Caffeine – TV News – September 12th Edition

As we head into the fall season we’ve got TV news from TCA and more!

Premiere dates:

October 4th: On My Block
October 26th: The Last O.G.
October 29th: Swagger

November 10th: Gentefied
November 18th: Star Trek: Discovery


First Wives Club, Good Trouble, Gossip Girl, Star Trek: Picard

Other headlines:

Manifest has a bunch of its cast coming back for its Netflix return, but who is/isn’t coming back involves some spoilery info, so click here if you want to know.

The Roku Channel has ordered follow-up movie Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas.

Ordered to series:

Canal+/Banijay: A Marie Antoinette drama from Deborah Davis
PBS Masterpiece/ITV: A reimagining of Henry Fielding’s Tom Jones starring Solly McLeod and Sophie Wilde

In development:

Amazing Film Company: Concentration camp rescue limited series Courage on Demand
Boat Rocker: An adaptation of The Girl and the Goddess from Lena Headey
Entertainment 360: A drama about the history of the cannabis industry
One Community: An adaptation of Lara Love Hardin’s memoir The Neighbor from Hell & Other People I Have Been
Peacock: Jekyll & Hyde conspiracy thriller Hide from and starring David and Georgia Tennant
Showtime: An adaptation of Thomas Mallon’s historical novel Fellow Travelers starring Matt Bomer
Sony Pictures TV: Coming-of-age comedy The Prince
ViacomCBS: Taylor Sheridan historical limited series Bass Reeves starring David Oyelowo

Leaving their shows:

Mr. and Mrs. Smith: Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Promoted to series regular:

Manifest: Ty Doran, Daryl Edwards

Guest stars:

1883: Billy Bob Thornton
Fantasy Island: Lindsey Kraft, Eddie Cahill, Benjamin Stockham
The Kingdom Exodus: Alexander Skarsgard
Saved by the Bell: Matthew Soto, Ariela Barer


Grey’s Anatomy: Abigail Spencer


Beacon 23: Stephan James
Charmed: Lucy Barrett
Expats: Brian Tee
Fear the Walking Dead: Aisha Tyler
The Gallows Pole: Michael Socha, Thomas Turgoose, George MacKay, Tom Burke, Sophie McShera, Cara Theobold, Yusra Warsama, Eve Burley, Nicole Barber Lane, Samuel Edward-Cook, Anthony Welsh, Joe Sproulle, Adam Fogerty, Fine Time Fontayne
The Kingdom Exodus: Mikael Persbrandt, Tuva Novotny, David Dencik, Ida Engvoll, Asta August
A League of Their Own: Patrick J. Adams
Monarch: Susan Sarandon, Anna Friel, Trace Adkins, Beth Ditto
Olga Dies Dreaming: Jessica Pimentel
Paper Empire: David Keith, Jon Lovitz
Queens: Precious Way
Roswell, New Mexico: Andrew Lees, Zoe Cipres
True Lies: Steve Howey

(Image courtesy of Star Trek.)

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