TV News Roundup: ‘Fire Country’ Spinoff, Simone Biles and More

The upcoming CBS series ‘Sheriff Country,’ a spinoff of ‘Fire Country,’ has named its showrunner. Matt Lopez will take the helm, guiding the highly anticipated show as it heads toward its debut. Lopez previously worked on ABC’s ‘Promised Land.’

New Showrunner Announcement for ‘Sheriff Country’

CBS’s spinoff series ‘Sheriff Country’ has selected Matt Lopez as its showrunner. The series centers around Morena Baccarin’s character, Sheriff Mickey Fox. Mickey is the stepsister of Cal Fire’s Division Chief Sharon Leone, portrayed by Diane Farr from the original series. The plot follows Mickey as she navigates her duties in small-town Edgewater while dealing with family challenges, including an ex-con father and a troubling incident involving her daughter.

The series is slated for its premiere during the 2025-26 TV season. For further information, refer to the original report on Deadline.

Trevor St. John Exits ‘The Young and the Restless’

Trevor St. John, who portrayed Tucker McCall on CBS’s ‘The Young and the Restless,’ announced his departure. St. John had joined the soap in 2022. In a message on social media, he bid farewell to the cast and crew, expressing gratitude for the experience.

‘The Surreal Life: Villa of Secrets’ Premiere Date

MTV’s ‘The Surreal Life: Villa of Secrets’ is scheduled to premiere on Tuesday, July 23 at 9/8c. The cast features Macy Gray, Chet Hanks, Kim Zolciak, O.T. Genasis, Ally Brooke, Johnny Weir, Josie Canseco, and Tyler Posey.

New Cast Additions for ‘The Sex Lives of College Girls’

Season 3 of ‘The Sex Lives of College Girls’ will see new faces at Essex College. Devin Craig, Ruby Cruz, Michael Provost, and Roby Attal will join the cast, each playing recurring roles in the upcoming season.

Netflix Releases Trailer for ‘Simone Biles Rising’

Netflix has unveiled a trailer for ‘Simone Biles Rising,’ a four-part docuseries premiering on July 17. Watch the trailer below:

Wrapping Up

Stay tuned for more updates on ‘Sheriff Country’ and other TV series news. For a comprehensive overview of upcoming shows and developments, visit HitPlay.

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