Caffeine – October 26th Edition

Happy Sunday! We’ve finally got our first new show cancellation for the season, but first, some good news …

Picked up for full seasons: The Flash and Jane the Virgin

Renewed: Z Nation

Cancelled: Manhattan Love Story, The Bridge

MTV has picked up an additional ten episodes of Faking It.

Additional scripts ordered: Red Band Society

ABC has ordered extra episodes of Black-ish, Castle, The Goldbergs, Grey’s Anatomy, The Middle, Modern Family, and Once Upon a Time. The latter’s extra episode will be part of a two-hour episode on November 16th.

CSI‘s episode order for this season has been reduced to 18.

And Fox has cut Mulaney‘s order to 13 episodes.

Starz’s Flesh and Bone will be a limited series.

Netflix Canada has ordered its first original series, Between.

New cable channel POP has picked up Canadian comedy Schitt’s Creek.

Ordered to series:
Fox: Horror anthology Scream Queens from Ryan Murphy
Lifetime: A Lizzie Borden limited series starring Christina Ricci

Pilot orders:
TBS: Deserted island comedy Wrecked

In development:
ABC: Millennial comedy The Big Hole, an adaptation of British legal drama Silk, Greg Garcia coming-of-age comedy Mr. Chris, an autobiographical comedy from NBA star Chris Paul, immigration comedy Totally Illegal, an adaptation of St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves, comedy The 3 Lives of Larry, family comedy Plus One, cop drama True Blue, conspiracy theory comedy The Greater Good, a modern Phantom of the Opera, medical comedy Family Practice, a semi-autobiographical Fortune Feimster comedy, jewel thief comedy The Finger starring Nick Frost, a Bachelor Party comedy, forensic accountant drama The Long Game, comedy No Angels, comedy Bookclub, drama The Erotic Silence of the American Wife
CBS: An undercover faux-family cop drama, medical drama Windward Clinic
Fox: A modern Frankenstein drama, comedy The Weatherman, an autobiographical basketball comedy based on Baron Davis, Archie comics drama Riverdale from Greg Berlanti, a Hitch comedy, legal drama Expert Witness
NBC: A witch comedy, drama Death Class from Jennifer Carpenter, a female buddy-cop dramedy, a Bewitched sequel, a Sebastian Maniscalco comedy

Pilot directors:
Billions: Neil Burger
The Walking Dead companion series: Adam Davidson
Untitled TNT cocaine drama: Mark Pellington

Promoted to series regular:
Grey’s Anatomy: Kelly McCreary
Silicon Valley: Jimmy O. Yang

Guest stars!
Bates Motel: Tracy Spiridakos
Black-ish: Ana Ortiz
Castle: Paul Ben-Victor, Krista Allen
Cougar Town: Cody Simpson
Hawaii Five-0: Rebecca Mader
House of Lies: Mary McCormack, Alicia Witt
iZombie: Percy Daggs III
Law & Order: SVU: Chad Coleman, Meagan Good
The Odd Couple: Lauren Graham
Scandal: Michael Trucco
Shameless: Annie Little
Sleepy Hollow: Michelle Trachtenberg
Suits: Tricia Helfer
Weird Loners: Willie Garson

Agent Carter: Lyndsy Fonseca
The Americans: Karen Pittman
Arrow: Vinnie Jones
Backstrom: Dale Dickey
Bates Motel: Kevin Rahm, Ryan Hurst
Billions: Damian Lewis, Paul Giamatti
Childhood’s End: Charles Dance
Colony: Amanda Righetti, Peter Jacobson, Alex Neustaedter, Gonzalo Menendez
Crime: Michael Kenneth Williams, Amara Karan, Jeannie Berlin, Glenne Headly
Empire: Courtney Love
The Flash: Roger Howarth
Full Circle: Terry O’Quinn, Stacy Keach, Chris Bauer, Rita Wilson, Brittany Snow, Patrick Fugit, David Koechner, Calista Flockhart, Eric McCormack, Kate Burton
The Good Witch: James Denton
Gotham: Morena Baccarin
Happyish: Steve Coogan
Haven: Jay “Christian” Reso
Mr. Robot: Christian Slater, Gloria Reuben
The Originals: Debra Mooney
Queen of the South: Alice Braga
Red Band Society: John Allen Nelson
Self Promotion: Lindsey Gort
Silicon Valley: Rebecca Creskoff
The Slap: Lucas Hedges, Penn Badgley
Sleepy Hollow: Max Brown
South of Hell: Lydia Hearst, Zachary Booth, Bill Irwin, Drew Moerlein, Lamman Rucker, Paulina Singer, Slate Holmgren, Lauren Velez
Switched at Birth: Bess Armstrong

(Image courtesy of the CW.)

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