Caffeine – TV News – April 15th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us a bunch of season finale dates . . . but also spring and summer premiere dates to fill in those gaps in your viewing schedule!

Premiere dates:

May 25th: Picnic at Hanging Rock
May 30th: Reverie

June 3rd: Pose
June 10th: Claws
June 14th: Marlon
June 24th: Preacher

July 10th: The Outpost
July 11th: Burden of Truth
July 19th: Trial & Error
July 20th: Outcast

Season finale dates:

May 15th: black-ish
May 16th: The Goldbergs, Alex, Inc., Modern Family, American Housewife, Designated Survivor
May 17th: Grey’s Anatomy, Station 19
May 18th: Once Upon a Time, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
May 22nd: Roseanne, The Middle, Splitting Up Together, For the People
May 27th: Deception

June 15th: Life Sentence
June 18th: Supergirl


Mom, NCIS (with Mark Harmon signed on), State of Happiness, Alexa & Katie, Loudermilk, Grantchester (but star James Norton will leave after the upcoming season four), Barry, Silicon Valley, Broad City (for a fifth and final season), Marvel’s Jessica Jones, On My Block


The Quad

Other headlines:

Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt have signed on for a potential Mad About You revival.

NBC’s Bad Boys spinoff is now called L.A.’s Finest.

Ordered to series:

AMC: Joe Hill supernatural horror drama NOS4A2
BBC One: Dystopian YA drama Noughts and Crosses
BET: Comedy reboot Boomerang, Atlanta thirtysomething comedy Peachtree Place from Will Packer, drama American Soul about Don Cornelius

Pilot orders:

HBO: Phoebe Waller-Bridge comedy Run
USA Network: Bourne universe CIA drama Treadstone, crime drama Briarpatch, competitive cheerleading drama Dare Me, Alzheimer’s crime drama Erase

In development:

Amazon: Gaddafi drama Sandstorm
Amber Television: YA adaptation The Fandom
Apple: An adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series
Beta Film/Red Bull Media House: Soccer drama The Net
FremantleMedia: Middle East drama Fertile Crescent
Global Road: A comedy based on Rain Pryor’s Fried Chicken and Latkes
Made Up Stories: An adaptation of Allison Pearson novel How Hard Can It Be?
Maipo: Dystopian thriller Fortress
Mediapro: Spanish Civil War drama A Dry Run from David Simon
Paramount Network: Missing person thriller I Know Who You Are
UCP: An adaptation of AI comic Injection
USA Network: A drama based on podcast Alice Isn’t Dead

Promoted to recurring:

Westworld: Martin Sensmeier

Guest stars:

Star Trek: Discovery: Tig Notaro


Arrow: Colton Haynes (as a series regular)
Ray Donovan: Susan Sarandon (as a series regular)


$1: Aleksa Palladino
The Baxters: Roma Downey, Ted McGinley
Big Little Lies: Martin Donovan
Catch-22: Kyle Chandler (with George Clooney moving to a smaller role)
Chicago P.D.: Michael McGrady
Colony: Peyton List, Wayne Brady, Graham McTavish, Waleed Zuaiter
I’m Dying Up Here: Dana Gould, Beau Mirchoff
Love Is ____: Wendy Davis (replacing Lana Young)
Marvel’s Luke Cage: Antonique Smith
The Purge: Lili Simmons, Hannah Anderson, Lee Tergesen
The Spy: Sacha Baron Cohen
Star Trek: Discovery: Anson Mount
Westworld: Tao Okamoto, Kiki Sukezane, Julia Jones, Zahn McClarnon
Younger: Lois Robbins

Image courtesy of NBC.

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