Caffeine – TV News – June 4th Edition

This week’s TV news starts to fill in the picture of exactly how our fall TV universe will look!

Premiere dates:

June 18th: Grantchester, My Mother and Other Strangers
July 17th: Loaded
July 28th: The Last Tycoon
September 25th: The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon, Kevin Can Wait, Me, Myself & I, Scorpion
September 26th: NCIS, Bull, NCIS: New Orleans
September 27th: Survivor, SEAL TEAM, Criminal Minds
September 29th: MacGyver, Hawaii Five-0, Blue Bloods
October 1st: Wisdom of the Crowd, NCIS: Los Angeles
October 2nd: 9JKL
October 8th: Madam Secretary
October 30th: Superior Donuts
November 2nd: Mom, Life in Pieces, S.W.A.T.


Call the Midwife


Underground, Quarry, Sense8

Other headlines:

NBC has switched around their fall schedule: This Is Us will stay on Tuesdays (and bring Law & Order: True Crime -The Menendez Murders with it). Thursday will have comedies — Superstore, The Good Place, Will & Grace, and Great News — followed by Chicago Fire.

Good news for the Canadians among you: CTV has picked up thirteen of the new U.S. shows for next season.

Ordered to series:

Netflix: A Turkish action drama about the Ottoman Empire

In development:

AMC: Joe Hill adaptation NOS4A2, global mystery-thriller Pandora, sci-fi drama Silent History
HBO: Maria Semple adaptation Today Will Be Different produced by and starring Julia Roberts, teen drama Euphoria
IM Global TV: Sci fic drama The Happiness Machine
Imperative Entertainment: A series about Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok
ITV: An adaptation of Anthony’s Horowitz’s Alex Rider teen spy novels
Showtime: Music-themed office comedy The Studio from Kevin Hart and T.I.
TWC/Dimension: A Sin City reboot from Glen Mazzara, Len Wiseman, nad Stephen L’Heureux

Not moving forward:

NBC: Sackett Sisters

Leaving their shows:

Kevin Can Wait: Erinn Hayes

Promoted to series regular:

Kevin Can Wait: Leah Remini
Orange Is the New Black: Dale Soules, Jessica Pimentel
Riverdale: Skeet Ulrich

Guest stars:

Younger: Kristin Chenoweth


Call the Midwife: Leonie Elliot
Chance: Tim Griffin
Escape at Dannemora: Paul Dano
Graves: Wallace Shawn
Law & Order: True Crime – The Menendez Murders: Miles Gaston Villanueva, Anthony Edwards
Lore: Holland Roden
Nashville: Katrina Norman
The Passage: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saniyya Sidney, Genesis Rodriguez, Brianne Howey, BJ Britt, Jennifer Ferrin
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams: Juno Temple, Janelle Monae, Jay Paulson, David Lyons
Supergirl: Odette Annable
Trust: Brendan Fraser

(Image courtesy of Amazon.)

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