Caffeine – TV News – October 22nd Edition

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This week’s TV news brings us a bunch of premiere dates so we can see how winter TV will be shaping up!

Premiere Dates:

November 17th: Marvel’s The Punisher
December 15th: The Ranch
December 29th: The Mantis
January 3rd: Grown-ish
January 7th: The Chi
January 10th: Alone Together
January 22nd: The Alienist
January 23rd: Bellevue (US Premiere)
February 26th: UnREAL

Renewed:

Alone Together, Salvation, Better Things, Casual (for a final season)

Other headlines:

Kat Candler is the new showrunner for Queen Sugar.

Showrunner John Carcieri has left The Last O.G., which will be delayed until sometime next year.

Ovation will air British series Riviera in the U.S.

Ordered to series:

BET: Legal aid drama In Contempt starring Erica Ash
Cinecitta Studios: A Name of the Rose adaptation starring John Turturro and Rupert Everett
Comedy Central: Sibling entertainment industry comedy The Other Two, workplace comedy South Side
Facebook Watch: Chicago high school drama Five Points, U.S. Skam adaptation Shame
YouTube Red: Multi-generational relationship comedy Swipe Right

In development:

ABC: A housewife-turned-P.I. drama, small town serial killer comedy Boring, OR, comedy White Dave from LeBron James and Gabrielle Union, James Patterson cop drama/family soap Michael Bennett, a comedy about a group of single parents, marriage drama Vows, a family comedy from Mike Schur and Shea Serrano
Anonymous Content: An Alfonso Cuaron horror series starring Casey Affleck
Atrium TV: A Quasimodo series from Charles Dance and Peter Dinklage
Bron Studios: A series based on the Louise Rick crime novels
CBS: Asian-American basketball player comedy Big Men, Jerry Bruckheimer drama Whistleblower, a Magnum P.I. reboot
The CW: Supernatural cop drama
Dead Inside from Bill Lawrence, supernatural drama School for Psychics, DC Comics adaptation Project 13, feminist social media group drama Femme from Gina Rodriguez, haunted house mystery drama Epiphany
FOX: A semi-autobiographical comedy from
Lil Rel Howery with Jerrod Carmichael as EP, a comedy based on the life of Nate Bargatze from Jerrod Carmichael, adult child comedy Daddy Issues, NYPD counter-terrorism drama Operation Nexus, Native American family comedy Reservations, single mom comedy Emma’s at Her Dad’s, a post-9/11 family cop drama
HBO: Wally Lamb adaptation
I Know This Much Is True starring Mark Ruffalo
IM Global TV: Ferrari drama
Driven, Mozart drama Coda
NBC: A
Nancy Drew reboot, an embassy comedy from Mindy Kaling, tech workplace comedy Venice Beach Venture from Mindy Kaling, NICU drama Delivery produced by Reese Witherspoon, church comedy Close to Heaven
Showtime: Legal thriller
Your Honor from Michelle and Robert King

Guest stars:

Blindspot: Paul Guilfoyle
The Brave: Bahram Khosraviani
Chicago Fire: Jon Seda
Chicago Med: Malcolm McDowell
Code Black: Allison King
Ghosted: Dax Shepard
The Good Doctor: Marsha Thomason
Lady Dynamite: Andy Samberg, Judy Greer, Judd Apatow, Jenny Slate, Fred Armisen, David Spade, Jason Mantzoukas, Weird Al Yankovic
Youth & Consequences: Marcia Cross, Joel Cutney

Returns:

Ash Vs. Evil Dead: Lee Majors
The Good Fight: Paul Guilfoyle

Casting:

The First: LisaGay Hamilton, Oded Fehr, James Ransone
G.L.O.W.: Shakira Barrera
Harlots: Liv Tyler
The Haunting of Hill House: Paxton Singleton, Julian Hilliard
Imposters: Paul Adelstein
iZombie: Daniel Bonjour
Locke & Key: Owen Teague
Mayans MC: Danny Pino, Raoul Trujillo
Miracle Workers: Steve Buscemi (replacing Owen Wilson)
S.W.A.T.: Peter Facinelli
Superstition: Allison King
Titans: Ryan Potter
Tremors: John Ellison Conlee
Youth & Consequences: Sean Grandillo, Katie Sarife, Kara Royster, Sophie Reynolds, Piper Curda, Savannah Jayde

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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