Caffeine – April 19th Edition

It’s that time of year when we’ve got a bunch of season finale dates along with summer premiere dates – and read on for some very exciting guests coming to The Night Shift!

Premiere dates!
May 21st: Beauty and the Beast
June 2nd: Pretty Little Liars, Stitchers
June 3rd: Melissa & Joey, Baby Daddy
June 8th: The Fosters
June 30th: Scream
July 9th: Dates
August 3rd: Significant Mother

Season finale dates:
May 3rd: Secrets & Lies
May 5th: Forever
May 7th: Scandal
May 10th: Once Upon a Time (2 hours), Revenge
May 11th: Castle
May 12th: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2 hours)
May 13th: The Middle, The Goldbergs, Nashville
May 14th: Grey’s Anatomy, American Crime
May 20th: Modern Family, black-ish

Renewed: Veep, Silicon Valley, Orange Is the New Black, Good Witch

Cancelled: Eye Candy

History Channel miniseries Texas Rising has been expanded to ten hours.

NBC has un-canceled their Wizard of Oz event series Emerald City.

Nathan Fillion has signed on for a potential eighth season of Castle, but if the show returns, it’ll be with a new showrunner.

Ordered to series:
Crackle: Drama The Art of More starring Dennis Quaid, Christian Cooke, and Kate Bosworth
DirecTV: Steven Pasquale comedy Almost There
HBO: Sarah Jessica Parker comedy Divorce

In development:
ABC: Some sort of mysterious new Marvel project from John Ridley
ABC Family: Music drama Hearts and Clubs; band comedy Sold Out
Anonymous Content: Event series based on novel The Alienist, directed/EPed by Cary Fukunaga
Bad Robot: A show based on Tavis Smiley’s Death of a King
BBC/Tandem: Crusades epic Lionhearts
FremantleMedia: Piper Perabo photojournalist drama The Fight
HBO: A miniseries based on David McCullough’s The Wright Brothers
National Geographic: Comedic miniseries History of the World… for Now; Mayflower miniseries Saints and Strangers
Reunion Pictures: Futuristic drama Rain, created by and starring Katee Sackhoff
Spike: Jerry Bruckheimer drama Harvest
The Weinstein Company: An In Cold Blood event series

Chris Brancato has left Narcos and will take over as showrunner at pilot Of Kings and Prophets. Adam Fierro will take over at Narcos.

Pilot/first episode directors:
Clan of the Cave Bear: Pierre Morel
Shadowhunters: McG

Leaving their shows:
Unforgettable: Jane Curtin, Tawny Cypress, Dallas Roberts

Promoted to series regular:
Untitled HBO rock ‘n’ roll drama: Paul Ben-Victor, Birgitte Hjort Sorensen, James Jagger, J.C. Mackenzie

Guest stars!
Castle: Lance Reddick
Mistresses: Chrishell Stause
NCIS: Mimi Rogers
The Night Shift: Michelle Obama, Jill Biden

Chicago Fire: Alexandra Metz
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Cobie Smulders

American Horror Story: Hotel: Sarah Paulson
Damien: David Meunier
Finding Carter: Michael Roark
The Fosters: Katherine McNamara, Tom Williamson, Keean Johnson
The Get Down: Herizen Guardiola
The Good Wife: Cush Jumbo
Grey’s Anatomy: Giacomo Gianniotti
Heroes Reborn: Rya Kihlstedt
Into the Badlands: Aramis Knight, Madeleine Mantock, Ally Ioannides
Masters of Sex: Isabelle Fuhrman
Mr. Robot: Elliot Villar, Azhar Khan, Ron Cephas Jones, Stephanie Corneliussen, Michael Drayer
The Night Manager: David Harewood, Neil Morrissey, Katherine Kelly, Tobias Menzies
Preacher: Dominic Cooper, Elizabeth Perkins
Shades of Blue: Gino Pesi, Daya Okeniyi, Santino Fontana
Suits: Christina Cole
Tyrant: Keon Alexander
Underground: Johnny Ray Gill, Amirah Vann, Adina Porter
Virtuoso: Shannon Tarbet
Untitled Dan O’Shannon comedy: Noureen DeWulf, Jacob Hopkins

(Image courtesy of the CW.)

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