Caffeine – July 22nd Edition

Happy Sunday! Fall shows are getting back into production, so casting news is starting to trickle out. And we’ve got our first bits of information from the TCA press tour, which started yesterday . . .

Season three of Downton Abbey will premiere on January 6!

Parenthood star Sam Jaeger will direct an episode next season.

Development News:
Ron Moore is adapting the Outlander novels into a cable series.
Two Sleepy Hollow dramas – one at FOX and one at the CW.
Lifetime has ordered two pilots based on novels: The Secret Lives of Wives and The Witches of East End.
The CBC has ordered a few different pilots, including a comedy, a family drama, and a crime drama.
TNT gave a pilot order to Michael Bay’s action drama.
Marlene King is adapting her movie Now and Then into a series for ABC Family.

The Newsroom’s writers’ room will be very different for season two.

Parks and Recreation will have some cameos from real politicians.

Unforgettable is replacing most of its supporting cast for season two.

Guest stars:
Blue Bloods: Richard Burgi
Burn Notice: Antonio Jaramillo, Patton Oswalt, Sonja Sohn
Law & Order: SVU: Paget Brewster
Lost Girl: Linda Hamilton
Necessary Roughness: Will Chase, Josh Hamilton
Pretty Little Liars: Adam Lambert

90210: Lori Loughlin

American Horror Story: Clea Duvall, Mark Consuelos
Banshee: Cedric Stewart
Dexter: Santiago Cabrera
Grey’s Anatomy: Gaius Charles, Camilla Luddington
Hart of Dixie: Golden Brooks
House of Cards: Sebastian Arcelus
The Lying Game: Ryan Rottman
Made in Jersey: Megalyn Echikunwoke
The Mob Doctor: Terry Kinney, Kevin Corrigan
Revenge: Elisabeth Hower
Supernatural: Ty Olsson
The Vampire Diaries: Grace Phipps
Weeds: Daniele Watts

(Image courtesy of PBS.)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *