Caffeine – TV News – June 27th Edition

TV news is quieting down a bit as we head into summer, but we’ve got some bits and pieces this week including a bunch of casting updates!

Premiere dates:

July 15th: The North Water (on AMC+)

September 17th: Sex Education


The Upshaws


Good Girls, #blackAF

Other headlines:

The first episode of HBO Max’s new Gossip Girl will get a special airing on the CW on July 9th.

Creator Jon Bokenkamp has left The Blacklist.

Showrunner Steven Kane will leave Halo after the first season.

HIMYM director Pam Fryman will direct the pilot of How I Met Your Father.

Otto Bathurst will direct and co-produce the new Frankenstein series.

Ordered to series:

AMC: An adaptation of Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire
Apple: French language thriller Liaison starring Eva Green and Vincent Kassel
FX on Hulu: FBI thriller limited series Class of ’09, an adaptation of Jon Krakauer’s Under the Banner of Heaven starring Andrew Garfield and Daisy Edgar-Jones

In development:

ALLBLK: Series West Philly, Baby based on Colman Domingo’s play Dot
Constantin Film: An action thriller series inspired by The Count of Monte Criso starring Jack Huston
The CW: Supernatural prequel The Winchesters
Disney+: Rom-com action-adventure series Wedding Season
HBO Max: An adaptation of Samantha Downing’s novel For Your Own Good from Robert Downey Jr. and Greg Berlanti, an adaptation of DC Comics’ Madame X from J.J. Abrams and Angela Robinson
Jumpcut: College series Subtle Asian Traits inspired by the Facebook group
Lux Vide: A U.S. adaptation of Italian drama Sandokan
Picturestart: An adaptation of Jenny Jackson’s novel Pineapple Street
Playground/Red Arrow: A new Inspector Maigret series

Promoted to series regular:

Chicago Fire: Hanako Greensmith
NCIS: Katrina Law
Power Book II: Ghost: Berto Colon, Paton Ashbrook, Alix Lapri

Guest stars:

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: AnnaLynne McCord


The Boys: Sean Patrick Flanery, Nick Wechsler, Miles Gaston Villanueva, Laurie Holden
The Crown: Jonny Lee Miller
Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol: Raoul Bhaneja, Sammi Rotibi, Keenan Jolliff
The Devil’s Hour: Jessica Raine, Peter Capaldi, Meera Syal, Alex Ferns, Phil Dunster, Barbara Marten, Thomas Dominique, Rhiannon Harper-Rafferty, John Alastair, Sandra Huggett, Benjamin Chivers
Expats: Sarayu Blue
The Good Fight: Wanda Sykes, CCH Pounder
His Dark Materials: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jamie Ward, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Simon Harrison), Chipo Chung, Amber Fitzgerald-Woolfe
Hungry: Christian Magby
Joe Exotic: Dean Winters
Joe Pickett: Patrick Gallagher
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Kayli Carter
The Midwich Cuckoos: Cherrelle Skeete
NCIS: Gary Cole (officially now)
The Offer: Juno Temple
Our Flag Means Death: Kristian Nairn, Nathan Foad, Samson Kayo, Rory Kinnear, Con O’Neill, Vico Ortiz
Our Kind of People: Kyle Bary, Lance Gross
Pam & Tommy: Fred Hechinger
Power Book II: Ghost: Lahmard Tate
SAS: Rogue Heroes: Cesar Domboy
The Serpent Queen: Ray Panthaki
Sprung: Shakira Barrera, James Earl, Clare Gillies
The Staircase: Olivia DeJonge
Tehran: Glenn Close
Terminal List: Remi Adeleke
This Is Going to Hurt: Harriet Walter, Alex Jennings, Ambika Mod, Michele Austin, Kadiff Kirwan, Ashley McGuire, Rory Fleck Byrne, Tom Durant-Pritchard
We Own This City: Darrell Britt-Gibson, Rob Brown, McKinley Belcher III, Larry Mitchell
Woke: Aimee Garcia
Untitled NBC bank heist pilot: Kamal Bolden, Noah Bean

(Image courtesy of the BBC.)

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