TCA: CW Renews ‘Supergirl,' ’Supernatural,' Others for '17-'18

Complete Coverage: 2017 TCA Winter Press Tour

Pasadena, Calif. -- The CW has given early renewals to seven series for 2017-2018. Arrow is a go for season six, The Flash and Jane the Virgin got the green light for season four, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Supergirl and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow for season three, and Supernatural is coming back for season 13.

Premiere dates will be revealed at a later time.

CW President Mark Pedowitz made the announcement to reporters at TCA press tour in Pasadena Jan. 8.

“Over the past several seasons, The CW has built a schedule of proven performers, from our lineup of DC superheroes, to critically acclaimed comedies, to sci-fi dramas,” said Pedowitz. “Early pickups of these seven series now allow our producers to plan ahead for next season, and gives us a solid base to build on for next season, with original scripted series to roll out all year long.”

Michael Malone

Michael Malone is content director at B+C and Multichannel News. He joined B+C in 2005 and has covered network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television, including writing the "Local News Close-Up" market profiles. He also hosted the podcasts "Busted Pilot" and "Series Business." His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The L.A. Times, The Boston Globe and New York magazine.