Caffeine – TV News – June 21st Edition

Caffeine – TV News – June 21st Edition

This week’s TV news gives us some more clues about what the summer and fall seasons will look like.

Premiere dates:

July 15th: United We Fall
July 17th: Absentia, Cursed
July 19th: The Alienist: Angel of Darkness (new date)
July 28th: Tell Me a Story (new date)

August 5th: Coroner (new date)
August 6th: The Rain
August 10th: Mapleworth Murders


The Sinner, For Life, Manifest, Betty


The Baker and the Beauty, Indebted, Bluff City Law, Sunnyside

Other headlines:

30 Rock is having a reunion special on July 16th.

NBC has set its tentative fall schedule.

ABC has also released a tentative fall schedule that they’ve already shifted around.

Shudder has ordered scripts for a potential third season of Creepshow.

Ordered to series:

Amazon Studios: An untitled autism comedy drama from Jason Katims
HBO: Remotely shot comic satire Coastal Elites starring Bette Midler, Kaitlyn Dever, Issa Rae, Dan Levy, and Sarah Paulson
Hulu: Opioid epidemic drama Dopesick starring Michael Keaton
NBC: Law & Order: Organized Crime starring Christopher Meloni

Acquired for the U.S./Canada:

AMC: British drama The Salisbury Poisonings (for the U.S.)
Apple: Israel/Iran spy thriller Tehran

In development:

Cowboy Bear Ninja: Detective comedy Sherlock Homies form the Astronomy Club team
Freckle Films: An adaptation of Alice Feeney’s thriller His and Hers from Jessica Chastain
Paramount: An adaptation of Catherine McKenzie’s thriller You Can’t Catch Me
Shout! Factory: A series reboot of The Gambler
Sister: An adaptation of James McBride’s Deacon King Kong
Starz: White House comedy East Wing starring Debra Messing

Promoted to series regular:

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Shayan Sobhian


This Is Going to Hurt: Ben Whishaw

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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