Caffeine – TV News – October 17th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us the first full season pickups of fall plus updates on a bunch of DC shows!

Premiere dates:

November 1st: Temple
November 9th: Shetland
November 12th: The Shrink Next Door
November 24th: Saved by the Bell

December 3rd: Alex Rider
December 10th: Crossing Swords

January 13th: Peacemaker

Picked up for full seasons:

NCIS: Hawai’i, FBI: International


You, Blindspotting, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Doom Patrol, Titans, Pennyworth (moving to HBO Max)

Other headlines:

Jennifer Coolidge will return for season two of The White Lotus.

Amazon Prime has announced that their upcoming Jason Katims series will be entitled As We See It.

Creator Marco Pennette has left B Positive.

Ordered to series:

AMC: Anthology series Tales of the Walking Dead to premiere next summer
Apple TV+: Jason Segel therapist comedy Shrinking
FX: Restaurant comedy The Bear starring Jeremy Allen White

Acquired for North America:

HBO Max/Radio-Canada: French rap scene comedy-drama All the Way Up

Pilot orders:

Amazon Studios: George Lopez drama Once Upon a Tiem in Aztlan
TruTV: Korean ghost hunting comedy Seoul Hunters

In development:

ABC: A legal drama about a sitting governor forced to serve as a public defender
AGC Television/Lionsgate: David Baldacci spy series Gray starring Patricia Clarkson and Nathalie Emmanuel
Anonymous Content: An adaptation of Lillian Hellman’s play The Children’s Hour
Binge: A live-action adaptation of video game System Shock
The CW: Family comedic drama Hermanas
eOne: An adaptation of Lisa Gardner’s thriller Before She Disappeared from and starring Hilary Swank
HBO Max: 1970s Hawaiian crime drama Aloha MotherF**ker, an adaptation of graphic novel series Misfit City
Netflix: Limited series Outfielder about gay baseball player Glenn Burke from Jamie Lee Curtis and Ryan Murphy
New Regency/QCode: Action thriller Ellen from and starring Lin Shaye
Topic/Vanishing Angle: Dystopian drama series The Park
TriStar: An adaptation of Kirstin Chen’s crime novel Counterfeit

Leaving their shows:

NCIS: Mark Harmon

Promoted to series regular:

Law & Order: SVU: Octavio Pisano

Guest stars:

Doctor Who: Flux: Robert Bathurst, Thaddea Graham, Blake Harrison, Kevin McNally, Craig Parkinson, Sara Powell, Annabel Scholey, Gerald Kyd, Penelope Ann McGhie


DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Arthur Darvill, Victor Garber, Franz Drameh, Falk Hentschel, Courtney Ford, Brandon Routh
The Flash: Rick Cosnett


4400: Kausar Mohammed, Wilder Yari, Theo Germaine
9-1-1: Vanessa Estelle Williams
The Bear: Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ayo Edebiri, Lionel Boyce, Abby Elliott, Liza Colón-Zayas, Edwin Gibson, Matty Matheson
Candy: Melanie Lynskey
Echoes: Michael O’Neill, Celia Weston, Gable Swanlund, Tyner Rushing, Hazel Mason, Ginger Mason, Alise Willis, Maddie Nichols
The Expanse: Kathleen Robertson
Gaslit: Patton Oswalt, Nat Faxon, Erinn Hayes, Patrick Walker, Carlos Valdes, Raphael Sbarge, Anne Dudek, Chris Conner, Brian Geraghty, Nelson Franklin, Reed Diamond, Johnny Berchtold, Adam Ray, Billy Smith
Head of the Class: Robin Givens
Interview with the Vampire: Kalyne Coleman
Iron Mike: Harvey Keitel, Laura Harrier, Grace Zabriskie, Olunike Adeliyi, TJ Atoms
Maggie: Adam Korson
North Sea Connection: Sinéad Cusack, Lydia McGuinness, Kerr Logan, Alida Morberg, Claes Ljungmark
Retreat: Emma Corrin
Roswell, New Mexico: Brigitte Kali Canales
Superman & Lois: Djouliet Amara
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan: Michael Peña
Wool: Common

(Image courtesy of CBS.)

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