Caffeine – March 1st Edition

Happy March! We’ve got tons of pilot casting, but first¬†…

Premiere dates:
April 13th: TURN
April 17th: The Messengers
June 25th: Under the Dome
June 30th: Zoo
July 1st: Extant

Renewed: Broadchurch, How to Get Away with Murder, Baby Daddy

OWN has ordered more episodes of several Tyler Perry shows.

Ordered to series:
TBS: A family road trip comedy from Samantha Bee and Jason Jones
WGN America: Underground Railroad drama Underground starring Christopher Meloni, Aldis Hodge, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Jessica De Gouw

The CW has acquired British comedy Dates.

In development:
The CW: An Arrow/The Flash spinoff starring Brandon Routh, Victor Garber, Caity Lotz, and Wentworth Miller
HBO: Gloria Steinem miniseries Ms. starring Marisa Tomei
ITV: A reboot of The Saint
Sony Pictures Television: Jodie Foster reincarnation comedy Charlie
Sony TV: Eileen Ford drama Model Woman
Universal TV: Comic adaptation Sex Criminals

Pilot directors:
The Half of It: James Burrows

Thania St. John will write the TV adaptation of Anne Rice’s Sleeping Beauty books.

Joel Gretsch has left MTV’s Scream.

Guest stars!
The Bastard Executioner: Matthew Rhys
Castle: Reiko Aylesworth, Ricardo Chavira
Glee: Andrew Rannells
The Mindy Project: Laura Dern
Supergirl: Helen Slater, Dean Cain
Under the Dome: Marg Helgenberger

Returns:
Criminal Minds: Marc Vann

Casting:
The 46 Percenters: Angela Kinsey, Nazneen Contractor
48 Hours ‘Til Monday: Jane Curtin, Rob Riggle, Merrin Dungey, Sarah Chalke
The Adversaries: Terry O’Quinn
The Advocate: Kim Raver
American Horror Story: Hotel: Lady Gaga
The Bastard Executioner: Stephen Moyer, Katey Sagal, Kurt Sutter, Lee Jones
Blunt Talk: Ed Begley Jr., Mary Holland, Karan Soni, Romany Malco
Boom: Rebecca Rittenhouse, India de Beaufort
Cheerleader Death Squad: Gia Mantegna
Chicago Fire: Eric Mabius
Chicago Med: Oliver Platt
Code Black: Melanie Kannokada, Maggie Grace
Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life: James Earl
Cordon: Chris Wood, David Gyasi, Christina Moses, Kristen Gutoskie
Cuckoo: Flula Borg
Dead People: Andrew J. West
Doubt: Elliott Gould
Dr. Ken: Suzy Nakamura, Tisha Campbell-Martin
Endgame: Wesley Snipes
Family Fortune: Parker Young, Lacey Chabert
For Justice: Phylicia Rashad
Game of Silence: Bre Blair, Conor O’Farrell, Demetrius Grosse
The Girlfriend Experience: Riley Keough
Heart Matters: Melissa George, Dave Annable
How We Live: Andrea Anders, Sam Huntington, Briga Heelan
Jane the Virgin: Rachel DiPillo
The King of 7B: Craig Ferguson
The Kingmakers: Colm Feore
L.A. Crime: Erika Christensen, Taissa Farmiga, Darrell Britt-Gibson
LFE: Annie Funke
Life in Pieces: James Brolin
Lucifer: Tom Ellis
Minority Report: Laura Regan, Meagan Good, Stark Sands
Mix: Walter Perez
People Are Talking: Brooke Ishibashi
Problem Child: Erinn Hayes
Quantico: Aunjanue Ellis, Dougray Scott, Priyanka Chopra
Runner: Paula Patton, Adam Rodriguez, Brent Sexton
Scream Queens: Niecy Nash, Lucien Laviscount
Shades of Blue: Ray Liotta, Drea de Matteo, Warren Kole, Vincent Laresca
Sneaky Pete: Margo Martindale, Peter Gerety
Strange Calls: Danny Pudi, Daniel Stern, Allison Miller, Aliyah Royale
Supergirl: Calista Flockhart, Chyler Leigh, David Harewood
Unveiled: Liam McIntyre, Will Kemp, Connie Nielsen
War and Peace: Gillian Anderson, Jim Broadbent, Brian Cox, Ken Stott, Rebecca Front, Kenneth Cranham, Aneurin Barnard, Tuppence Middleton, Callum Turner, Jessie Buckley
Warrior: Rila Fukushima
Untitled Aseem Batra pilot: Michael Cassidy
Untitled Dan Savage comedy: Noah Galvin
Untitled Dana Klein comedy: Brian Austin Green, Liza Lapira
Untitled Jenna Bans thriller: Joan Allen, Alison Pill
Untitled Judah Miller comedy: Megan Hilty
Untitled NBA comedy: Blondy Baruti, Laura Steinel, Ving Rhames, Matthew Glave
Untitled Sarah Silverman pilot: Jack Davenport, Kerri Kenney, Mark Cohen
Untitled Suzanne Martin pilot: Stacy Keach, Patrick Warburton
Untitled Tommy Johnagin comedy: JoAnna Garcia Swisher

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