Caffeine – TV News – April 16th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us a few late spring premiere dates and official word on the fates of a bunch of shows – it’s that time of year! And a note – HBO Max is now just called Max, so is referred to that way in what follows.

Premiere dates:

June 4th: Joe Pickett
June 8th: Never Have I Ever
June 12th: The Afterparty


Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: Organized Crime, Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, Chicago PD, The Ark, A League of Their Own (for a short second and final season, officially now), Die Hart


Amber Brown, Freeridge

Other headlines:

Drew Crevello will showrun the Dungeons & Dragons show.

Ordered to series:

AllBlk: Semi-autobiographical dramedy Involved from and starring Omarion
HBO: Game of Thrones prequel A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms: The Hedge Knight
Max: A Harry Potter series

In development:

A24: An adaptation of Jennifer Egan’s novels A Visit from the Goon Squad and The Candy House from and directed by Olivia Wilde
Amazon Studios: Sports gambling addiction comedy Sharps
Fremantle: A Baywatch reboot
Hartswood Films: An adaptation of Cold War magical thriller The Warlock Effect
Legendary/Veritas: Lee Child adaptation Ten Keys
Max: A new The Big Bang Theory spinoff, a drama series based on The Conjuring
Netflix: A docudrama about Alexander the Great
Warner Bros. TV: An adaptation of Jesse Q. Sutanto’s Vera Wong’s Unsolicited Advice for Murderers

Guest stars:

Acapulco: Jaime Camil
Bupkis: La La Anthony, Charlamagne Tha God, Colson Baker (Machine Gun Kelly), Steve Buscemi, Bobby Cannavale, Philip Ettinger, Al Gore, Paul Walter Hauser, Sunita Mani, John Mulaney, Oona Roche, Cliff “Method Man” Smith, Jon Stewart, Marissa Jaret Winokur
The Conners: Sean Astin
How I Met Your Father: Travis Schuldt, Clark Gregg
JumpStart: Glynn Turman
Law & Order: Organized Crime: Kelli Giddish


American Horror Story: Emma Roberts
Law & Order: SVU: Kelli Giddish


Ahsoka: Wes Chatham
American Horror Story: Kim Kardashian
Hysteria!: Julie Bowen
Interior Chinatown: Chris Pang
JumpStart: Rob Corddry
Non-Evil Twin: Christina Anthony, Ray Santiago, Melanie J. Newby
Peep Show: Minnie Driver, Amandla Jahava
The Penguin: Carmen Ejogo, François Chau, David H. Holmes
The Residence: Kylie Minogue, Jane Curtin, Eliza Coupe, Julieth Restrepo, Sumalee Montano, James Babson, Izzy Diaz, Paul Fitzgerald, Roslyn Gentle, Chris Grace, Juliette Jeffers, Nathan Lovejoy, E. L. Losada, Mel Rodriguez, Brett Tucker, Rebecca Field
Slow Horses: Hugo Weaving, Joanna Scanlan, Ruth Bradley, Tom Brooke, James Callis
The Tattooist of Auschwitz: Harvey Keitel
Time: Bella Ramsey, Jodie Whittaker, Tamara Lawrance, Siobhan Finneran
The Tourist: Conor MacNeill, Olwen Fouéré, Francis Magee, Mark McKenna, Diarmaid Murtagh, Nessa Matthews
Welcome to Derry: Madeleine Stowe, Stephen Rider
Wolf: Teddy Sears, Tamberla Perry

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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