Happy Easter to those celebrating, and I hope the rest of you are having a great weekend! Let’s get down to business so I can go help my mother with brunch for fifteen . . .
May 17: Awake
Breaking Bad is splitting its final season.
Sara Gamble is leaving Supernatural and will be replaced as co-showrunner by Jeremy Carver.
Rob Thomas, Ira Glass, and Owen Wilson are teaming up on an HBO pilot. I find this equally startling and exciting.
There’s a series based on Allen Quatermain, the character who inspired Indiana Jones.
VH1 is working on a scripted show, Bounce.
Bravo has two new scripted projects.
Campbell Scott and Brooke D’Orsay have been promoted to series regulars on Royal Pains.
Anger Management: Mikaela Hoover
Army Wives: Patti LuPone, Anna Chlumsky
Awkward: Kris Polaha
Castle: Tahmoh Penikett
Chicago Fire: Rahm Emanuel
Grey’s Anatomy: William Daniels
Grimm: Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Mad Men: Madchen Amick
NCIS: Richard Schiff
Untitled Louis CK pilot: Ryan Hansen
1600 Penn: Martha MacIsaac (replacing Brittany Snow)
American Horror Story: Adam Levine, now confirmed
Being Mary Jane: Lisa Vidal
Boardwalk Empire: Chris Caldovino
Bounce: Taylour Paige, Dean Kain, Kimberly Elise, Valery Ortiz, Katherine Bailess
Counter Culture: Briga Heelan
Covert Affairs: Richard Coyle
CSI: Peri Gilpin
Cult: Andrew Leeds
Downwardly Mobile: Jason Antoon, Kendra Jain, Hector Duran
Friend Me: Nicholas Braun, Dan Ahdoot, Chris Mintz-Plasse
Hemlock Grove: Landon Liboiron, Penelope Mitchell
In Living Color: Josh Duvendeck, Kali Hawk, Jennifer Bartels, Jermaine Fowler, Lilrel Howery
The L.A. Complex: Alan Thicke, Krista Allen
Malibu Country: Jeffrey Nordling
The Mentalist: Emmanuelle Chriqui
Single Ladies: Cassandra Freeman
Sons of Anarchy: Jimmy Smits
Young Man on Campus: Jacob Latimore, Eric D. Hill, Jr., Terri Vaughn, Dondre Whitfield, Vanessa S. Simmons
Untitled Greg Malins/Greg Berlanti comedy: David Walton (replacing Bryan Greenberg)
Untitled Kari Lizer pilot: Horatio Sanz
Untitled Martin Lawrence pilot: John Amos, Ethan Suplee, Sydney Park, Colleen Smith
(Photo courtesy of HBO.)