Caffeine – TV News – April 4th Edition

Welcome to our first TV news update of April, and happy Easter and Passover to those celebrating!

Premiere dates:

May 19th: Who Killed Sara?
May 28th: Lucifer

July 23rd: Sky Rojo


Who Killed Sara?, Miss Scarlet and the Duke, Young Sheldon (for three seasons), Unforgotten


American Gods, The Right Stuff

Other headlines:

Superstore spinoff Bo & Cheyenne is not moving forward at NBC.

HBO Max has acquired Israeli series On the Spectrum for North America.

Michael Showalter will direct and EP The Dropout.

Richard Shepard will direct the Acapulco pilot.

Amy York Rubin will direct CBS’s Sarah Cooper pilot.

CBS’s The Three of Us pilot has released its cast.

Ordered to series:

BBC One: Northern Ireland police drama Blue Lights, police corruption drama Better, ambulance service thriller The Control Room, crime thriller/horror drama Wolf, workplace sexual politics thriller Rules of the Game
BBC Three: 1990s grime music drama Grime Kids, mystery thriller Wrecked, supernatural series Domino Day
CBS: Reboot CSI: Vegas, haunted house comedy Ghosts
Fox: Black hair care business family drama Our Kind of People
HBO Max: A reboot of Head of the Class
NBC: James Wolk drama Ordinary Joe

In development:

Anonymous Content: Futuristic crime thriller The Subjugate
Black Bear Pictures: An adaptation of Bletchley Park novel The Rose Code
Legendary TV: An adaptation of Ken Follett’s historical novel The Evening and the Morning
Netflix: A To All the Boys spinoff series about Kitty

Leaving their shows:

Bridgerton: Regé-Jean Page
Chesapeake Shores: Jesse Metcalfe

Guest stars:

The Conners: Danielle Harris, Brian Austin Green
Good Trouble: Margaret Cho
The Hot Zone: Anthrax: Enrico Colantoni
Special: Leslie Jordan


The Conners: Candice Bergen
Law & Order: SVU: Ethan Cutkosky


4400: Joseph David-Jones, Khailah Johnson
A.P. Bio: Hayley Marie Norman
Acapulco: Enrique Arrizon, Damian Alcázar, Camila Perez, Raphael Alejandro
All American: Homecoming: Peyton Alex Smith, Cory Hadrict, Kelly Jenrette, Sylvester Powell, Netta Walker, Camille Hyde
Bridgerton: Charithra Chandran, Rupert Young
Charmed: Mareya Salazar
Chucky: Barbara Alyn Woods
Citadel: Osy Ikhile, Caoilinn Springall, Stanley Tucci, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Susan Lynch, Sara Martins, Leo Woodall, Gráinne Good, Leo Ashizawa
CSI: Vegas: Mandeep Dhillon
The Dropout: Amanda Seyfried, Naveen Andrews
The Flash: Jordan Fisher
Gaslit: Dan Stevens
Hot Pink: Sarah Michelle Gellar
The Hot Zone: Anthrax: Morgan Kelly
Law & Order: Organized Crime: Nicky Torchia, Michael Rivera, Ibrahim Renno
The Man Who Fell to Earth: Clarke Peters
Masters of the Air: Nate Mann
Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story: Michael Learned
Motherland: Joanna Lumley
Naomi: Barry Watson, Mouzam Makkar, Mary-Charles Jones, Aidan Gemme, Daniel Puig, Will Meyers
Obi-Wan Kenobi: Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, Benny Safdie
The Peripheral: Jack Reynor
Physical: Ian Gomez
Pieces of Her: Nicholas Burton, Aaron Jeffery
Powerpuff: Donald Faison, Nicholas Podany
Promised Land: Christina Ochoa, Mariel Molino
SEAL Team: Jason Dohring
Special: Charlie Barnett, Max Jenkins, Ana Ortiz, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Lauren Weedman, Buck Andrews, Anjali Bhimani, Ajay Mehta, Karan Soni
The Staircase: Colin Firth
Station Eleven: Lori Petty, Daniel Zovatto, Andy McQueen, David Cross, Enrico Colantoni, Julian Obradors
Upload: Mackenzie Cardwell
Who Killed Sara?: Matías Novoa, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Antonio de la Vega
Women of the Movement: Gil Bellows
Untitled CBS professional bowler comedy: Pete Holmes
Untitled HBO 1980s Lakers series: Brett Cullen, Lola Kirke
Untitled Netflix roommate comedy: Olivia Macklin, Michael Hsu Rosen, Cinthya Carmona

(Image courtesy of PBS.)

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