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The CW Gives Early Renewals to 5 Series

In accordance with a precedent it set years ago, the CW on Thursday announced that it has made a number of early renewals in advance of the 2014-15 season.

The CW Gives Back-Nine Orders to All 3 New Dramas

The CW on Monday announced it has granted back-nine orders for its three freshman series, committing to full-season runs for The Originals, The Tomorrow People and Reign.

The CW Closes Out Its Upfront Deals

The CW is once again the first network to finish writing its upfront business, taking in approximately $400 million to $410 million in advance commitments for the 2013-14 TV season. Sources said that overall dollar volume was flat when compared to last year's bazaar.

The CW Stacks Up the Sci-Fi

The CW today announced a radical tinkering of its prime-time Feng Shui, shifting two bubble series to Monday nights and placing its new series in unexpected time slots.