Caffeine – TV News – August 9th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – August 9th Edition

The industry continues to slowly start back up, so we’ve got a bunch of TV news this week!

Premiere dates:

August 25th: The Haves and the Have Nots

September 3rd: Raised by Wolves
September 6th: Power Book II: Ghost

October 1st: The Salisbury Poisonings, Gangs of London
October 2nd: Monsterland
October 5th: Soulmates
October 25th: The Undoing
October 29th: Deutschland 89

November 4th: The A Word
November 18th: No Man’s Land


Love, Victor, Hunters, Tacoma FD, Soulmates


Siren, High Fidelity

Other headlines:

Sarah Paulson will direct on American Horror Stories.

Ordered to series:

Amazon: A series adaptation of A League of Their Own starring Abbi Jacobson
Apple: A series based on Canadian true crime article “The Sting” from Team Downey
BBC: British politician drama Stonehouse
Hulu: True crime series The Girl from Plainville starring Elle Fanning
Netflix: Limited series Kings of America starring Amy Adams and directed by Adam McKay

Acquired for the U.S.:

Sundance Now: New Zealand crime drama One Lane Bridge

In development:

ABC: A drama about a female hip-hop group from Zahir McGhee
AMC: A limited series based on fantasy novella Sorcerers, a series adaptation of cult classic movie Stay Tuned
Bad Robot: An adaptation of Glennon Doyle’s memoir Untamed
CBS All Access: Remote workplace comedy Remote
eOne: An adaptation of Megan Abbott’s upcoming ballet novel The Turnout
Fulwell 73: An adaptation of time travel novel Moondial
Landmark Studio Group: Wine crime limited series Shadows in the Vineyard starring Noah Wyle and Judith Light
Miramax TV: A series reboot of horror sci-fi thriller movie Mimic directed by Paul WS Anderson
Searchlight TV: An adaptation of New York City lifeguard corps article “Boss of the Beach”
Sony Pictures TV: A Who’s the Boss? sequel with Tony Danza and Alyssa Milano
Warner Bros TV: Comedy Born Again Virgin from Romy Reiner, an adaptation of Diane Cook novel The New Wilderness

Promoted to series regular:

All Rise: Lindsey Gort


Big Sky: Valerie Mahaffey
Connecting: Keith Powell, Jill Knox, Shakina Nayfack, Ely Henry, Preacher Lawson
David Makes Man: Kwame Patterson, Arlen Escarpeta
The Flight Attendant: Michelle Gomez
Nine Perfect Strangers: Regina Hall, Bobby Cannavale
Only Murders in the Building: Selena Gomez

(Image courtesy of AMC.)

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