As always my good friend and go to person for all things TV, Laura Lee-Lim brings you a taste of what’s new on the Fall Schedule. Today she talks to us about what’s new on The CW – I know it’s one of her favourite channels :).
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True to form, the CW schedule is jam packed with supernatural goodness. While there are only three (3) new shows this season, they look to nicely round out the action packed series’ that make up their fall season.
With the addition of The Tomorrow People on Wednesday nights, we get to enjoy double the Amell yumminess as cousins Robbie and Stephen takeover the mid-week lineup. I’m not sure if they are next gen humans or a separate race altogether but either way, the series hits all the high points for me. There’s a little action, social insecurity & the need to find a place to belong. Oh yeah, and some cool “powers” that have always been on my “if I had a superpower….” list.
In an effort to hype this series & give the last in the trio of newbies some additional promo time, The Originals will air their premiere on Thursday following the series that spawned it (Vampire Diaries) before moving to its regular timeslot on Tuesday nights. While it is a spinoff, this series looks to have a strong storyline all its own with the Original Vampire family going toe-to-toe with the new power in their hometown of New Orleans.
Until I started writing this post for Gus, I’d actually never heard of this series. I’d heard of other period shows like the Tudors and Game of Thrones but wasn’t aware that the CW was coming out with a teen friendly version. Guess it’s a good thing then that the execs decided to delay the premiere of Reign. The series will follow Mary Stuart, more commonly known now as Mary, Queen of Scots, as she embarks on a new phase in her life – an arranged marriage. There’s religion, political intrigue & probably a little romance all wrapped loosely in the history of a young girl learning to navigate her royal way. I am intrigued enough to have now added it to my “give it a try” list.
Below is the full schedule for the network including premiere dates & highlighted are the CW shows included in my schedule this coming season:
8pm – Hart of Dixie (Oct 7th)
9pm – Beauty and the Beast (Oct 7th),
8pm – The Originals (2nd episode: Oct 8th)
9pm – Supernatural (Oct 8th)
8pm – Arrow (Oct 9th)
9pm – The Tomorrow People (Oct 9th)
8pm – The Vampire Diaries (Oct 3rd)
9pm – The Originals (1st episode: Oct 3rd & encores until the premiere of Reign)
9pm – Reign (Oct 17th)
8pm – The Carrie Diaries (Oct 25th)
9pm – America’s Next Top Model: Guys and Girls (premiered Aug 2nd)