Caffeine – TV News – June 12th Edition

It’s not even officially summer yet, but this week’s TV news brings us our first big batch of fall network premiere dates and more!

Premiere dates:

June 23rd: Gordita Chronicles

July 29th: Paper Girls

August 5th: The Sandman
August 10th: Locke & Key
August 12th: A League of Their Own
August 14th: Tales of the Walking Dead
August 25th: Mike

September 11th: Monarch
September 19th: 9-1-1, The Cleaning Lady
September 20th: The Resident
September 29th: Welcome to Flatch, Call Me Kat

October 7th: The Midnight Club


What We Do in the Shadows (for seasons 5 and 6), Tokyo Vice, All of Us Are Dead, The Boys, Schmigadoon, The Summer I Turned Pretty


Long Slow Exhale, Made for Love

Other headlines:

Freevee has ordered a new season of canceled Showtime show American Rust.

Sam Waterston has signed on for another season of Law & Order.

J.J. Abrams’ Demimonde is officially dead at HBO.

Bill Martin and Mike Schiff are taking over as showrunners of The Neighborhood. And Jim Patterson and Maria Ferrari are taking over at Call Me Kat. Beth Schwartz will co-showrun Dead Boy Detectives.

Ordered to series:

AllBlk: Supernatural drama Wicked City
Apple TV+: Genre-bending detective series Sugar starring Colin Farrell
BBC: Crime drama The Sixth Commandment starring Timothy Spall
Channel 4: Coming-of-age drama Dance School
Hulu: An adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s novel Tiny Beautiful Things starring Kathryn Hahn
IFC: Dark comedy-drama SisterS from and starring Sarah Goldberg and Susan Stanley
ITV: Medical thriller Malpractice

Acquired for North America:

Crackle Plus: Sci-fi series Salvage Marines

In development:

FX: Benihana founder series American Hiro
HBO Max: An adaptation of Kirthana Ramisetti’s novel Dava Shastri’s Last Day
Legendary TV: UFO novel adaptation Sekret Machines
Netflix: Mystery-comedy Dumped

Promoted to series regular:

Walker Independence: Gabriela Quezada
Mo Brings Plenty, Wendy Moniz

Guest stars:

Legacies: Joseph Morgan
Party Down: Quinta Brunson
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Jesse James Keitel


The Flash: Matt Letscher
Yellowstone: Josh Lucas, Kylie Rogers, Kyle Red Silverstein, Jacki Weaver


Astoria: Sofia Milos
Criminal Nature: Parker Young
The Diplomat: Pearl Mackie, Jess Chanliau
Disclaimer: Lesley Manville
Fargo: Juno Temple, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Fellow Travelers: Allison Williams
The Flash: Kausar Mohammed
Glamorous: Kim Cattrall
Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities: Eric André, Sofia Boutella, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Kate Micucci, Charlyne Yi
The Irrational: Travina Springer, Molly Kunz, Arash DeMaxi
Karen Kingsbury’s A Thousand Tomorrows: Colin Ford, Rose Reid
The Last of Us: Ashley Johnson, Troy Baker
Mrs. American Pie: Carol Burnett, Amber Chardae Robinson
Mrs. Davis: Margo Martindale, Andy McQueen, Ben Chaplin
The Muppets Mayhem: Saara Chaudry, Anders Holm
One Piece: Langley Kirkwood, Celeste Loots, Alexander Maniatis, Craig Fairbrass, Steven Ward, Chioma Umeala
Poker Face: Chloë Sevigny
Schmigadoon: Tituss Burgess, Patrick Page
A Small Light: Amira Casar, Billie Boullet, Ashley Brooke
Unprisoned: Marque Richardson
Vikings: Valhalla: Goran Visnjic
Yellowstone: Kai Caster, Lainey Wilson, Lilli Kay, Dawn Olivieri
Untitled Apple Benjamin Franklin series: Noah Jupe, Ludivine Sagnier, Thibault de Montalembert, Daniel Mays, Assaad Bouab, Eddie Marsan, Jeanne Balibar, Theodore Pellerin
Untitled Netflix Bridgerton Queen Charlotte spinoff: Katie Brayben, Keir Charles
Untitled Peacock Jason Woliner series: Dennis Haysbert, Frank Grillo, Rosanna Arquette, Melinda McGraw, Dee Wallace

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