Caffeine – TV News – August 14th Edition

Happy Sunday! This week we’ve got the rest of the TV news from TCA, including a bunch of fall and winter premiere dates.

Premiere dates:
September 9th: One Mississippi
September 11th: Son of Zorn (preview)
September 16th: Fleabag, High Maintenance
September 23rd: Transparent
September 30th: Crisis in Six Scenes
October 14th: Goliath
October 28th: Good Girls Revolt
November 11th: Red Oaks
December 9th: Mozart in the Jungle
December 16th: Man in the High Castle
January 15th: Homeland
February 19th: Billions

Renewed: Zoo, Ray Donovan, Homeland (officially for seasons 7 and 8)

Thomas Gibson has been fired from Criminal Minds after an on-set altercation with a producer.

The Flash and Supergirl are getting a musical crossover!

Fox will air a crossover between New Girl and Brooklyn Nine-Nine in October.

The CW says they’re talking to Nina Dobrev about having her return for the end of The Vampire Diaries, but there’s nothing official yet.

Todd Slavkin and Darren Swimmer are the new Shadowhunters showrunners.

If you’re curious about this year’s CW episode counts: it looks like Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow, and Supernatural have about 22, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Originals, iZombie, and The 100 each currently have 13, and Reign has 16. Also: Jane the Virgin has 20 and The Vampire Diaries has 16.

Pilot orders:
Showtime: Frankie Shaw comedy SMILF
USA Network: 1960s Yale secret society drama The Tap

In development:
ABC: Relic heist drama Criminal from Greg Berlanti
CBS: A family comedy from Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, family comedy 9J, 9K, and 9L starring Mark Feuerstein
FOX: A comedy starring standup comedian Ms. Pat
Hulu: Global conspiracy thriller Obicera One from Carlton Cuse
NBC: A drama from Eric Charmelo and Nicole Snyder
Universal Cable Productions: George R.R. Martin superhero series Wild Cards

David O. Russell is developing a limited series with Julianne Moore and Robert De Niro.

Grant Morrison and Brian Taylor are writing Syfy’s Brave New World adaptation.

The Little Women and Friday the 13th reboots are not going forward at the CW.

Promoted to series regular:
Criminal Minds: Aisha Tyler

Guest stars:
2 Broke Girls: 2 Chainz
The Big Bang Theory: Dean Norris
Billions: James Wolk
Bull: Trieste Kelly Dunn
Empire: Mariah Carey
Hawaii Five-0: Chris Vance
Lucifer: Charisma Carpenter
NCIS: New Orleans: Wendie Malick
Timeless: Sean Maguire
You’re the Worst: Ben Folds

2 Broke Girls: Andy Dick
American Horror Story: Sarah Paulson
Law & Order: SVU: Vince Curatola
Pretty Little Liars: Chloe Bridges

The Affair: Irene Jacobs
American Woman: Mena Suvari
Arrow: Dolph Lundgren
The Breaks: Melonie Diaz, Sinqua Walls, Ali Ahn
The Comedy Get Down: Tawny Newsome
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Sarah Grey, Lance Henriksen
The Flash: Susan Walters, Grey Damon
Girls: Matthew Rhys
The Good Place: Tiya Sircar
Homeland: Hill Harper, Patrick Sabongui
Lucifer: Michael Imperioli
The Magicians: Arlen Escarpeta
Man Seeking Woman: Katie Findlay
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Parminder Nagra
Mating: Taram Killam
The Originals: Keahu Kahuanui
Outcast: M.C. Gainey, Madelyn Deutch, Hoon Lee
Pitch: Wendie Malick
Pretty Little Liars: Ava Allan
Riviera: Adrian Lester, Iwan Rheon, Lena Olin, Dimitri Leonidas, Roxanne Duran, Phil Davis
Roadside Picnic: Martin Donovan, Osi Okerafor
Safe House: Stephen Moyer, Zoe Tapper, Dervla Kirwan, Jason Watkins, Sunetra Sarker, Ashley Walters, Sacha Parkinson, Joel MacCormack
Supergirl: Sharon Leal
Time After Time: Jennifer Ferrin
Training Day: Christina Vidal
White Famous: Jay Pharoah

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