Caffeine – November 16th Edition

Happy Sunday! Let’s start with some December and January scheduling news¬†…

Premiere dates:
December 24th: The Wrong Mans
January 6th: Pretty Little Liars, Switched at Birth
January 14th: Melissa & Joey, Baby Daddy
January 16th: The Fall
January 19th: The Fosters, Chasing Life

The Melissa & Joey and Baby Daddy Christmas specials will air on December 10th.

Peaky Blinders has been renewed for season three, and Netflix will carry it in the U.S.

Also renewed: Homeland, The Affair, Saving Hope, Graceland

Fox has ordered six more episodes of The Mindy Project.

CBS has ordered two more scripts for The McCarthys.

Cancelled: The Millers, Perception, Franklin & Bash

Fox has moved Mulaney to Sundays at 7:30pm.

Netflix is apparently in negotiations to pick up Longmire for a fourth season.

Rocky Carroll will direct an episode of NCIS.

Amazon has officially announced its next pilot slate.

Ordered to series:
Netflix: Epic royal drama The Crown
Starz: Ash Vs. Evil Dead
SundanceTV: 1980s drama Hap and Leonard

Pilot orders:
USA Network: Supernatural drama Evil Men starring Dallas Roberts and Clifton Collins

In development:
ABC: Legal procedural Emma Cavendish
CBS: Con man drama Sneaky Pete, a Texas political drama
Fox: A family comedy about a single mom and her ex-grifter father
IFC: Comedy Gigi’s Bucket List starring David Krumholtz as a grandmother
Kaplan Entertainment: An adaptation of true crime book Tinseltown
NBC: Cruise ship comedy Port of Miami, a reboot of sci-fi thriller Frequency

AMC is not going forward with pilot We Hate Paul Revere.

Pilot directors:
Queen of the South: Charlotte Sieling

Guest stars!
The Blacklist: Ron Perlman
Chicago Fire: Richard Roundtree
Criminal Minds: Ben Savage
Cristela: Roseanne Barr
The Good Wife: Rachael Harris, Chris Elliott
Marry Me: Nia Vardalos
The McCarthys: Alyson Hannigan
The Mindy Project: Lee Pace
Sirens: Wayne Knight

Returns:
Arrow: Colin Donnell

Casting:
The Americans: Julia Garner
Aquarius: James Martinez
Between: Jesse Carere
Community: Paget Brewster, Keith David
The Crown: Claire Foy
Dig: Melinda Page Hamilton
Happyish: Bradley Whitford (replacing Rhys Ifans), Kathryn Hahn
The Last Ship: Inbar Lavi
The Lizzie Borden Chronicles: Jessy Schram, Jonathan Banks
Melissa & Joey: Greer Grammer
Nashville: Nick Jandl
Outsiders: Thomas M. Wright
Revenge: Tommy Flanagan
Shannara: Poppy Drayton
The Strain: Samantha Mathis, Lizzie Brochere
True Detective: Lolita Davidovich, James Frain
Zoo: James Wolk
Untitled TNT Miami drug trade drama: Elizabeth Perkins, Kristen Hager, Kelsey Siepser, Adria Arjona, Oscar Jaenada

(Image courtesy of ABC Family.)

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