Caffeine – TV News – December 17th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – December 17th Edition

We’ve got a whole bunch of premiere dates, casting, and more TV news this week leading into the holiday lull! I’ll be off next week but back with you on New Year’s Eve for our final installment of the year.

Premiere dates:

January 11th: Son of a Critch, Children Ruin Everything (US premieres)
January 26th: Hightown

February 1st: Three Little Birds
February 29th: The Tourist (moving to Netflix from Max)

March 6th: Supersex
March 14th: Girls5eva
March 15th: Manhunt
March 17th: Alice & Jack
March 20th: Palm Royale

May 16th: Bridgerton


Good Omens (for a third and final season), Power Book IV: Force, Platonic


Curb Your Enthusiasm (after the upcoming twelfth season), Hightown (after the upcoming third season)

Other headlines:

The series finale of Magnum P.I. will air on January 3rd.

Kitao Sakurai will direct Prime Video series Butterfly.

Ordered to series:

Apple TV+: An adaptation of Martha Wells’ sci-fi series Murderbot starring Alexander Skarsgård, crime drama Your Friends & Neighors starring Jon Hamm
CBC/Netflix: An Arctic comedy starring Anna Lambe and Keira Cooper
Netflix: Lena Dunham rom-com series Too Much starring Megan Stalter and Will Sharpe, Australian limited series Apple Cider Vinegar about health and wellness scammers
Peacock: Crime drama Fight Night: The Million Dollar Heist starring Kevin Hart
Prime Video: Thriller Obsession based on Catherine Ryan Howard’s novel 56 Days

Acquired for the U.S.:

Fox: Psychological crime drama Murder in a Small Town starring Rossif Sutherland and Kristin Kreuk

In development:

Amazon MGM Studios: An adaptation of Lucy Score’s novel Things We Never Got Over
CBS: A Fire Country spinoff about a female sheriff
Fifth Season/Drew Comins: An adaptation of Graham Moore’s legal thriller The Holdout starring Amy Adams
Gobstopper Pictures: A show inspired by social media crusader TizzyEnt from Greg Grunberg
NBC: High concept mystery series Nowhere from Matthew Arnold
Platige Image/Mount Devil: An adaptation of Tad Williams’ Otherland cyberpunk fantasy novels
Prime Video: Sci-fi thriller drama Halcyon

Promoted to series regular:

The Rookie: Lisseth Chavez

Guest stars:

Animal Control: Ken Jeong, Sarah Chalke, Krystal Smith
BMF: Saweetie, Dominique “Lil Baby” Jones, Cynthia Bailey


Chicago Fire: Rome Flynn
The Cleaning Lady: Kate del Castillo, Santiago Cabrera
Daddy Issues: Aimee Lou Wood, David Morrissey
Étoile: Charlotte Gainsbourg (replacing Camille Cottin)
Fire Country: Rafael de la Fuente
Foundation: Alexander Siddig
Government Cheese: Simone Missick
Law & Order: Organized Crime: Dean Norris
The New Look: Glenn Close
Nine Perfect Strangers: Annie Murphy, Christine Baranski, Lucas Englander, King Princess
No Good Deed: Lisa Kudrow, Linda Cardellini, Luke Wilson, Teyonah Parris, Abbi Jacobson, Poppy Liu
Not Dead Yet: Brad Garrett
Power Book III: Raising Kanan: Liv Symone
SEAL Team: Beau Knapp, Dylan Walsh
Toxic Town: Lauren Lyle
Untitled HBO Mark Ruffalo task force series: Tom Pelphrey, Emilia Jones, Thuso Mbedu

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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