Caffeine – TV News – January 28th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – January 28th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us spring premiere dates and casting updates for upcoming shows!

Premiere dates:

February 19th: The Madame Blanc Mysteries

March 14th: Apples Never Fall
March 17th: Alice and Jack
March 28th: We Were the Lucky Ones

April 4th: Ripley
April 7th: When Calls the Heart


Wolf Pack

Other headlines:

The Last of Us has set its season two directors.

Jonathan Frakes will direct sci-fi adaptation Deathlands.

Ordered to series:

Netflix: Harlan Coben limited series adaptations Missing You and Run Away
Peacock: A limited series adaptation of Liz Moore’s thriller Long Bright River starring Amanda Seyfried
Prime Video: Psychological thriller Malice starring David Duchovny, Jack Whitehall, and Carice Van Houten, Christian drama The Baxters

Acquired for the U.S.:

Tubi: British teen dramedy Boarders

In development:

BET+: A half-hour dramedy inspired by the life of rapper/actor Chris “Ludacris” Bridges
CBS: A Fire Country spinoff starring Morena Baccarin as a sheriff
NBC: Liz Astrof sibling comedy Co-Dependents

Promoted to series regular:

Mayor of Kingstown: Michael Beach
S.W.A.T.: Anna Enger Ritch

Guest stars:

Elsbeth: Jane Krakowski, Blair Underwood, Retta, Linda Lavin
Night Court: Kunal Nayyar


American Sports Story: Jaylen Barron
Before: Jacobi Jupe, Maria Dizzia, Ava Lalezarzadeh, Hope Davis
Chicago Med: Sophia Ali
Daredevil: Born Again: Wilson Bethel
The Diplomat: Allison Janney
Étoile: Yanic Truesdale
The Hunting Wives: Malin Åkerman
Lockerbie: Colin Firth
Mayor of Kingstown: Richard Brake, Denny Love, Paula Malcomson
The Penguin: Jared Abrahamson
Ransom Canyon: Tatanka Means
The Recruit: James Purefoy, Brooke Smith, Devika Bhise, Felix Solis, Young-Ah Kim, Do Hyun Shin, Sanghee Lee, Omar Maskati, Alana Hawley Purvis
Tell Me Lies: Tom Ellis
Terminal List; Dark Wolf: Tom Hopper
The White Lotus: Francesca Comey, Nicholas Duvernay, Arnas Fedaravičius
Untitled Erin Foster Netflix rabbi comedy: Justine Lupe, Timothy Simons, Jackie Tohn, Michael Hitchcock, Paul Ben-Victor, Sherry Cola, Shiloh Bearman, Stephanie Faracy, Tania Raymonde, Tovah Feldshuh
Untitled Mindy Kaling Netflix basketball comedy: Kate Hudson

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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