Caffeine – TV News – March 17th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – March 17th Edition

In this week’s TV news, spring is shaping up with some premiere dates and we’ve got news on the fates of a bunch of shows!

Premiere dates:

April 25th: THEM

May 10th: Doctor Who
May 16th: Outer Range
May 17th: The Big Cigar

June 7th: Becoming Karl Lagerfeld


Ghosts, Fire Country, Black Mirror, Shetland (for two seasons), The Bear


Power Book II: Ghost (after the upcoming fourth season)

Other headlines:

AMC has picked up season four of Snowpiercer after it was canceled at TNT.

Daniela Ruah and Vanessa Lachey are crossing over to main NCIS for the 1000th episode.

Annie Weisman is taking over as showrunner for season two of Based on a True Story.

Maggie Kiley will direct NBC’s Grosse Pointe Garden Society pilot.

Craig Gillespie will EP and direct the first two episodes of Your Friends and Neighbors.

Lisa McGee’s new series How to Get to Heaven from Belfast has moved to Netflix.

Ordered to series:

Amazon Prime Video: Psychological thriller Fear starring Martin Compston and Anjli Mohindra, Swedish mystery crime series Blind Spot, Swedish dystopian thriller VAKA
Apple TV+: A golf comedy starring Owen Wilson
The CW: Australian comedic procedural Good Cop/Bad Cop starring Leighton Meester, Clancy Brown, and Luke Cook
Netflix: Mystery thriller limited series Untamed starring Eric Bana, noir series The Undertow starring Jamie Dornan and Mackenzie Davis, British political thriller The Choice starring Julie Delpy and Suranne Jones, limited series Black Rabbit starring Jason Bateman and Jude Law, historical series House of Guinness from Steven Knight, real-time crime drama Adolescence, true crime drama The Witness
Paramount+: British crime drama The Crow Girl
Starz: Power prequel Origins about Ghost and Tommy

Pilot orders:

ABC: Ty Burrell Alzheimer’s comedy Forgive and Forget

In development:

Aircraft Pictures: An adaptation of Brian W. Aldiss’s sci-fi novel Non-Stop
CBS: Detective/pastor drama Grace
Gato Grande: Mystery satire Miami Spice based on Raquel V. Reyes’ books
Keshet Studios: A U.S. remake of French romantic fantasy thriller Vortex
Netflix: An adaptation of Marian Keyes’ novel Grown Ups
Sony Pictures TV: An adaptation of Brad Thor’s Scot Harvath thrillers from Steven Lightfoot
Talaria Media: A retired Navy SEAL comedy
Warner Bros. TV: An adaptation of Glennon Doyle’s memoir Untamed starring Sarah Paulson

Guest stars:

Abbott Elementary: Lana Condor, Keegan-Michael Key, Cree Summer, Tatyana Ali, Karan Soni
Lopez vs. Lopez: Lisa Rinna


Law & Order: SVU: Kelli Giddish


Black Rabbit: Cleopatra Coleman, Amaka Okafor, Ṣọpẹ́ Dìrísù, Dagmara Dominczyk
Firebug: Jurnee Smollett
The Gringo Hunters: José María Yazpik, Sebastian Roché, Harold Torres, Mayra Hermosillo, Manuel Masalva, Andrew Leland Rogers, Héctor Kotsifakis, Dagoberto Gama, Regina Nava, Gerardo Trejoluna, Paulina Dávila
Happy Face: Tamera Tomakili
I, Jack Wright: Trevor Eve, Rakhee Thakrar, Harry Lloyd, Zoë Tapper, Liz Kingsman, James Fleet, Sabrina Bartlett, Percelle Ascott
Laid: Zosia Mamet, Michael Angarano, Tommy Martinez
Missing You: Jessica Plummer, Richard Armitage, Lenny Henry, Steve Pemberton, Paul Kaye, Samantha Spiro, Lisa Faulkner, Mary Malone, Charlie Hamblett, Oscar Kennedy, Brigid Zengeni, Catherine Ayers, Felix Garcia Guyer, Jo Martin
NCIS: Origins: Mariel Molino
North of North: Mary Lynn Rajskub, Jay Ryan, Maika Harper, Braeden Clarke, Kelly William, Zorga Qaunaq, Doreen Simmonds, Tanya Tagaq
Only Murders in the Building: Zach Galifianakis
Pulse: Willa Fitzgerald, Colin Woodell
So Help Me Todd: Jenifer Lewis
Suits: L.A.: Alice Lee, Bryan Greenberg
THEM: Joshua J. Williams, Pam Grier, Luke James, Jeremy Bobb, Wayne Knight, Carlito Olivero, Charles Brice, Iman Shumpert
The White Lotus: Charlotte Le Bon (replacing Francesca Corney)
Your Friends and Neighbors: Amanda Peet
Untitled Apple TV+ Vince Gilligan drama: Rhea Seehorn, Karolina Wydra
Untitled HBO Brad Ingelsby Task Force drama: Raphael Sbarge, Mickey Sumner, Brian Goodman, Elvis Nolasco, Colin Bates

(Image courtesy of the BBC/Disney+.)

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