The CW Gives Early Renewal to 11 Shows

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 of 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.  “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,” said Pedowitz.


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.


  1. Awesome! The 100 got renewed!!!! Am still upset about Lexa but this is a great show and the show must go on!

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