Caffeine – March 29th Edition

Let’s get right to the big news of the week: Fox is officially reviving The X-Files!

Premiere dates:
May 31st: Halt and Catch Fire
July 12th: Ray Donovan, Masters of Sex
July 19th: Welcome to Sweden
August 5th: Mr. Robinson, The Carmichael Show

The History Channel has renewed Vikings.

Downton Abbey is officially ending with season six.

HBO has cancelled Looking, though they say they’ll air some sort of final special.

Showtime will air the Happyish pilot after the Shameless season finale on April 5th.

Ordered to series:
ABC Family: Comedy Kevin from Work
Hulu: Faith-centered family drama The Way from Jason Katims
NBC: A Coach revival
Showtime: Paul Giamatti/Damian Lewis drama Billions

In development:
Fox: A Nasim Pedrad comedy
History: Knights Templar drama Knightfall from Jeremy Renner and Jeff Pinkner
IFC: Comedy Start Making Sense
Legendary TV: An adaptation of comic book series Lazarus

Not going forward:
TBS: Quality Time

NBC’s Monica Potter comedy pilot is being rolled.

TNT is redeveloping their Miami drug trade drama.

Promoted to series regular:
Bosch: Madison Lintz
Tyrant: Cameron Gharaee

Guest stars!
Happyish: James Deen
Heroes Reborn: Masi Oka
The Mysteries of Laura: Melissa Joan Hart
New Girl: Taran Killam
The Night Shift: Timothy Busfield, Melissa Gilbert
Scandal: Emily Bergl
Silicon Valley: Evan Spiegal, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss

Supernatural: Jim Beaver

American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson: Connie Britton
American Horror Story: Hotel: Chloe Sevigny
American Odyssey: Allison Mack
Black Sails: Ray Stevenson
Casual: Frances Conroy, Nyasha Hatendi
Cedar Cove: Colin Ferguson
Chasing Life: Krysta Rodriguez
Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life: Maureen Sebastian
The Curse of the Fuentes Women: Trace Lysette
Delores & Jermaine: Ernie Hudson
Detour: Affion Crockett
The Devil You Know: James Marsters
Dominion: Nic Bishop, Simon Merrells, Christina Chong, Olivia Mace, Luke Tyler
Dr. Del: Lolita Davidovich, David Clennon, Charlie Shotwell, Gil Birmingham, David Selby, Chris Mulkey, David Andrews, Joseph Lyle Taylor
Family Fortune: Chris Redd
Fantasy Life: Chris McDonald
Fargo: Bruce Campbell
Happyish: Michael Zegen
Heart Matters: JLouis Mills
The King of 7B: Ione Skye
Living on Video: Corbin Bernsen
Manhattan: William Petersen
Nashville: Rex Linn
Preacher: Joseph Gilgun
Pretty Little Liars: Dre Davis
Ray Donovan: Aaron Staton
Stitchers: Oded Fehr
Studio City: Chris Daughtry (recurring and writing music)
Super Clyde: Mark Addy
Supergirl: Owain Yeoman
Take It From Us: Chris Douglass
Uncle Buck: James Lesure, Aalyrah Caldwell
Untitled Dan O’Shannon pilot: Adam Brody
Untitled Morris Chestnut pilot: Gabrielle Dennis
Untitled Sarah Silverman pilot: Justin Kirk

(Image courtesy of Fox.)

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