Caffeine – TV News – October 24th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us a bunch of winter premiere dates and another new show pickup!

Premiere dates:

November 14th: Kamikaze
November 25th: F Is for Family

December 3rd: Harlem

January 6th: Women of the Movement
January 9th: Call Me Kat, Pivoting
January 21st: Ozark

March 20th: Sanditon

Picked up for a full season:



Family Reunion (for a third and final season), Breathe: Into the Shadows, Tyler Perry’s Sistas, Mythic Quest (for two seasons)


Y: The Last Man

Other headlines:

Gwen Sigan has been promoted to showrunner of Chicago P.D.

Creator Abi Morgan will direct an episode of The Split.

Ordered to series:

Netflix: To All the Boys spinoff Xo, Kitty starring Anna Cathcart
Starz: John Wick prequel miniseries The Continental starring Mel Gibson
Viaplay: An adaptation of Swedish crime novel Cell 8

Acquired for the U.S.:

The CW: Italian da Vinci drama Leonardo starring Aidan Turner, Australian teen mother dramedy Bump
Roku Channel: Canadian comedy Children Ruin Everything

Pilot orders:

ABC: Multigenerational family comedy The Son In Law
NBC: George and Mayan Lopez family comedy Lopez Vs. Lopez

In development:

CBS: Romantic comedy I Give It 6 Months
FilmNation Entertainment: An adaptation of Isabel Allende’s The House of the Spirits starring Eva Longoria
FX: Prison escape drama The Bobby Love Story from and starring Octavia Spencer
HBO: Entrepreneur series Blood Sugar from and starring Betty Gilpin
HBO Max: A Sopranos prequel series
Heyday Television: Series based on the noir novels of Spanish author Dolores Redondo
Hulu: Spy comedy Badass (and Her Sister) from Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna and starring Bloom as twins
Mark Gordon Pictures: Anthology series Girls Can’t Shoot (& Other Lies) starring Beanie Feldstein, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Kat Dennings, Jameela Jamil, and Lolly Adefope
Netflix: Indian historical series The Henna Artist from and starring Freida Pinto
Seoul Street: An adaptation of K-Pop romance novel My Summer in Seoul
Southwell Neal Entertainment: An adaptation of British crime novel series DI Hillary Greene

Leaving their shows:

Chicago Fire: Jesse Spencer

Guest stars:

Gaslit: Nate Corddry, Amy Landecker, Lauren E. Banks, Ahna O’Reilly, Beth Hall, Bill Duke
Ghosts: Matt Walsh
Legacies: Claire Holt
A Million Little Things: Ryan Hansen, Azie Tesfai, Mario Van Peebles


Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan: Abbie Cornish


Ahsoka: Hayden Christensen
The Big Leap: Brett Tucker
The Blacklist: Diany Rodriguez
Candy: Pablo Schreiber, Timothy Simons
The Continental: Colin Woodell, Hubert Point-Du Jour, Jessica Allain, Mishel Prada, Nhung Kate, Ben Robson
Devil in Ohio: Djouliet Amara, Jason Sakaki, Marci T. House, Samantha Ferris, Bradley Stryker, Evan Ellison, Ty Wood, Stacey Farber, Tahmoh Penikett, Keenan Tracey, Sam Jaeger, Gerardo Celasco, Madeleine Arthur, Xaria Dotson, Alisha Newton, Naomi Tan
Dollface: Owen Thiele
Echoes: Jonathan Tucker
Extrapolations: Meryl Streep, Sienna Miller, Kit Harington, Tahar Rahim, Matthew Rhys, Daveed Diggs, Gemma Chan, David Schwimmer, Adarsh Gourav
L.A. Law sequel: Corbin Bernsen
Last Light: Tom Wlaschiha, Amber Rose Revah, Victor Alli, Alyth Ross, Taylor Fay, Hakeem Jomah
Love & Death: Brian d’Arcy James, Olivia Applegate, Mackenzie Astin, Adam Cropper, Bruce McGill
Most Dangerous Game: Aleks Paunovic
The Offer: Michael Gandolfini, Zack Schor
The Resident: Kaley Ronayne
Sacrifice: GG Townson
Super Pumped: Uma Thurman
The Thing About Pam: Adam David Thompson, Ben Chase, Olivia Luccardi, Celia Weston
Three Women: Blair Underwood, Lola Kirke, Austin Stowell, Gabrielle Creevy
Walker: Jalen Thomas Brooks
Warrior Nun: Meena Rayann, Jack Mullarkey, Richard Clothier

Image courtesy of PBS.

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