Caffeine – TV News – June 9th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – June 9th Edition

We’ve got good news for lots of TV fans, as this week’s TV news is filled with renewals!

Premiere dates:

August 8th: The Mallorca Files

September 29th: The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon – The Book of Carol


All American, Criminal Minds: Evolution, Scrublands, Sight Unseen, Average Joe, Darby and Joan, Palm Royale, The Upshaws (for a seventh and final season)


All American: Homecoming, Tokyo Vice

Other headlines:

Creator Jeff Eastin says there’s a White Collar reboot in the works with the original cast involved.

Season two of The Last of Us will have seven episodes.

Rob Thomas is stepping down as showrunner of upcoming drama High Potential.

Ordered to series:

Amazon Prime Video: Live-action game adaptation Like a Dragon: Yakuza, law enforcement drama Countdown starring Jensen Ackles
BBC/Britbox: An adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Towards Zero
Peacock: An adaptation of Andrea Mara’s thriller All Her Fault starring Sarah Snook

Acquired for Canada:

Crave: British crime drama Dope Girls

In development:

Amazon: Semi-autobiographical comedy Off Color from and starring Owen Thiele, an adaptation of James Rollins’ techno-thriller series Sigma Force
Amblin: Limited series The Challenger starring Kristen Stewart as astronaut Sally Ride
BBC: A drama series about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s detention in Iran
Duplass Brothers Productions: Horror series The Creep Tapes
Fifth Season: A series adaptation of Hostel starring Paul Giamatti
Heyday Television: An adaptation of Gillian McAllister’s detective novel Just Another Missing Person
Netflix: A series adaptation of film Fatherhood from Kevin Hart and the Obamas’ Higher Ground
UCP/Killer Films: An adaptation of Isle McElroy’s novel People Collide from Abbi Jacobson

Leaving their shows:

9-1-1: Lone Star: Sierra McClain
S.W.A.T.: Rochelle Aytes

Guest stars:

Frasier: Yvette Nicole Brown, Patricia Heaton


The Better Sister: Corey Stoll, Bobby Naderi, Maxwell Acee Donovan, Kim Dickens
Black Rabbit: Morgan Spector
Chad Powers: Steve Zahn, Perry Mattfeld, Frankie A. Rodriguez
The Chicken Sisters: Ektor Rivera
Countdown: Jessica Camacho
Criminal: Logan Browning, Pat Healy, Taylor Selé, John Hawkes
Dexter: Original Sin: James Martinez, Christina Milian, Alex Shimizu, Reno Wilson
The Four Seasons: Colman Domingo, Erika Henningsen
Frasier: Greer Grammer
Gen V: Hamish Linklater
The Hunting Party: Nick Wechsler, Kyra Leroux
Missing You: Ashley Walters, James Nesbitt, Matt Jay-Willis
The Morning Show: Marion Cotillard
Obsession: Dorian Missick, Karla Souza
Scrublands: Silver: Luke Carroll, Debra Lawrance, David Roberts, Tasma Walton, Luke Pegler, Caroline Brazier, Joel Jackson, Toby Truslove, Sarah Roberts, Hamish Michael, Radek Jonak, Damian De Montemas
St. Denis Medical: Stephen Schneider
Towards Zero: Anjelica Huston, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Ella Lily Hyland, Mimi Keene, Jackie Clune, Grace Doherty, Jack Farthing, Khalil Gharbia, Adam Hugill, Clarke Peters, Matthew Rhys, Anjana Vasan
Watson: Rochelle Aytes, Inga Schlingmann, Eve Harlow
Wayward: Sarah Gadon, Patrick Adams, Sydney Topliffe, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Patrick Gallagher, Josh Close, Toni Collette
Untitled HBO Rachel Sennott comedy pilot: Odessa A’zion, Jordan Firstman, Miles Robbins, True Whitaker

(Image courtesy of Paramount+.)

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