Caffeine – TV News – February 26th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us updates on the fate of a slew of popular shows!

Premiere dates:

April 5th: Schmigadoon! (new date)
April 14th: Waco: The Aftermath

July 30th: When Calls the Heart


NCIS, NCIS: Hawai’i, CSI: Vegas, When Calls the Heart, The Rig


Succession (after the upcoming fourth season), The Goldbergs (after its current season ten), Mindhunter (officially, finally), South Side, Soulmates

Other headlines:

Michael Mando has been fired from Apple series Sinking Spring because of an on-set incident and replaced by Wagner Moura.

Upcoming DC show Dead Boy Detectives is moving to Netflix from HBO Max.

Kelly Park will direct and EP CBS comedy pilot JumpStart.

Stella Meghie will direct multiple episodes of upcoming Marvel show Wonder Man.

The potential True Blood reboot is not moving forward at HBO.

Ordered to series:

Apple: Alaska drama The Last Frontier starring Jason Clarke
BBC One/BritBox: An adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Murder Is Easy
HBO Max: It prequel Welcome to Derry

Acquired for the U.S.:

Hulu: BBC comedy-thriller Am I Being Unreasonable?

In development:

AMC Studios: Private intelligence industry drama Diligence
Eleventh Hour Films: True crime drama The Man in the Back Seat, property brokerage thriller Payday
Hulu: Dark comedy Girlshow starring Meredith Hagner
Mandalay Television: An adaptation of Mike Grist’s Christopher Wren CIA thrillers
Seal of the Gods Films: Hitman series Demonico
Seoul Street/Astro-Nomical Entertainment: A U.S. series adaptation of Korean assassin novel Sad Tropic
UIS/Matchbox Pictures: An adaptation of Adrian McKinty’s Australia-set novel The Island

Leaving their shows:

Sex Education: Emma Mackey

Guest stars:

And Just Like That…: Sam Smith
The Conners: Whoopi Goldberg
The Winchesters: Ruth Connell


The Good Doctor: Chuku Modu


Apples Never Fall: Alison Brie, Jake Lacy
Bel-Air: Al-Shabazz Jabateh, Nicholas Duvernay, Diandra Lyle, Justin Cornwell, Reno Wilson
Big Mood: Nicola Coughlan, Lydia West
BMF: 2 Chainz, Ne-Yo
Boiling Point sequel: Steven Ogg
Eric: Wade Allain-Marcus
Fool Me Once: Richard Armitage, Michelle Keegan, Joanna Lumley, Emmett J.Scanlan, Dino Fetscher, Adeel Akhtar
A Gentleman in Moscow: Mary Elizabeth Winstead
How to Die Alone: Conrad Ricamora, KeiLyn Durrel Jones, Jocko Sims, Bashir Salahuddin
HPI: Javicia Leslie, Deniz Akdeniz, Judy Reyes
The Hurt Unit: Ashley Romans (replacing Jaime Lee Kirchner), Melissa George
The Night Agent: Kari Matchett
Only Murders in the Building: Ashley Park
The Santa Clauses: Eric Stonestreet
Sex Education: Jodie Turner-Smith
The Sticky: Margo Martindale, Chris Diamantopoulos
Umbrella Academy: Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally, David Cross
Wonder Man: Lauren Glazier

(Image courtesy of CBS.)

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