Caffeine – TV News – January 8th Edition

Welcome back and happy 2017! Let’s catch up on all the TV news we missed over the holidays.

Premiere dates:
February 20th: Bates Motel
February 21st: The Detour
February 22nd: Major Crimes
May 31st: Kingdom

Renewed: Shameless, Shooter, Fuller House, The Man in the High Castle, Those Who Can’t

Canceled: Girl Meets World, Blunt Talk

NBC and CBS have moved things around a bit to accommodate President Obama’s farewell address this coming Tuesday.

CBS has ordered additional episodes of Kevin Can Wait, Man with a Plan, and The Great Indoors.

Homeland fans, the season premiere is already streaming if you want to see it early.

The Mick is getting another special Sunday airing on January 15th.

Archer is moving to FXX with its upcoming eighth season.

Eric Overmyer is taking over as showrunner for The Man in the High Castle.

Morten Tyldum will direct the first episode of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan.

The Cruel Intentions reboot is finally officially dead.

Hulu has acquired Hard Sun for the U.S. market.

Ordered to series:
Viceland: Comedy What Would Diplo Do? from James Van Der Beek

In development:
AMC: Dark comedy On Becoming a God in Central Florida starring Kirsten Dunst
The CW: A Charmed prequel series
Epix: Comedy Picture Paris starring Meg Ryan
NBC: Immigration workplace comedy We the People starring Anjelah Johnson, a multi-generational Latino male comedy from Paul Rodriguez and Cheech Marin

Promoted to series regular:
The Catch: John Simm

Guest stars:
Criminal Minds: Tatum O’Neal
Dark/Web: Zelda Williams, Gabriel Luna, Hannah Marks, Cassi Thomson, Molly Hagan, Graham Sibley
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Matt Angel
The Detour: Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Laura Benanti, Jeffrey Vincent Parise, Max Casella
Elementary: James Kyson
Modern Family: Victor Garber.
The Path: Melanie Griffith
Portlandia: Abbi Jacobson, Laurie Metcalf, Judy Greer, The B-52s, Rachel Dratch, Maria Bamford, Ryan Hansen, Andy Richter, Jessica St. Clair
The Vampire Diaries: Alexandra Chando

Once Upon a Time: JoAnna Garcia Swisher
Supergirl: Brit Morgan, Frederick Schmidt
Teen Wolf: Matthew Del Negro

24: Legacy: Gerald McRaney
Absentia: Angel Bonnani, Neil Jackson, Cara Theobold, Bruno Bichir, Ralph Ineson
Criminal Minds: Harold Perrineau
Disjointed: Michael Trucco
Fargo: David Thewlis, Michael Stuhlbarg, Scoot McNairy, Shea Whigham, Karan Soni, Fred Melamed, Thomas Mann
The Handmaid’s Tale: Alexis Bledel
Hard Sun: Jim Sturgess, Agness Deyn
Haunted: Steve Kazee, David Alpay, DeVaughn Nixon
Homeland: Bradford Anderson
Man with a Plan: Valerie Harper, Stacy Keach
Mr. Mercedes: Ann-Margret
Outcast: Briana Venskus
Supergirl: Peter Gadiot
Timeless: Jim Beaver
Untitled Alan Ball series: Sosie Bacon, Daniel Zovatto, Raymond Lee, Jerrika Hinton

(Image courtesy of A&E.)

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