A “minimal” quantity of present CW exhibits will carry over into the 2023-24 TV season, a number of execs from the community’s new proprietor made clear on Tuesday.
Final spring, properly forward of the anticipated shake-up ensuing from Nexstar assuming possession come November, The CW cancelled a slew of sequence, together with Legends of Tomorrow, Batwoman and Legacies.
Then in August, it was introduced that The Flash can be rushing into its last season (in early 2023), as is Riverdale. And in latest weeks, DC’s Stargirl and Nancy Drew acquired related “last season” information.
That leaves, on the scripted entrance at the very least, All American, All American: Homecoming, Kung Fu, Walker, Walker Independence, The Winchesters and Superman & Lois (Season 3 arrives at midseason), plus the freshman DC sequence Gotham Knights (premiering at midseason).
However most of these exhibits ought to most likely begin reserving venues for sequence wrap events, from the seems of it.
“Programming for The CW is in place for the 2022-2023 broadcast season” and “that programming is in keeping with what the programmers have traditionally had on the air for that timeframe,” Nexstar CFO and EVP Lee Ann Gliha stated on Tuesday in the course of the firm’s quarterly earnings name (by way of Selection). “Over the course of the following yr, we’re actually working to develop our slate, which is able to come on-line within the 2023-2024 broadcast season.
“We may have some carryover dedication for the CBS (Paramount) and the WBD (Warner Bros. Discovery) programming in that yr,” Gliha stated, “nevertheless it’s minimal at that time.”
Chatting with the waning presence of WBTV and CBS/Paramount programming, Nexstar CEO Perry Sook stated throughout the identical earnings name, “Warner and Paramount should not precluded from promoting us programming. It’s simply going to should be a monetary deal that we like.” (It was reported earlier this month that Nexstar will put a “$1 million-per-episode” ceiling on future licensing charges, a marked drop from what many sequence at the moment invoice the community.)
“And there could also be a few exhibits that distinguish themselves this yr,” Sook added, “that we need to maintain over to subsequent yr.”
Which present CW exhibits (together with midseason premieres/returns) do YOU suppose will nonetheless be alive a yr from now?