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.
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
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:
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.)