Caffeine – TV News – September 22nd Edition

Big week – it’s Emmy day AND the new season is starting – so let’s catch you up on all the TV news you might have missed!

Premiere dates:

October 4th: Light as a Feather
October 11th: Insatiable
October 24th: Daybreak

November 3rd: Back to Life (new date)

January 3rd: Anne with an E (on Netflix in the U.S.)
January 7th: Schitt’s Creek

February 9th: Kidding (new date)


GLOW (for a fourth and final season), Family Reunion


No Good Nick

Other headlines:

A whole bunch of actors from The Fosters will be reprising their roles in the Good Trouble Christmas special.

Cinemax has confirmed that they will air the new season of Strike in the U.S.

SEAL Team showrunner John Glenn has stepped down after a CBS investigation into claims against him.

Justin Hillian is the new showrunner of The Chi, replacing Ayanna Floyd Davis.

Showrunner Steven S. DeKnight has left Jupiter’s Legacy.

Showrunner Chad Feehan has left Apple’s upcoming Simon Kinberg/David Weil sci-fi series.

Showtime has passed on The Kingkiller Chronicle and it is being shopped elsewhere.

Ordered to series:

Apple: An adaptation of Shantaram starring Charlie Hunnam, an adaptation of The Mosquito Coast starring Justin Theroux
Netflix: Danish supernatural thriller Equinox
Quibi: Thriller Survive starring Sophie Turner and Corey Hawkins

Pilot orders:

Showtime: Coming-of-age survival series Yellowjackets

In development:

ABC: Sister lawyer comedy Barracudas starring Cheryl Hines and Rachael Harris, an empty nester mom comedy from Kari Lizer, parenting friend group drama FML, marriage anthology series Committed, an untitled family restaurant drama
CBS: Family medical drama Good Sam
Fabrik Entertainment: An adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk’s Invisible Monsters
The CW: An adaptation of V.E. Schwab’s The Archived
FOX: Los Angeles politics drama City Hall, mental illness family drama Everyday Insanity from Sterling K. Brown, cat cafe comedy Carla starring Mayim Bialik
Freeform: An adaptation of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
NBC: Gay father/son comedy Like Son, Like Father
Netflix: A comedy series starring Jane Lynch and Cyndi Lauper
Peacock: A Battlestar Galactica reboot, a Saved by the Bell reboot
Quibi: James Patterson dystopian thriller Toys
Showtime: An adaptation of Spoonbenders from Stephen Falk
Village Roadshow: A Hogan’s Heroes reboot
Witchery Pictures: Night club drama The Hacienda

Promoted to series regular:

Bless This Mess: Lennon Parham, David Koechner
Bob Hearts Abishola: Gina Yashere
The Chi: Burgundi Baker

Guest stars:

The 100: Alaina Huffman
Almost Family: Michael Stahl-David
American Housewife: Drew Carey, Ryan Stiles, Kathy Kinney
Arrowverse crossover: Tom Welling, Erica Durance
Bless This Mess: Michael Ian Black
The Conners: Dan Aykroyd
Emily in Paris: Philippine Leroy Beaulieu, Lucas Bravo, Samuel Arnold, Camille Razat, Bruno Gouery, Kate Walsh, William Abadie, Arnaud Viard
The Goldbergs: Kirstie Alley, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt
Grey’s Anatomy: Alyssa Milano, Holly Marie Combs
Madam Secretary: Linda Powell
A Million Little Things: Jerry Ferrara
The Rookie: Seamus Deaver, Jon Huertas
Will & Grace: Ryan Phillippe, Billie Lourd


Arrow: Willa Holland
Fresh Off the Boat: Ken Jeong
Single Parents: Adam Brody


9-1-1: Lone Star: Jim Parrack, Ronen Rubinstein, Sierra McClain
American Gods: Marilyn Manson
Black Monday: Tuc Watkins
Bless This Mess: Langston Kerman
The Chi: Luke James, La La Anthony, Lil Rel Howery
Dickinson: John Mulaney
Fargo: Timothy Olyphant
Fate: The Winx Saga: Abigail Cowen
Filthy Rich: Alanna Ubach
Firefly Lane: Yael Yurman, Jon Ecker, Brandon Jay McLaren
The Fugitive: Kiefer Sutherland, Boyd Holbrook
Good Girls: Jackie Cruz, Charlyne Yi
Grey’s Anatomy: Jasmine Guy
Heels: Alexander Ludwig
How to Get Away with Murder: Kelen Coleman, William R. Moses
A Moody Christmas: Jay Baruchel
Mr. Robot: Ashlie Atkinson
The Old Man: Amy Brenneman
Shameless: Constance Zimmer
Shantaram: Richard Roxburgh, Radhika Apte
Strike: Robert Glenister, Natasha O’Keeffe, Joseph Quinn, Nick Blood
Supergirl: Cara Buono, Mitch Pileggi
This Is Us: Tim Matheson
Tiny Pretty Things: Anna Maiche
Untitled HBO 1980s Lakers pilot: DeVaughn Nixon

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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