Caffeine – TV News – May 31st Edition

Happy Sunday! A quick programming note: Next weekend I’ll be away at the ATX Television¬†Festival, so look for a double edition of TV news the following Sunday.

Premiere dates:
June 19th: Catastrophe (U.S. premiere)
June 24th: Rogue
July 18th: Hell on Wheels
September 23rd: Empire

Renewed: Grace and Frankie, Deadbeat

Oil is now called Blood and Oil.

Lucy Liu will direct an episode of Graceland.

Matt Corman and Chris Ord will be co-showrunners with Julie Plec on Containment.

Ordered to series:
ITV/PBS: Historical drama Churchill’s Secret
NBC: An untitled outbreak drama from Graham Moore and Marc Foster

Pilot orders:
HBO: The Gorburger Show

In development:
FOX: An Urban Cowboy series
HBO: VA hospital drama Unarmed
Television 360/Endemol: A Patricia Highsmith Mr. Ripley series
Universal TV: A series based on comic The Wicked + The Divine

Leaving their shows:
Castle: Penny Johnson Jerald
Mom: Spencer Daniels
Oil: Caitlin Carver
Vice Principals: Da’Vine Joy Randolph

Promoted to series regular:
Gotham: Nicholas D’Agosto, Chris Chalk
Mom: Beth Hall
Red Oaks: Josh Meyers

Guest stars!
Married: Frances Conroy, M.C. Gainey
Switched at Birth: John Michael Higgins, Paula Marshall

Returns:
Community: Yvette Nicole Brown

Casting:
The Affair: Richard Schiff, Joanna Gleason, Miranda Rae Mayo
American Crime Story: Rob Morrow
American Horror Story: Hotel: Max Greenfield
Chicago Med: Colin Donnell
The Clan of the Cave Bear: Charlene McKenna
The Get Down: Jimmy Smits, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
Heroes Reborn: Dylan Bruce, Nazneen Contractor
Lewis and Clark: Tanaya Beatty, Stephen Hill, Creed Garnick, Aidan Kahn
Longmire: Ally Walker
Madoff: Erin Cummings
Mr. Robot: Brian Stokes Mitchell, Sakina Jaffrey
Quarry: Aoibhinn McGinnity
Ray Donovan: Stephanie Erb
Shadowhunters: Jon Cor
Suits: John Pyper-Ferguson
Vice Principals: Kimberly Hebert Gregory

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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