Caffeine – TV News – June 18th Edition

TV News Mindhunter

Happy Father’s Day! Let’s catch up on the week’s TV news and then go call your dads, everyone.

Premiere dates:

October 13th: Mindhunter


Luther, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Other TV News:

Kirsten Vangsness and A.J. Cook have signed on for more Criminal Minds.

Facebook is picking up MTV’s cancelled Loosely Exactly Nicole.

American Crime Story: Katrina has been delayed, so Versace will premiere next.

The never-aired episode of Powerless in which Adam West guest stars is now streaming.

New showrunners:

Ice: Ed Bernero
Medici: Jon Cassar
Supergirl: Jessica Queller, Robert Rovner

Supergirl co-creator Ali Adler will consult on Dynasty, which means she’ll be part time on Supergirl next season.

Ordered to series:

Netflix/Australian Broadcasting Corp.: Motherhood comedy The Letdown

Pilot orders:

USA Network: Comedic crime drama Olive Forever

In development:

Dancing Ledge: An adaptation of Paradise Lost produced by Martin Freeman
FOX: Family comedy The Ugly Truth
FX: Corporate espionage drama Honey
Lionsgate TV: John Wick spinoff series The Continental

Leaving their shows:

Criminal Minds: Damon Gupton
Quantico: Yasmine Al Massri, Pearl Thusi

Promoted to series regular:

A.P. Bio: Tom Bennett

Guest stars:

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Billy Zane


Sneaky Pete: Joseph Lyle Taylor (as recurring)


American Woman: Sam Morgan
Goliath: Morris Chestnut
Gone: Andy Mientus
The Gospel of Kevin: Kimberly Hebert Gregory (replacing Cristela Alonzo)
Graves: Matt Long, Lauren Weedman
The Haunting of Hill House: Michiel Huisman
Killing Eve: Sandra Oh
Law & Order: True Crime – The Menendez Murders: Sterling Beaumon, Molly Hagan, Dominic Flores
Major Crimes: James Martinez
The Man in the High Castle: Jason O’Mara
Medici: Sean Bean
Modus: Greg Wise, Billy Campbell
The Passage: Vincent Piazza
Psych: The Movie: Zachary Levi
Sea Oak: Glenn Close
Sick Note: Lindsay Lohan
Snowpiercer: Annalise Basso, Sasha Frolova, Alison Wright, Benjamin Haigh

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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