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Posted Thursday 6/07/18 at 2:05PM EDT
Greg Berlanti inks a Warner Bros. TV mega-deal that could be worth $400 million
Berlanti, who now produces a record-breaking 14 TV shows, will stay with Warner Bros. TV through 2024 under his new pact. The deal is only for his TV work. Berlanti, who recently directed Love, Simon, has a separate film deal with Fox. The Hollywood Reporter reports that the deal is "worth $400 million in all-cash guarantees," adding that Warner Bros. executives "aggressively pursued Berlanti for a new deal. Berlanti, who values loyalty, is said to have been happy at the studio and did not take meetings with any other outlet despite interest from Netflix, among other outlets." (Other sources say the deal is worth "more than $300 million.")
Posted Wednesday 5/30/18 at 9:55PM EDT
Arrow reveals a Season 7 writing room that's almost entirely female
The CW Arrowverse drama has struggled with inconsistent writing of female characters. Will having a staff made of up almost entirely of women help in Season 7?
Posted Monday 5/21/18 at 5:31AM EDT
A goatee is coming to Arrow
Stephen Amell says the iconic part of Green Arrow’s look from the DC Comics universe will be part of Season 7.
Posted Thursday 5/17/18 at 10:42PM EDT
Arrow boss discusses the game-changing Season 6 finale and his Arrowverse exit
Showrunner Mark Guggenheim will step back and become a consultant as Beth Schwartz succeeds him. "We're in that point for network television where you start to look at the ratings and go, OK, how many years does the show have left in it?" he says. "We're going into season seven, Beth and the team have a fantastic game plan and something that I think will both reinvigorate the show and set us up for seasons eight and beyond if that's what we end up doing, or at the same time, will provide the basis for some closure if we end up ending in season seven."
Posted Thursday 5/17/18 at 2:40PM EDT
Batwoman is joining the Arrowverse
Arrow star Stephen Amell revealed the big news at The CW's upfront presentation. “We’re incredibly excited to announce that we’ll be doing another crossover event this fall on the CW, and we’ll be introducing a new character,” Amell said. “For the very first time appearing, we’ll be fighting alongside Batwoman, which is terrific. The crossover is going to make it to air in December. I need to leave right now and start filming it.” This will mark Batwoman's first appearance "on any screen," CW president Mark Pedowitz said.
Posted Thursday 5/17/18 at 9:56AM EDT
The CW unveils its fall schedule, says it will air more hours of scripted TV next season than ABC, NBC and Fox
Supergirl and Charmed will be paired together on Sundays as The CW reclaims that night after nearly a decade. Arrow moves to Mondays and Jane the Virgin will kick off its final season in midseason. “Starting in October, we will have 12 hours of original scripted series on our schedule – more than any other broadcast network besides CBS,” said CW president Mark Pedowitz. He adds of pairing Charmed and Supergirl: "We wanted to have an established show on Sunday night. We wanted name value with Charmed, on there. We felt that it was two shows that empowered women and were making a statement that we were not kidding, we were not going to phone it in on Sunday nights — That we were going to compete.” ALSO: CW won't rescue Lucifer.
Posted Saturday 5/12/18 at 7:13PM EDT
Greg Berlanti sets a new record with 13 on-air shows
Berlanti tied the record this season previously set by Aaron Spelling and Jerry Bruckheimer with 10 series. But the pickups of CBS' God Friended Me and The Red Line, plus The CW's All American, puts him at 13 shows on air.
# TOPICS: Greg Berlanti, The CW, All American, Arrow, Black Lightning, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, God Friended Me, The Red Line, Riverdale, Supergirl, Titans, You
Posted Tuesday 5/08/18 at 9:08PM EDT
Arrow's Colton Haynes files for divorce after six months of marriage
The former Teen Wolf star cited irreconcilable differences in his filing for divorce Tuesday from husband Jeff Leatham.
Posted Wednesday 5/02/18 at 1:17PM EDT
Arrow is losing another star: Paul Blackthorne
Blackthorne won't be back for Season 7, joining Willa Holland, who recently exited the CW DC Comics series.
Posted Friday 4/20/18 at 10:50PM EDT
Presenting 10 TV characters who are pretty terrible at their jobs
The Good Place's Michael, Atlanta's Earn and The Big Bang Theory's Wolowitz all seem to perform miserably in their respective fields.
Posted Tuesday 4/17/18 at 7:01PM EDT
Arrow gets a new showrunner as part of a shakeup
Co-executive producer Beth Schwartz will take over from co-showrunners Marc Guggenheim and Wendy Mericle as the lone showrunner for Season 7.
Posted Monday 4/09/18 at 1:45PM EDT
Arrow makes Colton Haynes a series regular
“We’re very fortunate and excited to welcome back Colton to Arrow,” The CW drama's executive producers said in a statement. “While we’ve always enjoyed Colton’s returns to the show, we couldn’t be more thrilled to have him return as a proper series regular — and we’re very excited about all the creative opportunities Roy Harper’s return affords us.”
Posted Monday 4/02/18 at 2:55PM EDT
CW renews 10 shows, including Riverdale, Jane the Virgin, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Dynasty
Black Lightning, Arrow, The Flash, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Supernatural and Supergirl will also be back next season. CW shows yet to be renewed include The 100, iZombie, Life Sentence and Valor. The most baffling renewal is Dynasty. "Midway through its freshman run, Dynasty recently slipped to an almost mythical 0.1 demo rating, though Nicollette Sheridan’s debut as Alexis seems to have resuscitated the numbers, some," as Matt Webb Mitovich points out. UPDATE: Rachel Bloom tweets Season 4 will be Crazy Ex-Girlfriend's "final season."
# TOPICS: The CW, Arrow, Black Lightning, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Dynasty, The Flash, Jane the Virgin, Riverdale, Supergirl, Supernatural, Rachel Bloom, Cancellations, Renewals & Pickups, Ratings
Posted Friday 3/30/18 at 1:40PM EDT
Arrow loses one of its stars
Executive producer Marc Guggenheim is "very sad" about last night's departure.
Posted Thursday 3/29/18 at 8:36PM EDT
Caity Lotz sets Arrow return
The Legends of Tomorrow star will return for the season finale two-and-a-half-years after her previous apearance.