Caffeine – TV News – September 15th Edition

We may all be waiting for the fall TV season to start, but TV news doesn’t stop in the meantime!

Premiere dates:

October 9th: The Oval, Sistas
October 10th: Schitt’s Creek

November 4th: His Dark Materials
November 10th: Dublin Murders, Shameless (new date)

January 8th: Party of Five


The Righteous Gemstones, Queen Sugar

Other headlines:

Apple TV+ will launch on November 1st and several of its shows will premiere then – click through for details!

And BET+ will launch this Thursday, September 19th.

Awkwafina’s Comedy Central comedy will be called Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens and has announced directors including Natasha Lyonne.

Jon Watts will direct the pilot of The Old Man.

Ordered to series:

Apple TV+: A Ghostwriter reboot starring Brett Dalton
HBO Max; An adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah starring Lupita Nyong’o
Hulu: YA adventure drama The Mysterious Benedict Society
ITV: Psychological thriller Too Close starring Emily Watson

In development:

ABC: Child rescue drama Backlash
Amazon: Brad Paisley comedy Fish Out of Water
Apple TV+: An adaptation of Mexican comic book El Gato Negro
Bad Wolf: Historical nightclub drama Soho 1918
BBC: An adaptation of The Last of the Mohicans
CBS: An amateur detective drama from Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain, funeral home sitcom Fun starring Michael Urie and Becki Newton
The CW: Gothic horror drama Dark Shadows: Reincarnation
Fox: Coming-of-age comedy Grow Up
FX: An adaptation of Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s novel Fleishman Is in Trouble
HBO: A Game of Thrones prequel about the Targaryens
Hulu: Historical fantasy series Washington Black
LightWorkers Media: An adaptation of Debbie Macomber series Angels Everywhere
Spyglass Media Group: A limited series adaptation of Stephen King’s The Institute from David E. Kelley and Jack Bender
TBS: A origin series

Guest stars:

Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens: Ming-Na Wen
black-ish: Golden Brooks, Persia White, Jill Marie Jones
Dickinson: Wiz Khalifa
The Good Doctor: Robert Sean Leonard
Magnum P.I.: Larry Manetti
No Activity: Beth Behrs, Joe Keery, Paula Pell


American Housewife: Kelly Ripa
Arrowverse crossover: John Wesley Shipp
The Conners: Katey Sagal


9-1-1: Lone Star: Liv Tyler
All American: Dina Meyer
All Rise: Mitch Silpa
Blue Bloods: Dylan Walsh
Bosch: Bambadjan Bamba
Delilah: Michael McKean
Dirty John: Amanda Peet, Christian Slater
The Eddy: Melissa George
Fargo: Corey Hendrix, Matthew Elam, Uzo Aduba
Filthy Rich: Aaron Lazar (replacing Steven Pasquale)
Firefly Lane: Ali Akovbye, Roan Curtis
God Friended Me: Karine Vanasse
Hanna: Dermot Mulroney, Anthony Welsh, Severine Howell-Meri, Cherelle Skeete, Gianna Kiehl
In the Dark: Matt Murray
Little Fires Everywhere: Obba Babatundé
The Ms. Pat Show: Tami Roman
Never Have I Ever: John McEnroe
No Activity: Keegan-Michael Key, Dylan McDermott
The Old Man: John Lithgow
Roswell, New Mexico: Cassandra Jean Amell
Scroll Wheel of Time: Bernard David Jones, Laci Mosley, Jerry Minor, James Adomian, Joey Fatone, Neil Casey, Carl Tart, Marc Evan Jackson, Thomas Barbusca, Esther Povitsky, Baron Vaughn, Neil Flynn, Eugene Cordero, Kyle Dunnigan, Ellen Etten, Tawny Newsome, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Kid n’ Play
Selena: The Series: Ricardo Chavira, Gabriel Chavarria
The Serpent: Jenna Coleman, Billy Howle, Ellie Bamber
The Stand: Alexander Skarsgård, Whoopi Goldberg, Jovan Adepo, Owen Teague, Brad William Henke, Daniel Sunjata
Tokyo Vice: Ken Watanabe
The Umbrella Academy: Ritu Arya, Yusuf Gatewood, Marin Ireland
The Watch: Richard Dormer, Adam Hugill, Jo Eaton-Kent, Marama Corlett, Lara Rossi, Sam Adewunmi
Young Sheldon: Craig T. Nelson
Young Wallander: Adam Pålsson, Richard Dillane, Leanne Best
Your Honor: Hope Davis, Lilli Kay
Untitled HBO Lakers pilot: John C. Reilly (replacing Michael Sheen), Quincy Isaiah, Solomon Hughes
Untitled NBC L.A. mayor comedy: Bobby Moynihan

(Image courtesy of Starz.)

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