The CW loves its lineup, renews almost entire prime schedule
Thanks to steady ratings and die-hard fans, almost every scripted-drama on the CW is coming back for another season.
The CW Network has given early renewals to 11 of its primetime series for the 2016-2017 season, it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, President, The CW.
This means that basically the CW has picked up all 10 series currently on the schedule, and then some, with another season of REIGN confirmed for next season.
“The CW has become home to some of the most critically-acclaimed shows on broadcast television, with a wide array of fantastic scripted series across the week, ranging from musical comedy, to superhero action, to gritty sci-fi dramas,” said Pedowitz. “As we continue to further our strategy of more year-round original programming, picking up these 11 series for the 2016-2017 season puts us in a great position of having proven, high-quality shows to launch in the fall as well as midseason and summer of 2017.”
The series being ordered for the 2016-2017 season include JANE THE VIRGIN (Season 3), CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND (Season 2), THE FLASH (Season 3), iZOMBIE (Season 3), ARROW (Season 5), SUPERNATURAL (Season 12), DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (Season 2), THE 100 (Season 4), THE VAMPIRE DIARIES (Season 8), THE ORIGINALS (Season 4) and REIGN