Caffeine – November 2nd Edition

Good morning! I hope (most of) you remembered to set your clocks back! Let’s get to the news …

Picked up for full seasons: The Mysteries of Laura, Madam Secretary, Stalker, Scorpion, NCIS: New Orleans

Renewed: Cedar Cove

Canceled: A to Z, Bad Judge, The Divide

PBS has picked up the second season of British comedy Vicious. Yay!

AMC will air the BBC John Le Carre miniseries The Night Manager starring Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston.

The Doctor Who season finale will be a special extended episode.

Fox has ordered an extra episode each of Brooklyn Nine-Nine and New Girl.

You may be relieved to hear that the Game of Thrones cast has signed on for season seven.

HBO is doing a Hello Ladies TV movie.

Ordered to series:
Hulu: Jason Reitman comedy Casual
MTV: A Scream reboot
Netflix: A Richie Rich comedy series
TNT: Sharon Stone action drama Agent X

Pilot orders:
HBO: Mike White’s Mamma Dallas
TNT: Monster drama Breed

In development:
ABC: An adaptation of French PI drama Risk, comedy Unfunctional, drama American Marriage, detective drama Nola Hart from Kyle Killen, an adaptation of British crime series Wire in the Blood
CBS: A Limitless sequel series, a male friendship comedy, a firefighter comedy written by and starring Geoff Stults, a public health drama
The CW: Apocalyptic drama The Magellan, Mark Harmon-produced historical Shakespeare’s Sisters
Fox: Political drama POTUS, a medical drama based on nonfiction book Zoobiquity, comedy Marsha Goes to Jail, contemporary Peter Pan drama The League of Pan, a telekinesis froyo comedy from Ben Affleck and Matt Damon
FX: Sci-fi comedy Daedalus 6
HBO: A Kyra Sedgwick comedy about a former nun
The Jackal Group: Supernatural mystery Horrorstor
NBC: An untitled best friends comedy, a drama based on Lindsay Lohan’s lawyer
Paramount TV: An American Gigolo adaptation
TBS: An untitled comedy from Jason Jones and Samantha Bee

AMC is not moving forward with pilots Knifeman and Galyntine.

Guest stars!
American Horror Story: Freak Show: Lily Rabe, Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka
The Expanse: Jonathan Banks, Paulo Costanzo, Jay Hernandez
Forever: Robbie Sublett, Katie Paxton, Hilarie Burton
Hawaii Five-0: Sarah Jane Morris
Major Crimes: Tuc Watkins, Billy Burke
NCIS: New Orleans: Diane Neal
Red Band Society: Bella Thorne
Sirens: The Miz

Agent Carter: Meagen Fay
The Colony:
Tory Kittles
CSI: Cyber:
Hayley Kiyoko
The Expanse:
Dominique Tipper, Wes Chatham, Cas Anvar
The Flash:
Malese Jow
House of Lies:
Fred Melamed
Jane the Virgin:
Judy Reyes
Kelli Garner
The Night Shift:
Adam Rodriguez
Red Band Society:
Adrian Lester
Max Gail
Brian Doyle-Murray
The Slap:
Uma Thurman (replacing Mary-Louise Parker)
True Detective: All unconfirmed by the network:
Taylor Kitsch, Kelly Reilly, Michael Irby, Abigail Spencer, Leven Rambin

(Image courtesy of CBS.)

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