The CW releases the official press release of the 2015 Fall Schedule which includes Arrow, The Flash and iZombie. It also officially confirms DC’s Legends of Tomorrow as a midseason series.
THE CW ANNOUNCES 2015-16 FALL SCHEDULE
“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” to Debut on The CW This Fall,
With “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” and “Containment” Set for Midseason
Mondays Feature Back-to-Back Comedy, with
“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” Followed by “Jane The Virgin”
The Fastest Man Alive, “The Flash,” Returns to Tuesday Night
Followed by the Brainy Zom-Com “iZombie”
“Arrow” Shoots Back On To Wednesday Night, Followed by the Monster-Hunting Winchester Brothers of “Supernatural”
Thursday Nights are a Double Dose of Bloody Drama with “The Vampire Diaries”
Followed by “The Originals”
Mary, Queen of Scots Returns Next Season to a New Night on Friday, Followed by Cycle 22 of “America’s Next Top Model”
NEW YORK, May 14, 2015 — Wrapping up its most watched season in seven years, The CW Network presented its 2015-16 broadcast schedule today to advertisers, affiliates and national media at New York City Center in New York City. The indie-pop band Of Monsters and Men kicked off the presentation with a live performance of their latest single “Crystals,” and their international hit song “Little Talks.”
“This has been a terrific season for The CW, and is a result of a strategy we set in motion a few years ago to broaden out and grow our audience,” said Pedowitz. “We had our most watched season, and our highest-rated season among men, in seven years. We launched The CW’s most watched series ever with THE FLASH, and with THE FLASH and JANE THE VIRGIN, we received more critical acclaim than ever before.
“The CW is heading into next season with incredible stability and strength, and continuing its strategy of adding more original programming all year long. Our new fall series CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND is original and hilarious, and will work as a perfect companion for JANE on Monday nights, while at midseason we have the much-anticipated DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, and the tense action of CONTAINMENT. These three new series are a terrific complement to our already strong schedule, and allow us to keep building on our momentum in 2015-16.”
The CW will launch its 2015-16 broadcast season in October, with premiere dates to be announced later.
Monday night is back-to-back comedy night with CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND at 8:00-9:00 p.m., starring Rachel Bloom as an unhappy lawyer who quits her job and moves across the country in search of love, with her inner monologue providing irreverent musical interludes, followed by Golden Globe-winner Gina Rodriguez starring in JANE THE VIRGIN returning at 9:00-10:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, Grant Gustin returns as the Fastest Man Alive in The CW’s smash hit THE FLASH at 8:00-9:00 p.m., followed by the brainy zom-com iZOMBIE, starring Rose McIver at 9:00-10:00 p.m.
ARROW, starring Stephen Amell as Starling City’s masked hero, is back on Wednesday in the 8:00-9:00 p.m. time slot, followed by the monster-hunting Winchester brothers in SUPERNATURAL at 9:00-10:00 p.m.
Thursdays will be fang-tastic, with Damon and Stefan returning in THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, 8:00-9:00 p.m., followed by the first family of vampires, THE ORIGINALS at 9:00-10:00 p.m.
Mary, Queen of Scots will face off with Queen Elizabeth this season on REIGN, moving to Fridays at 8:00-9:00 p.m., followed by Cycle 22 of AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL, which will move from Wednesdays in the Summer to Fridays in the Fall.
The new series DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW and CONTAINMENT will premiere in midseason, and THE 100 and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST will return with new seasons in 2016.
Following is The CW’s 2015-16 primetime schedule, a night-by-night breakdown and accompanying details on all the programs. All times ET/PT.
THE CW’s 2015-2016 PRIMETIME SCHEDULE
8:00-9:00 PM CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND (New Series)
9:00-10:00 PM JANE THE VIRGIN
8:00-9:00 PM THE FLASH
9:00-10:00 PM IZOMBIE
8:00-9:00 PM ARROW
9:00-10:00 PM SUPERNATURAL
8:00-9:00 PM THE VAMPIRE DIARIES
9:00-10:00 PM THE ORIGINALS (New Night)
8:00-9:00 PM REIGN (New Night)
9:00-10:00 PM AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL
8:00-9:00 P.M. “CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND”