Caffeine – August 16th Edition

Happy Sunday! Let’s catch up on all the news from TCA …

Premiere dates!
September 15th: The Mindy Project
September 24th: Heroes Reborn (two-hour premiere)
October 1st: The Blacklist
October 7th: Casual
October 14th: Kingdom
October 16th: Satisfaction
December 14th: Childhood’s End, The Expanse
January 14th: Colony
January 17th: Shameless, Billions

Renewed: Odd Mom Out, Masters of Sex, Ray Donovan, The Last Ship

Cancelled: The Exes, Web Therapy

In February, there will be a giant crossover between the three Chicago series and Law & Order: SVU.

John Glenn is rewriting the Unveiled pilot.

Ordered to series:
NBC: Mike Schur comedy A Good Place
Spike: Jerry Bruckheimer drama Harvest
TV Land: Semi-autobiographical George Lopez comedy Lopez

Pilot orders:
Comedy Central: Echo Kellum comedy Overanalyzers
NBC: An untitled Tina Fey mother/daughter comedy, comedy Imaginary Friend, millennial friendship comedy Sunset PPL, DC Comics workplace comedy Powerless
Showtime: A drama about young African-Americans from Common, 1970s Jim Carrey comedy I’m Dying Up Here

In development:
ABC: Michael Bolton comedy Housesitters, a Flamingo Kid comedy, Connor Hines comedy For Now
BET: A New Edition biopic miniseries
CBS: A Training Day series
The CW: A series based on The Notebook, an American version of British comedy Dates, a Friday the 13th series
Fox: A truck driving action-comedy from Matt Nix and Peter Berg
Showtime: A limited series based on Patti Smith’s memoir Just Kids
NBC: Puppet show behind the scenes comedy Bumbleberry Lane, a series adaptation of movie franchise Red
Overlook Entertainment: A Fresh Prince reboot from Will Smith
Syfy: An alien drama based on Frederik Pohl’s Gateway
TNT: Walter Kirn limited series Blood Will Out
WGN America: Vincent Kartheiser drama Debt

Leaving their shows:
Chicago Med: Laurie Holden

Guest stars!
Arrow: Matt Ryan
The Big Bang Theory: Melissa Tang
Code Black: Gail O’Grady
Empire: Al Sharpton, Andre Leon Talley
Grandfathered: Criss Angel, Richie Sambora
Hot and Bothered: Chris Bosh
Jane the Virgin: Britney Spears
The Mindy Project: Eliza Coupe
Mom: Ellen Burstyn, June Squibb
The Mysteries of Laura: Gabriel Mann
The Originals: Casper Zafer
Rosewood: Chris Bosh
Scorpion: Travis van Winkle
Supergirl: Brit Morgan

Bones: Dilshad Vadsaria
Castle: Adam Baldwin
The League: Seth Rogen, Jason Mantzoukas
The Originals: Claire Holt, Nathaniel Buzolic
Person of Interest: Sarah Shahi
The X-Files: Annabeth Gish

12 Monkeys: Jay Karnes, Brendan Coyle
Animal Kingdom: Shawn Hatosy
The Arrangement: Michael Vartan
Arrow: Parker Young, Rutina Wesley, Elysia Rotaru
Bosch: Daya Vaidya
Chicago Med: Torrey DeVitto, Rachel DiPillo
Coach: Morgan Smith
Code Black: Cress Williams
Colony: Adrian Pasdar, Kathryn Morris
Dr. Ken: Kate Simses
Gotham: Leo Fitzpatrick
How to Get Away with Murder: Matt Cohen
Madam Secretary: Julian Acosta
The Man in the High Castle: Brennan Brown
The Mindy Project: Fortune Feimster
Mozart in the Jungle: Gretchen Mol
Outcast: David Denman, Melinda McGraw, Grace Zabriskie, Catherine Dent, Lee Tergesen, Brent Spiner
The Ranch: Sam Elliott
Ripper Street: David Threlfall, Matthew Lewis, David Warner, Killian Scott, Jonas Armstrong
Scream Queens: Philip Casnoff
Snowfall: Arturo Del Puerto
Supergirl: Justice Leak
Urban Cowboy: Alfonso Herrera
Wicked City: Jaime Ray Newman
Untitled Tig Notaro pilot: Noah Harpster

(Image courtesy of Hulu.)

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