Christmas has come early for fans of many CW shows. Today, the network announced early renewals for a whopping 11 shows. Among them are genre favorites Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, iZombie, The Originals, Supernatural (Yep, it’s still going!), The Vampire Diaries, and The 100. They’ve also renewed Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Jane the Virgin, and Reign, bringing the total to just shy of a dozen shows getting an early lease on more life.
So many early renewals shows just how much faith The CW has in their lineup, and with good reason. Every show on the list is immensely popular and it’s gratifying to know the network has its finger on the pulse of their audience. It’s a good day to be a fan of CW shows.
Official Press Release:
THE CW PICKS UP ELEVEN OF ITS CURRENT SERIES
FOR 2016-2017 SEASON
Network Gives Early Renewals for Next Season to Arrow, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, iZombie, Jane The Virgin, The Originals, Reign, Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries and The 100
Continues Strategy of More Proven Original Series Year Round, Including Fall 2016, Midseason 2017 and Summer 2017
March 11, 2016 (Burbank, CA) — 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. In essence, The CW has picked up all 10 series currently on the schedule plus REIGN 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 (Season 4). Specific premiere dates for each series will be announced at a later time.
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