Caffeine – TV News – November 6th Edition

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

Premiere dates:
December 14th: Star
January 1st: The Mick (special premiere time)
January 3rd: New Girl, The Mick, Bones
January 6th: Rosewood, Sleepy Hollow
January 15th: The Young Pope (which will air on Sunday and Monday nights)
January 19th: Scandal, Baskets
January 25th: Suits
February 6th: APB
February 27th: Taken

ABC has picked up American Housewife for a full season and given The Real O’Neals three more episodes.

Netflix has renewed Longmire for a sixth and final season.

Workaholics will end after season seven.

Fox has picked up Lucifer for another nine episodes, making it a full 22-episode season two.

NBC has given Timeless three more episodes, bringing it to sixteen.

The Good Wife spinoff is now called The Good Fight.

Find out who’s returning for Season 2 of Stranger Things in this cast photo.

The Odd Couple is doing a Garry Marshall tribute with a bunch of stars from his various shows.

George Schenck and Frank Cardea are the new showrunners of NCIS, following the death of Gary Glasberg.

Kevin Can Wait showrunner Bruce Helford has left and will be replaced by Rob Long.

Helen Hunt is directing the Christmas episode of This Is Us.

John Logan will showrun The Nix.

From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series has released its cast, but there’s no official word yet on whether there will be another season eventually.

The Cruel Intentions sequel series is not going forward at NBC.

In development:
ABC: A prison teacher comedy, a midwestern lesbian comedy from Ed Weeks and Mindy Kaling, hospital comedy Lakeside VA, blended family comedy Melting Potts from Kerry Washington, patient advocacy drama The Disrupters, restaurant comedy Family Style from Amy Poehler
CBS: Legal drama Rebel Law, counterterrorism drama Patriots, forensic expert drama Murder Room, sports agency assistant comedy Thankless from LeBron James
The CW: Historical PI drama Marlowe, hip-hop drama Straight Outta Heaven, lawyer turned beauty pageant coach drama Insatiable
FOX: A Cuban-American family comedy
NBC: Amusement park comedy Action Land from Mike Schur and Matt Hubbard, an Adam and Naomi Scott family comedy starring JJ Totah, Tina Fey comedy The Sackett Sisters, baseball comedy All Stars, a missing persons drama, friendship comedy Throuple written by and starring Richie Keen, Andrew Leeds, and Lindsey Kraft, an adaptation of British comedy Pulling
Showtime: An American Gigolo adaptation

Promoted to series regular:
Claws: Jack Kesy

Guest stars:
Being Mary Jane: Cardi B, Sen. Cory Booker
Kevin Can Wait: Adam Sandler
The Mindy Project: Ryan Hansen
Modern Family: Kelsey Grammer
Quantico: Javier Munoz
The Real O’Neals: Jordin Sparks
Star: Gladys Knight
This Is Us: Jimmi Simpson
Workaholics: Nina Dobrev

Bones: Betty White, Stephen Fry
Once Upon a Time: Alan Dale

24: Legacy: Moran Atias
Absentia: Patrick Heusinger
Arrow: Juliana Harkavy, Lexa Doig
Atypical: Nik Dodani
Being Mary Jane: Vanessa Angel
Billions: Eric Bogosian
Bosch: Linda Park
Chicago Med: Eddie Jemison
Cormoran Strike: Holliday Grainger
Daytime Divas: Kristen Johnson, Patti LaBelle, Rob Estes, Norm Lewis, Eve, Kelly Osbourne, Tasha Smith, La La Anthony, Debby Ryan, Janet Mock, Scott Evans
The Defenders: Deborah Ann Woll, Simone Missick, Carrie Anne Moss, Elden Henson, Eka Darville, Rosario Dawson, Rachael Taylor, Scott Glenn
Designated Survivor: Mariana Klaveno
Feud: Molly Price, Kathy Bates
The Fosters: Jared Ward
Get Shorty: Sean Bridgers, Lidia Porto, Megan Stevenson, Goya Robles, Lucy Walters, Carolyn Dodd
The Good Fight: Erica Tazel
Gotham: Ivana Milicevic
His Wives and Daughters: Jane Seymour, Gail O’Grady, Jeff Kober
iZombie: Andrew Caldwell
Lodge 49: Wyatt Russell
Me and My Grandma: Eva Gutowski, Rhea Perlman, Kayla Ewell, Shelby Rabara
A Midsummer’s Nightmare: Courtney Love
She’s Gotta Have It: Chyna Layne, Ilfenesh Hadera
The Sinner: Chris Abbott, Abby Miller, Dohn Norwood
Sleepy Hollow: Kamar de los Reyes
Strange New Things: Haley Joel Osment
Succession: Alan Ruck, Parker Sawyers, Hiam Abbass, Rob Yang, Peter Friedman
This Is Us: Denis O’Hare
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan: Abbie Cornish
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later: Jai Courtney, Samm Levine, Marlo Thomas, Joey Bragg
Untitled Seth MacFarlane space dramedy: Halston Sage, Penny Johnson Jerald

(Image courtesy of HBO.)

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