Caffeine – December 2nd Edition

Happy Sunday! Lots of news. Let’s get to it.

Premiere & return dates:
January 8: Justified
January 15: Real Husbands of Hollywood, Second Generation Wayans
January 17: Anger Management, Archer, Legit
January 31: Do No Harm
February 8: Touch
March 8: Grimm

Finale dates:
January 7: Mob Doctor
January 31: 30 Rock

Brace yourself: season three of Sherlock might not air until 2014.

Cancelled: The Inbetweeners, Emily Owens, M.D. Merlin.

Ooh! Arrow‘s first season is getting an extra episode.

ABC has ordered more episodes of Malibu Country and Last Man Standing.

This broke late last night: The Fringe series finale title! I’m not ready. (Note: I’ve seen a slightly different version elsewhere, but Marisa has video of the showrunner saying it, so I’m trusting this one.)

CBS has ordered an adaptation of Under the Dome straight to series for summer 2013.

Things are actually looking surprisingly good for a third season of The Killing!

John Slattery will be directing a few episodes of Mad Men season six.

Nickelodeon has picked up an iCarly/Victorious spin-off called Sam & Cat.

In development:
ABC Family has an adaptation of I Hunt Killers.
AMC has two historical dramas.
Cinemax has mob drama Kingpin, and another mob drama The Sixth Family.
FOX has a telenovela adaption and a cop comedy.
HBO has a Brad Pitt mob drama.
Lifetime has a drama with Molly Ringwald.
NBC has pulp action thriller Bloodline and an 1880s drama from Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes.
Starz is considering a Julius Caesar-based Spartacus spin-off.

The BBC has released a bunch of development news, including an adaptation of Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell.

Serinda Swan has been promoted to series regular on Graceland. And Kimberly Williams-Paisley has been promoted on Nashville.

Guest stars!
90210: Wolfgang Puck
Anger Management: Cee Lo Green
Apartment 23: Richard Dean Anderson
Arrow: David Anders
The Big Bang Theory: Regina King
Bones: Brooke Langton
CSI: Catrinel Marlon
CSI: NY: Laura Vandervoot
The Good Wife: Margaret Colin
Hot in Cleveland: Sendhil Ramamurthy, Tom Arnold
House of Lies: Lisa Edelstein
Last Man Standing: Richard Karn
Monday Mornings: Kevin Shinick
New Girl: Nate Corddry
Person of Interest: Karolina Kurkova
Portlandia: Roseanne Barr, Juliette Lewis, Patton Oswalt, Rose Byrne, George Wendt, Bill Hader, Bobby Moynihan, Jim Gaffigan, Matt Berry, Matt Lucas, J Mascis, Dirty Projectors, Martina Navratilova
Seed: Tom Green
Suburgatory: Mary Kay Place
Supernatural: Gil McKinney
Switched at Birth: William Lucking

The League: Seth Rogen, Jeff Goldblum
NCIS: LA: Peter Cambor
Portlandia: Kyle MacLachlan, Jeff Goldblum, Kumail Nanjiani
Private Practice: Audra McDonald

Army Wives: Ashanti, Torrey DeVitto, Elle McLemore
Arrow: Manu Bennett
Black Sails: Mark Ryan
The Carrie Diaries: Richard Kohnke
Devious Maids: Melinda Page Hamilton, Matt Cedeno
The Following: Marin Ireland
Getting On: Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash
Girl Meets World: Ben Savage, Danielle Fishel
Hart of Dixie: Travis Van Winkle
Instant Mom: Michael Boatman (replacing Duane Martin)
Luther: Sienna Guillory
Orange Is the New Black: Taryn Manning
Private Practice: Diane Farr
S.H.I.E.L.D.: Brett Dalton
Southland: Chad Michael Murray
Teen Wolf: Gideon Emery, Charlie Carver, Max Carver, Adelaide Kane, Felisha Terrell, Haley Webb
Terminales: Barry Watson, Rebecca Schull
Touch: D.B. Sweeney
Trophy Wife: Natalie Morales

(Image courtesy of FX.)

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