One day after it was reported the CW and Netflix would not renew their first output deal (more on that below), CW President Mark Pedowitz responded to the issue during the network's 2019 May Upfront call. When asked if the change will have an impact on the CW's strategy moving forward, he responded: "Not at […]
With production on CW's Katy Keene currently underway, the Riverdale spinoff pilot from "Archie-verse" creator/executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Berlanti Productions, and Warner Bros. Television has already gained the confidence of one very important name. Discussing the network's programming future with The Hollywood Reporter, CW President Mark Pedowitz expressed his high hopes for the series – and […]
CW President Mark Pedowitz made a whole lot of DC Universe fans very happy on Thursday, announcing the renewal of all five "Arrowverse" and "Friends of 'Arrowverse'" shows. During the network's session at the Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour in Pasadena, made it official: Arrow (Season 8), Black Lightning (Season 3), DC'S Legends of Tomorrow (Season 5), The Flash (Season 6), and Supergirl (Season 5) are […]
While The CW expands its television week to six days with 12 hours of original, unscripted programming, it turns out it was a series that wasn't picked up that was the "800 lb. demon" in the corner when the network's Mark Pedowitz began his press call Thursday morning: Supernatural spin-off Wayward Sisters. Speaking with the […]
The CW has been showing original programming two hours a night, five nights a week for the last nine years. But as their series gain in popularity and they look to expand their Supernatural franchise as well as the already large Arrowverse, it has come time for them to stretch their wing a little more. […]
When it was announced that DC's Legends of Tomorrow would be returning on February 12th in the Supergirl time slot, there were some worried fans and some speculation that this was fall out from the firing of executive producer Andrew Kreisberg. TVLine asked the CW's president Mark Pedowitz about the scheduling while at the Television […]
With the Vampire Diaries already gone and The Originals ending next season, fans of the universe can cling to hope coming out of the Television Critics Association Summer press tour as the CW president Mark Pedowitz mentioned that they are in early talks with creator Julie Plec about a potential spinoff series. The new series […]
An interesting tidbit out this morning ahead of CW's upfront presentation today: Black Lighting is not part of the same shared universe as the rest of the CW Superhero series. The reason is simple, according to CW President Mark Pedowitz: Black Lightning will be filmed in Atlanta, while the other four shows are filmed in […]
While discussing Supergirl's move to The CW, network president Mark Pedowitz told reporters at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour that he expect the series to be a top performer when it returns for its second season in October. "There's no question it probably won't do as well as it did on CBS," he […]
With Supergirl now part of The CW's DC Comics-derived lineup, the four-show crossover with The Flash, Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow is inevitable. During a conference call earlier today, network president Mark Pedowitz told reporters "our annual crossover event this fall (will) be the biggest one ever," according to Variety. He did not offer further […]
During the CW presentation at the TCA Winter Press Tour, president Mark Predowitz announced that Kevin Smith (Clerks, Dogma) will be directing an episode of The Flash. Though no specific episode was given, it will be in the second season and air in May. That would make it one of the last three episodes of […]
Double standards at work?
Major players of the JLA could start to meet up on CW, with a big bat-shaped hole mind.
The Muppets are crazy busy right now, but I think that's how they like it. Last week they were hosting a gala at the Just For Laughs festival, they've got Broadway and touring stage shows somewhere on the drawing board, a new movie is being scripted and, now, they're coming back to TV. Here's how […]