TV News Roundup: Kendall and Kris Jenner Team with Quibi for New Celebrity Series
By LaTesha Harris
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) –
In today’s TV news roundup, Comedy Central announces the premiere date of “Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens” and BBC America announces “Doctor Who’s” Season 12 premiere date.
’s new legal thriller,
. Patton stars as Daniella, an entertainment lawyer with a bad reputation who is at odds with her sorority sister, district attorney Beverly.
(“Sister, Sister”) and
(“You Got Served”) executive produce.
announced that Season 12 of
(“Broadchurch”) returns as the 13th Doctor with co-stars
in the two-part season premiere. Watch the trailer for the new season below:
“ Is Nora From Queens” will debut
Jan. 22 on Comedy Central, the cabler announced. In the series, Awkwafina (“The Farewell”) stars as Nora, a 27-year-old who lives with her parents.
(“Always Be My Maybe”),
(“Orange Is The New Black”),
(“The Neon Demon”),
(“Master of None”),
Harry Shum Jr.
(“Crazy Rich Asians”),
(“Fresh Off The Boat”),
(“Big Mouth”) and more guest star. Comedy Central also released a first look from the new series, which you can see below:
” will return with Season 5 on
. Following a tragic death, the group of magical friends struggles to adjust to life in the face of a new threat.
Olivia Taylor Dudley
star. Watch a trailer for the new season below:
released a new promo for its highly anticipated
“Party of Five
premiering Jan. 8. The series follows the Acosta children (played by
Elle Paris Legaspi) attempting to adjust to life after their parents are deported.
Christopher Keyser, creators of the original 1994 series, return for the reboot.
greenlit a new celebrity series,
executive produced by
of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians.” The series follows the titular
, Kendall’s fake fraternal twin brother, interacting with the members of the Kardashian-Jenner clan. “I’m thrilled that Quibi viewers will get an inside look at the life of my twin brother and he’ll finally have the opportunity to shine in this series,” Kendall Jenner said in a statement.
(“The Beach Bum”)
, Cedric the Entertainer
(“Black-ish”) and Columbia Records head of urban music
will be honored at the 28th annual Bounce Trumpet Awards, premiering
. Emmy Award-winner
will host the award show. Anthony Anderson, Niecy Nash, Steve Harvey, Mike Epps, George Lopez and more will appear at the show.