Caffeine – TV News – April 29th Edition

This week’s TV news feels like the calm before the storm with upfronts really getting going in the next few weeks, but let’s see what we’ve got!

Premiere dates:

June 3rd: Succession
June 8th: Sense8 series finale movie
June 12th: The Bold Type

July 11th: Harlots


Search Party, The Last O.G., Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Oath, Billions


The Path, Here and Now

Other headlines:

Lethal Weapon‘s renewal is reportedly at risk because of Clayne Crawford’s behavior.

Lauren Cohan has signed on for another season of The Walking Dead.

Peter Tolan will write and showrun the Mad About You revival.

Paul W.S. Anderson is directing the first two episodes of Origin.

Ordered to series:

Epix: 1960s crime drama Godfather of Harlem starring Forest Whitaker
Netflix: A new Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City miniseries, high school teacher comedy Mr. Iglesias, sci-fi drama Another Life starring Katee Sackhoff
YouTube Red: Action comedy Wayne

Pilot orders:

YouTube Red: Baseball buddy comedy High & Tight starring Sung Kang and Danny Pudi

In development:

ABC: Rick Hall drama Muscle Shoals produced by Johnny Depp
Amazon: Historical female sheriff drama Girl Waits with Gun
Annapurna: A series based on Keith Raniere cult Nxivm
Chernin Entertainment: An adaptation of post-apocalyptic novel After the Flood
Comedy Central: Internet personality comedy Living the Dream
Hulu: An adaptation of Lindy West’s Shrill starring Aidy Bryant, Bret Easton Ellis adaptation Less Than Zero
Kronicle Media: YA adaptation Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now
PatMa Productions: A limited series adaptation of Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel
Sony Crackle: A science fiction version of Heart of Darkness

Not moving forward:

Starz: Family Crimes
Syfy: Tremors

Guest stars:

Grey’s Anatomy: Lindsay Wagner


American Princess: Georgia Flood, Lucas Neff, Seana Kofoed, Rory O’Malley, Mary Hollis Inboden
Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City: Ellen Page
Clique: Leo Suter, Stuart Harris, Imogen King
Flack: Bradley Whitford
Friends from College: Sarah Chalke
Gentleman Jack: Sophie Rundle, Gemma Whelan, Timothy West, Gemma Jones, Stephanie Cole, Peter Davison, Amelia Bullmore, Vincent Franklin, Shaun Dooley, Joe Armstrong, Jodhi May, Rosie Cavaliero, Thomas Howes, Jessica Baglow, Albane Courtois, Ben Hunter
Lovecraft Country: Jurnee Smollett-Bell
Mayans MC: Tony Plana
Mrs. Fletcher: Casey Wilson, Jackson White, Owen Teague, Jen Richards
Origin: Natalia Tena, Tom Felton
The Purge: William Baldwin

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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