Caffeine – TV News – June 11th Edition

TV News Survivor's Remorse

It’s been a crazy news week in general, so let’s catch up on the TV news you might have missed in the shuffle!

Canadian readers: ICYMI, we posted info on the Corus channels 2017-18 slate.

Premiere dates:

August 2nd: Swedish Dicks
August 20th: Survivor’s Remorse
October 9th: Supergirl, Valor
October 10th: The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow
October 11th: Riverdale, Dynasty
October 12th: Supernatural, Arrow
October 13th: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Jane the Virgin


24: Legacy

Other news:

Season three of UnREAL has been delayed to 2018.

New showrunners:

Taken: Greg Plageman

Ordered to series:

Cinemax: 19th century Chinatown crime drama Warrior
ITV: True crime drama Hatton Garden
Netflix: Debby Ryan CW pageant pilot Insatiable

Pilot orders:

Freeform: A Misfits reboot from Fake Empire and Diane Ruggiero-Wright

In development:

HBO: A comedy based on web series Brown Girls
HBO Nordic: Danish limited series Pele the Conqueror
ThinkFactory Media: Limited series The Lou Pearlman Story
Tomorrow Studios: A live-action Cowboy Bebop show
Universal Cable Productions: A series from Sam Esmail based on podcast Homecoming and starring Julia Roberts

Not moving forward:

Fox: The Beast

Leaving their shows:

The Exorcist: Geena Davis, Alan Ruck, Hannah Kasulka, Brianne Howey
NCIS: Jennifer Esposito

Guest stars:

Graves: Jacqueline Bisset
Kingdom: Zach Gilford
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Max Casella
Shadowhunters: Sarah Hyland


Alexa & Katie: Tiffani Thiessen
Claws: Jimmy Jean-Louis, Suleka Mathew
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Tala Ashe
Graves: Sarah Baker
Halt and Catch Fire: Anna Chlumsky
Hatton Garden: Timothy Spall, Kenneth Cranham, Brian F. O’Byrne, David Hayman, Alex Norton, Ian Puleston-Davies, Geoff Bell, Nasser Memarzia
Law & Order: True Crime – The Menendez Murders: Julianne Nicholson, Constance Marie, Carlos Gomez, Sterling Beaumon, Sam Jaeger
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events: Nathan Fillion, Tony Hale, Sara Rue, Lucy Punch, Roger Bart
Misfits: Ashleigh LaThrop, Tre Hall, Allie MacDonald, Jake Cannavale
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams: Maura Tierney, Annalise Basso, Essie Davis, Liam Cunningham, Ruth Bradley
Shades of Blue: Max Casella
Snowpiercer: Jennifer Connelly, Mickey Sumner
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan: Amir El-Masry

(Image courtesy of Starz.)

About Kate

Kate Linnea Welsh is a New Hampshire-based writer and taxonomist. (No, that doesn't involve dead animals.) She keeps us up to date on TV news in her weekly column "Caffeine." She writes about other TV shows, books, and more at her blog and her site Read the Screen. She'd love to talk to you on Twitter: @katelinnea