Caffeine – TV News – April 3rd Edition

Pour yourself a big mug of coffee, because we’ve got a huge batch of TV news coming your way this week!

Premiere dates:

April 17th: Doctor Who: Legend of the Sea Devils
April 29th: 10 Percent

May 5th: The Staircase
May 27th: Obi-Wan Kenobi (new date)
May 31st: Pistol

June 12th: Evil

July 8th: Black Bird

August 21st: House of the Dragon


State of the Union, Chesapeake Shores (for a sixth and final season), The Rookie, The Good Doctor, NCIS, NCIS: LA, NCIS: Hawai’i

Other headlines:

CBS has announced a whole bunch of season finale dates.

Call Me Kat and Welcome to Flatch are doing a crossover that also involves The Masked Singer.

Simone Ashley and Jonathan Bailey will indeed return for season three of Bridgerton.

The next installment of Feud will be called Capote’s Women and star Naomi Watts.

Laura Linney directed an upcoming episode of Ozark.

Billy Porter will direct an episode of Accused.

Carrie Preston will direct an episode of The Good Fight.

Paul Zbyszewski is taking over as showrunner of Snowpiercer.

Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster will showrun The United States of America Vs. Vince McMahon.

Michael Shannon will EP American Tragedies: Waco – The Trials.

CBS has opened a writers’ room for HSI: Puerto Rico.

Ordered to series:

Apple TV+: An adaptation of Blake Crouch’s sci-fi novel Dark Matter starring Joel Edgerton
Disney+/Hulu: A limited series version of The Full Monty
Paramount+: Australian girl band drama Paper Dolls

Acquired for the U.S.:

The CW: Canadian drama Family Law starring Jewel Staite and Victor Garber

Pilot orders:

Hulu: Historical musical drama History of a Pleasure Seeker

In development:

Amazon: Post-WWII Barbicon Hotel series Backwards in Heels
HBO Max: It prequel series Welcome to Derry, adaptations of Emily St. John Mandel’s novels The Glass Hotel and Sea of Tranquility
NBCUniversal: Wrestling drama Pinned
Peacock: Horror adaptation Teacup from James Wan
Roughcut TV: An adaptation of Nina Millns’ novel Goddesses
Time Studios: A family drama about the history of New York deli Russ & Daughters

Leaving their shows:

The Sex Lives of College Girls: Gavin Leatherwood

Guest stars:

10 Percent: Kelly Macdonald, Helena Bonham Carter, Olivia Williams, Dominic West, Phoebe Dynevor, Jessica and David Oyelowo, Emma Corrin, Himesh Patel, Clemence Poésy, David Harewood
Law & Order: SVU: Reggie Lee


The Good Fight: Carrie Preston
Law & Order: SVU: Aidan Quinn


The Ark: Christie Burke, Richard Fleeshman, Reece Ritchie, Stacey Read, Ryan Adams
Bad Monkey: L. Scott Caldwell, Ronald Peet, Charlotte Lawrence
Blank Slate: Matt Passmore, Floriana Lima, Dave Annable
Bridgerton prequel: Golda Rosheuvel, Adjoa Andoh, Ruth Gemmell, India Amarteifio, Michelle Fairley, Corey Mylchreest, Arsema Thomas, Sam Clemmett, Richard Cunningham, Tunji Kasim, Rob Maloney, Cyril Nri, Hugh Sachs
City on Fire: Jemima Kirke, Nico Tortorella, Ashley Zukerman, Xavier Clyde, Max Milner, Alexandra Doke, Omid Abtahi, Kathleen Munroe, John Cameron Mitchell
DC’s Stargirl: Tim Gabriel
Fallout: Ella Purnell
Gotham Knights: Anna Lore, Rahart Adams
Grey’s Anatomy: Rome Flynn
Made in Oslo: Tobias Menzies, Pia Tjelta
Manhunt: Matt Walsh
Not Dead Yet: Gina Rodriguez
One Piece: Peter Gadiot
Panhandle: Forrest Goodluck, Lesley Ann Warren, Lorenza Izzo, Wallace Smith, Glenn Morshower, Melanie Minichino
Rabbit Hole: Rob Yang
Ramy: Bella Hadid
Reasonable Doubt: Paul Fox, Perri Camper, Nefetari Spencer, Tiffany Yvonne Cox, Shannon Kane
Rust Belt News: Ravi Patel, Eric Edelstein, Johnny Jay Lee
Saint X: Victoria Pedretti, Josh Bonzie
The Santa Clause: Elizabeth Allen-Dick, Austin Kane, Rupali Redd, Devin Bright
Snowpiercer: Clark Gregg, Michael Aronov
Tales of the Walking Dead: Samantha Morton, Lauren Glazier
Truth Be Told: Ricardo Chavira
Walker: Independence: Gabriela Quezada
The Winchesters: Bianca Kajlich, Demetria McKinney
You: Tilly Keeper, Amy Leigh Hickman, Ed Speleers, Brad Alexander, Niccy Lin, Aidan Cheng, Stephen Hagan, Ben Wiggins, Eve Austin, Ozioma Whenu, Dario Coates, Sean Pertwee, Alison Pargeter, Adam James

(Image courtesy of CBS.)

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