Caffeine – January 6th Edition

Happy New Year! We’re jumping into the swing of things with plenty of news from the winter TCA press tour.

Premiere dates:
March 18: Bates Motel
April 12: Da Vinci’s Demons

The Spartacus series finale will air on April 12.

Comedy Central has renewed Workaholics for two seasons.

Life’s Too Short will wrap up with a special on HBO.

Up All Night creator Emily Spivey is leaving the about-to-be-revamped show. How much can they change before it’s effectively a new show, really?

Megan Ganz is leaving Community to go to Modern Family.

Hey, Hawaii Five-0 fans, you’re going to get to choose your own ending.

BBC America has acquired British crime drama Broadchurch, starring David Tennant, Olivia Colman, and more.

William Monahan is developing 1960s drama Crime for Starz.

Cher is developing a show with Logo set in 1960s Hollywood.

20th Century Fox is developing a comedy starring Sarah Michelle Gellar.

Conan O’Brien is producing a medical comedy in development at FOX.

Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence might team up for a comedy series.

Guest stars!
30 Rock: Nancy Pelosi
90210: Merrin Dungey
CSI: NY: Navid Negahban
Grey’s Anatomy: Eddie Jemison
Law & Order: SVU: Nia Vardalos, Victoria Rowell, Fred Norris, Harold Perrineau, Jay Karnes
The Mentalist: Zuleikha Robinson
The Neighbors: Sandra Bernhard
Once Upon a Time: Lesley Nicol
Private Practice: Sarah Ramos
Raising Hope: Mike O’Malley, Liza Snyder
Vegas: Anna Camp

Law & Order: SVU: Marcia Gay Harden
Modern Family: Wendi McLendon-Covey
Rules of Engagement: Wendi McLendon-Covey

Mom: Anna Faris
Once Upon a Time: Sonequa Martin-Green
Untitled Rob Greenberg pilot: Jerry O’Connell

(Image courtesy of Starz.)

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