Caffeine – TV News – November 20th Edition

TV news is starting to slow down a little for the holidays, but we’ve got a bunch of bits and pieces to catch up on this week!

Premiere dates:

January 13th: Hunters
January 15th: The Way Home

February 23rd: True Lies, Bel-Air


The White Lotus


Hunters (after the upcoming second season)

Other headlines:

If you don’t have Disney+ but you’re curious about Andor, there are going to be a bunch of places ot watch the first two episodes this week.

Season three of Resident Alien has been cut back to eight episodes.

Neve Campbell mystery drama Avalon is not moving forward at ABC.

Ordered to series:

Apple TV+: A comedy about a movie studio from Seth Rogen
BBC: An adaptation of Douglas Stuart’s novel Shuggie Bain
BBC/Amazon Freevee: Thriller Boat Story starring Daisy Haggard and Paterson Joseph
Bounce: Friendship comedy Act Your Age starring Kym Whitley, Tisha Campbell, and Yvette Nicole Brown
MGM+: Spider-Man spinoff Silk: Spider Society
Onyx Collective at Hulu: Natasha Rothwell comedy series How to Die Alone

In development:

Amazon Freevee: Dark comedy Dirty Deed
Amazon Prime: An anthology series based on nonfiction book Confident Women from Bob Greenblatt and Allison Janney
Amazon Studios: An ROTC drama directed and EPed by Spike Lee
CBS: Workplace comedy Talk Nerdy to Me from Dana Schwartz, family comedy The Hilsons
iGeneration Studios: An adaptation of Simon Mayo’s thriller Knife Edge
Made Up Stories/Fifth Season/Kindling Pictures: An adaptation of Ewan Morrison’s darkly comic thriller How to Survive Everything
NBC: Family drama Life, Changing
Netflix: A drama series about the “gringo hunters” Mexican police unit
Sister: A series adaptation of Greek film Apples

Guest stars:

Call Me Kat: Vicki Lawrence
Home Economics: Danny Pudi
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Jay Duplass, Timothy Omundson


Chief of War: Luciane Buchanan, Te Ao o Hinepehinga, Kaina Makua, Moses Goods, Siua Ikale’o, Brandon Finn, James Udom, Mainei Kinimaka, Te Kohe Tuhaka
Doctor Who: Millie Gibson
For All Mankind: Svetlana Efremova
The Goldbergs: Isabella Gomez
Lioness: Sam Asghari, Carla Mansour, Adam Budron, Martin Donovan
La Máquina: Lucía Méndez, Jorge Perugorría, Karina Gidi, Raul Briones, Luis Gnecco
Significant Other: Mark Heap, Kéllé Bryan, Shaun Williamson, Ben Bailey Smith, Sue Vincent, Olivia Poulet, Will Ash
Straight Man: Alvina August
We Were the Lucky Ones: Robin Weigert, Lior Ashkenazi
Young Rock: Dawnn Lewis

(Image courtesy of the Hallmark Channel.)

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