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Topic: The CW

10 Tips to Creating the Perfect TV Show Hashtag

Listen to your fans and don't get too clever, network execs say

Knowing that many TV viewers watch their favorite shows with smartphone in hand, network execs are keenly aware of the power of the perfect hashtag. While the show title itself, or…

Why the CW Has Just One New Show This Fall—and a Cameo From Britney Spears

Network president emphasizes stability

While most broadcast networks arrived at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour with a plethora of new fall shows, the CW came with only one new series on its…

The CW Is the First Broadcast Network to Wrap Upfront Sales

The Flash fuels hefty volume, CPM increases

After a sluggish start, this year's upfront season is finally in full swing, with The CW becoming the first broadcast network to wrap its upfront sales. By this time last year,…

The Flash and Jane the Virgin Bookend The CW's Fall Premieres

Network delays fall debuts until October

Last season, most of the buzz surrounding The CW focused on a pair of freshman series: The Flash and Jane the Virgin. Next season, those very two shows bookend the…

Here's the 2015-2016 Broadcast TV Schedule

More superheroes, less CSI

With presentation season behind us and the selling season upon us, here's a look at the 2015-2016 broadcast TV schedule. You'll see some familiar faces in new places, more heroes—super…

The CW Celebrates The Flash and Jane the Virgin, and Looks Ahead to Its Next Big Hit

With little room to add new shows, network saves third superhero series for midseason

Short and sweet. That's how to describe the CW's Thursday morning upfront presentation, which clocked in at less than 50 minutes—and that's counting a two-song opening set by Of Monsters…

The CW Slates Its Third Superhero Series for the New Season

After renewing entire fall lineup, network keeps it mostly intact for 2015-16

When you renew your entire fall lineup, as The CW did in January, it doesn't leave much room for new programming. That's why it's not surprising that The CW's 2015-2016…

Why Some Low-Rated TV Shows Keep Getting Renewed

Media blitzes and social engagement help endangered series avoid cancellation

Judgment day has arrived. As the broadcast networks locked in their schedules ahead of this week's upfronts, they decided the fate of their shows that were still on the ratings…

A Guide to Network TV’s Renewals and Cancellations

A roundup of which current series will live to see another season

With upfront week just days away, it's time for the five broadcast networks to finalize their fall schedules, which also means deciding once and for all which of their current…

Q&A: CW President Mark Pedowitz Gets Guys

How the network's fortunes changed in a Flash

For much of its existence, The CW has been shunted off to the side by its bigger, and more popular, broadcast siblings. Launched in 2006 when UPN and The WB…

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