Caffeine – TV News – May 26th Edition

It’s the middle of a long weekend in both the US and Canada, so let’s catch up on the week’s TV news and get you back to relaxing.

Premiere dates:

July 1st: Divorce
July 14th: Sweetbitter
July 26th: Orange Is the New Black


Gentleman Jack, Riviera


Humans, A.P. Bio

Other headlines:

Jason Mitchell has been dropped from The Chi because of misconduct allegations.

Showtime’s The L Word sequel will be called The L Word: Generation Q.

Black Mirror has announced episode titles and trailers for season five.

Josh Reims is taking over as Dynasty showrunner.

Alison Schapker is taking over as sole showrunner of Altered Carbon.

Bryan Cogman will work on Amazon’s Lord of the Rings show.

Patrisse Cullors is joining the Good Trouble writers room.

Directors set:

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: Kari Skogland
Unorthodox: Maria Schrader

Ordered to series:

Hulu: Horror anthology series North American Lake Monsters
Hulu/ITV2: Zombie comedy Zomboat!
Netflix: Latinx family comedy series The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia
WarnerMedia: Romantic comedy anthology series Love Life starring and produced by Anna Kendrick

In development:

ABC Studios International: An adaptation of mystery drama Goodwood
AGC Television: 1980s televangelism drama Electric Church
Anonymous Content: An adaptation of Australian coming-of-age novel Boy Swallows Universe
Cavalry Media: A TV adaptation of YA true crime podcast Lethal Lit
FX: An adaptation of novel Freshwater
Kudos: An adaptation of Ben MacIntyre’s SAS: Rogue Heroes from Steven Knight
Ley Line: An adaptation of Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion
Wheelhouse Entertainment: A scripted miniseries about Tiger Woods

Promoted to series regular:

Superstore: Kaliko Kauahi

Guest stars:

High Fidelity: Kingsley Ben-Adir


Belgravia: Tom Wilkinson
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: Daniel Bruhl, Emily Van Camp
Gentefied: Julissa Calderon, Annie Gonzalez, Laura Patalano, Felipe Esparza, Rafael Sigler, Jaime Alvarez, Bianca Melgar, Michelle Ortiz, Alejandro Patiño
Good People: Lisa Kudrow, Greg Kinnear, Martin Short, Ian Harding
Little Fires Everywhere: Joshua Jackson, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jade Pettyjohn, Jordan Elsass, Gavin Lewis
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels: Amy Madigan, Brent Spiner, Lin Shaye
Queen of the South: David Bianchi, Alejandro Barrios
Succession: Holly Hunter
Unorthodox: Shira Haas, Jeff Wilbusch, Amit Rahav
Utopia: Felisha Terrell, Dustin Ingram
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist: Andrew Leeds

(Image courtesy of HBO.)

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