Caffeine – TV News – October 25th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – October 25th Edition

Our last TV news update of October brings us some more late fall and winter premiere dates as well as a big batch of casting updates!

Premiere dates:

November 12th: The Unicorn
November 16th: The Neighborhood, Bob <3 Abishola, All Rise, Bull
November 17th: NCIS, FBI, FBI: Most Wanted
November 25th: SEAL Team
November 26th: The Flight Attendant
November 27th: Virgin River

December 6th: Euphoria Christmas episode, Your Honor

January 15th: Servant


Staged, Miracle Workers, Stath Lets Flats



Other headlines:

ABC has ordered six more episodes of black-ish.

It’s not an official cancellation, but it looks like Mindhunter is done at Netflix, at least for now.

Courtney Lilly will showrun mixed-ish as well as black-ish.

Dan Mirk and Robert Padnick are taking over as co-showrunners of Miracle Workers.

Ordered to series:

Acorn TV/Channel 5: An adaptation of P.D. James’ Adam Dalgliesh mysteries starring Bertie Carvel
Amazon: A sci-fi anthology series from David Weil, scifi drama Lightyears
Disney Plus: A Willow sequel series
HBO: Tropical resort satirical limited series The White Lotus, an adaptation of Jo Nesbo novel The Son starring Jake Gyllenhaal
ITV: Crime series The Yorkshire Ripper
Netflix: Darkly comic thriller The Woman in the House starring Kristen Bell
Spectrum Originals: Robert & Michelle King coronavirus drama The Second Wave starring Audra McDonald, Taylor Schilling, and Steven Pasquale
Three Table Productions: An historical drama about London’s Royal Opera House

Acquired for the U.S.:

Hulu: Canadian comedy Jann from Jann Arden

In development:

Asterlight: A true crime mafia cops series
CBS All Access: A series adaptation of Flashdance
Fox: Documentary-style comedy Clive Kensington’s America from Greg Garcia
Fremantle: Event series Death at SeaWorld
HBO Max: Teen boarding school comedy Accessible
Hulu: Sports drama Wild Rabbit
IMDb TV: Tegan & Sara coming-of-age comedy High School
MGM TV: An Addams Family series from Tim Burton
NBC: Medical drama Family History, a figure skating comedy from Adam Rippon, Native American family drama Sovereign from Ava DuVernay and Bird Runningwater
Peacock: A reboot of New York Undercover
Synchronicity Films: An adaptation of Andrew O’Hagan’s novel Mayflies
UCP: A TV adaptation of Smokey and the Bandit

Promoted to series regular:

All Rise: Reggie Lee
black-ish: Katlyn Nichol
Queen of the South: Molly Burnett


The Good Doctor: Beau Garrett


The Crown: Dominic West
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Raffi Barsoumian
Debris: Anjali Jay
Dopesick: Rosario Dawson
Manifest: Will Peltz
Nine Perfect Strangers: Hal Cumpston
Outer Banks: Elizabeth Mitchell
Outer Range: Lili Taylor, Tamara Podemski, Tom Pelphrey
Pachinko: Min Ho Lee, Jin Ha, Minha Kim, Anna Sawai, Soji Arai, Kaho Minami
Roswell, New Mexico: Steven Krueger
Run the World: Tosin Morohunfola
Scenes from a Marriage: Jessica Chastain
Shrill: Cameron Britton
Staged: Ben Schwartz
Superman & Lois: Stacey Farber
Triage: Jamie-Lynn Sigler
The White Lotus: Murray Bartlett, Connie Britton, Jennifer Coolidge, Alexandra Daddario, Fred Hechinger, Jake Lacy, Brittany O’Grady, Natasha Rothwell, Sydney Sweeney, Steve Zahn
You: Scott Speedman
Your Honor: Maura Tierney

(Image courtesy of CBS.)

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