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[12/10/14 - 03:09 PM]
"Supernatural" Scares Up Its Most Watched Episode of the Season and "The Flash" Keeps Its Speed in Their Midseason Finales
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 9.

[12/05/14 - 12:36 PM]
The CW Extends "The Flash" Fall Finale by Nearly Two Minutes
Said installment, "The Man in the Yellow Suit," will now air from 8:00-9:01:45 p.m. ET.

[12/04/14 - 11:32 AM]
"Arrow" Soars to Series Highs with Part Two of the Epic "Flash" Crossover
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 3.

[11/12/14 - 11:13 AM]
The CW's 2014 Holidays Highlights
Look for special holiday-themed installments of "The Vampire Diaries," "The Originals," "The Flash" and "Arrow" in the coming weeks.

[10/27/14 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 27
Updates include: ABC eyes import of the U.K.'s "Wire in the Blood"; Malese Jow cast as Linda Park in The CW's "The Flash"; and Kelli Garner tapped as lead in Lifetime's "Marilyn" mini-series.

[10/27/14 - 12:35 PM]
"The Flash" Series Premiere Races Ahead to Become The CW's Most Watched Telecast Ever
The CW further spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 7.

[10/21/14 - 12:09 PM]
The CW Announces Full Season Orders for "The Flash" and "Jane the Virgin"
"The Flash" debuted as the most-watched series premiere ever on The CW, scoring 6.1 million viewers in Live + 3 Day Nielsen ratings.

[10/20/14 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 20
Updates include: Lucas Hedges, Penn Badgley cast in NBC's "The Slap"; Vinnie Jones set for arc on The CW's "Arrow"; and Leslie Jones is promoted to featured player on "Saturday Night Live."

[10/15/14 - 11:17 AM]
Week Two of "The Flash" Speeds to #1 in Its Time Period in Men 18-34 and #2 in Adults 18-34
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 14.

[10/09/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 9
Updates include: Scott Foley, Greg Grunberg to pen comedy for ABC; Legendary Television looking to revive "Lost in Space"; and Victor Garber, Andy Mientus book arcs on The CW's "The Flash."

[10/09/14 - 11:25 AM]
"Arrow" Hits the Mark in Its Third Season Debut, Up in Total Viewers and Key Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 8.

[10/08/14 - 11:35 AM]
"The Flash" Takes Off Full Speed Ahead Posting The CW's Most Watched Premiere in Five Years
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 7.

[09/26/14 - 11:03 AM]
The CW Extends Premiere of "The Flash" by Nearly Three Minutes
The season premiere of "Supernatural" then will start almost three minutes past the hour.

[09/22/14 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 22
Updates include: The CW gives "The Flash," "Jane the Virgin" three additional scripts; Jacki Weaver, Adrian Scarborough join Starz's "Blunt Talk"; and Salim and Mara Brock Akil ink overall deal with BET.

[09/15/14 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 15
Updates include: NBC eyes horror/sci-fi/thriller anthology series; Amazon adds "The Kicks" to its pilot roster; and Jimmy Kimmel to pen comedy pilot for ABC.

[09/03/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 3
Updates include: Jennifer Carpenter to topline USA's "Stanistan"; Lifetime greenlights latest "Flowers in the Attic" sequel; and NBC gives cast-contingent series order to "Weight for Love."

[09/02/14 - 03:36 PM]
New "Supernatural" Season 10 Poster Revealed!
The new season of "Supernatural" kicks off Tuesday, October 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/26/14 - 10:51 AM]
The CW Unveils Fall 2014 Key Art for New Dramas
Check out the designs for newcomers "The Flash" and "Jane the Virgin."

[08/22/14 - 08:59 AM]
Talent Announced for 2014 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews September 6 - 15 at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills
The annual celebration features multiple screenings at the Center's L.A. and N.Y. locations, with L.A. hosting interactive panel conversations at each event.

[08/20/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 20
Updates include: DirecTV renews "Full Circle" for second season; HBO's "Show Me a Hero" casts trio; and Rachel Brosnahan is latest bound for "The Dovekeepers" at CBS.

[08/08/14 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 8
Updates include: Geena Davis to visit ABC's "Grey's Anatomy"; Yvette Nicole Brown boards "The Odd Couple" at CBS; and James Marsden part of latest casting wave on HBO's "Westworld."

[08/07/14 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 7
Updates include: Christopher Menaul to helm National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus"; "Arrow's" Robert Knepper to visit The CW's "The Flash"; and CBS gives early pilot order to "Austen's Razor."

[08/05/14 - 07:14 AM]
2014 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Lineup, Dates Announced
The Paley Center for Media will present the 10th annual PALEYFEST Fall TV Previews on September 6-15, 2014 at The Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles, and September 6-7 in New York.

[07/29/14 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 29
Updates include: J.R. Ramirez cast as Ted "Wildcat" Grant on "Arrow"; Ron Livingston to lead "We Hate Paul Revere"; and Claire Holt boards NBC's "Aquarius."

[07/26/14 - 10:46 PM]
Video: New Warner Bros. Television & DC Comics Logos
Check out the cards for "The Flash," "Constantine," "Gotham" and "Arrow."

[07/22/14 - 12:10 PM]
Virtual Reality Meets Middle Earth - And The Muppets (!) at Warner Bros.' Star-Packed Booth for Comic-Con 2014
Plus: from Thursday through Sunday, a cavalcade of talent will be signing for fans at the Warner Bros. booth.

[07/18/14 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 18
Updates include: The CW's "Hart of Dixie" to return for just 10 episodes; Alexandra Shipp to lead Lifetime's "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B"; Wentworth Miller cast as Captain Cold on The CW's "The Flash."

[07/17/14 - 01:03 PM]
Tote Your Fave Comic-Con(R) 2014 Loot in the Official Bag from Warner Bros. Entertainment
Among the featured shows: "Arrow," "Constantine," "The Flash," "The Following," "Gotham," "iZOMBIE," "The Originals," "The Vampire Diaries," "Supernatural," "Mike Tyson Mysteries" and "Teen Titans Go!"

[07/11/14 - 10:07 AM]
Warner Bros. Television and TV Guide Magazine Join Forces Once Again on a Special Comic-Con(R) Edition of the Magazine Showcasing the Studio's Programming
Look for a special Warner Bros.-themed Comic-Con special edition of the magazine, taking fans behind the scenes of their favorite series and offering up four sets of collectible "flip" covers.

[07/09/14 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 9
Updates include: Robbie Amell cast as Ronnie Raymond in The CW's "The Flash"; Gil Bellows latest to board Syfy's "Ascension"; and Gina Gershon to visit "Elementary" at CBS.

[07/08/14 - 12:21 PM]
Oliver Queen Himself, Arrow Star Stephen Amell, To Serve as Master of Ceremonies as Warner Bros. Television Presents a Night of DC Entertainment, Saturday, July 26, at Comic-Con 2014
Amell will preside over the world premiere screening of "Gotham" and the complete pilot screening of "The Flash."

[07/02/14 - 01:24 PM]
Warner Bros. Television Group Amps Up The Action at Comic-Con(R) 2014 with Super Heroes, Super-Villains, Scientists, Vampires, Vigilantes and a Massive Saturday Night Event with DC Entertainment
The Studio returns to the world's leading pop-culture convention in 2014 with 15 series, including 10 returning fan-favorite shows and five programs making their much-anticipated Comic-Con debut.

[06/30/14 - 02:23 PM]
Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment Join Forces to Present the First Ever WBTV/DC Entertainment Saturday Night, Featuring the World Premiere of "Gotham" and Much More on Saturday, July 26, at Comic-Con 2014
Also screening will be the complete pilot of "The Flash" and exclusive footage from "Constantine."

[06/25/14 - 11:27 AM]
The CW Network Announces Fall 2014 Premiere Dates
Look for newcomers "The Flash" on Tuesday, October 7 and "Jane the Virgin" on Monday, October 13.

[06/16/14 - 09:55 AM]
Warner Bros. Consumer Products Showcases DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television Primetime Television Slate at Licensing Expo 2014
"Arrow," "Gotham," "The Flash," "Constantine" and "iZOMBIE" are among the primetime TV licensing offerings.

[05/27/14 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 27
Updates include: E! passes on its drama pilot "Songbyrd"; Melora Hardin joins the cast of Amazon's "Transparent"; and John Wesley Shipp's character on "The Flash" is revealed.

[05/15/14 - 09:11 AM]
Video: Trailers for The CW's "The Flash" & "Jane the Virgin"
Get your first look at both of the netlet's new fall dramas.

[05/15/14 - 05:02 AM]
The CW Announces 2014-2015 Fall Schedule
New drama "The Flash" will lead off Tuesdays with fellow newcomer "Jane the Virgin" set for Mondays at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/14/14 - 05:28 PM]
Video: "The Flash" First Look: Don't Blink
Watch the 60-second tease shown during tonight's season finale of "Arrow."

[05/09/14 - 04:00 PM]
The CW Reveals First Promotional Art for New Dramas
Get your first look at the promotional images for "The Flash," "iZOMBIE," "Jane the Virgin" and "The Messengers."

[05/08/14 - 12:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 8 - The CW Picks Up Quartet of New Dramas
"The Flash," "iZOMBIE," "Jane the Virgin" and "The Messengers" are all on tap from the netlet next season.

[03/11/14 - 09:19 AM]
"The Flash" Full-Suit Image Revealed for the First Time as Production Continues on New Pilot for The CW from Warner Bros. Television
"I hope the fans who treasure the character are as excited as we are by what costume designer Colleen Atwood has achieved with this latest version of The Flash's iconic suit," said David Nutter.

[03/07/14 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 7
Updates include: Felicity Huffman tapped for "American Crime" at ABC; Rebecca Romijn cast in NBC's "The Pro"; and Dave Annable scores a role in FOX's "Red Band Society."

[02/28/14 - 10:04 AM]
"The Flash" First Image Revealed as Production Begins on New Pilot for The CW from Warner Bros. Television, Based Upon Characters Published by DC Comics
The costume for "The Flash" was designed by three-time Oscar(R) winner Colleen Atwood, who also designed the costume for "Arrow."

[02/24/14 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 24
Updates include: Tim Daly marries "Madam Secretary" at CBS; FOX gives off-cycle pilot order to "Home"; and Lily Rabe nabs female lead on ABC's "The Visitors."

[02/11/14 - 05:54 PM]
"The Flash" Casting: John Wesley Shipp to Guest Star
Shipp will guest star in the pilot in a mystery role, with the part intended to be a recurring guest star in series.

[02/10/14 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 10
Updates include: Nick Zano to get "One Big Happy" at NBC; Tom Cavanagh cast in The CW's "The Flash"; and Kevin Alejandro lands role on ABC's "Clementine."

[02/04/14 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 4
Updates include: Ryan Phillippe on track to lead ABC's "Secrets & Lies"; Linda Cardellini joins Netflix's KZK project; and Jake McDorman to star in ABC's "My Thoughts Exactly."

[01/24/14 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 24
Updates include: ABC gives green light to four drama pilots; NBC does the same with two multi-camera comedies; and trio boards "The Comedians" at FX.

[01/21/14 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 21
Updates include: Jesse L. Martin joins The CW's "The Flash"; Rashida Jones to lead "Tribeca" at TBS; and NBC opts not to proceed with its Octavia Spencer-led "Murder, She Wrote" revival.

[01/15/14 - 03:41 PM]
The CW at TCA: Pedowitz Details Summer Plans, "Veronica Mars" Spin-Off
Plus: the executive on the future of "Supernatural," "Reign," "The Carrie Diaries," "Hart of Dixie," "Beauty and the Beast" and more!

[11/18/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 18
Updates include: Kate Walsh-led comedy "Bad Judge" gets pilot order at NBC; The CW's "The Flash" to film a full-fledged pilot; and Vince Gilligan to remain at Sony Pictures Television.

[09/13/13 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 13
Updates include: Grant Gustin is "The Flash" for The CW; Lisa Edelstein to lead Bravo's "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"; and Janet Tamaro to exit TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles."

[07/30/13 - 10:17 AM]
The CW at TCA: Planted Spin-Offs Will Continue with "Arrow," "Supernatural"
Plus: Mark Pedowitz on the future of "Amazon" and when we'll see the final season of "Nikita."







FLASH, THE (CW)
Returns Tuesday, January 20
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/7/14 - ???
STATUS:
returning this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (23 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
full season of - presumably - 23 episodes ordered on 10/21/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from The CW's press release, October 2014) The CW has given full season orders to its two hit freshman series, THE FLASH and JANE THE VIRGIN, it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, President, The CW. THE FLASH debuted as the most-watched series premiere ever on The CW, scoring 6.1 million viewers in Live + 3 Day Nielsen ratings, and was the network's highest-rated series premiere among adults 18-49 in more than five years, since THE VAMPIRE DIARIES debuted in 2009. The most critically acclaimed new series of the season, JANE THE VIRGIN, bowed with The CW's most-watched and highest-rated show in its time period in two years. TV Guide called JANE THE VIRGIN the "#1 Must-See" new show of the season, and named star Gina Rodriguez the "most inspiring young actress on TV today." Tim Goodman of the Hollywood Reporter said JANE was "by far the best network pilot -drama or comedy" this season.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Candice Patton as Iris West
· Carlos Valdes as Cisco Ramon
· Danielle Panabaker as Caitlin Snow
· Grant Gustin as Barry Allen
· Jesse L. Martin as Detective West
· John Wesley Shipp as Henry Allen
· Michelle Harrison as Nora Allen
· Patrick Sabongui as David Singh
· Rick Cosnett as Eddie Thawne
· Tom Cavanagh as Harrison Wells
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andrew Kreisberg as CRTR/EP
· David Nutter as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Geoff Johns as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as CRTR/EP
· Melissa Kellner Berman as CO-EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a comic book
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Berlanti Productions
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television