Caffeine – TV News – February 7th Edition

In this week’s TV news we’ve got more spring scheduling and a whole bunch of renewals from the CW!

Premiere dates:

March 4th: Mr. Mercedes
March 5th: Wynonna Earp
March 7th: Good Girls
March 16th: Mayans M.C.
March 22nd: Breeders
March 28th: Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (new timeslot)

April 1st: Law & Order: Organized Crime, Manifest


All American, Batwoman, Charmed, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Dynasty, The Flash, In the Dark, Legacies, Nancy Drew, Riverdale, Roswell, New Mexico, Walker, The Chef


Wynonna Earp (after its upcoming fourth season)

Other headlines:

The CW has ordered additional season one episodes of Walker and Superman & Lois.

Marilyn Manson has been removed from an upcoming episode of American Gods following abuse allegations.

The season premiere of The Walking Dead will debut on AMC+ on February 21st before it airs on TV a week later.

Supergirl star Azie Tesfai is co-writing an episode of the series.

The Sex and the City revival has announced its writing team.

Anthony Hemingway will direct the National Parks pilot.

Anthony King will showrun season two of Woke.

Ordered to series:

BBC One: Nottinghamshire crime drama Sherwood
NBC: True crime limited series The Thing About Pam from and starring Renée Zellweger
Netflix: Wilderness survival drama Breathe, ghost comedy Boo, Bitch from and starring Lana Condor
Paramount+: Yellowstone prequel Y: 1883
Starz: Catherine de Medici drama The Serpent Queen

Acquired for the U.S. and/or Canada:

Acorn TV: Swedish mystery series Backstrom

Pilot orders:

ABC: Crime drama National Parks from Kevin Costner
The CW: Spinoff All American: Homecoming about HBCU athletics (as a backdoor pilot)
Hulu: Chris Estrada comedy Punk Ass Bitch

In development:

Amazon Studios: An adaptation of New York Magazine article “Who Killed Tulum?”
Anonymous Content: A limited series based on Tiger King drug trafficker Mario Tabraue
Disney+: A drama series based in the Kingdom of Wakanda from Ryan Coogler
Fox: CIA thriller Red Widow
Fremantle: Quantum physics origin story Helgoland
HBO: A series from Alec Berg starring Michael Imperioli
HBO Max: Comedy adaptation A Boob’s Life
Keshet Studios/Universal TV: An adaptation of sci-fi comedy Save Yourselves!
Netflix: An adaptation of Christopher Pike’s The Midnight Club, an adaptation of Native American YA thriller Firekeeper’s Daughter
Pacesetter/Sreda Global: An adaptation of Hot Springs book The Vapors
Paramount+: A Frasier revival
Pinky Promise: GameStop stock saga limited series To the Moon
Sony Pictures TV: An updated version of Norman Lear’s Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman starring Emily Hampshire
Stone Village Television: An adaptation of Alex Michaelides’ upcoming mystery The Maidens

Guest stars:

The Chair: Ji Yong Lee, Mallory Low, Marcia DeBonis, Ron Crawford, Ella Rubin, Bob Stephenson


Acts of Crime: Candace Grace, Josiah Cross, Peter Mark Kendall, Molly Price
Alex Rider: Toby Stephens, Rakie Ayola, Charithra Chandran
The Chair: Nana Mensah, Bob Balaban, David Morse, Everly Carganilla
Clarice: Jen Richards
Debris: Sebastian Roché
Doogie Kameāloha, M.D.: Mapuana Makia
The Gilded Age: Sullivan Jones, Linda Emond, Michel Gill, Ward Horton
Good Sam: Edwin Hodge
Helsinki Syndrome: Peter Franzen
Law & Order: Organized Crime: Tamara Taylor
The Lincoln Lawyer: Neve Campbell, Becki Newton, Jazz Raycole, Angus Sampson
The Man Who Fell to Earth: Chiwetel Ejiofor
The Midnight Club: Igby Rigney, Aya Furukawa, Annarah Shephard, Adia, Ruth Codd, William Chris Sumpter, Sauriyan Sapkota, Zach Gilford, Samantha Sloyan, Matt Biedel, Heather Langenkamp
Peacemaker: Elizabeth Faith Ludlow, Rizwan Manji, Nhut Le
Pieces of Her: Gil Birmingham, Terry O’Quinn, Calum Worthy
Queen of the South: Pasha Lychnikoff
Rebel: Daniella Garcia
Shining Vale: Mira Sorvino, Merrin Dungey
The Shrink Next Door: Sarayu Blue
Solos: Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway, Helen Mirren, Uzo Aduba, Nicole Beharie, Anthony Mackie, Dan Stevens, Constance Wu
Stay Close: Eddie Izzard, Jo Joyner, Andi Osho, Daniel Francis, Bethany Antonia, Rachel Andrews, Poppy Gilbert, Hyoie O’Grady
Welcome to Georgia: Taran Killam

(Image courtesy of the CW.)

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