Caffeine – TV News – May 23rd Edition

Buckle up for a whole bunch of TV news this week, including summer premieres, fall schedule grids, and more!

Premiere dates:

May 27th: Tyler Perry’s Bruh

June 4th: Feel Good
June 11th: Betty
June 17th: Black Summer
June 22nd: Inside No. 9 (North American premiere)
June 24th: The Good Fight

July 13th: Miracle Workers: Oregon Trail
July 16th: SurrealEstate
July 18th: The End

August 12th: Brooklyn Nine-Nine
August 18th: Nine Perfect Strangers
August 31st: Only Murders in the Building

November 28th: The Hot Zone: Anthrax

January 30th: Monarch


9-1-1, 9-1-1: Lone Star, The Resident, Noughts + Crosses, Chad, The Wheel of Time



Other headlines:

We’ve got more fall scheduling grids: FOX, ABC, CBS

Showrunner Glenn Gordon Caron and co-star Freddy Rodriguez have both left Bull after investigations into their conduct.

We said this was likely last week, but SEAL Team and Evil are definitely moving to Paramount+.

Morris Chestnut will be recurring rather than a regular on The Resident next season.

David Nutter will direct HBO’s The Time Traveler’s Wife series.

Mo Marable will direct the pilot of Craig Robinson’s Peacock comedy.

Ordered to series:

Amazon: An adaptation of Holly Ringland’s novel The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart from and starring Sigourney Weaver
Apple: An adaptation of Hugh Howey’s sci-fi trilogy Wool from Graham Yost and starring Rebecca Ferguson
BBC: A new slate of dramas
Discovery+: Horror anthology series The Haunted Museum
Hulu: Chippendales founder limited series Immigrant starring Kumail Nanjiani
ITV: An adaptation of Graham Norton’s novel Holding starring Conleth Hill
Netflix: An Arnold Schwarzenegger father/daughter spy show
Peacock: An adaptation of YA series Vampire Academy from Julie Plec

In development:

Amazon Studios: A series about Bruce’s Beach
BBC: A new series from Michaela Coel linked to I May Destroy You, a series about the 1980s Welsh murder of Lynette White
HBO Max: An adaptation of Tina Andrews’ Queen Charlotte novel Charlotte Sophia
Lionsgate: A show about the music industry starring British musician/actor Arlo
New Pictures: An adaptation of Monica Ali’s upcoming novel Love Marriage
Synchronicity Films: Helen Fitzgerald adaptation Bloody Women
TriStar: An adaptation of historical novel Elizabeth Street directed by Edoardo Ponti
Yes Studios: Orthodox Jewish drama Fire Dance

Leaving their shows:

Grey’s Anatomy: Gregg Germann


61st Street: Mark O’Brien
And Just Like That…: Sara Ramírez
Animal Kingdom: Moran Atias
At That Age: Adrian Holmes, Nicole Ari Parker, Brad James, Jade Eshete
The Bear: Jeremy Allen White, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ayo Edebiri, Lionel Boyce, Abby Elliott, Matty Matheson
The Crossover: Jalyn Hall, Amir O’Neil
Dangerous Liaisons: Alice Englert, Nicholas Denton
Epic: Toby Sebastian
Five Days at Memorial: Molly Hager
Gangs of London: Waleed Zuaiter
Green Lantern: Jeremy Irvine (though this doesn’t look official yet)
Home Before Dark: Alexa Mansour
House of the Dragon: Graham McTavish
The Last Kingdom: Ewan Horrocks
The Lincoln Lawyer: Krista Warner
Magpie Murders: Tim McMullan (replacing Timothy Spall), Daniel Mays
NCIS: Hawai’i: Noah Mills
Noughts + Crosses: Jasmine Jobson, Robert Hands
Our Kind of People: Morris Chestnut
Power Book II: Ghost: Jeff Hephner
Power Book IV: Force: Jeremih
Raised by Wolves: Peter Christoffersen, Selina Jones, Morgan Santo, James Harkness, Kim Engelbrecht, Jennifer Saayeng
Reacher: Bruce McGill, Maria Sten, Hugh Thompson
The Sex Lives of College Girls: Sherri Shepherd, Maya Rose, Rob Huebel, Nicole Sullivan, Conor Donnally, Sierra Katow, Mekki Leeper, James Morosini
The Staircase: Juliette Binoche
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan: Betty Gabriel, James Cosmo, Peter Guinness, Nina Hoss, Alexej Manvelov
The Tourist: Damon Herriman (replacing Hugo Weaving)
Tyler Perry’s Bruh: Shawn Vaughn, Quei Tann, Liz Lafontant, Ebony N. Mayo
We Own This City: Jon Bernthal, Josh Charles, Jamie Hector
Wednesday: Jenna Ortega
The White House Plumbers: Kathleen Turner

(Image courtesy of HBO.)

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