Caffeine – November 30th Edition

Happy Sunday, and happy Thanksgiving weekend to our U.S. readers! It was a fairly slow news week, but let’s see what we’ve got …

Premiere dates:
January 27th: Sirens
January 28th: Suits

Hart of Dixie‘s season premiere has moved up to December 15th.

Picked up for a full season: Cristela

Renewed: Grantchester

Canceled: Matador, Members Only

The first season of Constantine will have thirteen episodes, but it is supposedly still in contention for a second season.

Fox is pulling Red Band Society off the schedule, though it is not officially canceled.

The unaired Selfie episodes will stream on Hulu Plus.

HBO has officially confirmed that Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch, and Kelly Reilly will star in True Detective.

The CBC has acquired ITV’s Chasing Shadows.

Ordered to series:
ITV: A Jekyll & Hyde drama

In development:
ABC: Legal drama Conviction from Viola Davis
NBC: Comedy #Winning

David E. Kelley is working on a limited series based on novel Big Little Lies, to star Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman.

Pilot directors:
Badlands: David Dobkin

Leaving their shows:
CSI: George Eads

Guest stars!
Astronaut Wives’ Club: Matt Lanter
Castle: Kamar de los Reyes
Downton Abbey: Alun Armstrong, Jane Lapotaire
Forever: Blair Brown
House of Lies: Steven Weber
Lost Girl: Eric Roberts, Noam Jenkins, Luke Bilyk, Amanda Walsh, Shanice Banton
Melissa & Joey: Fiona Gubelmann
New Girl: Meaghan Rath
Person of Interest: Blair Brown

Arrow: Bex Taylor-Klaus

Badlands: Emily Beecham, Sarah Bolger, Oliver Stark
Childhood’s End: Daisy Betts
Evil Men: Parminder Nagra, Jessalyn Gilsig
Faking It: Chloe Bridges
The Flash: Morena Baccarin’s voice
The Last Kingdom: Rutger Hauer, Alexander Dreymon, David Dawson, Emily Cox, Matthew Macfadyen, Ian Hart, Tobias Santelmann, Thomas W. Gabrielsson, Peter Gantzler, Joseph Millson, Alexandre Willaume, Rune Temte, Henning Valin Jakobsen
Marilyn: Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Mr. Robinson: Spencer Grammer, Lenora Crichlow
Orphan Black: James Frain, Kyra Harper, Earl Pastko, Ksenia Solo
Outsiders: Kyle Gallner
Pariah: Regina King
Queen of the South: Justina Machado
True Detective: Jon Lindstrom
Undateable: Bridgit Mendler
Zoo: Nonso Anozie
Untitled TNT Miami project: Dan Buran, Michael Stahl-David, Matt Barr

(Image courtesy of the CW.)

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