TVLine Items: The Archies Trailer, GOP Debate on NewsNation and More

Missing Riverdale? We have you covered with the trailer for The Archies, a musical film from Netflix India about Archie, Veronica, Betty & Co., premiering Thursday, Dec. 7.

“Set in 1960s India in the fictional hill station town called Riverdale, The Archies is a coming-of-age musical following the lives of the town’s favorite set of teenagers – Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, Reggie, Ethel and Dilton. Seen through the lens of the unique Anglo-Indian community, The Archies explores friendship, freedom, love, heartbreak and rebellion,” reads the official synopsis.

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The cast includes Dot., Agastya Nanda, Khushi Kapoor, Mihir Ahuja, Suhana Khan, Vedang Raina and Yuvraj Menda.

Press PLAY above to watch the trailer, which includes gems such as this line about its womanizing main character: “Archie and a dog’s tail will never straighten.”

Ready for some more recent newsy nuggets? Well

* NewsNation will air the fourth Republican primary debate on Wednesday, Dec. 6, with NewsNation anchor Elizabeth Vargas, former Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly and Free Beacon journalist Eliana Johnson set to moderate, our sister site Variety reports. The event will be simulcast on The CW, which was acquired by NewsNation owner Nexstar Media, and live streamed on SiriusXM Radio.

* Season 1 of Star Trek: Prodigy will be available to stream on Netflix on Monday, Dec. 25. The animated Star Trek series originally aired for one season on Paramount+ before being cancelled and later picked up by Netflix, which will debut a new Season 2 as well in 2024.

* Liberty or Death: Boston Tea Party, a four-part docu-drama hosted and executive-produced by Rob Lowe, will debut Sunday, Nov. 19 on FOX Nation. The program commemorates the upcoming 250th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party.

* Netflix has released a trailer for American Symphony, a documentary in which “musician Jon Batiste attempts to compose a symphony as his wife, writer Suleika Jaouad, undergoes cancer treatment.” It premieres Wednesday, Nov. 29.

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