The CW renews five series!
The network revealed Thursday, five of its primetime series have been picked up for new seasons. “Arrow” for a third season; “The Vampire Diaries” for sixth season; “Supernatural” for a tenth season; and new dramas “The Originals” and “Reign” for sophomore seasons.
“This season we’ve had great success with our new hit series “The Originals” paired with “Supernatural,” giving us our best Tuesday nights in years,” said CW president Mark Pedowitz in a statement. “”The Vampire Diaries” is No. 2 in its time period in the young adult demos, and with “Arrow” continuing to gain among young men, and “Reign” growing its time period, we now have strong nights on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. I’m very pleased to announce early pickups for all five series, and let our fans know they’ll have more great drama to look forward to next season.”
The CW is rolling out its Fall schedule starting Oct. 7.
New series “The Tomorrow People” debuts Wed., Oct 9. The network’s mid-season premiere includes: “America’s Next Top Model: Guys and Girls,” “The 100,” “Star-Crossed” and “Nikita.”
Here is the full schedule:
Monday, Oct. 7
8/7c: Hart of Dixie
9/8c: Beauty and the Beast
Wednesday, Oct. 9
9/8c: The Tomorrow People (series debut)
Thursday, Oct. 10
8/7c: The Vampire Diaries
9/8c: Reign (series debut)
Tuesday, Oct. 15
8/7c: The Originals (series debut)
Friday, Oct. 25
8/7c: The Carrie Diaries
Slade Wilson a.k.a. Deathstroke is staying in Starling city.
The Hollywood Reporter reports, Manu Bennett, who plays Slade Wilson on The CW freshman series, has been promoted to series regular for the upcoming season 2.
The “Spartacus” actor, Bennett plays Slade Wilson, who appears on the series’ as Oliver’s friend while he was on the Island.
Bennett joins cast members Colton Haynes and Emily Bett Rickards, who were promoted to series regulars recently.
“Arrow” airs Wednesdays on The CW.
The hood will be back for a second season.
Freshman series “Arrow” will return for a second season, while returning series “Vampire Diaries” has been picked up for a fifth season and “Supernatural,” a ninth season, The CW announced Monday.
“We said last year that one of our goals was to establish building blocks to grow on, and now with our new hit “Arrow” and fan favorite “Supernatural” on Wednesday night, and the continued success of “The Vampire Diaries” on Thursday, we’ve been able to do that,” said CW president Mark Pedowitz in a statement. “Not only do [all] perform well on-air, they’re also extremely successful for us both digitally and socially. I’m thrilled to have all three shows returning to our schedule next season.”
“The Vampire Diaries,” “Arrow” and “Supernatural” currently air on The CW.
The CW has ordered a Hunger Games-esque reality show and a dating series.
The network has picked up “The Hunt,” and “Perfect Score,” Mark Pedowitz, The CW president announced Wednesday.
“The Hunt,” an hour-long “intense wilderness competition” series which takes place over the course of a month as 12 teams of two rely on their physicality, survival skills and hunting abilities to endure food, water and shelter free conditions, and must “capture” one another to win a cash prize.
On the other hand, “Perfect Score” is dating show that challenges its participants to pick a potential partner they are well-suited for. Contestants can find love and win cash by determining which of twelve possible matches a compatibility test has determined is the best fit for them.
Premiere dates for the reality series are yet to be announced.
Colton Haynes is joining “Arrow.” The “Teen Wolf” actor has landed a recurring role on the CW drama series.
The actor joins freshman drama series as Roy Harper, a “handsome, street-savvy” teen who falls for Thea, Oliver’s sister, according to TV Guide.
‘Arrow’ Casts ‘Spartacus’ Actor
In DC Comics, Roy becomes Green Arrow’s sidekick, Speedy. The character has also gone by the names of Red Arrow and Arsenal.
Hayes, who recently departed ‘Teen Wolf’ in early October, will make his first appearance in 2013.
More casting news…
“X-Files” alum Gillian Anderson will appear on NBC’s “Hannibal.”Anderson will play the personal therapist of Dr. Hannibal Lecter’s (Mads Mikkelsen) in a three-episode arc. [EW]
“Pretty Little Liars” actress Ashley Benson has booked a guest role as “Barney’s ????” on an upcoming episode of “How I Met Your Mother.” [Twitter]
Billy Campbell, who played Seattle city councilman-turned-paralyzed Mayor Darren Richmond, on AMC’s “The Killing” will not be returning for the AMC series’ third season. [Variety]
“Bunheads” has tapped Hunter Foster, Sutton Foster’s real-life brother, as Michelle’s sibling. Foster will appear in a multi-episode arc beginning Jan. 28. [ET Online]
The CW has cancelled freshman dramedy “Emily Owens, M.D.”
The network has chosen not to pick up the series starring Mamie Gummer for a full season. However, The CW will air all 13 episodes of the original order.
The drama series debuted to just 1.7 million total viewers and a 0.5 demo rating. The CW has picked up “Arrow” and “Beauty and the Beast” for full seasons.
Will you miss “Emily Owens, M.D.?”
“Beauty And The Beast” has received a full season order, The CW announced Friday.
“Beauty & the Beast” stars Kristen Kreuk and Jay Ryan in the fairy tale series. The series has averaged 2.9 million viewers so far this season.
The CW Orders A Full Season of ‘Arrow’
“Beauty and the Beast” joins Comic based series “Arrow” with a full season pick up.
“Beauty And The Beast” airs Thursday, at 9/8c on The CW.
The CW’s “Sex and the City” prequel “The Carrie Diaries” midseason premiere date has been announced.
The new series which stars AnnaSophia Robb as Carrie Bradshaw will debut on Monday, January 14 at 8/7c. The series will be aired during “90210” air time; moving “90120” to 9/8c.
“The Carrie Diaries” which is set in 1984, follows 16-year-old Carrie Bradshaw as she adjusts to life after the death of her mother. Her father, Tom (Matt Letscher) is overwhelmed caring for Carrie and Dorritt, Carrie’s rebellious sister. Tom gets Carrie an internship at a law firm in Manhattan, hence Carrie’s life begins.