THE CW NETWORK EXTENDS ITS SUMMER 2021 SCHEDULE WITH SERIES PREMIERES AND RETURNING FAVORITES
“In The Dark” Season Three Premiere Now Set for Wednesday, June 23 at 9:00pm
“Wellington Paranormal” From Creators Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi Makes Its U.S. Series Debut on The CW with Back-to-Back Original Episodes on Sunday, July 11 at 9:00pm and 9:30pm
“Coroner” Returns With Its U.S. Season Three Premiere on Thursday, July 15 at 9:00pm
British Comedy “Dead Pixels” Powers Up for Its Second Season on Sunday, July 18 at 9:30pm
“Roswell, New Mexico” Season Three Premieres Monday, July 26 at 8:00pm
“DC’s Stargirl” Soars Back into Action for Season Two Premiering Tuesday, August 10 at 8:00pm
“Riverdale” Returns on a New Date to Finish Season Five on Wednesday, August 11 at 8:00pm
“Masters of Illusion” Premieres Its New Season With Back-to-Back Episodes on Friday, August 13 at 8:00pm and 8:30pm
Legal Drama “Burden of Truth” Returns for its Final Season on Thursday, August 19 at 8:00pm
“Supergirl” Brings Her Heroic Journey to a Close with The Final 13 Episodes Starting Tuesday, August 24 at 9:00pm
April 29, 2021 (Burbank, CA) ─ The CW Network today announced additional summer 2021 premiere dates for the U.S. broadcast debut of WELLINGTON PARANORMAL, as well as fan favorites DC’S STARGIRL, DEAD PIXELS and SUPERGIRL, in addition to alternative series MASTERS OF ILLUSION. The network also announced the returns of IN THE DARK, CORONER, ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO, RIVERDALE and BURDEN OF TRUTH.
The third season of IN THE DARK returns to The CW with a new premiere date Wednesday, June 23 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT) following an original episode of the new hit series KUNG FU (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT). IN THE DARK had previously been announced to premiere June 9.
The horror-comedy WELLINGTON PARANORMAL, a spinoff of the vampire mockumentary film “What We Do In The Shadows,” from award-winning creators Jemaine Clement (“Flight of the Conchords”) and Taika Waititi (“Jojo Rabbit”), will make its U.S. broadcast debut on The CW with back-to-back original episodes airing Sunday, July 11 (9:00-9:30pm ET/PT and 9:30-10:00pm ET/PT). The following week, on Sunday, July 18, WELLINGTON PARANORMAL (9:00-9:30pm ET/PT) will be paired with the return of the British comedy DEAD PIXELS (9:30-10:00pm ET/PT), back for its second season. Both nights will kick off with brand new, original episodes of DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT).
The Canadian investigative procedural CORONER returns with its season three U.S. premiere Thursday, July 15 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT) following and original episode of The CW’s hit series WALKER (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT).
The season three premiere of science fiction drama ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO airs Monday, July 26 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) followed by THE REPUBLIC OF SARAH (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT).
Legal drama BURDEN OF TRUTH starring Kristin Kreuk returns for its fourth and final season Thursday, August 19 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) followed by an original episode of CORONER (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT).
Brec Bassinger is back as DC’S STARGIRL returning for its second season premiere on Tuesday, August 10 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) followed by an original episode of SUPERMAN & LOIS (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT).
The return of RIVERDALE from its midseason hiatus moves to Wednesday, August 11 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) as it completes its fifth season, paired with original episodes of IN THE DARK (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT). RIVERDALE was originally announced to return on July 7.
The CW’s Friday magical programming of MASTERS OF ILLUSION (8:00-8:30pm and 8:30-9:00pm ET/PT) is set to premiere on August 13, followed by an all-new episode of DYNASTY (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT).
On Tuesday, August 24, SUPERGIRL (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT) returns for the final 13 episodes and the series conclusion of the heroic journey of Kara Zor-El aka Supergirl (series star Melissa Benoist), paired on the night with fellow superhero DC’S STARGIRL (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT).
Every episode from the current season of BATWOMAN, DC’S STARGIRL, KUNG FU, NANCY DREW, THE REPUBLIC OF SARAH, SUPERMAN & LOIS and WALKER as well as BURDEN OF TRUTH, CORONER, DEAD PIXELS, MASTERS OF ILLUSION, PENN & TELLER: FOOL US, WELLINGTON PARANORMAL, WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? and WORLD’S FUNNIEST ANIMALS will be available to stream on The CW’s free digital platforms (The CW app and CWTV.com) following its broadcast on The CW Network.
The following is The CW’s extended Summer 2021 schedule including new series and returning season premieres and key revised dates. All times ET/PT:
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23
8:00-9:00pm KUNG FU (Original Episode)
9:00-10:00pm IN THE DARK (New Season Premiere Date)
SUNDAY, JULY 11
8:00-9:00pm DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (Original Episode)
9:00-9:30pm WELLINGTON PARANORMAL (Series Debut)
9:30-10:00pm WELLINGTON PARANORMAL (Original Episode)
THURSDAY, JULY 15
8:00-9:00pm WALKER (Original Episode)
9:00-10:00pm CORONER (Season Premiere)
SUNDAY, JULY 18
8:00-9:00pm DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (Original Episode)
9:00-9:30pm WELLINGTON PARANORMAL (Original Episode)
9:30-10:00pm DEAD PIXELS (Season Premiere)
MONDAY, JULY 26
8:00-9:00pm ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00pm THE REPUBLIC OF SARAH (Original Episode)
TUESDAY, AUGUST 10
8:00-9:00pm DC’S STARGIRL (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00pm SUPERMAN & LOIS (Original Episode)
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11
8:00-9:00pm RIVERDALE (Original Episode)
9:00-10:00pm IN THE DARK (Original Episode)
FRIDAY, AUGUST 13
8:00-8:30pm MASTERS OF ILLUSION (Season Premiere)
8:30-9:00pm MASTERS OF ILLUSION (Encore Episode)
9:00-10:00pm DYNASTY (Original Episode)
THURSDAY, AUGUST 19
8:00-9:00pm BURDEN OF TRUTH (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00pm CORONER (Original Episode)
TUESDAY, AUGUST 24
8:00-9:00pm DC’S STARGIRL (Original Episode)
9:00-10:00pm SUPERGIRL (Original Episode)
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About Stargirl TV Show
Stargirl centers on high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore who inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to stop the villains of the past.
The new DC Universe drama series STARGIRL follows high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore (series star Brec Bassinger, "Bella and the Bulldogs," "School of Rock," "The Goldbergs") as she inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to stop the villains of the past. This new drama reimagines Stargirl and the very first superhero team, the Justice Society of America, in an unpredictable series.
The CW Network today renewed two more series for the 2021-2022 season, including a second season of KUNG FU and a third season of DC's STARGIRL, it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The CW Network.
"We are beyond proud to continue to share the stories of Nicky Shen and Courtney Whitmore, two strong, powerful young women at the center of this new generation of hit shows for The CW in KUNG FU and DC'S STARGIRL," said Pedowitz. "While each boasts remarkable talent on both sides of the camera, KUNG FU and DC'S STARGIRL have not only treated fans to some visually stunning action and high-flying heroics, but they also both strike very powerful emotional chords as they delve into the family dynamics and personal relationships at their core, and we are so excited to see what happens next."
The premiere episode of KUNG FU has been seen by a gross audience of more than 3.5 million viewers, including delayed L+7 viewership on The CW as well as encore weekend airings on its affiliated stations and sister cable network TNT. KUNG FU saw its audience grow in week 2 on an L+7 basis. Last year's series premiere of DC'S STARGIRL was The CW's most watched summer debut in 6 years. Season two of DC'S STARGIRL premieres Tuesday, August 10 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT).
In KUNG FU, a quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese American woman, Nicky Shen (Olivia Liang), to drop out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to San Francisco, she finds her hometown is overrun with crime and corruption and her own parents Jin (Tzi Ma) and Mei-Li (Kheng Hua Tan) are at the mercy of a powerful Triad. Nicky will rely on her tech-savvy sister Althea (Shannon Dang) and Althea's fiancé Dennis (Tony Chung), pre-med brother Ryan (Jon Prasida), Assistant District Attorney and ex-boyfriend Evan (Gavin Stenhouse), and new love interest Henry (Eddie Liu) as well as her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice... all while searching for the ruthless assassin who killed her Shaolin mentor Pei-Ling (Vanessa Kai) and is now targeting her.
Christina M. Kim wrote the pilot episode and serves as executive producer/co-showrunner of KUNG FU with Robert Berens. Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Martin Gero and David Madden also serve as executive producers. Hanelle Culpepper directed and co-executive produced the pilot episode. KUNG FU is produced by Berlanti Productions and Quinn's House in association with Warner Bros. Television and is inspired by the original series created by Ed Spielman.
The CW drama series DC'S STARGIRL follows high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore (Brec Bassinger) and her stepfather Pat Dugan (Luke Wilson) as she leads an unlikely group of young heroes to take on the legacy of DC's very first superhero team, the Justice Society of America. In the thrilling second season, Courtney and her friends take on one of the most frightening adversaries in DC's mythology - the dark entity of corruption known as Eclipso.
The series focuses on the character that started creator Geoff Johns' career as a comic book writer when he created her in 1999, lovingly inspired by his late sister who was killed in a 1996 plane crash.
DC'S STARGIRL stars Brec Bassinger as Courtney Whitmore/Stargirl, Luke Wilson as Pat Dugan, Amy Smart as Barbara Whitmore, Yvette Monreal as Yolanda Montez/Wildcat, Anjelika Washington as Beth Chapel/Dr. Mid-Nite, Cameron Gellman as Rick Tyler/Hourman, Trae Romano as Mike Dugan, Hunter Sansone as Cameron Mahkent, Meg DeLacy as Cindy Burman/Shiv and Nick Tarabay as Eclipso. Geoff Johns ("The Flash," "Titans," "Batwoman," "Superman & Lois") is the showrunner and executive produces DC'S STARGIRL with Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter. Based on the characters from DC, DC'S STARGIRL is produced by Berlanti Productions and Mad Ghost Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.
KUNG FU and DC's STARGIRL join the previously announced 13 current series The CW has ordered for the 2021-2022 season, including second seasons of SUPERMAN & LOIS and WALKER, as well as ALL AMERICAN (Season 4), BATWOMAN (Season 3), CHARMED (Season 4), DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (Season 7), DYNASTY (Season 5), THE FLASH (Season 8), IN THE DARK (Season 4), LEGACIES (Season 4), NANCY DREW (Season 3), RIVERDALE (Season 6) and ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO (Season 4). Specific premiere dates for each series will be announced at a later time.
Like all of The CW's upcoming new shows, every episode of KUNG FU and DC's STARGIRL, as well as the current seasons of BATWOMAN, NANCY DREW, SUPERMAN & LOIS and WALKER, will be available to stream on The CW's free digital platforms (The CW app and CWTV.com) following its broadcast on The CW Network.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite TV shows. Discover and bookmark our cancelled shows 2021 list and renewed shows 2021-2022 database.
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