Caffeine – TV News – March 11th Edition

Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead this morning if you’re somewhere with Daylight Savings Time! And then buckle in because we’ve got a ton of pilot castings and other TV news this week.

Premiere dates:

April 7th: Ransom

May 28th: SIX

June 4th: Dietland
June 22nd: Marvel’s Luke Cage


Black Mirror, The Good Doctor, Schitt’s Creek


The Librarians

Other headlines:

Now that Jeffrey Tambor has left the show, Transparent will probably not return until next year.

The CW will air sci-fi drama The Outpost this summer.

ABC reportedly shelved a political episode of black-ish over creative differences.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is shooting its season two premiere in Paris.

There’s a Sopranos movie prequel in the works.

Pilot/first episode directors:

His Dark Materials: Tom Hooper
Lovecraft Country: Yann Demange

Ordered to series:

Disney streaming service: A live-action Star Wars series from Jon Favreau
Netflix: An Australian comedy series from Chris Lilley
USA Network: A Suits spinoff starring Gina Torres

Acquired for the U.S.:

Acorn: British crime drama No Offence

In development:

BBC/FX: Martin Freeman parenting comedy Breeders
Bravo: A limited series about Beatles manager Brian Epstein
Crown International Pictures: A series adaptation of science fiction movie Galaxina
FOX: Darkly comic mystery series Paradise Cove
MGM Television: Comics adaptation Hiding in Time
Point Grey Pictures: An adaptation of British comedy Plebs from Seth Rogen
Showtime: Nordic crime dark comedy Fallet

Leaving their shows:

Grey’s Anatomy: Jessica Capshaw, Sarah Drew

Promoted to series regular:

SMILF: Raven Goodwin

Guest stars:

Doctor Who: Alan Cumming
Mom: Patti LuPone
Station 19: Marla Gibbs, Brenda Song
Superior Donuts: Addison Russell


Law & Order: SVU: Stephanie March
Once Upon a Time: Beverley Elliott


$1: John Carroll Lynch, Nathaniel Martello-White, Philip Ettinger, Chris Denham, Kirrilee Berger, Gracie Lawrence, Leslie Odom Jr., Jeff Perry, Sturgill Simpson
Abby’s: Nelson Franklin, Jessica Chaffin, Leonard Ouzts
Animal Kingdom: Gil Birmingham, Dichen Lachman
Bless This Mess: Dax Shepard
The Bold Type: Luca James Lee, Siobhan Murphy
The Boys: Laz Alonso, Jack Quaid
Catch-22: Christopher Abbott
Charmed: Madeleine Mantock
Chiefs: Jorja Fox
Dead Inside: Christine Ko, Lyndon Smith (replacing Joey King), Erica Cerra
The End of the World As We Know It: Liam Garrigan
The Enemy Within: Cassandra Freeman, Kelli Garner
False Profits: Vanessa Williams, Ben Lawson, Mark L. Young, Marcus Coloma
Fam: Brian Stokes Mitchell, Sheryl Lee Ralph
FBI: Connie Nielsen, Jeremy Sisto
The Finest: Michael Beach, Frances Turner, Aubin Wise, Eric Balfour, Dorian Missick, Gerard Celasco, Zoe Robins
The Fix: Scott Cohen, Marc Blucas
For Love: Rachel Skarsten, Isabella Russo, Lex Scott Davis, Wole Parks, Chloe Wepper
Friends-in-Law: Devere Rogers, John Gemberling
Get Christie Love: Khandi Alexander, Shea Buckner, Juan Javier Cardenas
Good Omens: Nick Offerman
Grand Hotel: Wendy Raquel Robinson, Shalim Ortiz, Denyse Tontz, Anne Winters, Bryan Craig, Lincoln Younes
His Dark Materials: Dafne Keen, Lin-Manuel Miranda
Homecoming: Alex Karpovsky, Dermot Mulroney
I Mom So Hard: Tymberlee Hill
In Between Lives: Yusuf Gatewood
In the Dark: Kathleen York, Derek Webster
L.A. Confidential: Mark Webber, Shea Whigham, Alana Arenas
Like Family: Rebecca Mader, Kether Donohue, Blake Anderson
Main Justice: Peter Gallagher, Deborah Ayorinde
Manifest: Luna Blaise
A Million Little Things: Allison Miller, Stephanie Szostak
The Mission: Wood Harris
Most Likely To: Lesli Margherita
The Originals spinoff: Matt Davis, Danielle Rose Russell, Aria Shahghasemi, Quincy Fouse, Kaylee Bryant, Jenny Boyd
Our People: Beth Behrs
Pandas in New York: Hina Abdullah, Dan O’Brien, Bernard White, Gita Reddy
Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists: Kelly Rutherford, Sydney Park, Eli Brown, Hayley Erin
Red Line: Noah Wyle, Vinny Chhibber, Howard Charles, Elizabeth Laidlaw
Rel: Angel Laketa Moore
Roswell: Nathan Parsons, Tyler Blackburn, Lily Cowles, Michael Vlamis, Heather Hemmens, Michael Trevino
Salvage: Lacretta, Emily Althaus, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Joelle Carter, Evan Parke
Search & Destroy: Taylor Dearden, Aubrey Peeples
Single Parents: Kimrie Lewis, Jake Choi
Sorry for Your Loss: Janet McTeer
Staties: Justin Johnson Cortez
Steps: Ginnifer Goodwin
Suspicion: Jeri Ryan, Raul Esparza
Three Rivers: Stephanie Styles
Untitled ABC 1970s Irish-Catholic family comedy pilot: Sawyer Barth
Untitled ABC mental illness family comedy pilot: Brooke Elliott
Untitled ABC resort worker comedy pilot: Derek Richardson
Untitled FOX Erin Foster family comedy pilot: Jane Leeves, Christine Woods
Untitled FOX Katie Holmes FBI drama pilot: Ian Harding, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Christian Camargo
Untitled NBC Bellevue hospital drama pilot: Ryan Eggold
Untitled NBC working mother comedy pilot: Zach Cherry
Untitled Netflix Sabrina the Teenage Witch series: Bronson Pinchot

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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