Caffeine – TV News – November 26th Edition

It was a relatively light week for TV news because of the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., but let’s see what we’ve got!

Premiere dates:

December 19th: The Indian Detective (on Netflix after its Canadian run)
December 21st: Peaky Blinders (on Netflix for the U.S.)

January 2nd: LA to Vegas
January 9th: The Haves and the Have Nots
January 10th: The Magicians, If Loving You Is Wrong
January 12th: Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams
January 16th: The Paynes
January 21st: The Resident (special debut)
January 22nd: The Resident (regular timeslot)

Renewed:

The Good Place

Canceled:

BET is no longer planning a second season of The Breaks.

Other headlines:

Jeffrey Tambor has left Transparent because of sexual harassment allegations.

Law & Order: SVU will be doing a Harvey Weinstein episode.

Marja-Lewis Ryan will showrun the L Word revival.

Carl Franklin will direct two episodes of One Day She’ll Darken.

Ordered to series:

Cinemax/Sky Atlantic: Gangland drama Gangs of London
Netflix: A detective series set in Colombia

Acquired for North America:

Amazon: French thriller Black Spot
MHz Networks: Norwegian crime drama Mammon

Pilot orders:

HBO: Fred Armisen Spanish language comedy Mexico City: Only Good Things Happen
NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment: Supernatural thriller Run for Your Life

In development:

ABC: Soapy drama Grand Hotel from Eva Longoria
Dynamic Television: Sci-fi adaptation Stryx
E!: Fashion drama Juicy Stories
NBC: Legal drama J.S.I.D., space alien comedy American Alien
Propagate Content: An adaptation of ripped-from-the-headlines thriller Poison
TNT: Multigenerational sports mothers drama East of Jingletown

Casting:

Blue Book: Michael Harney, Ksenia Solo
Chicago Med: Arden Cho
City on a Hill: Mark O’Brien
Designated Survivor: Breckin Meyer
Dynasty: Hakeem Kae-Kazim
The Little Drummer Girl: Alexander Skarsgard
Miracle Workers: Sasha Compere
One Day She’ll Darken: Connie Nielsen
Quantico: Alan Powell
Scorpion: Shantel VanSanten
Timeless: Michael Rady
Too Old to Die Young: Billy Baldwin

(Image courtesy of Fox.)

About Kate

Kate Linnea Welsh is a New Hampshire-based writer and taxonomist. (No, that doesn't involve dead animals.) She keeps us up to date on TV news in her weekly column "Caffeine." She writes about other TV shows, books, and more at her blog and her site Read the Screen. She'd love to talk to you on Twitter: @katelinnea