Caffeine – TV News – November 24th Edition

We’ve got a bunch of TV news this week in preparation for things quieting down a bit for the holidays!

Premiere dates:

December 6th: Fuller House

January 10th: AJ and the Queen
January 21st: Project Blue Book
January 23rd: Station 19, Grey’s Anatomy, A Million Little Things (new timeslots)
January 28th: Miracle Workers

February 11th: For Life
February 16th: War of the Worlds
February 23rd: Better Call Saul


The Lord of the Rings, Servant, Back to Life, Black Summer


Marvel’s Runaways (after the upcoming third season)

Other headlines:

DC Universe show Stargirl will also air on the CW the day after each episode premieres.

Niki Caro will produce and direct multiple episodes of Daisy Jones and the Six.

Larysa Kondracki will EP Amazon’s Them: Covenant.

Ordered to series:

ITV: Serial killer miniseries Des starring David Tennant
Netflix: Vikings sequel Vikings: Valhalla, female-driven dramedy Maid from John Wells and Margot Robbie
Quibi: A contemporary update of Hollywood studio system movie Swimming with Sharks

Pilot orders:

FX: A technological crisis comedy starring Chris Messina and Ari Graynor
Showtime: Vanessa Bayer comedy Big Deal

In development:

ABC: Autobiographical family comedy The Turners, friendship comedy Text Me When You Get Home, L.A. private school comedy Valley Trash, comedy Once More
Big Talk: An adaptation of African noir novel Making Wolf
Carnival Films: An adaptation of Charles Soule’s upcoming sci-fi novel Anyone
CBS: A female sports app developer comedy, an adaptation of British comedy Ghosts, siblings comedy Who Gets Dad?
The CW: An adaptation of Scott Westerfeld’s fantasy series Midnighters
FOX: A nuclear submarine workplace comedy, an Oliver Sacks medical drama, talking cat comedy Tigsley starring Louie Anderson, comedy Football Book Club
Fremantle: Mystery thriller adaptation The Robber Baron’s Daughter
HBO Max: CIA interns comedy Classified
NBC: Couples true crime comedy Private Dickersons, action thriller drama Escape, CDC drama Epidemic, an adaptation of British immigrant comedy Home, relationship comedy Falling/Apart
Netflix: A Chinatown prequel from Robert Towne and David Fincher
Parkes+MacDonald: Adaptations of novels My Lady Jane and People Like Her
Quibi: Dystopian dating app comedy Unmatched, contemporary Turn of the Screw
Searchlight TV: True crime limited series The Man in the Rockefeller Suit
Showtime: A dramedy based on Jacob Tobia’s memoir Sissy
WBTV: Dark comedy Canceled

Guest stars:

American Gods: Danny Trejo, Julia Sweeney, Wale
The Bold Type: Chord Overstreet
Chicago Fire: Hanako Greensmith
Doctor Who: Stephen Fry, Lenny Henry, Goran Višnjić, Robert Glenister
Madam Secretary: Crystal Dunn, Allie Long, Ashlyn Harris, Ali Krieger, Cicely Thompson, Tyne Daly
Power: Cedric the Entertainer, Geoffrey Owens, Brandon Michael Hall, Mark Feuerstein
Riverdale: Gina Torres
Stumptown: Inbar Lavi


Lizzie McGuire: Adam Lamberg


Carol’s Second Act: Adam Rose
The Chi: Cory Hardrict, Joel Steingold, Salvador Chacon
Coyote: Juan Pablo Raba
Daisy Jones and the Six: Riley Keough, Camila Morrone
Emma: Mira Sorvino, Rory Culkin, Hannah Murray, Michael Gaston
The Flash: Efrat Dor
Genius: Aretha: David Cross
The Gilded Age: Denée Benton, Louisa Jacobson, Taissa Farmiga, Blake Ritson, Simon Jones
I Know This Much Is True: Aisling Franciosi, John Procaccino, Rob Huebel, Philip Ettinger, Michael Greyeyes
Impeachment: American Crime Story: Margo Martindale
L.A.’s Finest: Adam Rose, Taylor Black
Line of Duty: Kelly Macdonald
Lisey’s Story: Joan Allen
Roswell, New Mexico: Jamie Clayton
The Staircase: Harrison Ford
Station Eleven: Matilda Lawler
The Watch: Anna Chancellor, James Fleet, Ingrid Oliver, Ruth Madeley, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Bianca Simone Mannie
Yellowjackets: Juliette Lewis, Christina Ricci, Ella Purnell, Sammi Hanratty, Sophie Thatcher, Sophie Nélisse, Steven Krueger, Amy Okuda
Untitled CBS Studios James Comey miniseries: Jonathan Banks, Richard Thomas, Seann Gallagher
Untitled NBC L.A. mayor comedy: Holly Hunter
Untitled Quibi Liam Hemsworth action thriller: Jimmy Akingbola, Sarah Gadon, Zach Cherry

(Image courtesy of the History Channel.)

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