Caffeine – TV News – July 15th Edition

This week’s TV news has long-awaited Downton Abbey confirmation along with Joss Whedon’s new show, fall premiere dates, and more!

Premiere dates:

August 1st: Alone Together
August 10th: Insatiable
August 24th: Ghoul

September 9th: The Deuce
September 24th: The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon, Magnum P.I., Bull
September 25th: NCIS, FBI, NCIS: New Orleans
September 27th: Mom, Murphy Brown, S.W.A.T.
September 28th: MacGyver, Hawaii Five-0, Blue Bloods
September 30th: God Friended Me, NCIS: Los Angeles

October 1st: The Neighborhood, Happy Together
October 3rd: SEAL Team, Criminal Minds
October 7th: Madam Secretary


Pose, Sweetbitter

Other headlines:

The Downton Abbey movie is actually happening!

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend‘s final season will have 18 episodes.

Take Two is moving to 8/7c.

A Game of Thrones spinoff will start filming in Belfast in October, and it might or might not be called The Long Night.

Mimi Leder will EP/direct Apple’s Reese Witherspoon/Jennifer Aniston show.

James Hawes will direct the Snowpiercer reshoots.

Gary Lennon is set to become Power co-showrunner.

Ordered to series:

Elisa Viihde: 1950s political thriller Sphere of Shadows
HBO: Joss Whedon Victorian sci-fi drama The Nevers
ITV/PBS: An adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sanditon
Netflix: Argentine soccer fan drama Puerta 7
Sky: Tween model drama The Athena
SundanceTV: Short form comedy series State of the Union by Nick Hornby starring Rosamund Pike and Chris O’Dowd

Pilot orders:

Paramount Network: Military dark comedy 68 Whiskey

In development:

AMC: Hook up culture/digital media series Confess from Julie Delpy
EveryWhere Studios: An adaptation of Liane Moriarty’s Three Wishes
Federation Entertainment: An adaptation of thriller The Banker’s Wife
Freeform: Drama How the Other Half Hamptons from Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos
Made Up Stories: An adaptation of Karin Slaughter’s Pieces of Her
TBS: Comic adaptation Quantum and Woody

Leaving their shows:

Bull: Annabelle Attanasio

Guest stars:

Alone Together: Fran Drescher, Carmen Electra, Natasha Leggero, Hana Mae Lee, Danny Pudi, Abby Elliott, Nicole Sullivan, Kay Cannon, Maz Jobrani, Andrew Santino, Seth Morris, Erik Griffin
American Horror Story: Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Kyle Allen
One Day at a Time: Stephanie Beatriz, Melissa Fumero


Alone Together: Punam Patel
Are You Sleeping: Nic Bishop, Annabella Sciorra, Tami Roman, Molly Hagan
Blindspot: Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Briarpatch: Rosario Dawson
Catch-22: Julie Ann Emery
Central Park Five: Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga, John Leguizamo
Dead to Me: Christina Applegate
Dirty John: Julia Garner, Juno Temple
Doom Patrol: April Bowlby
Erase: Elaine Hendrix
His Dark Materials: Ariyon Bakare
In the Dark: Rich Sommer (replacing Austin Nichols)
Juicy Stories: Madison Lawlor, Mia Serafino, Tanner Stine, Shane Coffey, Rachel Axelrod, Anne Bedian, Marisela Zumbado, Jenn Anand, Jade Payton
Kidding: Grace Song
Law & Order: SVU: George Newbern
The Long Song: Hayley Atwell, Tamara Lawrance, Lenny Henry, Doña Croll, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Ayesha Antoine, Arinzé Kene, Ansu Kabia, Jordan Bolger, Joy Richardson, Madeleine Mantock, Leo Bill
Motherland: Taylor Hickson, Amalia Holm, Kelcey Mawema, Jessica Sutton, Demetria McKinney
Queen America: Belle Shouse, Teagle F. Bougere, Rana Roy, Isabella Amara, Molly Price, Megan West
Reckoning: Aden Young, Sam Trammell, Simone Kessell, Laura Gordon, Gloria Garayua, Mitzi Ruhlmann, Milly Alcock, Ed Oxenbould, Finn Little, Anthony Phelan, Diana Glenn
The Righteous Gemstones: Adam Devine, Cassidy Freeman, Tony Cavalero, Tim Baltz
Santa Clarita Diet: Stephen Full
See: Jason Momoa
Tell Me a Story: Davi Santos, Zabryna Guevara, Dorian Missick
Tell Me Your Secrets: Kat Willis, Charles Esten
When Calls the Heart: Chris McNally, Kevin McGarry
Y: The Last Man: Diane Lane, Barry Keoghan, Imogen Poots, Lashana Lynch, Juliana Canfield, Marin Ireland

(Image courtesy of HBO.)

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