FRIDAY, JAN. 8
8 pm Whose Line Is It Anyway? (New Cycle Premiere)
9 pm Penn & Teller: Fool Us (Season Premiere)
TUESDAY, JAN. 12
8 pm Two Sentence Horror Stories (One-Hour Season Premiere)
9 pm TRICKSTER (U.S. Series Premiere)
SUNDAY, JAN. 17
8 pm Batwoman (Season Premiere)
9 pm TBD
MONDAY, JAN. 18
8 pm All-American (Season Premiere)
9 pm TBD
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20
8 pm Riverdale (Season Premiere)
9 pm Nancy Drew (Season Premiere)
THURSDAY, JAN. 21
8 pm WALKER (Series Premiere)
9 pm Legacies (Season Premiere)
SUNDAY, JAN. 24
9 pm Charmed (Season Premiere)
MONDAY, FEB. 8
9 pm Black Lightning (Season Premiere)
TUESDAY, FEB. 23
8 pm The Flash (Season Premiere)
9 pm SUPERMAN & LOIS (Series Premiere)
THE CW NETWORK SETS PREMIERE DATES FOR NEW SEASON
Opening Weekend for The CW’s New Season Features Fun Favorites “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” and “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” Move to Fridays on January 8 and The Inaugural “Critics Choice Super Awards” on Sunday, January 10
Newly Acquired Supernatural Drama “Trickster” Makes Its U.S. Debut Following Second Season Premiere of “Two Sentence Horror Stories” on Tuesday, January 12
Javicia Leslie Dons the Bat Cowl Protecting the Streets of Gotham in the New Season of “Batwoman” on Sunday, January 17
Critically Acclaimed Drama “All American” Returns Monday, January 18
Archie & The Gang and The Drew Crew from Horseshoe Bay Are Back-to-Back With The Fifth Season of “Riverdale” Followed By The Second Season of “Nancy Drew” Premiering on January 20
Jared Padalecki Returns To The CW on Thursdays in “Walker” Followed by the Season Premiere of “Legacies” January 21
The Power of Three Returns for the Season Three Premiere of “Charmed” on Sunday, January 24
The Strength of Family Bonds Remain on Full Display on Mondays When “Black Lightning” Joins “All American” on February 8
The CW’s Super Tuesday Begins February 23 with “Superman & Lois” Paired With “The Flash”
October 29, 2020 (Burbank, CA) – The CW Network has revealed premiere dates for its new season primetime schedule beginning in January 2021, it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The CW Network.
The CW’s new season kicks off right after the New Year as new episodes of fun, funny family favorites WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (8:00-8:30pm and 8:30-9:00pm ET/PT) and PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT) move to Friday nights starting January 8, 2021. The CW’s new season opening weekend continues on Sunday, January 10, 2021 with the debut of the inaugural CRITICS CHOICE SUPER AWARDS (8:00pm-10pm ET/PT) celebrating excellence in Superhero/Comic Book/Video Game, Science Fiction-Fantasy, Horror, Action and Animation genres of Film and Television/Streaming.
Tuesday, January 12 sees the return of fan favorite horror anthology series TWO SENTENCE HORROR STORIES to The CW for its second season with back to back original episodes (8:00-8:30pm and 8:30-9:00pm ET/PT) followed by the U.S. premiere of the acclaimed Canadian supernatural drama TRICKSTER (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT). Based on the best-selling novel “Son of a Trickster” by Eden Robinson and created by award-winning filmmaker Michelle Latimer (“RISE,” “Nuuca”) and Tony Elliott (“Orphan Black”), TRICKSTER stars newcomer Joel Oulette as Jared, an Indigenous teen struggling to keep his dysfunctional family above water, but when he starts seeing strange things – talking ravens, doppelgängers, skin monsters – his already chaotic life is turned upside down. Additional cast includes Crystle Lightning (“Outlander”), Kalani Queypo (“Jamestown”), Anna Lambe (“The Grizzlies”), Joel Thomas Hynes (“Little Dog”), Craig Lauzon (“Royal Canadian Air Farce”), Gail Maurice (“Cardinal”) and Georgina Lightning (“Blackstone”). Executive produced by Streel Films’ Michelle Latimer, Tony Elliott, and Sienna Films’ Jennifer Kawaja and Julia Sereny, TRICKSTER is a CBC original series, produced by Sienna Films (“Cardinal”). Latimer also directed all six episodes. Sienna Films is a Sphere Media company. Abacus Media Rights handles international sales.
Javicia Leslie (“God Friended Me”) is ready to don the cowl as Ryan Wilder and become Gotham’s new defender in BATWOMAN which returns Sunday, January 17 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT). A brand new season of CHARMED will begin Sunday, January 24 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT).
Critically acclaimed ALL AMERICAN returns for its third season Monday, January 18 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT). Starting February 8, Mondays power up with BLACK LIGHTNING (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT) following an original episode of ALL AMERICAN.
Wednesdays are red hot this January with the return of RIVERDALE for its fifth season starting on January 20 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) followed by the sophomore season of NANCY DREW (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT).
Jared Padalecki is back on The CW’s Thursday nights with the series debut of WALKER on January 21 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) followed by an all new season inside the halls of the Salvatore Boarding School for the Young and Gifted in the premiere of LEGACIES (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT).
The CW sets up a super Tuesday in 2021 as the world’s first superhero and the world’s most intrepid reporter balance saving the world and raising their family in The CW’s all-new series SUPERMAN & LOIS, premiering Tuesday, February 23 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT), paired with the return of the Scarlet Speedster in the network’s most watched series THE FLASH (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT).
The following are the premiere dates for The CW’s new season starting in January 2021. All times ET/PT:
FRIDAY, JANUARY 8
8:00-8:30PM WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (Cycle 9 Premiere)
8:30-9:00PM WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (Encore Episode)
9:00-10:00PM PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (Season Premiere)
SUNDAY, JANUARY 10
8:00-10:00PM CRITICS CHOICE SUPER AWARDS (Two-Hour Special Event)
TUESDAY, JANUARY 12
8:00-8:30PM TWO SENTENCE HORROR STORIES (Season Premiere)
8:30-9:00PM TWO SENTENCE HORROR STORIES (Original Episode)
9:00-10:00PM TRICKSTER (U.S. Series Premiere)
SUNDAY, JANUARY 17
8:00-9:00PM BATWOMAN (Season Premiere)
MONDAY, JANUARY 18
8:00-9:00PM ALL AMERICAN (Season Premiere)
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20
8:00-9:00PM RIVERDALE (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00PM NANCY DREW (Season Premiere)
THURSDAY, JANUARY 21
8:00-9:00PM WALKER (Series Premiere)
9:00-10:00PM LEGACIES (Season Premiere)
SUNDAY, JANUARY 24
8:00-9:00PM BATWOMAN (Original Episode)
9:00-10:00PM CHARMED (Season Premiere)
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8
8:00-9:00PM ALL AMERICAN (Original Episode)
9:00-10:00PM BLACK LIGHTNING (Season Premiere)
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23
8:00-9:00PM THE FLASH (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00PM SUPERMAN & LOIS (Series Premiere)
About Superman & Lois TV Show
THE CW NETWORK RENEWS "SUPERMAN & LOIS" FOR SEASON TWO
Series Debut Lifted The CW to Its Most Watched Night of Primetime in Over Two Years and Scored the Best Day-One Streaming Debut Ever for a New Show on The CW
With "Superman & Lois," The CW has Now Renewed 13 Series for the 2021-2022 Season
March 2, 2021 (Burbank, CA) - Following its super-powered debut last week across the network's linear and streaming platforms, The CW Network today renewed its new hit series SUPERMAN & LOIS for a second season, it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, Chairman and CEO, The CW Network.
"The phenomenal multiplatform debut of SUPERMAN & LOIS, which delivered for us in a big way on both a linear and streaming basis, is a testament to the creativity, hard work and dedication of the talented people who worked tirelessly in front of and behind the camera, especially in this challenging environment," said Pedowitz. "We are thrilled to now have two brand-new bonafide hits in SUPERMAN & LOIS and WALKER, both of which have been renewed for next season along with 11 other of our shows, further positioning us for continued strength and stability for next season."
The super-sized 90-minute series premiere of SUPERMAN & LOIS lifted The CW to its best night of primetime in over two years (since 01/29/19). Additionally, the debut of SUPERMAN & LOIS delivered the largest day-one streaming audience for a new series in the history of The CW.
The audience for SUPERMAN & LOIS soared higher as delayed viewing was factored in, gaining an additional million viewers (1.7million viewers to 2.7million viewers) on a Live+3 basis, while nearly doubling the live-plus same-day viewership among adults 18-34, growing 93% on an L+3 basis.
SUPERMAN & LOIS joins the previously announced 12 current series ordered for the 2021-2022 season including a second season of WALKER, which recently scored The CW's most watched series premiere in 5 years, 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.
SUPERMAN & LOIS stars Tyler Hoechlin as Clark Kent/Superman, Elizabeth Tulloch as Lois Lane, Jordan Elsass as Jonathan Kent, Alexander Garfin as Jordan Kent, Erik Valdez as Kyle Cushing, Inde Navarrette as Sarah Cushing, Wolé Parks as The Stranger, Adam Rayner as Morgan Edge with Dylan Walsh as General Samuel Lane and Emmanuelle Chriqui as Lana Lang Cushing.
Based on the characters from DC created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, SUPERMAN & LOIS is developed by Greg Berlanti and Todd Helbing, who serve as executive producers of the series with Sarah Schechter and Geoff Johns. Todd Helbing wrote the teleplay for the first episode, based on a story by Greg Berlanti and Todd Helbing. Lee Toland Krieger executive produced and directed the first episode. SUPERMAN & LOIS is from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.
Like all of The CW's upcoming new shows, every episode of SUPERMAN & LOIS and WALKER, as well as the current seasons of BATWOMAN, NANCY DREW and DC's STARGIRL, 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.
Superman & Lois will star Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch. The series, which follows the iconic characters as they deal with stress, pressures and complexities that come with being working parents in today’s society.
THE CW GIVES EARLY RENEWALS TO 12 CURRENT SERIES FOR NEXT SEASON
Network Picks Up "All American," "Batwoman," "Charmed," "DC's Legends of Tomorrow," "Dynasty," "The Flash," "In The Dark," "Legacies," "Nancy Drew," "Riverdale," "Roswell, New Mexico" and "Walker" For the 2021-2022 Season
The CW Orders Additional Episodes of the Current Seasons of "Walker" and "Superman & Lois"
February 3, 2021 (Burbank, CA) - The CW Network today renewed 12 of its current scripted series for the 2021-2022 season, including its new breakout hit WALKER, it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, Chairman and CEO, The CW Network. Additionally, The CW is ordering 5 additional episodes for this season of WALKER, bringing its total episode count for 2020-2021 to 18, and 2 additional episodes of SUPERMAN & LOIS, bringing its total episode count for 2020-2021 to 15.
"Though we're just a few weeks into the new season, we wanted to get a strategic head start on next season with these early renewals, which allows our production teams to start laying out story arcs and hiring staff, and at the same time, continues to provide us with a strong, stable schedule to build on for next season," said Pedowitz. "As The CW's 2020-2021 season kicks into high gear, we are thrilled creatively with the direction of our first new shows out of the gate, WALKER and SUPERMAN & LOIS, that we wanted to order the additional episodes to complete their first seasons, and we are particularly pleased with the huge success of the launch of WALKER, which debuted as our most watched series premiere in 5 years."
The current series being ordered for the 2021-2022 season include a second season of WALKER, which recently scored The CW's most watched series premiere in 5 years, 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.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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