Caffeine – TV News – April 9th Edition

Happy Easter and/or Passover to everyone celebrating! Let’s catch up on the week’s TV news and get you out to your egg hunts.

Premiere dates:

May 17th: High Desert

June 2nd: Manifest
June 4th: The Lazarus Project
June 9th: The Crowded Room
June 21st: Secret Invasion

August 17th: The Upshaws


Helsinki Crimes, Unforgotten, The Big Door Prize, The Dry


The Resident, Sex/Life

Other headlines:

Lopez Vs. Lopez is moving to Tuesday.

Fox has announced its season finale dates.

Ordered to series:

Amazon: A series adaptation of Cruel Intentions
BBC3: A crime drama about the kidnapping of model Chloe Ayling
CBC Gem: Tween drama Spellbound
Fox: Brain injury medical drama Doc
Hulu: A new drama from Dan Fogelman starring Sterling K. Brown
Netflix: Norwegian fish farming drama Salmon Island, teen thriller Tall Pines from Mae Martin
Showtime: Spy series Ghosts of Beirut starring Dina Shihabi and Dermot Mulroney, Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody comedy Seasoned

Pilot orders:

Netflix: Samara Weaving reporter comedy Little Sky

In development:

Amazon: An adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s sci-fi novel Clans of the Alphane Moon, an adaptation of Maggie O’Farrell’s linguist novel The Must Be the Place from and starring Orlando Bloom
Amazon Studios: Family drug operation drama Koreatown from Gene Hong and Alan Yang
Fox: A comedy based on the podcast 10% Happier starring Ken Jeong
HBO: A Game of Thrones prequel about Aegon’s conquest of Westeros
HBO Max: A Harry Potter series
NBC: Sports memorabilia mockumentary Mr. Throwback starring Adam Pally and Steph Curry
Paramount+: Crime drama Bobby Meritorious from Preet Bharara and starring Robert De Niro
Sony Pictures TV: An adaptation of graphic novel Destiny, NY from Tegan and Sara
UCP: Historical series Vanderbilt from Anderson Cooper

Not moving forward:

Showtime: King Shaka, The Wood

Promoted to series regular:

Pretty Little Liars: Summer School: Elias Kacavas

Guest stars:

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Hank Azaria, Sutton Foster, Darren Criss, Danny Strong, Sean Gunn


The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: David Paymer


1266: Karim Diané, Kristin Dodson, Kassandra Lee Diaz
American Horror Story: Matt Czuchry
Doctor Who: Jinkx Monsoon
Grey’s Anatomy: Sam Page
Hotel Cocaine: Mark Feuerstein
Industry: Kit Harington
JumpStart: Ryan Michelle Bathé
Lioness: Thad Luckinbill
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Alexander Gemignani
Non-Evil Twin: Dexter Darden, Chloe Bridges, Robert Buckley
St. Denis Medical: Josh Lawson, Kahyun Kim, Mekki Leeper
Star Wars: Ahsoka: Lars Mikkelsen, David Tennant
Star Wars: Skeleton Crew: Ravi Cabot-Conyers, Kyriana Kratter, Robert Timothy Smith, Kerry Condon
Star Wars: The Acolyte: Joonas Suotamo
Welcome to Derry: Taylour Paige, Jovan Adepo, Chris Chalk, James Remar

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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