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    ‘Roswell’ Reboot in Development on The CW

    A revival of “Roswell,” which originally aired on The WB from 1999 to 2002, is in the works on The CW. The proposed one-hour drama series will follow the daughter of undocumented immigrants who reluctantly returns to her tourist-trap hometown of Roswell, New Mexico. There she discovers the real truth about her teenage crush who […]

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    LISTEN: Fall 2017 TV Preview

    Get inside the 2017 upfronts with Marc Berman, editor in chief of Programming Insider. Marc and PromaxBDA’s Paige Albiniak go deep on nonlinear viewership, programming trends, superheroes and revivals on the Daily Brief Podcast. From May 15-19 and June 6, 2017, Programming Insider‘s Douglas Pucci was a guest on “The Morning Fix” with JJ and […]

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    The CW to Launch Four New Series in 2017-18

    The CW will add four new series (all dramas; two this fall and two in midseason) in 2017-18, with a schedule impacting four of the five night line-up. Only Tuesday will remain as is with returning “The Flash” and “D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow”). The fall starters are military drama “Valor” and a revival of 1980s […]

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    The CW Confirms ‘Dynasty’ Reboot

    In an upcoming season potentially featuring more revivals than ever before, The CW has officially greenlit its new version of classic serialized drama “Dynasty.” From the duo behind “Gossip Girl,” Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, “Dynasty” features two of America’s wealthiest families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, as they feud for control over their fortune […]

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    The Value of Social Media in Upfront Season

    Six weeks into upfront season and there is no shortage of broadcasters hawking their new and returning programming initiatives. Through May 18th (when The CW and NBC Universal Cable step to the stage), dozens of outlets – cable now, then digital and broadcast – present their plans to prospective advertisers, media buyers and members of […]

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    The CW Renews ‘Riverdale’ for Season Two

    The CW has issued an early season renewal to freshman drama “Riverdale,” with an unconfirmed number of new episodes for 2017-18. Debuting on Jan. 26, “Riverdale,” featuring the iconic characters from the classic comic book franchise, is from Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios, in association with Berlanti Productions. It stars KJ Apa as […]

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    The CW Orders ‘Life Sentence’ and ‘Insatiable’ Drama Pilots

    With no more planned superhero-themed dramas in the works, The CW is hoping to expand its scripted series presence with two additional scripted hours vying for a pickup: “Life Sentence” and “Insatiable.” “Life Sentence” features “Pretty Little Liars” star Lucy Hale as a young women diagnosed with terminal cancer who finds out that she’s not […]

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