Caffeine – August 31st Edition

Happy Sunday, and happy Labor/Labour Day weekend to our American and Canadian readers! That means summer is coming to an end and fall TV is almost upon us, so let’s dive right in …

Premiere dates:
September 26: Transparent
November 2: Olive Kitteridge
December 9: Ground Floor
December 12: Marco Polo

Lost Girl will come to an end after a sixteen-episode fifth season.

Renewed: BoJack Horseman

Cancelled: Longmire

The Following is getting new showrunners.

Ray Donovan showrunner Ann Biderman has stepped down.

Warner Bros. is apparently considering a Full House revival.

Ordered to series:
FX: Zach Galifianakis clown comedy Baskets
Lifetime: Horror drama Damien
Netflix: French drama Marseille

In development:
ABC: Medical conspiracy drama Cold Blood, a medical advocate drama, a semi-autobiographical comedy from Johnny Knoxville, restaurant family dramedy Mix, Israeli comedy adaptation So Where Were We?
Amazon: A revival of The Tick
CBS: Family comedy The Good Life, a medical drama from Daniel Dae Kim
Fox: A Greatest American Hero remake, an adaptation of Australian miniseries Jack Irish, Malcolm Gladwell medical drama The Cure, comedy All Together Now, Rivers Cuomo comedy DeTour, sci-fi insomnia drama Nod
FX: A Lucy Punch comedy
HBO: A Shutter Island drama with Martin Scorsese
IFC: Brothel comedy Rabbit Hole
MGM TV: Drama In the Heat of the Night
NBC: Romantic comedy The Catch, naked amnesiace FBI thriller Blindspot from Greg Berlanti, medical drama Critical from Eva Longoria, family comedy Assisted Loving
Sundance: An auto racing drama from Patrick Dempsey

Promoted to series regular:
Ground Floor: Emily Heller

Guest stars!
2 Broke Girls: Kim Kardashian
American Horror Story: Freak Show: Matt Bomer
Arrow: Amy Gumenick, Nolan Funk
Baby Daddy: Matt Cedeno
Battle Creek: Patton Oswalt
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Ed Helms
Castle: Matt Letscher
CSI: Greg Grunberg
The League: Anna Camp
The McCarthys: Rick Fox
The Mindy Project: Shonda Rhimes, Allison Tolman
Modern Family: Steve Zahn
New Girl: Julian Morris, Alan Ritchson
Person of Interest: Jacob Ritter
Scorpion: Corbin Bernsen

Game of Thrones: Mark Gatiss
Once Upon a Time: Kristin Bauer van Straten

Agent Carter: Enver Gjokaj, Chad Michael Murray
Arrow: Rila Fukushima
Chicago P.D.: Markie Post
The Dovekeepers: Kathryn Prescott
Down Dog: Paget Brewster
The Good Wife: David Hyde Pierce
Looking: Chris Perfetti, Bashir Salahuddin, Daniel Franzese
The Man in the High Castle: Luke Kleintank
Modern Family: Andrea Anders
Narcos: Roberta Urbina
Points of Honor: Riley Voelkel, Patrick Heusinger
Pretty Little Liars: Miranda Mayo
Proof: David Sutcliffe
Selfie: Samm Levine

(Image courtesy of Amazon.)

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