Caffeine – TV News – July 19th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – July 19th Edition

We hope everyone experiencing this heat wave is staying cool! Grab some lemonade and let’s catch up on the week’s TV news.

Premiere dates:

August 6th: Hitmen
August 13th: Five Bedrooms

September 3rd: A.P. Bio

November 13th: Alex Rider


Grantchester, Hanna, Good Witch, Chesapeake Shores


Kidding, Briarpatch

Other headlines:

The premiere of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier has been delayed.

CBS has switched its fall schedule around a bit because of COVID-19 delays.

Emily in Paris will air on Netflix rather than Paramount Network.

Ordered to series:

Apple: Action-thriller Echo 3 from Mark Boal
ITV: A sequel series to The Murder of Stephen Lawrence

Acquired for the U.S.:

Acorn TV: BBC One estranged family comedy The Other One
IMDb TV: British spy series Alex Rider
Netflix: BBC’s adaptation of A Suitable Boy
Peacock: Canadian thriller Departure
Sundance Now: David Tennant serial killer drama Des

In development:

20th Century Fox TV: Dark comedy Good Serial from James Roday Rodriguez and Todd Harthan
Amazon: Near-future comedy The Undesirables
AMC: An adaptation of graphic novel The Treasure of the Black Swan
Bad Wolf America: An adaptation of Chris Bohjalian’s The Red Lotus
HBO: An In Treatment reboot
HBO Max: Limited series Brujo starring Diego Boneta
NBC Universal: Family drama Our House
Peacock: An adaptation of video game Indivisible
Quibi: Instagram fame series @GeneralStories from Adam Goldberg, comedy 137 Things My Wife Hates About Me
Sister: An adaptation of Jennifer Weiner’s Mrs. Everything
Spectrum: A comedy about a deaf man from and starring Nyle Dimarco
Studiocanal: A drama about Josephine Baker
Wolf Entertainment: Las Vegas period drama American Babylon from Dick Wolf
Zero Gravity Management: W.C. Handy drama Delta Blues starring Terrence Howard and Evan Ross

Not moving forward:

Paramount Network: Sexy Beast
USA Network: Evel Knievel limited series


Big Leap: Laura Benanti
Home Economics: Caitlin McGee, Karla Souza, Sasheer Zamata
Kenan: Don Johnson, Chris Redd
Monsterland: Kelly Marie Tran
Nine Perfect Strangers: Samara Weaving
Shining Vale: Greg Kinnear

(Image courtesy of Sony Pictures.)

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