Caffeine – TV News – October 10th Edition

This week we’ve got a bunch of TV news from New York Comic Con and more!

Premiere dates:

October 31st: Doctor Who: Flux

November 18th: Star Trek: Discovery
November 24th: Hanna

December 1st: Lost in Space
December 10th: The Expanse
December 17th: With Love

January 9th: All Creatures Great and Small
January 16th: Brittania
January 23rd: Billions

February 20th: The Walking Dead




Better Things (after the upcoming fifth season), Dash & Lily

Other headlines:

Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies has added to its creative team.

Tori Sampson has joined The Secret Lives of Church Ladies as a co-creator, writer, and EP.

Pilot Getaway is not moving forward at NBC.

Ordered to series:

Disney+: An adaptation of Gene Luen Yang’s graphic novel American Born Chinese
FX: Psychological thriller The Patient starring Steve Carell
HBO Max: Finnish art fraud crime drama ID
Hulu: An adaptation of Esi Edugyan’s novel Washington Black from and starring Sterling K. Brown, true crime drama Candy starring Jessical Biel (replacing the originally announced Elisabeth Moss)
ITV: Medical thriller The Suspect starring Aidan Turner
Netflix: An adaptation of Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher from Mike Flanagan, That ’70s Show spinoff That ’90s Show
Spectrum Originals/BritBox UK: Ben Macintyre Cold War spy adaptation A Spy Among Friends starring Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce

Pilot orders:

ABC: An L.A. Law sequel series starring Blair Underwood

In development:

1212 Entertainment/Anonymous Content: A limited series based on Ursula K. Le Guin’s novel The Dispossessed
A+E Studios: An adaptation of Sue Grafton’s Kinsey Milhone mystery series
Anonymous Content/wiip: Facebook drama Doomsday Machine starring Claire Foy
Buccaneer Media: Trainspotting sequel series The Blade Artist starring Robert Carlyle
CBS Studios: Mystery drama Oderbruch
Disney+: A WandaVision spinoff starring Kathryn Hahn
eOne: An adaptation of Jackie Collins’ Lovers & Gamblers from Sarah Phelps
HBO: A dark comedy about a closeted gay teen in 2000
HBO Max: An adaptation of Stacy Willingham’s novel A Flicker in the Dark
Lionsgate TV: A scripted series based on the ongoing Murdaugh family true crime story
Mind Riot Entertainment: A Gamergate series from Brianna Wu
NBCUniversal: Thriller adaptation The Task Lyst
Starzplay/Sony Pictures TV: Series XRey about Spain’s former king Juan Carlos I
Stone Village TV: An adaptation of Purdue Pharma bankruptcy book Unsettled
TBS: A horror comedy series based on Irish film Extra Ordinary

Leaving their shows:

Billions: Damian Lewis
Riverdale: Mark Consuelos

Promoted to recurring:

United States of Al: Azita Ghanizada

Promoted to series regular:

All American: Hunter Clowdus
DC’s Stargirl: Joel McHale
Power Book II: Ghost: Larenz Tate

Guest stars:

Riverdale: Kiernan Shipka


DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Wentworth Miller


B Positive: Michelle Ortiz (replacing Rosa Salazar)
The Boys: Frances Turner, Kristin Booth, Jack Doolan
Casualty: Arin Smethurst
Coercion: Akende Munalula, Shacai O’Neal, Lily Keene, Margot Catherine Terry
Freeridge: Bryana Salaz, Keyla Monterroso Mejia, Ciara Riley Wilson, Shiv Pai
Interview with the Vampire: Bailey Bass
Law & Order: Organized Crime: Gregg Henry
Lightyears: Lily Cardone, Lowrey Brown
The Offer: Eric Balfour
One of Us Is Lying: Alimi Ballard
Our Kind of People: Melissa De Sousa, McKinley Freeman
Painkiller: Taylor Kitsch, Ana Cruz Kayne, Tyler Ritter, John Ales, Sam Anderson, Carolina Bartczak, Jack Mulhern, Ron Lea
Power Book III: Raising Kanan: KJ Smith
Promised Land: Bellamy Young
Shelter: Constance Zimmer
Super Pumped: Darren Pettie, Noah Weisberg, Mark Gessner, Joel Kelley Dauten
The Wheel of Time: Ceara Coveney, Natasha O’Keeffe, Meera Syal
When Hope Calls: Daniel Lissing
Untitled ABC Alaska journalism drama: Jeff Perry

(Image courtesy of PBS.)

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