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[08/11/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 11
Updates include: Showtime passes on fifth season of "Web Therapy"; The CW developing trio of projects based on features; and Michael Vartan cast in E!'s "The Arrangement."

[04/13/15 - 01:06 PM]
The CW Network Sets 2015 Summer Schedule
On tap are new seasons of "America's Next Top Model" and "Masters of Illusion" plus the debuts of "Dates," "Significant Mother" and "A Wicked Offer."

[02/23/15 - 10:54 AM]
The CW Network Continues to Bolster Summer Schedule with New Series
On tap are the new unscripted series "A Wicked Offer" as well as the British comedy series "Dates."







DATES (CW)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/9/15 - 8/6/15
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2014-2015 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (9 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION:
(from The CW's press release, April 2015) The British series DATES, in which each episode focuses on a first date between two people who have met on an online dating service, debuts with back-to-back episodes Thursday, July 9 (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET and 9:30-10:00 p.m. ET), following original episodes of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. The series explores the issues, intricacies, romance, and danger of modern relationships and the thrills, calamities, lies, and truths of first dates. Featuring a cast that largely changes with each episode, DATES includes such stars as Oona Chaplin ("Game of Thrones"), Ben Chaplin ("Thin Red Line"), Andrew Scott ("Sherlock"), Katie McGrath ("Dracula"), Amanda Hale ("The White Queen") and Gemma Chan ("Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit"). Bryan Elsley created the series that aired on Channel 4 in Great Britain. DATES is produced by Balloon (Dates) Ltd., and distributed by eOne.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andrew Scott as Christian
· Ben Chaplin as Stephen
· Gemma Chan as Erica
· Greg McHugh as Callum
· Jamie Di Spirito as Jason
· Katie McGrath as Kate
· Montanna Thompson as Ellie
· Neil Maskell as Nick
· Oona Chaplin as Mia ("Celeste")
· Sheridan Smith as Jenny
· Sian Breckin as Heidi
· Will Mellor as David
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bradley Adams as EP
· Bryan Elsley as CRTR/EP
· Chris Clough as EP
· Harry Enfield as EP
· John Maybury as DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Balloon Entertainment
· Entertainment One Television