Caffeine – TV News – May 3rd Edition

Caffeine – TV News – May 3rd Edition

This week’s TV news is pretty brief, as is the new normal – but it’s even weirder now because we’re getting to the time of year when we’re normally starting to hear which shows the networks are picking up for next season. I’m very curious to see how that all shakes out this year.

Premiere dates:

June 2nd: Fuller House
June 8th: L.A.’s Finest
June 19th: Love, Victor

July 3rd: Hanna


When Calls the Heart, Queen Sono, My Brilliant Friend, Insecure


Turn Up Charlie, Dare Me

Other headlines:

One Day at a Time will have an animated special.

It’s not official yet, but Chris Meloni will probably return for the season 22 premiere of Law & Order: SVU.

The LIncoln Lawyer is not moving forward at CBS.

Ordered to series:

Netflix: Remotely-produced anthology series Social Distance from the Orange Is the New Black team, a revival of Danish political drama Borgen

Acquired for the U.S.:

Hulu: BBC coming of age comedy In My Skin

In development:

Echo Lake Entertainment: CRISPR gene-editing thriller The Edit
HBO: A Hellraiser series directed by David Gordon Green
HBO Max: Queer romantic comedy Beth & Sam
Narrativia: An adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels
PatMa Productions: An adaptation of domestic abuse crime podcast Cold
Playground/wiip: An adaptation of Emma Jane Unsworth’s novel Adults
Secret Hideout: Sci-fi adaptation The Girl Who Could Move Sh*t With Her Mind

Pilot/first episode directors:

Call Me Kat: Beth McCarthy-Miller


Call Me Kat: Julian Gant
The Gilded Age: Carrie Coon (replacing Amanda Peet)
Into the Dark: Good Boy: Judy Greer, Steve Guttenberg, Ellen Wong, Elise Neal, Maria Conchita Alonso, McKinley Freeman, Chico the Dog

(Image courtesy of Hulu.)

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