Caffeine – TV News – June 2nd Edition

We’ve got a slow TV news week as we move toward summer, but let’s check out a few premiere dates and more!

Premiere dates:

June 14th: Marvel’s Jessica Jones

August 9th: GLOW

October 18th: Looking for Alaska




The Village, The Enemy Within, Abby’s, Dark (after upcoming season three), Silicon Valley (after upcoming season six)

Other headlines:

The CW has picked up season three of Burden of Truth (which was already renewed in Canada).

CBS will air season one of The Good Fight on Sundays starting June 16th. (The first three seasons are streaming on CBS All Access.)

BBC comedy Gavin and Stacey will have a Christmas special.

Ordered to series:

Acorn TV/RTE: Historical comedic crime drama Dead Still
Amazon: Dystopian YA drama The Wilds
Cattleya: Latin-language historical drama Romulus
Channel 4: Porn industry drama Adult Material starring Hayley Squires and Rupert Everett
Hulu: An adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Normal People
Showtime: Abby McEnany queer comedy series Work in Progress co-written and EPed by Lilly Wachowski

Pilot orders:

ABC: A Nate Bargatze comedy from the Carmichael Show team

In development:

Amazon: Action comedy La Fresa
FX: A genderswapped U.S. version of British comedy Peep Show
Red Production Company: An adaptation of British polician Jess Phillips’ book
Motor: A series about the female African-American first judge of Divorce Court

Guest stars:

What Just Happened??!: Rob Lowe


Barkskins: Aneurin Barnard, Thomas M. Wright, Tallulah Haddon
BH90210: La La Anthony, Vanessa Lachey
Brave New World: Jessica Brown Findlay
Condor: Rita Volk
Creepshow: David Arquette, Tricia Helfer, Dana Gould
Manhunt: Lone Wolf: Carla Gugino
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Cary Elwes, Stephanie Hsu
The Right Stuff: Patrick J. Adams
Strange Angel: Joslyn DeFreece
Stumptown: Jake Johnson (replacing Mark Webber)
Swamp Thing: Michael Beach
Sweet Magnolias: Monica Potter, Brooke Elliott, Heather Headley
Wu-Tang: An American Saga: Andrea-Rachel Parker

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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