Caffeine – TV News – March 24th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – March 24th Edition

Here in the northeast we’re buried under a few feet of snow, but this week’s TV news will warm things up with spring premiere dates and more!

Premiere dates:

April 10th: Hapless (Peacock premiere)
April 25th: Dead Boy Detectives
April 30th: The Veil

May 2nd: A Man in Full
May 13th: Harry Wild (Acorn premiere)
May 30th: Eric

June 4th: Star Wars: The Acolyte
June 16th: House of the Dragon


NCIS: Sydney, Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D., Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, SkyMed, The Way Home



Other headlines:

Pete Davidson has decided not to make a second season of the previously renewed Bupkis.

Nzingha Stewart will direct the first episode of We Were Liars.

Christian Schwochow will direct Nuremberg.

Michael Koman is now reportedly working with Greg Daniels on the follow-up to The Office.

Ordered to series:

ABC: Ryan Murphy drama Dr. Odyssey starring Joshua Jackson
Disney+: French true crime drama Lost Station Girls, Spanish novella Return to Las Sabinas, historical drama Vienna Game
Netflix: Norwegian detective series Harry Hole based on Jo Nesbø’s novels, Swedish 1950s police drama The New Force, Swedish drama Diary of a Ditched Girl, a French flower farm thriller starring Isabelle Adjani, Dutch crime drama Amsterdam Empire starring Famke Janssen and Bill Skarsgård
Paramount+: Historical adventure drama Zorro starring Jean Dujardin
Peacock: A limited series based on Karin Slaughter’s thriller The Good Daughter starring Jessica Biel

Acquired for the U.S.:

Acorn TV: Israeli crime thriller The Truth

Pilot orders:

HBO: A friend group comedy from and starring Rachel Sennott

In development:

AGC TV: French foreign legion drama Until the Last One from Zack, Deborah, and Eli Snyder
Gaumont: A series about the Gucci fashion family
MGM+: Historical New York Irish gangs series The Westies from Chris Brancato
NBC: Medical drama sequel New Amsterdam: Tomorrow
Rain/Boilermaker: An adaptation of Lindy Ryan’s upcoming horror/mystery novel Bless Your Heart

Leaving their shows:

And Just Like That…: Karen Pittman

Promoted to series regular:

SkyMed: Aaron Ashmore

Guest stars:

The Good Doctor: Guillermo Diaz
Murder in a Small Town: James Cromwell, Stana Katic


The Good Doctor: Antonia Thomas, Brandon Larracuente


The Abandons: Patton Oswalt, Sarah Grace White, Michael Ornstein, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Brían F. O’Byrne, Haig Sutherland, Jack Doolan, Jonathan Koensgen, Katelyn Wells, Marc Menchaca
Black Doves: Adeel Akhtar, Tracey Ullman, Finn Bennett, Luther Ford
Bosch: Legacy: Andrea Cortés, Tommy Martinez, Orla Brady, Michael Reilly Burke, Dale Dickey
Foundation: Pilou Asbæk (replacing Mikael Persbrandt), Cherry Jones, Synnøve Karlsen, Cody Fern, Brandon P. Bell, Tómas Lemarquis, Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing, Leo Bill
Goosebumps: David Schwimmer, Ana Ortiz, Sam McCarthy, Jayden Bartels, Elijah Cooper, Galilea La Salvia, Francesca Noel
The Hunting Wives: Chrissy Metz, Jaime Ray Newman, Katie Lowes, George Ferrier
The Good Doctor: Ruby Kelley
Happy Face: Khiyla Aynne, Benjamin Mackey, David Harewood
King & Conqueror: Luther Ford, Joseph Mawle, Eddie Marsan, Juliet Stevenson, Jean-Marc Barr, Geoff Bell, Elliot Cowa, Bo Bragason, Bjarne Henriksen, Oliver Masucci, Clare Holman
Landman: Mustafa Speaks
The Librarians: The Next Chapter: Callum McGowan, Olivia Morris, Bluey Robinson, Caroline Loncq
Murder in a Small Town: Mya Lowe, Savonna Spracklin, Aaron Douglas, Fritzy-Klevans Destine
NCIS: Origins: Kyle Schmid
Nine Perfect Strangers: Henry Golding, Mark Strong, Lena Olin
Orphan: Mark Duplass
SkyMed: Anthony Grant, Nicola Correia-Damude
Superman & Lois: Douglas Smith
Wisting: Shelley Conn
You: Anna Camp, Griffin Matthews
Untitled HBO task force drama: Isaach De Bankolé, Phoebe Fox, Silvia Dionicio, Coral Peña
Untitled NBC Reba McEntire pilot: Melissa Peterman, Belissa Escobedo, Tokala Black Elk, Rex Linn, Pablo Castelblanco
Untitled Prime Video Bosch spinoff: Maggie Q

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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