Caffeine – TV News – December 5th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us another set of exciting winter premiere dates and more!

Premiere dates:

December 23rd: Vigil

January 8th: A Discovery of Witches
January 14th: Archive 81
January 28th: In from the Cold

February 1st: Raising Dion
February 4th: Reacher
February 18th: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
February 25th: Vikings: Valhalla


Chucky, Whitstable Pearl, Around the World in 80 Days, The Outlaws


PEN15, Kevin Can F**k Himself (after the upcoming second season)

Other headlines:

Steve Conrad will write Game of Thrones prequel Tales of Dunk and Egg.

Ordered to series:

AMC: Anne Rice adaptation Lives of the Mayfair Witches
Apple TV+: Alfonso Cuarón psychological thriller Disclaimer starring Kevin Kline and Cate Blanchett
C More/TV2 Norway: Jo Nesbø adaptation Headhunters
Netflix: Superhero drama Supacell, David Nicholls romance adaptation One Day, Abi Morgan 1980s thriller Eric, eating disorder drama The Fuck It Bucket, contemporary Greek myth series End of the F***ing World, a Money Heist spinoff about character Berlin
Slim Film + Television/Federation Entertainment: A limited series adaptation of Jules Verne’s Journey to the Center of the Earth
Viaplay: Out of Africa author series The Dreamer – Becoming Karen Blixen starring Connie Nielsen

In development:

AllBlk: Haitian American dark comedy Send Help
Alloy Entertainment: A series about The Feminist Karate Union
Amazon: Immigration coming-of-age comedy The Son of Good Fortune from Riz Ahmed and Lulu Wang
BBC Studios: Anti-colonial heist thriller Reclaim
CBS Studios: Limited series Tango about the making of Last Tango in Paris
FX: A heist miniseries centered on a Native woman from Sterlin Harjo and Jonathan Lee
Incendo/BlackBox Media: A genderbent Ellery Queen series
High End Productions: Historical series Maximilian and Carlotta that (I think) is separate from the series about those historical figures I told you about last month
Miramax TV: Agatha Christie disappearance limited series The Christie Affair
NBC: Family comedy Aunties, investigative thriller The Irrational, therapist mystery drama In Between starring Merrin Dungey

Promoted to series regular:

Locke & Key: Sherri Saum

Guest stars:

Law & Order: SVU: Jason Biggs


The Flash: Robbie Amell
Law & Order: SVU: Donal Logue


À La Carte: Daniel Augustin, Nazanin Mandi, Mike Merrill, Juan Gil, Xavier Avila
Bad Monkey: Michelle Monaghan, Jodie Turner-Smith, Meredith Hagner
Extraordinary: Máiréad Tyers, Sofia Oxenham, Siobhán McSweeney
Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities: Rupert Grint
The Idol: Juliebeth Gonzalez, Maya Eshet, Tyson Ritter, Kate Lyn Sheil, Liz Sierra, Finley Rose Slater
Life & Beth: Laura Benanti
Only Murders in the Building: Cara Delevingne
Queer as Folk: Juliette Lewis, Ed Begley Jr., Armand Fields, Chris Renfro, Eric Graise, Sachin Bhatt, Benito Skinner
Secret Invasion: Cobie Smulders
Star Wars: Ahsoka: Ivanna Sakhno

(Image courtesy of the BBC.)

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