Caffeine – February 9th Edition

Happy Sunday! Everyone’s focused on the Olympics this weekend, but that doesn’t mean TV news has slowed down any. Lots of big names cast this week!

Renewed: House of Cards, The Exes

Psych will officially end with season eight.

NBC has pulled The Michael J. Fox Show from its schedule, though it is not yet officially cancelled and the remaining (already-made) episodes may air at some point.

Star Paul Wesley will direct an episode of The Vampire Diaries.

Picked up to series:
ABC: Limited series Astronaut Wives Club
Lifetime: Marti Noxon dating show series Un-Real
Starz: LeBron James/Mike O’Malley basketball comedy Survivor’s Remorse

Pilot orders:
Amazon: Dramedy Cocked
CBS: David Caspe comedy Cuz-Bros, a Wall Street drama from John Cusack and Taylor Elmore, a family medical drama, genius drama Scorpion
CW: Sci-fi drama The Messengers

In development:
AMC: A Preacher adaptation from Seth Rogen
FremantleMedia: An adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods
FX: Sci fi limited series Redshirts
Syfy: An adaptation of DC comic book DMZ
Universal TV: An adaptation of Stephen King’s “Ayana”

Not going forward:
Lifetime: Alicia Silverstone pilot HR

Todd Slavkin and Darren Swimmer will run Syfy series Dominion.

Pilot directors:
Agatha: Jace Alexander
Agent X: Peter O’Fallon
Clementine: Michael Dinner
Identity: Gary Fleder
The Mysteries of Laura: McG
Proof: Alex Graves
The Visitors: Mark Romanek

Judy Davis has left 24: Live Another Day.

Promoted to series regular:
Game of Thrones: Nathalie Emmanuel

Guest stars!
About a Boy: Will Sasso
The Blacklist: Lance Reddick
Community: B.J. Novak
The Crazy Ones: Jonathan Del Arco
Franklin & Bash: Willie Garson
Grimm: Philip Anthony-Rodriguez
The Millers: Andy Richter
The Mindy Project: Max Greenfield
New Girl: Alexandra Daddario
Outlander: Author Diana Gabaldon
Parks and Recreation: Jeff Tweedy
Scandal: Dylan Minnette, Madeline Carroll

The Big Bang Theory: Bob Newhart
Elementary: Rhys Ifans
The Good Wife: Michael J. Fox

100 Code: Dominic Monaghan, Michael Nyqvist
24: Live Another Day: Colin Salmon
Agent X: John Shea
Bad Judge: Arden Myrin, John Ducey, Mather Zickel
Blanco: Franka Potente, Amaury Nolasco, Erik LaRay Harvey, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Sebastian Arcelus, Audrey Esparza, Alex Hernandez
The Book of Negroes: Louis Gossett Jr., Cuba Gooding Jr., Aunjanue Ellis, Ben Chaplin, Lyriq Bent, Allan Hawco
Clementine: Sarah Snook, Edwin Hodge, David Strathairn
Crazy House: Whitmer Thomas
The Flash: Candice Patton, Carlos Valdes
Fresh Off the Boat: Constance Wu, Randall Park
Gotham: Ben McKenzie
How to Get Away: Aja Naomi King
The Killing: Tyler Ross, Sterling Beaumon, Levi Meaden
Man Seeking Woman: Jay Baruchel
Manhattan: John Benjamin Hickey, Daniel Stern, Ashley Zukerman
Marry Me: Ken Marino
The Mason Twins: Wendell Middlebrooks, Erinn Hayes
Mistresses: Jason Gerhardt, Rebeka Montoya, Catherine Kim
My Thoughts Exactly: Jake McDorman
NCIS: New Orleans: Scott Bakula, Zoe McLellan, CCH Pounder
Odyssey: Peter Facinelli, Daniella Pineda, Elena Kampouris
Old Soul: Rita Moreno
Once Upon a Time: Eric Lange
Parenthood: Zachary Knighton
The Pro: Rob Riggle
Public Morals: Brian Wiles
Ray Donovan: Hank Azaria, Sherilyn Fenn
Red Flag: Maggie Q
Sea of Fire: Jack Davenport, Lilli Birdsell
Secrets & Lies: Ryan Phillippe, Natalie Martinez
Teen Wolf: Dylan Sprayberry
Tribeca: Jere Burns, Andree Vermeulen
Two and a Half Men: Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Under the Dome: Eddie Cahill, Carla Krome, Grace Victoria Cox
Warriors: Eloise Mumford
Weird Loners: Zachary Knighton
Younger: Debi Mazar
Untitled Netflix Kyle Chandler drama: Sissy Spacek, Linda Cardellini

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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