Caffeine – TV News – October 13th Edition

Well, here we go – this week’s TV news brings us the first new show picked up for a full season! (No cancellations yet.) But first . . .

Premiere dates:

November 5th: The End of the F***ing World

December 4th: Vikings


Couples Therapy, Search Party, Harrow

Picked up for full seasons:

Prodigal Son

Other headlines:

The CW has ordered three more episodes of All American.

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series will have a preview airing on November 8th on ABC, the Disney Channel, and Freeform.

Author Diana Gabaldon is writing an episode of Outlander.

Ioan Gruffudd will direct an episode of Harrow.

Search Party is moving to HBO Max.

Upcoming event series A Moody Christmas is now called The Moodys.

Jared Padalecki’s Walker drama in development has landed at the CW.

Erik Oleson is taking over as Carnival Row showrunner.

PBS has acquired European detective drama remake Van der Valk for the U.S.

Ordered to series:

Acorn/RTE: Irish comedy-drama The South Westerlies
Apple TV+: WWII event series Masters of the Air from Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks
BBC/RTL: Kim Wall murder investigation drama The Investigation
HBO/Canal Plus: A series adaptation of Maniac Cop
ITV: Crime drama White House Farm

In development:

1212 Entertainment: An adaptation of YA fantasy The House of Salt and Sorrows
ABC: Female-led Philadelphia detective drama Philadelphia Special, soapy realtor drama Bridge and Tunnel, Navy flight school drama Adversaries, Mandy Moore drama 90s Popstar
ABC Signature: An adaptation of Tea Obreht’s historical novel Inland
Amazon Studios: A series based on Leigh Bardugo’s Ninth House
BRON Studios: An English-language remake of Call My Agent!
CBS: Science workplace comedy CDC, military comedy The United States of Al
Charlie Matthau: Paranormal YA adaptation Freaky Deaky High
The CW: Female-led MMA drama American Fighter
Fox: Tech company comedy Diversity Hire, a series about female FBI agents
NBC: Crime drama Bad Blood, Hilary Winston drama Wildfire
Picture Perfect Federation: An adaptation of the Sisi novels about Elisabeth of Austria
RubyRock Pictures: Music drama The Heartless, feminist horror anthology series Her Horror
Submarine: Terrorism thriller Proliferation

Promoted to series regular:

Dynasty: Daniella Alonso, Michael Michele, Sam Underwood, Adam Huber
FBI: John Boyd
This Is Us: Asante Blackk

Guest stars:

The Rookie: Alan Tudyk


68 Whiskey: Jade Albany
American Gods: Ashley Reyes, Herizen Guardiola, Dominique Jackson, Eric Johnson
Batwoman: Greyston Holt
Black Lightning: Wayne Brady
Black Monday: Dulé Hill, June Diane Raphael
The Bold Type: Raven-Symoné
Chicago Fire: Andy Allo
Close Up: Fivel Stewart, Anthony Keyvan, Karin Konoval, Yaani King Mondschein, Sean Blakemore, Jennifer Spence, Megan Charpentier, Alexander Grant, Van Crosby
Delilah: Nat Faxon, Nicole Byer
The End of the F***ing World: Tim Key
The Flight Attendant: Michiel Huisman, Colin Woodell
How to Get Away with Murder: Cas Anvar
Lisey’s Story: Clive Owen
Little Fires Everywhere: Britt Robertson, Kristoffer Polaha, Austin Basis, Reggie Austin
Marvel’s Helstrom: Tom Austen, Sydney Lemmon, Elizabeth Marvel, Ariana Guerra, Robert Wisdom, June Carryl, Alain Uy
The Moodys: Francois Arnaud, Josh Segarra
The President Is Missing: David Oyelowo
Prodigal Son: Michael Raymond-James, Raymond Lee
The Right Stuff: Kaley Ronayne, Jade Albany
Roswell, New Mexico: Gaius Charles, Jason Behr
The Stand: Eion Bailey, Katherine McNamara, Hamish Linklater
The Stranger: Avan Jogia, Dane DeHaan, Maika Monroe
Untitled CBS Studios James Comey miniseries: Jeff Daniels, Brendan Gleeson, Michael Kelly, Jennifer Ehle, Holly Hunter

(Image courtesy of the History Channel.)

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