Caffeine – March 16th Edition

Happy Sunday! We’ve got our first set of spring finale and summer premiere dates . . .

Premiere dates:
May 5: Louie
June 9: Major Crimes, Murder in the First
June 10: Chasing Life, Pretty Little Liars
June 16: Switched at Birth, The Fosters
June 17: Rizzoli & Isles, Perception
June 22: The Last Ship, Falling Skies
June 25: Young & Hungry, Mystery Girls
June 29: Reckless, Unforgettable
June 30: Under the Dome
July 9: Extant
August 18: Dallas
August 20: Legends, Franklin & Bash

Finale dates:
April 4: Raising Hope
April 17: Community, Parenthood
April 24: Parks and Recreation
May 12: The Blacklist
May 13: Chicago Fire
May 14: Revolution
May 16: Grimm
May 21: Law & Order: SVU, Chicago PD
May 23: Hannibal

Renewed: The Big Bang Theory (for three seasons), 2 Broke Girls, Mike & Molly, Two and a Half Men, Mom, The Millers, NCIS, NCIS: LA, Person of Interest, Elementary, The Good Wife, CSI, Hawaii Five-0, Blue Bloods, Criminal Minds

Cancelled: Raising Hope

A&E has pulled Those Who Kill, at least for now, and moved Bates Motel to 10 p.m.

Ordered to series:
Amazon: The After, Bosch, Mozart in the Jungle, Transparent
History Channel: Texas Revolution miniseries Texas Rising, starring Bill Paxton, Brendan Fraser, Ray Liotta, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and more
Syfy: Space opera event series Ascension

Pilot orders:
Showtime: Andrew Ross Sorkin drama Billions

In development:
eOne: Prison/law school drama Full Circle

Not going forward:
NBC: The Money Pit

Pilot directors:
Dead Boss: Barry Sonnenfeld

Claire Holt has left The Originals.

Promoted to series regular:
Hawaii Five-0: Jorge Garcia
Homeland: Nazanin Boniadi
Nashville: Oliver Hudson, Will Chase
Shameless: Emily Bergl

Guest stars!
Girl Meets World: Lee Norris
The Good Wife: Laura Benanti
How I Met Your Dad: Andrew Santino
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Adrian Pasdar
The Soul Man: Brandy

Law & Order: SVU: Pablo Schreiber
Pretty Little Liars: Tyler Blackburn

Agatha: Clancy Brown
Astronaut Wives Club: Odette Annable, Zoe Boyle
Babylon Fields: S. Epatha Merkerson
Bad Judge: Miguel Sandoval
Battle Creek: Josh Duhamel
Coercion: Scott Cohen, Morgan Spector
Covert Affairs: Nicholas Bishop
Cuz-Bros: Geoff Stults
Damaged Goods: Anna Camp, Jennifer Aspen, Kyle Jones
Dig: Anne Heche
Doctor Who: Keeley Hawes
Ellen More or Less: Jama Williamson
Empire: Gabourey Sidibe, Trai Byers, Grace Gealey, Kaitlin Doubleday
Exposed: Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Extant: Louis Gossett Jr.
Far East Orlando: Hudson Yang
Flesh and Bone: Ben Daniels, Josh Helman, Damon Herriman
Forever: Alana de la Garza, Joel David Moore, Barbara Eve Harris, Donnie Keshawarz
The Fosters: Ashley Argota
Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce: Necar Zadegan
Good Session: James Roday
Graceland: John Kapelos, Lindsey Haun
Guilt by Association: Tom Everett Scott, Niall Matter
Hand of God: Julian Morris
How I Met Your Dad: Nick D’Agosto, Anders Holm
How to Get Away with Murder: Tom Verica
Identity: Mehcad Brooks, Manish Dayal
iZombie: Rose McIver, Nora Dunn
Jane the Virgin: Justin Baldoni, Yael Grobglas, Brett Dier, Andrea Navedo
Love Is Relative: Barry Rothbart
Madam Secretary: Katherine Herzer
Married: Regina Hall
Masters of Sex: Keke Palmer
The Messengers: Shantel VanSanten
More Time with Family: Nancy Lenehan
Mr. Robinson: Ben Koldyke
The Mysteries of Laura: Josh Lucas, Janina Gavankar
The Odd Couple: Wendell Pierce, Thomas Lennon
One Big Happy: Brandon Smith
Peaky Blinders: Noah Taylor, Charlotte Riley
Power: Diane Neal
The Pro: Jared Gilman
Proof: Jennifer Beals, Joe Morton, Annie Thurman
Ray Donovan: Andrea Bogart
Red Zone: Anthony LaPaglia
Saint Francis: Jeremy Luke
Scorpion: Eddie Kaye Thomas, Jadyn Wong, Elyes Gabel
Sea of Fire: Morgan Taylor Campbell
Selfie: John Cho
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll: Robert Kelly, Elizabeth Gillies
Supernatural: Bloodlines: Bryce Johnson
Teen Wolf: Mason Dye, Khylin Rhambo
Texas Rising: Christopher McDonald, Trevor Donovan
Your Family or Mine: Kyle Howard, Kat Foster, Danny Comden, Andrew Lees
Untitled David Marshall Grant medical soap: Nick Jandl, Cameron Scoggins
Untitled Martin Scorsese/Mick Jagger drama: Olivia Wilde, Max Casella, Jack Quaid, Juno Temple
Untitled Richard LaGravenese drama: Melissa George, Oded Fehr
Untitled Wall Street drama: Maggie Grace, Joseph Lyle Taylor, David Morse, Sophie Okonedo

(Image courtesy of ABC Family.)

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