Caffeine – TV News – May 5th Edition

This week’s TV news starts with some premiere dates to help you plan your summer!

Premiere dates:

June 13th: Baskets
June 16th: Endeavour
June 24th: Legion

July 9th: The Disappearance
July 10th: Snowfall
July 14th: Grantchester
July 17th: Suits, Pearson


The Twilight Zone, Black Monday, Empire, On My Block, PEN15, Ramy, The Chi, black-ish, The Bay, Cobra Kai

Other headlines:

Lynn Shelton will direct and EP Little Fires Everywhere.

Directors for the new Dracula series include Jonny Campbell, Damon Thomas, and Paul McGuigan.

Ordered to series:

ABC: black-ish spinoff Mixed-ish
eOne: Mystery drama series Albedo starring Evangeline Lilly
HBO: Julian Fellowes drama The Gilded Age
Hulu: Marvel series Ghost Rider and Helstrom, Liane Moriarty adaptation Nine Perfect Strangers starring Nicole Kidman
Paramount Network: Afghanistan-set Army medic comedic drama 68 Whiskey
Spectrum: Southern detective drama Heaven of Hell

Acquired for the U.S./Canada:

Netflix: Korean fantasy drama Arthdal Chronicles

In development:

Blumhouse Television: For-profit immigration detention center drama The Infiltrators
Freeform: An adaptation of Scott Turow’s law school novel One L
Netflix: Post-WWII fashion industry series Bloom from the Obamas, scripted anthology series Overlooked (based on the NY Times obituary series) from the Obamas
Paramount Network: US-Mexico border drama Coyote starring Michael Chiklis
Showtime: Kanye West anthology series Omniverse starring Jaden Smith
Sony Pictures Television: A Spider-Man Universe series from Phil Lord and Chris Miller
Stolen Picture: An adaptation of fantasy series Rivers of London

Guest stars:

Power: Debi Mazar


Arrow: Colin Donnell


Curb Your Enthusiasm: Jeff Tweedy
Dare Me: Chris Zylka, Taveeta Syzmanowicz
Dracula: Jonathan Aris, Sacha Dhawan, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Catherine Schell, Youssef Kerkour, Clive Russell
Ghost Rider: Gabriel Luna
Outer Banks: Charles Esten, Chase Stokes, Madelyn Cline, Madison Bailey, Jonathan Daviss, Rudy Pankow, Austin North, Drew Starkey
Queen of the South: Chris Greene, Sofia Lama
Traces: Martin Compston, Laura Fraser, Molly Windsor, Jennifer Spence, Laurie Brett, Vincent Regan, Michael Nardone, John Gordon Sinclair
Utopia: Jessica Rothe
Westworld: Vincent Cassel

(Image courtesy of ITV.)

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