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'Katy Keene': CW Prez Hopes 'Riverdale' Spinoff "Will Make a Huge Difference to Us"

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 Prez Open to More DCU, Hopeful for 'Batwoman' and Teases "Crisis on Infinite Earths" Crossover

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 […]

The CW to Expand to Sunday Night Primetime Programming

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. […]


CW President Addresses the Supergirl / Legends Monday Night Swap

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 […]

CW Considering A Spinoff Of The Originals Focused On Hope

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 […]

The CW Is Ready For A Supersized DC Crossover … Or Crossovers

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 […]

Kevin Smith To Direct An Episode Of The Flash

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 […]

Muppets Headed Back To TV, Just In Time For Christmas

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 […]