Caffeine – TV News – July 11th Edition

It was a quiet TV news week, but let’s catch up on a bunch of casting and a few other updates!

Premiere dates:

August 12th: The Hunt for a Killer

December 17th: The Witcher


Evil, Rutherford Falls


Cursed, Good Witch

Other headlines:

It was just reported that the creator of Cruel Summer left the show after the pilot.

And creator Robert Munic has left Power Book IV: Force.

Ordered to series:

AMC Networks: Tony Hillerman Western noir thriller adaptation Dark Winds

In development:

Amazon Studios: A series adaptation of Korean film The Villainess
Circle of Confusion: An adaptation of Deaf coming-of-age book True Biz from and starring Millicent Simmonds
FX: An adaptation of Ayad Akhtar’s Homeland Elegies from and starring Kumail Nanjiani
Hideaway Entertainment: A limited series based on Holocaust memoir For Those I Loved
The Ink Factory/Endeavor Content: An adaptation of C. Pam Zhang’s novel How Much of These Hills Is Gold
Macro Television Studios: 1960s fugitive thriller The Scent of Burnt Flowers starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
Starlings Entertainment: 1970s music business drama The Manager
Studiocanal: An adaptation of Michael Bussi’s YA saga N.E.O
WV Entertainment: An adaptation of Aztec-inspired fantasy graphic novel Aztlán

Promoted to series regular:

Industry: Indy Lewis
Young Rock: Matthew Willig


American Horror Stories: Aaron Tveit, Gavin Creel, Kaia Gerber, Sierra McCormick, Ashley Martin Carter, Paris Jackson, Belissa Escobedo, Rhenzy Feliz, Madison Bailey, Kyle Red Silverstein, Amy Grabow, Virginia Gardner, Danny Trejo, John Carroll Lynch, Naomi Grossman, Billie Lourd, Matt Bomer
Batwoman: Robin Givens
Cherish the Day: Henry Simmons, Joy Bryant
The Family Business: Nazo Bravo
FBI: International: Luke Kleintank, Heida Reed, Vinessa Vidotto
The First Lady: Kiefer Sutherland
The Garcias: Oliver Alexander, Nitzia Chama, Maeve Garay, Elsha Kim, Ayva Severy, Trinity Jo-Li Bliss
The Hardy Boys: Alli Chung
House of the Dragon: Milly Alcock, Emily Carey
Industry: Alex Alomar Akpobome, Adam Levy
Joe Exotic: Kyle MacLachlan
Joe Pickett: Benjamin Hollingsworth
The Kings of Napa: Ashlee Brian, Devike Parikh, Curtis Hamilton, Heather Simms, Samantha Walkes, Isiah Whitlock Jr.
A League of Their Own: Saidah Ekulona
Love and Death: Lily Rabe
Moonhaven: Dominic Monaghan
NCIS: Hawai’i: Alex Tarrant, Enver Gjokaj
Night Court: Kapil Talwalkar
The Offer: Burn Gorman, Justin Chambers, Lou Ferrigno, Michael Rispoli, Patrick Gallo, Josh Zuckerman, Meredith Garretson, Nora Arnezeder, Paul McCrane, Anthony Skordi, Jake Cannavale, James Madio, Stephanie Koenig, Frank John Hughes, Danny Nucci
Painkiller: Uzo Aduba, Matthew Broderick, West Duchovny, Dina Shihabi, John Rothman
Pam & Tommy: Paul Ben-Victor
Rap Sh*t: Devon Terrell
Search Party: Jeff Goldblum
The Staircase: Vincent Vermignon
The Witcher: Blood Origin: Michelle Yeoh, Sophia Brown
Woke: Marquita Goings, Miguel Pinzon

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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