Caffeine – TV News – June 16th Edition

In this week’s TV news, we’ve got the first of the fall network premiere dates and more!

Premiere dates:

August 5th: Five Points

September 23rd: The Neighborhood, Bob <3 Abishola, All Rise, Bull
September 24th: NCIS, FBI, NCIS: New Orleans
September 26th: Young Sheldon, The Unicorn, Mom, Carol’s Second Act, Evil
September 27th: Hawaii Five-0, Magnum P.I., Blue Bloods
September 29th: God Friended Me, NCIS: Los Angeles

October 1st: Sorry for Your Loss
October 2nd: SEAL Team, S.W.A.T.
October 6th: Madam Secretary
October 11th: The Birch
October 16th: Limetown


Corporate (for a third and final season), L.A.’s Finest, Russian Doll

Other headlines:

Matthew Alrich will oversee Netflix’s Narnia projects.

Daniel Sackheim will EP/direct Lovecraft Country.

Dennie Gordon will direct episodes of Warrior and The Hunt.

Ordered to series:

BBC/Amazon: An adaptation of Agatha Christie’s The Pale Horse
Beta Film: WWII miniseries The Turncoat
Cinemax: Thriller drama series Trackers
HBO: International finance drama Industry with Lena Dunham as EP/director
HBO/Sky: Paranormal mystery series The Third Day starring Jude Law
Hulu: Syrian civil war series Fertile Crescent starring James Purefoy, Aisling Bea comedy This Way Up
Netflix: UK/Spanish crime drama White Lines, historical docu-drama Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan
Quibi: Sci-fi drama Don’t Look Deeper starring Don Cheadle, Emily Mortimer, and Helena Howard
Spectrum Originals/Paramount Network: Southern Gothic drama Paradise Lost starring Josh Hartnett and Bridget Regan
WarnerMedia: Sci-fi series Dune: The Sisterhood

Pilot orders:

Comedy Central: News video hunter series Chasers

In development:

Amazon: A dramedy based on Sandra Bullock’s college years
Eleventh Hour Films: British mosque drama This Green and Pleasant Land
Keshet Studios: A U.S. remake of autism drama The A Word
MGM Television: An adaptation of YA sci-fi novel Aurora Rising
Syfy: A Krypton spinoff about DC Comics character Lobo

Promoted to series regular:

God Friended Me: Erica Gimpel
Ozark: Lisa Emery, Janet McTeer
Snowpiercer: Steven Ogg

Guest stars:

GLOW: Geena Davis
Reef Break: LaLa Anthony


Tell Me a Story: Paul Wesley (playing a different character in season 2)


The Dark Tower: Michael Rooker
The Hunt: Julissa Bermudez, Becky Ann Baker, Josh Mostel, Miles G. Jackson, Jonno Davies
I Am Not Okay With This: Sophia Lillis, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Wyatt Oleff, Sofia Bryant, Aidan Wojtak-Hissong, Richard Ellis
Little Birds: David Costabile, Amy Landecker, Matt Lauria
Little Fires Everywhere: Huang Lu, Geoff Stults
Love, Simon: Ana Ortiz
Lovecraft Country: Abbey Lee (replacing Elizabeth Debicki), Jamie Chung, Jordan Patrick Smith
Manhunt: Lone Wolf: Arliss Howard, Desmond Harrington, Kelly Jenrette, Ness Bautista
Ozark: Tom Pelphrey, Jessica Frances Dukes, Joseph Sikora, Felix Solis
The Right Stuff: Jake McDorman, Joe Dempsie, Aaron Staton, Michael Trotter, Micah Stock, James Lafferty
Stuck With You: Timon Kyle Durrett (replacing Thomas Q. Jones)
Titans: Natalie Gumede, Drew Van Acker
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt special: Daniel Radcliffe
Untitled Amazon Jason Katims autism pilot: Rick Glassman, Sue Ann Pien, Albert Rutecki, Sosie Bacon, Chris Pang

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