Caffeine – TV News – June 9th Edition

This week’s TV news brings us a bunch of summer premiere dates as well as some cancellations and final season news as the networks clean up some loose ends . . .

Premiere dates:

July 9th: Pandora
July 19th: Killjoys
July 28th: Bulletproof

August 8th: Two Sentence Horror Stories
August 15th: Why Women Kill
August 25th: The Affair
August 30th: Carnival Row

September 10th: Mr. Mercedes

October 14th: Letterkenny

Finale dates:

June 27th: In the Dark

July 31st: Jane the Virgin

August 1st: iZombie
August 6th: The 100


Dead to Me, The Spanish Princess (for an additional eight episodes to finish the story), Lucifer (for a final season)


The Good Place (after the upcoming fourth season), The Ranch (after the upcoming fourth season), Sneaky Pete, Deadly Class, Happy!, Swamp Thing, The Red Line

Other headlines:

Kristen Bell will direct an episode of The Good Place.

Queen Sugar has announced a slate of directors.

Jesse Williams has officially signed on for more Grey’s Anatomy.

Ordered to series:

Gold: Comedy The Cockfields starring Kim Cattrall
Viaplay: Sci-fi comedy series Home Invasion starring Morena Baccarin
WarnerMedia: Crime drama Tokyo Vice starring Ansel Elgort

In development:

AMC: An adaptation of Mona Awad’s novel Bunny
Company Pictures: An adaptation of Rebecca Stott’s novel In the Days of Rain
eOne: An adaptation of Margaret Atwood novel Edible Woman
FX: An adaptation of horror novel Speaks the Nightbird
ITV: Submarine drama Tenacity
NBC: Da Vinci Code prequel series The Lost Symbol
Playtone: Sammy Davis Jr. miniseries Sammy from Lee Daniels
Sid Gentle Films: An adaptation of dog adoption graphic novel Fetch, a Queer as Folk-inspired drama with poet Max Wallis
UCP: A Punky Brewster reboot starring Soleil Moon Frye
WarnerMedia: A series adaptation of podcast Over My Dead Body from Elizabeth Banks

Leaving their shows:

Tommy: David Fierro

Promoted to series regular:

Arrow: Joseph-David Jones
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Gavin Leatherwood, Lachlan Watson
MacGyver: Levy Tran
Shameless: Kate Miner
Young Sheldon: Matt Hobby

Guest stars:

Queen Sugar: Cree Summer, Bryan Terrell Clark


Suits: Patrick J. Adams


The Angel of Darkness: Melanie Field, Rosy McEwen
BH90210: Ivan Sergei
Briarpatch: Kim Dickens
Carol’s Second Act: Ashley Tisdale (replacing Bonnie Dennison)
Deadwater Fell: Cush Jumbo, David Tennant
Dollface: Goran Visnjic
The Good Lord Bird: Joshua Johnson-Lionel
Good People: Josie Totah, Tasha Smith
Into the Dark: Corey Fogelmanis, Annie Q., Jessi Case, Julian Works, Philip Labes, Hugo Armstrong
Little Fires Everywhere: Paul Yen
Mrs. America: Elizabeth Banks
Runaways: Elizabeth Hurley
Suits: Denise Crosby
You: Danny Vasquez

(Image courtesy of Amazon.)

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