Caffeine – TV News – May 8th Edition

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! We got you a LOT of TV news this week.

Premiere dates:

May 19th: The Ipcress File

June 7th: All Rise
June 10th: First Kill
June 16th: Rutherford Falls
June 21st: Motherland: Fort Salem
June 29th: The Upshaws

July 6th: Maggie
July 7th: Good Trouble
July 11th: Chad
July 13th: Everything’s Trash
July 20th: grown-ish
July 29th: Uncoupled

September 9th: Cobra Kai


Bosch: Legacy, Sweet Magnolias, Julia, The Equalizer (for two seasons), Minx


Saved by the Bell, Queens, Promised Land

Other headlines:

Fred Savage has been fired as EP/director of The Wonder Years after a misconduct investigation.

Upcoming action series Obliterated is moving from TBS to Netflix.

Showrunner Warren Leight is leaving Law & Order: SVU.

Anthony Sparks is joining Bel-Air as an EP.

Ben Younger will direct and EP ABC drama pilot The Company You Keep.

Ordered to series:

Bounce TV: Dramedy Finding Happy from Cedric the Entertainer
Channel 4: Apocalyptic comedy Everyone Else Burns starring Simon Bird
Freevee: Coming of age equestrian drama Beyond Black Beauty
NBC: A new take on Quantum Leap
Netflix: Finnish YA drama Dance Brothers, dark real estate comedy No Good Deed

Acquired for the U.S.:

Peacock: British thriller Trigger Point

In development:

A24: Josephine Baker series De La Resistance starring Janelle Monaé
Amazon: A limited series about the Boeing 737 Max starring and EPed by Jeremy Strong
Apple TV+: A series version of movie/novel The Prince of Tides
eOne: An adaptation of Chris Bohjalian’s upcoming historical thriller The Lioness
HBO: True crime limited series King Rex starring Henry Winkler and directed by Max Winkler
HBO Max: A Peacemaker spinoff about Amanda Waller starring Viola Davis
Sony TV: Monster thriller adaptation Project Nemesis
This Radicle Act/Gettin’ Rad Productions: Voter suppression drama Quitman 10+2

Guest stars:

Fantasy Island: Teri Hatcher, James Denton
Ms. Marvel: Farhan Akhtar


Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches: Jack Huston
The Company You Keep: William Fichtner
Cruel Summer: Nile Bullock, Jenna Lamb, Braeden de la Garza
Disclaimer: Louis Partridge
Doctor Who: Ncuti Gatwa
Get Millie Black: Tamara Lawrance, Joe Dempsie
Justified: City Primeval: Aunjanue Ellis, Boyd Holbrook, Adelaide Clemens, Vondie Curtis Hall, Marin Ireland, Norbert Leo Butz, Victor Williams, Vivian Olyphant
Last King of the Cross: Callan Mulvey, Tess Haubrich, Claude Jabbour, Maria Tran, Matt Nable, Damian Walshe-Howling
The Last Thing He Told Me: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Aisha Tyler, Geoff Stultz, John Harlan Kim, Augusto Aguilera
Little Bird: Lisa Edelstein
A Man in Full: Jeff Daniels
Mrs. American Pie: Allison Janney
Outlander: Charles Vandervaart
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Aryan Simhadri, Leah Sava Jeffries
Platonic: Luke Macfalane, Tre Hale, Andrew Lopez, Carla Gallo
Riverdale: Caroline Day
Saint X: Alycia Debnam-Carey (replacing Victoria Pedretti)
Sprung: Kate Walsh, Camden Garcia, Andre Jamal Kinney
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Gia Sandhu
The Sterling Affairs: Ed O’Neill
Tulsa King: A.C. Peterson, Andrea Savage
Vikings: Valhalla: Florian Munteanu
Will Trent: Jake McLaughlin, Iantha Richardson
Untitled ABC therapist drama pilot: Marsha Stephanie Blake
Untitled NBC drama pilot based on Adam & Eva: Peter Gadiot, Kim Matula

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *