Caffeine – April 12th Edition

Happy Sunday! We’ve got a bunch of premiere dates for you to add to your summer calendar …

Premiere dates:
June 1st: The Whispers
June 2nd: Royal Pains
June 12th: Dark Matter
June 16th: Tyrant
June 18th: Complications, Mistresses
June 21st: True Detective, Ballers, The Brink
June 24th: Suits, Mr. Robot
June 25th: Graceland, Rookie Blue
July 16th: Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, Married
August 4th: Playing House
November 8th: Flesh & Bone

Renewed: The Last Man on Earth, Poldark, Lewis, Fortitude

Veep creator Armando Iannucci is leaving the show, and David Mandel is taking over as showrunner.

This isn’t official, but there are supposedly 17 more episodes of Arrested Development in the works.

David Lynch has left the Twin Peaks revival, so it’s a bit unclear where that stands now.

Ordered to series:
Backup Films: Historical epic Britannia
The CW: Comedy Significant Mothers
ITV: Exorcist drama Midwinter of the Spirit

Pilot orders:
ABC Family: Supernatural drama Beyond, comedy Gorgeous Morons
Syfy: Futuristic drama Incorporated from Ben Affleck and Matt Damon

In development:
ABC: An Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. spinoff
Fox: Flu pandemic event series Aftermath
USA Network: Eric Kripke superhero drama Amped, 1960s spy thriller The Tap, serialized adventure Mythos, ex-military crime drama AWOL, family drama Swamplandia!, behind-the-scenes 1980s detective show drama Cooley & the Tank, 1940s Hollywood drama Paradise Pictures, workplace drama Starchitects, marijuana legalization drama Mile High, stock market crash drama The Recessionistas

Pilots not going forward:
AMC: White City

Kevin Macdonald will direct and executive produce the first two hours of 11/22/63.

Pilot directors:
Casanova: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Edy Ganem will be on the new season of Devious Maids, but she won’t be a regular. Neither will Drew Van Acker.

Leaving their shows:
Devious Maids: Mark Deklin
The Vampire Diaries: Nina Dobrev, Michael Trevino

Guest stars!
Castle: Jaleel White, Wallace Langham
Extant: Melina Kanakaredes
Forever: John Noble
The Half of It: Andrea Anders
Law & Order: SVU: Robert Sean Leonard, Samira Wiley
New Girl: Fred Armisen, Stephen Rannazzisi, Ally Maki

The Big Bang Theory: Christine Baranski, Laurie Metcalf
Masters of Sex: Allison Janney
Person of Interest: Taraji P. Henson

11/22/63: Daniel Webber, Cherry Jones, Lucy Fry, Chris Cooper, Leon Rippy, Sarah Gadon, George MacKay
American Horror Story: Hotel: Kathy Bates
Banshee: Eliza Dushku
Casanova: Diego Luna, Bojana Novakovic, Miranda Richardson, Ben Daniels, Amelia Clarkson
Chicago Fire/Chicago PD/SVU crossover: Dallas Roberts
Devious Maids: John O’Hurley
The Following: Annet Mahendru
The Get Down: Shameik Moore, Justice Smith, Skylan Brooks, Tremaine Brown Jr.
Graceland: Peter Stormare
The Half of It: Beth Hoyt, Morgan Krantz
Heroes Reborn: Jimmy Jean-Louis
Kingmakers: Michael Trevino, Kendrick Sampson, Colin Woodell, Tracey Fairaway, Megan West
Manhattan: Mamie Gummer
Masters of Sex: Jaeden Lieberher
Preacher: Lucy Griffiths
Shades of Blue: Sarah Jeffery
Shetland: Ciaran Hinds, Archie Panjabi, Anna Chancellor, James Cosmo, Saskia Reeves, Sara Vickers, Jack Greenlees, Jamie Michie, Mark Cox, Kate Donnelly, Andrew Rothney
Tyrant: Jake Weber
Underground: Devon Gummersall, Mykelti Williamson, Reed Diamond

(Image courtesy of Pivot.)

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