Caffeine – TV News – June 16th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – June 16th Edition

We’ve got a few more summer premiere dates and more TV news for you this week!

Premiere dates:

July 11th: Vikings: Valhalla
July 12th: The Serpent Queen
July 25th: The Decameron
July 26th: Elite

September 5th: Fight Night


House of the Dragon, The Green Veil


Power Book IV: Force (after its upcoming third season)

Other headlines:

Eric Kripke says season five of The Boys will be the final season.

George R.R. Martin says Game of Thrones spinoff Ten Thousand Ships is back in development and Eboni Booth is working on it.

NBC has ordered five additional episodes of season one of St. Denis Medical.

Todd Haynes will write and direct HBO’s upcoming limited series Trust.

Steven Caple Jr. will EP and direct the first few episodes of Man on Fire.

Greg Mottola will direct a few episodes of The Peacemaker.

The Power Rangers series is not moving forward at Netflix.

Ordered to series:

AMC: Anne Rice adaptation The Talamasca
Channel 4: Margaret Thatcher drama Brian and Margaret starring Harriet Walter and Steve Coogan
MGM+: Stephen King adaptation The Institute starring Ben Barnes
Netflix: An adaptation of Agatha Christie’s The Seven Dials Mystery starring Mia McKenna-Bruce, Helena Bonham Carter, and Martin Freeman
Paramount+: Sarah Vaughan thriller adaptation Little Disasters starring Diane Kruger and Jo Joyner
USA Network: An adaptation of John Grisham’s The Rainmaker

In development:

Amazon MGM Studios: An adaptation of Matthew Quirk’s con artist thriller The 500
Lionsgate TV: Hostage recovery drama The Envoy from Alexi Hawley
Untitled Entertainment: 1980s funeral business crime series Chop Shop starring Christina Ricci and Hamish Linklater
Village Roadshow TV: An adaptation of University of Idaho student murder book When the Night Comes Falling

Leaving their shows:

The Morning Show: Julianna Margulies

Promoted to series regular:

School Spirits: Josh Zuckerman

Guest stars:

DINKS: Nicole Byer, Carl Tart, Lennon Parham


Grey’s Anatomy: Jason George


Bad Monkey: Ashley Nicole Black
The Better Sister: Gabriel Sloyer, Matthew Modine
Blade Runner 2099: Hunter Schafer
Countdown: Eric Dane
Criminal: Gus Halper, Aliyah Camacho, Michael Mando, Marvin Jones III, Michael Xavier, Dominic Burgess
The Death of Bunny Munro: Sarah Greene, Johann Myers
DINKS: Jon Gabrus
Found: Danielle Savre
The Four Seasons: Kerri Kenney-Silver
Frasier: Dan Butler, Edward Hibbert
El Gato: Sarah Jones, Adriana Barraza
Hijack: Toby Jones, Lisa Vicari, Christiane Paul
House of David: Michael Iskander, Ali Suliman, Ayelet Zurer, Stephen Lang, Martyn Ford aka the Nightmare
Madam: Rachel Griffiths, Martin Henderson, Rima Te Wiata, Ariaña Osborne, Danielle Cormack, Robbie Magasiva
Man on Fire: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
The Peacemaker: Sol Rodriguez, David Denman, Tim Meadows
School Spirits: Jess Gabor, Zack Calderon, Miles Elliot, Cihang Ma
Shrinking: Ashley Nicole Black (and she’ll also be writing)
Star Trek: Starfleet Academy: Paul Giamatti
Untitled Hulu Amanda Knox series: Grace Van Patten
Untitled Peacock Steph Curry comedy: Ayden Mayeri

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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