Fresh Off The Boat
News

The Fix acquired; Fresh off the Boat cancelled; The Mallorca Files renewed; + more

Every weekday, TMINE brings you the latest TV news from around the world

Internet TV

Australian TV

  • Screen Australia green lights: 1970s faux monster-hunting Leyland Brothers comedy documentary, Chinese mystery comedy Lucky Lee, UN white saviour hero complex comedy drama Tales From The United Nonsense, girls fleeing ‘local hero’ drama Blood Sisters, idealistic youth worker drama Dog Box, sci-fi-esque consumer goods demo comedy Science+ and fake terminal illness comedy drama Unwell
  • Galactic Baby developing: Muslim one-upmanship comedy Bogan Muslim and self-explanatory comedy Teen Ward

UK TV

US TV

US TV show casting

  • Chris Lee promoted to regular, Olivia Liang to recur on The CW’s Legacies
  • Henri Esteve, Raigan Harris and Andrew Liner to recur on Freeform’s Grown-ish
  • Dean Norris to guest on NBC’s Superstore
  • Rachel Keller joins, Emily Bergl, Lena Georgas, Tiera Skovbye et al to recur on USA’s Dirty John

New US TV shows

New US TV show casting

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Film

Orange Thursday: Doctor Sleep (2019) and Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

Every Thursday, TMINE reviews two movies, carefully avoiding infringing a former mobile phone company’s trademarked marketing gimmick

Yes, it’s Friday. Let’s not talk about it. Let’s talk about the two movies I’ve got for you instead:

  • Doctor Sleep (2019): An adaptation to Stephen King’s sequel to The Shining that also serves as a sequel to The Shining.
  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2018): A sequel to Godzilla (2014) that also serves as a sequel to Kong: Skull Island.

Both of them after the adverts and the trailers.

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Acht Tage
Airdates

What time, TMINE? Including Servant, Eight Days and Seaside Hotel

Every Friday, TMINE lets you know when the latest TV shows from around the world will air in the UK

Far fewer acquisitions and airdates this week than last week, but we do have some, you’ll be glad to hear.

The only new acquisition without a premiere date is by Amazon, with Mexican production Narcos vs Zombies set to hit the Internet next year some time.

But for the premiere dates of Servant, Acht Tage (Eight Days) and Badehotellet (Seaside Hotel), join me after the jump

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Weeds
News

BH90210 cancelled; a Weeds sequel; new Amazon French originals; + more

Every weekday, TMINE brings you the latest TV news from around the world

Internet TV

  • D’Arcy Carden to star in Amazon’s A League of Their Own
  • Rachel Griffiths to star in Amazon’s The Wilds
  • Glenn McCuen, Michael Park, Gideon Emery et al to recur in Netflix’s Dash & Lily
  • Jeff Perry, Arian Moayed, Anders Holm et al join Netflix’s Inventing Anna
  • Amazon green lights: French school going co-ed period drama Voltaire, Mixte and French Cold War romance Operations Totems
  • Netflix green lights: limited series adaptation of Tembi Locke’s From Scratch, with Zoe Saldana…
  • developing: Noel Fielding magic record player show

International TV

UK TV

US TV

US TV show casting

New US TV shows

  • FX moves Mrs America, Devs, The Old Man and A Teacher to Hulu…
  • green lights: Native American housing project teenagers series Reservation Dogs
  • BET+ green lights: 30something black men drama Tyler Perry’s Bruh, with Barry Brewer, Mahdi Cocci, Phillip Mullings Jr et al, and The Oval spin-off Tyler Perry’s Ruthless, with Stephanie Charles, Anthony Bless, Bobbi Baker James et al
  • ABC developing: adaptation of Yes She Can
  • …soulmates a street apart rom-com, with Georgia King
  • …and undercover federal agent thriller Invisible
  • CBS developing: family secret comedy Extended Family
  • Starz developing: sequel to Showtime’s Weeds

New US TV show casting

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Mrs Fletcher
International TV

What have you been watching? Including Mrs Fletcher

It’s “What have you been watching?”, your chance to recommend to fellow TMINE readers anything you’ve been watching this week

For All Mankind
Apple TV+’s For All Mankind

This week’s reviews

Oops. Yes, I know WHYBW is supposed to be on Wednesdays and Orange Thursdays on Thursdays. I didn’t forget. I just had to work late yesterday. Can you imagine that?

Anyway, it’s here now and tomorrow will be a slightly belated Orange Thursday, I hope. More on that in a mo, though.

This week, however, TMINE did manage to review for your delight all of season two of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan and everything new kid on the block Apple TV+ has given us so far of For All Mankind.

Doctor Sleep (2019)

What’s coming this week

I’m going to try to do Orange Thursday, tomorrow, work willing. Up on the cinema bill is Doctor Sleep (2019) plus whatever I decide to watch tonight.

We’re a bit light for new TV shows this week, however, which means I’ll be turning my viewing eye over the weekend to consider some of the streaming backlog: Apple TV+’s The Morning Show, See and Dickinson; Amazon’s Modern Love; the second seasons of Netflix’s The Hookup Plan and The Kominsky Method; and season one of Beau Séjour (Belgium: Éen; UK: Walter Presents). Maybe I’ll only manage one show, but let’s aim for two.

I might also give the BBC a call and see if they’ll let me preview Vienna Blood. That might be nice, hey? It doesn’t start until the 25th, though, so I might wait. There’s probably an embargo, too.

But brace yourselves, because less than two weeks after the arrival of Apple TV+, we’re going to see another giant wade into the TV streaming pool next Tuesday in the US: Disney is plussing itself, too, to give us Disney+. That’ll offer us the likes of Star Wars: The Mandalorian amongst other things.

I’ll be reviewing that, I suspect.

HBO’s Watchmen

The regulars

Of last night’s TV, I’ve only watched Treadstone, so let’s save this week’s Stumptown to next Wednesday. Otherwise, with Evil taking Halloween off, this week’s viewing queue is: Engrenages (Spiral), Mr InBetween, Mr Robot, Silicon Valley, Titans, Total Control, Treadstone and Watchmen. And last week’s Stumptown.

See you after the jump, together with a brief reviewette of HBO’s Mrs Fletcher.

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