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The CW Announces Summer Premiere Dates

Two New Scripted Dramas -- 'The Outpost' and 'Burden of Truth' - Will Premiere

The CW has set its Summer 2018 premiere dates, which will feature two new scripted dramas: fantasy adventure “The Outpost” and investigative legal drama “Burden of Truth,” plus returning “Whose Line is it Anyway?,” “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” “Masters of Illusion” and “My Last Days.” The CW’s two new summer dramas will debut on consecutive nights in July, with “The Outpost” from executive producer Dean Devlin (“Stargate,” “Independence Day”) premiering Tuesday, July 10 at 8 p.m. ET, and “Burden of Truth,” starring Kristin Kreuk (“Smallville,” “Beauty And The Beast”), premiering Wednesday, July 11 at 8 p.m. ET.

“My Last Days,” hosted and executive produced by “Jane the Virgin” star Justin Baldoni, returns for its second installment this summer. The three-part special will air in the Friday 8 p.m. hour for three consecutive weeks beginning on May 25.

“Whose Line is it Anyway?” returns with new episodes in the 9 p.m. ET hour effective on Monday, June 4. “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” premieres with new episodes on Monday, June 25 at 8 p.m. And “Masters of Illusion” makes its season debut with back-to-back new episodes in the Friday 8 p.m. ET hour beginning on June 29.

Additionally, original episodes of “The Originals” and “The 100” will also continue to air throughout the summer.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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