Caffeine – March 3rd Edition

Happy Sunday! Boy, do we have a lot of pilot casting news this week. But first, some premiere and finale dates . . .

Premiere dates:
March 26: The Game, Let’s Stay Together
April 29: Warehouse 13
May 20: The Goodwin Games
May 27: Mistresses
June 3: Teen Wolf

Finale dates:
April 8: The Carrie Diaries (as previously reported)
April 26: Touch
April 29: Bones, The Following
May 7: Hart of Dixie, New Girl, The Mindy Project
May 9: Glee
May 13: 90210
May 15: Arrow, Supernatural
May 16: The Vampire Diaries, Beauty and the Beast
May 17: Nikita
May 24: Cult

Drop Dead Diva is back from the dead.

Renewed: Lost Girl, Archer

Cancelled: Zero Hour, 90210 (at the end of the season)

Cult is moving to Fridays.

BBC One and BBC America have announced the cast and plot details for their upcoming drama The Musketeers.

Pilot orders:
Comedy Central: Bad Advice from My Brother

In development:
FX: Action/horror drama Lucas Stand
Starz: A ballroom dancing drama from Julianne and Derek Hough

Pilot directors:
Do It Yourself: James Widdoes
Jacked Up: Fred Savage

Pilot showrunners:
Gothcia: Tara Butters & Michele Fazekas
Intelligence: Rene Echevarria

Siobhan Finneran is leaving Downton Abbey.

Guest stars!
90210: Prince Michael Jackson, The Goo Goo Dolls
Anger Management: Lindsay Lohan
Bones: Joanna Cassidy
Dexter: Rhys Coiro
Elementary: Jill Flint
Hot in Cleveland: Carol Burnett, Tim Conway
Melissa & Joey: Trevor Donovan
Nashville: Susan Misner, Jay Hernandez
NCIS: Jamey Sheridan
The New Normal: Mary Kay Place
Perception: DJ Qualls
Southland: Shaquille O’Neal
Teen Wolf: Ian Nelson

Arrested Development: Ben Stiller
Downton Abbey: Shirley Maclaine
How I Met Your Mother: Jayma Mays, Becki Newton
New Girl: Dermot Mulroney
Sons of Anarchy: Jimmy Smits (as a regular), Donal Logue
Supernatural: Misha Collins (as series regular)

Alpha House: Clark Johnson
American Horror Story: Kathy Bates
Assistance: Zach Cregger
Backstrom: Dennis Haysbert
Bad Management: David Spade, Rachael Harris
Believe: Delroy Lindo, Sienna Guillory, Jamie Chung, Johnny Sequoyah
Betrayal: Hannah Ware
Beverly Hills Cop: Christine Lahti
Big Thunder: Ana De La Reguera
Blacklist: Megan Boone
Blink: John Benjamin Hickey, Johnny Simmons
Bloodline: Chris Zylka
Boardwalk Empire: Brian Geraghty, Ron Livingston
Boomerang: Anthony LaPaglia, Michael Stahl-David, Patrick Heusinger
Brenda Forever: Da’Vine Joy Randolph
Camp: Rachel Griffiths, Nikolai Nikolaeff, Rodger Corser, Tim Pocock
The Carrie Diaries: Nadia Dajani, Noelle Beck
Company Town: Merle Dandridge, Arjun Gupta, Dondre Whitfield
The Crazy Ones: Hamish Linklater, Amanda Setton
Delirium: Jeanine Mason, Daren Kagasoff
Do It Yourself: Melora Hardin
Doubt: Greg Grunberg
Downton Abbey: Julian Ovenden, Tom Cullen, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Dame Harriet Walter, Joanna David, Nigel Harman
Enlisted: Chris Lowell, Parker Young
Friends & Family: Alexis Bledel
Friends with Better Lives: Brooklyn Decker
The Gabriels: Angela Kinsey
Gang Related: Jay Hernandez
Gothica: Tracie Thoms, Janet Montgomery
Ground Floor: John C. McGinley
Halt and Catch Fire: Lee Pace, Mackenzie Davis
Hatfields & McCoys: Patrick Flueger, Sophia Bush, Rebecca De Mornay
Holding Patterns: Chyler Leigh
Hostages: Billy Brown, James Naughton
How the Hell Am I Normal: Troy Gentile
HR: Alicia Silverstone
The Hundred: Eliza Taylor, Marie Avgeropoulos
Intelligence: Marg Helgenberger
Ironside: Brent Sexton, Pablo Schreiber
The Joneses: Max Deacon
Keep Calm and Karey On: Jane Seymour, Majandra Delfino
Killer Women: Marta Milans
The Killing: Andrew Jenkins
Lucky 7: Stephen Louis Grush, Summer Bishil, Anastasia Phillips, Christine Evangelista, Lorraine Bruce
Masters of Sex: Allison Janney
Middle Age Rage: Will Sasso, Melanie Leishman
Murder in Manhattan: Annie Potts, Enver Gjokaj, Brendan Hines
The Onion Presents: The News: Chris Masterson
The Ordained: Audra McDonald
Oxygen: Grey Damon
Reckless (ABC): Parminder Nagra, Patrick Fugit
Reckless (CBS): Cam Gigandet, Michael Gladis
Reign: Celina Sinden, Toby Regbo
The Returned: Frances Fisher, Devin Kelley
Rita: Rafi Gavron, Anisha Nagarajan, Colin Salmon, Robbie Kay
Scandal: Melinda McGraw
Second Sight: Erik Jensen
The Selection: Michael Malarkey, Celia Massingham
The Sixth Gun: Laura Ramsey, W. Earl Brown, Graham McTavish, Aldis Hodge
Sleepy Hollow: Tom Mison
Spy: Moshe Kasher
Super Clyde: Justine Lupe
Surgeon General: Beth Riesgraf, Katherine McNamara
To My Future Assistant: Brittany Snow, Stephen Root
The Tomorrow People: Madeleine Mantock
Turn: Jamie Bell
Two and a Half Men: Mikaela Hoover
Two Wrongs: Kelli Garner
The Unauthorized Greg Garcia Project: Mary Elizabeth Ellis, JB Smoove
The Vatican: Anna Friel
Venice: Michael Graziadei, Lincoln Lewis
Welcome to the Family: Mary McCormack, Ella Rae Peck, Aramis Knight
Wild Blue: Will Rothhaar, Josh Salatin, Alano Miller
Untitled Craig Robinson pilot: Larenz Tate, Amandla Stenberg
Untitled J.H. Wyman pilot: Michael Ealy
Untitled Jim Gaffigan pilot: Tongayi Chirisa
Untitled John Luguizamo pilot: Luke Ganalon
Untitled John Mulaney pilot: Martin Short
Untitled Rand Ravich thriller: Gillian Anderson, Rachael Taylor, Lance Gross, Halston Sage
Untitled Robert Padnick/Greg Daniels pilot: Adhir Kalyan
Untitled Sean Hayes pilot: Samantha Isler, Lindsay Sloane

(Image courtesy of Syfy.)

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