Caffeine – TV News – May 29th Edition

Happy Memorial Day weekend to our U.S. readers! Here’s the TV news you need to know before heading out to your parades and parties.

Premiere dates:
July 17th: Power
July 22nd: BoJack Horseman
July 24th: Survivor’s Remorse
August 21st: Fear the Walking Dead

The Americans has been renewed for a final two seasons and will end in 2018.

Also renewed: Peaky Blinders (for two seasons), The A Word, Another Period

Limitless is really officially cancelled.

Amazon pilots The Last Tycoon and The Interestings will be available on June 17th.

CBS will air unaired episodes of Angel from Hell and Rush Hour on Saturdays starting in July.

HBO shows Westworld, Divorce, Insecure, and High Maintenance will premiere in the fall, but no dates have been set yet.

Starz is moving its original programming to Sundays, presumably just to make your life more difficult.

Will Packer and Erica Shelton Kodish are taking over as EPs at Being Mary Jane.

Greg Yaitanes will showrun Manifesto.

CBS has ordered a new pilot for Superior Donuts.

Ordered to series:
Audience Network: An adaptation of Stephen King’s Mr. Mercedes starring Brendan Gleeson and Anton Yelchin
BBC: An adaptation of David Nicolls’ novel Us
EPIX: An adaptation of Get Shorty
Hulu/ITV: Historical brothel drama Harlots starring Samantha Morton, Jessica Brown Findlay, and Lesley Manville

In development:
Endemol Shine Studios: An adaptation of video game Mirror’s Edge
EuropaCorp TV: Thriller Crimson Rivers, weapons-trafficking drama Inside, paranormal series Life After Life
Leone Film Group: Spaghetti Western series Colt

Phillip Noyce is no longer directing Andrew Jackson miniseries American Lion.

Brian Geraghty is leaving Chicago P.D.

Promoted to series regular:
Chicago Fire: Miranda Rae Mayo
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Gabrielle Ruiz
Fuller House: Juan Pablo di Pace, Scott Weinger
iZombie: Aly Michalka

Guest stars:
Girl Meets World: Billy Gardell
Mistresses: Wilson Cruz

UnREAL: Freddie Stroma

Broadchurch: Lenny Henry, Roy Hudd
Dark Matter: Franka Potente
Dirk Gently: Jade Esthete, Mpho Koaho, Fiona Dourif, Dustin Milligan, Aaron Douglas, Neil Brown Jr., Richard Schiff
Godless: Jeff Daniels, Scoot McNairy
Good Girls Revolt: Alexander DiPersia
I Love Dick: Roberta Colindrez
Insecure: Neil Brown, Jr.
The Kennedys – After Camelot: Brett Donohue
A Lot: John Ratzenberger
One Day at a Time: Eric Nenninger, Fiona Gubelmann
Sense8: Ben Cole
Tyrant: Jamie Ward
Young & Sofia: Steve Talley, Ryan Pinkston

(Image courtesy of FX.)

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