Caffeine – TV News – July 14th Edition

We’re in a bit of a slow season for TV news, but read on to see how some upcoming shows are shaping up!

Premiere dates:

August 16th: Mindhunter

September 9th: The Deuce
September 29th: Poldark


The Society, Grantchester, Euphoria


How to Get Away With Murder (after the upcoming season six)

Other headlines:

As we knew, Colin Donnell is leaving Chicago Med, but he’ll be back for the premiere to wrap things up.

Sarah Paulson will not appear in a “significant role” in American Horror Story: 1984, though it’s possible she’ll cameo.

Susan Tully will direct the next season of Strike.

Ordered to series:

Amazon: A Tracy Oliver comedy about a friend group of Black women
The CW/CBC: Contemporary short-form samurai drama Warigami
Paramount Network: A Sexy Beast prequel series
Pop TV: Coming-of-age comedy Best Intentions

In development:

Amazon: An adaptation of graphic novel Paper Girls
eOne: Los Angeles true crime anthology series Major Crimes
Quibi: A new take on The Fugitive, Peter Farrelly comedy The Now, Darren Criss musical comedy Royalties, a new take on Varsity Blues, Doug Liman psych ward series Crazy Talented
See-Saw Films: An adaptation of YA graphic novel Heartstopper
Spectrum Originals: A scripted adaptation of Last Chance U from and starring Courteney Cox
WarnerMedia: Psychosexual marriage drama Crime Farm produced by Nicole Kidman

Promoted to series regular:

Arrow: Katherine McNamara
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Olivia Swann

Guest stars:

Lovecraft Country: Tony Goldwyn


Arrow: Colin Donnell, Josh Segarra
Tell Me a Story: Danielle Campbell


American Horror Story: 1984: Angelica Ross, Matthew Morrison
Avenue 5: Kyle Bornheimer, Jessica St. Clair
The Boys: Aya Cash (though it’s not finalized yet)
Bridgerton: Phoebe Dynevor, Regé-Jean Page, Jonathan Bailey, Golda Rosheuvel, Luke Newton, Claudia Jessie, Nicola Coughlan, Ruby Barker, Sabrina Bartlett, Ruth Gemmell, Adjoa Andoh, Polly Walker
Diary of a Female President: Gina Rodriguez, Selenis Leyva, Michael Weaver, Tess Romero, Charlie Bushnell
FBI: Alana de la Garz (and she’ll now be a recurring guest star on FBI: Most Wanted)
Firefly Lane: Katherine Heigl
Good Trouble: Juan Antonio, Shawntay Dalon
grown-ish: Ryan Destiny
Life: Alison Steadman, Peter Davison, Adrian Lester, Victoria Hamilton, Rachael Stirling
Reprisal: Craig Tate, Wavyy Jonez, Shane Callahan, Rory Cochrane
The Right Stuff: Colin O’Donoghue (replacing Joe Dempsie)
S.W.A.T.: Amy Farrington
Spy City: Dominic Cooper
Tell Me a Story: Carrie-Anne Moss
The Third Day: Katherine Waterston
Untitled Netflix Mindy Kaling comedy: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Poorna Jagannathan
Untitled Walking Dead spinoff: Alexa Mansour, Nicolas Cantu, Hal Cumpston

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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