Caffeine – TV News – June 4th Edition

The Last Tycoon TV News

This week’s TV news starts to fill in the picture of exactly how our fall TV universe will look!

Premiere dates:

June 18th: Grantchester, My Mother and Other Strangers
July 17th: Loaded
July 28th: The Last Tycoon
September 25th: The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon, Kevin Can Wait, Me, Myself & I, Scorpion
September 26th: NCIS, Bull, NCIS: New Orleans
September 27th: Survivor, SEAL TEAM, Criminal Minds
September 29th: MacGyver, Hawaii Five-0, Blue Bloods
October 1st: Wisdom of the Crowd, NCIS: Los Angeles
October 2nd: 9JKL
October 8th: Madam Secretary
October 30th: Superior Donuts
November 2nd: Mom, Life in Pieces, S.W.A.T.


Call the Midwife


Underground, Quarry, Sense8

Other headlines:

NBC has switched around their fall schedule: This Is Us will stay on Tuesdays (and bring Law & Order: True Crime -The Menendez Murders with it). Thursday will have comedies — Superstore, The Good Place, Will & Grace, and Great News — followed by Chicago Fire.

Good news for the Canadians among you: CTV has picked up thirteen of the new U.S. shows for next season.

Ordered to series:

Netflix: A Turkish action drama about the Ottoman Empire

In development:

AMC: Joe Hill adaptation NOS4A2, global mystery-thriller Pandora, sci-fi drama Silent History
HBO: Maria Semple adaptation Today Will Be Different produced by and starring Julia Roberts, teen drama Euphoria
IM Global TV: Sci fic drama The Happiness Machine
Imperative Entertainment: A series about Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok
ITV: An adaptation of Anthony’s Horowitz’s Alex Rider teen spy novels
Showtime: Music-themed office comedy The Studio from Kevin Hart and T.I.
TWC/Dimension: A Sin City reboot from Glen Mazzara, Len Wiseman, nad Stephen L’Heureux

Not moving forward:

NBC: Sackett Sisters

Leaving their shows:

Kevin Can Wait: Erinn Hayes

Promoted to series regular:

Kevin Can Wait: Leah Remini
Orange Is the New Black: Dale Soules, Jessica Pimentel
Riverdale: Skeet Ulrich

Guest stars:

Younger: Kristin Chenoweth


Call the Midwife: Leonie Elliot
Chance: Tim Griffin
Escape at Dannemora: Paul Dano
Graves: Wallace Shawn
Law & Order: True Crime – The Menendez Murders: Miles Gaston Villanueva, Anthony Edwards
Lore: Holland Roden
Nashville: Katrina Norman
The Passage: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saniyya Sidney, Genesis Rodriguez, Brianne Howey, BJ Britt, Jennifer Ferrin
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams: Juno Temple, Janelle Monae, Jay Paulson, David Lyons
Supergirl: Odette Annable
Trust: Brendan Fraser

(Image courtesy of Amazon.)

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