Caffeine – TV News – August 12th Edition

Let’s catch up on the last of the news from TCA and the rest of the TV news for the week!

Premiere dates:

September 9th: Shameless

October 28th: Ray Donovan
October 31st: Tell Me a Story

November 2nd: House of Cards
November 18th: Escape at Dannemora


Queen Sugar


Homeland (after the upcoming season 8)

Other headlines:

Ruby Rose has been cast as Batwoman for the upcoming CW crossover and possibly a new show.

NCIS: New Orleans EP Brad Kern has been formally suspended because of a misconduct investigation.

The upcoming season of Shameless has been expanded to 14 episodes and split into two parts.

Anthony Sparks is taking over as Queen Sugar showrunner.

Kelly Souders and Brian Peterson will showrun The Hot Zone.

Nikki Toscano has joined The Hunt as EP and co-showrunner.

Duncan Jones will direct the TV adaptation of thriller Killer Intent.

Leigh Janiak will direct YA pilot Panic.

Ordered to series:

Apple: A video game development comedy from Charlie Day and Rob McElhenney
Netflix: Paul Rudd comedy Living With Yourself

In development:

ABC: Political drama The Ambassador from Ilene Chaiken and Eva Longoria
Apple: An adaptation of Korean immigrant family novel Pachinko
Big Talk Productions/Mr. Mudd: An adaptation of domestic thriller My Husband’s Wife
Epix: Vonnegut adaptation Slaughterhouse-Five
Lively McCabe Entertainment/Primary Wave: A romantic dramedy based on song “Hey There Delilah”
NBC: Legal drama Adversaries starring Archie Panjabi
Pinball London: Feminist revolutionary miniseries Radical Eye: The Life and Times of Tina Modotti starring Monica Bellucci
Showtime: A Hedy Lamarr limited series starring Gal Gadot

Guest stars:

Bull: Carolyn McCormick
Good Trouble: Hayden Byerly
Riverdale: Michael Consuelos


American Horror Story: Apocalypse: Taissa Farmiga, Gabourey Sidibe, Lily Rabe, Frances Conroy, Stevie Nicks
Bosch: Chris Vance
Catherine the Great: Joseph Quinn
Central Park Five: Chris Chalk, Ethan Herisse, Marquis Rodriguez, Caleel Harris, Freddy Miyares, Justin Cunningham
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Skylar Astin
Dead to Me: Max Jenkins, Luke Roessler
Doom Patrol: Joivan Wade
Dynasty: Ana Brenda Contreras
The Flash: Kiana Madeira
Last Man Standing: Molly McCook, Jet Jurgensmeyer
Law & Order: SVU: Mark Tallman
The Man in the High Castle: Frances Turner, Clé Bennett, Rich Ting
Reprisal: Abigail Spencer, Rodrigo Santoro, Mena Massoud
The Rookie: Danny Nucci
SEAL Team: Michael McGrady, Ruffin Prentiss
Snowpiercer: Iddo Goldberg
Timewasters: Anna Chancellor, Daniel Rigby
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan: Jovan Adepo, Jordi Molla, Cristina Umaña, Francisco Denis
Unbelievable: Kai Lennox, Dale Dickey, Austin Hebert, Omar Maskati
Watchmen: Dylan Schombing, Adelynn Spoon, Lily Rose Smith
Will & Grace: David Schwimmer

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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