Caffeine – February 3rd Edition

Happy Sunday! Pilot season means tons of news. Here we go!

Season two of Men at Work will premiere on April 4th.

Renewed: NCIS (and Mark Harmon will return), How I Met Your Mother for a ninth and FINAL season, Banshee, Ripper Street, Shameless, House of Lies, Californication

NBC has ordered one additional episode of Chicago Fire.

ABC is importing Canadian drama Motive for summer.

Pilot orders:
ABC: Comedy Divorce: A Love Story, lottery drama Lucky 7, three more comedies, four more dramas including Big Thunder (based on the ride)
CBS: An adaptation of British drama Second Sight, drama Surgeon General
CW: The Tomorrow People, Blink
FOX: Navy drama Wild Blue and cop drama Gang Related
NBC: A modern Hatfields and McCoys drama, an Alice in Wonderland sequel, comedy Brenda Forever

Supposedly close to orders:
Amazon: Betas
FOX: An animated comedy from 50 Cent

In development:
HBO: A personal shopper comedy from Lena Dunham
NBC: A Roseanne Barr comedy
Starz: A ballet drama

Pilot directors:
About a Boy: Jon Favreau
Betrayal: Patty Jenkins
Friends with Better Lives: James Burrows
The Gabriels: Jason Winer
Hatfields & McCoys: Michael Mayer
Oxygen: Gary Fleder
The Sixth Gun: Jeffrey Reiner
The Tunnel: Dominik Moll
Untitled Greg Garcia comedy: James Burrows
Untitled Robin Williams comedy: Jason Winer
Untitled Sean Hayes comedy: James Burrows

Guest stars!
Blue Bloods: Eric Mabius, Sheetal Sheth
Breaking Bad: Jane Kaczmarek
CSI: Michaela McManus, David Cassidy
Dallas: Lee Majors
The Gates: Echo Kellum (replacing Justin Chon)
Go On: Ben Falcone
Hannibal: Ellen Muth
Law & Order: SVU: Jeffrey Tambor, Dave Navarro
The Office: Roseanne Barr
The Neighbors: Mark Hamill
Revolution: Annie Wersching
The Tunnel: Keeley Hawes, Liz Smith
Vegas: Melinda Clarke

American Horror Story: Lily Rabe
How I Met Your Mother: Kyle MacLachlan
Once Upon a Time: Jamie Dornan
Supernatural: Felicia Day

Alpha House: John Goodman
Army Wives: Brant Daugherty
The Big Bang Theory: Kate Micucci
Dexter: Nick Gomez
Dracula: Katie McGrath, Nonso Anozie
The Gabriels: Rob Riggle
The Gates: Greg Germann (replacing Aasif Mandvi)
Girl Meets World: Rowan Blanchard, Sabrina Carpenter
Graceland: Vincent Laresca
The Haves and Have Nots: John Schneider
Hot in Cleveland: Michael Urie
How the Hell Am I Normal: Jeff Garlin
Joe, Joe and Jane: Larry Wilmore
The Killing: Elias Koteas
Love Thy Neighbor: Patrice Lovely, Kendra C. Johnson, Andre Hall, Jonathan Chase, Darmirra Brunson, Palmer Williams
Masters of Sex: Wendi McLendon-Covey
Mom: Allison Janney, Blake Garrett Rosenthal
The Originals: Daniella Pineda
Perception: Scott Wolf
Revenge: Collins Pennie
Rita: Anna Gunn
Silicon Valley: Josh Brener, Lindsay Broad, T.J. Miller, Thomas Middleditch
Southland: Gerald McRaney
Spy: Rob Corddry
True Detective: Kevin Dunn
The Tunnel: Joseph Mawle, Tom Bateman, Angel Coulby, Tobi Bakare, Jeanne Balibar, Thibault de Montalembert, Mathieu Carrièrre, Jack Lowden
Under the Dome: Jolene Purdy, Nicholas Strong
Untitled Seth MacFarlane comedy: Brenda Song

(Image courtesy of CBS.)

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