Caffeine – September 28th Edition

Happy Sunday! We’ve got our first fall schedule changes of the year, but first …

Premiere dates:
October 28: Benched
April 4: Outlander (second half of Season 1)

Renewed: Devious Maids, Dominion, Defiance

CBS has made a few schedule adjustments: The Big Bang Theory will continue to air double episodes (one new and one rerun) for the next three weeks. Mom is moving to Thursdays for fall (now premiering October 30th) and will return to Mondays on January 5th. And The Millers is moving to Monday (now premiering October 20th) and will return to Thursdays on January 8th.

The Flash and Jane the Virgin haven’t even premiered yet, but they’ve already gotten additional script orders.

AMC will co-produce Channel 4 series Humans.

Ordered to series:
Hulu: An adaptation of Stephen King’s 11/22/63 from J.J. Abrams
Syfy: Alien terrorist drama Hunters

Pilot orders:
CBS: A Tommy Johnagin comedy
TNT: Fantasy drama Lumen
USA Network: Telenovela adaptation Queen of the South

In development:
ABC: Comedy Follow Your Heart, a bookstore relationship drama, male nanny comedy Who’s Steve, a political thriller, comedic noir Felony Twins, a vigilante drama
CBS: A multigenerational family comedy
Entertainment One: An adaptation of Finnish fantasy series Nymphs
Cinemax: Frontier drama Trail of Blood
Fox: Comedy Crescent Heights
Lifetime: College drug drama The Lion and the Lamb
NBC: Musical comedy Tuned starring Zachary Levi, a Real Genius reboot, a celebrity pediatrician comedy, two comedies from John Krasinski, supernatural medical drama Maidenhead, security thriller Endgame
Spike TV: An adaptation of Kim Stanley Robinson’s Red Mars trilogy
Universal Cable Productions: Dystopian adaptation A Girl Called Fearless
USA Network: An adaptation of Blake Crouch’s Abandon

Jon Favreau and Kevin Misher are working on an NFL history drama.

Pilot directors:
Colony: Juan Jose Campanella

Young Ellis Grey on Grey’s Anatomy is now played by Sally Pressman instead of Sarah Paulson.

Guest stars!
2 Broke Girls: Lily Aldridge, Martha Hunt
Criminal Minds: Ian Nelson
Hot in Cleveland: Ernie Hudson
Last Man Standing: Patricia Richardson
The Millers: Molly Shannon
NCIS: New Orleans: Adam Rose
The Originals: Nina Dobrev
Shameless: Sasha Alexander
Sirens: Steve Schirripa, Jonathan Sadowski
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Adam Campbell
Web Therapy: Christina Applegate

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Craig Robinson
Ground Floor: Anna Camp

Agent Carter: Shea Whigham
Blunt Talk: Jacki Weaver
Colony: Josh Holloway
Empire: Gladys Knight
Galavant: Rutger Hauer
The Girlfriend Experience: Riley Keough
The Goldbergs: Noah Munck
Grace and Frankie: Ernie Hudson
Mad Dogs: Michael Imperioli
The McCarthys: John Ratzenberger
The Messengers: Sam Littlefield, Jessika Van
Strike Back: Michelle Yeoh, Dustin Clare, Will Yun Lee, James Wilby, Adrian Paul, Joseph Gatt, Christian Antidormi, Michael Bisping, Michael McElhatton, Max Beesley, Tim McInnerny, Leo Gregory, Mark Griffin, Wolf Kahler, Andrew Pleavin, Eliza Hope Bennett, Masa Yamaguchi
Tatau: Joe Layton, Theo Barklem-Biggs
True Detective: Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn confirmed, with Rachel McAdams rumored but not confirmed
Turn: Ksenia Solo
Veep: Jessie Ennis
The Walking Dead: Tyler James Williams
White City: Tim Peper, Mercedes Mason, Josh Pence
Your Family or Mine: Angela Kinsey

(Image courtesy of USA Network.)

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