Caffeine – TV News – December 13th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – December 13th Edition

We’ve got a ton of TV news this week, from Disney investor day and more. Buckle up!

Premiere dates:

January 21st: grown-ish
January 22nd: Fate: The Winx Saga
January 24th: Euphoria special episode

February 11th: Clarice

March 19th: The Falcon and the Winter Soldier


Feel Good (for a second and final season), For All Mankind, The Handmaid’s Tale, Industry, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (for four seasons)

Other headlines:

Sadly, One Day at a Time is officially over.

ABC has ordered six more episodes of Big Sky.

NBC has picked up the second season of Canadian show Transplant.

Genius is moving to Disney+ and the fourth season will be about Martin Luther King, Jr.

Ilene Chaiken will showrun Law & Order: Organized Crime.

Nicole Kassell will EP and direct HBO/Sky horror comedy The Baby.

Craig William Macneill will direct the pilot of I Know What You Did Last Summer.

Pilot Night School is not moving forward at NBC.

Ordered to series:

ABC: Topher Grace sibling comedy Home Economics
Acorn TV/TVNZ: Romantic comedy Under the Vines
Apple TV+: Julia Roberts limited series The Last Thing He Told Me, climate change anthology series Extrapolations
CBC/BET Plus: Railway worker union series The Porter
Disney+: Mandalorian spinoff series Ahsoka Tano and Rangers of the New Republic, Star Wars mystery-thriller The Acolyte, Star Wars series Lando, Marvel series Ironheart, Moon Knight, Armor Wars, Secret Invasion
ITV: An adaptation of Len Deighton spy novel The Ipcress File, Windrush-era series Three Little Birds
Netflix: A reboot of 1990s Australian teen drama Heartbreak High, limited series True Story starring Kevin Hart and Wesley Snipes as brothers
Paramount+: A revival of iCarly
Showtime: Emma Stone HGTV personality comedy The Curse

Acquired for the U.S.:

Sundance Now/UMC: South African horror series Dead Places

Pilot orders:

Freeform: Comedy Single Drunk Female starring Sofia Black-D’Elia and Ally Sheedy
HBO Max: Family comedy The Gordita Chronicles

In development:

Amazon: George Lopez drama series Once Upon a Time in Aztlan, an adaptation of Obehi Janice’s play Ole White Sugah Daddy from Lena Waithe, 1990s crime drama The Bottoms from and starring Jon Bernthal
Boat Rocker Studios: An adaptation of Canadian show Being Erica from and starring Allison Williams
CBS: Public school teachers drama Teachable
Disney+: A Swiss Family Robinson remake
FX: An Alien series from Noah Hawley
HBO: A True Blood reboot
IMDb TV: A Jessica Simpson fictionalized drama series
Ira Deutchman: Historical miniseries Radio Girls
NBC: Forensic drama No Stone Unturned, mental health education coffee shop comedy Hope Cafe from Mayim Bialik and Damon Wayans Jr., a Zorro drama with a female lead
Oakhurst Entertainment: Feminist historical series Woodhull starring Katherine Heigl
Paramount: Limited series Reagan & Gorbachev starring Michael Douglas and Christoph Waltz
Phoenix Pictures: A scripted series based on the book F*ck Feelings
Skydance TV: An adaptation of fantasy historical novella Ring Shout starring Kiki Layne
Sony Pictures TV: A series based on Father Gregory Boyle’s memoirs from Normal Lear
Starlight Media: An adaptation of Rebecca F. Kuang’s The Poppy War fantasy novels

Promoted to series regular:

The L Word: Generation Q: Jordan Hull
Succession: Justine Lupe, David Rasche, Fisher Stevens
Upload: Josh Banday

Guest stars:

The Gilded Age: Bill Irwin
The L Word: Generation Q: Rosie O’Donnell, Donald Faison, Griffin Dunne
A Million Little Things: Andrew Leeds
Minx: Jake Johnson
The Neighborhood: Michael Gladis


Bosch: Annie Wersching


American Gigolo: Rosie O’Donnell
Big Sky: Sharon Taylor
Chicago P.D.: Cleveland Berto
David Makes Man: Tony Plana, Brittany S. Hall, Erica Luttrell, Zsané Jhé, Bobbi Baker, Patrice Arenas, Trinity Cidel, Brandi Huzzie, Rodney Gardiner, Janmarco Santiago
Generation: Alicia Coppola, Marwan Salama, Marisela Zumbado
Ghosts: Danielle Pinnock, Asher Grodman, Richie Moriarty, Sheila Carrasco, Román Zaragoza
The Gilded Age: Patrick Page, Douglas Sills, Amy Forsyth, Taylor Richardson, Kelley Curran, Ben Ahlers
House of hte Dragon: Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy
Magnum P.I.: Lance Lim
Minx: Idara Victor, Oscar Montoya, Jessica Lowe, Lennon Parham, Michael Angarano
Nancy Drew: Aadila Dosani, Praneet Akilla
Never Have I Ever: Tyler Alvarez
Obi-Wan Kenobi: Hayden Christensen
Physical: Paul Sparks, Rory Scovel, Lou Taylor Pucci, Della Saba, Dierdre Friel, Ashley Liao
Pivoting: Maggie Q
Prodigal Son: Christian Borle, Michael Potts
Shameless: Chelsea Alden
She-Hulk: Tatiana Maslany (officially now), Mark Ruffalo, Tim Roth
Station 19: Robert Curtis Brown
Verbatim: Chris Messina
Walker: Matt Barr
Women of the Movement: Glynn Turman

(Image courtesy of Freeform.)

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