TV News – Caffeine – October 28th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us a bunch of premiere dates, so let’s see how late fall and early winter are shaping up!

Premiere dates:

November 19th: The Last Kingdom
November 23rd: Frontier

December 5th: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
December 14th: Tidelands
December 20th: Timeless finale movie

January 8th: Good Trouble
January 11th: Friends from College
January 14th: The Passage
January 24th: Broad City, The Other Two



Full seasons ordered:

A Million Little Things


American Vandal

Other headlines:

ABC has ordered one more episode of The Conners and additional scripts for The Rookie, The Kids Are Alright, and Splitting Up Together.

Kate Dennis will direct and executive produce HBO pilot Run.

Starz has some Power spinoffs in the works.

Pilot orders:

Amazon: A U.S. adaptation of British working class DJ comedy People Just Do Nothing
Showtime: An undocumented immigrant drama starring Gael Garcia Bernal

In development:

ABC: Veterinarian/FBI crime drama Wolfe, family comedy Because Kids, a single mom comedy
CBS: Friendship comedy Shoulda Coulda Woulda from Gloria Calderon Kellett, Pakistani-American family comedy Amerikhans, family relationship comedy The Folks, friendship comedy To Whom It May Concern, Iliza Shlesinger silbing comedy Halfway There, comedy The Emperor of Malibu from Kevin Kwan
FOX: A parenting comedy from Steve Koren, class comedy Home Economics
HBO: Contemporary female-led Robin Hood reimagining Trader
Lime Pictures: 1990s crime/fashion drama Still Breathing
NBC: A drama about LAPD women officers, church choir comedy All Together Now from Bradley Whitford, dance drama Major from Jennifer Lopez

Promoted to series regular:

Power: Michael J. Ferguson

Guest stars:

Arrowverse crossover: John Wesley Shipp
Brockmire: J.K. Simmons, Bob Costas, Linda Lavin, Christine Woods, Richard Kind
Dirty John: Tommy Savas
Roswell, New Mexico: Claudia Black
Sweetbitter: Sandra Bernhard
The Twilight Zone: Adam Scott
Will & Grace: Barrett Foa


Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City: Zosia Mamet, Victor Garber
Charmed: Aleyse Shannon
Cobra Kai: Peyton List
The Conners: Rene Rosado
Constance: Hannah Rae
The Crown: Emerald Fennell
Dark Mon£y: Babou Ceesay, Jill Halfpenny, Rebecca Front, Susan Wokoma, Olive Gray, Ellen Thomas, Joseph May, Rudi Dharmalingam, Gary Beadle
David Makes Man: Lela Rochon, Trace Lysette, Liza Colon-Zayas, Juanita Jennings, Lindsey Blackwell, Solomon Valdez, Teshi Thomas, Nick Creegan, Kimaya Naomi, Logan Rozos
Daybreak: Colin Ford, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Sophie Simnett, Austin Crute, Gregory Kasyan, Krysta Rodriguez, Cody Kearsley, Jeanté Godlock
Empire: Scotty Tovar
Four Weddings and a Funeral: Jessica Williams, Nikesh Patel, Rebecca Rittenhouse, John Reynolds
Killing Eve: Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Shannon Tarbet
Lethal Weapon: Nishi Munshi
The Mallorca Files: Elen Rhys, Julian Looman
Party of Five: Brandon Larracuente, Emily Tosta, Niko Guardado, Elle Paris Legaspi
Power: Cynthia Addai-Robinson
Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists: Noah-Gray Cabey, Evan Bittencourt
Swamp Thing: Jeryl Prescott
Years and Years: Emma Thompson
Untitled Apple Hilde Lysiak series: Jim Sturgess
Untitled Apple morning show drama: Steve Carell, Billy Crudup, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nestor Carbonell, Mark Duplass
Untitled Showtime Roger Ailes limited series: Aleksa Palladino

(Image courtesy of NBC.)

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