Caffeine – January 20th Edition

Good morning! News is calming down slightly now that TCA is over, but we’re more heavily into pilot orders and casting . . .

The Secret Life of the American Teenager will begin its final season on March 18.

The Body of Proof season premiere has been pushed to February 19.

The Killing has been officially resurrected. Yay!

Cancelled: Drop Dead Diva, Alphas

TNT has picked up King & Maxwell to series.

Pilot orders:
CBS: 2 Greg Garcia comedies, a Boston sports family comedy, a Kennedy-esque drama
NBC: three single-camera comedies
TNT: A bounty hunter drama from Dean Devlin starring Geena Davis, Steven Bochco drama Murder in the First

In development:
MTV: A female buddy comedy set at a high school
NBC: A Jessica Simpson semi-autobiographical comedy

Not going forward: Trooper, The Secret Lives of Wives, Battle Royale

Diego Klattenhoff will not be a regular on season 3 of Homeland.

Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters will be back for the next season of American Horror Story.

Rosemarie DeWitt is leaving The Newsroom.

The Walking Dead‘s new showrunner is Scott Gimple.

Guest stars!
90210: Olly Murs, Robin Givens
Beauty and the Beast: Kearran Giovanni
Ben and Kate: Dave Annable, Jesse McCartney
Blue Bloods: Mark Moses
CSI: NY: Josh Groban
Do No Harm: Jurnee Smollett
The Good Wife: Audra McDonald
Guys with Kids: Keshia Knight Pulliam
Hannibal: Lance Henriksen
Hart of Dixie: Debra Jo Rupp
House of Lies: Matt Damon
Modern Family: Paget Brewster
Nashville: Chris Young, Brantley Gilbert
The Neighbors: Bethenny Frankel
Parks and Recreation: Annabeth Gish
Raising Hope: Luke Perry
Revolution: Leslie Hope
Untitled Elmore Leonard pilot: Kumail Nanjiani, Jordi Vilasuso, John Pankow, Aisha Hinds

Dallas: Deborah Shelton, Cathy Podewell
The Office: Mindy Kaling, B.J. Novak, Zach Woods

Beauty and the Beast: Edi Gathegi
Dracula: Jessica De Gouw
Franklin & Bash: Heather Locklear
The Gates: Christina Kirk
Hostages: Toni Collette
Scandal: Scott Foley
True Detective: Michelle Monaghan, Alexandra Daddario, Elizabeth Reaser, Wood Harris, Michael Potts
Under the Dome: Colin Ford
Untitled Michael J. Fox comedy: Betsy Brandt, Katie Finneran, Conor Romero, Jack Gore

(Photo courtesy of ABC Family.)

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