Caffeine – TV News – July 3rd Edition

It’s a long weekend in both Canada and the U.S., so let’s catch up on a bumper crop of TV news and then get you back to relaxing!

Premiere dates:

August 14th: Chesapeake Shores
August 25th: Everything I Know About Love
August 26th: See

September 8th: Last Light
September 15th: Vampire Academy
September 19th: Quantum Leap
September 20th: New Amsterdam
September 21st: Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D.
September 22nd: Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: Organized Crime
September 27th: La Brea

October 6th: A Friend of the Family
October 20th: One of Us Is Lying

November 3rd: The Capture
November 4th: Lopez Vs. Lopez, Young Rock
November 10th: The Missing
November 23rd: Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin
November 30th: Irreverent

December 22nd: The Best Man: The Final Chapters


The Old Man, Sherwood, Crime, The Cleaner


See (after the upcoming third season), Tom Swift, Why Women Kill, The Time Traveler’s Wife

Other headlines:

NBC has picked up two seasons (a total of twenty episodes) of Magnum P.I., which CBS canceled.

HBO has officially ordered True Detective: Night Country, starring Jodie Foster and Kali Reis.

Hugo Speer has been removed from the Full Monty reboot because of inappropriate conduct.

Taylor Sheridan is taking over as showrunner of Lioness.

Showrunner Peter Calloway has left Alan Wake, and producers Jon Jashni and Jeff Ludwig have joined.

The Field of Dreams series is not moving forward at Peacock.

Ordered to series:

BBC One/BritBox: Death in Paradise spinoff Beyond Paradise
Freeform: Nanny thriller The Watchful Eye starring Mariel Molino
Hulu: A limited series version of Baz Luhrmann’s movie Australia called Faraway Downs
ITV/BritBox: Jamaican immigrant drama Three Little Birds, Val McDermid mystery adaptation Karen Pirie
Sky: Darkly comic Belfast supermarket drama The Lovers

In development:

Amazon: Bass Reeves series Twin Territories
Apple: David Oyelowo-led dramedy Government Cheese
Freevee: A Who’s the Boss? sequel series
HBO: A limited series based on Hernan Diaz’s novel Trust starring Kate Winslet
Hulu: A scripted series about Formula 1 EPed by driver Daniel Ricciardo
Lionsgate TV: A US version of UK romantic comedy series Lovesick
Netflix: An adaptation of time travel novel The Moon Represents My Heart starring Gemma Chan
Sister: An adaptation of Abi Morgan’s This Is Not a Pity Memoir

Guest stars:

American Born Chinese: Poppy Liu
Better Call Saul: Carol Burnett
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: Jesse Tyler Ferguson, JoJo Siwa


AZNBBGRL: Cathy Bui, Lynn Kim Do, Jazelle Villanueva
The Big Cigar: Alessandro Nivola
The Changeling: Samuel T. Herring
Chucky: Lachlan Watson
Fallout: Kyle MacLachlan, Xelia Mendes-Jones, Aaron Molen
The Girls on the Bus: Melissa Benoist (now officially), Natasha Behnam
Glamorous: Kim Cattrall, Zane Phillips, Jade Payton, Michael Hsu Rosen, Ayesha Harris, Graham Parkhurst
The Horror of Dolores Roach: Marc Maron, Jean Yoon, Judy Reyes, Jeffery Self
Invitation to a Bonfire: Freya Mavor, Pilou Asbæk, Ngozi Anyanwu
Justified: City Primeval: Ravi Patel
Kaos: Hugh Grant, Janet McTeer, Cliff Curtis, David Thewlis, Killian Scott, Misia Butler, Leila Farzad, Nabhaan Rizwan, Rakie Ayola, Stanley Townsend
Mr. and Mrs. Smith: Michaela Coel, John Turturro, Paul Dano
Mrs. Davis: David Arquette, Elizabeth Marvel
Obliterated: Nick Zano, Shelley Hennig
Outlander: Izzy Meikle-Small, Joey Phillips
Perry Mason: Wallace Langham
Platonic: Alisha Wainwright, Guy Branum, Janet Varney, Emily Kimball, Vinny Thomas
Poker Face: Simon Helberg, S. Epatha Merkerson
Power Book IV: Force: Carmela Zumbado, Miriam A. Hyman, Manuel Eduardo Ramierz, Adrienne Walker
The Righteous Gemstones: Kristen Johnston
Shelved: Lyndie Greenwood, Paul Braunstein, Dakota Ray Hebert, Chris Sandiford, Taylor Love, Varun Saranga, Robin Duke
Up Here: Katie Finneran, John Hodgman, Andréa Burns, Sophia Hammons, Emilia Suárez, George Hampe, Julia McDermott, Scott Porter, Ayumi Patterson, Brian Stokes Mitchell
The Way Home: Andie MacDowell
What We Do in the Shadows: Anoop Desai, Parisa Fakhri
The Wood: Vince Staples, Xavier Mills, Karen Obilom, Melvin Gregg, Essence Renae, Richard T. Jones, Tamala Jones
Untitled Apple TV+ Godzilla & Titans series: Anna Sawai, Ren Watabe, Kiersey Clemons, Joe Tippett, Elisa Lasowski

(Image courtesy of Peacock.)

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