Caffeine – TV News – October 25th Edition

Happy Sunday! Let’s get right to the big TV news of the week: Netflix is reviving Gilmore Girls!

Premiere dates!
January 1: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride Victorian special
January 17: Mercy Street
January 18: The Fosters, Recovery Road
February 3: Young and Hungry, Baby Daddy
January 12 (Canada), March 16 (US): Schitt’s Creek
April 3: Call the Midwife

Picked up for a full season: Dr. Ken, Limitless

Renewed: Casual, Switched at Birth

Cancelled: Instant Mom, The Whispers, Clipped

ABC Family has picked up another ten episodes of Baby Daddy.

CBS has ordered six more scripts of Code Black.

NBC has cut the orders for Hot and Bothered and Superstore to eleven episodes each. The Player has been cut to nine episodes.

ABC has cut the Blood & Oil order to ten episodes.

Alexander Cary will run NBC’s Taken series.

Ordered to series:
BBC One: Crime event series McMafia
Comedy Central: Ad industry comedy Detroiters

In development:
ABC: Mystery soap The Will, family comedy The Fluffy Shop, post-Romeo and Juliet Shondaland drama Still Star-Crossed, activist comedy The Better Half
CBS: 1950s comedy Dick Ernest, family comedy Adult Children, socialite/FBI drama Jet Set
Fox: Silicon Valley drama In the Wild, comedy Think Like a Man, time travel comedy In Time, a dance drama from Misty Copeland, soapy legal drama Incrimination, political workplace comedy Citizen Floyd, a New Orleans private police force drama, family comedy Weird Like Us, family drama The Divine Monster
NBC: An ER resident comedy, workplace comedy This Is Happening, mystery drama Casino, a Cruel Intentions series, an All of Me remake, an Amazing Stories reboot from Bryan Fuller, family comedy I Love Lakshmi
Ovation: A Chronicles of Ara fantasy miniseries
Showtime: Sports agent comedy King Liz, 1990s game show model comedy 36-24-36

Guest stars!
The Big Bang Theory: Stephen Merchant, Annaleigh Tipton
Fuller House: Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Val Chmerkovskiy
Grandfathered: Phil McGraw
House of Lies: Donald Faison, John Cho, Malcolm-Jamal Warner
I’m Dying Up Here: Dylan Baker, Robert Forster, Cathy Moriarty, Alfred Molina, Al Madrigal, Jon Daly
The Middle: Cheryl Hines
Mom: Joe Manganiello
NCIS: Lindsay Wagner
Quantico: Anne Heche
Undateable: Meghan Trainor

Law & Order: SVU: B.D. Wong

Agent Carter: Kurtwood Smith
BrainDead: Nikki M. James
Chicago Med: Brennan Brown
Emerald City: Vincent D’Onofrio
The Family: Jessie Mueller
Graves: Nia Vardalos
House of Lies: Glenn Howerton
How to Get Away with Murder: Armani Jackson
The Last Ship: Bridget Regan, Fernando Chien, Dichen Lachman
Minority Report: Darius McCrary
Of Kings and Prophets: Louis Talpe
Queen of the South: Carlos Gomez
Shooter: David Marciano
Still the King: Joey Lauren Adams
Victoria: Rufus Sewell, Paul Rhys, Peter Firth, Catherine Flemming, Eve Myles, Adrian Schiller, Nichola McAuliffe, Daniela Holtz, Nell Hudson, Tommy-Lawrence Knight, Nigel Lindsay, Alice Orr-Ewing
The Walking Dead: Jay Huguley

(Image courtesy of Warner Bros.)

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