Caffeine – TV News – December 13th Edition

Happy Sunday! Before things slow down for the holidays, this week’s TV news includes some exciting renewals, premiere dates, and more.

Premiere dates!
January 5: The Haves and the Have Nots
January 8: Love Thy Neighbor
January 21: London Spy
January 22: Mad Dogs
February 12: Bitten (on Space in Canada; no Syfy date yet)
March 30: The Path

Syfy will air a sneak peek of the first episode of The Magicians on Wednesday, December 16 at 10/9c. Without commercials!

Renewed: The Blacklist, Homeland, The Affair, Wayward Pines, Grace and Frankie

Canceled: Cedar Cove

Both Bitten and The Leftovers will have third and final seasons.

NBC has ordered five more episodes of Chicago Med.

Contrary to previous reports, Sylvester Stallone will not be involved with the new Rambo series after all.

Adam Scott Buck will showrun Marvel’s Iron Fist, which is next up after Luke Cage.

Creator Chad Hodge will no longer run Wayward Pines.

Ordered to series:
BBC Two: Shakespeare comedy Upstart Crow
Fox: Police shooting event series Shots Fired
Spike: Sci-fi adaptation Red Mars
TNT: Dramas Good Behavior starring Michelle Dockery and Animal Kingdom starring Ellen Barkin

In development:
ABC: Family comedy White Sheep, an adaptation of British comedy The Job Lot
Amazon: 1980s Hollywood comedy LA82
AMC: Joe Hill adaptation NOS4A2
Armada Partners: A U.S. Coast Guard scripted series
CBS: James Patterson legal drama Now You See Her, family law firm comedy Bob’s Your Uncle
Fox: Father/daughter college comedy Live & Learn, a dance drama from Julianne Hough, medical drama Juarez General
FX: A dirty female-driven “you can’t go home again” comedy from Alison Bennett and Stephen Falk, an adaptation of novel Join Me from Stephen Falk, Martin Luther King Jr. assassination drama Hellhound on His Trail from Noah Hawley, caper Hot Rock from Noah Hawley
HBO: Jihadi drama The Recruiters from Kathryn Bigelow
NBC: 1891 musical drama Voice of the City, Army Ranger veteran drama Miracle Man, a 1990s Los Angeles dance drama, family comedy Us & Him
USA Network: Docu-style crime drama 8 Years Lost
Vince Gerardis: Adventure drama The 4th Kingdom

Fox is not moving forward with its Urban Cowboy pilot.

Guest stars!
The Blacklist: Tony Shalhoub
Broad City: Hillary Clinton
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Katey Sagal
Dr. Ken: Joel McHale, Danny Pudi
Elementary: Richard Kind
Jane the Virgin: Diego Boneta
Madam Secretary: Kate Burton
Nashville: Meg Steedle
New Girl: Sam Richardson, Elizabeth Berkley Lauren
Rosewood: Jessica Morris
Telenovela: Ricardo Chavira

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Bradley Whitford

American Gothic: Justin Chatwin, Megan Ketch
Aquarius: Cameron Deane Stewart
Big Little Lies: Shailene Woodley, Adam Scott, Laura Dern, Zoe Kravitz
Containment: Miles Doleac
Emerald City: Joely Richardson
The Flash: Tone Bell
Gotham: Melinda Clarke
Imaginary Friend: Megan Neuringer, Brandon Scott, Alex Newell
Lopez: Maronzio Vance
Nashville: Alicia Witt
Untitled Dan Fogelman birthday pilot: Susan Kalechi Watson
Untitled Lee Daniels girl group pilot: Queen Latifah, Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny, Brittany O’Grady, Benjamin Bratt

(Image courtesy of BBC America.)

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