Caffeine – July 13th Edition

Happy Sunday! We’ve got tons of news coming out of TCA press tour this week . . .

CBS is swapping the timeslots of Reckless and Unforgettable, starting tonight.

Premiere dates:
September 7: Boardwalk Empire
September 16: New Girl, The Mindy Project
September 17: Red Band Society
September 22: Gotham, Sleepy Hollow
September 23: Awkward, Faking It
September 25: Bones
September 28: The Simpsons, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Family Guy
September 30: Happyland
October 2: Gracepoint
October 4: Survivor’s Remorse
October 5: Bob’s Burgers, Mulaney

Renewed: Orphan Black, East Los High, Matador, The Knick

BBC America has confirmed that they will air the second season of Broadchurch, which was already renewed by the mothership.

Glee‘s final season will have thirteen episodes.

Amazon hasn’t announced exact premiere dates, but has given some vague information on when its upcoming shows will be released.

The final season of Strike Back will air in 2015.

Sony Crackle is releasing Sequestered in two batches, the first on August 5th.

Outlander is getting a split first season – and the premiere will be available online and on demand a week before airing, on August 2nd.

Josh Charles will direct another episode of The Good Wife, and Lucy Liu will direct another episode of Elementary.

How I Met Your Dad is really not happening.

The CBC has acquired Syfy’s Ascenson.

Ordered to series:
AMC: Martial arts drama Badlands
BBC America: Mystery series Tatau, Bernard Cornwell adaptation The Last Kingdom
MTV: Fantasy adaptation Shannara

Pilot orders:
Amazon: 1980s country club comedy Red Oaks
Lifetime: An adaptation of The Clan of the Cave Bear
Syfy: Lev Grossman adaptation The Magicians

In development:
Alloy: An adaptation of King of the Screwups
Entertainment One: An adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects

Ed Bernero will serve as showrunner for State of Affairs.

Randall Einhorn will direct season two of The Red Road.

David Slade will direct the first two episodes of Powers.

Richie Keen will direct the pilot of Teachers.

The following Better Call Saul regulars have been confirmed: Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Michael McKean, Rhea Seehorn, Patrick Fabian, Michael Mando.

Naya Rivera will be a recurring guest star on the final season of Glee.

Lucy Griffiths has left Constantine.

Guest stars!
American Horror Story: Freak Show: Wes Bentley
Criminal Minds: Kerr Smith
CSI: Mark-Paul Gosselaar
Elementary: Gina Gershon
Getting On: Betty Buckley, Jean Smart
Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce: Laverne Cox
The Good Wife: Taye Diggs
Jennifer Falls: Nick Roux
Major Crimes: Ryan Kennedy

Once Upon a Time: Giancarlo Esposito

The Affair: Josh Stamberg
Arrow: Brandon Routh
Ascension: Gil Bellows, Ryan Robbins
Elementary: Ophelia Lovibond
The Expanse: Thomas Jane
The Flash: Robbie Amell
Forever: Lorraine Toussaint
Grace and Frankie: Sam Waterston
Kingdom: Zuleikha Robinson, Jai Rodriguez
Masters of Sex: Marin Ireland
Members Only: Luke Mitchell, Jaime Lee Kirchner
The Millers: Sean Hayes
Once Upon a Time: Elizabeth Mitchell
Pretty Little Liars: Sydney Penny
Reign: Craig Parker
Sense8: Ness Bautista
Sons of Anarchy: Courtney Love
The Vampire Diaries: Gabrielle Walsh

(Image courtesy of HBO.)

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