TV News Roundup: Netflix Releases ‘#BlackAF’ Trailer (Watch)Variety — Klaritza Rico
In today’s TV news roundup, Netflix released the trailer for “#BlackAF,” and NBC announced the series finale air date of “Will & Grace.”
NBC has announced the series finale of âWill & Graceâ will air April 23 at 9 p.m. In the episode, âItâs Time,â Will (Eric McCormack) is determined to not reminisce about his life in the city or his ex and Grace (Debra Messing) is having false alarms of going into labor. Minnie Driver and Brian Jordan Alvarez guest star. Leading into the series finale episode, the network will air a âWill & Graceâ retrospective special, hosted by McCormack, at 8:30 p.m.Â
HBOâs âThe Undoing” is moving from spring programming to the fall. The six-part series based on the novel âYou Should Have Knownâ by Jean Hanff Korelitz stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant as a married couple whose lives get upended after a âchain of terrible revelations,â leaving Grace (Kidman) to create a new life for herself and her child (Noah Jupe).Â David E. KelleyÂ adapted the work andÂ Susanne Bier directs.
Comedy Central announced the âCrank Yankers” premiere will be April 1 at 10:30 p.m. Yankervilleâs puppet citizens bring the art of prank calling to life as they crank call real people. The puppets are voiced by celebrities and comedians. The first episode features voices from Jim Florentine, Tony Barbieri, Jimmy Kimmel, Sarah Silverman, Wanda Sykes and Tracy Morgan. The show is produced by Kimmelot in association with ITV America.Â
BravoÂ announced “The Real Housewives of Potomac”Â will premiere a new seasonÂ May 3Â atÂ 8 p.m.Â and âMillion Dollar Listing Los AngelesâÂ will return with its new seasonÂ May 5 atÂ 10 p.m. Wendy Osefo joins the new season of “RHOP,” appearing alongside returning housewives Gizelle Bryant, Karen Huger, Ashley Darby, Robyn Dixon, Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard Bassett. Meanwhile, this season on “Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles,” the top agents must think outside the box to generate interest and navigate an ever-changing market, dominated by unrealistic sellers and softening prices. Fredrick Eklund of âMillion Dollar Listing New Yorkâ arrives in Los Angeles, stirring up drama between agents Josh Flagg, Josh Altman, Tracy Tutor, James Harris and David Parnes.
Netflix has released the official trailer of â#BlackAF” from Kenya Barris.Â The new family comedy stars BarrisÂ and Rashida Jones in a show inspired loosely by Barrisâ real life. The series uncovers what it means to be a ânew moneyâ black family trying to get it right in a modern world where ârightâ is no longer a fixed concept. â#BlackAFâ is executive produced by Barris, Jones and Hale Rothstein.Â
Quibi has released a trailer for Chrissy Teigenâs âChrissy Court.”Â In each episode, Teigen serves as the âjudgeâ over one small claims case. Teigenâs mom turned âbailiff,â Pepper Thai, maintains order in the courtroom. âChrissy Courtâ premieres on April 6.
Quibi has also dropped the trailer of âYou Ainât Got These.â The new series is executive produced by Lena Waithe and explores todayâs sneaker culture. Episodes will feature Carmelo Anthony, Billie Jean King, Hasan Minhaj, Candance Parker, Questlove, Nas, Jazerai Allen-Lord, Kerby Jean-Raymond, Mike Epps, Jemele Hill, Josh Luber and Eric Koston.Â
USA Network released the trailer for âDirty John: The Betty Broderick Story.â The second installment of the âDirty Johnâ anthology series is set in the 1960s and continues its tale into the 1980s, following the titular Betty Broderick (Amanda Peet) and her marriage to Dan (Christian Slater) before it ended in a double homicide. âDirty John: The Betty Broderick Storyâ is produced by UCP.Â