Caffeine – October 19th Edition

Happy Sunday! We’ve got another full-season pickup and a few renewals¬†…

Premiere dates:
November 21: Lilyhammer
December 15: Ascension

Picked up for a full season: Gotham

Renewed: Top of the Lake, Manhattan, American Horror Story, Doll & Em

DirecTV has picked up 20 more episodes of Kingdom.

Cancelled: The Lottery

Additional script orders: Selfie, Manhattan Love Story, Forever

Mulaney‘s episode order has been reduced.

Reelz is planning miniseries sequel The Kennedys – After Camelot, starring Katie Holmes.

BBC America will co-produce miniseries London Spy starring Ben Whishaw.

Comedy Mission Control has been canceled before it even premiered.

Pilot orders:
HBO: Steve McQueen’s Codes of Conduct starring Devon Terrell

In development:
ABC: A U.S. version of Moone Boy, gay soccer player comedy Men in Shorts, time travel comedy The Mighty Camilla, comedy Raising Adults
AMC: Rocket scientist drama Strange Angel
CBS: Drama Modern Gothic, a comedy based on In Good Company, a sibling comedy from Ed Helms, a defense attorney drama, legal thriller Black Widows, medical drama LFE, an R.J. Cutler police drama
Constantin Film: An adaptation of fantasy series The Mortal Instruments, a Resident Evil series
The CW: Charles Darwin drama Unnatural Selection, an adaptation of The Illusionist, prep school spy drama Cheerleader Death Squad, a U.S. version of British mystery The Town
eOne: Hostage drama Ransom
Fox: A comedy based on Monster-in-Law, a space race drama, a Courtship of Eddie’s Father remake
Fox TV Studios: A Ridley Scott Ebola series based on The Hot Zone
FX: A comedy from Tone Bell
NBC: A family comedy from Scott Silveri and Shana Goldberg-Meehan, comedy #PeopleAreTalking, autobiographical comedy Like Father, Like Son from Will Packer, a comedy starring Monica Potter from Ellen DeGeneres, a Rob Lowe family comedy, prison colony drama The Zone, an IT Crowd remake, a church comedy from Amy Poehler, a Marley & Me sequel, a female heart surgeon drama, a semi-autobiographical comedy from Armie Hammer, horror adaptation Shadowland, comedy The Spencer Tapes
Syfy: Futuristic espionage thriller Incorporated from Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, an adaptation of graphic novel Dark Matter

Leaving their shows:
The Good Wife: Archie Panjabi

Promoted to series regular:
The Following: Gregg Henry

Guest stars!
A to Z: Ray Parker Jr.
Blue Bloods: Victor Garber
Bones: Mindy Cohn
The Comeback: Seth Rogen
The Goldbergs: Allie Grant
Hannibal: Tao Okamoto
Madam Secretary: Sakina Jaffrey
Major Crimes: Zarah Mahler
Mom: Beverly D’Angelo, Colin Hanks
NCIS: Jamie Bamber
NCIS: New Orleans: Dean Stockwell
New Girl: Billy Eichner
Once Upon a Time: Rebecca Wisocky
Stalker: Alex Carter

Returns:
The Mentalist: M.C. Gainey, Tangie Ambrose
Scandal: Paul Adelstein

Casting:
The Americans: Frank Langella
Another Period: Christina Hendricks
Astronaut Wives Club: Evan Handler, Wilson Bethel
Bates Motel: Ryan Hurst
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Nick Cannon
Complications: Brent Sexton, Joseph Julian Soria
The Dovekeepers: Sam Neill
Falling Skies: Catalina Sandino Moreno
The Following: Hunter Parrish
Game of Thrones: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
House of Cards: Kim Dickens, Jenna Stern
Humans: William Hurt, Katherine Parkinson, Tom Goodman-Hill, Gemma Chan, Neil Maskell, Will Tudor, Emily Berrington, Rebecca Front, Colin Morgan
Justified: Duke Davis Roberts
Ken Jeong Made Me Do It: Marshall Allman, Bonnie Dennison, Justin Hires
Marilyn: Susan Sarandon
The Messengers: Jamie Bamber, Riley Smith
Mr. Robot: Martin Wallstrom
New Girl: Greta Lee
Nurse Jackie: Jeremy Shamos
Other Space: Joel Hodgson, Trace Beaulieu
Red Band Society: Jes Macallan
Self Promotion: Brian Jordan Alvarez, Ben Bledsoe, Derek Goh
South of Hell: Mena Suvari
The Walking Dead: Alexandra Breckenridge

(Image courtesy of Fox.)

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