Caffeine – TV News – December 4th Edition

We’ve got a whole bunch more winter premiere dates, news of several shows’ fates, and more in this week’s TV news!

Premiere dates:

December 8th: South Side

January 5th: Ginny & Georgia
January 12th: Walker, Walker: Independence (midseason returns)
January 19th: That ’90s Show
January 23rd: All American, All American: Homecoming (midseason returns)
January 24th: The Winchesters (midseason return in a new timeslot)
January 27th: Shrinking

February 8th: Kung Fu (midseason return)

March 1st: The Mandalorian


Miss Scarlet and the Duke, Tell Me Lies, Tulsa King, Surface


The Midnight Club, Los Espookys, Moonhaven

Other headlines:

NBC has picked up a full first season of Lopez Vs Lopez.

Ordered to series:

Amazon Prime: Death row thriller limited series Just Cause starring Scarlett Johansson
Studiocanal: 19th century female African army series Agoodjie
UKTV Drama: Mitford sisters series Outrageous

Acquired for the U.S.:

MGM+: Damian Lewis spy thriller A Spy Among Friends

Pilot orders:

ABC: Legal soap Judgement

In development:

Amazon: An adaptation of E. Lockhart’s YA novel We Were Liars, an adaptation of David Baldacci’s Atlee Pine book series
Apple: Thriller series Raising Wild starring Cynthia Erivo
CBS: Hospital drama St. Marks, medical drama East/West
Cineflix Productions: An autobiographical scripted miniseries from Gladys Knight
Future Shack Entertainment: An adaptation of Kevin Wilson’s short story “Grand Stand-In”
IDW: A whole slew of graphic novel adaptations
The Ink Factory: A contemporary Cleopatra Wong series
Miramax TV: An adaptation of The Christie Affair starring Daisy Ridley
NBC: An adaptation of Jane L. Rosen’s mommy blog novel Eliza Starts a Rumor
Netflix: Political thriller Zero Day starring Robert De Niro
Productivity Media; Canadian Indigenous supernatural drama Sparrow, an adaptation of Shane Peacock’s book series The Boy Sherlock
Studiocanal: An adaptation of Hugo Pratt’s graphic novel series Corto Maltese from Frank Miller

Promoted to series regular:

Pretty Little Liars: Summer School: Jordan Gonzalez

Guest stars:

The Acolyte: Margarita Levieva
The Equalizer: Camille Mana, Trevor Salter
Gen V: Jessie T. Usher, Colby Minifie, P.J. Byrne


The Boys: Simon Pegg


1923: Peter Stormare, Tim DeKay, Amelia Rico
The Answers: David Corenswet
The Artful Dodger: Thomas Brodie-Sangster, David Thewlis, Maia Mitchell, Damon Herriman, Miranda Tapsell, Tim Minchin, Susie Porter, Kym Gyngell, Damien Garvey, Jessica De Gouw, Andrea Demetriades, Luke Carroll, Huw Higginson, Lucy-Rose Leonard, Nicholas Burton, Jude Hyland, Finn Treacy, Albert Latailakepa
The Boys: Rosemarie Dewitt, Rob Benedict, Elliot Knight
Career Opportunities in Murder & Mayhem: Christian Svensson
The Connors: Jane Curtin
Cross: Ryan Eggold, Isaiah Mustafa
Daredevil: Born Again: Michael Gandolfini
Dune: The Sisterhood: Mark Strong, Jade Anouka, Chris Mason
Gen V: Clancy Brown, Alexander Calvert, Jason Ritter
Genius: MLK/X: Ron Cephas Jones, Gary Carr, Hubert Point-Du Jour, Lennie James, LisaGay Hamilton, Ashley Romans, Donal Logue, Griffin Matthews
Ghosts: Nichole Sakura
Loki: Kate Dickie
Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power: Sam Hazeldine (replacing Joseph Mawle), Gabriel Akuwudike, Yasen “Zates” Atour, Ben Daniels, Amelia Kenworthy, Nia Towle, Nicholas Woodeson
More: Gore Abrams
The Palace: Andrea Riseborough
Under the Bridge: Riley Keough
The Witcher: Blood Origin: Joey Batey

(Image courtesy of PBS.)

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