Caffeine – April 26th Edition

Wow, it’s the last Sunday of April already! Ready for some additions to your summer TV schedule?

Premiere dates!
May 13th: Moone Boy
June 12th: Defiance, Dark Matter
June 18th: The Astronaut Wives Club
June 19th: Killjoys
June 29th: Teen Wolf
July 9th: Dominion
July 19th: Tut
August 31st: Awkward, Faking It

Renewed: Daredevil, Younger, Faking It

Cancelled: Sirens

Mitch Pileggi confirmed that he is returning for the X-Files revival.

Wendy Mericle will be co-showrunner on Arrow next year.

Danielle Sanchez-Witzel will run The Carmichael Show.

Ordered to series:
HBO: Pot comedy High Maintenance (based on the web series)
Netflix: Full House revival Fuller House, an Aziz Ansari comedy series

Netflix has picked up BYUtv’s Granite Flats.

Pilot orders:
Amazon: Comedy Highston from Bob Nelson and Sacha Baron Cohen
HBO: A Whitney Cummings comedy based on Maureen Dowd’s Are Men Necessary?

In development:
BET: A Brandy Norwood sitcom
Cinemax: A victim advocate drama from Katie Holmes
Fox 21 Television Studios: White House drama The Residence
FremantleMedia North America: Robin Hood series The Outlaw Chronicles
ITV: An adaptation of Trollope’s Doctor Thorne from Julian Fellowes
Paramount: A Galaxy Quest series
PBS: An adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert’s The Signature of All Things
Syfy: Three series from Wes Craven
Universal Cable Productions: Crime series Mr. Postman

TNT has passed on pilot Breed.

Promoted to series regular:
Empire: Gabourey Sidibe, Ta’Rhonda Jones
Orange Is the New Black: Jackie Cruz

Guest stars!
Masters of Sex: Maggie Grace

The Americans: Frank Langella

11/22/63: Brooklyn Sudano
American Horror Story: Hotel: Evan Peters
Arrow/Flash spinoff: Franz Drameh
Counterpart: JK Simmons
The Fosters: Bruce Davison (replacing Stephen Collins), Yvette Monreal
Grace and Frankie: Craig T. Nelson
Hap and Leonard: Jimmi Simpson
The Leftovers: Regina King
Manhattan: Griffin Dunne
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. spinoff: Adrianne Palicki, Nick Blood
Preacher: W. Earl Brown
Recovery Road: Haley Lu Richardson
Scream: Amelia Rose Blaire
Shadowhunters: Dominic Sherwood
Under the Dome: Eriq La Salle
Underground: Marc Blucas (replacing Devon Gummersall)
Untitled Dan O’Shannon comedy: Janina Gavankar (replacing Noureen DeWulf)

(Image courtesy of Syfy.)

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