Tuesday, January 1, 2019

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: In a timeless New York City, as enchanting as Riverdale is moody, aspiring fashion designer Katy Keene meets Josie McCoy, fresh off the bus to chase her musical dreams. Their world is populated with kindred-spirit starving artists, including mysterious socialite Pepper Smith and Broadway-bound performer Jorge Lopez - and his drag queen alter ego, Ginger. While their climb to the top is rife with obstacles, this found family will stop at nothing to see their names in lights. Based on the Archie Comics characters. Spinoff of Riverdale.
  • Cast: Lucy HaleAshleigh MurrayJonny Beauchamp, Julia Chan, Camille Hyde, Lucien Laviscount, Zane Holtz, Katherine LaNasa, Daphne Rubin-Vega (recurring), Bernadette Peters (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Michael Grassi; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Jon Goldwater; D/EP Maggie Kiley
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions
  • Premieres: February 6, 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Clark Kent aka Superman and Lois Lane deal with the stress, pressures and complexities that come with being working parents in today's society. 
  • Cast: Tyler Hoechlin, Elizabeth Tulloch
  • Team: W/EP Todd Helbing; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Geoff Johns
  • Studio: Wanrer Bros. Television, DC Entertainment, Berlanti Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A widower and father of two with his own moral code, Cordell Walker returns home to Austin after being undercover for two years, only to discover there's harder work to be done at home. He'll attempt to reconnect with his children, navigate clashes with his family, and find unexpected common ground with his new partner (one of the first women in Texas Rangers' history), while growing increasingly suspicious about the circumstances surrounding his wife's death. Reboot of CBS' Walker, Texas Ranger which aired from 1993-2001.
  • Cast: Jared Padalecki
  • Team: W/EP Anna Fricke; EP Jared Padalecki, Dan Lin, Lindsay Liberatore
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios
  • Premieres: 2020


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Follows the continuing adventures of Mia Smoak, Laurel Lance and Dinah Drake.
  • Cast: Katherine McNamara, Katie Cassidy, Juliana Harkavy
  • Team: W/EP Beth Schwartz, Marc Guggenheim, Jill Blankenship, Oscar Balderrama; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions
  • Notes: Backdoor pilot airing during the eighth and final season of The CW's Arrow.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Welcome to sunny seaside Santa Carla, home to a beautiful boardwalk, all the cotton candy you can eat... and a secret underworld of vampires. After the sudden death of their father, two brothers move to Santa Carla with their mother, who hopes to start anew in the town where she grew up. But the brothers find themselves drawn deeper and deeper into the seductive world of Santa Carla's eternally beautiful and youthful undead.
  • Cast: Medalion Rahimi, Dakota Shapiro
  • Team: W/EP Heather Mitchell; EP Rob Thomas, Dan Etheridge, Mike Karz, Bill Bindley; D/EP Catherine Hardwicke
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Spondoolie Productions, Gulfstream Television
  • Notes: Based on the feature film of the same name. Off-cycle re-shoots ordered.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set 97 before the events of The 100, a nuclear apocalypse wipes out most of the human population on Earth. A band of survivors on the ground learn to cope in a dangerous world while fighting to create a new and better society from the ashes of what came before.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Jason Rothenberg; EP Leslie Morgenstein, Gina Girolamo
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, CBS Television Studios, Alloy Entertainment
  • Notes: Backdoor pilot airing during the seventh and final season of The CW's The 100.