Caffeine – TV News – December 11th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us winter premiere dates, pilot orders beginning for next season, and more!

Premiere dates:
December 12th: The Level
January 27th: Z: The Beginning of Everything
February 2nd: Powerless
February 8th: Legion
February 13th: Humans
February 19th: The Good Fight
February 23rd: The Blacklist: Redemption
March 5th: Chicago Justice, Shades of Blue
March 7th: Trial & Error
April 25th: Great News

Season three of The Leftovers will premiere sometime in April.

Renewed: Marvel’s Luke Cage

Reign will end after the upcoming fourth season.

Conviction is moving to Sundays starting January 1st.

Cinemax is rebooting Strike Back, with a new cast including Alin Sumarwata, Daniel MacPherson, Roxanne McKee, and Warren Brown.

Season four of Please Like Me will stream on Hulu.

New showrunners:
Designated Survivor: Jeff Melvoin
The Inhumans: Scott Buck

Simon Fuller is producing an English language version of Norwegian drama Skam.

Ordered to series:
Syfy: Supernatural drama Superstition

Pilot orders:
ABC: Felicity Huffman/Courtney Vance political pundit comedy Libby & Malcolm
NBC: Suburban crime drama Good Girls from Jenna Bans
TNT: John Wells neurosurgeon thriller The Deep Mad Dark

In development:
ABC: Los Angeles choreographer drama DTLA, darkly comedic crime drama Down in the Valley
Bravo: A Harlem political crime drama from Whoopi Goldberg
CBS: Cedric the Entertainer family comedy Tony Take the Wheel, a family comedy starring Bojana Novakovic, CIA terrorism drama Extraction
The CW: Sci fi drama Transcience from Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed
FOX: Joel Kim Booster adoption comedy Birthright, crime drama The Man from Primrose Lane, Carl Hiaasen crime drama adaptation Basket Case
HBO: Space drama Glare from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot
Lifetime: Drama The Power Playbook from Meryl Poster and Queen Latifah, drug business drama Molly
NBC: Bermuda Triangle mystery drama Triangle
Viewfinder Pictures: John Henry Browne defense attorney series The Devil’s Defender

Guest stars:
Fresh Off the Boat: Zachary Knighton
Young & Hungry: Nicole Byer

Chicago Fire: America Olivo
Quantico: Eliza Coupe

12 Monkeys: James Callis
2 Broke Girls: Christopher Gorham
Animal Kingdom: Alex Meraz
Atypical: Raul Castillo
Colony: Laura Innes
Game of Thrones: Conor McGregor
Greenleaf: Rick Fox
Homeland: Jake Weber
Kingdom: Kirk Acevedo
Orville: Mark Jackson
Power: Mike Dopud
Scandal: Zoe Perry
The Strain: Jess Salgueiro
The Terror: Matthew McNulty
This Is Us: Alexandra Breckenridge, Adam Bartley
Timeless: Annie Wersching
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later: Anne-Marie Johnson

(Image courtesy of Amazon.)

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