Caffeine – April 13th Edition

Happy Sunday! We’ve got big renewal news and a few more summer premiere dates . . .

Premiere dates:
May 11: Rosemary’s Baby
May 30: Derek
June 7: Power
June 15: The Escape Artist
June 29: Endeavour
July 27: Poirot
August 24: Breathless

Renewed: Game of Thrones (for two seasons), Bates Motel

Centric has revived VH1’s cancelled drama Single Ladies.

Ordered to series:
Bravo: Comedy Odd Mom Out
The CW: Comedy Backpackers
Syfy: Space opera The Expanse, mythological drama Olympus, zombie show Z Nation
TNT: Drama Librarians (based on the movies)

Pilot orders:
Amazon: The Cosmopolitans and Hand of God

In development:
HBO: Family drama Yellowstone
WGN America: Dystopian drama Radiant Doors

New showrunners:
Eye Candy: Christian Taylor

Leaving their shows:
The Cosmopolitans: Shaun Evans

Donal Logue has been promoted to recurring status on Law & Order: SVU.

Guest stars!
Defiance: Linda Hamilton
Doctor Who: Ben Miller
Elementary: Emily Bergl
Glee: Shirley MacLaine
Hot in Cleveland: Chris Colfer
Law & Order: SVU: Samantha Mathis, Bradley Whitford, Jeffrey Tambor, Emma Bell, Geraldo Rivera, Ann Curry
New Girl: Oscar Nunez, Kerri Kenney
Rizzoli & Isles: Enver Gjokaj

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson

Banshee: Langley Kirkwood, Meaghan Rath, Chaske Spencer, Tom Pelphrey
Being Mary Jane: Salli Richardson-Whitfield
Covert Affairs: Amy Jo Johnson
Cuz-Bros: Parker Young
Extant: Tessa Ferrer
Hand of God: Max Hernandez, Elaine Tan
Hell on Wheels: MacKenzie Porter
Marco Polo: Lorenzo Richelmy, Benedict Wong, Zhu Zhu, Tom Wu, Remy Hii, Rick Yune
Outlander: Steven Cree
Schitt’s Creek: Annie Murphy, Jenn Robertson
Scorpion: Ernie Hudson
Suits: Melanie Papalia, Michael Gross
Texas Rising: Geoffrey Blake, Dillon Lane
Untitled barbershop comedy: George Wendt, Ashley Tisdale, Lauren Lapkus
Untitled David Marshall Grant medical soap: Mario Van Peebles
Untitled Kyle Chandler drama: Mia Kirshner, Waleed Zuaiter

(Image courtesy of Starz.)

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