Caffeine – TV News – June 5th Edition

It was a bit of a quieter TV news week than the last few, but we have some summer premiere dates and a fan favorite renewal! In case you missed it, earlier this week we brought you the CBC upcoming slate announcement.

Premiere dates:

July 29th: Surface

August 5th: The Outlaws
August 11th: Bump
August 16th: Leonardo, Devils


Our Flag Means Death, Slow Horses (for seasons 3 & 4)


Raised by Wolves

Other headlines:

Nothing official yet, but apparently NBC and USA Network are talking about saving Magnum P.I. after its cancellation at CBS.

David Graziano will showrun Law & Order: SVU.

Peter Elkoff will showrun new show Alaska (and therefore leave The Resident).

Ordered to series:

AllBlk: Therapist drama Hush
CBC: Time travel drama Plan B starring Patrick J. Adams and Karine Vanasse
ITV: Crime thrller Six Four starring Kevin McKidd and Vinette Robinson
Paramount+: Coming-of-age series The Gymnasts
Showtime: Brett Gelman widower comedy Entitled

Pilot directors:

Black Cake: Andrew Dosunmu

Pilot orders:

FX: Gay high school teacher comedy English Teacher

In development:

Amazon: A limited series based on LGBTQ+ civil rights book The Deviant’s War
Fox: Cop-turned-monk drama adaptation Felonious Monk
Made Up Stories: An adaptation of crime thriller The Fields
Peacock: 1990s sneaker shop comedy True to Size from Kevin Hart

Not moving forward:

FX: Kal Penn comedy Belated

Leaving their shows:

FBI: Most Wanted: Miguel Gomez
Fear the Walking Dead: Alycia Debnam-Carey
The Power: Leslie Mann, Tim Robbins


Westworld: James Marsden


Black Cake: Adrienne Warren, Mia Isaac
Fatal Attraction: Amanda Peet
History of a Pleasure Seeker: Crystal Yu
The New Look: John Malkovich, Emily Mortimer, Claes Bang
Night Court: Dimiter Marinov
Nolly: Augustus Prew
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Virginia Kull, Glynn Turman, Jason Mantzoukas, Megan Mullally, Timm Sharp
Poker Face: Danielle Macdonald, Dascha Polanco, Lil Rel Howery
Red Rose: Amelia Clarkson, Isis Hainsworth, Ali Khan, Ellis Howard, Ashna Rabheru, Adam Nagaitis, Natalie Gavin, Samuel Anderson, Harry Redding, Natalie Blair
The Sex Lives of College Girls: Mitchell Slaggert
Twisted Metal: Will Arnett, Richard Cabral, Joe Seanoa a.k.a Samoa Joe, Mike Mitchell, Tahj Vaughans, Lou Beatty Jr.
Welcome to Chippendales: Adam Ray, Darren Lipari, Will Peltz

(Image courtesy of HBO Max.)

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