Caffeine – TV News – April 12th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – April 12th Edition

Good morning and happy Easter to those celebrating! TV news is pretty light on the ground this week as the industry remains fairly shut down, but let’s see what we’ve got.

Premiere dates:

April 13th: The Stranger

May 4th: Reno 911!
May 8th: Dead to Me
May 22nd: Homecoming
May 29th: Space Force
May 31st: Quiz (new date)

Other headlines:

All Rise is filming an all-remote episode.

Station 19 is shifting to the 9/8c timeslot now that Grey’s Anatomy is done for the season.

Supergirl will return with new episodes on May 3rd.

Annabel Oakes will write and EP HBO Max’s new Grease: Rydell High series.

Ordered to series:

Starz: Crime drama Black Mafia Family from 50 Cent

Acquired for the U.S.:

Sundance Now: Australian crime drama Bad Mothers

In development:

20th Century Fox TV: An adaption of Michael Arceneaux’s memoir I Can’t Date Jesus
CBS All Access: An adaptation of Alena Dillon’s renegade nun thriller Mercy House
Disney Plus: Female-led Doogie Howser reboot Doogie Kealoha, M.D.
Hulu: An adaptation of Zakiya Dalila Harris’ publishing novel The Other Black Girl
Wiip: An adaptation of Harry S. Truman book The Accidental President

Guest stars:

American Housewife: Lisa Vanderpump


The Cleaning Lady: Elodie Yung (replacing Shannyn Sossamon)
Space Force: Lisa Kudrow
Superman & Lois: Emmanuelle Chriqui, Erik Valdez

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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