Caffeine – TV News – July 26th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – July 26th Edition

If you’re bored in lockdown, good news: this week’s TV news gives us a bunch of late summer and fall premieres to get excited about!

Premiere dates:

August 6th: The Rain
August 9th: Endeavour
August 14th: Teenage Bounty Hunters, Stranger
August 25th: Trinkets

September 10th: Julie and the Phantoms
September 14th: The Third Day

October 4th: The Walking Dead season 10 standalone finale, The Walking Dead: World Beyond
October 6th: NEXT
October 11th: Fear the Walking Dead
October 16th: Helstrom


Perry Mason, Burden of Truth, Diggstown, The Boys, Sweet Magnolias, Outer Banks

Other headlines:

Season ten of The Walking Dead has gotten additional episodes.

The Crown season five won’t premiere until 2022.

Monica Owusu-Breen has joined Stumptown as co-showrunner.

Ordered to series:

Amazon: An adaptation of graphic novel Paper Girls
Apple: An adaptation of novel Shining Girls starring Elisabeth Moss
BritBox UK: An adaptation of 1938 novel The Beast Must Die starring Jared Harris, Irvine Welsh adaptation Crime, Anthony Horowitz mystery adaptation Magpie Murders
HBO: Bridget Everett comedy Somebody Somewhere
ITV: Black Lives Matter drama shorts anthology series Unsaid Stories…

Acquired for the U.S.:

HBO Max: Italian crime series Gomorrah, Spanish drama Veneno
PBS: Anthony Horowitz mystery adaptation Magpie Murders

In development:

ABC: Mexican-American multigenerational family drama Chicano
Alcon Television Group: Diego Gutierrez’s Mexican wrestling drama Luchador
Bad Wolf: An adaptation of Terri White’s memoir Coming Undone
Burning Wheel Productions: Press satire American Tabloid from Bret Easton Ellis and Irvine Welsh
CBS: Time travel drama Repeat
The CW: An adaptation of Stephen King’s story “The Revelations of ‘Becka Paulson”
Fremantle: A series about Italian soccer star Francesco Totti
Fox: 1970s single women comedy Foxy, an Empire spinoff starring Taraji P. Henson
FX: Gay rights limited series 81 Words
Gaumont: Dark surf drama Playa Negra
Hulu: Dystopian sci-fi series Brainbox, an adaptation of Curtis Sittenfeld’s alternate history novel Rodham
Made Up Stories: An adaptation of Woman 99 starring Nina Dobrev
New Regency: A reconfigured Rub & Tug series starring a trans actor
Playground: A drama series based on crime documentary The Dog
STXtv: L.A.-based family series Once Upon a Time in Aztlan

Leaving their shows:

NCIS: Maria Bello


Chucky: Brad Dourif
Connecting: Otmara Marrero
Elite: Andrés Velencoso, Manu Rios, Carla Díaz, Martina Cariddi, Pol Granch, Diego Martín
His Dark Materials: Terence Stamp, Jade Anouka, Simone Kirby, Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Lucifer: Alex Koch
Nine Perfect Strangers: Grace Van Patten, Tiffany Boone
Power Book II: Ghost: Sherri Saum
Van Helsing: Kim Coates, Ali Liebert, Steve Bacic
The Walking Dead: Margot Bingham

(Image courtesy of PBS.)

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