Caffeine – TV News – January 31st Edition

I hope you’re in the mood to read about pilot orders this Sunday, as we’ve got a ton of them in this week’s TV news. But first, a long-awaited announcement …

The Gilmore Girls revival at Netflix is finally officially official!

Season 2 of Stitchers will premiere on March 22nd.

Renewed: Billions, House of Cards

Cancelled: Finding Carter

Creator Beau Willimon is leaving House of Cards.

Ordered to series:
Crackle: Tech drama Start Up starring Adam Brody and Martin Freeman
E!: Hollywood drama The Arrangement
eOne: Assisted suicide drama Mary Kills People

Pilot orders:
ABC: Misfit friendship comedy Chunk & Bean, logic-related family comedy Square Roots, soccer comedy Dream Team, legal drama Conviction, 1970s Model Wars soap Model Women, Kevin Williamson time travel drama Time After Time, alternate history drama Spark, a legal drama from Reese Witherspoon, Cuban Macbeth drama The Death of Eva Sofia Valdez, Shondaland wedding comedy Toast, an untitled gender-swapped Will & Grace, small-town mayor comedy Hail Mary, Gabriel Iglesias semi-autobiographical comedy The Fluffy Shop, crime drama Notorious, comedy The Second Fattest Housewife in Westport
CBS: Football comedy The Kicker, magazine comedy The Great Indoors
The CW: A Frequency reimagining, a Kevin Wiliamson parapsychology drama, modern Archie Comics series Riverdale, historical supernatural drama Transylvania, romantic comedy No Tomorrow, an untitled Roanoke-on-Mars drama
Fox: Tech billionaire police drama A.P.B., Williamson/Plec FBI drama Recon, medical procedural Zoobiquity
Hulu: Supernatural drama Citizen, coming-of-age thriller When the Street Lights Go On

In development:
ABC: Historical event series Watergate
Showtime: An adaptation of Super Sad True Love Story from Ben Stiller

Pilot directors:
Time: Neil Marshall
Untitled Adam F. Goldberg imaginary friend comedy: Shawn Levy

Guest stars!
Code Black: Odell Beckham Jr., Beau Bridges, Cameron Boyce
Dr. Ken: Jim Rash
The Flash: Allison Paige
Law & Order: SVU: Anthony Ramos, Daveed Diggs
Life in Pieces: J.B. Smoove, Martin Starr
Major Crimes: Julie Ann Emery
New Girl: Sonequa Martin-Green
Reign: John Barrowman

Gotham: Jada Pinkett Smith
Legends of Tomorrow: Stephen Amell

24: Legacy: Corey Hawkins, Miranda Otto
American Gods: Ricky Whittle
American Gothic: Virginia Madsen
Fear the Walking Dead: Daniel Zovatto, Arturo Del Puerto
The Infamous: Bokeem Woodbine
The Interestings: Gabriel Ebert
The Jury: Archie Panjabi
Lopez: Alexie Gilmore
Marvel’s Most Wanted: Delroy Lindo
Mr. Robot: Grace Gummer
The Originals: Taylor Cole
Outlander: Sophie Skelton
Queen Sugar: Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Kofi Siriboe, Omar J. Dorsey
A Series of Unfortunate Events: Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes
Shut Eye: KaDee Strickland
Six: Dominic Adams
The Strain: America Olivo
UnREAL: Monica Barbaro, Denee Benton, Michael Rady, Gentry White
Untitled Kevin James comedy: Taylor Spreitler
Untitled Matt Hubbard comedy pilot: Chris Smith, Elizabeth Ho
Untitled Woody Allen Amazon series: Woody Allen, Elaine May, Miley Cyrus

(Image courtesy of Showtime.)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *