Caffeine – TV News – February 16th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – February 16th Edition

It’s still cold out but this week’s TV news brings us lots of spring premiere dates, along with a heap of renewals!

Premiere dates:

March 16th: 9-1-1
March 20th: The Letter for the King
March 27th: Vagrant Queen

April 7th: The Last O.G.
April 9th: The Good Fight
April 24th: After Life
April 26th: Killing Eve

May 11th: The Third Day


Sex Education, The Good Doctor, Superstore, Bosch (for a seventh and final season), Year of the Rabbit, Intelligence, Cobra, Brassic, Godfather of Harlem, Avenue 5, The Goes Wrong Show



Other headlines:

Netflix is reportedly in talks to keep Lucifer going!

CBS is considering a CSI reunion event series to mark the show’s twentieth anniversary.

Ordered to series:

CBC: Detective drama Lady Dicks starring Adrienne C. Moore and Meredith MacNeill
Disney+: A Turner & Hooch reboot starring Josh Peck
Sky: Paramedic comedy Bloods, an adaptation of novel Sweetpea, murder novel adaptation You
Starz: Three additional Power spinoffs

Acquired for the U.S.:

Amazon: BBC’s Emily Blunt western The English
AMC Premiere: BBC One’s adaptation of The War of the Worlds

Pilot orders:

ABC: Adult sibling comedy Home Economics, military family comedy Adopted
Fox: A drama about students remaking The Goonies from Sarah Watson

In development:

HBO Max: An adaptation of Adam Silvera’s novel More Happy Than Not
UCP: Dark comedy The Resort from Sam Esmail and Andy Siara
Universal Television: A female serial killer dark comedy from Nahnatchka Khan and starring Krysten Ritter

Pilot directors:

The Big Leap: Jason Winer
Ordinary Joe: Adam Davidson

Promoted to series regular:

Animal Kingdom: Rigo Sanchez

Guest stars:

Deputy: Alexis Ren
A Million Little Things: Paul Guilfoyle (replacing Gerald McRaney)
This Is Us: Dave Annable


The 100 backdoor prequel pilot: Iola Evans, Adain Bradley, Leo Howard
13 Reasons Why: JanLuis Castellanos
Angelyne: Martin Freeman, Alex Karpovsky
Animal Kingdom: Scarlett Abinante, Houston Towe
The Big Sky: John Carroll Lynch, Dedee Pfeiffer
Call Me Kat: Swoosie Kurtz, Kyla Pratt
Clickbait: Abraham Lim, Jessica Collins, Ian Meadows, Daniel Henshall, Motell Foster, Jaylin Fletcher, Camaron Engels
Country Comfort: Eric Balfour, Janet Varney
Daisy Jones & The Six: Nabiyah Be, Will Harrison, Suki Waterhouse, Josh Whitehouse
Debris: Jonathan Tucker, Riann Steele
Deputy: Jaime Ray Newman
Die Hart: Nathalie Emmanuel
Doom Patrol: Karen Obilom
Firefly Lane: Jenna Rosenow
God Friended Me: Cornelius Smith, Jr.
Hawaii Five-O: Lance Gross
Home Economics: Topher Grace
A League of Their Own: Chanté Adams, Roberta Colindrez, Melanie Field
Loki: Gugu Mbatha-Raw
The Mighty Ducks: Lauren Graham, Brady Noon, Emilio Estevez
On the Verge: Elisabeth Shue
Power Book II: Ghost: Michael Rainey Jr., Shane Johnson, Naturi Naughton, Gianni Paolo, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Daniel Bellomy, Paige Hurd, Melanie Liburd, Justin McManus, Woody McClain, Lovell Adams-Gray, LaToya Tonedeo
Power Book III: Raising Kanan: Omar Epps
The President Is Missing: Paul Adelstein, Medina Senghore, Gina Gallego
Prodigal Son: Dermot Mulroney
Prospect: Hunter King
Rebel: John Corbett, James Lesure
Resident Alien: Elizabeth Bowen
See: Adrian Paul
Snowfall: Kwame Patterson
Swimming with Sharks: Kiernan Shipka, Diane Kruger, Thomas Dekker, Finn Jones, Donald Sutherland
thirtysomething(else): Odette Annable, Patrick Fugit
Vegas High: Reagan Rozas, Kyanna Simpson, Emma Meisel, Lexi Simonsen, Kevin Rahm, Da’Vinchi

(Image courtesy of BBC America.)

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