Caffeine – October 20th Edition

Happy Sunday! Lots of news on the fate of new shows this week, but first . . .

Premiere dates:
December 29: Call the Midwife Christmas special
January 2: Community
January 8: Chicago P.D.
January 10: Banshee
January 12: Girls, True Detective, Looking

Renewed: Franklin & Bash

Cancelled: Ironside, Welcome to the Family

Picked up for full seasons: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Mom, The Crazy Ones, The Millers

ABC has ordered more scripts for The Goldbergs and Trophy Wife, as has NBC for Sean Saves the World.

George Eads will return to CSI next month.

Ordered to series:
BBC America: Thriller Intruders
Fox: Ancient Egypt series Hieroglyph
MTV: Happyland, Faking It
Netflix: A psychological thriller about adult siblings

Pilot orders:
NBC: Cult drama Babylon Fields

In development:
ABC: Comedy Terrible People, an adaptation of Dutch series Sea of Fire, 1960s drama The Astronaut Wives’ Club, an adaptation of YA series Beta, comedy Permanent Vacation, a Philip Marlowe adaptation, black widow soap Sins, an adaptation of Argentine series Los Roldan, a Las Vegas drama, legal drama The Law of Attraction
CBS: Comedy The Man’s Guide to Love, a drama procedural based on Walter O’Brien, a Cisco Kid retelling, medical drama The Three Behrs, legal drama Blackwood, America Ferrera nun drama Damascus, paranormal dramas The Shrine and Black Oak
Chernin Entertainment: An adaptation of Norwegian show Mammon
The CW: A sibling terrorist drama, military drama Boots
Discovery: Mob drama The Five Families
Fox: Comedy Freelancers, adventure drama Atlantis, a Shawn Ryan 1957 Hawaii drama, an odd couple comedy and animated comedy Massholes, a businessman family comedy
NBC: A Susan Sarandon/Eva Amurri Martino mother/daughter comedy, comedy And Lies I Tell My Daughter, a megachurch drama, pharmaceutical thriller Empowered

Juliet Rylance will not appear on The Good Wife after all.

Promoted to series regular:
The Mentalist: Rockmond Dunbar

Guest stars!
The Good Wife: Victor Garber, Hunter Parrish
Hannibal: Amanda Plummer
The Night Shift: Luke MacFarlane
The Originals: Shane Coffey
Switched at Birth: Alec Mapa
Welcome to the Family: Yvette Nicole Brown

The Americans: Margo Martindale
Arrow: Seth Gabel
How I Met Your Mother: James Van Der Beek

The After: Louise Monot, Sam Littlefield
The Americans: Aimee Carrero
Babylon: Brit Marling, James Nesbitt
The Black Box: David Chisum, Siobhan Williams, Laura Fraser
Crossbones: David Hoflin, Yasmine Al Massri
The Fosters: Garrett Clayton
Game of Thrones: Struan Rodger
The Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce: Paul Adelstein
Hannibal: Martin Donovan
Jennifer Falls: Jessica Walter, Nora Kirkpatrick, Joel David Moore
Once Upon a Time: Marilyn Manson’s voice
Outlander: Lotte Verbeek, James Fleet, Laura Donnelly
Revolution: Christopher Cousins
Salem: Seth Gabel
Shameless: Nick Gehlfuss, Emily Bergl
Sleepy Hollow: Amandla Stenberg
Young and Hungry: Aimee Carrero

(Image courtesy of PBS.)

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