Caffeine – TV News – May 29th Edition

Happy Memorial Day weekend to our U.S. readers; let’s catch you up on the week’s TV news so you can head out to your cookouts!

Premiere dates:

June 2nd: Bruh, I Love Us

July 1st: The Black Hamptons
July 14th: All the Queen’s Men
July 28th: Family Business

August 11th: The Ms. Pat Show
August 14th: Power Book III: Raising Kanan
August 31st: Andor

November 30th: Willow


Andor, Yosi, the Regretful Spy


Endeavour (after season 9), The Good Fight (after season 6)

Other headlines:

Bryce Dallas Howard will direct an episode of The Mandalorian.

Diablo Cody will EP influencer series City of Likes.

Bryan Goluboff will showrun season three of Law & Order: Organized Crime.

Phil Abraham will direct and EP Netflix’s untitled Arnold Schwarzenegger spy series.

Ordered to series:

Apple TV+: 1970s Spanish-language Mexican-set crime drama Las Azules

Acquired for North America:

AMC Networks: Sam Spade drama Monsieur Spade starring Clive Owen

In development:

Apple TV+: A live-action Speed Racer series from J.J. Abrams
Freevee: Rom-com Arranged from Gloria Calderón Kellett and Taran Killam
marblemedia/MEZO Entertainment: Sci-fi adaptation Generation Mars
Netflix: Video game adaptation Horizon Zero Dawn
Village Roadshow: A limited series about Jesse Jackson

Leaving their shows:

The Blacklist: Amir Arison, Laura Sohn
The Handmaid’s Tale: Alexis Bledel
Law & Order: Anthony Anderson
S.W.A.T.: Lina Esco
Sanditon: Charlotte Spencer

Promoted to series regular:

CSI: Vegas: Jay Lee
Cobra Kai: Dallas Dupree Young
New Amsterdam: Sandra Mae Frank

Guest stars:

Dynasty: Charisma Carpenter


Cobra Kai: Alicia Hannah-Kim
CSI: Vegas: Lex Medlin, Ariana Guerra
DC’s Stargirl: Seth Green (replacing Jim Gaffigan)
Demascus: Okieriete Onaodowan
Doogie Kameāloha, M.D.: Milo Manheim
History of a Pleasure Seeker: Lesley-Ann Brandt, Ato Blankson-Wood
Kaos: Aurora Perrineau
Last King of the Cross: Tim Roth (replacing Ian McShane)
The Loud House: Jolie Jenkins, Eva Carlton, Annaka Fourneret
Mrs. American Pie: Ricky Martin, Josh Lucas
The Sex Lives of College Girls: Mitchell Slaggert
Star Wars: Skeleton Crew: Jude Law
That ’90s Show: Tommy Chong
True Detective: Night Country: Jodie Foster
World on Fire: Gregg Sulkin

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