Caffeine – August 18th Edition

Welcome back! We’ve got a lot to catch up on after our summer hiatus, so buckle up!

Premiere dates:
October 17: Covert Affairs, White Collar
December 4: Mob City (formerly Lost Angels)
December 15: Psych: The Musical
January 2: The Quest
January 12: Shameless, Episodes, House of Lies
February 26: Nashville (midseason premiere)
February 27: Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal (midseason premiere)
March 9: Once Upon a Time, Revenge (midseason premiere), Resurrection

Renewed: Under the Dome, Continuum (in the U.S.), Switched at Birth, Awkward, Major Crimes, Perception, Rizzoli & Isles, Devious Maids

More episodes ordered: The Fosters, Twisted

Cancelled: Magic City

The CW has moved some premiere dates.

The Big Bang Theory is getting an hour-long premiere on September 26, which means The Millers will now premiere on October 3.

Here’s the premise of the potential Supernatural spinoff! And Arrow is getting a potential spinoff about The Flash.

Glee will probably end after season six.

Laura Prepon may or may not be leaving Orange Is the New Black.

Garret Dillahunt will direct an episode of Raising Hope.

Syfy has acquired the New Zealand series The Almighty Johnsons.

Ordered to series:
CBS: Futuristic thriller Extant
Fox: A women’s college comedy from Tina Fey

Pilot orders:
Bravo: Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce
HBO: David Milch’s The Money
Lifetime: Unreal from Marti Noxon, Deliverance Creek from Nicholas Sparks
NBC: The Mysteries of Laura, comedy Marry Me

In development:
ABC: A time travel drama, comedy Cristela, Shawn Ryan drama Freedom, Matt Miller drama Forever, murder trial drama Limelight, an Ed Helms legal comedy, a sister comedy, a Rhimes/Beers friendship comedy, a Rhimes/Calvo cop drama
Amazon: The After from Chris Carter, a classical music drama, an art dealer/CIA drama, a football comedy
CBS: A female Secretary of State drama, comedy Gorgeous Morons, a Wizard of Oz medical drama (I don’t even KNOW, you guys), that Jim Gaffigan comedy
CW: Lauren Graham’s Someday, Someday, Maybe, Victorian medical drama Cross
Fox: On the Farm, a Broadchurch adaptation, comedy The Longest Date, comedy Fatrick, comedy Sober Companion, priest drama St. Nick, immigrant comedy Fresh Off the Boat, romantic detective drama Noone from Hart Hanson, comedy The Henchman, event series World War III, a family business comedy, comedy F.O.M.O., Rashida Jones comedy Stuck
FX: Midnight Rising, a Donald Glover music comedy
HBO: An Issa Rae comedy
Lionsgate: Crossfire
NBC: Neurologist drama Sparks, a female workplace comedy from Tina Fey, a futuristic prison drama, a sex therapist comedy, three more comedies
Netflix: Marco Polo
Starz: Copland
TV Land: Younger from Darren Star
Warner Bros.: Lauren Iungerich relationship comedy

Not moving forward: Bravo’s Heathers sequel.

Pilot & new series directors:
The Black Box: Simon Curtis
Crossbones: David Slade
Girlfriend in a Coma: David Frankel
Salem: Richard Shepard

New showrunners:
Awkward: Chris Alberghini, Mike Chessler
Intelligence: Barry Schindel
White Collar: Nick Thiel

Leaving their shows:
Grey’s Anatomy: Sandra Oh
The Mentalist: Amanda Righetti, Owain Yeoman
Parks and Recreation: Rob Lowe, Rashida Jones

Promoted to series regular:
Nurse Jackie: Adam Ferrara
Orange Is the New Black: Danielle Brooks, Uzo Aduba

Guest stars!
Arrow: Dylan Bruce
Baby Daddy: Aaron Hill
The Blacklist: Isabella Rossellini
Blue Bloods: Marc Blucas, Bebe Neuwirth
Bones: John Ratzenberger, Greg Rikaart
Breaking Bad: Charlie Rose
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Dean Winters, Andy Richter, Kid Cudi
The Carrie Diaries: Molly Sims
Castle: Billy Miller, Alicia Lagano, Joshua Bitton, Antonio Sabato Jr.
Criminal Minds: Eva La Rue
CSI: John Ratzenberger
Drop Dead Diva: Wallace Langham, Trevor Donovan, Rebecca Mader
Eastbound and Down: Lindsay Lohan
Elementary: Jeremy Jordan
Girls: Natalie Morales
The Good Wife: Talia Balsam
Hart of Dixie: Ryan McPartlin
Hawaii Five-0: Tim Daly, Nick Jonas
Last Man Standing: Willie Robertson, Uncle Si Robertson
The League: Glenne Headly, Griffin Dunne
The Middle: Rachel Dratch
The Mindy Project: Glenn Howerton
Mom: Octavia Spencer
NCIS: Roma Maffia, Leslie Hope
New Girl: Dreama Walker, Angela Kinsey, Eva Amurri
Once Upon a Time: JoAnna Garcia
Parks and Recreation: June Diane Raphael, Billy Eichner
Raising Hope: Jeffrey Tambor
Supernatural: Gildart Jackson, Tahmoh Penikett
The Tomorrow People: Jason Dohring
Welcome to the Family: Eva Longoria
Witches of East End: Freddie Prinze Jr.

Arrow: Kelly Hu
The Big Bang Theory: Regina King, Bob Newhart
Glee: NeNe Leakes
The Good Wife: Carrie Preston, America Ferrera, Gary Cole
How I Met Your Mother: John Lithgow
Parks and Recreation: Lucy Lawless
White Collar: Mark Sheppard

24: Live Another Day: Mary Lynn Rajskub
The Affair: Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney
American Horror Story: Coven: Alexandra Breckenridge
Anger Management: Laura Bell Bundy
Arrow: Bex Taylor-Klaus, Teryl Rothery
Bates Motel: Michael O’Neill, Kathleen Robertson, Paloma Kwiatkowsi
The Black Box: Kelly Reilly
The Carrie Diaries: Chris Wood
Chicago Fire: Mena Suvari
The Comedians: Josh Gad
Covert Affairs: Seeta Indrani, Richard Short
Defiance: Jim Murray
Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi
Fargo: Billy Bob Thornton
The Following: Valerie Cruz, Connie Nielsen, Sam Underwood
Game of Thrones: Roger Ashton-Griffiths
Getting On: Harry Dean Stanton, Daniel Stern
Girls: Amir Arison
Grey’s Anatomy: James Remar
Hart of Dixie: Antoinette Robertson, Josh Cooke
Haven: Christian Camargo, Emma Lahana
High Moon: Chris Diamantopoulos, Jake Sandvig
Horizon: Josh Braaten
Hostages: Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (replacing Kate Burton), Francie Swift, Hilarie Burton
Jennifer Falls: Jaime Pressly
The Knick: Andre Holland, Juliet Rylance, Eve Hewson, Michael Angarano
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: David Conrad, Ian Hart
Modern Family: Adam DeVine
Mom: Justin Long
Nashville: Audrey Peeples, Oliver Hudson, Charlie Bewley
NCIS: Margo Harshman
The Neighbors: Megan Park
Open: Anna Torv, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Orange Is the New Black: Lorraine Toussaint
The Originals: Steven Krueger, Shannon Kane
Outlander: Tobias Menzies
Parenthood: Jurnee Smollett, Matthew Atkinson, Lyndon Smith, Tyson Ritter
Penny Dreadful: Josh Hartnett, Eva Green
Ravenswood: Luke Benward
The Red Road: Martin Henderson, Julianne Nicholson, Allie Gonino, Tom Sizemore
Reign: Yael Grobglas, Manolo Cardona
Revenge: James LeGros
Revolution: Steven Culp
Saint George: Tobit Raphael, Jenn Lyon, Kaden Gibson
Sherlock: Lars Mikkelsen
Sleepy Hollow: Lyndie Greenwood
Star-Crossed: Johnathon Schaech
The Strain: Leslie Hope
Surviving Jack: Rachael Harris
Teen Wolf: Doug Jones
The Third Coast: Annette Bening
The Tomorrow People: Al Sapienza
Transparent: Jeffrey Tambor, Gaby Hoffman
Trending Down: Rhys Ifans
Two and a Half Men: Amber Tamblyn
Tyrant: Salim Daw, Adam Rayner, Jordana Spiro, Justin Kirk
Undateable: Megan Park
The Vampire Diaries: Janina Gavankar
Wayward Pines: Juliette Lewis, Tim Griffin, Charlie Tahan, Greta Lee

(Image courtesy of USA Network.)

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