Caffeine – TV News – March 20th Edition

Happy Sunday! This week’s TV news includes a bunch of spring and summer premiere and finale dates, renewals and cancellations of some favorite shows, and more.

Premiere dates!
April 12th: Game of Silence
April 25th: Mike & Molly
May 3rd: Person of Interest
May 22nd: Preacher
June 3rd: Outcast
June 13th: BrainDead
June 21st: Greenleaf
June 22nd: American Gothic
June 28th: Zoo
September 5th: Harley and the Davidsons

Finale dates:
March 31st: Life in Pieces
April 18th: Supergirl
April 25th: Scorpion
April 26th: Limitless
May 2nd: NCIS: Los Angeles
May 4th: Criminal Minds
May 6th: Blue Bloods
May 8th: Madam Secretary, The Good Wife, Elementary
May 12th: The Big Bang Theory, 2 Broke Girls
May 13th: Hawaii Five-0
May 16th: Mike & Molly
May 17th: NCIS, NCIS: New Orleans
May 19th: Mom
May 23rd: The Odd Couple
May 25th: Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
June 21st: Person of Interest
June 23rd: Rush Hour

Renewed: Better Call Saul, Shadowhunters, Outcast, Gotham, Vikings

Canceled: Person of Interest, Of Kings and Prophets

Greg Yaitanes will direct and executive produce Spike’s Red Mars adaptation.

New showrunners:
The Great Indoors: Chris Harris

Ordered to series:
BBC Two: 1840s medical comedy Quacks
CBC: Arctic mystery thriller The Council
Netflix: Joe Swanberg comedy anthology series Easy, comedy Santa Clarita Diet starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant

In development:
ABC Signature: A Calendar Girl escort novel adaptation from Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage
Amazon: A present-day civil war drama from Charles Randolph
HBO: Architecture drama High Rise
TV Land: A Heathers comedic anthology series
Universal Cable Productions: Spy thriller The Increment

There’s a drama about the 1970s New York Cosmos in the works.

SundanceTV has acquired Italian medical drama Gomorrah for the U.S.

CBS’s medical pilot Sensory has been pushed.

Promoted to series regular:
How to Get Away with Murder: Conrad Ricamora
Pretty Little Liars: Andrea Parker

Guest stars!
The Big Bang Theory: Judd Hirsch
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Dennis Haysbert
The Mindy Project: Greta Gerwig
NCIS: L.A.: Jack Griffo
Queen of the South: Rafael Amaya
Roadies: Rainn Wilson

black-ish: Deon Cole
Episodes: Andrea Savage
Prison Break: Amaury Nolasco, Robert Knepper, Rockmond Dunbar

American Gods: Emily Browning
APB: Ernie Hudson
Bull: Christopher Jackson, Michael Weatherly
Casual: Britt Robertson
Chicago Fire: Lauren Stamile
Chicago Justice: Joelle Carter, Carl Weathers
Cruel Intentions: Peter Gallagher
Dream Team: Addison Osta Smith, Betty Gilpin
The Eleventh: Cloris Leachman, Ed Asner, Florence Henderson, Chris Atkins, Tracy Nelson
Eyewitness: Matt Murray
The Fluffy Shop: Tommy Savas
Frequency: Daniel Bonjour
Good Place: D’Arcy Carden
The Great Indoors: Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Stephen Fry
Hail Mary: Jackee Harry
Halt and Catch Fire: Annabeth Gish
Harley and the Davidsons: Daniel Coonan, Annie Read, Essa O’Shea, Gabe Luna, Alex Shaffer, Sean Scully
iZombie: Andrea Savage
The Jury: JD Pardo
The Kennedys – After Camelot: Matthew Perry
The Kicker: J.B. Smoove
Lethal Weapon: Keesha Sharp (replacing Golden Brooks), Johnathan Fernandez
Making History: Yassir Lester
Maniac: Emma Stone, Jonah Hill
Marvel’s Iron Fist: Finn Jones (finally confirmed)
Me & Mean Margaret: Gavin Stenhouse
The Mick: Carla Jimenez, Thomas Barbusca, Jack Stanton
Million Dollar Quartet: Chad Michael Murray
Model Woman: Steven Weber
Mr. Robot: Aasif Mandvi
No Tomorrow: Joshua Sasse
Notorious: Kevin Zegers
Once Upon a Time: Hank Harris, Sam Witwer
One Day at a Time: Isabella Gomez
Prison Break: Amin El Gamal
Prototype: Annabelle Dexter-Jones
Ray Donovan: Richard Brake
Real Good People: Lindsey Gort, Betsy Beutler, Julie White
Roadies: Christopher Backus
A Series of Unfortunate Events: Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Aasif Mandvi
Shots Fired: Helen Hunt, Richard Dreyfuss, Stephen Moyer
Speechless: Minnie Driver, Mason Cook
Start Up: Ashley Hinshaw
Still Star-Crossed: Medalion Rahimi, Sterling Sulieman
Stitchers: Logan Paul
Taken: Jennifer Beals, Jose Pablo Cantillo
Time: Sakina Jaffrey
Toast: Jerrika Hinton, Punam Patel
Training Day: Justin Cornwell
Transylvania: Sofia Pernas
Twin Peaks: Ana de la Reguera, Hugh Dillon
Tyrant: Chris Noth
UnREAL: Monique Ganderton, Jessica Sipos, Elizabeth Whitmere, Sunita Prasad, Karissa Tynes
Veep: Andrea Savage
Vikings: Jonathan Rhys Meyers
What Goes Around Comes Around: Matt Murray
When We Rise: Carrie Preston
Zoobiquity: Wesam Keesh, Melissa Tang, Ben Rappaport
Untitled Chris Case pilot: Bill Bellamy, Joshua Carlon, Steele Stebbins, Amberia Allen
Untitled Judy Greer comedy pilot: Veronica Osorio, Lateefah Holder
Untitled Vladimir Caamano comedy pilot: Lilah Richcreek
Untitled Woody Allen Amazon series: Michael Rapaport, Becky Ann Baker, Lewis Black, Margaret Ladd, Joy Behar, Rebecca Schull, David Harbour, Christine Ebersole

(Image courtesy of Freeform.)

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