Caffeine – TV News – February 26th Edition

Happy Oscar day! Let’s catch up on the week’s TV news before we get totally distracted by the movies.

Premiere dates:
March 8th: Ripper Street, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
April 7th: The Get Down – Part II
April 16th: Veep
April 19th: Fargo
April 30th: American Gods

Renewed: The Mick, Lethal Weapon, Star, SIX

Cancelled: Doubt

Hulu has now officially ordered ten episodes of Stephen King/J.J. Abrams series Castle Rock.

Pilot directors:
The Beast: Stephen Hopkins
Redliners: Jason Ensler

Ordered to series:
Acorn/BBC One: Working mother drama Love, Lies & Records

In development:
Mammoth Screen: Historical British spy drama M
Penchant Entertainment: Supernatural thriller The Scrawl
USA Network: A Suits spinoff starring Gina Torres
WGN America: Jack Daniels drama Blood and Whiskey from Aaron Paul
Will Packer/Paulist Productions: A miniseries based on novel The Innocence of Joan Little

Promoted to series regular:
Beyond: Eden Brolin

Guest stars:
Blindspot: Ronda Rousey
Broad City: Steve Buscemi
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Jack Turner
Dr. Ken: Dan Harmon
Grace & Frankie: Peter Gallagher
NCIS: Bruce McGill
Young & Hungry: Tim Rock

Elementary: Ophelia Lovibond
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Brett Dalton
The Vampire Diaries: Melinda Clarke

Ballers: Emayatzy Corinealdi
Behind Enemy Lines: Marg Helgenberger
Berlin Station: Keke Palmer
Black Lightning: Cress Williams
Charlie Foxtrot: Swoosie Kurtz, Ana Ortiz
Controversy: Austin Stowell
The Crossing: Sandrine Holt
Curb Your Enthusiasm: Lauren Graham
Distefano: Chazz Palminteri
Dynasty: Robert Christopher Riley
Empire: Demi Moore
For God and Country: Anne Heche, Hadi Tabbal, Demetrius Grosse
The Get: Emayatzy Corinealdi, Brad Garrett
Gone: Danny Pino
The Good Doctor: Freddie Highmore, Nicholas Gonzalez
The Good Fight: Nyambi Nyambi
The Gospel of Kevin: Jason Ritter
Household Name: Timothy Omundson
Insatiable: Debby Ryan, Erinn Westbrook, Michael Provost
Instinct: Naveen Andrews, Daniel Ings
Jack Ryan: Marie-Josee Croze
Katrina: American Crime Story: Matthew Broderick
LA -> Vegas: Dylan McDermott
Life Sentence: Dylan Walsh, Gillian Vigman, Brooke Lyons
Linda from HR: Lauren Graham
Lopez: Rain Valdez
Marvel’s Inhumans: Iwan Rheon
Mayans MC: John Ortiz, JD Pardo
Me, Myself and I: Brian Unger
Perfect Citizen: Lenny Platt
Raised by Wolves: Georgia King
Ray Donovan: Graham Rogers, Michel Gill
Real Life: Rebecca Rittenhouse
The Resident: Manish Dayal, Bruce Greenwood, Matt Czuchry
Reverie: Dennis Haysbert, Kathryn Morris
The Sackett Sisters: Bradley Whitford
Searchers: Zane Holtz, Alex McGregor
Singularity: Damon Wayans Jr.
Somewhere Between: Devon Sawa, JR Bourne
Spaced Out: Brett Goldstein
StartUp: Ron Perlman
Thin Ice: Trond Fausa, Dan Gill
Unit Zero: Rob Huebel
Unsolved: Josh Duhamel, Jimmi Simpson, Bokeem Woodbine
Valor: Charlie Barnett
The Woman in White: Ben Hardy, Jessie Buckley, Dougray Scott, Charles Dance, Olivia Vinall, Art Malik, Joanna Scanion, Vicki Pepperdine, Riccardo Scamarcio
Untitled Alan Ball HBO drama: Tim Robbins, Joe Williamson, Andy Bean
Untitled CBS family cop drama: David Castaneda
Untitled CBS hate crimes pilot: Brad William Henke
Untitled CBS Navy SEAL pilot: Neil Brown Jr.
Untitled Daveed Diggs political comedy: Lea Michele
Untitled Kourtney Kang pilot: Paula Abdul
Untitled Matt Nix Marvel pilot: Jamie Chung
Untitled Reba McEntire drama: Emily Rose, Saamer Usmani, W. Earl Brown
Untitled Seth Meyers high school comedy: Mary Sohn
Untitled Shondaland legal drama: Susannah Flood, Wesam Keesh, Hope Davis, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Rege-Jean Page
Untitled Warren Leight medical drama: Paola Lazaro, Matthew James Thomas

(Image courtesy of BBC America.)

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