BURBANK, CA - The CW Network has announced some early pick-ups for three hit series coming next season.
New seasons of Arrow, The Vampire Diaries, and fan-favorite Supernatural are returning for Fall 2013.
President of The CW, Mark Pedowitz, says "We said last year that one of our goals was to establish building blocks to grow on, and now with our new hit Arrow and fan favorite Supernatural on Wednesday night, and the continued success of The Vampire Diaries on Thursday, we've been able to do that... Not only do Arrow, Supernatural, and The Vampire Diaries perform well on-air, they're also extremely successful for us both digitally and socially. I'm thrilled to have all three shows returning to our schedule next season."
Arrow proved to be a true breakout hit, and had the best series premiere for The CW since 2009. It's also the networks most watched show, pulling in 4.3 million viewers.
The Vampire Diaries is still the highest rated series for The CW in the 18-34 demographic for adukts and women. It's a top-performing show for The CW, both digitally and socially. Trendrr listed The Vampire Diaries are network TV's #1 social program for the week of January 21-27.
Supernatural's ninth season will showcase the Winchester brothers continuing to fight the forces of evil. Pairing Supernatural with Arrow on Wednesday nights resulted in dramatically improved ratings for Supernatural compared to the ratings from last season.
Congratulations to all three shows already announced for new seasons airing Fall 2013!
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