Caffeine – March 23rd Edition

Happy Sunday! We’ve got a whole bunch of finale dates, renewals, and pilot casting.

Premiere dates:
May 28: Rogue
July 13: Masters of Sex, Ray Donovan

Finale dates:
March 31: How I Met Your Mother, Intelligence
April 11: The Neighbors
April 14: Mom
April 17: The Crazy Ones, Scandal
April 25: Last Man Standing
May 4: Resurrection
May 5: 2 Broke Girls
May 7: CSI
May 8: Two and a Half Men
May 9: Hawaii Five-0, Blue Bloods
May 11: Once Upon a Time, Revenge
May 12: Castle
May 13: NCIS, NCIS: LA, Person of Interest, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Goldbergs, Trophy Wife
May 14: Criminal Minds, Suburgatory, Nashville
May 15: The Big Bang Theory, The Millers, Elementary, Grey’s Anatomy
May 18: The Good Wife, The Mentalist
May 19: Mike and Molly
May 21: The Middle, Modern Family, Mixology

White Collar has been renewed for what will probably be a six-episode final season.

Also renewed: Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D., Grimm, Parks and Rec (officially), Melissa & Joey, Baby Daddy

The Comeback may be . . . coming back.

Game of Thrones hasn’t technically been renewed yet, but the showrunners have signed on for two more seasons.

Chris Colfer is writing an episode of Glee.

Anna Fricke will run Hieroglyph.

Ordered to series:
FX: Billy Crystal/Josh Gad show The Comedians
IFC: Comedy American Storage
Netflix: Jane Fonda/Lily Tomlin series Grace and Frankie
Sony: Drama Powers, based on the graphic novel, to be produced for PlayStation
USA Network: Medical dramas Rush and Complications

Pilot orders:
ABC Family: Dramas Recovery Road and Unstrung
TV Land: Comedy Teachers produced by Alison Brie

Pilot Alice in Arabia was also picked up by ABC Family, but has already been scrapped due to the general outcry about how racist and Islamophobic it sounded.

In development:
Amazon: Relationship comedy Kismet
Fremantle: A Hunchback retelling called Ugly
IFC: Comedies
Westside and The Bank
TBS: Stay-at-home dad comedy Jackass of All Trades from John Krasinski

Pilot directors:
Drumline 2: A New Beat: Bille Woodruff
Feed Me: Michael Trim
How I Met Your Dad: Rob Greenberg

Pilot Taxi-22 has been rolled to next season.

Guest stars!
2 Broke Girls: Hal Linden
Arrow: Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes
Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D.: Amanda Righetti
Covert Affairs: Michael A. Goorjian
Criminal Minds: Brian Baumgartner
CSI: Treat Williams
Dead Boss: David Cross
Franklin & Bash: Kevin McKidd, Creed Bratton
Girl Meets World: Rider Strong, Betsey Randle, William Russ
Hot in Cleveland: Queen Latifah, Ken Jeong
How and Why: Catherine Keener
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Patton Oswalt

Grey’s Anatomy: Caterina Scorsone

Agatha: Daniel Henney
Astronaut Wives Club: Desmond Harrington
Believe: Mia Vallet
The Bridge: Franka Potente
Cosmopolitan: Shaun Evans
Cristela: Terri Hoyos, Roxana Ortega, Carlos Ponce, Andrew Leeds, Sarah Halford
Dead Boss: Rachel Dratch
Ellen More or Less: Michael Liu
Empire: Macy Gray
Exposed: Ben Barnes
Feed Me: Debra Monk, Ethan Peck, Ed Quinn, Hart Bochner
Flesh and Bone: Vanessa Aspillaga
Good Session: Tracey Ullman
Grimm: Jacqueline Toboni
Hand of God: Garret Dillahunt, Alona Tal
How and Why: Sally Hawkins
Hysteria: Mena Suvari
Identity: Patricia Wettig
iZombie: Ruhul Kohli
Jane the Virgin: Ivonne Coll
Laughs Unlimited: Melonie Diaz
Love Is Relative: Jason Jones
Man Seeking Woman: Eric Andre, Britt Lower, Maya Erskine
Manhattan: David Harbour
Marry Me: Dan Bucatinsky
Masters of Sex: Betsy Brandt
The Messengers: Craig Frank
Mission Control: Leah Renee
The Odd Couple: Lindsay Sloane, Georgia King
One Big Happy: Rebecca Corry
Power: Victor Garber, Sonya Walger
Ray Donovan: Brian Geraghty, Heather McComb
Red Zone: Kim Dickens, Kevin Rahm, Samantha Mathis
Saint Francis: Sharon Gless
Salvation: Danny Huston
Save the Date: Jay R. Ferguson
Scorpion: Katharine McPhee, Ari Stidham
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll: Sainty Nelson, Elaine Hendrix
State of Affairs: Alfre Woodard, Leslie Odom Jr., Tommy Savas, Adam Kaufman, Sheila Vand
Texas Rising: Cynthia Addai-Robinson
Tooken: Sara Chase, Lauren Adams
Under the Dome: Dwight Yoakam
The Winklers: Judith Light
Untitled barbershop comedy: Ryan Pinkston, Mike Castle, Matt Cook
Untitled David Marshall Grant medical drama: Ashton Holmes, Anna Brewster
Untitled Kevin Williamson pilot: Victor Rasuk, Maggie Q
Untitled Kyle Chandler drama: Sam Shepard
Untitled Richard LaGravenese pilot: Britne Oldford

(Image courtesy of USA Network.)

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