What's The Buzz This December? Top 5 Most Anticipated Premieres

What's The Buzz This December? Top 5 Most Anticipated Premieres
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From a music docuseries to a fantasy book adaptation, there's a lot to look forward to next month.

With the return of hits like The Crown and Reacher, the flood of holiday-themed projects and the release of many brand-new shows, December 2023 promises to be a hot month for streaming and broadcast.

If you're wondering what people will be talking about in terms of premieres, here are five of the most anticipated new series, as calculated by Diesel Labs based on chatter on various social media platforms and the internet in general.

5. Geddy Lee Asks: Are Bass Players Human Too?

Release Date: December 5

Platform: Paramount+

This new docuseries is a real treat for music fans and casual viewers alike. If names like Nirvana, Metallica, and Primus mean something to you, you'll enjoy the interviews with the bass players of these iconic bands.

Especially since they are conducted by the legendary host, Rush bassist and vocalist Geddy Lee, who is trying to prove that bass players are human (which we all know he can't be).

4. Big Brother: Reindeer Games

Release Date: December 11

Platform: CBS

What could be better than your favorite reality competition set in a whimsical holiday setting? Big Brother promises iconic hosts, nine fan-favorite contestants and plenty of unexpected and challenging Christmas-themed games.

While fans can't stop speculating who the returning stars are, six episodes of the new season will air on CBS over the course of two weeks, December 11-21, just in time for the holiday spirit.

3. Pokémon Concierge

Release Date: December 28

Platform: Netflix

Pokémon fans can't wait for this cozy Japanese stop-motion animated series to land on Netflix. The four-episode story follows Haru, a cheerful girl who comes to work as a concierge at the Pokémon Resort. During her tenure, she has many exciting interactions and adventures with Pokémon and their owners.

2. Yu Yu Hakusho

Release Date: December 14

Platform: Netflix

This is the long-awaited and promising live-action adaptation of the iconic Japanese manga series about a teenager who dies in a tragic accident and is given the title of Underworld Detective in the afterlife. Now he must return to the human world and investigate various cases involving demons and other supernatural creatures.

1. Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Release Date: December 20

Platform: Disney+

We've come to the gem of the season, the series that has the potential to overshadow even the established shows. The fan-adored Rick Riordan's fantastical tale of a teenager who discovers he is a modern-day demigod and becomes embroiled in the shenanigans of Olympus is getting a new adaptation.

This time, it promises to be very close to the source material, so fans can't wait for the first eight-episode season to land on Disney+.

Source: Screen Rant.