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.)

About Kate

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 Castle and Bunheads for The Televixen. She's on staff at Vampire-Diaries.net and writes about other TV shows, books, and more at her blog. She'd love to talk to you on Twitter: @katelinnea