Caffeine – September 18th Edition

Happy Emmy Day, everyone! Make sure you come back in a few hours to chat with us while you watch. In the meantime, catch up on all of the week’s news …

Renewed! Covert Affairs, Royal Pains, Necessary Roughness, Make It or Break It.

Got its back twelve: The Lying Game.

Cancelled: The Nine Lives of Chloe King, State of Georgia.

Bones might be getting a few extra hours. And David Boreanaz will be super busy, because he’s also directing The Finder.

ABC is coming ever closer to being The Shonda Rhimes Network.

John Wells has not one, not two, but four new shows in the works.

The CW seems serious about this Sex and the City prequel. Will I feel compelled to watch all of the original first? Probably.

USA Network has ordered its first two sitcom pilots. Will they be as awesome as their dramas? We’ll see.

Look, yet another Western!

A circus soap? Interesting. (Also a medical dramedy blah blah whatever.)

Some popular properties may be getting new TV show treatment: Hannibal Lecter, The Spectre, Source Code, another Jekyll and Hyde, Beauty and the Beast, ping pong, Sherlock Holmes.

ABC Family is into drill teams and hackers. And babies. Oh look, CBS has hackers, too.

MTV has some new stuff that sounds MTV-like.

Other people with new shows in the works: Ayelet Waldman, Bill Lawrence, Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi, Conan O’Brien, Jennifer Lopez, Tom Clancy, Jim Belushi, Kyle Bornheimer, Ethan Hawke & Vincent D’Onofrio, Snoop Dogg, Courteney Cox & David Arquette, Jennifer Garner, Amy Sherman-Palladino.

Guest stars!

90210: Vinny Guadagnino.

American Horror Story: Eric Stonestreet.

Chuck: Beau Garrett, Rebecca Romijn.

CSI: Miami: Diane Farr.

CSI: NY: Olivia Crocicchia.

Free Agents: Rachael Harris.

Happy Endings: Fred Savage.

Hawaii Five-0: Tania Raymonde, Annie Wersching.

Hot in Cleveland: Laura San Giacomo.

House: Michael Nouri, Wentworth Miller.

The Playboy Club: Javier Colon.

Private Practice: Wes Brown.

Psych: Lou Gossett, Jr., Sara Rue.

Ringer: Nicole Gale Anderson.


The Good Wife: Michael J. Fox, Carrie Preston.

Hot in Cleveland: John Mahoney.

Two and a Half Men: Jenny McCarthy.

The Vampire Diaries: Stephen Martines.


American Horror Story: Sarah Paulson.

Bones: Andrew Leeds.

Dallas: Ken Kercheval.

Dumb Girls: Christine Evangelista, Xosha Roquemore, Josh Kelly, Nico Evers Swindell.

The Good Wife: Romany Malco.

House of Lies: Richard Schiff.

I Hate My Teenage Daughter: Wendi McLendon-Covery.

NCIS: Cheryl Ladd.

Up All Night: Blythe Danner.

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