Caffeine – May 18th Edition

Happy Sunday! Big news! The five networks have announced their fall scheduling grids. (Premiere dates will come later.) Take a look: ABC (scroll to the bottom of that page), CBS, the CW, FOX, NBC.

Premiere dates:
June 24: Tyrant
June 25: Wilfred
July 9: The Bridge
July 13: The Strain
July 17: Married, You’re the Worst
July 27: Manhattan
August 8: The Knick

Renewed: Parenthood (for a final season)

Canceled: Legit, Chozen, The Michael J. Fox Show, Men at Work

Parks and Recreation‘s seventh season will be its last.

The How I Met Your Mother spinoff is not going forward at CBS.

Two and a Half Men will end after season twelve.

The third season of Major Crimes has been expanded to 19 episodes, and the second season of Sleepy Hollow will have 18 episodes.

Michael Weatherly has officially signed on for more NCIS.

David Tennant, Olivia Colman, and more are returning for the second season of Broadchurch, thank goodness.

Picked up to series:
SundanceTV: Police workplace satire Babylon

In development:
CW: Another Supernatural spinoff
Showtime: Pro athlete drama Dope, an adaptation of Icelandic drama World’s End, comedy Yank
SundanceTV: A modern Rip van Winkle drama

TBS and TNT have announced their new development slate.

New EPs & showrunners:
Empire: Ilene Chaiken
NCIS: New Orleans: Jeffrey Lieber

Leaving their shows:
Mission Control: Michael Rosenbaum
The Odd Couple: Georgia King, Sarah Baker

Promoted to series regular:
Arrow: John Barrowman
Gotham: Cory Michael Smith, Victoria Cartagena, Andrew Stewart-Jones
Orange Is the New Black: Adrienne C. Moore
The Vampire Diaries: Michael Malarkey

Guest stars!
Devious Maids: Gilles Marini
The Flash: Stephen Amell
Franklin & Bash: Jaime Ray Newman

The Vampire Diaries: Matt Davis

Girls: Marin Ireland
Hysteria: T.R. Knight
Knifeman: Tom Hollander, Daniel Mays
Marco Polo: Joan Chen
One Child: Donald Sumpter, Elizabeth Perkins
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Jane Krakowski

(Image courtesy of FX.)

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