This week’s TV news brings us a few September premiere dates and a whole bunch of renewal news!
The Crown is getting a sixth season after all.
Peter Lenkov, showrunner of Magnum P.I. and MacGyver, has been fired from CBS for creating a toxic work environment.
Carina Adly Mackenzie has stepped down as showrunner of Roswell, New Mexico.
Ordered to series:
ABC: A comedy about parents of a non-binary child, a Wonder Years reboot about a Black family
Amazon Studios: Supernatural drama Tether, a drama series based on New York Times story “The Jungle Prince of Delhi”
Anonymous Content: An adaptation of alternate history novel Civilizations
Content Cartel: 1980s Brooklyn street crew series Lo Lifes: Stealing the American Dream
FOX: Psychic family drama Free Will
FX: A mystery dramedy from Matthew Weiner
HBO: A limited series adaptation of Scenes from a Marriage starring Oscar Isaac and Michelle Williams
HBO Max: Heist drama Rip Crew
Quibi: Relationship series The Long Distance Relationship Project
Showtime: Limited series Blackbird: Lena Horne and America, psychological thriller dramedy La Bravura
Spectrum/BritBox: An adaptation of Ben Macintyre’s A Spy Among Friends starring Damian Lewis and Dominic West
UCP: True crime limited series Candy starring Elisabeth Moss
American Auto: Tye White, Michael Benjamin Washington, Jon Barinholtz, Humphrey Ker
Batwoman: Javicia Leslie
Blood Relative: Dascha Polanco, Tracie Thoms, Sarah Catherine Hook
Swagger: Quvenzhané Wallis
This Country: Aya Cash, Justin Linville
Untitled ABC workplace comedy: Lucy Liu
(Image courtesy of DC Comics.)