This week’s TV news is starting to look more . . . normal, with a bunch of premiere dates, new shows in development, and even some shows getting back to casting.
October 4th: The Good Lord Bird
Brooklyn Nine-Nine is reportedly scrapping what it had written for next season and starting over in light of the current protests against racism and police brutality.
YouTube’s Cobra Kai is moving to Netflix.
Y: The Last Man and American Horror Stories are moving to FX on Hulu.
NBC has announced which pilots they’re still planning to film this year and which they’re pushing.
Ordered to series:
Amazon: Mystery-comedy Nancy Wu Done It
Apple TV+: High school reunion murder mystery comedy The Afterparty
Hulu/BBC: Sally Rooney adaptation Conversations with Friends
NBC: Social distancing comedy Connecting
Acquired for the U.S.:
Apple TV+: Israeli neo-noir thriller Losing Alice
CBS TV Studios: An adaptation of Hugh Howey’s sci-fi novel Half Way Home
ChorMedia/Holmgard: An interactive series based on the Lone Wolf gamebooks
Fremantle: A series about Boris Johnson’s handling of coronavirus
Gaumont: A miniseries adaptation of The Phantom of the Opera from Anthony Horowitz
HBO Max: An anthology series based on Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers starting with a season about Dr. Anthony Fauci, dystopian thriller In Memoriam, Marlon Wayans comedy Book of Marlon
ITV: A miniseries based on criminal surgeon Ian Paterson
Quibi: Dark romance series Love Lindsey, Forever
Skydance Television: An adaptation of Korean fantasy drama Hotel Del Luna
ViacomCBS/Miramax: Crime series The Turkish Detective
Wild Nest Pictures: An adaptation of WWI novels The Mayfair 100
ZA/UM/dj2: A TV adaptation of game Disco Elysium
Lucifer: Rob Benedict
Another Life: Tongayi Chirisa, Dillon Casey, Shannon Chan-Kent, Kurt Yaeger
Big Sky: Jade Pettyjohn
Langdon: Valorie Curry, Eddie Izzard, Sumalee Montano, Rick Gonzalez, Beau Knapp
Nine Perfect Strangers: Luke Evans
(Image courtesy of Syfy.)