Caffeine – TV News – June 30th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – June 30th Edition

We’ve got a bunch of TV news to catch up on this week heading into a presumably quiet holiday week!

Premiere dates:

July 4th: The Family Business

August 1st: A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder
August 11th: SEAL Team
August 29th: KAOS

September 4th: Slow Horses
September 15th: Tulsa King

October 11th: Disclaimer


Interview with the Vampire, Crooks, Babylon Berlin (for a fifth and final season)


The Big Door Prize

Other headlines:

The Harry Potter series will be written and showrun by Francesa Gardiner and directed by Mark Mylod.

Several upcoming shows including Welcome to Derry and Harry Potter are moving to actual HBO from Max.

Netflix is not moving forward with fantasy drama The Grimm Reality.

Mackenzie Crook will direct the second season of The Change.

Ordered to series:

AMC: An untitled Silicon Valley drama from Jonathan Glatzer
Apple TV+: German medical drama KRANK Berlin
Channel 5: Drama The Au Pair starring David Suchet and Ludmilla Makowski
HBO: DC Comics Green Lantern series Lanterns
ITV: Thriller Cold Water starring Andrew Lincoln

Acquired for North America:

HBO: BBC Richard Gadd drama Lions
Netflix: Chinese fantasy series See Her Again

In development:

Caspian Pictures: Iranian historical drama The Shah, The Spy, The Madman
CBS: A U.S. version of German procedural Einstein, a contemporary Van Helsing series
Fox: A supernatural crime procedural based on graphic novel >Proof
Netflix: An adaptation of Emily Henry’s romance novel Happy Place
Rain Productions/Boilermaker Entertainment: An adaptation of Lindy Ryan’s mystery/horror novel Bless Your Heart
This Radicle Act/Boat Rocker: An adaptation of sci-fi mystery comic book series Mindset
Universal TV: Hostage recovery drama Snatchback starring Dominic Purcell and Wentworth Miller
Wooden Horse/WBITVP Australia: A scripted heist caper based on doc series Stuff the British Stole
Working Title/Universal International: D.C. lobbyist drama K Street

Leaving their shows:

All American: Daniel Ezra
Chicago Med: Dominic Rains

Promoted to series regular:

And Just Like That: Sebastiano Pigazzi, Dolly Wells

Guest stars:

Frasier: Harriet Samson Harris, Rachel Bloom


The Agency: Michael Fassbender, Jeffrey Wright
All American: Homecoming: Cameron Elie
American Sports Story: Scot Ruggles
And Just Like That: Logan Marshall-Green, Mehcad Brooks, Jonathan Cake
Andor: Ben Mendelsohn
The Better Sister: Gloria Reuben, Lorraine Toussaint
The Change: Laura Checkley
Dexter: Origins: Sarah Michelle Gellar
Earth Abides: Aaron Tveit, Rodrigo Fernandez-Stoll, Elyse Levesque, Luisa D’Oliveira, Birkett Turton, Hilary McCormack, Jenna Berman
The Four Seasons: Will Forte
El Gato: Angela Sarafyan
Hijack: Clare-Hope Ashitey, Karima McAdams, Christian Näthe
Lazarus: Roisin Gallagher, David Fynn, Karla Crome, Kate Ashfield, Curtis Tennant
Mix Tape: Florence Hunt, Jim Sturgess, Teresa Palmer
Neuromancer: Briana Middleton
No Good Deed: Chloe East
Obsession: Patch Darragh, Kira Guloien, Celeste Oliva, Jesse James Keitel, Matt Murray
One Piece: Daniel Lasker, Camrus Johnson, Jazzara Jaslyn, David Dastmalchian, Werner Coetser, Brendan Murray, Clive Russell, Callum Kerr, Julia Rehwald, Rob Colletti, Ty Keogh
Outrageous: Bessie Carter, Joanna Vanderham, Shannon Watson, Zoe Brough, Orla Hill, Isobel Jesper Jones, Toby Regbo, Anna Chancellor, James Purefoy, Joshua Sasse, Jamie Blackley, James Musgrave, Calam Lynch, Will Attenborough
Running Point: Scott Evans
Untamed: Lily Santiago, Wilson Bethel
Welcome to Derry: Alixandra Fuchs, Kimberly Guerrero, Dorian Grey, Thomas Mitchell, BJ Harrison, Peter Outerbridge, Shane Marriott, Chad Rook, Joshua Odjick, Morningstar Angeline
Young Sherlock: Joseph Fiennes, Natascha McElhone
Untitled Apple TV+ golf comedy: Lilli Kay
Untitled BBC Iranian detention drama: Narges Rashadi, Joseph Fiennes

(Image courtesy of AMC.)

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