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: Armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, Kate Kane soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city's criminal resurgence. But don't call her a hero yet. In a city desperate for a savior, Kate must overcome her own demons before embracing the call to be Gotham's symbol of hope.
  • Cast: Ruby Rose, Meagan Tandy, Camrus Johnson, Nicole Kang, Rachel SkarstenDougray ScottElizabeth Anweis 
  • Team: W/EP Caroline Dries; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Geoff Johns, David Nutter; D/EP Marcos Siega
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions, Mad Ghost Productions
  • Premieres: October 6, 2019

  • 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
  • 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: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the summer after her high school graduation, 18-year-old Nancy Drew thought she'd be leaving her hometown for college. When a family tragedy holds her back another year, she finds herself embroiled in a ghostly murder investigation - and along the way, uncovers secrets that run deeper than she ever imagined.
  • Cast: Kennedy McMann, Leah Lewis, Tunji KasimMaddison Jaizani, Alex Saxon, Alvina August, Scott Wolf (replacing Freddie Prinze Jr.), Riley Smith, Pamela Sue Martin (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Noga Landau; SR/EP Melinda Hsu Taylor; EP Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage; Co-EP Lis Rowinski; D/EP Larry Teng
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Fake Empire
  • Premieres: October 9, 2019


  • 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.