Caffeine – TV News – December 16th Edition

This week’s TV news is looking past the holidays to a bunch of winter premiere dates and more!

Premiere dates:

January 11th: Informer
January 17th: A Million Little Things (new timeslot)
January 25th: Black Earth Rising, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Strike Back

February 1st: Russian Doll
February 5th: American Housewife (new timeslot)
February 8th: One Day at a Time
February 27th: Whiskey Cavalier

March 7th: For the People
March 10th: Now Apocalypse
March 18th: The Fix

June 17th: Grand Hotel


Doctor Who (with Jodie Whittaker returning), Goliath, Get Shorty, Sorry for Your Loss, Five Points, Huda Boss, Sacred Lies


Detroiters, One Dollar

Other headlines:

ABC has ordered more episodes of black-ish, The Goldbergs, The Kids Are Alright, and Single Parents.

Netflix has released the episode titles for Stranger Things season three.

Ordered to series:

ABC: Lake Bell/Dax Shepherd comedy Bless This Mess from Liz Meriwether
Apple: J.J. Abrams heart transplant limited series My Glory Was I Had Such Friends starring Jennifer Garner
Freeform: Josh Thomas family comedy Everything’s Gonna Be Okay
HBO: Mental illness limited series Gorilla and the Bird
Netflix: African secret agent drama Queen Sono, a drama about the life of Selena Quintanilla, coming-of-age series I Am Not Okay with This

Picked up for the U.S.:

Hulu: Anna Friel transgender family drama Butterfly

Pilot orders:

ABC: A New York Undercover reboot from Dick Wolf and Ben Watkins

In development:

CBS: Jennie Snyder Urman/Joanna Klein comedy Riches to Rags starring Jaime Camil, sci-fi drama Embody from James Corden’s company
CBS All Access: Family haunting comedy You’re Killing Me from Jennie Snyder Urman, Joanna Klein, and Gina Rodriguez
Gunpowder & Sky: Female banking intern comedy Assets
NBC: Cop drama Conway from Vin Diesel, graphic novel adaptation Blacksmith, supernatural drama The Black Tapes, CIA drama The Last Spy
Paper Kite: An adaptation of AIDS epidemic novel The Great Believers
Warner Bros TV: A limited series about the murder of Mary Pinchot Meyer
Wildside: A drama about the life of Audrey Hepburn

Guest stars:

Black Mirror: Miley Cyrus
The Neighborhood: Marla Gibbs
Swamp Thing: Ian Ziering
The Twilight Zone: Steven Yeun, Greg Kinnear
Will & Grace: Samira Wiley


Narcos: Mexico: Diego Luna, Scoot McNairy
Supernatural: Jeffrey Dean Morgan


Gangs of London: Valene Kane
Goliath: Dennis Quaid, Amy Brenneman, Beau Bridges, Griffin Dunne, Sherilyn Fenn, Shamier Anderson
Grey’s Anatomy: Jennifer Grey
The Hunt: Logan Lerman
Last Man Standing: Tisha Campbell
The Letter for the King: Amir Wilson, Ruby Serkis, Nathanael Saleh, Thaddea Graham, Islam Bouakkaz, Jack Barton, Jonah Lees, Yorick van Wageningen, Gijs Blom, Jakob Oftebro, Emilie Cocquerel, Ken Nwos, Peter Ferdinando, Kemi-Bo Jacobs, David Wilmot, Tawfeek Barhom, Omid Djalili
The Luminaries: Himesh Patel, Ewen Leslie
The Mandalorian: Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Carl Weathers, Omid Abtahi, Werner Herzog
Mixtape: Paul James
Spinning Out: Kaya Scodelario, Willow Shields
Stargirl: Joel McHale, Lou Ferrigno Jr., Brian Stapf
The Terror: Cristina Rodlo

(Image courtesy of the BBC.)

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