Caffeine – August 24th Edition

Happy Sunday! We’ve got a bunch of summer renewals this week, but first . . .

American Horror Story: Freak Show will premiere on October 8th.

The Sons of Anarchy series finale will air on December 9th.

Because of football, the CBS Sunday premiere night on September 21st has been rearranged a bit.

Renewed: Halt and Catch Fire, The Strain, Masters of Sex, Ray Donovan, Rectify, Finding Carter, Happy Valley, The Awesomes, Full Circle

Cancelled: Working the Engels

Not going forward: Emerald City, Cabot College

Ordered to series:
BBC One: Historical paranormal drama The Living and the Dead

In development:
ABC: A cop drama from Ellen Pompeo, comedy An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth, a family comedy from Greg Garcia, a spy drama based on Castle‘s Derrick Storm character, medical drama 10 Beacon Hill
Amblin Television: A Minority Report series from Steven Spielberg
CBS: Comedy The Brain, medical drama Code Black, a Silicon Valley medical drama from Jason Katims, an adaptation of British comedy Friday Night Dinner
Fox: Historical limited series No Ordinary Time, musical comedy The Sound of the Sumners, sibling comedy The Bad Stanleys
HBO: Musical comedy Sing with Me
NBC: An untitled romantic comedy from Freddie Highmore and Kerry Ehrin, legal drama The Devil’s Advocate, a guardian angel drama, comedy Wing Mom
Slingshot Media: Action series Rain starring Keanu Reeves

Pilot directors:
Mr. Robot: Niels Arden Oplev
White City: Stephen Gaghan

Guest stars!
The Blacklist: Paul Reubens
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Eva Longoria
Castle: Gina Ravera
Grimm: Louise Lombard
Hawaii Five-0: Frankie Valli
iZombie: Judy Reyes
Law & Order: SVU: Teri Polo, Stacy Keach, Ron Rifkin, Hoda Kotb, Brian D’Arcy James, Stevie Lynn Jones, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Adrianne Palicki, Brian Patrick Wade
The Middle: Richard Kind
The Millers: Billy Eichner, Rhys Darby
The Mindy Project: Niecy Nash
Mulaney: Bailee Madison
Outlander: Frazer Hines
Parks and Recreation: Rachel Dratch
State of Affairs: Courtney B. Vance, James Remar

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Patton Oswalt
Glee: Max Adler
The Good Wife: Kyle MacLachlan
Orange Is the New Black: Lori Petty
Parks and Recreation: Megan Mullally, Natalie Morales

Arrow: Matt Ward
Bosch: Jaime Ray Newman
Covert Affairs: Kenny Johnson
CSI: Cyber: Bow Wow
The Dovekeepers: Rachel Brosnahan
Episodes: Andrea Savage
The Expanse: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Steve Strait
The Flash: Greg Finley
Grace and Frankie: Geoff Stults, Joe Morton, Barry Bostwick
iZombie: Molly Hagan
Members Only: Rebecca Forsythe
NCIS: Stephanie Jacobsen
Nurse Jackie: Tony Shalhoub
The Odd Couple: Geoff Stults, Leslie Bibb
Olympus: Levi Meaden
Powers: Sharlto Copley, Michelle Forbes
Reign: Rose Williams
Revenge: Nestor Serrano
Scandal: Matthew Del Negro, Sonya Walger
Selfie: Jennifer Hasty, Brian Huskey
Show Me a Hero: Winona Ryder, Jon Bernthal, Alfred Molina
Tut: Sibylla Deen, Kylie Bunbury, Peter Gadiot
We Hate Paul Revere: Scott Adsit, Olafur Darri Olafsson

(Image courtesy of AMC.)

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