us more of what has gone by.