Caffeine – June 1st Edition

Happy Sunday, and happy June! Let’s see what news we’ve got this week . . .

Season four of Hell on Wheels will premiere on August 2nd.

Syfy has picked up season two of Canadian show Bitten.

Picked up to series:
HBO: Comedy Vice Principals

In development:
Fox: Comedy This Is Me
HBO: 1960s gay rights drama Open City
History Channel: A Knights Templar miniseries
Paramount: An adaptation of Caleb Carr’s The Alienist
WGN America: Graham Yost WWII drama Avenue of Spies
Wind Dancer Films: A Good Samaritan series

Pilot directors:
Galyntine: Greg Nicotero (replacing David Mackenzie)

E! has passed on pilot Songbyrd.

Promoted to series regular:
Reign: Jonathan Keltz

Guest stars!
Benched: Jim Rash, Nat Faxon
Covert Affairs: Max Martini
Doctor Who: Foxes
Downton Abbey: Sue Johnston

The Originals: Nathaniel Buzolic

Boardwalk Empire: Travis Tope
The Comeback: Mark L. Young
Daredevil: Charlie Cox
Dig: Richard E. Grant
The Fosters: Kerr Smith
Galyntine: Peter Fonda
Hell on Wheels: Jonathan Scarfe
The Newsroom: Keith Powell
The Originals: Sonja Sohn
The Red Tent: Toby Sebastian
The Returned: India Ennenga
Shameless: Steve Kazee
Sleepy Hollow: Matt Barr, Sakina Jaffrey
Sons of Anarchy: Marilyn Manson, Annabeth Gish
Texas Rising: Kris Kristofferson, Rob Morrow
Transparent: Melora Hardin (replacing Gillian Vigman)
Vikings: Ben Robson

(Image courtesy of AMC.)

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