Caffeine – TV News – October 2nd Edition

The fall TV season has just started, but this week’s TV news brings us a bunch of late fall and winter premiere dates and more!

Premiere dates:

October 19th: American Horror Story: NYC

November 4th: The Mosquito Coast
November 11th: Mythic Quest
November 16th: Leverage: Redemption
November 18th: Elite
November 23rd: Echo 3

December 2nd: Slow Horses
December 9th: Little America
December 21st: Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan

January 15th: Godfather of Harlem


Interview with the Vampire, Kleo


Bridge and Tunnel

Other headlines:

Peacock has ordered Community: The Movie starring the stars of the original show.

Eric Dean Stanton will direct the first episode of Average Joe.

Ordered to series:

Hulu: A limited series based on Rebecca Godfrey’s true crime bookl Under the Bridge
MGM+: Miami drug trade drama Hotel Cocaine, Julian Fellowes sequel Belgravia: The Next Chapter
NBC: A family comedy about divorced parents from Mike O’Malley and starring Jon Cryer, Donald Faison, Abigail Spencer, Finn Sweeney, and Sofia Capanna
Netflix: Italian porn star series Supersex
Paramount: Civil War spy drama limited series The Gray House from Kevin Costner and Morgan Freeman

Acquired for the U.S.:

Hulu: Australian true crime drama Vanishing Act

In development:

AMC: A female-led reimagining of cult film Seconds, horror anthology The Devil in Silver
Apple TV+: An adaptation of historical novel Fifty Words for Rain
Blink49 Studios/Eleven: An adaptation of M.L. Rio’s thriller If We Were Villains
Bombero International: Marlene Dietrich series Marlene starring Diane Kruger
Fremantle: An adaptation of 1990s L.A. art scene novel Mouth to Mouth
Media Res: An adaptation of Silvia Park’s sci-fi novel Luminous
NBC: Crime drama Knockoffs

Not moving forward:

Netflix: Grendel

Promoted to series regular:

Yellowjackets: Kevin Alves

Guest stars:

Ghosts: Matthew Baynton
Grey’s Anatomy: Marla Gibbs
King Shaka: Tony Kgorog, Sindi Dlatu, Bahle Hadebe
Leverage: Redemption: Pierson Fodé, Alanna Masterson, Anand Desai-Barochia, Steve Coulter, Doug Savant
The Neighborhood: John Ross Bowie
The Wonder Years: Patti LaBelle


1923: Jennifer Ehle
9-1-1: Lone Star: Neal McDonough, D.B. Woodside, Amanda Schull
American Horror Story: NYC: Joe Mantello, Billie Lourd, Zachary Quinto, Russell Tovey, Leslie Grossman, Charlie Carver, Sandra Bernhard, Isaac Powell, Denis O’Hare, Patti LuPone
Archie: Laura Aikman, Harriet Walter, Dainton Anderson, Calam Lynch, Oaklee Pendergast, Kara Tointon, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Ian Pulston-Davies, Ian McNeice, Jason Watkins, Lisa Faulkner, Niamh Cusack
Avatar: The Last Airbender: Amber Midthunder, A Martinez, Irene Bedard, Joel Oulette, Nathaniel Arcand, Meegwun Fairbrother, Arden Cho, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Danny Pudi, Lucian-River Chauhan, James Sie, Momona Tamada, Thalia Tran, Ruy Iskandar, Hiro Kanagawa, C.S. Lee, François Chau, Ryan Mah, George Takei, Randall Duk Kim
Berlin: Michelle Jenner, Tristán Ulloa, Begoña Vargas, Julio Peña Fernández, Joel Sánchez
The Cleaning Lady: K.C. Collins
Dark Matter: Alice Braga, Jimmi Simpson, Oakes Fegley, Dayo Okeniyi
Dave: Chloe Bennet
English Teacher: Stephanie Koenig, Enrico Colantoni, Julian Sergi, Carmen Christopher, Jordan Firstman, Yissendy Trinidad, Langston Kerman
Full Circle: CCH Pounder, Jim Gaffigan
Genius: MLK/X: Kelvin Harrison Jr., Aaron Pierre, Weruche Opia, Jayme Lawson
Glamorous: Damian Terriquez, Kaleb Horn
King Shaka: Charmaine Bingwa, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe
The Lake: Lauren Holly, Jhaleil Swaby, Max Amani
The Last of Us: Melanie Lynskey
Lioness: Stephanie Nur, Austin Hébert, Jonah Wharton, Hannah Love Lanier
A Man in Full: Evan Roe, Josh Pais
Minx: Elizabeth Perkins
The Never Game: Mary McDonnell, Robin Weigert, Abby McEnany, Eric Graise
Sugar: Nate Corddry, Sydney Chandler, Elizabeth Anweis, Miguel Sandoval, Jason Butler Harner
Them: The Scare: Deborah Ayorinde, Pam Grier, Luke James, Joshua J. Williams, Jeremy Bobb, Wayne Knight, Carlito Olivero, Charles Brice, Iman Shumpert
Time Bandits: Lisa Kudrow, Kal-El Tuck, Charlyne Yi, Tadhg Murphy, Roger Jean Nsengiyumva, Rune Temte, Kiera Thompson, Rachel House
Yellowjackets: Nuha Jes Izman
Untitled FX Lauren Ludwig comedy pilot: Addie Weyrich, Sydney Kuhne, Sabrina Wu

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