Caffeine – February 17th Edition

We’ve got tons of pilot casting this week, including some big names – Kyle Chandler! Minnie Driver! Jason Isaacs! But first . . .

Premiere dates:
April 4: Hannibal
April 14: Veep

Renewed: Arrow, Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries

The Hour has been cancelled. I am very sad.

Happy Endings is moving to Fridays, which doesn’t bode well.

The order for Camp has been reduced to ten episodes. And the Up All Night multi-camera episode order is down to . . . one. So.

The BBC has announced a new slate of programming. Hopefully some of it makes it to this side of the pond!

Interesting: CBS’s Under the Dome will stream on Amazon Prime just four days after it airs.

Picked up to series:
FX: The Bridge
TV Land: Kirstie Alley show

Pilot presentations ordered:
ABC: See You Next Tuesday
USA: A Jessica St. Clair/Lennon Parham comedy

In development:
AMC: The Terror
Comedy Central: River Dogs
Virgin Produced: The Whisky a Go Go drama

Pilot showrunners:
Venice: Ilene Chaiken

Pilot directors:
Donor Party: Todd Holland
Gothica: Anand Tucker
The Joneses: S.J. Clarkson
The Ordained: RJ Cutler
The Tomorrow People: Danny Cannon

The John Leguizamo pilot has changed formats and will be written by Jeff Astrof.

Lifetime has passed on Cinnamon Girl.

Jane Kaczmarek is not guest starring on Breaking Bad after all.

Promoted to series regular:
Arrow: Emily Bett Rickards
Banshee: Anthony Ruivivar
The Gates: Stephen Guarino
Royal Pains: Ben Shenkman

Guest stars!
Castle: Cara Buono
Hawaii Five-0: Duane Chapman
Last Man Standing: Jonathan Taylor Thomas
Lost Girl: Linda Hamilton
The Middle: Jack McBrayer
Nashville: Katie Couric
New Girl: Nick Kroll, Bill Burr, Ellen Albertini Dow
Scandal: Lisa Edelstein, Eric Mabius

The Good Wife: Gary Cole, Lily Rabe
Law & Order: SVU: Dean Winters

About a Boy: Minnie Driver
Advocates: CCH Pounder
Alpha House: Mark Consuelos, Yara Martinez, Kobi Libii, Matt Malloy
Assistance: Krysten Ritter
Bad Teacher: David Alan Grier
Believe: Jake McLaughlin
Blink: Madeline Carroll
Bloodline: Tom Everett Scott, Skyler Samuels, KaDee Strickland
Boardwalk Empire: Domenick Lombardozzi
Bonnie & Clyde: Emile Hirsch, Holliday Grainger
Boomerang: Felicity Huffman
The Bridge: Diana Maria Riva
Company Town: Gage Golightly
Crazy Ones: Sarah Michelle Gellar
Dads: Tommy Dewey
Delirium: Billy Campbell, Corey Reynolds
Dracula: Thomas Kretschmann, Oliver Jackson-Cohen
Friends and Family: Jason Ritter
Girlfriend in a Coma: Miranda Cosgrove
Grimm: Shohreh Aghdashloo
Hatsfields & McCoys: Virginia Madsen
Holding Patterns: Humphrey Ker
Hostages: Dylan McDermott, Quinn Shephard, Sandrine Holt, Mateus Ward
Intelligence: Josh Holloway
Joe, Joe and Jane: Will Greenberg, Lauren Lapkus, Asif Ali
The Killing: Amy Seimetz, Peter Sarsgaard
The List: Richard T. Jones, Charity Wakefield
The McCarthys: Jake Lacy
Mom: Nate Corddry, Matt Jones, Spencer Daniels, Sadie Calvano
The Onion Presents: The News: Cheyenne Jackson, Aja Naomi King
The Originals: Leah Pipes, Claire Holt
Rake: Bojana Novakovic
Ray Donovan: Frank Whaley
Reckless: Ernie Hudson
The Selection: Sean Patrick Thomas
Spy: Mason Cook
Super Clyde: Rupert Grint
Surgeon General: Jason Isaacs
The Tomorrow People: Peyton List
Turn: Meegan Warner, Daniel Henshall, Burn Gorman, Seth Numrich
Under the Dome: Mike Vogel, Dean Norris
Unforgettable: James Hiroyuki Liao
Vatican: Kyle Chandler, Matthew Goode
Venice: Jennifer Beals
Welcome to the Family: Mike O’Malley
Zombieland: Maiara Walsh
Untitled Andy Samberg comedy: Andre Braugher
Untitled Craig Robinson comedy: Amanda Lund
Untitled Cullen brothers comedy: Maggie Lawson
Untitled DJ Nash comedy: J.K. Simmons

(Image courtesy of the CW.)

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