Caffeine – TV News – September 11th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us some Disney+ tidbits from the D23 event and more!

Premiere dates:

September 26th: Panhandle

October 6th: Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman’s Butler
October 12th: Big Shot
October 21st: The Peripheral

November 16th: The Santa Clauses

December 14th: National Treasure: Edge of History

February 16th: Star Trek: Picard


Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, The Handmaid’s Tale (for a sixth and final season)


Paper Girls, Maggie

Other headlines:

The Criminal Minds revival is now called Criminal Minds: Evolution.

Mariama Diallo will direct the pilot of The Other Black Girl.

Ordered to series:

Amazon Freevee: Norman Lear’s comedy Clean Slate starring Laverne Cox and George Wallace
Netflix: Autobiographical scripted series The Vince Staples Show
Red Sea Media: Martial arts action series King of Killers starring Alain Moussi

In development:

ABC: A comedy about a Muslim-American doctor
BBC Three: An adaptation of Holly Jackson’s YA crime novel A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder
David Renaud: A limited series based on Elijah Stacy’s disability memoir A Small If
FilmNation: A limited series adaptation of R.O. Kwon’s novel The Incendiaries
Fox: Marc Cherry psychic spy drama Jenny Is a Weapon
Freedom Studios: Cli-fi adaptation Empty Earth
Herd: Drug dealer turned church leader series The Pastor
Hulu: An adaptation of Ashley Elston’s novel First Lie Wins from Krista Vernoff and Octavia Spencer
Netflix: Black samurai event series Yasuke starring Omar Sy
Peacock: Murder mystery anthology series The Show Must Go On with first season set behind the scenes of The Phantom of the Opera Live!
Sony Pictures TV: Crime/conspiracy theory limited series #I am Seth Rich
Universal TV: Mercedes Lackey adaptation The Heralds of Valdemar

Promoted to series regular:

Bob <3 Abishola: Saidah Arrika Ekulona


Grey’s Anatomy: Kate Walsh


1923: James Badge Dale, Darren Mann, Marley Shelton, Michelle Randolph, Brian Geraghty, Aminah Nieves, Julia Schlaepfer
Accused: Margo Martindale, Molly Parker, Rachel Bilson, Jack Davenport, J. Harrison Ghee, Ian Anthony Dale, Kyle Schmid, Blaine Kern, Chris Coy, Kristen Connolly, Willam Belli, Robert I. Mesa, Natalie Benally, Julia Chan, Takashi Yamaguchi, Reid Miller, August Maturo
Big Sky: Angelique Cabral
Burning Girls: Samantha Morton, Ruby Stokes, Conrad Khan, Rupert Graves, Elodie Grace Orkin, Janie Dee, David Dawson, Paul Bradley, Jane Lapotaire, Jack Roth, Mollie Holder, Safia Oakley-Green, Beth Cordingly, John Macmillian
Career Opportunities in Murder & Mayhem: Linda Emond, Jayne Atkinson, David Marshall Grant, Lauren Patten, Jack Cutmore-Scott, Michael Gladis, Lisa Lu, Danny Johnson, Karoline, Jere Burns, Sincere Wilbert, Tamberla Perry, Sophia Reid Gantzert
Criminal Minds: Evolution: Zach Gilford
CSI: Vegas: Sherri Saum
Full Circle: Zazie Beetz, Claire Danes
Ironheart: Shakira Barrera
King Shaka: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Mustafa Shakir, Terry Pheto, Lerato Mvelase
Law & Order: Organized Crime: Janel Moloney
Lioness: James Jordan, LaMonica Garrett, Dave Annable
Loki: Ke Huy Quan
The Morning Show: Stephen Fry
New Amsterdam: Kathryn Prescott
Poker Face: Cherry Jones, Luis Guzmán, Hong Chau, Reed Birney
Sinking Spring: Michael Mando
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Carol Kane
Star Wars: The Acolyte: Jodie Turner-Smith, Lee Jung-jae
Star Wars: Ahsoka: Eman Esfandi
Straight Man: Olivia Scott Welch
Superman & Lois: Michael Bishop
Western: Anna Konkle
Willow: Christian Slater

(Image courtesy of Disney+.)

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