Caffeine – April 22nd Edition

Caffeine – April 22nd Edition

Happy Sunday! The big news this week, as far as I’m concerned: USA Network finally announced most of its summer premiere dates!

Premieres:

June 6: Royal Pains & Necessary Roughness
June 14: Burn Notice & Suits
June 30: Twenty Twelve
July 10: White Collar & Covert Affairs
July 11: Damages
(Sources: 1, 2, 3)

Good news for Arrested Development fans: Netflix will release all ten new episodes at once.

Renewed: Holliston, Lilyhammer.

Picked up to series: Matt Perry’s comedy Go On. Yay!

Canceled: The Life and Times of Tim.

If Law & Order: SVU comes back, Mariska Hargitay will be back with it.

Nurse Jackie‘s co-creators and showrunners are leaving.

Now in development:
Mystery fans: There’s going to be a new show based on James Patterson’s Private books.
Showtime is working on something based on The Angry Buddhist.
Vince Vaughn has a project about global private security operatives.
Hulu has greenlit more original web series.
Cinemax picked up a mob hitman pilot.

Not going forward: American Housewife.

Bree Turner will be a regular on Grimm next season.

Guest stars!
The Client List: Trevor St. John
Glee: Perez Hilton, Rex Lee
Hot in Cleveland: Dan & Laura Dotson
Person of Interest: Amy Acker
White Collar: Laura Vandervoort, Rebecca Mader, Michael Weston, Laurie Williams

Returns:
Bones: Cyndi Lauper
Desperate Housewives: Christine Estabrook
House: Amber Tamblyn, Olivia Wilde

Casting:
Bunheads: Gregg Henry
Californication: Tim Minchin
Defiance: Mia Kirshner, Fionnula Flanagan
The Glades: Taylor Cole
Political Animals: Dan Futterman, Roger Bart
Second Generation Wayans: Tatyana Ali
Super Fun Night: Edi Patterson
Untitled Mary McCormack pilot: Zachary Gordon

(Photo courtesy of USA.)

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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