Caffeine – TV News – December 10th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – December 10th Edition

Brace yourself, because this week’s batch of TV news brings us word on the fates of a whole bunch of shows.

Premiere dates:

December 25th: Call the Midwife holiday special

January 11th: SkyMed
January 17th: Wild Cards, Family Law
January 25th: Sexy Beast
January 31st: Feud: Capote vs. The Swans

February 21st: Constellation


My Life Is Murder, Leverage: Redemption (and it’s moving to Prime Video), Twisted Metal, Foundation, Harlem


Station 19 (after the upcoming 7th season), Cruel Summer, Good Trouble, Lucky Hank

Other headlines:

Natalie Zea will have a reduced presence in the final season of La Brea.

Steve Lightfoot will co-showrun the Spider-Man noir series in the works at Amazon.

Salli Richardson-Whitfield will EP and direct multiple episodes of Mark Ruffalo’s HBO FBI series.

Adam Bernstein will direct the pilot of Before.

Ordered to series:

Netflix: Ranching family romance drama Ransom Canyon starring Josh Duhamel and Minka Kelly
PBS Masterpiece: Jane Austen family drama Miss Austen starring Keeley Hawes and Rose Leslie
Prime Video: A new series adaptation of Cruel Intentions

In development:

ABC Signature: A Brittney Griner scripted series
Hulu: A legal procedural from Ryan Murphy and starring Kim Kardashian
Legendary Television: An adaptation of romantasy novel Assistant to the Villain
STX Entertainment: A scripted limited series about Pussy Riot

Leaving their shows:

FBI: International: Heida Reed

Guest stars:

Mr. and Mrs. Smith: Alexander Skarsgard, Eiza González, Sarah Paulson, Sharon Horgan, Ron Perlman, Billy Campbell, Úrsula Corberó


Unstable: Fred Armisen


Before: Judith Light
Butterfly: Reina Hardesty
Motorheads: Drake Rodger, Johnna Dias-Watson, Josh Macqueen, Mia Healey, Uriah Shelton
The Night Agent: Amanda Warren
No Good Deed: Ray Romano
Power Book III: Raising Kanan: Aliyah Turner
Unstable: Lamorne Morris, Iris Apatow
Wild Cards: Jason Priestley
Wolf Hall: The Mirror and the Light: Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Alex Jennings, Lydia Leonard, Charlie Rowe, Harry Melling, Corentin Fila, Tom Mothersdale, Karim Kadjar, Lucy Russell, Will Tudor, Viola Prettejohn, Thomas Arnold, Jordan Kouamé, Agnes O’Casey, Cecilia Appiah, Ellie de Lange, Hubert Burton, Pip Carter, Josef Altin, Sarah Priddy, Hannah Khalique-Brown, Amir El-Masry, German Segal, Summer Richards, Dana Herfurth

(Image courtesy of PBS.)

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