Caffeine – TV News – June 23rd Edition

Caffeine – TV News – June 23rd Edition

Lots of people are dealing with a heat wave right now, but this week’s TV news has premiere dates stretching into the fall to remind us that cooler times are coming!

Premiere dates:

July 19th: Lady in the Lake

October 2nd: Sullivan’s Crossing, Joan (CW premieres)
October 17th: Superman & Lois
October 24th: The Librarians: The Next Chapter

November 10th: Yellowstone
November 13th: Children Ruin Everything (CW premiere)


Resident Alien (which is also moving to USA Network), Grantchester

Other headlines:

Matt Lopez will showrun Sheriff Country.

Todd Harthan will showrun High Potential.

Tony Yacenda will direct the Hulu pilot Chad Powers.

Thor Freudenthal will direct and EP the pilot of The Hunting Party.

Pilot orders:

Amazon MGM Studios: Horror comedy The Nightbeast starring Tatiana Maslany
Hulu: Roommate sitcom Mid-Century Modern starring Matt Bomer and Nathan Lane

In development:

Amazon: A live-action YA adaptation of French cartoon Totally Spies!, a Riz Ahmed comedy about a struggling actor
Apple Tree Productions: Shopping mall comedy drama Feelings & Things
Radar Pictures: A scripted series about the Fubu hip hop clothing brand
Studiocanal: A scripted series based on art history documentary The Lost Leonardo starring Julianne Moore
Synchronicity Films: An adaptation of Heather Morris’s Holocaust novel The Body
UCP: An adaptation of Chris Whitaker’s novel All the Colors of the Dark

Leaving their shows:

Bosch: Legacy: Anthony Michael Hall

Promoted to series regular:

Chicago Fire: Jocelyn Hudon


The Night Manager: Olivia Colman, Alistair Petrie, Douglas Hodge, Michael Nardone, Noah Jupe


1923: Jennifer Carpenter
Devil in Disguise: John Waynce Gacy: Michael Chernus
Dexter: Original Sin: Patrick Dempsey
FBI: International: Jesse Lee Soffer
El Gato: Eric Lange, Alfonso Dosal
The Gilded Age: Phylicia Rashad, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Victoria Clark
House of David: Alexander Uloom, Sam Otto
A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms: Finn Bennett, Bertie Carvel, Tanzyn Crawford, Daniel Ings, Sam Spruell
Man on Fire: Billie Boullet
Outlander: Blood of My Blood: Marlow Walters, Louis O’Rourke
Reasonable Doubt: Kandi Burruss
The Sex Lives of College Girls: Devin Craig, Ruby Cruz, Michael Provost, Roby Attal
Twisted Metal: Anthony Carrigan
Untamed: Sam Neill, Rosemarie DeWitt
We Were Liars: Rahul Kohli (replacing Arsher Ali)

(Image courtesy of the CW.)

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