Caffeine – May 8th Edition

Good morning and Happy Mother’s Day to the mothers who are reading this!

Renewed: Bones, Fairly Legal.

Not yet renewed: Brothers and Sisters, which may have to be shorter and have less Calista Flockhart.

Sad, but to be expected: After the sudden death of lead actress Elisabeth Sladen, The Sarah Jane Adventures are over.

USA Network had its upfronts this week and unveiled an extensive development slate. Read about it here.

Unexpected guest star news of the week: Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly will play a murder suspect on Rizzoli & Isles. Huh. They’re also getting Jacqueline Bisset for an arc.

Seth Gilliam will guest star in the season finale of The Good Wife. Justified‘s Raymond J. Barry is headed to Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Camilla Luddington of Lifetime’s William & Kate movie will have a recurring part on Californication. Mark Moses will guest star on Covert Affairs and Jonathan Silverman on White Collar. Molly Ringwald will guest star on Psych.

Steven Bochco is developing a drama project with Showtime.

Aaron Sorkin pilot update: Looks like Marisa Tomei is out and Emily Mortimer is in, at least this week.

FX has cast Charles S. Dutton in its new show Powers.

American Horror Story adds Taissa Farmiga and Evan Peters.

Do we care that Scott Baio has a new series at Nick at Nite? Well, now you know.

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