CW made a lot of decisions Thursday, renewing three of its current
shows (including a mid-season drama), cancelling three shows and
ordering four new shows for the 2014-2015 season.
In good news, freshman drama The 100
has been picked up for season 2, while bubble shows Hart of Dixie
and Beauty and the Beast
were also renewed for next season (despite being banished to Fridays/summer).9 Things We Will Miss Most about CW's The Tomorrow People>>>
In bad news, freshman sci-fi dramas Star-Crossed
and The Tomorrow People
have both been cancelled, as was the Sex and the City
prequel The Carrie Diaries
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As for new shows, the Arrow
spin-off The Flash
, Rob Thomas' iZombie
, Jane the Virgin
and The Messengers
were all picked up for the 2014-2015 TV season. However, the potential Supernatural
was not ordered, leaving the fate of the shapeshifters and werewolves in Chicago unknown.The Flash
, starring Grant Gustin, was a sure-thing given the success of Arrow
and the popularity of Barry Allen's appearance in the middle of season 2.
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comes from the creator of Veronica Mars
and centers on a med student/zombie who gets a job at a coroner's office for a fresh supply of brains, but when she eats the brains, she gets the person's memories and uses them to help solve murders.Jane the Virgin
is about a young, religious Latina woman who gets accidentally artificially inseminated.
is a sci-fi drama in which an object crashes to Earth and kills several unconnected people, but they come back and realize they are meant to prevent an impending apocalypse.
These four, and the three renewed shows, join Arrow
, The Vampire Diaries
, The Originals
for next year.