Caffeine – TV News – August 29th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us a few more fall premiere dates along with renewals, showrunner changes, casting updates, and more!

Premiere dates:

October 1st: Maid
October 8th: Leverage: Redemption
October 11th: The Baby-Sitters Club
October 13th: Tyler Perry’s Sistas

November 7th: Condor
November 14th: Yellowjackets
November 19th: Cowboy Bebop


Most Dangerous Game, Motherland: Fort Salem (for a third and final season), Your Honor, Flatbush Misdemeanors, Run the World, Kevin Can F**k Himself, Cobra Kai


Betty, Intergalactic

Other headlines:

Netflix has resurrected Manifest for a fourth and final season.

The Flash will start its season with a five-part crossover featuring actors from the other CW DC shows.

The Conners will have a live premiere.

New showrunners:

Charmed: Jeffrey Lieber, Joey Falco, Nicki Renna
Run the World: Rachelle Williams
The Thing About Pam: Jenny Klein

Ordered to series:

Apple TV+: An adaptation of Victor LaValle’s fantasy novel The Changeling from and starring LaKeith Stanfield
BBC: Brink’s-Mat robbery drama The Gold
BBC Comedy: Comedy-thriller Black Ops
BET+: Gospel music drama Kingdom Business
Disney+ UK: Jules Verne series Nautilus
HBO Max: Steven Soderbergh/Ed Solomon crime limited series Full Circle
Paramount+: Esports comedy Players
Peacock: Australia-set crime drama Irreverent
Sky: Nick Hornby adaptation Funny Girl starring Gemma Arterton

Pilot orders:

Showtime: Susannah Grant sex trafficking drama Coercion starring Sydney Chandler, friendship/dating comedy The Wood

In development:

Amazon Studios: True crime/science fiction drama Infinite Thread
CBS: Jaime Pressly comedy The Porch
CBS Studios: High-security psychiatric hospital drama Broadmoor
HBO: An adaptation of John D. MacDonald’s The Last One Left from George Pelecanos and Megan Abbott
MRC Television: 1970s thriller drama Steel from and starring Cynthia Erivo
Paramount+: A series adaptation of Robert Altman’s fashion industry satire ​​Prêt-à-Porter, a drama adaptation of true crime book Yellow Bird
Peacock: Millennial nun drama Called
Sony Pictures TV: A comedy based on short film One Last Last Heist
TBS: A semi-autobiographical sports broadcasting comedy from and starring Rachel Bonnetta

Promoted to series regular:

Carnival Row: Jamie Harris
DC’s Stargirl: Neil Hopkins, Joy Osmanski
Kung Fu: Yvonne Chapman
Legacies: Omono Okojie

Guest stars:

The Conners: Fred Savage
The Goldbergs: Dan Lauria
Home Economics: Jerry Rice, Danica McKellar
Leverage: Redemption: Drew Powell, Ben Thompson, Joanna Cassidy, Jon Fletcher, Brianna Brown


Big Sky: John Carroll Lynch
Supergirl: Mehcad Brooks


1883: Isabel May, LaMonica Garrett
Big Sky: Logan Marshall-Green
Billy the Kid: Daniel Webber
BMF: Shondalia White, Tyshon Freeman
The Capture: Rob Yang
Chicago Med: Michael Rady
Culprits: Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
Dark Winds: Jessica Matten
Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem: Peter Porte, Charles Shaughnessy, Jackie Cox
Everything I Know About Love: Emma Appleton, Bel Powley
Firebite: Yael Stone, Rob Collins, Callan Mulvey, Shantae Barnes-Cowan
Five Days at Memorial: Joe Carroll
The Flash: Tony Curran
Florida Man: Leonard Earl Howze, Isabel Gameros, Mark Jeffrey Miller
The Girl from Plainville: Norbert Leo Butz
The Good Doctor: Rachel Bay Jones
I Love This For You: Jenifer Lewis
Interview With the Vampire: Jacob Anderson
Law & Order: Organized Crime: Guillermo Diaz, Mykelti Williamson, Dash Mihok, Lolita Davidovich
Love Life: Steven Boyer
Magnum P.I.: Chantal Thuy
Most Dangerous Game: David Castañeda
Ordinary Joe: Christine Adams, Joe Carroll
The Resident: Stephen Wallem
Shining Girls: Amy Brenneman
Under the Banner of Heaven: Sam Worthington, Denise Gough, Wyatt Russell, Billy Howle, Gil Birmingham, Adelaide Clemens, Rory Culkin, Seth Numrich, Chloe Pirrie, Sandra Seacat, Christopher Heyerdahl
Wedding Season: Rosa Salazar
Wednesday: Thora Birch, Riki Lindhome, Jamie McShane, Hunter Doohan, Georgie Farmer, Moosa Mostafa, Emma Myers, Naomi J. Ogawa, Joy Sunday, Percy Hynes White

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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