Caffeine – TV News – June 11th Edition

It’s been a crazy news week in general, so let’s catch up on the TV news you might have missed in the shuffle!

Canadian readers: ICYMI, we posted info on the Corus channels 2017-18 slate.

Premiere dates:

August 2nd: Swedish Dicks
August 20th: Survivor’s Remorse
October 9th: Supergirl, Valor
October 10th: The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow
October 11th: Riverdale, Dynasty
October 12th: Supernatural, Arrow
October 13th: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Jane the Virgin


24: Legacy

Other news:

Season three of UnREAL has been delayed to 2018.

New showrunners:

Taken: Greg Plageman

Ordered to series:

Cinemax: 19th century Chinatown crime drama Warrior
ITV: True crime drama Hatton Garden
Netflix: Debby Ryan CW pageant pilot Insatiable

Pilot orders:

Freeform: A Misfits reboot from Fake Empire and Diane Ruggiero-Wright

In development:

HBO: A comedy based on web series Brown Girls
HBO Nordic: Danish limited series Pele the Conqueror
ThinkFactory Media: Limited series The Lou Pearlman Story
Tomorrow Studios: A live-action Cowboy Bebop show
Universal Cable Productions: A series from Sam Esmail based on podcast Homecoming and starring Julia Roberts

Not moving forward:

Fox: The Beast

Leaving their shows:

The Exorcist: Geena Davis, Alan Ruck, Hannah Kasulka, Brianne Howey
NCIS: Jennifer Esposito

Guest stars:

Graves: Jacqueline Bisset
Kingdom: Zach Gilford
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Max Casella
Shadowhunters: Sarah Hyland


Alexa & Katie: Tiffani Thiessen
Claws: Jimmy Jean-Louis, Suleka Mathew
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Tala Ashe
Graves: Sarah Baker
Halt and Catch Fire: Anna Chlumsky
Hatton Garden: Timothy Spall, Kenneth Cranham, Brian F. O’Byrne, David Hayman, Alex Norton, Ian Puleston-Davies, Geoff Bell, Nasser Memarzia
Law & Order: True Crime – The Menendez Murders: Julianne Nicholson, Constance Marie, Carlos Gomez, Sterling Beaumon, Sam Jaeger
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events: Nathan Fillion, Tony Hale, Sara Rue, Lucy Punch, Roger Bart
Misfits: Ashleigh LaThrop, Tre Hall, Allie MacDonald, Jake Cannavale
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams: Maura Tierney, Annalise Basso, Essie Davis, Liam Cunningham, Ruth Bradley
Shades of Blue: Max Casella
Snowpiercer: Jennifer Connelly, Mickey Sumner
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan: Amir El-Masry

(Image courtesy of Starz.)

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