In case anyone cares anymore, here is the CW schedule for next year. It is riddled with returning programs, but there are a few newbies in the form of The Originals, The Tomorrow People, and Reign. This suggests they may not even be trying anymore as ratings remain in the basement, but it gets attention nonetheless because of its broadcast roots. What some of you may be noticing here is Nikita is off the schedule. That is because it has been cancelled with an ordered six-episode run to provide closure. Continue Reading
Earlier today, CW revealed its summer lineup anchored by the rebooted improv series Whose Line Is It Anyway? to be hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler. Also making air are Perfect Score, Breaking Pointe, and The Hunt–all of which constitute unscripted programming. Continue Reading
Five seasons is apparently enough for the CW as the network just announced today the cancellation of 90210 after sagging ratings. Billed as a proper farewell, the show will be ending on May 13 which is pretty much where the season finale would have landed. The broadcaster did not even give this show its own press release as they announced the news with their other finale dates, so hit the jump to check those out as well. Continue Reading
Unexpected early renewals came out today from The CW. The broadcast network has seen fit to renew three scripted programs today as Arrow, The Vampire Diaries, and Supernatural will all be returning for the 2013-14 television season. More details reside after the jump on these pickups which follows low, but acceptable ratings. Continue Reading
With full season orders being tossed around left and right, one of the more noteworthy ones is that belonging to Beauty and the Beast complements of CW. The show is one of their newer offerings that has performed pretty okay, but it is definitely not Arrow which is why the additional episodes took a while to come down. Keep reading for the cast and ratings details via the network. Continue Reading
One of CW’s best-received new programs in a while is receiving a full season order today as Arrow will live on at least to the end of the spring. The broadcaster and critics have been hot on this show about a billionaire playboy-turned-vigilante do-gooder despite its ‘done-before’ setup, so this did not come as a surprise at all. Hit the jump for the press announcement which also touts some very positive ratings data. Continue Reading
Not so fast Marvel. It looks like Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. will have another DC superhero project to compete against next television season as CW is preparing to take a crack at…Wonder Woman. Yes, this should sound a lot like deja vu because just last year we were discussing how NBC had struggled to get to air an adaptation of the superheroine property themselves. Continue Reading
Special digital brands for television networks are all the rage nowadays, and CW has announced their intentions to the join the party today via a new studio called CWD. Continue Reading
There is good news to report for fans of the CW series’ Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries, and 90210. All of these shows will be on television next season with original episodes. Here is the network press release which provides further details on the early pickups. Continue Reading
Anything J.J. Abrams has been watched very closely ever since Lost, but after a slew of low-rated offerings from his production company (Bad Robot) one cannot help but think the property is a name abuser rather than a quality effort from the man who seems more focused on feature films at the moment. Nonetheless, Abrams has a new property that just received a pilot order form the CW.
This one is called Shelter and it centers around the new and returning staff of a historic New England summer resort. The series will be an emotional and comical trip based on the staff’s friendships, rivalries, and romances. Yep. Definitely a CW show.
Big news today for the Sex and the City fanatics of the world. According to Vulture, CW has picked up the franchise’s prequel series called The Carrie Diaries which will follow Carrie’s senior year in high school. Word has it that the project lacks the involvement of anyone from the HBO series or films. That means we should not be expecting Sarah Jessica Parker to cameo anytime soon.
Another high profile pickup for the network that is certain to get some buzz is a modern day Beauty and the Beast series similar to the one that launched on CBS in the 1980′s. Who knows? Maybe CW could make it work this time.
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Sarah Michelle Gellar’s new CW drama has shown some resistance in the ratings around the 0.6-0.8 18-49 mark, and rightfully so the network has rewarded Ringer with a back nine, full season pickup. While this was not a home run for CW, it has skated by as hitting at par compared to the network’s other series. Continue Reading