With Arrow Ending, The CW Readies Next Wave of Superhero Series

Mark Pedowitz on building ‘Arrowverse 2.0’

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The superhero crossover Crisis on Infinite Earths features many characters who will help continue the "Arrowverse" after Arrow's series finale. Dean Buscher/The CW

Tonight, The CW airs the conclusion to its biggest superhero crossover ever, Crisis on Infinite Earths. And the network is facing its own major crossroads as it prepares to close the book on Arrow, the hit show that spawned The CW’s “Arrowverse” of six (and counting) DC superhero series.

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