Caffeine – TV News – June 30th Edition

Let’s start with the big exciting TV news of the week: One Day at a Time, which had been canceled by Netflix, has been picked up for a new season by Pop TV!

Premiere dates:

July 8th: Scream (but now on VH1 rather than MTV!)

September 3rd: Mayans M.C.
September 12th: Mr. Inbetween
September 18th: American Horror Story: 1984
September 23rd: 9-1-1, Prodigal Son
September 24th: The Resident, Empire
September 25th: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

October 2nd: Almost Family


Blood & Treasure, Undercover

Other headlines:

Michael Chabon will showrun Star Trek: Picard.

Justina Machado will direct an episode of One Day at a Time.

Ordered to series:

FOX: Holiday event series A Moody Christmas
ITV: Keeley Hawes honor killing detective drama Honour
Paramount Network: Michael Chiklis border patrol agent drama Coyote
PBS/Channel 5: A new adaptation of All Creatures Great and Small
WarnerMedia: Adaptations of the novels Made for Love and Station Eleven

Acquired for the U.S.:

Amazon: Steve McQueen West Indian community drama Small Axe
Spectrum Originals: Argentine soccer drama Side Games

Pilot orders:

Freeform: High school suspense drama Close Up
USA Network: Video game development drama Masters of Doom from James and Dave Franco

In development:

CBS: Michael Connelly adaptation The Lincoln Lawyer from David E. Kelley
Handwritten Pictures: A spy series about the Isdal Woman mystery
NBC: A twisted romantic drama from Jenna Bans and Bill Krebs
Showtime: Military contractor series The Company from David Ayer
Sony Pictures TV: A live-action Final Fantasy series
Village Roadshow: Series in the world of the game Myst

Not moving forward:

CBS: Surveillance
The CW: Glamorous

Guest stars:

Castle Rock: Robin Weigert, Sarah Gadon, Alison Wright, Greg Grunberg
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels: Ethan Peck


Briarpatch: Ed Asner, Alan Cumming
The Haunting of Bly Manor: Victoria Pedretti
The L Word: Generation Q: Arienne Mandi, Leo Sheng, Jacqueline Toboni, Rosanny Zayas, Brian Michael, Stephanie Allynne
MacGyver: Henry Ian Cusick
Mrs. America: Bria Henderson
P-Valley: Loretta Devine, Thomas Q. Jones
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels: Michael Gladis, Lorenza Izzo, Adam Rodriguez, Thomas Kretschmann, Dominic Sherwood
Perry Mason: Chris Chalk, Shea Whigham, Nate Corddry, Veronica Falcon, Jefferson Mays, Gayle Rankin, Lili Taylor
Rita: Lena Headey
Sacred Lies: The Singing Bones: Juliette Lewis, Ryan Kwanten, Jordan Alexander, Kimiko Glenn, Kristin Bauer, Antonique Smith, Siobhan Williams, Emily Alyn Lind, Odiseas Georgiadis
Slutty Teenage Bounty Hunters: Maddie Phillips, Anjelica Bette Fellini, Kadeem Hardison, Virginia Williams
Small Axe: Letitia Wright, John Boyega, Malachi Kirby, Shaun Parkes, Rochenda Sandall, Alex Jennings, Jack Lowden
Tell Me a Story: Matt Lauria, Eka Darville, Ashley Madekwe, Odette Annable, Natalie Alyn Lind
Two Weeks to Live: Maisie Williams
Your Honor: Hunter Doohan

(Image courtesy of Pop TV.)

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