Caffeine – TV News – July 24th Edition

Comic-Con is back in person, and so we’ve got a bunch of TV news to catch up on!

Premiere dates:

August 19th: Echoes
August 22nd: Kevin Can F**k Himself

October 2nd: The Walking Dead, Interview with the Vampire


The Wheel of Time, For All Mankind, Breeders, Resident Alien


Ladhood (after the upcoming third season)

Other headlines:

Abbot Elementary‘s second season will have 22 episodes.

The WandaVision Agatha spinoff is now called Agatha: Coven of Chaos.

Ordered to series:

AMC: A Walking Dead limited series spinoff to wrap up the Rick and Michonne story.
CTV: Light-hearted mother/daughter procedural The Spencer Sisters
Disney+: Marvel series Daredevil: Born Again
NBC: PoC-focused missing person drama Found
Netflix: K-drama revenge series The Glory
Paramount+: British thriller adaptation The Doll Factory
SBS: Family violence legal center drama Safe Home starring Aisha Dee

Pilot orders:

CBS: Justin Hartley drama The Never Game

In development:

5 Acts Productions: An adaptation of Clare Mackintosh’s upcoming thriller The Last Party
Endemol Shine North America: A U.S. version of Swedish crime drama The Truth Will Out
Showtime: Eddie Huang drug trade drama Panda
Sony Pictures TV: WWII thriller Night of the Assassins from and starring Jharrel Jerome
Story Films: Banking scandal drama The Man Who Broke the Bank
Universal TV: Adaptations of E. Lockhart’s books We Were Liars, Family of Liars, and Again and Again from Julie Plec

Not moving forward:

Fox: Meteorologist comedy Cindy Snow (at least for now)
NBC: Scott Bakula drama Unbroken, drama Blank Slate

Leaving their shows:

New Amsterdam: Freema Agyeman

Promoted to series regular:

Abbott Elementary: William Stanford Davis
Big Sky: J. Anthony Pena
The Rookie: Tru Valentino

Guest stars:

National Treasure: Edge of History: Harvey Keitel


Big Sky: Henry Ian Cusick, Seth Gabel, Luke Mitchell, Anirudh Pisharody, Madalyn Horcher
Black Cake: Lashay Anderson, Faith Alabi, Ahmed Elhaj
Bridgerton: Daniel Francis, Sam Phillips, James Phoon
The Buccaneers: Christina Hendricks, Josh Dylan, Guy Remmers, Matthew Broome, Barney Fishwick
The Driver: Zackary Momoh
Everybody Loves Diamonds: Rupert Everett, Malcolm McDowell
FBI: Most Wanted: Edwin Hodge
Fellow Travelers: Jelani Alladin, Noah J. Ricketts, Linus Roache, Will Brill, Chris Bauer, Erin Neufer, Matt Visser, Christine Horne
Grey’s Anatomy: Alexis Floyd, Niko Terho, Midori Francis
The Idol: Jennie Kim
Obliterated: Terrence Terrell, Alyson Gorske, C. Thomas Howell, Eugene Kim, Paola Lázaro, Amalia Yoo
Star Wars: The Acolyte: Amandla Stenberg
Tiny Beautiful Things: Quentin Plair
Wolf Pack: Sarah Michelle Gellar
Untitled Apple TV+ Godzilla & Titans series: Kurt Russell, Wyatt Russell
Untitled Netflix Arnold Schwarzenegger spy series: Adam Pally

(Image courtesy of AMC.)

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