This week’s TV news brings us a lot of casting and new shows in development, plus a few more fall premiere dates!
November 3rd: Titans
The Hardy Boys (for a third and final season)
NBC has ordered six more episodes of Quantum Leap.
CBS will air a one-hour holiday episode of Ghosts on December 15th.
The current season of The Conners will have 22 episodes.
Carla Banks Waddles will showrun season two of Bel-Air.
Director Todd Field has left The Devil in the White City.
Elisabeth Röhm will direct an episode of Law & Order.
Former Navy Seal Jason Cabell will direct an episode of SEAL Team.
Ordered to series:
Acquired for the U.S.:
Amazon Freevee: A scripted adaptation of Jessica Simpson’s memoir Open Book starring Katelyn Tarver and John Stamos
ABC: Country house renovation comedy Outer Calistoga
Bound Entertainment: An adaptation of Ann Liang’s YA novel If You Could See the Sun
CBS: A father/son comedy starring Damon Wayans and Damon Wayans Jr.
The European Alliance: Journalism-based mystery drama The Kollective
HBO Max: Family drama limited series Heat Wave
Hulu: A limited series from Robert Greenblatt based on Caitlin Flanagan’s article “Death at a Penn State Fraternity”
The Imaginarium/Urban Myth Films: A series adaptation of The WIcker Man
Marenzi & Associates: Action series Operation: Kickboxer
Miramax: A Gangs of New York series from Martin Scorsese
NBC: Midwestern gay bar comedy Le Coq
Peacock: Psychological suspense series Fear based on the 1996 movie, supernatural mystery drama St. Donatus
Playground Entertainment: A drama series adaptation of non-fiction book The Cryptopians
Village Roadshow TV: An adaptation of Lana Harper’s queer fantasy romance series Witches of Thistle Grove
Wiip: An adaptation of forthcoming novel The Memo by Rachel Dodes and Lauren Mechling
Leaving their shows:
Chicago Med: Brian Tee
1923: Timothy Dalton
Animal Control: Joel McHale
Bria Mack Gets a Life: Malaika Hennie-Hamadi, Hannan Younis
Bridgerton: Hannah New
The Chelsea Detective: Vanessa Emme
Citadel: Matila De Angelis, Lorenzo Cervasio, Maurizio Lombardi, Thekla Reuten, Julia Piaton, Filippo Nigro, Bernhard Schütz
The Crossover: Yvonne Senat Jones
Dead Boy Detectives: Michael Beach, Joshua Colley, Lindsey Gort
Dune: The Sisterhood: Indira Varma
Essex County: Molly Parker, Brian J. Smith, Stephen McHattie, Finlay Wojtak-Hissong, Kevin Durand
Fargo: David Rysdahl, Sam Spruell, Jessica Pohly, Nick Gomez
Fatal Attraction: Walter Perez, David Meunier, Dee Wallace
For All Mankind: Maria Mashkova, Dimiter Marinov
Goosebumps: Zack Morris, Isa Briones
Ironheart: Sonia Denis
La Máquina: Andrés Delgado
Outlander: Gloria Obianyo, Rod Hallett, Chris Fulton, Diarmaid Murtagh, Kristin Atherton
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Adam Copeland, Suzanne Cryer, Jessica Parker Kennedy
Physical: Zooey Deschanel
Sinking Spring: Marin Ireland
Vardy v Rooney: A Courtroom: Natalia Tena, Chanel Cresswell, Michael Sheen, Dion Lloyd, Marci Nagyszokolyai, Simon Coury
Western: Guy Burnet, Luca Diaz, Daniella Pineda
The Winchesters: Tom Welling
Yellowstone: Orli Gottesman
Your Honor: Mark Margolis, Mark O’Brien
(Image courtesy of HBO Max.)