Caffeine – TV News – March 7th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us a few more spring premiere dates and a whole bunch of casting news!

Premiere dates:

March 30th: Supergirl

April 2nd: The Serpent

May 2nd: Pose


Superman & Lois, Finding Alice


Pose (after the upcoming third season)

Pilot directors:

Queens: Tim Story

Ordered to series:

Amazon: Creepy British thriller The Devil’s Hour
Apple TV+: Anthology series Roar starring Nicole Kidman, Cynthia Erivo, Merritt Wever, and Alison Brie, a live-action adaptation of Korean webtoon Dr. Brain
BBC/BritBox: Northern Irish crime drama Hope Street
HBO: Baltimore police corruption limited series We Own the City from David Simon and George Pelecanos
IMDb TV: A Bosch spinoff
Netflix: A roommate comedy starring Emily Osment and Gregg Sulkin

Pilot orders:

CBS: Sarah Cooper book adaptation How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings, a professional bowling comedy

In development:

ABC Signature: An adaptation of Rebekah Taussig’s memoir Sitting Pretty: The View from My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body
Abundantia Entertainment: An adaptation of Indian YA spy novel Along Came a Spyder
AMC Studios: AI drama Moonhaven
Anonymous Content: An adaptation of Torrey Peters’ novel Detransition, Baby
HBO Max: 1980s family comedy The Gordita Chronicles from Eva Longoria
Hollywood Gang Productions: An adaptation of historical novel The German Girl
Lewellen Pictures: An adaptation of Megan Miranda’s The Last House Guest from Elle and Dakota Fanning
Mammoth Screen: Haitian slave uprising drama Black Spartacus
MGM/UA Television: A series about judo world champions Saeid Mollaei and Sagi Muki, Golda Meir series Lioness starring Shira Haas and EPed by Barbra Streisand
Netflix: An adaptation of Stephen King’s The Talisman from the Duffer Bros and Steven Spielberg
Paramount TV Studios: Thriller series Grace
Peacock: Romance industry drama What She Said
Sony Pictures TV: An adaptation of Wesley Chu’s War Arts Saga martial arts fantasy trilogy
Starz: A limited series revival of Party Down

Promoted to series regular:

Snowpiercer: Chelsea Harris
Transplant: Torri Higginson

Guest stars:

All Rise: Amy Acker
The Blacklist: Laverne Cox
Chicago Med: Benny Mora
Made for Love: Ione Skye


Law & Order: SVU: James Morrison
NCIS: New Orleans: Callie Thorne
Station 19: Jonathan Bennett
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist: Bernadette Peters


American Rust: Dallas Roberts, Clea Lewis, Nicole Chanel Williams
Chucky: Zackary Arthur, Teo Briones, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Björgvin Arnarson, Jennifer Tilly, Devon Sawa
Dexter: Katy Sullivan
Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi series: Indira Varma
Doogie Kameāloha, M.D.: Matthew Sato, Ronny Chieng
The First Lady: Dakota Fanning
The Girl Before: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo
The Good Fight: Mandy Patinkin
Good Trouble: Catherine Haena Kim, Craig Parker
Guilty Party: Geoff Stults, Tiya Sircar, Alanna Ubach, Jules Latimer, Laurie Davidson, Andre Hyland
Harlem: Andrea Martin, Robert Ri’chard, Juani Feliz, Kate Rockwell, Sullivan Jones
Impeachment: American Crime Story: Edie Falco
In with the Devil: Ray Liotta
La Brea: Eoin Macken, Jack Martin, Jon Seda, Lily Santiago
Lightyears: Sissy Spacek, Ed O’Neill
Long Slow Exhale: Jeff Schine
Magpie Murders: Timothy Spall
Mayans M.C.: Momo Rodriguez
The Moodys: Chris Smith
National Parks: Ashlei Sharpe Chestnut, Blu Hunt, Tiffany Dupont, Guillermo Diaz
Pistol: Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Talulah Riley
Queens: Pepi Sonuga
Saints & Sinners: Thom Scott II
Ted Lasso: Sarah Niles
The Terminal List: Constance Wu, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Riley Keough
Turner & Hooch: Reginald VelJohnson
This Sceptred Isle: Ophelia Lovibond, Simon Paisley Day
True Story: Theo Rossi
The Walking Dead: Michael James Shaw
Woman in the House: Mary Holland, Shelley Hennig, Christina Anthony, Cameron Britton, Samsara Yett, Benjamin Levy Aguilar
The Wonder Years: Saycon Sengbloh
Untitled ABC Alec Baldwin/Kelsey Grammer comedy: Alec Mapa

(Image courtesy of the CW.)

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