The CW is getting a
very early start on next year with the early renewal of seven of its
fall TV shows for the 2017-2018 season. The list includes all four
Arrowverse, plus the network's longest-running series.
, The Flash
and DC's Legends of Tomorrow
were all renewed, extending the life of the CW's most lucrative franchise. Arrow
will be entering its sixth season, The Flash
will go into season 4 and the other two will be in their third seasons.
In addition, Supernatural
was renewed for season 13. With the end of The Vampire Diaries
, this means Supernatural
has run for more than twice as long as the CW's next oldest show (which will be Arrow
Finally, the low-rated but critically-acclaimed Jane the Virgin
and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
have both been renewed. Both of the show's lead actresses, Gina Rodriguez and Rachel Bloom, are nominated for Golden Globes, which air the night of the renewal announcement.
The only fall shows not renewed by the CW are The Vampire Diaries
, which is in its final season, as well as freshman shows Frequency
and No Tomorrow
, which are unlikely to be renewed. For mid-season, the CW still has The Originals
, The 100
and the new drama Riverdale
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