Caffeine – TV News – January 8th Edition

Happy new year and welcome to our first Caffeine TV news roundup of 2023!

Premiere dates:

January 8th: Vienna Blood
January 24th: 9-1-1: Lone Star (new date)

February 1st: The Ark
February 22nd: Snowfall
February 23rd: Outer Banks
February 24th: Liaison

March 19th: Call the Midwife, Marie Antoinette


Wednesday, Fire Country


61st Street, 1899, Astrid & Lilly Save the World

Other TV news headlines:

Fox has changed the scheduling a bit for The Resident‘s two-hour finale.

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson says he’s working on three BMF spinoffs as well as an 8 Mile show with Eminem.

Bob Odenkirk’s upcoming AMC series will now be called Lucky Hank.

Heather Zuhlke will be interim showrunner of BMF while Randy Huggins is on medical leave.

Ordered to series:

NBC: Crime drama The Irrational starring Jesse L. Martin
Paramount+: An adaptation of Jane Casey’s crime novel The Killing Kind
Peacock: A horror thriller based on Robert McCammon’s Stinger

In development:

ABC: Office comedy Boss
Amazon: An adaptation of Nick Cutter’s underwater thriller The Deep
CBS Studios: A medical drama based on paramedic memoir Riding the Lightning
Disney+: An adaptation of C.J. Sansom’s Tudor detective novels Shardlake
Eleven: An adaptation of Oliver Taylor and Dillon Mapletoft’s depression play Fix My Brain
Peacock: Family mystery drama Freeman from Julie Plec
Sky Studios: Parenting comedy They F**k You Up directed by Peter Capaldi

Not moving forward:

AMC: Invitation to a Bonfire, Demascus

Guest stars:

The Conners: Eric Allan Kramer
George & Tammy: Georgette Jones
NCIS: Hawai’i: Jake Weber
Single Drunk Female: Molly Ringwald
Yellowjackets: Jason Ritter


9-1-1: Lone Star: Lyndsy Fonseca
The Flash: David Ramsey, Keiynan Lonsdale, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Stephen Amell


Agatha: Coven of Chaos: Patti LuPone, Debra Jo Rupp
The Border: Josué Guerra
Chicago Med: T.V. Carpio
Citadel: Varun Dhawan
Cross: Siobhan Murphy
Eric: Benedict Cumberbatch (though not confirmed as of this writing)
Fargo: Lukas Gage
Lioness: Nicole Kidman
Never Have I Ever: Jeff Garlin
One Day: Joely Richardson
Open Book: Gillian Vigman
Presumed Innocent: Ruth Negga
Riverdale: Nicholas Barasch, Karl Walcott
Yellowjackets: Nicole Maines, François Arnaud, Nia Sondaya

(Image courtesy of PBS.)

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