Caffeine – October 12th Edition

Happy Sunday! We’ve got our first full-season pickups of the fall, but first, a few premiere dates . . .

Premiere dates:
November 15: Atlantis
December 7: The Librarians
January 16: 12 Monkeys
February 8: The Walking Dead (midseason premiere)
March 5: DIG

Twin Peaks is returning! A new limited series from David Lynch and Mark Frost will air on Showtime in 2016.

Picked up for full seasons: How to Get Away with Murder, black-ish

Renewed: Awkward (for a fifth and final season), The Game (for a ninth and final season), Transparent, Survivor’s Remorse, Black Sails, Under the Dome, Extant, The Walking Dead, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret

Cancelled: Unforgettable, Reckless

USA Network has given four more episodes to DIG.

The Mysteries of Laura and Constantine have had additional scripts ordered.

NBC was attempting a Say Anything follow-up series, but it was shelved after Cameron Crowe objected.

In similar news, ABC is working on an Uncle Buck remake, but the families of John Hughes and John Candy disapprove, so we’ll see what happens.

Signed, Sealed, Delivered is moving to Hallmark Movies & Mysteries (formerly Hallmark Movie Channel) and becoming a series of movies.

FX has ordered to series new anthology show American Crime Story from Ryan Murphy, starting with a season based on the O.J. Simpson trial.

In development:
ABC: Comedy Juvie, legal drama Pariah, marriage comedy To Max and Paige from Scott Foley, Greg Grunberg, and Shondaland, mother/daughter comedy Splitting the Difference, truck stop comedy Big Stop from Eric Stonestreet
Animal Planet: Animal zombie graphic novel adaptation The Other Dead
BBC: New Zealand crime drama Bay of Plenty
CBS: A Civil Rights crime drama based on James Patterson’s The Thomas Berryman Number, a female police detective drama from Patricia Cornwell, U.S. Marshal drama Bloodhounds, parenting comedy How Not to Calm a Child on a Plane from Will Arnett
The CW: Vigilante drama The Phoenix Project
DirecTV: Diamond trade drama Ice
Fox: A space drama, family dramedy Studio City, comedy 48 Hours Until Monday, brother comedy The Grinder, a St. Patrick limited series
IDW: Secret Service drama Cobb
Legendary TV: A Lost in Space reboot, a show based on game Myst
NBC: A supernatural anthology drama based on Hispanic folklore from Eva Longoria, an adaptation of the Junior Bender comedic crime novels from Eddie Izzard, comedy Back on the Farm from Krysten Ritter, a women’s magazine comedy from Cosmo, multi-generational couple comedy Take It from Us
Showtime: An In the Heat of the Night remake
Starz: Mystery drama The Disappearance
Syfy: A Five Ghosts adaptation

Pilot directors:
Shades of Blue: Barry Levinson

Stephen Collins’s upcoming return to Scandal has been cut because of the child abuse allegations against him.

Promoted to series regular:
The Knick: Michael Nathanson

Guest stars!
Baby Daddy: Aisha Dee
The Blacklist: Peter Fonda
Blue Bloods: Mike Pniewski
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Sandra Bernhard, Stephen Root
Castle: Tyler Hilton
Chicago P.D.: Michael Park
Faking It: Nicholas Brendon
Forever: Jane Seymour
Getting On: Alia Shawkat, Jayma Mays, Mary Kay Place, Carrie Preston, Betty Buckley, Lynn Cohen, Jean Smart
Granite Flats: Parker Posey, George Newbern
Grimm: Will Rothhaar
Jane the Virgin: Paulina Rubio
Melissa & Joey: Valerie Harper
The Mentalist: Rob Belushi, Derek Phillips
Nashville: Anthony Ruvivar
New Girl: Lisa Bonet
Pretty Little Liars: Lauren Tom, Oliver Kieran Jones, Anne-Marie Johnson, Elizabeth McLaughlin
Sons of Anarchy: Charisma Carpenter
Suits: Troian Bellisario
Workaholics: Ben Stiller

Da Vinci’s Demons: Paul Rhys
Parenthood: Jason Ritter

Blunt Talk: Dolly Wells
Bosch: Sarah Clarke, Christina Ferraro
Colony: Sarah Wayne Callies
The Custom of the Country: Scarlett Johansson
The Flash: Andy Mientus, Victor Garber
The Good Wife: David Krumholtz
Gotham: Makenzie Leigh
Grimm: Brian Letscher
The Man in the High Castle: Geoffrey Blake, Joel de la Fuente, Michael Rispoli
Mozart in the Jungle: Makenzie Leigh
Narcos: Maurice Compte, Ana De La Reguera
Other Space: Bess Rous
Powers: Justice Leak
Public Morals: Brian Dennehy, Neal McDonough
Self Promotion: Alexandra Krosney, Nicole Bloom
Sin City Saints: Malin Akerman, Tom Arnold, Andrew Santino
The Slap: Thomas Sadoski, Makenzie Leigh
White City: Ellen Woglom
Your Family or Mine: Cynthia Stevenson

(Image courtesy of ABC.)

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