Caffeine – TV News – May 22nd Edition

We had another busy week of TV news with a bunch of fall network schedules and more!

Premiere dates:

July 10th: Bridge and Tunnel
July 17th: Blood & Treasure
July 22nd: Trying
July 27th: High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
July 31st: City on a Hill

August 12th: This Fool
August 17th: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law

November 13th: Yellowstone, Tulsa King


9-1-1: Lone Star, Call Me Kat, Welcome to Flatch, 9-1-1, The Resident, Barry, Heartstopper (for two seasons), High School Musical: The Musical: The Series


Riverdale (after the upcoming 7th season), Delilah

Other headlines:

Several networks released fall schedules: ABC, CBS, the CW, NBC. And Fox doesn’t have a schedule yet but it did release a “slate.”

Stranger Things has released information about episode counts and runtimes.

The fifth season of Yellowstone will have 14 episodes split into two half-seasons.

Blood & Treasure is moving from CBS to Paramount+, and Yellowstone spinoff 6666 is moving from Paramount+ to Paramount Network.

Fox has delayed Fantasy Island to fall.

Netflix is reportedly working on a new season of Black Mirror.

Silver Tree will direct and EP on the upcoming Fatal Attraction series.

Nicole Kassell will direct the live-action She-Ra pilot.

Matt Shakman will direct Apple’s live-action Godzilla series.

Ordered to series:

Amazon: British tennis drama Fifteen-Love
BBC/Stan: 1950s British/Australian expat drama Ten Pound Poms
Channel 4: Death pact drama Truelove starring Julie Walters and Clarke Peters
Fox: Missing persons police procedural Alert
HBO Max: Spanish-language teen road trip drama How to Screw It All Up
Paramount+: Yellowstone spinoff 1883: The Bass Reeves Story starring David Oyelowo

Pilot orders:

HBO Max: Teen comedy Wild Life

In development:

Disney+: A new Daredevil series
Fox: Finesse Mitchell comedy I Gotta Ask My Wife
Hulu: An adaptation of crime comic A Calculated Man
Lone Wolf/Infinity Hill: Falklands war drama The Islands
NBC: A divorced family comedy starring Jon Cryer
Starz: Singer-songwriter drama Lovesong, a romantic drama from Ava DuVernay starring Lauren Ridloff and Joshua Jackson

Leaving their shows:

Lady in the Lake: Lupita Nyong’o

Guest stars:

Kevin Can F**k Himself: Erinn Hayes
Nautilus: Richard E. Grant, Muki Zubis, Benedict Hardie, Jacob Collins Levy, Luke Arnold


Call the Midwife: Helen George
Doctor Who: David Tennant, Catherine Tate
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Milo Ventimiglia


1932: Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren
Big Sky: Reba McEntire
Bupkis: Edie Falco
The Company You Keep: Sarah Wayne Callies, James Saito, Tim Chiou, Freda Foh Shen, Felisha Terrell
Constellation: James D’Arcy
Crowded Room: Henry Eikenberry, Henry Zaga, Thomas Sadoski, Will Chase, Laila Robins, Sam Vartholomeos, Levon Hawke
Doctor Who: Yasmin Finney
Found: Kelli Williams
The Irrational: Maahra Hill
Ouija: Ophelia Kolb, Katharina Schüttler, Stefan Konarske, Bruno Solo
Rabbit Hole: Charles Dance, Meta Golding, Enid Graham, Jason Butler Harner, Walt Klink
Ted: Alanna Ubach
Twisted Metal: Thomas Haden Church, Neve Campbell
Washington Black: Billy Boyd, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Julian Rhind-Tutt
Untitled ABC national parks drama pilot: Michaela McManus, Yasha Jackson

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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