Caffeine – TV News – October 9th Edition

As the fall season properly gets underway, let’s catch up on the TV news from NYCC and more!

Premiere dates:

October 21st: Acapulco

December 2nd: Firefly Lane
December 5th: His Dark Materials

January 5th: Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches
January 26th: Wolf Pack


Outer Range


Firefly Lane (after the upcoming second season)

Other headlines:

The NCIS shows will have their first three-way crossover in January.

Keanu Reeves will no longer star in The Devil in the White City.

Charles Murray is taking over as Outer Range showrunner.

Craig Zobel will direct the first two episodes of The Penguin.

Ordered to series:

HBO Max: Comedy How to Be a Bookie
Paramount+: A Frasier sequel series
Starz: Psychological thriller The Venery of Samantha Bird starring Katherine Langford

Acquired for the U.S.:

Amazon: Korean fantasy series Island

In development:

CBS: Holmesian medical drama Watson
Constantin Film/Big Light Productions: A drama about the Nuremberg Trials
HBO Max: Dan Levy startup comedy Exit Strategy
Hillman Grad Productions: An adaptation of alternate history novella The Book of Mycah
Imagine Kids+Family: Arthur Conan Doyle series The Improbable Tales of Baskerville Hall
Netflix: A series based on Harlan Coben’s Myron Bolitar book series
Peacock: An adaptation of Jennifer Hillier’s thriller Little Secrets

Guest stars:

Big Sky: Lyle Lovett, Darius Rucker
Bob <3 Abishola: Adhir Kalyan
Obliterated: Virginia Madsen, Lori Petty, Clive Standen, Ivan G’vera, Keston John


Agatha: Coven of Chaos: Emma Caulfield
Alert: Adeola Role, Ryan Broussard, Graham Verchere
Based on a True Story: Chris Messina
The Blacklist: Anya Banerjee
Dune: The Sisterhood: Emily Watson, Shirley Henderson
Godzilla and the Titans: Anders Holm
Goosebumps: Justin Long, Ana Yi Puig, Miles McKenna, Will Price
Great Expectations: Tom Sweet
Magnum P.I.: Michael Rady
Obliterated: Carl Lumbly, David Costabile, Costa Ronin, Lindsey Kraft, Tobias Jelinek, Minnie Mills
The Palace: Matthias Schoenaerts
Poker Face: Rhea Perlman, Chelsea Frei, Rowan Blanchard
Snowfall: Tamara Taylor
Star Trek: Discovery: Callum Keith Rennie, Elias Toufexis, Eve Harlow
Survival of the Thickest: Garcelle Beauvais, Anissa Felix, Peppermint, Taylor Selé, Marouane Zotti
Wolf Pack: Bailey Stender, Chase Liefeld, Hollie Bahar, Lanny Joon, Rio Mangini, Stella Smith, Zack Nelson, James Martinez, Amy Pietz, Bria Brimmer, John L. Adams, Sean Philip Glasgow

(Image courtesy of Paramount+.)

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