Caffeine – TV News – April 28th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – April 28th Edition

It was a quiet week for TV news as we’ve gotten word on the fates of most network shows in the past few weeks, but there are a few more bits to catch up on! Just a note: I’ll be out next week because of a family obligation. See you in two weeks!

Premiere dates:

May 31st: The Outlaws

June 12th: Presumed Innocent (new date)
June 21st: Shoresy


The Equalizer, Beyond Paradise


Vera (after the upcoming 14th season), NCIS: Hawai’i, Run the Burbs

Other headlines:

I haven’t seen anything saying this is final yet, but Law & Order: Organized Crime is reportedly working on a move to Peacock.

The CW has expanded the current season of All American to 15 episodes.

Joe Tracz will co-showrun season two of One Piece.

Lorene Scafaria will direct HBO’s Rachel Sennott comedy pilot.

Ordered to series:

Netflix: A sitcom from and starring Leanne Morgan EPed by Chuck Lorre

Acquired for the U.S./Canada:

Netflix: British mystery A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder

Pilot orders:

Amazon MGM Studios: Improv comedy DINKS from and starring June Diane Raphael and Paul Scheer

In development:

ACE Entertainment: An adaptation of Suzanne Young’s YA horror In Nightfall
CBS: Comedy series The Chonga Girls starring Mimi Davila and Laura Di Lorenzo
ID8 Multimedia: An adaptation of Lee Goldberg’s thriller Malibu Burning
Sony Pictures TV: An adaptation of Yaa Gyasi’s novel Transcendent Kingdom, an adaptation of C.M. Ewan’s thriller The House Hunt written by Victoria Asare-Archer
Wattpad/Webtoons: An adaptation of Grave Weaver’s webtoon I’m the Grim Reaper

Leaving their shows:

FBI: International: Luke Kleintank

Guest stars:

Doctor Who: Paul Forman
FBI: International: Colin Donnell
Tracker: Jensen Ackles


Dying for Sex: Sissy Spacek
The Four Seasons: Steve Carell
Grosse Pointe Garden Society: Aja Naomi King
Heartstopper: Jonathan Bailey, Hayley Atwell, Eddie Marsan
The Hunting Wives: Karen Rodriguez, Michael Aaron Milligan, Hunter Emery
Neuromancer: Callum Turner
Orphan: Dulé Hill, Sarayu Blue
Outlander: Blood of My Blood: Sally Messham, Terence Rae, Sadhbh Malin, Ailsa Davidson, Annabelle Dowler, Harry Eaton
Pulse: Néstor Carbonell, Santiago Segura, Ash Santos, Jessica Rothe, Arturo Del Puerto
Wednesday: Thandiwe Newton
XO, Kitty: Audrey Huynh, Sasha Bhasin, Joshua Lee

(Image courtesy of ITV.)

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