Caffeine – TV News – April 24th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us a few more spring premiere dates and a whole bunch of casting announcements!

Premiere dates:

May 13th: Children Ruin Everything (U.S. premiere)
May 15th: The Time Traveler’s Wife
May 27th: Shoresy

June 12th: Dark Winds, Becoming Elizabeth
June 16th: The Old Man
June 24th: The Chi


The Goldbergs

Other headlines:

Showrunner David Hollander has been fired from Showtime’s American Gigolo.

Season four of Genius will focus on Malcolm X along with the previously announced Martin Luther King Jr.

Kitao Sakurai will direct and EP Twisted Metal.

Jewel Coronel has been promoted to EP on The Chi.

Ellie Triedman will showrun season two of Cruel Summer.

Kelly Park will direct the Lopez Vs. Lopez pilot.

Ordered to series:

AMC: Bob Odenkirk academic dramedy Straight Man
Apple TV+: Idris Elba drama Hijack
ITV: Police manhunt drama The Hunt for Raoul Moat
Showtime: Queer political thriller Fellow Travelers starring Matt Bomer

Acquired for the U.S.:

PBS: British detective drama Ridley

In development:

AGC Television: An adaptation of Jayne Allen’s Black Girls novel trilogy
Amazon: Ally Israelson comedy The Suck starring Ilana Glazer
CBS: Spy drama The Great Game
HBO: Early 2000s indie band series One for the Road
HBO Max: Chris Powell comedy My Father’s Son
Vertigo Films/SquareOne: Supernatural drag drama Vamping

Leaving their shows:

The Chi: Jasmine Davis
Mythic Quest: F. Murray Abraham

Promoted to series regular:

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Reid Scott

Guest stars:

Accused: Oakes Fegley, Robert Wisdom
Fantasy Island: Cheryl Hines, Rachael Harris, Jasika Nicole, Zack Pearlman
Law & Order: SVU: Raúl Esparza, Jordana Spiro
NCIS: Cay Ryan Murray


The Blacklist: Mozhan Marnò
Doctor Who: Janet Fielding, Sophie Aldred, Jemma Redgrave, Jacob Anderson
FBI: Shantel VanSanten
Grey’s Anatomy: Jesse Williams, Sarah Drew
The Resident: Emily VanCamp


Better: Leila Farzad, Andrew Buchan
Cruel Summer: Sadie Stanley, Eloise Payet, Griffin Gluck, KaDee Strickland, Lisa Yamada, Sean Blakemore, Paul Adelstein
The Gilded Age: Laura Benanti, Robert Sean Leonard, Christopher Denham, David Furr, Ben Lamb, Matilda Lawler, Dakin Mathews, Michael Braugher, Nicole Brydon Bloom, Rebeca Haden
The Good Doctor: Brandon Larracuente, Savannah Welch
The Good Fight: John Slattery
Grey’s Anatomy: Bianca A. Santos, Cedric Sanders
Lopz Vs. Lopez: Laci Mosley, Kiran Deol
My Life with the Walter Boys: Nikki Rodriguez, Sarah Rafferty, Marc Blucas, Noah LaLonde, Ashby Gentry, Connor Stanhope, Johnny Link, Corey Fogelmanis, Zoë Soul, Jaylan Evans, Dean Petriw, Lennix James, Alix West Lefler, Alisha Newton, Ashley Tavares, Moheb Jindran, Ellie O’Brien, Mya Lowe, Gabrielle Jacinto
Poker Face: Benjamin Bratt
The Resident: Andrew McCarthy
The Santa Clause: Matilda Lawler
Shrinking: Michael Urie, Luke Tennie, Lukita Maxwell
The Son in Law: Anupam Kher, Evangeline Young
The Wheel of Time: Ayoola Smart
Will Trent: Ramón Rodríguez, Erika Christensen
Untitled Netflix Arnold Schwarzenegger spy adventure series: Travis Van Winkle, Gabriel Luna, Fortune Feimster, Jay Baruchel, Milan Carter, Fabiana Udenio, Barbara Eve Harris, Aparna Brielle, Andy Buckley, Devon Bostick, David Chinchilla, Stephanie Sy, Scott Thompson, Rachel Lynch

(Image courtesy of HBO.)

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