Caffeine – TV News – August 22nd Edition

This week’s TV news brings us a whole bunch of fall premiere dates and more! Stay safe, anyone in the path of the hurricane!

Premiere dates:

August 30th: My Life Is Murder

September 6th: Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem
September 9th: Kin
September 12th: Scenes from a Marriage
September 27th: Midsomer Murders
September 30th: Cheyenne & Lola

October 7th: One Lane Bridge
October 17th: Hightown

November 7th: Yellowstone
November 11th: Ragdoll
November 14th: Mayor of Kingstown
November 18th: Anna

December 19th: 1883


Never Have I Ever, Terror Lake Drive


Everything’s Gonna Be Okay, Punky Brewster

Other headlines:

OWN is reportedly in talks to pick up All Rise for a new season.

Yassir Lester will write Marvel’s Armor Wars series.

Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy will direct the first two episodes of Moonhaven.

Derek Tsang will direct the first episode of Three-Body Problem.

Ordered to series:

Lifetime: Prequel miniseries Flowers in the Attic: The Origin
MGM International TV: An English-language adaptation of French novel The Reunion starring Ioan Gruffudd
Peacock: A Field of Dreams series from Michael Schur

Acquired for the U.S.:

Hulu: Heist series The Unusual Suspects starring Miranda Otto

In development:

Aaron Magnani Productions: An adaptation of Margaret Truman’s Capital Crimes books
ABC: Friendship comedy Significant Others
Amazon Studios: An adaptation of Naoise Dolan’s Exciting Times from and starring Phoebe Dynevor
AMC Studios: Anne Rice adaptation Lives of the Mayfair Witches, an adaptation of historical psychological thriller Invitation to a Bonfire, sci-fi comedy Damascus
BBC: A series adaptation of The English Patient
BlackBox Multimedia/Boutique Films: A series based on Misha Glenny’s crime book Nemesis
Brie Larson & Elijah Allan-Blitz: A limited series about the life of spiritual teacher Ram Dass
Fox: Sentient robot comedy How to Be Human
Gamechanger Films: A series adaptation of Lela Lee’s webcomic Angry Little Girls
Lionsgate TV: An adaptation of queer YA horror graphic novel Squad
Universal TV: A.I. limited series The Jessica Simulation

Promoted to series regular:

Superman & Lois: Tayler Buck, Sofia Hasmik

Guest stars:

BMF: Eminem
The Conners: Jason Alexander
Unconventional: Beau Bridges, Kathy Griffin, Tuc Watkins, Jenna Ushkowitz, Angela E. Gibbs, Tim Russ, Beth Grant, Stephen Guarino, James Urbaniak, John Halbach, Brooke Seguin, Miranda Bailey, Quei Tann, Chaunté Wayans


Big Sky: Janina Gavankar, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Madelyn Kientz, Troy Johnson, Lola Reid, Jeremy Ray Taylor, TV Carpio, Arturo Del Puerto
Dark Winds: Noah Emmerich
Dynasty: Eliza Bennett
Florida Man: Isaiah Johnson, Sibongile Mlambo, Paul Schneider, Lauren Buglioli, Michael Esper
Flowers in the Attic: The Origin: Jemima Rooper, Max Irons, Kelsey Grammer, Harry Hamlin, Paul Wesley, Kate Mulgrew, Alana Boden, Hannah Dodd, T’Shan Williams, Callum Kerr
The Girl from Plainville: Chloë Sevigny
Good Trouble: Odelya Halevi
Grand Crew: Grasie Mercedes
Grey’s Anatomy: Peter Gallagher
Impeachment: American Crime Story: Mira Sorvino, Dan Bakkedahl, Joseph Mazzello, Blair Underwood, Kevin Pollak, Patrick Fischler
The Man Who Fell to Earth: Kate Mulgrew
Money Heist: Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Patrick Criado, José Manuel Seda
New Amsterdam: Sandra Mae Frank, Chloe Freeman
Our Flag Means Death: Fred Armisen, Samba Schutte
Our Kind of People: Raven Goodwin, Nicole Chanel Williams
Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin: Zaria, Malia Pyles
Queer as Folk: Jesse James Keitel
Rap Sh*t: RJ Cyler
Roar: Betty Gilpin, Meera Syal, Fivel Stewart, Kara Hayward
S.W.A.T.: David DeSantos
Sacrifice: Frankie Smith
The Sex Lives of College Girls: Isabella Roland, Kavi Ladnier, Stephen Guarino, Matt Maloy, Donielle Nash, Najee Muhammad
Super Pumped: Hank Azaria
The Thing About Pam: Josh Duhamel
Unconventional: Kit Williamson, Aubrey Peeples, James Bland, Briana Venskus, Willam Belli, Constantine Rousouli, Laith Ashley, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson
The Walking Dead: World Beyond: Anna Khaja
We Own This City: Dagmara Domińczyk, Don Harvey, Delaney Williams, David Corenswet, Ian Duff, Lucas Van Engen, Gabrielle Carteris, Treat Williams, Domenick Lombardozzi
WeCrashed: O-T Fagbenle
The Witcher: Blood Origin: Lenny Henry, Mirren Mack, Nathaniel Curtis, Dylan Moran, Jacob Collins Levy, Lizzie Annis, Huw Novelli, Francesca Mills, Amy Murray, Zach Wyatt
With Love: Renée Victor, Pepe Serna
Women of the Movement: Timothy Hutton
Wool: ​​Tim Robbins
Untitled HBO L.A. Lakers series: Sean Patrick Small (replacing Bo Burnham), Rachel Hilson, Olli Haaskivi

(Image courtesy of Paramount.)

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