Caffeine – TV Links – July 5th Edition

Caffeine – TV Links – July 5th Edition

We hope everyone celebrating Canada Day or Independence Day had/is having a nice (and socially distanced) holiday; let’s catch up on the week’s TV news so we can get you back to your grills.

Premiere dates:

July 22nd: Corporate

August 16th: Lovecraft Country


Ozark (for a fourth and final season), Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Great, The Kominsky Method (for a third and final season), Never Have I Ever


Katy Keene

Other headlines:

Rodney Barnes will write the Tiger Woods miniseries.

Ordered to series:

NBC: Sci-fi series Debris from J.H. Wyman
Netflix: Colin Kaepernick autobiographical limited series Colin in Black & White from Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay
Quibi: 2016 election fake news series Clickbait starring Fionn Whitehead

Acquired for the U.S.:

Epix: Historical drama Brittania

Pilot orders:

FOX: Natural hair care entrepreneur series Our Kind of People, a country music family drama

In development:

Amazon: A series based on the game Fallout
Awesomeness: Horror comedy Mer
Channel 4: Heist comedy The Curse
HBO: An adaptation of Brit Bennett’s The Vanishing Half, Jack Johnson limited series Unruly starring Mahershala Ali
Quibi/Blumhouse: Murder mystery series Nine Bodies in a Mexican Morgue from Anthony Horowitz
Sky: Sci-fi adaptation The Midwich Cuckoos
Sony Pictures TV: Fashion memoir adaptation Dressed in Dreams from Gabrielle Union and Freida Pinto
Tomorrow Studios: A global espionage series from Éric Rochant

Not moving forward:

ABC: thirtysomething(else), Brides, Valley Trash, the Revenge sequel
The CW: The L.A. Complex reboot

Pilots still planning to shoot this year:

ABC: Rebel, Harlem’s Kitchen, Bossy, Home Economics, Work Wife
FOX: All six pilots still in contention

Pilots rolled to another development cycle:

ABC: National Parks Service, Triage, Adopted


The Crown: Lesley Manville
Ghosts: Utkarsh Ambudkar
Love in the Time of Corona: Leslie Odom Jr., Nicolette Robinson, Tommy Dorfman, Rainey Qualley, Gil Bellows, Rya Kihlstedt, Ava Bellows, L. Scott Caldwell
Nine Perfect Strangers: Melvin Gregg
Stranger Things: Joel Stoffer

Image courtesy of Hulu.

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