Caffeine – TV News – January 13th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us spring premieres and news of the fate of a long-running favorite …

Premiere dates:

February 8th: White Dragon

March 27th: Jane the Virgin

April 4th: In the Dark
April 15th: Legends of Tomorrow
April 16th: Bless This Mess
April 30th: The 100

May 2nd: iZombie

Other headlines:

Criminal Minds has been renewed for a fifteenth and final season of ten episodes.

Whiskey Cavalier will air in ABC’s post-Oscars slot.

ABC has ordered three additional episodes of Grey’s Anatomy.

Jesse L. Martin has returned from his medical leave and is back to filming The Flash.

SJ Clarkson will direct the Game of Thrones prequel pilot.

Kat Coiro will direct the pilot of Happy Accident.

Ordered to series:

Netflix: Leigh Bardugo fantasy series Shadow and Bone
Sky: Police comedy Code 404

Pilot orders:

CBS: Supernatural religion drama Evil
NBC: Psychological drama Prism, legal drama Bluff City Law, musical dramedy Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, thriller Emergence

In development:

CBS TV Studios: An adaptation of Michael Chabon alternate history novel The Yiddish Policemen’s Union
Duchess Street Productions: Crime drama Reasonable Doubt starring Maxine Peake
HBO: IVF comedy Counterfeit
TBS: A remake of German comedy Arthur’s Law
Warner Bros TV: An adaptation of Alice Feeney novel Sometimes I Lie starring Sarah Michelle Gellar

Leaving their shows:

The Orville: Halston Sage

Guest stars:

The Conners: Peter Gallagher
The Good Doctor: Daniel Dae Kim
Supergirl: Jonathan Bennett
This Is Us: Phylicia Rashad
Weird City: Sara Gilbert, Dylan O’Brien, Ed O’Neill, Rosario Dawson, Michael Cera, Laverne Cox, LeVar Burton, Awkwafina, Yvette Nicole Brown, Auli’i Cravalho, Trevor Jackson, Steven Yeun, Eugene Cordero, Gillian Jacobs, Hannah Simone, Malcolm Barrett, Mark Hamill


Curb Your Enthusiasm: Saverio Guerra
Supernatural: Kurt Fuller
Veronica Mars: Adam Rose


Ambitions: Brian Bosworth, Gino Anthony Pesi, Kayla Smith
Claws: Juan Riedinger
Divorce: James Lesure
Game of Thrones prequel: Toby Regbo, Ivanno Jeremiah, Georgie Henley, Naomi Ackie, Denise Gough, Jamie Campbell Bower, Sheila Atim, Alex Sharp
GLOW: Breeda Wool
Godfather of Harlem: Kathrine Narducci
Good Trouble: Hailie Sahar
Grown-ish: Katherine Moennig
Hightown: James Badge Dale
The Hunt: Al Pacino
L.A.’s Finest: Jake Busey
Legion: Lauren Tsai
The New Pope: Mark Ivanir, Henry Goodman, Ulrich Thomsen, Massimo Ghini
NYPD Blue revival: Kim Delaney, Bill Brochtrup
Raised by Wolves: Travis Fimmel
The Rookie: Sarah Shahi
Stargirl: Luke Wilson
Watchmen: Hong Chau

(Image courtesy of CBS.)

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