Caffeine – TV News – April 7th Edition

In this week’s TV news, the spring premiere and finale dates roll on, along with some pilot casting and interesting new shows in development!

Premiere dates:

May 3rd: Dead to Me
May 10th: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Society
May 17th: The Rain
May 29th: The Inbetween

June 9th: Claws
June 14th: Too Old to Die Young

Finale dates:

May 8th: The Goldbergs, Schooled, Modern Family, Single Parents
May 16th: Grey’s Anatomy, Station 19, For the People
May 20th: The Fix
May 21st: American Housewife, The Kids Are Alright, black-ish, Bless This Mess
May 22nd: Whiskey Cavalier


The Umbrella Academy, Boomerang, American Soul, After Life

Other headlines:

Season six of Younger will air on TV Land after all.

Michael Pressman will EP and direct Chicago Med next season.

Greg Nicotero will direct an episode of Creepshow.

New showrunners:

Them: Covenant: David Matthews

Ordered to series:

All3Media: A remake of detective drama Van Der Valk starring Marc Warren
Showtime: Spy thriller Intelligence

Pilot orders:

Comedy Central: Probation officer comedy Jefferson County: Probation

In development:

BBC Studios: A series about the final days of Marilyn Monroe
FX: Texas town secession series Why Visit America
Harswood Films/Wild Bunch TV: A new adaptation of Doctor Zhivago from Michael Hirst
Lionsgate: Limited event series Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11
Noe Productions: An adaptation of thriller Never Look Away
Paramount TV/Anonymous Content: An adaptation of Susan Orlean’s The Library Book
Picture Perfect Federation: An adaptation of Allison Pataki’s Empress Elisabeth of Austria novels
QC Entertainment: An adaptation of Chuck Wendig novel Wanderers
Showtime: A new adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s Tom Ripley books

Leaving their shows:

This Is Us: Melanie Liburd

Promoted to series regular:

Good Trouble: Josh Pence, Emma Hunton

Guest stars:

Like Magic: Criss Angel
NCIS: LA: Catherine Bell
Queen Sugar: David Alan Grier
Untitled CW Nancy Drew pilot: Pamela Sue Martin


Animal Kingdom: Eddie Ramos
Cowboy Bebop: John Cho, Mustafa Shakir, Daniella Pineda, Alex Hassell
Creepshow: Adrienne Barbeau, Giancarlo Esposito, Tobin Bell
Defending Jacob: Cherry Jones, Pablo Schreiber, Betty Gabriel, Sakina Jaffrey
The Eddy: Andre Holland
Emily in Paris: Lily Collins
Friends-in-Law: Michael Urie, Zach Cregger, Vella Lovell, Gil Ozeri
Gentefied: Karrie Martin, JJ Soria, Carlos Santo, Joaquin Cosio
Glamorous: John Barrowman
Goliath: Julia Jones, Leslie Grossman
I Know This Much Is True: Melissa Leo, Archie Panjabi, Rosie O’Donnell, Kathryn Hahn, Juliette Lewis, Imogen Poots
Interrogation: Evon Moss-Bachrach
The Kenan Show: Punam Patel
Light As a Feather: Katelyn Nacon, Froy Gutierrez, Adriyan Rae, Alisa Allapach, Kira Kosarin, Alex Wassabi, Robyn Lively, Alan & Alex Stokes
Looking for Alaska: Timothy Simons, Ron Cephas Jones
The North Water: Jack O’Connell
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels: Kerry Bishe
Richard Lovely: Jason Alexander
Tales from the Loop: Paul Schneider, Jonathan Pryce
Triangle: Amit Shah, Sibongile Mlambo, Diana Bermudez, Sarah Catherine Hook, Pallavi Sharda
The Undoing: Noma Dumezweni
Veronica Mars: Mary McDonnell
Warrior Nun: Sylvia De Fanti
Why Women Kill: Katie Finneran
Wu-Tang: An American Saga: Johnell Young
You: Melanie Field, Magda Apanowicz

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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