Caffeine – TV News – June 13th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us a highly anticipated fan-favorite renewal, but let’s start with some scheduling news . . .

Premiere dates:

July 15th: Never Have I Ever
July 30th: Outer Banks

August 20th: The Chair (new date)
August 27th: See

September 5th: Billions

October 22nd: Invasion


Shadow & Bone, Hacks, Die Hart, Starstruck, See


Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist

Other headlines:

It sounds like Clarice will not be continuing at Paramount+ after all.

Meg DeLoatch will showrun the upcoming season of The Neighborhood.

Cathy Schulman will showrun The First Lady.

Justin Lin will direct and EP NBC’s untitled bank drama heist pilot.

Maggie Kiley will direct and EP Breathe.

Ordered to series:

AMC+: Australian vampire series Firebite
ITV/BritBox/PBS: Period drama Hotel Portofino starring Natascha McElhone
Peacock: A series based on the Seth MacFarlane film franchise Ted, music reality show contestant family comedy Take Note

In development:

ABC: David E. Talbert family comedy Better Late
Avalon: An adaptation of Caimh McDonnell’s crime novels The Dublin Trilogy from Chris Addison
HBO: A comedy based on book The Gang’s All Queer from Jaboukie Young-White and Issa Rae
Made Up Stories: An adaptation of Kirsten Miller’s feminist fantasy novel The Change
Participant: A limited series about the murder of Vincent Chin (this is separate from the one at Amazon Studios)
Peacock: An adaptation of Tiffany D. Jackson’s 1990s hip-hop coming-of-age novel Let Me Hear a Rhyme
Prospero Pictures: An adaptation of Michelle Good’s Canadian residential schools novel Five Little Indians
Studiocanal: Sci-fi spy novel adaptation Europa
Will Packer Media/Kinetic Content: An adaptation of Tia Williams’ novel Seven Days in June
Working Title/New York Times: A limited series about Navy SEAL war criminal Eddie Gallagher

Leaving their shows:

The Good Doctor: Antonia Thomas

Promoted to series regular:

The Good Doctor: Osvaldo Benavides

Guest stars:

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Milo Ventimiglia


And Just Like That…: Mario Cantone, David Eigenberg, Willie Garson, Evan Handler
The Crossover: Derek Luke, Sabrina Revelle, Skyla I’Lece, Deja Monique Cruz, Trevor Raine Bush
The Dropout: William H. Macy, Laurie Metcalf, Elizabeth Marvel, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Kate Burton, Stephen Fry, Michel Gill, Michael Ironside, Bill Irwin, Josh Pais
Echo 3: Jessica Ann Collins
The First Lady: Kate Mulgrew
Gossip Girl: Megan Ferguson
Hungry: Anna Akana, Alex Brightman, Ashley D. Kelley, Jay Klaitz, Rory O’Malley, Valerie Bertinelli
Jack Reacher: Kristin Kreuk, Marc Bendavid, Harvey Guillén, Willie C. Carpenter, Currie Graham, Maxwell Jenkins
Joe Exotic: Lex Mayson
MacGruber: Sam Elliott, Laurence Fishburne, Mickey Rourke
Night Court: Ana Villafañe
Now and Then: Jorge Lopez, Alicia Jaziz, Dario Yazbek Bernal, Alicia Sanz, Jack Duarte, Miranda de la Serna
The Offenders: Claes Bang
The Offer: Matthew Goode, Giovanni Ribisi, Colin Hanks, Dan Fogler
Our Kind of People: Rhyon Nicole Brown, Joe Morton
The Pentaverate: Ken Jeong, Keegan-Michael Key, Debi Mazar, Richard McCabe, Jennifer Saunders, Lydia West
Resident Evil: Lance Reddick, Ella Balinska, Tamara Smart, Siena Agudong, Adeline Rudolph, Paola Nuñez
See: Dave Bautista
She-Hulk: Jameela Jamil
The Sinner: Cindy Cheung, Ronin Wong, Neal Huff, David Huynh
Somebody Somewhere: Jeff Hiller, Mary Catherine Garrison, Danny McCarthy, Mike Hagerty, Murray Hill, Jon Hudson Odom
The Staircase: Odessa Young, Patrick Schwarzenegger
Stranger Things: Amybeth McNulty, Myles Truitt, Regina Ting Chen, Grace Van Dien
The Terminal List: Catherine Dyer
That Dirty Black Bag: Dominic Cooper, Douglas Booth
Westworld: Aurora Perrineau
Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?: Will Poulter, Lucy Boynton, Maeve Dermody, Conleth Hill, Daniel Ings, Jonathan Jules, Miles Jupp, Amy Nuttall, Alistair Petrie, Paul Whitehouse, Morwenna Banks, Joshua James, Hugh Laurie
With Love: Rome Flynn, Isis King, Todd Grinnell, Desmond Chiam, Constance Marie, Benito Martinez, Vincent Rodriguez III
Wu-Tang: An American Saga: Curtiss Cook Jr., Gbenga Akinnagbe
Yellowjackets: Sarah Desjardins, Kevin Alves, Alexa Barajas
Untitled NBC bank heist drama pilot: Morena Baccarin, Ryan Michelle Bathé

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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