Caffeine – TV News – June 18th Edition

Happy Father’s Day! Let’s catch up on the week’s TV news and then go call your dads, everyone.

Premiere dates:

October 13th: Mindhunter


Luther, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Other TV News:

Kirsten Vangsness and A.J. Cook have signed on for more Criminal Minds.

Facebook is picking up MTV’s cancelled Loosely Exactly Nicole.

American Crime Story: Katrina has been delayed, so Versace will premiere next.

The never-aired episode of Powerless in which Adam West guest stars is now streaming.

New showrunners:

Ice: Ed Bernero
Medici: Jon Cassar
Supergirl: Jessica Queller, Robert Rovner

Supergirl co-creator Ali Adler will consult on Dynasty, which means she’ll be part time on Supergirl next season.

Ordered to series:

Netflix/Australian Broadcasting Corp.: Motherhood comedy The Letdown

Pilot orders:

USA Network: Comedic crime drama Olive Forever

In development:

Dancing Ledge: An adaptation of Paradise Lost produced by Martin Freeman
FOX: Family comedy The Ugly Truth
FX: Corporate espionage drama Honey
Lionsgate TV: John Wick spinoff series The Continental

Leaving their shows:

Criminal Minds: Damon Gupton
Quantico: Yasmine Al Massri, Pearl Thusi

Promoted to series regular:

A.P. Bio: Tom Bennett

Guest stars:

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Billy Zane


Sneaky Pete: Joseph Lyle Taylor (as recurring)


American Woman: Sam Morgan
Goliath: Morris Chestnut
Gone: Andy Mientus
The Gospel of Kevin: Kimberly Hebert Gregory (replacing Cristela Alonzo)
Graves: Matt Long, Lauren Weedman
The Haunting of Hill House: Michiel Huisman
Killing Eve: Sandra Oh
Law & Order: True Crime – The Menendez Murders: Sterling Beaumon, Molly Hagan, Dominic Flores
Major Crimes: James Martinez
The Man in the High Castle: Jason O’Mara
Medici: Sean Bean
Modus: Greg Wise, Billy Campbell
The Passage: Vincent Piazza
Psych: The Movie: Zachary Levi
Sea Oak: Glenn Close
Sick Note: Lindsay Lohan
Snowpiercer: Annalise Basso, Sasha Frolova, Alison Wright, Benjamin Haigh

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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