Caffeine – November 23rd Edition

Happy Sunday! We’ve got a whole bunch of winter and spring premiere dates this week.

Premiere dates:
December 8th: Mike and Molly
December 23rd: Mozart in the Jungle
January 7th: Empire, Hindsight
January 8th: Archer, Portlandia
January 9th: Glee
January 14th: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Man Seeking Woman
January 20th: Justified
January 22nd: Backstrom
January 28th: The Americans
February 8th: Better Call Saul
March 1st: The Last Man on Earth, Secrets and Lies
March 2nd: The Following
March 5th: American Crime
March 20th: Mr. Selfridge
March 26th: Bones
March 29th: Call the Midwife
March 31st: Weird Loners

Season finale dates:
January 21st: American Horror Story: Freak Show
February 26th: How to Get Away with Murder

NBC has pulled its Bill Cosby project because of the ongoing rape allegations against Cosby.

Cancelled: Sullivan & Son, Hot in Cleveland

The BBC has ordered a new Luther miniseries. And there’s a Fox remake in the works as well.

Netflix is bringing back Longmire for a fourth season.

Netflix has also picked up Tina Fey’s formerly-NBC comedy The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for two seasons.

Peter Capaldi will indeed return for more Doctor Who.

Jim Rash and Nat Faxon will direct an episode of Community.

Ordered to series:
BBC: Autism drama The A Word, Scottish murder drama One of Us, alternate history drama SS-GB
FX: Tom Hardy historical revenge drama Taboo
HBO: Sci-fi show Westworld
Hulu: Billy Eichner comedy Difficult People
ITV: Sean Bean drama The Frankenstein Chronicles

In development:
ABC: A comedy adaptation of Jenny Mollen’s I Like You Just the Way I Am, comedy Forever 31, comedy Grandma Dearest, ballet drama Vamp
Fox: An adaptation of comic strip Jump Start, graphic novel adaptation Global Frequency, a Rob Riggle adaptation of Austrian series Braunschlag
FX: Jack the Ripper series From Hell
HBO: Historical drama Cortes, an adaptation of Vietnam War book The Long Gray Line

Pilot directors:
The Bastard Executioner: Paris Barclay

Leaving their shows:
The Mindy Project: Adam Pally

Promoted to series regular:
Marry Me: Dan Bucatinsky
The Originals: Yusuf Gatewood

Guest stars!
Community: Martin Mull, Lesley Ann Warren
Cougar Town: Cindy Crawford
The Following: Allison Mack
Forever: Billy Baldwin
Happyish: Ellen Barkin
Jane the Virgin: Cheech Marin
Marry Me: Rob Riggle, Natasha Leggero
The McCarthys: Jane Kaczmarek
NCIS: New Orleans: Callie Thorne
Revenge: Sebastian Pigott
Review: Allison Tolman
Weird Loners: Katie Aselton

The Mentalist: Joshua Bitton
Parks and Recreation: Rob Lowe, Rashida Jones, Jon Hamm

The Bastard Executioner: Katey Sagal
Childhood’s End: Mike Vogel, Osy Ikhile, Ashley Zukerman
Codes of Conduct: Paul Dano
Elementary: Stuart Townsend
The Expanse: Chad Coleman, Jared Harris, Kristin Hager, Shawn Doyle
The Following: Michael Ealy
Haven: William Shatner
Homeland: Victoria Clark
Once Upon a Time: Merrin Dungey
Orphan Black: Justin Chatwin
Outcast: Philip Glenister, Reg E. Cathey, Julia Crockett, Wrenn Schmidt, Kip Pardue
Silicon Valley: Chris Diamntopoulos
True Detective: Christian Campbell, Michael Hyatt, Yara Martinez, Adria Arjona, Riley Smith
Veep: Hugh Laurie
Zoo: Nora Arnezeder

(Image courtesy of Amazon.)

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