Caffeine – TV News – June 26th Edition

Happy Sunday! This week’s TV news has some more fall premiere dates, a few cancellations, and a bunch of casting!

Premiere dates:
September 9th: Quarry
September 11th: Indian Summers
September 19th: The Big Bang Theory, Kevin Can Wait
September 20th: NCIS, Bull, NCIS: New Orleans
September 23rd: MacGyver, Hawaii Five-0, Blue Bloods
September 28th: Criminal Minds, Code Black
October 2nd: NCIS: Los Angeles, Madam Secretary, Elementary
October 3rd: Scorpion
October 4th: The Mindy Project
October 10th: 2 Broke Girls
October 14th: Haters Back Off
October 17th: The Odd Couple
October 19th: Chance
October 24th: Man with a Plan
October 27th: The Great Indoors, Mom, Life in Pieces, Pure Genius
December 7th: Shut Eye

Renewed: Casual

Cancelled: Penny Dreadful, Vinyl

MTV is moving Scream to Tuesdays at 10/9c starting this week.

Mr. Robot is getting two extra episodes and an after show.

This season of Major Crimes has been increased to 21 episodes.

Several NCIS actors have closed new deals to stay with the show.

Ordered to series:
A24: Channing Tatum action comedy Iron Fisting, which is a spoof 1980s Romanian cop show
Bavaria Film/Sky Deutschland: A Das Boot sequel
BBC One: A miniseries adaptation of Agatha Christie’s The Witness for the Prosecution
Netflix: A miniseries based on Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace from Sarah Polley
YouTube Red: A Step Up series

In development:
Bad Robot: A Michael Jackson limited series from J.J. Abrams and Tavis Smiley
HBO: A comedy series based on Curtis Sittenfeld’s Prep
NBC: Amy Poehler organized crime comedy The Baby starring Seann William Scott
Stephen David Entertainment: Roman Empire series Colosseum
Tooley Productions: A scripted series based on nonfiction book Emergency

The Weinstein Company has picked up WWII alternate history miniseries SS-GB for U.S. distribution.

Reed Morano is in talks to direct The Handmaid’s Tale.

David Hayter will be head writer/ep of ReincarNATE.

Leaving their shows:
Conviction: Daniel DiTomasso
Nashville: Will Chase, Aubrey Peebles

Promoted to series regular:
black-ish: Peter Mackenzie
Mom: William Fichtner
Superior Donuts: Rell Battle

Guest stars:
Civil: Eliza Coupe
I’m Sorry: Jason Mantzoukas, June Squibb, Gary Anthony Williams, Gillian Vigman, Maya Erskine, LaMonica Garrett
Major Crimes: Sherilyn Fenn, Missi Pyle, Stephanie Courtney
Too Close to Home: Heather Locklear, Matt Battaglia
When We Rise: Rob Reiner, T.R. Knight, Phylicia Rashad, Richard Schiff, Mary McCormack, Arliss Howard, Henry Czerny, William Sadler, Pauley Perrette

American Crime: Regina King
Arrow: Madison McLaughlin

13 Reasons Why: Amy Hargreaves
Arrow: Chad L. Coleman
The Art of More: Merritt Patterson
Blindspot: Archie Panjabi
Channel Zero: Candle Cove: Paul Schneider, Fiona Shaw, Shaun Benson, Natalie Brown, Luisa D’Oliveira
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Maisie Richardson-Sellers
The Deuce: Chris Bauer, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Ralph Macchio
Dimension 404: Patton Oswalt, Ashley Rickards, Sterling Beaumon
Girlboss: Johnny Simmons
Godless: Whitney Able, Samantha Soule, Rob Morgan
Gotham: Jamie Chung, Maggie Geha, James Carpinello
I’m Sorry: Tom Everett Scott, Olive Petrucci
The Leftovers: Lindsay Duncan
Lucifer: Tricia Helfer, Aimee Garcia
The Magicians: Brittany Curran
Masters of Sex: David Walton
Mercy Street: Daniel Sharman
Million Dollar Quartet: Dustin Ingram
The Mist: Frances Conroy
NCIS: New Orleans: Vanessa Ferlito
The Originals: Christina Moses
Rosewood: Brian Austin Green
Scream Queens: Taylor Lautner, James Earl
Sneaky Pete: Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Virginia Kull
Son of Zorn: Nick Offerman
Supergirl: Lynda Carter
Time After Time: Nicole Ari Parker (replacing Regina Taylor)
Too Close to Home: Danielle Savre, Brock O’Hurn, Kelly Sullivan, Brad Benedict, Brooke Anne Smith, Alpha Trivette, Trisha Rae Stahl, Robert Craighead, Annie Thrash, Curran Walters, Ashley Love-Mills, Nick Ballard, Charles Justo, Christian Ochoa, Justin Gabriel
The Vampire Diaries: Kristen Gutoskie
You’re the Worst: Samira Wiley

(Image courtesy of Cinemax.)

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