Caffeine – TV News – September 8th Edition

TV news has slowed down a bit as the industry gears up for fall premieres, but we’ve still got a bunch of exciting stuff to cover this week!

Premiere dates:

October 16th: Limetown
October 20th: Watchmen

November 1st: Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan
November 20th: Mad About You


Grace & Frankie (for a seventh and final season)


The Detour

Other headlines:

Season three of Westworld will have eight episodes.

Not moving forward:

Apple: Richard Gere drama Bastards
Hulu: John Grisham series The Rainmaker and Rogue Lawyer

Ordered to series:

Netflix: Korean mystery drama Round Six, Belgian disaster drama Into the Night, a Ryan Murphy adaptation of A Chorus Line, a Ryan Murphy series about fashion designer Halston starring Ewan McGregor, NASCAR comedy The Crew starring Kevin James
USA Network: Evel Knievel limited series Evel starring Milo Ventimiglia
Viaplay: Swedish-Norwegian action thriller The Machinery

In development:

A24: An adaptation of Ursula Le Guin’s Earthsea fantasy series
ABC: New Orleans musical drama House of the Rising Sun
Anonymous Content: An adaptation of CIA thriller The Quantum Spy
Apple: Joseph Gordon-Levitt teacher drama Mr. Corman
CBS: Police procedural Einstein
Extraordinary Entertainment: Triad crime drama The Successor
Fox SideCar: Elin Hilderbrand mystery drama The Perfect Couple
HBO Max: A Julia Child series starring Joan Cusack
Hulu: An adaptation of Handmaid’s Tale sequel The Testaments
NBC: A cryogenics drama from David Slack directed by Phillip Noyce, sci-fi drama Brain Trust, college admissions drama TriBeCa
Quibi: An action series starring Christoph Waltz and Liam Hemsworth
Sony Pictures TV: An adaptation of Charlie Jane Anders sci-fi novel The City in the Middle of the Night

Promoted to series regular:

Empire: Katlynn Simone, Meta Golding, Wood Harris, Mario
Mr. Iglesias: Tucker Albrizzi

Guest stars:

American Housewife: Alessandra Ambrosio, Alex Landi


Arrow: Byron Mann
Arrowverse crossover: Johnathon Schaech
Mad About You: Anne Ramsay, Jerry Adler


13 Reasons Why: Gary Sinise
68 Whiskey: Sam Keeley, Gage Golightly, Cristina Rodlo, Jeremy Tardy, Nicholas Coombe
Ballers: Tim Johnson Jr.
The Boys: Goran Visnjic, Claudia Doumit
The Crown: Gillian Anderson
A Discovery of Witches: Steven Cree, James Purefoy, Paul Rhys, Sheila Hancock, Barbara Marten, Jacob Ifan, Holly Aird, Michael Lindall, Adam Sklar, Joshua Pickering, Elaine Cassidy, Victoria Yeates, Adrian Rawlins, Lois Chimimba, Amy McAllister, Milo Twomey
Deputy: Danielle Moné Truitt
Dynasty: Ken Kirby
The End of the F***ing World: Naomie Ackie
Fargo: Glynn Turman
Generation: Martha Plimpton
Hollywood: Patti LuPone, Holland Taylor, Darren Criss
Homecoming: Chris Cooper
Little Fires Everywhere: Byron Mann
Lord of the Rings: Will Poulter
Madam Secretary: Wentworth Miller, Michael Patrick Thornton
The Mandalorian: Julia Jones
Manhunt: Lone Wolf: Brad William Henke
The Ms. Pat Show: Theodore Barnes, Briyana Guadaupe, Vince Swann
The Resident: Kearran Giovanni, Geoffrey Cantor, Michael Paul Chan, Erinn Westbrook, David Alan Grier
Riverdale: Mishel Prada
Royalties: Tony Revolori, Georgia King, John Stamos
Shameless: Chelsea Rendon
A Teacher: Ashley Zukerman, Marielle Scott, Shane Harper, Adam David Thompson, Rya Kihlstedt, Camila Perez, Cameron Moulène, Ciara Bravo
The Wheel of Time: Daniel Henney
Yellowstone: Eden Brolin
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist: India De Beaufort, Michael Thomas Grant, Kapil Talwalkar, Alice Lee, Stephanie Styles

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