Caffeine – TV News – November 7th Edition

We’ve got a ton of winter premiere dates and other updates in this week’s TV news!

Premiere dates:

December 1st: Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
December 3rd: PEN15
December 7th: Abbott Elementary (preview episode)
December 15th: Special holiday episodes of Kenan, Mr. Mayor, Young Rock
December 16th: Station Eleven
December 20th: Dynasty (preview episodes)
December 21st: Fantasy Island holiday special

January 4th: Abbott Elementary (regular premiere), black-ish
January 6th: Women of the Movement
January 9th: The Righteous Gemstones
January 11th: Superman & Lois, Naomi
January 24th: Promised Land, Snowpiercer

February 21st: All American: Homecoming

March 9th: Kung Fu
March 11st: Charmed, Dynasty (regular premiere)


Heels, Fantasy Island, Miracle Workers, Tacoma FD, Wu-Tang: An American Saga (for a thrid and final season)


Hanna (after its upcoming third season)

Ordered to series:

Channel 5: Thriller Witness No.3 starring Nina Toussaint-White
Netflix: Colombian drug lord limited series Griselda starring Sofia Vergara, a scripted comedy from and starring Mo Amer, an adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s A Man in Full from Regina King and David E. Kelley
TBS: Damon Wayans Jr. comedy Kill the Orange-Faced Bear

Acquired for North America:

BritBox: British thriller The Tower

Pilot orders:

HBO Max: Family comedy Camp Friends

In development:

ABC: Black barbershop/beauty salon sitcom Choped & Screwed, university thriller drama No Good Deed, spy drama Candygram
CBS: 90s startup comedy AOK from Johnny Galecki
The CW: Korean drama W: Two Worlds adaptation Angel City
Hidden Empire: A scripted series about hip-hop mogul Master P
Playground Entertainment: A series based on Korean graphic novel Moms
Scholastic Entertainment: A series based on The Royal Diaries books
Talipot Studio: An historical drama about Maximilian and Carlota’s attempt to rule Mexico
TNT: A Roswell drama

Not moving forward:

Amazon: Hot Pink
The CW: The 100 prequel

Leaving their shows:

The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers: Emilio Estevez

Promoted to recurring:

Grey’s Anatomy: Lynn Chen

Promoted to series regular:

Heels: Trey Tucker, Robby Ramos
Made for Love: Sarunas J. Jackson
Perry Mason: Diarra Kilpatrick
The Rookie: Jenna Dewan

Guest stars:

Grace and Frankie: Dolly Parton
Made for Love: Paula Abdul


Roswell, New Mexico: Shiri Appleby


Abbott Elementary: William Stanford Davis
Avatar: The Last Airbender: Daniel Dae Kim
The Blacklist: Colby Lewis
The Book of Boba Fett: Jennifer Beals
Chicago Fire: Brett Dalton
Daisy Jones & The Six: Timothy Olyphant
High Desert: Matt Dillon, Rupert Friend, Weruche Opia, Brad Garrett, Bernadette Peters, Christine Taylor
How I Met Your Father: Kim Cattrall
Law & Order: Jeffrey Donovan
Made for Love: Chris Diamantopoulos, Angela Lin
Monarch: Callum Kerr, Kevin Cahoon, Reshma Shetty, Damon Dayoub, D.W. Moffett
Perry Mason: Katherine Waterston, Peter Mendoza, Hope Davis, Jon Chaffin, Fabrizio Guido, Onohoua Rodriguez, Jee Young Han
Power Book III: Raising Kanan: Tracy Perez
Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin: Cristala Carter, Derek Klena, Kate Jennings Grant, Robert Stanton, Jennifer Ferrin, Lilla Crawford, Brian Altemus, Anthony Ordonez, Jeffrey Bean
The Rising: Matthew McNulty
The Rookie: Peyton List, James Remar
Roswell, New Mexico: Rekha Sharma
Smallwood: Julie White
Three Women: Jason Ralph, Blair Redford
Tom Jones: Hannah Waddingham
The Wonder Years: Richard Gant, Spence Moore II
Wool: Harriet Walter, Avi Nash, Chinaza Uche

(Image courtesy of HBO Max.)

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