Caffeine – TV News – September 4th Edition

TV news this week has been focused on the Emmys and gearing up for fall premieres, but let’s see what other bits of intel we have this Labor Day weekend!

Premiere dates:

October 7th: Derry Girls
October 26th: The Mysterious Benedict Society

November 4th: Manifest
November 11th: The English



Other headlines:

Ghosts will have a special double holiday episode on December 15th.

Bryan Goluboff is leaving Law & Order: Organized Crime, and Sean Jablonski will be the new showrunner.

Political journalist Abby Phillip will consult on The Girls on the Bus.

Kogonada and Christopher Radcliff will write the limited series about Vincent Chin, and Kogonada will direct.

Gina Yashere and Matt Ross have been promoted to co-showrunners of Bob <3 Abishola.

Linda Mendoza will direct the first two episodes of Survival of the Thickest.

Co-showrunner Miguel Sapochnik is leaving House of the Dragon, and Alan Taylor is joining as an EP and director.

Joe Wright will direct Mussolini series M.

Ordered to series:

ITV/BritBox: Scottish crime thriller Payback starring Morven Christie, Peter Mullan, Prasanna Puwanarajah, and Derek Riddell
Paramount+: Australian crime thriller North Shore
Sundance Now: Irish crime drama The Vanishing Triangle starring Allen Leech and India Mullen

In development:

ABC: Comedy Worst House on the Block
The CW: Suffragist drama The Hatpin Society
Hulu: Coming-of-age mystery Phony

Not moving forward:

Hulu: Historical musical drama History of a Pleasure Seeker

Leaving their shows:

Chicago P.D.: Jesse Lee Soffer
The Conners: Michael Fishman

Promoted to series regular:

From: Scott McCord

Guest stars:

Call Me Kat: Parker Young
Everything’s Trash: Anand Desai-Barochia
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law: Megan Thee Stallion


Yellowstone: Q’orianka Kilcher


1923: Sebastian Roché
Avalon: Demetrius Grosse
The Big Cigar: Jaime Ray Newman, Noah Emmerich, John Doman, Chris Brochu, Brenton Allen
Black Mirror: Rob Delaney
Boy Swallows Universe: Travis Fimmell, Simon Baker, Phoebe Tonkin, Felix Cameron, Lee Tiger Halley, Bryan Brown, Anthony La Paglia, Sophie Wilde, Christopher James Baker, HaiHa Le, Deborah Mailman, Ben O’Toole, Zachary Wan, Millie Donaldson, Eloise Rothfield
The Cleaning Lady: Naveen Andrews
Criminal Record: Cathy Tyson, Dionne Brown, Stephen Campbell Moore, Charlie Creed-Miles, Shaun Dooley, Aysha Kala, Tom Moutchi, Zoë Wanamaker
The Crown: Rufus Kampa, Ed McVey, Meg Bellamy
Dark Matter: Jennifer Connelly
For All Mankind: Daniel Stern
From: Nathan D. Simmons, Kaelen Ohm, Angela Moore, AJ Simmons, Deborah Grover
The Girls on the Bus: Brandon Scott, Griffin Dunne, Leslie Fray, PJ Sosko, Becky Ann Baker, Kyle Vincent Terry, Tala Ashe, Richard Bekins, Carla Gugino
Glamorous: Nicole Power
Ironheart: Regan Aliyah
Kaos: Daniel Lawrence Taylor
La Máquina: Eiza González
The Morning Show: Tig Notaro
Orphan Black: Echoes: Keeley Hawes
Outlander: Joey Phillips, Izzy Meikle-Small
Poker Face: Clea DuVall, Shane Paul McGhie, Angel Desai, Jasmine Aiyana Garvin, Leslie Silva
The Spiderwick Chronicles: Joy Bryant
Sugar: Dennis Boutsikaris, Alex Hernandez, Lindsay Pulsipher, Anna Gunn, James Cromwell
The Summer I Turned Pretty: Kyra Sedgwick, Elsie Fisher
Survival of the Thickest: Tone Bell, Tasha Smith
Swagger: Vinessa Shaw
Warrior: Telly Leung, Kevin Otto, Adam Rayner, Nick Cordileone, Dominique Maher, Neels Claasen, Sean Marco, Jazzara Jaslyn, Colin Moss, Sizo Mahlangu
The Winchesters: Bridget Regan
Wonder Man: Ben Kingsley

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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