Caffeine – TV News – July 22nd Edition

We’ve got a ton of TV news this week from San Diego Comic-Con and more, so buckle up!

Premiere dates:

September 7th: Marvel’s Iron Fist
September 14th: The First

October 5th: The Man in the High Castle
October 7th: The Walking Dead
October 19th: Lore

November 2nd: Homecoming
November 28th: Vikings


Wynonna Earp, Ransom, Impulse, Cloak and Dagger, The Man in the High Castle



Other headlines:

Surprise: The fourth and now officially final season of UnREAL is now streaming on Hulu.

Robert Kirkman confirmed that Andrew Lincoln is leaving The Walking Dead.

Shonda Rhimes has released details about her Netflix development slate.

Season eight of American Horror Story will be called Apocalypse.

Clark Gregg will direct the season premiere of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Danielle Panabaker will direct an episode of The Flash.

There’s a Magnum P.I./Hawaii Five-0 crossover in the works.

Sundance Now and Shudder have acquired A Discovery of Witches for the U.S.

Star Trek: Discovery is getting a companion short-episode series called Star Trek: Short Treks.

It looks like Discovery Channel’s Manhunt may be moving to Charter.

Charlie Matthau is planning a 1920 election series to air during the 2020 campaign.

Ordered to series:

Amazon: Sci-fi drama Tales from the Loop based on the art of Simon Stalenhag
Canal Plus: A modern-day adaptation of War of the Worlds
Netflix: Mark Millar series Jupiter’s Legacy and American Jesus, espionage thriller drama Hit and Run, a French-language series about gentleman burglar Arsene Lupin starring Omar Sy, zombie series Black Summer starring Jaime King
Shudder: Horror anthology series Creepshow from Greg Nicotero

Pilot orders:

ABC: A spinoff of The Middle

In development:

Avalon Television: Fantasy detective series Warlock Holmes
Buccaneer Media: 1850s London thriller The Doll Factory
The CW: A Batwoman series
DC Universe: A Stargirl series from Geoff Johns
Entertainment One: An adaptation of comic Skin&Earth
Fox 21: Sci-fi horror comic adaptation The Normals, a Buffy the Vampire Slayer reboot with a black lead
Hulu: That long-in-the-works adaptation of Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles
Universal Television: Sci-fi comic adaptation The Lost City Explorers

Promoted to series regular:

Black Lightning: Jordan Calloway
Empire: Rhyon Nicole Brown
How to Get Away with Murder: Amirah Vann
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Jeff Ward
NCIS: Diona Reasonover

Guest stars:

9-1-1: Charisma Carpenter
Good Trouble: Teri Polo, Sherri Saum
Law & Order: SVU: Dylan Walsh
Legacies: Zach Roerig
The Orville: Leighton Meester


Arrow: Michael Jai White, Cody Runnels, Vinnie Jones


Are You Sleeping: Moon Bloodgood, Billy Miller, Brett Cullen, Hunter Doohan
Arrow: Holly Elissa, Michael Jonsson, Miranda Edwards
Catherine the Great: Jason Clarke
Chicago Med: Heather Headley
Chicago P.D.: Anne Heche
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Tom Wilson, Ramona Young
Diggstown: Natasha Henstridge
Empire: Katlynn Simone, A.Z. Kelsey
Erase: Christine Evangelista
Fear the Walking Dead: Aaron Stanford, Stephen Henderson, Tonya Pinkins, Mo Collins, Daryl “Chill” Mitchell
The Flash: Chris Klein
Future Man: Sara Amini, Rati Gupta
Good Omens: Frances McDormand
Jack Ryan: Noomi Rapace
Magnum P.I.: Tim Kang
Midnight, Texas: Nestor Carbonell, Jaime Ray Newman, Josh Kelly
The Oath: Dilshad Vadsaria, Sebastian Zurita, Erik King, J. Anthony Pena, Richard Burgi, Rich Paul, Carlos Sanz
The Politician: Zoey Deutch, Laura Dreyfuss, Lucy Boynton, Rahne Jones
Queen America: Jennifer Westfeldt, Victoria Justice
The Resident: Jenna Dewan
The Rook: James D’Arcy, Shelley Conn
Sex Education: James Purefoy
Star Trek: Discovery: Rebecca Romijn
Station 19: Boris Kodjoe
Supergirl: Sam Witwer, Nicole Maines, April Parker Jones, David Ajala
Teachers: Adam Korson
True Detective: Deborah Ayorinde
V-Wars: Laura Vandervoort, Kyle Breitkopf, Kimberly Sue Murray
The Walking Dead: Lauren Ridloff, Dan Fogler, Eleanor Matsuura, Samantha Morton
The Wrong Mans: Jillian Bell
Wu Assassins: Katheryn Winnick, Lewis Tan, Tommy Flanagan, Tzi Ma
Y: Amber Tamblyn

(Image courtesy of Syfy.)

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