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This is a list of programs that are currently, have been, or are soon to be broadcast on The CW. Some programs were broadcast on UPN and The WB and were moved to the CW when the networks ceased broadcasting.[1]

Current programming

Drama

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Runtime Status
The Flash Superhero drama October 7, 2014 8 seasons, 171 episodes 41–45 min. Renewed for final season[2][3]
Riverdale Teen drama January 26, 2017 6 seasons, 117 episodes 42–46 min. Renewed for final season[2][4]
Dynasty Soap opera October 11, 2017 5 seasons, 108 episodes 40–43 min. Final season ongoing[5]
All American Sports drama October 10, 2018 4 seasons, 71 episodes 42–49 min. Season 5 due to premiere on October 10, 2022[2][6]
Roswell, New Mexico Science fiction drama January 15, 2019 4 seasons, 48 episodes 40–43 min. Final season ongoing[7]
In the Dark Crime drama April 4, 2019 42 min. Final season ongoing[8]
Two Sentence Horror Stories Horror anthology August 8, 2019 3 seasons, 30 episodes 19–20 min. Pending
Nancy Drew Mystery drama October 9, 2019 3 seasons, 49 episodes 40–44 min. Renewed[2]
Stargirl Superhero drama May 18, 2020[a] 2 seasons, 26 episodes 42–53 min. Season 3 due to premiere on August 31, 2022[9][6]
Walker Western drama January 21, 2021 2 seasons, 38 episodes 43 min. Season 3 due to premiere on October 6, 2022[2][6]
Superman & Lois Superhero drama February 23, 2021 2 seasons, 30 episodes 42 min. Renewed[2]
Kung Fu Martial arts action-adventure drama April 7, 2021 2 seasons, 26 episodes 41–42 min. Season 3 due to premiere on October 5, 2022[2][6]
All American: Homecoming Sports drama February 21, 2022 1 season, 13 episodes 42–57 min. Season 2 due to premiere on October 10, 2022[10][6]
Awaiting release
Walker: Independence[11][12] Crime drama October 6, 2022[4][6] TBA TBA Pending
The Winchesters[13][12] Supernatural drama October 11, 2022[4][6] TBA TBA Pending

Unscripted

Docuseries

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Runtime Status
Mysteries Decoded Docuseries January 10, 2019 2 seasons, 21 episodes 43 min. Season 2 ongoing

Reality

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Runtime Status
Penn & Teller: Fool Us Magic competition July 30, 2014 8 seasons, 119 episodes 45 min. Season 9 due to premiere on October 14, 2022[14][6]
Masters of Illusion Stage magic August 1, 2014[b] 11 seasons, 135 episodes 41 min. Season 11 ongoing; Renewed[15][14]
World's Funniest Animals Comedy clip show September 18, 2020 2 seasons, 32 episodes 20–21 min. Season 3 due to premiere on October 22, 2022[14][6]
Killer Camp Reality competition October 10, 2021 2 seasons, 7 episodes 42 min. New episodes due to premiere on August 19, 2022[16][17][18]
Would I Lie to You? (USA) Panel game show April 9, 2022 1 season, 13 episodes 21 min. Pending
Awaiting release
Criss Angel's Magic With the Stars[4] Reality October 22, 2022[4][6] TBA TBA Pending

Variety

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Runtime Status
Whose Line Is It Anyway? Improvisational comedy July 16, 2013[b] 10 seasons, 160 episodes 22 min. Season 11 due to premiere on October 14, 2022[4][6]

Acquired programming

Title Genre Original network Premiere Seasons Runtime Status
Coroner Crime drama CBC Television August 5, 2020 3 seasons, 26 episodes 42 min. Season 4 due to premiere on October 2, 2022[4][6]
Devils Financial thriller Sky Atlantic (Italy) October 7, 2020 1 season, 10 episodes 42 min. Season 2 due to premiere on August 16, 2022[19][17]
Wellington Paranormal[c] Mockumentary comedy horror Television New Zealand 2 July 11, 2021 4 seasons, 25 episodes 21 min. Final season ongoing[20]
Great Chocolate Showdown Reality competition Food Network Canada January 29, 2022 1 season, 8 episodes 23–44 min. New season due to premiere on August 11, 2022[21][d]
Awaiting release
Bump[22] Comedy drama Nine Network/Stan August 11, 2022[17] 1 season, 10 episodes 30 min. Pending[e]
Leonardo[22] Historical drama Rai 1 August 16, 2022[17] 1 season, 8 episodes 52 min. Pending[f]
Family Law[25] Legal drama Global/Sky Investigation October 2, 2022[4][6] 1 season, 10 episodes 42 min. Pending[g]
Professionals[27] Action adventure Viaplay October 11, 2022[4][6] 1 season, 10 episodes 48 min. Pending

Children's programming

Further information: One Magnificent Morning

Upcoming programming

Drama

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Runtime Status
Gotham Knights[28][12] Superhero drama 2023[4] TBA TBA Series order

Unscripted

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Runtime Status
Recipe for Disaster[4] Reality 2023[4] TBA TBA Series order

Acquired programming

Title Genre Original network Premiere Seasons Runtime Status
Would I Lie to You? (UK)[29] Panel game show BBC One TBA 2 seasons 30 min. Completed

In development

Title Genre
Angel City[30] Drama
Babylon 5[31][32] Science fiction drama
Hermanas[33] Drama
Hipster Death Rattle[34] Drama
Jake Chang[35] Neo-noir teen drama
Justice U[36] Superhero drama
Powerpuff[37][38] Superhero drama
Zorro[39] Drama

Former programming

Dramas

Title Premiere date Finale date Notes Seasons
7th Heaven September 25, 2006 May 13, 2007 Originally aired on The WB from August 26, 1996 to May 8, 2006. 11
Runaway September 25, 2006 October 15, 2006 1
Gilmore Girls September 26, 2006 May 15, 2007 Originally aired on The WB from October 5, 2000 to May 9, 2006. 7
One Tree Hill September 27, 2006 April 4, 2012 Originally aired on The WB from September 23, 2003 to May 3, 2006. 4–9
Smallville September 28, 2006 May 13, 2011 Originally aired on The WB from October 16, 2001 to May 11, 2006. 6–10
Supernatural September 28, 2006 November 19, 2020 Originally aired on The WB from September 13, 2005 to May 4, 2006. 2–15
Veronica Mars October 3, 2006 May 22, 2007 Originally aired on UPN from September 22, 2004 to May 9, 2006. 3
Hidden Palms May 30, 2007 July 4, 2007 1
Gossip Girl September 19, 2007 December 17, 2012 1–6
Reaper September 25, 2007 May 26, 2009 1–2
Life Is Wild October 7, 2007 February 3, 2008 1
90210 September 2, 2008 May 13, 2013 1–5
Privileged September 9, 2008 February 24, 2009 1
Melrose Place September 8, 2009 April 13, 2010 1
The Vampire Diaries September 10, 2009 March 10, 2017 1–8
The Beautiful Life September 16, 2009 December 18, 2009 1
Life Unexpected January 18, 2010 January 18, 2011 1–2
Hellcats September 8, 2010 May 17, 2011 1
Nikita September 9, 2010 December 27, 2013 1–4
Ringer September 13, 2011 April 17, 2012 1
The Secret Circle September 15, 2011 May 10, 2012 1
Hart of Dixie September 26, 2011 March 27, 2015 1–4
Arrow October 10, 2012 January 28, 2020 1–8
Beauty & the Beast October 11, 2012 September 15, 2016 1–4
Emily Owens, M.D. October 16, 2012 February 5, 2013 1
The Carrie Diaries January 14, 2013 January 31, 2014 1–2
Cult February 19, 2013 July 12, 2013 1
The Originals October 3, 2013 August 1, 2018 1–5
The Tomorrow People October 9, 2013 May 4, 2014 1
Reign October 17, 2013 June 16, 2017 1–4
Star-Crossed February 17, 2014 May 12, 2014 1
The 100 March 19, 2014 September 30, 2020 1–7
Jane the Virgin October 13, 2014 July 31, 2019 1–5
iZombie March 17, 2015 August 1, 2019 1–5
The Messengers April 17, 2015 July 24, 2015 1
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend October 12, 2015 April 5, 2019 1–4
Legends of Tomorrow January 21, 2016 March 2, 2022 1–7
Containment April 19, 2016 July 19, 2016 1
No Tomorrow October 4, 2016 January 17, 2017 1
Frequency October 5, 2016 January 25, 2017 1
Supergirl October 10, 2016 November 9, 2021 Originally aired on CBS from October 26, 2015 to April 18, 2016. 2–6
Valor October 9, 2017 January 29, 2018 1
Black Lightning January 16, 2018 May 24, 2021 1–4
Life Sentence March 7, 2018 June 15, 2018 1
Charmed October 14, 2018 June 10, 2022 1–4
Legacies October 25, 2018 June 16, 2022 1–4
Pandora July 16, 2019 December 13, 2020 1–2
Batwoman October 6, 2019 March 2, 2022 1–3
Katy Keene February 6, 2020 May 14, 2020 1
The Republic of Sarah June 14, 2021 September 6, 2021 1
4400 October 25, 2021 February 14, 2022 1
Naomi January 11, 2022 May 10, 2022 1
Tom Swift May 31, 2022 August 2, 2022 1

Comedies

Title Premiere date Finale date Notes Seasons
All of Us October 1, 2006 May 14, 2007 Originally aired on UPN from September 16, 2003 to May 15, 2006. 4
Everybody Hates Chris October 1, 2006 May 8, 2009 Originally aired on UPN from September 22, 2005 to May 11, 2006. 2–4
Girlfriends October 1, 2006 February 8, 2008 Originally aired on UPN from September 11, 2000 to May 8, 2006. 7–8
The Game October 1, 2006 May 15, 2009 Moved to BET for seasons 4 through 9 and then moved to Paramount+ for season 10. 1–3
Reba November 19, 2006 February 18, 2007 Originally aired on The WB from October 5, 2001 to May 5, 2006. 6
Aliens in America October 1, 2007 May 18, 2008 1
Backpackers July 14, 2014 July 21, 2014 1
Significant Mother August 19, 2015 October 5, 2015 1

Reality/non-scripted programming

Title Premiere date Finale date Notes Seasons
America's Next Top Model September 20, 2006 December 4, 2015 Originally aired on UPN from May 20, 2003 to May 17, 2006 and moved to VH1 for seasons 23–24 7–22
WWE Friday Night SmackDown September 22, 2006 October 2008 Originally aired on UPN from April 29, 1999 to September 2006. It moved to MyNetworkTV for seasons 10–11 and aired subsequently on Syfy and USA Network. The show has aired on Fox since 2019. 8–9
Beauty and the Geek January 3, 2007 May 13, 2008 Originally aired on UPN from June 1, 2005 to March 9, 2006. 3–5
Pussycat Dolls Present March 6, 2007 April 23, 2008 1–2
CW Now September 23, 2007 February 24, 2008 1
Online Nation September 23, 2007 October 14, 2007 1
Crowned: The Mother of All Pageants December 12, 2007 January 30, 2008 1
Farmer Wants a Wife April 30, 2008 June 25, 2008 1
Stylista October 22, 2008 December 17, 2008 1
The CW Sunday Movie 2008 2009 1
13: Fear Is Real January 7, 2009 February 20, 2009 1
Hitched or Ditched May 26, 2009 June 30, 2009 1
High Society March 10, 2010 April 28, 2010 1
Fly Girls March 24, 2010 May 5, 2010 1
Plain Jane July 28, 2010 September 1, 2010 1
H8R September 14, 2011 October 5, 2011 1
Remodeled January 17, 2012 August 20, 2012 1
Shedding for the Wedding February 23, 2012 April 13, 2012 1
The Catalina May 20, 2012 July 3, 2012 1
Breaking Pointe May 31, 2012 September 16, 2013 1–2
The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep August 16, 2012 October 4, 2012 1
Oh Sit! September 27, 2012 December 19, 2013 1–2
Perfect Score July 16, 2013 September 27, 2013 1
Capture July 30, 2013 September 25, 2013 1
Famous in 12 June 3, 2014 July 1, 2014 1
Cedric's Barber Battle April 17, 2015 July 27, 2015 1
A Wicked Offer August 5, 2015 September 23, 2015 1
MADtv July 26, 2016 September 27, 2016 15
My Last Days August 17, 2016 June 5, 2019 2–4
Terry Crews Saves Christmas December 20, 2016 December 23, 2016 1
The Big Stage June 7, 2019 September 27, 2019 1
Hypnotize Me August 7, 2019 September 25, 2019 1
The Christmas Caroler Challenge December 15, 2019 December 25, 2020 1–2
Peaking 2019 2019 1
The CW Happy Hour 2020 2020 1
Legends of the Hidden Temple October 10, 2021 January 23, 2022 Originally aired on Nickelodeon from September 11, 1993 to November 24, 1995. 4
March January 24, 2022 March 27, 2022 1

Acquired programming

Daytime

See also: The CW Daytime

Children's programming

See also: Kids' WB, The CW4Kids, Toonzai, Vortexx, and One Magnificent Morning

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Season 1 was simulcast on DC Universe, and the show now airs only on The CW beginning with season 2
  2. ^ a b The premiere date and seasons listed here refer solely to The CW reboot of these series.
  3. ^ Also streams on HBO Max
  4. ^ The upcoming season is season 3 of the Food Network Canada series. It is unknown if the network will air season 2 episodes.
  5. ^ The series has been renewed by Stan but it is currently unknown as to whether future seasons will air on The CW[23]
  6. ^ The series has been renewed by Rai 1 but it is currently unknown as to whether future seasons will air on The CW[24]
  7. ^ The series has been renewed by Global but it is currently unknown as to whether future seasons will air on The CW[26]
  8. ^ Second-run; originally aired on Netflix
  9. ^ Second-run; originally aired on DC Universe
  10. ^ Second-run; originally aired on CBS All Access

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