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Älska mig (Love Me) renewed; a Julia Child drama; + more

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Australian TV

  • New trailer for ABC’s Total Control (was Black B*tch)

French TV

Scandinavian TV

UK TV

  • Trailer for Sky Atlantic’s Catherine the Great
  • Jenna Coleman, Billy Howle and Ellie Bamber join BBC One’s The Serpent
  • Joanna Page, Jason Donovan, Annette Crosbie et al join Gold’s Dial M for Middlesbrough
  • James Purefoy joins Sky’s A Discovery of Witches

US TV

US TV show casting

New US TV shows

New US TV show casting

  • Ashley Zukerman, Marielle Scott, Shane Harper et al to recur on FX’s A Teacher
  • Byron Mann to recur on Hulu’s Little Fires Everywhere
  • India De Beaufort, Michael Thomas Grant, Kapil Talwalkar et al to recur on NBC’s Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist
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Cavendish
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Little Dog, Cavendish, Crawford cancelled; Maman a tort, Noces rouges acquired; + more

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

Internet TV

  • Trailer for Netflix’s Mr Iglesias

Canadian TV

  • CBC renews: Diggstown, When Calls The Heart and Workin’ Moms, green lights Vietnam-era spy drama Fortunate Son, relationship thriller The Sounds and adaptation of Eden Robinson’s Son of a Trickster books The Trickster
  • cancels: Little Dog, Cavendish and Crawford

Italian TV

  • Sky Italia green lights: series of Latin-language Rome origin story Romulus, with Andrea Arcangeli, Marianna Fontana and Francesco Di Napoli

Scandinavian TV

UK TV

US TV

  • Trailer for season 3 of FX’s Snowfall

US TV show casting

New US TV show casting

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Bryan Brown and Phoebe Tonkin in Bloom
Airdates

When’s that show you mentioned starting, TMINE? Including Bloom, What/If, Mr Iglesias and When They See Us

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

As usual, it’s mostly Netflix shows announcing airdates this week, but we have a few others.

Acquisitions

The following shows have been acquired this week, but don’t yet have a premiere date:

  • Surprisingly, Sky1, rather than Sky Atlantic, has picked up Cinemax (US)’s Warrior. That’ll start airing in June, but no exact date yet
  • Less surprisingly, it’s My5 that has acquired the first season of Crackle (US)’s The Oath

Premiere dates

Bloom
Phoebe Tonkin and Jacki Weaver in Stan (Australia)’s Bloom

Bloom (Australia: Stan; UK: My5)
Premiere date: Wednesday, May 1

A flood devastates a remote Australian town, but a year later, a strange flower is found growing in select places that were flooded. And if you eat its buds, you’ll be restored to your youth – at least temporarily.

Bryan Brown sees his chance to restore dementing wife Jacki Weaver to her film star youth, but will she still want him when he does so? And who else might want to keep those buds to themselves?

Episode reviews: season one

Renée Zellweger in Netflix's What/If
Renée Zellweger in Netflix’s What/If

What/If (Netflix)
Premiere date: Friday, May 24

What/If explores the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things. The 10-episode first season focuses on a mysterious woman’s lucrative, but dubious offer to a cash-strapped pair of San Francisco newlyweds.

Stars: Renée Zellweger, Jane Levy, Blake Jenner, Samantha Ware, Keith Powers, Daniella Pineda, Juan Castano, John Clarence Stewart and Dave Annable.

When They See Us

When They See Us (Netflix)
Premiere date: Friday, May 31

Limited seriesWhen They See Us chronicles the notorious case of the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.

Beginning in the spring of 1989, the series spans 25 years, highlighting their exoneration in 2002 and the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014.

Stars Michael K Williams, Vera Farmiga, John Leguizamo, Felicity Huffman, Niecy Nash, Blair Underwood, Christopher Jackson, Joshua Jackson, Omar J. Dorsey, Adepero Oduye, Famke Janssen, Aurora Perrineau, William Sadler, Jharrel Jerome, Jovan Adepo, Aunjanue Ellis, Kylie Bunbury, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Storm Reid, Dascha Polanco, Chris Chalk, Freddy Miyares, Justin Cunningham, Ethan Herisse, Caleel Harris, Marquis Rodriguez and Asante Blackk.

Mr Iglesias (Netflix)
Premiere date: Friday, June 21

Mr Iglesias follows a good-natured public high school teacher who works at his alma mater. He takes on teaching gifted but misfit kids to not only save them from being “counselled out” by a bully bureaucrat assistant Ppcipal, but also to help them unlock their full potential.

Stars: Gabriel Iglesias, Sherri Shepherd, Jacob Vargas, Maggie Geha, Richard Gant, Cree Cicchino and Fabrizio Guido.