Caffeine – TV News – July 17th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us some quick renewals and more!

Premiere dates:

September 11th: American Gigolo

October 5th: Chucky, Reginald the Vampire


Only Murders in the Building, The Bear, Loot, The Lake, Dr. Death

Other headlines:

Paramount+ has officially revived Criminal Minds.

The Boys spinoff will be called Gen V.

Season two of Chad will no longer air on TBS.

Marlyne Barrett has signed a new multi-year deal to remain on Chicago Med.

Queen Sugar has announced its final season directors, including Ava DuVernay directing the last episode.

Marqui Jackson has been promoted to EP and co-showrunner of All American: Homecoming season two.

Ashley Michel Hoban will write, EP, and showrun season two of Dr. Death.

Ordered to series:

Amazon Freevee: Friday Night Dinner U.S. remake Dinner with the Parents
Apple TV+: Enzo Ferrari biographical series Ferrari from Steven Knight
Sky: Comedy Dreamland starring Freema Agyeman and Lily Allen
Stan: Mystery drama limited series Black Snow starring Travis Fimmel

In development:

Artists for Artists: A show based on Instagram meme account My Therapist Says
eOne: Huma Abedin memoir adaptation Both/And from and starring Freida Pinto
Paramount+: A series based on film Warrior
Red Production Company: An adaptation of Ayisha Malik’s novel The Movement
Sony Pictures TV: An adaptation of Lizzy Barber’s psychological thriller Out of Her Depth
Tomorrow Studios/Scott Free: An adaptation of Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom
Universal International Studios: Richard Branson limited series Hot Air starring Andrew Garfield
Universal Television: A whole slate of shows from Julie Plec
Warner Bros. TV: A limited series based on Edie Windsor’s memoir A Wild and Precious Life

Leaving their shows:

FBI: International: Christiane Paul
Sex Education: Tanya Reynolds

Promoted to series regular:

Mayor of Kingstown: Nishi Munshi
The Resident: Andrew McCarthy, Kaley Ronayne
Your Honor: Andrene Ward-Hammond

Guest stars:

Queen Sugar: Kaci Walfall, Lamman Rucker, Tracie Thomas


Queen Sugar: Glynn Turman, Sharon Lawrence, Greg Vaughan, Amirah Vann, Brian Michael Smith


American Horror Stories: Cody Fern, Max Greenfield, Nico Greetham, Denis O’Hare, Gabourey Sidibe, Dominique Jackson, Judith Light, Alicia Silverstone, Bella Thorne, Quvenzhané Wallis
Black Mirror: Zazie Beetz, Paapa Essiedu, Josh Hartnett, Aaron Paul, Kate Mara, Danny Ramirez, Clara Rugaard, Auden Thornton, Anjana Vasan
Demascus: Martin Lawrence
FBI: International: Eva-Jane Willis
Fellow Travelers: Jonathan Bailey
The Girls on the Bus: Christina Elmore
The Handmaid’s Tale: Genevieve Angelson
Ironheart: Alden Ehrenreich
Kaos: Jeff Goldblum (replacing Hugh Grant)
La Brea: Jonno Roberts
Loki: Rafael Casal
The Lovers: Alice Eve
A Man in Full: Diane Lane
Sunny: Hidetoshi Nishijima
With Love: Scott Evans
Your Honor: Rosie Perez

(Image courtesy of Hulu.)

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