Caffeine – October 21st Edition

Happy Sunday! First, a scheduling note: FOX’s schedule has changed several times this week because of baseball, but as of right now: Raising Hope, Ben & Kate, and New Girl will air on Tuesday. The Mindy Project will be back next week.

Premiere dates!
January 11: Banshee
January 13: Girls, Enlightened
January 14: Being Human

Renewed for season two: Copper.

NBC has cancelled Animal Practice. Whitney will replace it on November 14th.

A bunch of shows are getting more episodes: The Mindy Project is getting two. And ABC has ordered more episodes of Grey’s Anatomy, The Middle, Modern Family, and Castle.

They’re not pick-ups, but ABC ordered more scripts for Last Resort and 666 Park Avenue.

Private Practice will come to an end after the current thirteen-episode sixth season.

Happy Endings and Apt 23 are having a sort of crossover.

TNT has picked up L.A. Noir to series. And Hallmark has given its first scripted series order to Cedar Cove.

In development:
ABC has comedy Dirty Girls, a female detective drama, an adaptation of British comedy Rev, a 1970s family comedy, a comedy about a man and his nephew, a military medical drama and female buddy legal drama, an adaptation of Dutch drama Sea of Fire, a comedy about a cartoonist, a comedy about a divorced couple reuniting, a family dramedy soap, an office comedy, supernatural drama Beneath, and an elevator man comedy.
CBS has a supernatural New Orleans mystery, a relationship comedy, a brother comedy starring Kevin Connolly, murder drama Darkness Falls, drama Last Stop Savannah, and a spouses-turned-stepsiblings comedy.
The CW has a Boston concierge doctor drama and a Metropolis adaptation from Rob Thomas.
FOX has comedy Best Man, two aircraft carrier dramas, and a Gavin & Stacy adaptation.
Lifetime has a drama based on Jennifer Love Hewitt’s dating advice book, which is apparently a thing that exists.
NBC has a Craig Robinson music teacher comedy, drama Town and Gown, a drama about a criminal organization, a Rachel Zoe comedy, another attempt at comedy Life As I Blow It, a paranoraml restaurant drama, a supernatural medical drama, and a drama about writer’s block.
TNT has a Frankenstein show based on Dean Koontz’s novels.

Eek: Jennifer Esposito is on leave from Blue Bloods, and will be replaced by guest actresses including Megan Ketch.

Guest stars!
1600 Penn: Rory O’Malley
Apt 23: Kyle Howard
Body of Proof: Henry Ian Cusick
Bones: Vik Sahay
Criminal Minds: Brad Dourif
CSI: NY: David Fumero, Melissa Fumero
Defiance: Brian J. Smith
Emily Owens, M.D.: Samantha Ferris
Happy Endings: Briga Heelan
Hawaii Five-0: George Takei
Men at Work: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Kevin Corrigan
Modern Family: Jason Mantzoukas
Pretty Little Liars: Missy Franklin
Private Practice: Marisol Nichols, Deirdre Lovejoy
Raising Hope: Christopher Lloyd
Sons of Anarchy: Dave Navarro, Donal Logue
Warehouse 13: Polly Walker

90210: Abbie Cobb, Zachary Ray Sherman
American Horror Story: Dylan McDermott
Arrested Development: David Cross
Gossip Girl: Taylor Momsen, Connor Paolo

CSI: NY: James Read
Dallas: Kuno Becker, Ted Shackelford, Joan Van Ark
The Fosters: Jake T. Austin, Cierra Ramirez, Hayden Byerly, Danny Nucci
Glee: Jessica Sanchez
Hannibal: Gina Torres
Justified: Ron Eldard
King & Maxwell: Ryan Hurst
The Last Ship: Rhona Mitra
Legends: Brendan Fraser
Nashville: Wyclef Jean
Orange Is the New Black: Alysia Reiner
Phys Ed: Ryan Sypek, Kate Lang Johnson
Revenge: E.J. Bonilla
Veep: Kevin Dunn
Witches of East End: Tom Lenk
Untitled Mike Schur/Dan Goor cop comedy: Andy Samberg

(Image courtesy of BBC America.)

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