Caffeine – TV News – May 28th Edition

Caffeine – TV News – May 28th Edition

I was out of town last week, so we’ve got two weeks of TV news to catch up on, including a bunch of summer premiere dates and fall schedules!

Premiere dates:

June 22nd: And Just Like That, Glamorous
June 23rd: Swagger
June 26th: Cannes Confidential

July 13th: What We Do in the Shadows, Full Circle, Survival of the Thickest
July 18th: Justified: City Primeval
July 20th: Sweet Magnolias
July 28th: This Fool

August 2nd: Reservation Dogs, Physical
August 8th: Only Murders in the Building (now confirmed)
August 20th: The Winter King

September 1st: The Wheel of Time, Power Book IV: Force

October 6th: Loki

November 29th: Echo


The Conners, Not Dead Yet, Virgin River, Ginny & Georgia (for two seasons), Red Skies, The Madame Blanc Mysteries, Citadel


Physical (after the upcoming third season)

Other headlines:

We’ve got fall schedules for ABC and the CW. And Fox has released its 2023-24 slate, though no actual schedule.

The Blacklist is moving to Thursdays and its series finale will air July 13th.

A bunch of Grey’s Anatomy regulars have signed contracts to return.

JD Pardo will direct an episode of Mayans M.C.

Sarah Glinski is taking over as Ginny & Georgia showrunner.

All the previous series in development under the CW’s previous leadership are officially dead.

Ordered to series:

ABC: Crime drama High Potential
Amazon Prime: Spy thriller Butterfly starring and EPed by Daniel Dae Kim
Channel 5: Psychological thriller The Hunted
The CW: Jewel thief drama Joan starring Sophie Turner, spinoff The Librarians: The Next Chapter
ITV: Crime drama Code of Silence about a Deaf police consultant starring Rose Ayling-Ellis
MGM+: Arthurian series The Winter King based on Bernard Cornwell books and starring Iain De Caestecker
Onyx Collective/Channel 4: An adaptation of Candice Carty-Williams’ novel Queenie

Acquired for the U.S.:

The CW: British apocalypse comedy Everyone Else Burns, German eco-thriller The Swarm
Hulu: British comedy Dinosaur about an autistic woman

In development:

Showtime: Revivals of Nurse Jackie and Weeds
Strong Studios: Historical crime series Hall Mills Murders

Leaving their shows:

Chicago Med: Nick Gehlfuss
Law & Order: SVU: Molly Burnett

Guest stars:

Killing It: Dot-Marie Jones, Katie Kershaw, Joe Massingill, Melanie Field, Fatimah Taliah, Beck Bennett, Kyle Mooney, Tim Simons


Daredevil: Born Again: Clark Johnson
Doctor Who: Indira Varma
Land Man: Michelle Randolph, Jacob Lofland, Ali Larter
Mr Bates vs. the Post Office: Toby Jones, Monica Dolan, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Alex Jennings, Ian Hart
NCIS: Hawai’i: LL Cool J
Rivals: Annabel Scholey, Maggie Steed, David Calder, Antony Byrne, Denise Black, Bryony Hannah, Olivia Poulet, Brendan Patricks, Gary Lamont, Hubert Burton, Gabriel Tierney, Lara Peake, Milo Callaghan, Louis Landau, Nafessa Williams, Bella Maclean, Katherine Parkinson, Victoria Smurfit, Claire Rushbrook, Lisa McGrillis, Emily Atack, Rufus Jones, Oliver Chris, Catriona Chandler, Luke Pasqualino
The Way: Luke Evans, Callum Scott Howells, Steffan Rhodri, Mali Harries, Sophie Melville, Maja Laskowska, Tom Cullen, Danny Sapani, Mark Lewis Jones, Paul Rhys, Erin Richards, Aneurin Barnard, Catherine Ayers, Jonathan Nefydd, Matthew Aubrey, Andria Doherty, Teilo James Le Masurier
Zero Day: Edi Gathegi

(Image courtesy of FX.)

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