Caffeine – TV News – September 13th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – September 13th Edition

The very weird fall TV season continues to take shape in this week’s TV news.

Premiere dates:

October 11th: The Spanish Princess
October 21st: The Goldbergs, The Conners, black-ish
October 28th: American Housewife

November 10th: A Teacher


Doc Martin (for a tenth and final season), The Chi, Doom Patrol


The Walking Dead (after the upcoming eleventh season)

Other headlines:

Jeremy Tardy has left Dear White People because of alleged racial discrimination in cast negotiations.

Season six of Lucifer will reportedly have ten episodes.

Atlanta season three has been delayed because of the coronavirus.

Ordered to series:

AMC: A Walking Dead spinoff about Daryl and Carol
Disney+: Female-led Doogie Howser reboot Doogie Kameāloha, M.D.
Peacock: Dramatic Fresh Prince adaptation Bel-Air
Spectrum Originals: Country music limited series George & Tammy [Wynette] starring Jessica Chastain
Starz: A series spinoff of movie Blindspotting

Acquired for the U.S.:

Hulu: Michael Sheen/David Tennant lockdown comedy Staged

In development:

ABC: black-ish spinoff Old-ish starring Laurence Fishburne and Jenifer Lewis, end-of-life doula drama In the End
ABC Signature: An adaptation of Melissa Broder’s upcoming queer novel Milk Fed
Amazon: A Joe Exotic scripted series starring Nicolas Cage
Crazyrose/Endeavor Content: Prep school drama The Players’ Table starring Halsey and Sydney Sweeney
Freeform: Latinx dramedy Golden Boy
Game1: NFL history series Glory Game
HBO Max: An adaptation of The Westing Game
Made Up Stories: An adaptation of Marie Lu’s YA sci-fi novel Warcross
NBC: Contemporary Shakespeare reimagining The Stratford

Leaving their shows:

Chicago P.D.: Lisseth Chavez

Promoted to series regular:

NCIS: Los Angeles: Caleb Castille


American Housewife: Giselle Eisenberg (replacing Julia Butters)
Batwoman: Shivaani Ghai
The Big Bad Wolfes: Jeremy D. Howard
Creepshow: Anna Camp, Keith David, Josh McDermitt, Adam Pally, Ashley Laurence
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Lisseth Chavez
Dopesick: Peter Sarsgaard, Kaitlyn Dever
Games People Play: Karrueche Tran
The Goldbergs: Carrie Wampler (replacing Kelli Berglund)

(Image courtesy of ABC.)

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