Caffeine – TV News – July 25th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us fall premiere dates from Comic-Con and more! I’m going to be away next weekend, so I’ll see you back here in two weeks with a double batch of news.

Premiere dates:

August 25th: Clickbait
August 26th: Family Reunion

September 10th: Lucifer

October 3rd: The Walking Dead: World Beyond
October 17th: Fear the Walking Dead


The Good Fight

Other headlines:

Diane Ademu-John will showrun Dune: The Sisterhood.

Leigh Janiak will direct two episodes of The Staircase.

Drama pilot At That Age is not moving forward at NBC.

Ordered to series:

Amazon: An adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys
Netflix: An adaptation of Matthew Quirk’s political thriller The Night Agent from Shawn Ryan
Showtime: An adaptation of Lisa Taddeo’s book Three Women starring Shailene Woodley

Acquired for the U.S.:

Sundance Now: Call My Agent! (UK version)

In development:

HBO Max: A series adaptation of horror novel The Final Girl Support Group, magical medical drama The Human Conditions
Hulu: Legal drama Reasonable Doubt, Randall Park action comedy series Take Out starring Lana Condor, Korean-American soapy drama American Seoul
TriStar: A series about Malcolm X from his daughter Ilyasah Shabazz

Pilot/first episode directors:

Interview with the Vampire: Alan Taylor

Leaving their shows:

Charmed: Madeleine Mantock

Promoted to series regular:

Big Sky: Omar Metwally
Chicago Med: Steven Weber
Made for Love: Caleb Foote

Guest stars:

Call My Agent!: Dominic West, Phoebe Dynevor, Jessica Oyelowo, David Oyelowo
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: Jordan Fisher
Love Life: Kimberly Elise, Ego Nwodim, Blair Underwood


Batwoman: Victoria Cartagena
Call My Agent!: Chelsey Crisp
Chicago Med: Guy Lockard, Kristen Hager
Dead Ringers: Michael Chernus
Dollface: Corinne Foxx, Luke Cook
Echoes: Michelle Monaghan
Fate: The Winx Saga: Paulina Chavez, Éanna Hardwicke, Brandon Grace
FBI: International: Christiane Paul, Carter Redwood
Fear the Walking Dead: Gus Halper
The First Lady: Ellen Burstyn, Eliza Scanlen, Cailee Spaeny
Grown-ish: Daniella Perkins, Warren Egypt Franklin
Hunters: Tommy Martinez, Emily Rudd, Udo Kier
Irma Vep: Adria Arjona, Carrie Brownstein, Jerrod Carmichael, Fala Chen, Devon Ross
Joe Exotic: Marlo Kelly
The Last of Us: Anna Torv
Love Life: Punkie Johnson, Leslie Bibb, John Earl Jelks, Arian Moayed
Moonhaven: Emma McDonald, Kadeem Hardison
The Offer: Anthony Ippolito
Ordinary Joe: Adam Rodriguez
Our House: Martin Compston, Tuppence Middleton, Rupert Penry-Jones
The Peripheral: Alexandra Billings
The Porter: Alfre Woodard
Sanditon: Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Tom Weston-Jones, Rosie Graham, Maxim Ays, Frank Blake, Alexander Vlahos
She-Hulk: Josh Segarra
Shining Girls: Phillipa Soo
Shining Vale: Alysia Reiner
The Summer I Turned Pretty: Gavin Casalegno
WeCrashed: America Ferrera
The White House Plumbers: Corbin Bersen, Alexis Valdés
With Love: Birdie Silverstein

(Image courtesy of AMC.)

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