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ARROW
Air Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST on The CW
Episode Title: (#2J7347) "Pilot" (Repeat)
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 29

ARROW - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)

"Pilot" (TV-14, L) (HDTV)

FROM DC COMICS AND UBER PRODUCERS GREG BERLANTI, MARC GUGGENHEIM AND ANDREW KREISBERG COMES A STORY OF A MAN TRYING NOT ONLY TO SAVE HIS CITY, BUT TO SAVE HIMSELF - After a violent shipwreck, billionaire playboy Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell, "Hung," "Private Practice") was missing and presumed dead for five years before being discovered alive on a remote island in the Pacific. Back in Starling City, Oliver slowly reconnects with those closest to him, his devoted mother Moira (Susanna Thompson, "Cold Case," "Kings"), beloved sister Thea (Willa Holland, "Gossip Girl," "The O.C."), and best friend Tommy Merlyn (Colin Donnell, "Pan Am"), but struggles with his ex-girlfriend Dinah "Laurel" Lance (Katie Cassidy, "Gossip Girl," "Melrose Place"), who blames him for her sister's death. Oliver has brought back many new skills from his time on the island and despite the watchful eye of his new bodyguard John Diggle (David Ramsey, "Dexter," "Blue Bloods"), Oliver manages to secretly create the persona of Arrow - a vigilante - to right the wrongs of his family and fight the ills of society. As Arrow, Oliver will atone for the past sins of his family while he searches for the personal redemption he needs. Paul Blackthorne also stars. David Nutter directed the episode with story by Greg Berlanti & Marc Guggenheim and teleplay by Andrew Kreisberg & Marc Guggenheim (#101).

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ARROW (CW)
Returns Wednesday, October 8
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/10/12 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's third) on 2/13/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from The CW's press release, May 2014) After a violent shipwreck, billionaire playboy Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) was missing and presumed dead for five years before being discovered alive on a remote island in the Pacific. He returned home to Starling City, bent on righting the wrongs of his family and fighting injustice. To do this, he creates the persona of the Arrow and allies himself with former military man John Diggle (David Ramsey), computer-science expert Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards), street brawler Roy Harper (Colton Haynes) and international assassin Sara Lance (Caity Lotz), while keeping his secret from those closest to him including his sister Thea (Willa Holland), who has allied herself with his most deadly enemy. Rivalries and allegiances will shift as Oliver faces his most difficult challenge yet. Based on characters appearing in comic books and graphic novels published by DC Entertainment, ARROW is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Greg Berlanti ("Green Lantern," "Brothers & Sisters"), Marc Guggenheim ("Eli Stone," "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters"), Andrew Kreisberg ("Warehouse 13," "The Vampire Diaries") and Sarah Schechter.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Colton Haynes as Roy Harper
· David Ramsey as John Diggle
· Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak
· John Barrowman as Malcolm Merlyn
· Katie Cassidy as Dinah "Laurel" Lance
· Paul Blackthorne as Quentin Lance
· Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen
· Willa Holland as Thea Queen
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Colin Donnell as Tommy Merlyn
· Manu Bennett as Slade Wilson
· Susanna Thompson as Moira Queen
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andrew Kreisberg as CRTR/EP
· David Nutter as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Greg Berlanti as CRTR/EP
· Marc Guggenheim as CRTR/EP
· Melissa Kellner Berman as CO-EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a comic book
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Berlanti Television
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television