Caffeine – TV News – June 3rd Edition

It’s been a slow holiday TV news week, but there are nevertheless a few big headlines (including that big one), so let’s see what we’ve got …

Premiere dates:

August 1st: The Sinner
August 6th: Better Call Saul, Lodge 49
January 25th: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


The Split, The Rain, Legion


Roseanne, The Arrangement, Imposters

Other headlines:

Paramount Network has scrapped their Heathers reboot.

Kevin Abbott is back as showrunner for the Last Man Standing revival.

Lisa Zwerling and Karyn Usher are taking over as showrunners of The Rook.

Ordered to series:

Apple: Emily Dickinson comedy Dickinson starring Hailee Steinfeld
Bell Media: Bad Boys spinoff L.A.’s Finest
Netflix: That Locke & Key adaptation that has been around seemingly forever

Pilot orders:

FX: A comedy based on the life of rapper/comedian Lil Dicky
Syfy: Comics adaptation Resident Alien

In development:

ABC: A The Middle spinoff starring Eden Sher
Entertainment One: Thriller An Anonymous Girl
HBO: Anthology drama You Know You Want This
Lionsgate TV: A comedy based on memoir Primates of Park Avenue
NBC: Horror drama Cul-de-Sac
Sony Crackle: Organ harvest drama The Transplant

Leaving their shows:

The Good Fight: Justin Bartha
The Walking Dead: Andrew Lincoln

Promoted to series regular:

All American: Jalyn Hall

Guest stars:

The Purge: Allison King


Chambers: Uma Thurman
Chimerica: Cherry Jones, F. Murray Abraham
Dan the Weatherman: Joanna Garcia Swisher, Jack Stanton
Death and Nightingales: Matthew Rhys, Jamie Dornan, Ann Skelly
DOT: Vanessa Marano, Danny Ramirez
Dwight in Shining Armor: Sloane Morgan Siegel
Get Shorty: Raymond Cruz
Lore: Susanne Wuest
Proven Innocent: Kelsey Grammer (replacing Brian D’Arcy James)
Queen of the South: Alfonso Herrera
Strike Back: Jamie Bamber, Yasemin Allen
Tin Star: John Lynch, Anamaria Marinca, Jenessa Grant

(Image courtesy of USA Network.)

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