WGN AMERICA TO AIR MARATHONS OF THE CW'S HIT SHOWS "ARROW" AND "THE VAMPIRE DIARIES"
New York - March 26, 2013 - WGN America, Tribune Broadcasting's nationally distributed cable, satellite and telco network, today announced it will air marathon blocks of The CW Network's most popular shows, THE VAMPIRE DIARIES and ARROW, beginning March 29th,, so viewers can catch up on all the action-packed drama before the final original episodes of the season on The CW.
Viewers can watch the entire season of The CW's highest-rated drama, THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, starring Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley, on WGN America. Episodes will air on WGN America at 11pm ET Fridays-Wednesdays from March 29 through April 17. Original episodes of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES air on The CW Thursdays, 8pm ET.
The full season to date of The CW's most-watched show, the breakout freshman hit ARROW, starring Stephen Amell, will air on WGN America in marathon blocks from 7-11pm ET on Friday, April 5, Saturday, April 13 and Friday, April 19. ARROW will also air from 7-10pm on Saturday, April 20. New episodes of ARROW air Wednesdays on The CW, 8pm ET.
Based on the series of books by L. J. Smith, THE VAMPIRE DIARIES is from Bonanza Productions Inc., Outerbanks Entertainment and Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios with executive producers Kevin Williamson ("Scream," "Dawson's Creek"), Julie Plec ("Kyle XY," "Wasteland"), Leslie Morgenstein ("Gossip Girl") and Bob Levy ("Gossip Girl").
Based on characters appearing in comic books and graphic novels published by DC Comics, 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 ("FlashForward," "Eli Stone"), Andrew Kreisberg ("Warehouse 13," "The Vampire Diaries") and David Nutter ("Smallville," "Supernatural" and "Game of Thrones").
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