Caffeine – TV News – January 24th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – January 24th Edition

It was yet another week full of important world events, but TV news was happening too, so here’s what you might have missed!

Premiere dates:

January 27th: On the Wings of Love
January 28th: Possessions

February 14th: The Luminaries (on Starz, which just picked it up for the U.S.)
February 17th: Behind Her Eyes

March 19th: Sky Rojo

April 6th: Chad


Saved by the Bell, Snowpiercer, Bridgerton, Tyler Perry’s Sistas


Peaky Blinders (following the upcoming sixth season; the creator says a movie will follow), Year of the Rabbit

Other headlines:

Superman & Lois will have a 90-minute series premiere on February 27th, which will push the season premiere of The Flash to March 3rd.

McG will direct/EP Disney+’s Turner & Hooch reboot.

Peter Cattaneo will direct Magpie Murders.

Susanne Bier will direct and EP The First Lady.

Ordered to series:

Apple: 1960s scientist drama Lessons in Chemistry starring Brie Larson
Channel 5/Acorn TV: Thriller The Reluctant Madame Blanc
Netflix: An adaptation of YA graphic novel Heartstopper

Acquired for the U.S.:

AMC: British drama series The Beast Must Die
HBO Max: Israeli comedy-drama Uri and Ella

Pilot orders:

TBS: Comedies Kill the Orange-Faced Bear and Space

In development:

HBO: Game of Thrones prequel Tales of Dunk and Egg
Spectrum Originals: An adaptation of Don DeLillo’s Kennedy assassination novel Libra
Stampede Ventures/wiip: An adaptation of Gareth L. Powell’s sci-fi epic Embers of War
TBS: Astronomer family comedy The Quiet Zone, animal compound workplace comedy Animal Acres
TNT: An adaptation of John Grisham’s The Whistler, DC Comics history/adventure adaptation Deathbed


American Gigolo: Lizzie Brocheré, Gabriel LaBelle
The First Lady: Michelle Pfeiffer
Head of the Class: Jorge Diaz, Dior Goodjohn, Brandon Severs, Adrian Matthew Escalona, Christa Miller
Magpie Murders: Lesley Manville
She-Hulk: Ginger Gonzaga
This Sceptered Isle: Kenneth Branagh
Titans: Savannah Welch
Turner & Hooch: Matt Hamilton, Paul Campbell, Cristina Rosato
United States of Al: Farrah Mackenzie

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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