TV News Roundup: New ‘View’ Co-Host, ‘Mrs. Maisel’ S2 Preview, Hasan Minhaj’s Netflix Show
ALL YOUR MUST-KNOW THURSDAY TV NEWS:
Midge Is Back!
The Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is set to return for its second season late next year. Amazon dropped the first sneak peek trailer today and Midge (Rachel Brosnahan) and Co. are their usual motley selves.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Season 2, Late 2018, Amazon Prime Video
Hasan Minhaj Goes From Daily to a Netflix Weekly
Former Daily Show correspondent and comedian Hasan Minhaj is back on TV with his weekly comedy show, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj.
“Minhaj’s weekly comedy show will explore the modern cultural and political landscape with depth and sincerity. Each week, Minhaj will bring his unique comedic voice and storytelling skill to investigate the larger trends shaping our fragmented world,” according to a press release.
Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, Series Premiere, Sunday, October 28th, Netflix
Chilling True Story
Fox announced the premiere date for its new true-crime special, Inside the Manson Cult: The Lost Tapes, about Charles Manson and his “gang of blindly loyal followers.”
The two-hour special is narrated by Ray Donovan‘s Liev Schreiber and “goes inside Spahn’s Ranch, where the Manson cult lived, to offer an intimate and terrifying look into America’s most murderous group” according to a press release.
Inside the Manson Cult: The Lost Tapes, Premieres, Monday, September 17, 8/7c, FOX
The New Girl
ABC has found its new The View co-host!
Abby Huntsman from FOX’s Fox and Friends Weekend will be taking over for Sara Haines on the daytime talk show, after Haines left to host the third hour of Good Morning America with Michael Strahan.
Huntsman will be second conservative voice at the table. She’s joining Republican Meghan McCain, who just finished her first season. Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, and Sunny Hostin are staying on board to provide the show’s left-leaning perspectives.