Caffeine – TV News – September 5th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us a few long-awaited premiere dates as we head into fall, plus a shocking return to a fan-favorite show!

Premiere dates:

October 13th: The Sinner
October 14th: Guilty Party
October 15th: You
October 24th: Insecure

November 5th: Dickinson
November 11th: The Game
November 19th: The Wheel of Time


Good Grief, The Ms. Pat Show, Big Shot, Reservation Dogs


Dickinson (after the upcoming third season), The Republic of Sarah

Other headlines:

Shawn Mendes will oversee music for the Life Is Strange series.

Dana Ledoux Miller and Michael Russell Gunn will showrun Netflix’s Thai cave rescue limited series.

Ordered to series:

The CW: Nancy Drew spinoff Tom Swift
Disney+: Karl Lagerfeld scripted series Kaiser Karl
Sky: Thriller Munich Match

Acquired for the U.S.:

IFC/Sundance: New Zealand comedy Good Grief
Tubi: British comedies The First Team, Life, High & Dry

Pilot orders:

HBO Max: DC Comics adaptation Dead Boy Detectives

In development:

CBS: Scott Caan PI drama Topangaland
The CW: Presidential campaign journalist drama The Girls on the Bus from Julie Plec and Greg Berlanti (this was previously at Netflix)
Kevin Costner: An Apollo 11 limited series directed by Barry Levinson
Rock My Soul: A
Life Goes On sequel series
Sparke Films: An adaptation of WWII alternate history trilogy Axis of Time
Urban Myth Films: An adaptation of Anita Anand’s biography of Princess Sophia Duleep Singh

Leaving their shows:

Law & Order: SVU: Jamie Gray Hyder, Demore Barnes
The Resident: Emily VanCamp

Promoted to series regular:

B Positive: Linda Lavin, David Anthony Higgins, Darryl Stephens

Guest stars:

Dickinson: Ziwe, Billy Eichner, Chloe Fineman


The Game: Coby Bell
Grey’s Anatomy: Kate Walsh


Astrid and Lilly Save the World: Jana Morrison, Samantha Maureen Aucoin
B Positive: Hector Elizondo, Jane Seymour, Ben Vereen, Celia Weston, Jim Beaver, Anna Maria Horsford
Batwoman: Bridget Regan
Bel-Air: Jabari Banks
Breathe: Austin Stowell
Dark Winds: Rainn Wilson
Dead Ringers: Jennifer Ehle, Emily Meade
The Game: Tim Daly, Toby Sandeman
The Girl from Plainville: Cara Buono, Kai Lennox
Guillermo Del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities: Essie Davis, Luke Roberts, Andrew Lincoln, F. Murray Abraham, Glynn Turman, Ben Barnes, Elpidia Carrillo, Hannah Galway, Crispin Glover, Demetrius Grosse, David Hewlett, Tim Blake Nelson, Sebastian Roché, Peter Weller
How I Met Your Father: Daniel Augustin (replacing Brandon Micheal Hall), Josh Peck, Ashley Reyes
Mayor of Kingstown: Kyle Chandler, Aidan Gillen, Hamish Allan-Headley, James Jordan, Nishi Munshi, Nichole Galicia, Andrew Howard, Michael Beach, Necar Zadegan, Jason Kelley, Mandela Van Peebles, Rob Kirkland, Natasha Marc
The Offer: Joseph Russo
Olga Dies Dreaming: Jesse Williams, Wanda De Jesús
Ordinary Joe: Rushi Kota, Jason Burkey, Gabrielle Byndloss
Power Book III: Raising Kanan: LeToya Luckett, Omar Dorsey, Krystal Joy Brown, Paulina Singer
Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin: Alex Aiono, Mallory Bechtel, Eric Johnson, Carson Rowland, Jordan Gonzalez, Ben Cook, Elias Kacavas, Benton Greene
Queer as Folk: Candace Grace, Johnny Sibilly, Devin Way, Fin Argus, Ryan O’Connell
Sprung: Martha Plimpton (replacing Ileana Douglas)
Star Trek: Picard: Annie Wersching
Super Pumped: Jon Bass, Bridget Gao-Hollitt
The Thing About Pam: Judy Greer, Katy Mixon
Three Pines: Alfred Molina, Rossif Sutherland, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Tantoo Cardinal, Clare Coulter, Sarah Booth, Anna Tierney, Julian Bailey, Frédéric-Antoine Guimond, Pierre Simpson, Tamara Brown, Marie-France Lambert, Frank Schorpion, Marcel Jeannin, Georgina Lynn Lightning, Crystle Lightning, Isabel Deroy-Olson, Anna Lambe
Twenties: Nia Jervier
Vampire Academy: Sisi Stringer, Daniela Nieves, Kieron Moore, André Dae Kim, J. August Richards, Anita-Joy Uwajeh, Mia McKenna-Bruce, Rhian Blundell, Jonetta Kaiser, Andrew Liner
Walker: Dave Annable
The Walking Dead: World Beyond: Pollyanna McIntosh
Untitled Netflix Thai cave rescue limited series: “Beam” Papangkorn Lerkchaleampote, Pratya Patong, Thanaphong Kanthawong, Songpol Kanthawong, Thanawut Chetuku, Thapanot Huttaprasu, Chakkaphat Sisat, Thanapat Phungpumkaew, Teerapat Somkaew, Rattapoom Nakeesathid, Watcharaphol Poungsawan, Apisit Saengchan, Aphisit Yookham

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