Caffeine – August 25th Edition

Happy Sunday! We’ve got lots of casting and new shows in development this week!

Awkward will premiere on October 22nd.

Renewed: Vicious, Sullivan & Son, Men at Work

Cancelled: Happily Divorced

OWN has ordered more of Love Thy Neighbor and The Haves and the Have Nots.

Pilot orders:
ABC: Comedy Irreversible, comedies Mystery Girls, Work Mom, Young & Hungry
Comedy Central: Big Time in Hollywood, FL

In development:
ABC: Father/son comedy Every Other Saturday, Shondaland legal drama How to Get Away with Murder
The CW: Drama The Revengers from Rashida and Kidada Jones, a performing arts school drama from Debbie Allen
Entertainment One: A Rambo series; Stallone may be involved, but won’t be Rambo.
Fox: Secret Service drama Kill Zone, comedy Falling Into Place, Jerry Bruckheimer family thriller Home, comedy Fives, comedy Paroled, comedy A Moody Christmas
FX: A semi-autobiographical DL Hughley comedy
MTV: An adaptation of Gigi Levangie’s Seven Deadlies
NBC: A revival of Me and My Needs from Ryan Seacrest, a revival of Reality Bites from Ben Stiller, high-concept cop drama Time to Time, serialized NSA thriller Ricochet, a college footbal coach comedy, Wizard of Oz drama Emerald City, a mermaid comedy

Pilot directors:
Babylon: Danny Boyle
Outlander: John Dahl

Promoted to series regular:
True Blood: Amelia Rose Blaire
Us & Them: Michael Ian Black

Guest stars!
Arrow: Navid Negahban
Castle: Joshua Gomez
Covert Affairs: Emma Fitzpatrick
Hart of Dixie: Robert Buckley
Hawaii Five-0: Melanie Griffith
High Moon: Charity Wakefield
Law & Order: SVU: Cybill Shepherd
Mike & Molly: Brian Baumgartner
The Mindy Project: Timothy Olyphant
The Neighbors: Jerry Springer, Lucy Davis, Wendy Williams
Parks & Recreation: Tatiana Maslany
Person of Interest: Kathleen Rose Perkins, Warren Kole
Revolution: Jim Beaver
Scandal: Cynthia Stevenson
Sean Saves the World: Robert Gant
Star-Crossed: Tahmoh Penikett
Suburgatory: Geoff Pierson
Super Fun Night: Matt Lucas

Community: Rob Corddry
CSI: Marg Helgenberger

The 100: Lindsey Morgan
Baby Daddy: Cassie Scerbo
Big Time in Hollywood, FL: Kathy Baker, Stephen Tobolowsky
Chasing Life: Augusto Aguilera
Chicago PD: Sophia Bush, Patrick Flueger
Community: Jonathan Banks
Divide and Conquer: Matthew Gumley
Faking It: Gregg Sulkin, Katie Stevens, Rita Volk, Bailey Buntain, Michael Willett
The Following: Keith Carradine, Jessica Stroup, Tiffany Boone, James McDaniel
Game of Thrones: Joseph Gatt
Girl Meets World: Peyton Meyer, August Maturo
Glee: Phoebe Strole, Demi Lovato (probably)
Grimm: Alexis Denisof
High Moon: Jonathan Tucker, Dana Davis, Peter Macon
The Knick: Eric Johnson, Cara Seymour, Chris Sullivan
Line of Sight: LisaGay Hamilton, Sarah Clarke
Looking: Scott Bakula
Love Is Dead: Ben Rappaport
The McCarthys (the new version): Jack McGee, Joey McIntyre
The Mentalist: Rockmond Dunbar
The Millers: Eliza Coupe
Mind Games: Jaime Ray Newman
Nikita: Judd Nelson
Orange Is the New Black: Stephen O’Reilly, Kimiko Glenn
Penny Dreadful: Timothy Dalton
Power: Omari Hardwick
Pretty Little Liars: Wes Ramsey
Ravenswood: Henry Simmons, Sophina Brown
Resurrection: Kathleen Monroe
Rogue: Cole Hauser
Sleepy Hollow: Nicholas Gonzalez
The Tomorrow People: Meta Golding
Us & Them: Aasif Mandvi
The Vampire Diaries: Shaun Sipos
Wayward Pines: Lindsey Kraft
We Are Men: Bre Blair
Untitled Salahuddin-Riddle HBO pilot: Dorian Missick, Tasie Lawrence, Barry Shabaka Henley

(Image courtesy of MTV.)

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