Caffeine – January 12th Edition

Happy Sunday! We’ll have tons of new this week and next because of TCA. Ready?

Premiere dates:
February 21: About a Boy
February 23: Growing Up Fisher
February 27: The Red Road
March 10: Believe
March 16: Crisis
March 22: Da Vinci’s Demons
April 6: Game of Thrones, Veep, Silicon Valley
April 9: Turn
April 13: Mad Men
April 15: Awkward
April 20: Devious Maids
April 22: Faking It

Renewed: Girls, The Returned

Cancelled: The Assets

Boardwalk Empire will end after season five.

Hulu has unveiled its 2014 programming slate.

Nothing official yet, but Justified may end after season six.

Eva Longoria will direct an episode of Devious Maids.

Picked up to series:
ABC Family: Comedies Mystery Girls and Young and Hungry
BBC America: Spy miniseries The Game
Comedy Central: Ben Stiller’s Big Time in Hollywood, FL
Fox: Detective drama Backstrom
NBC: Comedy Mr. Robinson
OWN: Single Moms Club

Pilot orders:
ABC: An untitled romantic comedy
FX: Denis Leary comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll
NBC: Comedy Marry Me, comedies Mason Twins and A to Z, drama Coercion

In development:
ABC: A Chevy Chase/Beverly D’Angelo comedy
Appian Way: A hip-hop drama series from Q-Tip, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Jonah Hill
BBC: A Steve McQueen drama series about the black experience in Britain
Hallmark: An adaptation of the Chesapeake Shores book series

Pilot directors:
Gotham: Danny Cannon

Promoted to series regular:
Game of Thrones: Michiel Huisman
Sons of Anarchy: Drea de Matteo

Guest stars!
Alpha House: Anthony Weiner, Tom Brokaw, Michael Steele, Jeffrey Toobin
Blue Bloods: Doug E. Doug, Karen Allen
Girls: Jerry Saltz
Glee: Chace Crawford
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Stan Lee
Melissa & Joey: Tara Reid
Men at Work: Molly Sims
The Middle: Keegan-Michael Key
Modern Family: Aisha Tyler
Nashville: Michael Chernus
Raising Hope: Michael Rapaport
Sean Saves the World: Andy Richter

Alpha House: Bill Murray
Glee: Gwyneth Paltrow

An American Education: Brittany Snow
Braddock & Jackson: Rory O’Malley
Devious Maids: Mark Deklin
The Driver: David Morrissey
Enlisted: Brandon Routh
Extant: Camryn Manheim
Gracepoint: Jessica Lucas
Hieroglyph: Condola Rashad
Hoke: Tammy Blanchard, John Carroll Lynch, Oona Chaplin, Robert Wisdom, Jordi Molla
The Intruders: John Simm
Manhattan: Harry Lloyd
The McCarthys: Jimmy Dunn
Odyssey: Anna Friel, Jake Robinson
Orphan Black: Michelle Forbes
Rosemary’s Baby: Zoe Saldana
Songbyrd: Wes Brown
Untitled women’s college comedy: Jack Cutmore-Scott

(Image courtesy of HBO.)

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