Caffeine – September 22nd Edition

Happy Sunday, and happy Emmy day! Let’s go over some news before we all get distracted by awards.

Renewed: The Awesomes

Cancelled: King & Maxwell, Copper (though it may get a movie)

The last two episodes of Breaking Bad will be extra long.

The final season of Mad Men will be split, and the series will end in 2015.

Super Fun Night is actually going to air its second episode first.

Attention Scandal fans (or anyone wanting to catch up): ABC is airing a clip show narrated by Joshua Malina on October 3rd at 8/7c.

AMC is working on a Walking Dead spinoff.

Syfy has acquired Canadian werewolf show Bitten.

Ordered to series:
HBO: The Leftovers
TNT: Murder in the First

Pilot orders:
HBO: Dark comedy The Brink
Lifetime: Dystopian thriller The Lottery
VH1: Drama Hindsight

In development:
ABC: Family comedy Bagel Nation, telenovela adaptation Trust, a Paul Scheer family comedy, a Marvel Agent Carter series, a comedy about the silver lining of divorce, Hunchback of Notre Dame drama Esmeralda, a San Francisco detective drama, crime drama The Bounty
ABC Family: Jamie Lee Curtis horror drama The Final Girls
CBS: Counseling comedy Good Session, friendship comedy The 40s
CBS Studios: A Tiesto dance drama
Fox: Immigrant comedy Speak American, a family hip hop drama, FBI drama Unthinkable, male strip club drama The Whole Shebang from Jennifer Garner
NBC: Ken Jeong medical comedy Dr. Ken, romantic comedy A to Z, drama Ghost Projekt, sibling comedy My Parents Are Too F**king Happy, a celebrity chef comedy, drama Conspiracy, family comedy Bitch Off the ‘Ol Block, thriller Never Look Away, sibling comedy G’Uncle
Spike: A King Tut event series
Syfy: Bryan Singer monster drama Creature at Bay

Pilot directors:
Deliverance Creek: Jon Amiel

HBO pilot The Missionary is not going forward.

Powers Boothe and Robert Ray Wisdom will be recurring rather than regulars on Nashville this season.

Promoted to series regular:
Justified: Jere Burns
The Mindy Project: Adam Pally
True Blood: Bailey Noble

Guest stars!
Alpha House: Amy Sedaris, Cynthia Nixon, Wanda Sykes, Julie White
Beauty and the Beast: Paul Johansson, Blair Redford, Bryan Dechart
The Blacklist: Robert Knepper
Castle: Joelle Carter, James Carpinello
The Crazy Ones: Brad Garrett
CSI: Lea Thompson
Girls: Danielle Brooks
Intelligence: Thomas Arana
Killer Women: Melora Hardin, Beth Riesgraf
Mike & Molly: Susan Sarandon
Modern Family: Dana Powell
New Girl: Taye Diggs
Revolution: Matt Ross
Sleepy Hollow: James Frain
Suits: Stephen Macht
Super Fun Night: Jacki Weaver
Two and a Half Men: D.B. Sweeney
The Walking Dead: Vincent Martella
We Are Men: Melissa Claire Egan
Welcome to the Family: Rita Moreno

The Big Bang Theory: Bob Newhart
Community: LeVar Burton
The Good Wife: Nathan Lane
Major Crimes: Jon Tenney

Crossbones: Richard Coyle, Claire Foy, Tracy Ifeachor
The Fosters: Rosie O’Donnell
The Game: Danielle Nicolet
Gang Related: Saundra Santiago (replacing Maria Canals-Barrera)
HR: Will Kemp, Kellee Stewart
Jennifer Falls: Missi Pyle
Love Is Dead: Janina Gavankar, Khary Payton
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Ruth Negga
NCIS: Emily Wickersham
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland: Iggy Pop
Outlander: Roderick Gilkison
Penny Dreadful: Billie Piper, Helen McCrory, Danny Sapani, Simon Russell Beale
Resurrection: James Tupper
The Royals: Tom Austen
Saint George: David Zayas
Sleepy Hollow: John Noble
Those Who Kill: Michael Rispoli
Unreal: Shiri Appleby
The Walking Dead: Christian Serratos
Working the Engels: Kacey Rohl
You’re the Worst: Chris Geere, Aya Cash, Kether Donohue, Desmin Borges

(Image courtesy of BBC America.)

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