Caffeine – April 6th Edition

Happy Sunday! The summer TV season continues to come into focus . . .

Premiere dates:
June 15: The Leftovers
June 19: Rookie Blue
June 22: True Blood, The Musketeers

ReelzChannel will air the Bomb Girls movie on May 26th.

Renewed: The Musketeers, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (for two seasons), Alpha House, Nurse Jackie

ABC is pushing Astronaut Wives Club to midseason.

Glee‘s season has been trimmed to 20 episodes.

The How I Met Your Mother complete series boxed set will apparently include an alternate ending.

Homeland will be filming in South Africa.

John David Coles has become an EP on House of Cards.

Picked up to series:
Amazon: This was rumored, but is now official: The After, Bosch, Mozart in the Jungle, Transparent
BBC: Tom Hardy historical drama Taboo
CBC: 1860s Western Strage Empire
DirecTV: Comedy Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight
Discovery: Historical drama The West
FXX: A Tracy Morgan comedy
NBC: 1960s cop drama Aquarius starring David Duchovny
Netflix: Pablo Escobar drama Narcos
Syfy: 12 Monkeys

Pilot orders:
Comedy Central: Cop comedy Duty
FX: A comedy from the Always Sunny people

In development:
CBS Studios: An adaptation of Aisha Tyler’s Self-Inflicted Wounds
FX: Comedies Harder, Blow Up Dolls, We’re Good, Thanks
HBO: Kristin Gore comedy Women in Space
TNT: Monster thriller Breed

Leaving their shows:
Nurse Jackie: Peter Facinelli
Untitled Kevin Hart comedy: Amber Stevens

Promoted to series regular:
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Joel McKinnon Miller, Dirk Blocker
The Game: Brittany Daniel
Sons of Anarchy: Niko Nicotera, David Labrava
The Walking Dead: Andrew J. West, Alanna Masterson, Christian Serratos

Guest stars!
Castle: Eddie McClintock
Doctor Who: Tom Riley
Extant: Josh Malina
Franklin & Bash: George Wendt, Kurt Fuller
Grey’s Anatomy: Kelly McCreary
Royal Pains: Diane Farr
Scandal: Sebastian Roche
Untitled Wall Street drama: A.J. Buckley

The Big Bang Theory: Bob Newhart
Supernatural: Lindsey McKeon

Astronaut Wives Club: Erin Cummings
Blackstone: Jennifer Podemski, Jessica Matten, Glen Gould
The Bridge: Bruno Bichir
Good Session: Mandy Moore, Danielle Nicolet
Gotham: Cory Michael Smith
The Killing: Frances Fisher
Legends: David Meunier
Manhattan: Carole Weyers
Once Upon a Time: Michael Socha
Pretty Little Liars: Chloe Bridges
Ray Donovan: Omar J. Dorsey
Red Zone: David Paymer
Selfie: Natasha Henstridge
Suits: D.B. Woodside, Brendan Hines
Your Family or Mine: Richard Dreyfuss
Untitled Kevin Hart comedy: Ryan Michelle Bathe
Untitled Kyle Chandler drama: Enrique Murciano, Katie Finneran

(Image courtesy of HBO.)

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