Caffeine – TV News – March 31st Edition

Caffeine – TV News – March 31st Edition

Happy Easter to anyone celebrating – it was a relatively quiet week for TV news, so let’s catch up and get you back to your egg hunts!

Premiere dates:

April 17th: Under the Bridge
April 25th: THEM: The Scare

June 2nd: Mayor of Kingstown
June 23rd: Orphan Black: Echoes


The Last Thing He Told Me, Haus of Vicious, Maestro in Blue, Power Book III: Raising Kanan, Harlem


Death and Other Details

Other news:

Parish is getting a commercial-free premiere tonight after The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live.

Audible and Amazon MGM Studios are working on a whole slew of TV adaptations of podcasts.

Jesse Lee Soffer will direct an upcoming episode of Chicago P.D.

Kari Skogland will direct and EP Firebug.

Ordered to series:

Apple TV+: An adaptation of Araminta Hall’s psychological thriller Imperfect Women starring Elisabeth Moss and Kerry Washington
Max: John Wells medical drama The Pitt starring Noah Wyle
MGM+: Sci-fi adaptation Earth Abides starring Alexander Ludwig
Netflix: Limited series The Beast in Me starring Claire Danes
Peacock: Romantic dramedy The Miniature Wife starring Elizabeth Banks and Matthew Macfadyen

In development:

Lighthouse: A drama inspired by recent history starring Sarah Lancashire
Netflix: Soapy family drama Birthright
Universal International Studios: An adaptation of Christie Watson’s psychological thriller Moral Injuries

Leaving their shows:

All American: Hunter Clowdus
Heartstopper: Olivia Colman

Guest stars:

The Night Agent: Marwan Kenzari, Elise Kibler, Dikran Tulaine
Shrinking: Brett Goldstein


The Good Doctor: Bess Armstrong
The Lincoln Lawyer: Jon Tenney
Mayor of Kingstown: Rob Kirkland


Butterfly: Louis Landau
Chicago Fire: Jocelyn Hudon
Firebug: John Leguizamo
Found: Dionne Gipson
Harlem: Kofi Siriboe, Logan Browning, Robin Givens, Gail Bean
Invasion: Erika Alexander, Ashton Sanders, Eric Lange
The Lincoln Lawyer: Michael Irby, Maisie Klompus, Wole Parks
Mr. Plankton: Alex Landi
NCIS: Origins: Tyla Abercrumbie, Diany Rodriguez
Pulse: Jack Bannon, Jessie T. Usher, Chelsea Muirhead, Daniela Nieves, Jessy Yates
The Sensitive Kind: Keith David, Siena East, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Tim Blake Nelson, Scott Shepherd, Tracy Letts, Kyle Maclachlan, Macon Blair
The Studio: Catherine O’Hara, Kathryn Hahn, Ike Barinholtz, Chase Sui Wonders
The Terminal List: Dark Wolf: Robert Wisdom, Shiraz Tzarfati, Rona-Lee Shim’on
Will Trent: John Ortiz
Your Friends and Neighbors: Mark Tallman, Hoon Lee, Lena Hall

(Image courtesy of Paramount+.)

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