Caffeine – TV News – September 3rd Edition

It’s almost time for fall TV! So in addition to some fun casting, this week’s TV news has… news about shows in development for next year.

Premiere dates:
September 17th: Vice Principals
September 29th: Tin Star
October 3rd: Queen Sugar (with a 2-night premiere)
October 5th: Rillington Place
October 13th: Lore
November 2nd: Back

Cancelled: Dark Matter

Renewed: Killjoys (for a final two seasons)

The rumored third season of True Detective starring Mahershala Ali is now official.

Season four of UnREAL will have eight episodes.

Matthew Weiner has set the creative team for The Romanoffs.

Ordered to series:
BBC: Family drama Come Home starring Christopher Eccleston and Paula Malcolmson
Netflix: Musical drama The Eddy from Damien Chazelle

In development:
ABC: A Mexican-American family comedy
Amazon: That Starsky & Hutch reboot from James Gunn
CBS: Multigenerational CIA drama Family Business, female cop drama Chiefs, medical comedy Love/Sick
CBS TV Studios: A series based on Elmore Leonard’s Detroit novels
The CW: Horror series Black Rose Anthology written and directed by all women
Filmula: 1990s fashion industry series Champagne Supernovas
Fox: School comedy Suspended, sci-fi drama Proxy, family comedy Not Ready, cop drama Nightfall, live interactive comedy Immediate Family
NBC: Legal drama Closure from Josh Berman and John Legend, police drama Greenlit from Milo Ventimiglia

HBO is not moving forward with pilot Mogadishu, Minnesota.

Leaving their shows:
The Goldbergs: AJ Michalka

Guest stars:
Chicago P.D.: Monica Barbaro
Fuller House: Lonzo Ball
Jane the Virgin: Isabel Allende
Law & Order: SVU: Annabeth Gish
The Mick: Michaela Watkins
The Mindy Project: Reese Witherspoon
Once Upon a Time: Robin Givens
Will & Grace: Minnie Driver, Kyle Bornheimer

Casting:
Carnival Row: Cara Delevingne
Castle Rock: Terry O’Quinn
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Courtney Ford
Escape at Dannemora: Michael Beasley
Falling Water: Sepideh Moafi, Kristopher Turner, Stephen Arbuckle
Goliath: Mark Duplass
Gotham: Michael Cerveris
grown-ish: Francia Raisa, Jordan Buhat, Chloe x Halle
Killing Eve: Kirby Howell-Baptiste
Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders: Anna Osceola
Lethal Weapon: Lynn Collins
Locke & Key: Jackson Robert Scott
The Magicians: Dina Meyer
Me, Myself & I: Ed Begley, Jr., Tia Mowry
The Oath: J. Anthony Pena
Rise: Stephanie J. Block, Mark Tallman
SEAL Team: Judd Lormand
Snowpiercer: Susan Park
Titans: Brenton Thwaites

(Image courtesy of OWN.)

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