Caffeine – February 12th Edition

Caffeine – February 12th Edition

Happy Sunday! We’re starting off this week with some big news about one of TV’s biggest shows . . .

FOX had quite a week for news. House is coming to an end forever on May 21, and Bones will return on April 5. And some more finale dates: Alcatraz on March 26 and The Finder on March 29.

Renewed: Syfy’s Being Human

Canadian drama The LA Complex will premiere on the CW on April 11.

Ordered to series:
ABC: Mistresses
ABC Family: Bunheads
TBS: Sullivan and Son

Pilot orders:
ABC: Mandy Moore comedy
CBS: Comedy from Melissa McCarthy & Ben Falcone
FOX: Goodwin Games

In development:
Syfy: A series based on the movie Legion
TNT: A detective show starring Bill Engvall

Homeland has promoted Navid Negahban and David Marciano to series regular status for season two.

Paz de la Huerta will not be returning to Boardwalk Empire.

Guest stars!
Community: Michael Ironside, Travis Schuldt, Kirk Fox
CSI: Jaclyn Smith
Fringe: Henry Ian Cusick
Gossip Girl: David Gregory (No, not that one. Alas.)
Grimm: Jessica Tuck
Happy Endings: Ben Falcone
Justified: Maggie Lawson, William Mapother
Mike and Molly: Keong Sim
Modern Family: Barry Corbin
NCIS: Sean Astin
Once Upon a Time: Roger Daltrey
Parks and Recreation: Bradley Whitford

Returns:
American Horror Story: Jessica Lange
CSI: NY: Jaime Ray Newman
The Good Wife: Michael J. Fox, Jill Flint, Elizabeth Reaser
Happy Endings: Mikaela Hoover
Parks and Recreation: Louis C.K.
Supernatural: Mark Pellegrino

Casting:
Anger Management: Noureen DeWulf
Animal Kingdom: Justin Kirk
The Big C: Michael Chernus
Boardwalk Empire: Stephen Root
Boss: Jonathan Groff, Sanaa Lathan
Chelsea General: Ving Rhames, Keong Sim, Alfred Molina
County: Michael B. Jordan, Aimee Garcia
Cult: Alona Tal, Jessica Lucas
Daddy’s Girls: Christine Woods, Brenda Song
Downwardly Mobile: John Goodman
Friday Night Dinner: Allison Janney, Tony Shalhoub, Kevin Bigley, Gil Ozeri, Aya Cash
The Frontier: Bridget Regan, Ethan Embry, Jake McLaughlin, Megan Ferguson, Al Weaver, Gina Bramhill
Gilded Lilys: Blythe Danner, Madeline Zima, Sarah Bolger
House of Cards: Corey Stoll
In Plain Sight: Stephen Lang
Last Resort: Autumn Reeser, Daisy Betts
Little Brother: John Stamos
Living Loaded: Mike Vogel
Luck: Mercedes Ruehl
The New Normal: Ellen Barkin
Political Animals: James Wolk
Prodigy Bully: Mike O’Malley
Ray Donovan: Jon Voight, Elliott Gould
Save Me: Alexandra Breckenridge, Michael Landes
Smash: Thorsten Kaye
The Viagra Diaries: Wendi McLendon-Covey
White Van Man: Kyle Bornheimer
Untitled pilot formerly known as Golden Boy: Ryan Phillippe, Kevin Alejandro, Chi McBride
Untitled Kari Lizer pilot: Andrea Anders
Untitled Kevin Williamson pilot: James Purefoy
Untitled Roland Emmerich pilot: Max Thieriot, Gabriella Wilde

(Photo courtesy of FOX.)

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Kate Linnea Welsh is a New Hampshire-based writer and taxonomist. (No, that doesn't involve dead animals.) In addition to her weekly column, "Caffeine", she recaps Haven and The Affair for The Televixen. She writes about other TV shows, books, and more at her blog. She'd love to talk to you on Twitter: @katelinnea