Caffeine – January 11th Edition

Happy Sunday! Thanks in part to TCA, we’re out of our holiday news slump. Let’s start with a bunch of exciting premiere dates . . .

Premiere dates!
February 8th: Better Call Saul
February 11th: Schitt’s Creek
March 6th: The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
March 9th: Bates Motel, The Returned
March 17th: iZombie
March 20th: Bloodline
March 31st: Finding Carter
April 5th: Mad Men
April 10th: Marvel’s Daredevil, The Messengers
April 12th: Game of Thrones, Veep, Silicon Valley
May 8th: Grace and Frankie

Supernatural is moving to Wednesdays at 9/8c as of March 18th.

Renewed: Marco Polo, Girls, The Hotwives of Orlando

Cancelled: Happyland, Covert Affairs

The next round of Amazon pilots will be appearing on Thursday!

The Lizzie Borden Chronicles is getting two additional episodes.

About a Boy‘s season two order has been reduced to 20 episodes.

Daniel Dae Kim will direct an episode of Hawaii Five-0.

Ordered to series:
AMC: Miniseries Making of the Mob and The Night Manager
Netflix: A Wet Hot American Summer limited series
Sky: Drama Apocalypse Slough

Pilot orders:
ABC Family: Comedies Kevin from Work and Tough Cookie
FOX: Minority Report
NBC: Martial arts crime drama Warrior
VH1: Hip-hop drama The Breaks (via TV movie/backdoor pilot)

In development:
Amazon: Guillermo Del Toro’s Carnival Row
Showtime: George Clooney movie business drama The Studio

No network attached yet, but Gail Berman is developing a Hearst-Pulitzer rivalry drama.

Chris Carter’s The After is not going forward at Amazon.

Promoted to series regular:
Angie Tribeca: Hayes MacArthur
Revenge: Elena Satine

Guest stars!
Constantine: Mark Margolis
Deadbeat: Zachary Levi
The Flash: Liam McIntyre
Glee: Gina Gershon
Hawaii Five-0: Jon Lovitz
Hot in Cleveland: Gladys Knight
Jane the Virgin: David Bisbal
Law & Order: SVU: Paul Adelstein
Marry Me: Ryan Hansen
NCIS: LA: Julie Chen
Parks and Recreation: Blake Anderson, Jorma Taccone
Web Therapy: Matthew Perry

Modern Family: Elizabeth Banks, Nathan Lane
Parenthood: John Corbett, Matt Lauria, Sarah Ramos

American Crime Story: John Travolta
Fargo: Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson, Nick Offerman
Go Jerrod Go: David Alan Grier, Lil Rel
Jane the Virgin: Jane Seymour
Jekyll & Hyde: Tom Bateman, Richard E. Grant, Natalie Gumede
Justified: Jonathan Tucker
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Edward James Olmos
Murder in the First: Emmanuelle Chriqui
Orange Is the New Black: Ruby Rose
Shannara: Ivana Baquero
The Strain: Max Charles (replacing Ben Hyland)

(Image courtesy of AMC.)

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