Caffeine – TV News – November 1st Edition

Happy November! Before we get to this week’s TV news, go turn back your clocks. All set? Okay, here we go.

Premiere dates!
January 14th: Shades of Blue
February 14th: VINYL
February 15th: 11.22.63
February 21st: Girls, Togetherness

Picked up for full seasons: The Grinder, Life in Pieces, Grandfathered

Renewed: The Walking Dead, Longmire, From Dusk Till Dawn, Club de Cuervos, Ash Vs. Evil Dead

Cancelled: Your Family or Mine, Married, The Brink (even though it had been renewed)

ABC has ordered three more episodes of The Muppets.

NBC has cut the Truth Be Told order to ten episodes. Fox has cut the Lookinglass order to eleven episodes.

Ordered to series:
CBC: Comedy Workin’ Moms
Netflix: Selena Gomez YA adaptation 13 Reasons Why

Pilot orders:
TBS: An untitled comedy starring Adam Shapiro, Jack Carpenter, and Shenaz Treasury

In development:
ABC: A Shondaland nanny comedic drama from Kerry Washington and Katie Lowes, murder mystery The Party, coming of age diet comedy I’ll Have What She’s Having, a terrorism crime drama based on Ray Kelly, a family comedy from Ryan Reynolds
CBC: Family comedy Starting Over
CBS: Police procedural 40-Year-Old Rookie, crime drama Smoke & Mirrors, a single mother comedy, a spy couple drama, a high school workplace comedy from Will Arnett
Fox: Comedy House Sitter, an interracial family comedy
HBO: Cheryl Strayed adaptation Tiny Beautiful Things from Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern
MTV: Political dramedy The Campaigners
NBC: Comedy The Russians Are Coming from Mila Kunis, Nat Faxon/Jim Rash family comedy The Leeches, a comic book drama starring Rupert Grint, Charlaine Harris paranormal adaptation Midnight, Texas, a Heaven Is for Real sequel series, polyamory dramedy Love, Sex and Neighbors, a Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up comedy adaptation

Yahoo! is no longer making comedy The Pursuit.

Promoted to series regular:
Sleepy Hollow: Jessica Camacho

Guest stars!
The Big Bang Theory: Adam Nimoy
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Mel Harris
Crowded: Betty White
Dice: Michael Rapaport
Mom: Judy Greer, Linda Lavin
Once Upon a Time: Caroline Morahan, Glenn Keogh
Rush Hour: Greer and Spencer Grammer
Stitchers: Cassidy Freeman
Supergirl: Henry Czerny

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Matt Walsh
Doctor Who: Maisie Williams
Once Upon a Time: Barbara Hershey

The A Word: Christopher Eccleston, Lee Ingleby, Morvan Christie, Greg McHugh, Vinette Robinson, Max Vento
BrainDead: Johnny Ray Gill
Brooklyn Animal Control: Clea DuVall
Gotham: Nathan Darrow, BD Wong, Kristen Hager
The Last Ship: Elisabeth Rohm
My So Called Wife: Inbar Lavi
Nashville: Jessy Schram
Overanalyzers: Echo Kellum, John Gemberling, Jessy Hodges, Milana Vayntrub, Justin Chon
Penny Dreadful: Brian Cox
The Ranch: Kelli Goss
Shameless: Sherilyn Fenn (replacing Kelly LeBrock)
Silicon Valley: Stephen Tobolowsky
Stitchers: John Billingsley
Twin Peaks: Jennifer Jason Leigh

(Image courtesy of NBC.)

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