Caffeine – TV News – June 19th Edition

Before we get to this week’s TV news, happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! Now brace yourself for a ton of fall premiere dates, casting news, and more.

Premiere dates:
September 2nd: Narcos
September 8th: Better Things
September 14th: Blindspot
September 19th: The Good Place (preview), Gotham, Lucifer
September 20th: This Is Us, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, New Girl, Scream Queens
September 21st: Blindspot (timeslot premiere), Law & Order: SVU, Chicago P.D., Lethal Weapon, Empire
September 22nd:
Superstore, The Good Place (timeslot premiere), Chicago Med, The Blacklist, Rosewood, Pitch
September 23rd:
The Exorcist
September 25th:
The Last Man on Earth
September 28th:
October 3rd:
October 4th:
The Flash, No Tomorrow
October 5th:
Arrow, Frequency
October 10th:
October 11th:
This Is Us (timeslot premiere), Chicago Fire
October 13th:
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Supernatural
October 17th:
Jane the Virgin
October 21st:
The Vampire Diaries, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Orphan Black has been renewed for a fifth and final season.

Also renewed: Younger, Idiotsitter

HBO is reviving Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Last Sunday’s premiere of The Last Ship was postponed because of the shooting in Orlando. It will instead premiere tonight and Murder in the First will be delayed a week as well.

The MacGyver reboot is being… rebooted? And James Wan is back to direct.

Ordered to series:
Up: Scripted series Date My Dad

In development:
Number 9: An adaptation of Henry James’s Portrait of a Lady
Pinewood TV: United Nations political thriller 38th Floor

Pilot The Infamous is not moving forward at A&E.

Gotham is recasting Poison Ivy.

New EPs & showrunners:
APB: Trey Callaway
Knightfall: Dominic Minghella

Promoted to series regular:
Empire: Xzibit

Guest stars:
Major Crimes: Julian Ovenden

Doctor Who: Matt Lucas

13 Reasons Why: Brian D’Arcy James
American Gods: Omid Abtahi, Orlando Jones, Demore Barnes
Animal Kingdom: Michael Bowen
Arrow: Rick Gonzalez, Josh Segarra
Black Samurai: Common
Blood Drive: Christina Ochoa
Civil: Enrique Murciano, Bradley Whitford, Courtney B. Vance, Toby Jones, Brian D’Arcy James
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Nick Zano
The Deuce: Chris Coy, Mustafa Shakir
Dimension 404: Joel McHale, Sarah Hyland
Foreign Bodies: Janeane Garofalo
Girlboss: Alphonso McAuley
Godless: Jeff Daniels, Merritt Wever, Jeremy Bobb, Thomas Brodie-Sangster
Goliath: Dwight Yoakam, Harold Perrineau
Knightfall: Bobby Schofield, Sabrina Bartlett, Julian Ovenden, Sarah-Sofie Boussnina, Padraic Delaney, Simon Merrells, Olivia Ross
MacGyver: Justin Hires
Masters of Sex: Alysia Reiner, Jeremy Strong, Ashley Zukerman
NCIS: Wilmer Valderrama
Reign: Steve Lund
The Royals: Max Brown
Scream Queens: John Stamos
Shades of Blue: Anna Gunn, Margaret Colin (replacing Lolita Davidovich)
Supergirl: Tyler Hoechlin
Tin Star: Kevin Hanchard
Top of the Lake: China Girl: Nicole Kidman
Turn: Sean Haggerty
The White Princess: Jacob Collins-Levy, Essie Davis, Joanne Whalley, Suki Waterhouse, Rebecca Benson, Rhys Connah, Caroline Goodall, Kenneth Cranham, Vincent Regan

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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