Caffeine – TV News – January 16th Edition

Well, the holiday lull is definitely over – we’re back with a ton of TV news this week, including a bunch of fan-favorite renewals!

Premiere dates:

February 3rd: Murderville
February 24th: Legacies

March 11th: The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey
March 17th: Welcome to Flatch
March 20th: Riverdale (new delayed date)

April 28th: The Offer


Grey’s Anatomy, The Morning Show, Station 19, Emily in Paris (for two seasons), The Great, Godfather of Harlem, One of Us Is Lying



Other headlines:

Fox has delayed the premiere of Monarch to Fall 2022.

Charlotte Stoudt will showrun season three of The Morning Show.

Erica Saleh will showrun season two of One of Us Is Lying.

Ordered to series:

Disney+: A Santa Clause sequel limited series starring Tim Allen
FX: Limited series revival Justified: City Primeval starring Timothy Olyphant, an adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s sci-fi novel Kindred
HBO Max: A new Degrassi series
Hulu: Fictional TV reboot comedy Reboot
Onyx Collective on Hulu: Literary thriller limited series The Plot starring Mahershala Ali

Pilot orders:

ABC: Jo Koy comedy Josep
NBC: A Quantum Leap reboot, missing persons drama Found

In development:

AMC: Washington, DC satirical drama A Message from the State from Olivia Nuzzi, an adaptation of Wesley Lowery’s Black Lives Matter book They Can’t Kill Us All
Apple TV+: A limited series about the Little Rock 9
BET+: Detective drama Cayne
CBS: A semi-autobiographical comedy from and starring comedian Earthquake, teen parents comedy Unplanned in Akron
The CW: A female-led Zorro reimagining, Arrowverse series Justice U starring David Ramsey
Disney+: A Real Steel series from Shawn Levy
Fox: A semi-autobiographical sitcom from and starring DL Hughley, a series adaptation of Taylor Sheridan’s film Hell or High Water
HBO Max: Historical Black millionaire series The Other Hamilton from Don Cheadle and Steven Soderbergh
Lionsgate: An adaptation of Daniel Woodrell’s crime novels The Bayou Trilogy
NBC: A Life Goes On sequel series from Nkechi Okoro Carroll
Paramount+: A reboot of Soapdish with Whoopi Goldberg, Black woman construction magnate drama Construction
Showtime: Parenting magical realism comedy Blocks

Promoted to series regular:

Killing Eve: Camille Cottin
Shadow & Bone: Danielle Galligan, Calahan Skogman, Daisy Head

Guest stars:

black-ish: Andrew Bachelor (aka KingBach), Kent Bazemore, Simone Biles, Jeanie Buss, Daveed Diggs, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Vivica A. Fox, Montrezl Harrell, Dwight Howard, Magic Johnson, DeAndre Jordan, Malik Monk, Isaiah Mustafa, Kendrick Nunn, Rajon Rondo, Reid Scott, Stephen A. Smith
Home Economics: Cheech Marin
Only Murders in the Building: Shirley MacLaine, Amy Schumer


DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Matt Letscher


All the Light We Cannot See: Mark Ruffalo, Hugh Laurie
Bad Monkey: Ana Villafañe, Rob Delaney, Ahmed Elhaj, Arturo Luis Soria
The Crown: Humayun Saeed
The Flight Attendant: Sharon Stone
GenZeroes: Aleks Paunovic
Good Sam: Sendhil Ramamurthy
Immigrant: Murray Bartlett
Interview with the Vampire: Christian Robinson
Killing Eve: Anjana Vasan, Robert Gilbert, Marie-Sophie Ferdane
The Last of Us: Storm Reid
National Treasure: Lyndon Smith, Zuri Reed, Jake Austin Walker, Antonio Cipriano, Jordan Rodrigues
NCIS: Hawai’i: Beulah Koale
The Patient: Domhnall Gleeson, Linda Emond, Laura Niemi, Andrew Leeds
Perry Mason: Mark O’Brien
Power Book II: Ghost: David Walton, Monique Curnen, Moria Brown
Promised Land: Yul Vazquez, Julio Macias, Ariana Guerra, Kerri Medders, Tom Amandes, Natalia del Riego, Miguel Angel Garcia
Reboot: Judy Greer (replacing Leslie Bibb)
Reginald the Vampire: Mandela Van Peebles, Em Haine, Aren Buchholz, Savannah Basley, Marguerite Hanna, Georgia Waters
Shadow & Bone: Lewis Tan, Patrick Gibson, Anna Leong Brophy, Jack Wolfe
Super Pumped: Ian Alda, Sonny Valicenti, Ben Feldman, Rob Morrow, Rama Vallury, Eva Victor
This Is Us: Vanessa Bell Calloway
The White Lotus: Aubrey Plaza

(Image courtesy of ABC.)

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