Caffeine – April 27th Edition

Happy Sunday! We’ve got a bunch of summer premiere dates this week . . .

Premiere dates:
June 2: Longmire
June 10: Royal Pains
June 11: Suits, Graceland
June 24: Covert Affairs
July 8: Finding Carter
July 17: Satisfaction, Rush
August 1: The Killing

The premiere of The Leftovers has been moved to June 29th.

And the Bones season finale has been moved to May 19th.

Renewed: Veep, Silicon Valley, Being Mary Jane, The Game

Columbus Short will not return to Scandal.

Jeff Beal will score new drama Extant. And Sigur Ros’s Jonsi will score Manhattan.

There’s vague talk of an X-Men show, but we’ll let you know if it becomes anything real.

New writers and EPs:
Gotham: John Stephens

Ordered to series:
BET: Historical miniseries The Book of Negroes
HBO: A miniseries based on J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy
Netflix: A Spanish-language soccer comedy

In development:
Bravo: Supernatural family drama All the Pretty Faces from Jennifer Garner
EFO Films: A Friday the 13th series
Fox: Event series Nazareth
HBO: Ancient Egypt drama Pharaoh

Promoted to series regular:
Mom: Mimi Kennedy
Rush: Larenz Tate

Guest stars!
Franklin & Bash: Cloris Leachman, Barry Bostwick
Girl Meets World: Danny McNulty
The Good Wife: Nestor Carbonell
Reign: Tahmoh Penikett
Seed: Shannon Tweed
Young and Hungry: Ashley Tisdale

Astronaut Wives Club: Joel Johnstone
Cocked: Sam Trammell
Criminal Justice: John Turturro
Girls: Desiree Akhavan, Peter Mark Kendall
How I Met Your Dad: Meg Ryan
Mistresses: Helena Mattsson
Really: Jay Chandrasekhar, Sarah Chalke, Selma Blair, Luka Jones, Travis Schuldt, Lindsay Sloane, Hayes Macarthur, Collette Wolfe
Royal Pains: Willa Fitzgerald
Texas Rising: Stephen Monroe Taylor, Jeremy Davies, Robert Knepper

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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