Caffeine – TV News – May 26th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – May 26th Edition

I hope all our U.S. readers are having a relaxing long weekend – let’s catch up on the week’s TV news and get you out to your picnics and barbecues!

Premiere dates:

June 7th: Fantasmas
June 27th: My Lady Jane

July 14th: Emperor of Ocean Park
July 24th: Time Bandits
July 28th: Blue Ridge: The Series

August 11th: Industry
August 14th: Bad Monkey
August 15th: Bel-Air

October 27th: The Marlow Murder Club


The Marlow Murder Club, Drops of God, Tires, Wild Cards


Walker, Primo, The Spencer Sisters, High School, Still Up, The Girls on the Bus

Other headlines:

The CBC has made a slew of announcements about its 2024-25 season.

Stephen Merchant says The Outlaws will probably end with season three.

The Nurse Jackie sequel series in the works has moved to Amazon Prime.

Mike Weiss will showrun the next season of FBI, and Allen MacDonald is the new showrunner at Chicago Med.

Outnumbered is returning with a Christmas special.

Laura Linney, Ben Semanoff, and Justin Kurzel will direct episodes of Black Rabbit.

Damon Lindelof and Chris Mundy have joined the writing staff of Lanterns.

Ordered to series:

Angel Studios: WWII limited series Truth and Conviction starring Rupert Evans and Ewan Horrocks
Disney+: A series about Marvel’s Vision character starring Paul Bettany and showrun by Terry Matalas
HBO: A college-set comedy starring Steve Carell from Bill Lawrence and Matt Tarses

Acquired for North America:

Sundance Now: Natalie Dormer mystery series White Lies

In development:

A+E Media Group: Dadfluencer thriller Influence
Fox: Drama Except You from Julianna Baggott and Finneas Scott
Gato Grande: An adaptation of Emma Törzs’s YA fantasy Ink Blood Sister Scribe called Ink
Going Local Productions: Medical drama Doctor Dave from and starring Dave Coulier
NBC: A series adaptation of movie Car Wash
Random Access Media: An epic drama about Iran’s royal family
UCP: Dark Munsters reboot 1313

Leaving their shows:

Night Court: India de Beaufort

Promoted to recurring:

That ’90s Show: Don Stark

Promoted to series regular:

The Handmaid’s Tale: Ever Carradine

Guest stars:

Evil: Anna Chlumsky, Nate Corddry, Christian Borle
Laid: Andre Hyland, Olivia Holt, David Denman, Finneas O’Connell, Chloe Fineman, Indya Moore, Ettore “Big E” Ewen, John Early
UnPrisoned: Oliver Hudson, Jamie Chung
Walker: Sharon Lawrence


Criminal: Richard Jenkins
Death by Lightning: Bradley Whitford, Shea Whigham, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Paula Malcomson, Tuppence Middleton
Dexter: Original Sin: Patrick Gibson, Christian Slater, Molly Brown
El Gato: Lorenza Izzo
Jo Nesbo’s Detective Hole: Tobias Santelmann, Joel Kinnaman, Pia Tjelta
The Last of Us: Jeffrey Wright
Lioness: Genesis Rodriguez
Nine Bodies in a Mexican Morgue: David Ajala, Lydia Wilson, Peter Gadiot, Siobhán McSweeney, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Adam Long, Jan Le
Obsession: Dove Cameron, Avan Jogia
P-Valley: Nicholas G. Sims, De’Adre Aziza, Brandon, Moritz J. Williams, Chaz Hodges, Bella Blaq, Jay Jones
Reacher: Olivier Richters
The Sandman: Barry Sloane, Esme Creed-Miles, Adrian Lester
Shifting Gears: Maxwell Simkins, Barrett Margolis
Star Trek: Starfleet Academy: Holly Hunter
UnPrisoned: Brandee Evans
We Were Liars: David Morse, Arsher Ali

(Image courtesy of Prime Video.)

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