This week’s TV news brings us some more summer and fall premiere dates and a bunch of casting!
August 6th: Chesapeake Shores
August 17th: Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce
August 20th: Endeavour
September 1st: Narcos
September 10th: Fear the Walking Dead, Outlander
October 1st: Curb Your Enthusiasm
October 15th: The Durrells in Corfu
October 27th: Stranger Things
December 17th: Last Tango in Halifax holiday special
December 25th: Call the Midwife holiday special
Empire and Star will officially cross over on September 27th.
Lucy Liu is directing the season premiere of Marvel’s Luke Cage.
This is neat: The new season of Hit the Floor will have an all-female writing staff.
Micahel Uppendahl will direct the first episode of the Stephen King/J.J. Abrams show Castle Rock.
Andy Muscietti will direct the pilot of Locke & Key.
Nisha Ganatra will direct TNT’s Highland pilot.
Ordered to series:
Bunya Productions: Spinoff Mystery Road – The Series starring Aaron Pedersen and Judy Davis
Channel 4: Drama series The Virtues starring Stephen Graham, Niamh Algar, Helen Behan, and Frank Laverty
Netflix: Spanish boarding school mystery series Elite, comics adaptation Umbrella Academy
Showtime: Drama series Guantanamo
FX: Crime drama The Mastermind from Joe and Anthony Russo
HBO: An adaptation of Nnedi Okorafor’s fantasy novel Who Fears Death from George R.R. Martin
RadicalMedia: Hasidic community mystery adaptation Invisible City from Toni Collette
Showtime: A sequel to The L Word
Syfy: A supernatural drama based on Rage Is Back
Chicago P.D.: Jon Seda
The Flash: Britne Oldford
Teen Wolf: Dylan O’Brien, Tyler Hoechlin, Colton Haynes, Charlie Carver
Big Dogs: Micheal Neeson, Lance Henriksen, Michael Rabe, Manny Perez, Brett Cullen
Carter: Kristian Bruun, Sherry Miller, John Bourgeois
Castle Rock: Bill Skarsgard
The Dangerous Book for Boys: Chris Diamantopoulos, Erinn Hayes, Kyan Zielinski
Designated Survivor: Ben Lawson
The Exorcist: Brianna Hildebrand
The Expanse: David Strathairn
Find Me in Paris: Jessica Lord, Castle Rock, Rory J. Saper, Christy O’Donnell, Eubha Akilade, Hiran Abeysekera, Hannah Dodd
Ghosted: Amber Stevens West
Good Girls: Christina Hendricks
Graves: Juliette Lewis
Harrow: Ioan Gruffudd
Marvel’s Jessica Jones: Leah Gibson
Marvel’s New Warriors: Milana Vayntrub, Derek Theler, Jeremy Tardy, Calum Worthy, Matthew Moy, Kate Comer
Melrose: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Hugo Weaving
The Oath: J.J. Soria, Kwame Patterson, Elisabeth Rohm, Linda Purl, Michael Malarkey, Eve Mauro
Riverdale: Brit Morgan
Safe: Michael C. Hall, Amanda Abbington
Sharp Objects: Lulu Wilson
Shooter: Amin Joseph
Six: Olivia Munn
Trust: Hannah New
Westworld: Katja Herbers
White Famous: Natalie Zea, Kendrick Sampson
Yellowstone: Kelsey Asbille
(Image courtesy of the Hallmark Channel.)