Caffeine – TV News – November 21st Edition

It was a fairly light TV news week, but we’ve got some exciting premiere dates and casting updates!

Premiere dates:

December 2nd: Perfect Life
December 26th: Letterkenny (on Hulu in the U.S.)

January 11th: The Kings of Napa
January 18th: How I Met Your Father
January 20th: Single Drunk Female
January 24th: The Gilded Age
January 27th: grown-ish
January 28th: The Afterparty

February 2nd: Pam & Tommy

March 6: Shining Vale


Queen Sugar (for a seventh and final season), The Accidental Wolf


Zero Chill, The Sinner (after the current fourth season)

Other headlines:

Starz has officially revived Party Down, with most of the original cast returning.

Chloé Zhao will EP the upcoming Participant limited series about the murder of Vincent Chin.

Ordered to series:

Amazon Prime: Dark comedy workplace thriller series The Consultant starring Christoph Waltz
Netflix: Video store comedy Blockbuster starring Randall Park

Acquired for the U.S.:

Epix: British WWII drama SAS: Rogue Heroes
Hulu: British paramedic comedy Bloods

In development:

BBC: An adaptation of Monica Ali’s upcoming novel Love Marriage
BET+: Oakland activist drama The Line
Binge: A live-action series adaptation of video game Hunt: Showdown
Bound Entertainment: An adaptation of Marie Lu’s YA fantasy Legend
CBS: Prison firefighting drama Cal Fire, fulfillment center workplace comedy Fulfilled
NBC: A magician family comedy from and starring Julie Bowen, Afro-Latinx political family drama The Santos of Chicago
Sony Pictures TV: An adaptation of Jenny Mollen’s upcoming momfluencer novel City of Likes
Universal Television: An adaptation of Dick Wolf scripted podcast Dark Woods
Untitled Entertainment: A scripted limited series based on true crime book Death on Ocean Boulevard
Warner Bros. TV: A Hoop Dreams scripted drama from Lena Waithe

Leaving their shows:

9-1-1: Rockmond Dunbar

Guest stars:

The Conners: Andrew Leeds
Minx: Hope Davis, Stephen Tobolowsky


1883: Audie Rick, Marc Rissmann, Eric Nelsen, James Landry Hébert, Dawn Olivieri, Emma Malouff, Alex Fine, Gratiela Brancusi, Anna Fiamora, Nichole Galicia, Stephanie Nur, Amanda Jaros, Noah Le Gros, Martin Sensmeie
À La Carte: Pauline Dyer, Jessie Woo, Kendall Kyndall, Jenna Nolen, Courtney Burrell
Avatar: The Last Airbender: Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Lim Kay Siu, Ken Leung
Beforeigners: Paul Kaye, Ann Akinjirin, Jade Anouka, Billy Postlethwaite, Hedda Stiernstedt, Philip Rosch
Belated: Kal Penn
The Crown: Senan West
Ellen: Liz Caribel Sierra, Karan Gill, Craig Tate, Ty Olsson, Hart Bochner
The Endgame: Karl Josef Co, Massiel Mordan
Fleishman Is in Trouble: Lizzy Caplan, Jesse Eisenberg
Hello Tomorrow!: Jacki Weaver
Minx: Alicia Hannah-Kim, Amy Landecker, Gillian Jacobs, Austin Nichols, Rich Sommer
Once Upon a Time in Aztlan: Arianna Williams, Jimmy Gonzales
Star Wars: Ahsoka: Natasha Liu Bordizzo
Tell Me Lies: Jackson White
The Watcher: Jennifer Coolidge

(Image courtesy of HBO.)

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