Caffeine – October 13th Edition

Happy Sunday! Lots of news as the fall season kicks into gear . . .

Renewed: Teen Wolf (with an after show), The Fosters

Picked up for full seasons: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

A bunch of new shows have had additional scripts ordered: Night Shift, Dads, The Originals, The Tomorrow People, Reign

CBS has cancelled We Are Men. 2 Broke Girls is moving to 8:30 and Mike & Molly will return on November 4th at 9:00.

Fox has cut its order for Us & Them back to six episodes; they say the episodes will air at some point, but this means the show is effectively cancelled before it starts. They have also decided against airing their new animated show Murder Police.

NBC has acquired Greg Poehler’s Welcome to Sweden.

Devious Maids has added some new producers.

Series orders:
FX: World War II miniseries Telemark
National Geographic: Act of Valor
PBS & BBC: An adaptation of historical novels Wolf Hall and Bringing Up the Bodies

Pilot orders:
ABC: Paranormal comedy Strange Calls
Comedy Central: Checked Out
USA: Complications, The Novice, Rush

In development:
ABC: Modern Arthurian drama Excalibur, Bad Robot comedy Main Street, historical drama Bright Young Things, conspiracy drama Allegiance, an adaptation of Peruvian comedy My Problem with Women, comedies Let’s Pretend This Never Happened and Related, My Fair Lady-inspired comedy Selfie, a single mom comedy, a Kevin Hart comedy, Anthony Anderson comedy Blackish
CBS: FBI drama Real Deal, crime drama Jigsaw, a comedy produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, a Greg Berlanti comedy about moms, drama Generation Next
Cinemax: Arctic drama Blood & Ice
The CW: Roanoke-inspired Mars drama Colony
Fox: Road trip drama Brazilianaires, a stepbrother comedy, divorce comedy My Ex Life, romantic comedy All Business, fishmonger comedy School of Fish, drama The End, legal drama Trial of the Century, a Jake Johnson-produced comedy
Lifetime: Wizard of Oz drama Blood Red Road
NBC: Justin Long comedy The Younger Man, time travel drama Lighthouse, an adaptation of British comedy Cuckoo, comedy Fifth Wheel, a 1960s NASA comedy, a Meg Ryan comedy, a Sophia Grace and Rosie comedy, a Remington Steele reboot, supernatural drama Strange Fiction, mystic/detective drama The Edge, an Ed Helms-produced comedy, a Bert Kreischer comedy
Showtime: Musical comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Syfy: Whitley Strieber adaptation Hunters
TNT: Greg Berlanti assassination drama President X
TV Land: A workplace comedy

Pilots not going forward:
A&E: Occult
Comedy Central: Schlub Life, Bad Advice from My Brother

Pilot directors:
12 Monkeys: Jeffrey Reiner
Hindsight: Michael Trim
The Lottery: Danny Cannon
The Outlaws: Jay Chandrasekhar
Unreal: Roger Kumble
Work Mom: Ted Wass

Teo Halm‘s character has been cut from Girl Meets World.

Richard Belzer will no longer be a regular on Law & Order: SVU.

Guest stars!
Blue Bloods: Aida Turturro
Castle: Annie Wersching
Community: Paget Brewster, Robert Patrick, Ben Folds, Kumail Nanjiani
The Crazy Ones: Ashley Tisdale
CSI: Jordin Sparks
The Goldbergs: Tom Cavanagh, Jennifer Irwin
Hot in Cleveland: Chris Elliott, Sarah Hyland
Ironside: Robert Forster, Lou Diamond Phillips
Killer Women: Paola Turbay, Aisha Hinds
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Titus Welliver
The Michael J. Fox Show: Fred Weller
The Mindy Project: Jenna Elfman
Ravenswood: Ashley Benson

Community: Brie Larson
Grey’s Anatomy: Hector Elizondo

The After: Sharon Lawrence, Andrew Howard, Arielle Kebbel, Jaina Lee Ortiz
Ballers: Troy Garity
The Blacklist: Amir Arison
Bosch: Amy Price-Francis
Chosen: Chad Michael Murray, Brandon Routh, Sarah Roemer
Dallas: AnnaLynne McCord
Deliverance Creek: Lauren Ambrose
Eye Candy: Victoria Justice
Fargo: Kate Walsh, Joey King, Josh Close, Bob Odenkirk, Glenn Howerton, Oliver Platt
The Following: Bambadjan Bamba
Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce: Beau Garrett
Girls: June Squibb
Helix: Jeri Ryan
Hemlock Grove: Madeline Brewer, Madeleine Martin
House of Lies: T.I.
HR: Peter Jacobson
The Money: Ray Liotta, Mamie Gummer, John Carroll Lynch, Rosemary Harris, Billy Magnussen, Ruth Negga, Morgan Spector, Tracee Chimo
Orphan Black: Michiel Huisman, Peter Outerbridge, Ari Millen
The Outlaws: Natalie Zea
Reckless: Bess Armstrong
Salem: Ashley Madekwe
Switched at Birth: Max Adler, Sandra Bernhard
Teen Wolf: Ryan Kelley
The Vampire Diaries: Michael Malarkey
The Walking Dead: Michael Cudlitz, Josh McDermitt
Witches of East End: Enver Gjokaj

(Image courtesy of ABC Family.)

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