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'Katy Keene': CW Prez Hopes 'Riverdale' Spinoff "Will Make a Huge Difference to Us"

Discussing the network's programming future with The Hollywood Reporter, CW President Mark Pedowitz expressed his high hopes for the series - and makes a very apt comparison based on what we know of the series so far: "We're happy with Nancy Drew.. as well as Katy Keene, which, I believe with Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and his team[...]

CW Prez Open to More DCU, Hopeful for 'Batwoman' and Teases "Crisis on Infinite Earths" Crossover

CW President Mark Pedowitz made a whole lot of DC Universe fans very happy on Thursday, announcing the renewal of all five "Arrowverse" and "Friends of 'Arrowverse'" shows During the network's session at the Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour in Pasadena, made it official: Arrow (Season 8), Black Lightning (Season 3), DC’S Legends of Tomorrow (Season 5), The Flash (Season 6), and Supergirl (Season 5) are[...]

The CW to Expand to Sunday Night Primetime Programming

But the network has changed drastically since the hiring of Mark Pedowitz in 2011 The focus audience went from mainly female to more gender equal and raising the target age up to better lead into the network news broadcasts that would follow They also created a strong digital platform including where they show recent[...]


CW President Addresses the Supergirl / Legends Monday Night Swap

TVLine asked the CW's president Mark Pedowitz about the scheduling while at the Television Critics Associations winter press tour today.Pedowitz sites some production issues on the series that predated Kreisberg's removal as the reason for the scheduling change He also spoke of a fear of 'overload' with all five superhero shows airing concurrently once Black[...]

CW Considering A Spinoff Of The Originals Focused On Hope

With the Vampire Diaries already gone and The Originals ending next season, fans of the universe can cling to hope coming out of the Television Critics Association Summer press tour as the CW president Mark Pedowitz mentioned that they are in early talks with creator Julie Plec about a potential spinoff series The new series[...]

The CW Is Ready For A Supersized DC Crossover … Or Crossovers

With Supergirl now part of The CW's DC Comics-derived lineup, the four-show crossover with The Flash, Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow is inevitable.During a conference call earlier today, network president Mark Pedowitz told reporters "our annual crossover event this fall (will) be the biggest one ever," according to Variety He did not offer further details,[...]

Kevin Smith To Direct An Episode Of The Flash

During the CW presentation at the TCA Winter Press Tour, president Mark Predowitz announced that Kevin Smith (Clerks, Dogma) will be directing an episode of The Flash. Though no specific episode was given, it will be in the second season and air in May. That would make it one of the last three episodes of […]

CW Have Scrapped All Plans For Their Wonder Woman Show, Amazon

Their CEO, Mark Pedowitz, has now made it clear that all work on the show has been stopped.The Hollywood Reporter grabbed some quotes from the man, arranged them in a story with the word "Dead" in the headline. We did not go forward with it... It all depends on the script We were very careful with Arrow and we're[...]

Muppets Headed Back To TV, Just In Time For Christmas

The Muppets are crazy busy right now, but I think that's how they like it. Last week they were hosting a gala at the Just For Laughs festival, they've got Broadway and touring stage shows somewhere on the drawing board, a new movie is being scripted and, now, they're coming back to TV. Here's how […]