Caffeine – TV News – April 14th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – April 14th Edition

The highlight of this week’s TV news is a slew of big and sometimes surprising renewals!

Premiere dates:

May 13th: After the Flood
May 14th: The Killing Kind
May 23rd: Evil, The Ms. Pat Show

June 17th: My Life Is Murder
June 26th: Land of Women

July 18th: Those About to Die


FBI (for three seasons), FBI: International, FBI: Most Wanted, NCIS, The Neighborhood, S.W.A.T. (reversing the previous cancellation), The Night Manager (for two seasons), Monarch: Legacy of Monsters, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Other headlines:

Fallout surprise dropped this past Wednesday!

CBS has set its season finale dates.

Fox has ordered an additional seven episodes of Rescue: Hi-Surf.

Showrunners Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider are leaving Chicago Med.

Slash will EP and contribute to the soundtrack of Paramount+ crime drama The Crow Girl.

According to Kit Harington, the Game of Thrones Jon Snow spinoff is not moving forward.

Tim Kring is working on another reboot of Heroes.

Ordered to series:

Alibi (UKTV): Historical crime drama Bookish written by and starring Mark Gatiss
BBC: Australian Death in Paradise spinoff Return to Paradise starring Anna Samson
Netflix: A dark comedy series from and starring Tom Segura
Spy Manor Productions: AI detective drama Cold Mind

In development:

Apple TV+: Spinoffs based on the Monarch: Legacy of Monsters franchise
CBS: A reboot of Cold Case
CBS Studios: A Melrose Place reboot starring Heather Locklear, Laura Leighton, and Daphne Zuniga
Freedom Scripted: An adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’ Engleby starring Noah Jupe
Jaguar Motion Pictures: Soapy PR drama series The BLVD starring Andrew Keegan
Peacock: An adaptation of Elin Hildebrand’s novel The Five-Star Weekend
Pure Fiction Television: An adaptation of Dolores Redondo’s Baztan Trilogy of mystery novels
Sinestra: An adaptation of Andrew O’Hagan’s epic British novel Caledonian Road
Universal International Studios: An adaptation of Isabel J. Kim’s sci-fi novel Sublimation
Welle Entertainment: A scripted TV adaptation of true crime podcast Bone Valley

Guest stars:

Dark Winds: Jenna Elfman, Bruce Greenwood, Raoul Max Trujillo, Tonantzin Carmelo, Alex Meraz, Terry Serpico, Phil Burke, Christopher Heyerdahl, Derek Hinkey
Murder in a Small Town: Paula Patton
Not Dead Yet: Jenifer Lewis, Malcolm Barrett, Matt Walsh
Station 19: Johnny Sibilly


9-1-1: Malcolm Jamal Warner
Amadeus: Paul Bettany
Black Snow: Jana McKinnon, Megan Smart, Alana Mansour, Dan Spielman=, Victoria Haralabidou, Kat Stewart
Costiera: Jordan Alexandra, Alejandra Onieva, Maria Chiara Giannetta, Antonio Gerardi, Tommaso Ragno, Amanda Campana, Pierpaolo Spollon, Sam Haygarth, Jean-Hugues Anglade
Daredevil: Born Again: Ayelet Zurer (replacing Sandrine Holt, who had supposedly replaced Zurer)
Earth Abides: Jessica Frances Dukes
Government Cheese: Bokeem Woodbine, Adam Beach, Sunita Mani
Grosse Pointe Garden Society: Melissa Fumero, AnnaSophia Robb, Ben Rappaport, Matthew Davis, Alexander Hodge
Only Murders in the Building: Richard Kind, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Catherine Cohen, Jin Ha
Sex Lives of College Girls: Mia Rodgers
Shifting Gears: Kat Dennings
Untitled Apple TV+ Owen Wilson golf comedy: Marc Maron
Untitled Hulu Dan Fogelman drama: Aliyah Mastin, Percy Daggs IV, Michelle Meredith, Cassidy Freeman

(Image courtesy of Paramount Plus.)

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