Caffeine – TV News – June 17th Edition

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! Let’s see what SURPRISE PICKUP, newly ordered shows, and other TV news we have this week.

Premiere dates:

August 10th: All About the Washingtons
August 12th: Fear the Walking Dead
September 21st: The Good Cop


Succession, Vida

Other headlines:

Netflix has officially revived Lucifer.

The Star Trek: Discovery showrunners are out and Alex Kurtzman is taking over.

American Horror Story season 8 will be a Coven/Murder House crossover.

Jeremy Jordan will be recurring rather than a regular on Supergirl next season.

Patrick Walsh will showrun new Fox comedy The Cool Kids.

Ordered to series:

Amazon: An anthology romantic comedy based on the New York Times Modern Love column
Apple: A series inspired by 11-year-old investigative journalist Hilde Lysiak
Netflix: Mars mission drama Away from Jason Katims and Matt Reeves, Greek mythology drama Kaos
Pop: Comedy Florida Girls
Showtime: 1980s Wall Street comedy Black Monday starring Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells, and Regina Hall
WGN America: Detective series Carter and Gone

In development:

Clerkenwell Films: A series based on British entrepreneur Jamal Edwards
FremantleMedia North America: Fantasy drama Dark One from Brandon Sanderson
FX: An adaptation of fairy tale novel The Changeling
Hyde Park Entertainment Group: An adaptation of historical nonfiction book Fordlandia directed by Werner Herzog
Media Rights Capital: A limited series adaptation of Stephen King’s The Outsider
MTV: A live-action reboot of Aeon Flux from Jeff Davis and Gale Anne Hurd
Playground Entertainment: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender Is the Night

Promoted to series regular:

The Flash: Danielle Nicolet, Hartley Sawyer
Shameless: Richard Flood
Supergirl: Jesse Rath

Guest stars:

Kidding: Tara Lipinski
Northern Rescue: Michelle Nolden, Michael Xavier, Peter MacNeill
Suits: Carolyn Hennesy
Untitled YouTube Adam Pally/Sam Richardson comedy: Thomas Barbusca


Are You Sleeping: Aaron Paul, Ron Cephas Jones, Elizabeth Perkins, Mekhi Phifer, Michael Beach, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood
Big Little Lies: Denis O’Hare
Blood & Treasure: Matt Barr
Catch-22: Harrison Osterfield
Dirty John: Jean Smart
Good Trouble: Tommy Martinez, Zuri Adele, Sherry Cola, Roger Bart, Emma Hunton, Ken Kirby
Kansas City: Rafe Spall, John Slattery, Allison Tolman
The Neighborhood: Beth Behrs (replacing Dreama Walker)
Northern Rescue: Amalia Williamson, Spencer MacPherson, Taylor Thorne
Now Apocalypse: Evan Hart, Tyler Posey
Ray Donovan: Tony Curran
Tell Me a Story: Paul Wesley, James Wolk, Dania Ramirez
V-Wars: Peter Outerbridge
Westworld: Sela Ward
Yellowstone: Barret Swatek
Untitled Fox Middle America family comedy: Leah Remini
Untitled YouTube Adam Pally/Sam Richardson comedy: Keith David, Curtis Armstrong, Allyce Beasley, Danielle Schneider, Neil Casey, Sabrina Revelle, Rich Sommer, Adriyan Rae

(Image courtesy of Fox.)

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