Monday, January 1, 2018

The CW - Upcoming Shows and Pilots

(W: Writer, D: Director, EP: Executive Producer, Co-EP: Co-Executive Producer, P: Producer, SR: Showrunner)


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: When a high school football player from South Central L.A. is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High, the wins, losses and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds - Compton and Beverly Hills - begin to collide.
  • Cast: Taye DiggsDaniel EzraSamantha LoganBre-Z, Greta Onieogou, Monet Mazur, Michael Evans Behling, Cody Christian, Karimah Westbrook, Jalyn Hall, Hunter Clowdus (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP April Blair; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter; P Robbie Rogers; D/EP Rob Hardy
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions
  • Premieres: October 10, 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Three sisters in a college town discover they are witches. Between vanquishing supernatural demons, tearing down the patriarchy and maintaining familial bonds, a witch's work is never done.
  • Cast: Madeleine MantockMelonie Diaz, Sarah JefferySer'Darius Blain, Rupert Evans, Charlie Gillespie, Ellen Tamaki
  • Team: W/EP Jessica O'Toole, Amy Rardin; EP Jennie Snyder Urman, Ben Silverman; D/EP Brad Silberling
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios
  • Premieres: October 14, 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A flawed and irreverent blind woman is the only "witness" to the slaying of her drug-dealing friend. After the police dismiss her story, she sets out with her dog, Pretzel, to find the killer while also maintaining her colorful dating life and the job she hates at Breaking Blind - the guide dog school owned by her overprotective parents.
  • Cast: Perry Mattfeld, Brooke Markham, Keston John, Kathleen York, Derek Webster, Rich Sommer (replacing Austin Nichols)
  • Team: W/EP Corinne Kingsbury; EP Ben Stiller, Jackie Cohn, Nicky Weinstock; D/EP Michael Showalter
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Red Hour Films
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The story of the next generation of supernatural beings at The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted. Klaus Mikaelson's daughter, 17-year-old Hope; Alaric Saltzman's twins, Lizzie and Josie; and other young adults come of age in the most unconventional ways possible, nurtured to be their best selves - in spirt of their worst impulses. Will these young witches, vampires and werewolves become the heroes they want to be - or the villains they were born to be?
  • Cast: Danielle Rose Russell, Aria Shahghasemi, Quincy Fouse, Jenny Boyd, Kaylee Bryant, Matt Davis, Peyton Alex Smith, Karen David (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Julie Plec, Brett Matthews; EP Leslie Morgenstein, Gina Girolamo
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, CBS Televisions Studios, My So-Called Television, Alloy Entertainment
  • Premieres: October 25, 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After reluctantly returning to her tourist-trap hometown of Roswell, New Mexico, the daughter of undocumented immigrants discovers a shocking truth about her teenage crush who is now a police officer: he's an alien who has kept his unearthly abilities hidden his entire life. She protects his secret as the two reconnect and begin to investigate his origins, but when a violent attack and long-standing government cover-up point to a greater alien presence on Earth, the politics of fear and hatred threaten to expose him and destroy their deepening romance.
  • Cast: Jeanine MasonNathan Parsons, Tyler Blackburn, Lily Cowles, Michael Vlamis, Heather Hemmens, Michael TrevinoTrevor St. JohnKaran Oberoi, Riley Voelkel (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Carina Adly MacKenzie; EP Kevin Kelly Brown, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Lawrence Bender; D/EP Julie Plec
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Amblin Television
  • Premieres: 2019