Caffeine – TV News – September 26th Edition

Everyone’s concentrating on the first week of the fall TV season, but we’ve got a bunch of TV news about upcoming things as well!

Premiere dates:

October 8th: Acapulco
October 14th: B Positive (new date)

November 18th: The Sex Lives of College Girls

December 22nd: Emily in Paris
December 26th: Claws
December 31st: Cobra Kai

March 10th: The Orville: New Horizons


Virgin River (for two seasons), The Other Two, Sex Education, The Witcher


Hit & Run, Derry Girls (after the upcoming third season)

Other headlines:

Russell T. Davis is returning as Doctor Who showrunner.

Jensen Ackles will direct an episode of Walker.

Paramount+ is making a Teen Wolf revival movie.

Reservation Dogs has expanded its all-Indigenous writers’ room, and new additions include star Devery Jacobs.

The live-action Aeon Flux show is moving to Paramount+ from MTV.

Ordered to series:

Apple: An adaptation of Flemish dark comedy Clan from Sharon Horgan
BBC One: Four-part drama Marriage starring Sean Bean and Nicola Walker
Hulu: An adaptation of Charmaine Wilkerson’s upcoming family drama/murder mystery novel Black Cake
NBC: Heist thriller The Endgame, a Night Court sequel series
Netflix: A limited series adaptation of WWII novel All the Light We Cannot See
Peacock: A Pitch Perfect spinoff starring Adam Devine
Showtime: Swedish vampire adaptation Let the Right One In

In development:

A+E Studios: Camus-inspired thriller The Fall, Dean Koontz adaptation Elsewhere, character drama Beautiful Strange
Amblin Television: An adaptation of Kimberly McCreight’s thriller Friends Like These
Disney Branded TV: A sci-fi comedy series based on Sal & Gabi Break the Universe from Eva Longoria
DIsney+: A series from Chris Columbus based on his House of Secrets books
Paramount+: Werewolf book adaptation Wolf Pack from Jeff Davis
Peter Murrieta/Striker Entertainment: An adaptation of historical novel Blood and Gold
Showtime: Joan Rivers limited series The Comeback Girl starring Kathryn Hahn, environmental activism limited series Love Canal from and starring Patricia Arquette
Sony Pictures TV: A Soldier’s Play adaptation A Soldier’s Story from and starring David Alan Grier
Starz: Street journalist drama Lagordiloca
Stigma Films: An adaptation of Iain Banks’ thriller The Business
STXtelevision/Reel One: An English adaptation of Belgian series Team Chocolate

Leaving their shows:

FBI: Most Wanted: Kellan Lutz
A Million Little Things: Stephanie Szostak (though it sounds like she’ll still pop up, just not as a regular)

Promoted to series regular:

Mayans M.C.: Frankie Loyal, Joseph Lucero, Vincent Vargas


Big Sky: Vinny Chhibber, Romy Rosemont, Patrick Gallagher, Ryan O’Nan, Michael Malarkey, David Meunier
BMF: Sean Michael Gloria
The Cleaning Lady: Shiva Negar, Jay Mohr
The Crown: Khalid Abdalla, Salim Daw
Firefly Lane: Ignacio Serricchio, Greg Germann, India de Beaufort, Jolene Purdy
The Flight Attendant: Mo McRae, Callie Hernandez, J.J. Soria, Cheryl Hines, Jessie Ennis, Mae Martin, Margaret Cho, Santiago Cabrera, Shohreh Aghdashloo
The Girl from Plainville: Chinasa Ogbuagu, Kelly AuCoin, Scott William Winters, Kristin Griffith, Ella Rubin, Megan Lawless, John Henry Ward, Leah Thompkins, Callie McClincy
His Dark Materials: Sian Clifford, Jonathan Aris
House of the Dragon: Ryan Corr, Jefferson Hall, Graham McTavish, David Horovitch, Matthew Needham, Bill Paterson, Gavin Spokes
Irreverent: Colin Donnell, P.J. Byrne, Kylie Bracknell, Briallen Clarke, Tegan Stimson, Ed Oxenbould, Wayne Blair, Russell Dykstra, Calen Tassone, Jason Wilder
Monarch: Martha Higareda, Emma Milani
Reboot: Leslie Bibb, Rachel Bloom, Michael McKean, Krista Marie Yu
Shelter: Jaden Michael
Super Pumped: Virginia Kull, Amanda Brooks, Annie Chang, Erinn Ruth, Mishka Thébaud
The Thing About Pam: Gideon Adlon, Sean Bridgers, Glenn Fleshler, Suanne Spoke, Mac Brandt
Three Women: Betty Gilpin
Tom Jones: Pearl Mackie
The Walking Dead: World Beyond: Wes Jetton
The Wheel of Time: Dónal Finn (replacing Barney Harris)
Wool: Rashida Jones, David Oyelowo

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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