Last night’s Supergirl debut was a good for for The CW, as the network jumping show was the most watched show in its time period in almost eight years.
I read with interest that CW Seed is going to have the first TV show, albeit an animated one, that features a gay lead hero, The Ray. They’ve had quite a bit of success with Vixen, an African-American female hero, so I’m happy to see them moving in this direction as well.
Kevin Smith was head over heals last season when he directed an episode of The Flash for The CW. On his podcasts, he’s gushed about wanting to direct more DC television series, and he’s getting his wish as he will take on Supergirl and Flash in their new seasons.
When the Supergirl television production moved to Canada, there were a lot of questions about who would return for the second season, and who would not. Today we learn that Calista Flockhart is returning as Cat Grant, but only as a recurring guest star.
After eight epic seasons of high-stakes romance, adventure, and drama, THE VAMPIRE DIARIES will conclude its run with the upcoming 2016-17 season. The announcement was made today at San Diego Comic-Con® by executive producers Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec. The panel concluded with a farewell video from the cast and producers, which featured an exclusive premiere of the new song Changing Tides, by The Fray.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow returns this Fall, and will feature a brand new Vixen.