A Sex and the City for the younger set, the soapy CW drama is based on the City prequel by Candace Bushnell. It centers on a young, Manhattan-based Carrie Bradshaw (AnnaSophia Robb) who comes of age in the 1980s. Austin Butler, Brendan Dooling, Freema Agyeman, Stefania Owen, Katie Findlay, Ellen Wong, Matt Letscher and Chloe Bridges round out the ensemble cast.
'Beauty and the Beast'
Loosely based on the 1980s CBS series, Beauty and the Beast positions itself as a modern-day romantic love story with a procedural twist. Smallville'sKristin Kreuk is the Beauty to Jay Ryan's Beast. Austin Basis, Nicole Gale Anderson, Nina Lisandrello, Max Brown and Brian White join them as supporting cast.
'Emily Owens, M.D.'
The medical drama centers on a newly minted doctor (Mamie Gummer) discovers that, sadly and comically, life at the hospital where she works is no different than high school. Joining Gummer on the CBS TV Studios show are Justin Hartley, Michael Rady, Jack Coleman, Kelly J. McCreary, Aja Naomi King and Necar Zadegan.
Based on the DC Comics title, this hourlong drama is a modern retelling of the legendary DC Comics character Green Arrow. Stephen Amell (The Vampire Diaries, Hung) stars in the title role. The project, which also counts Paul Blackthorne, Jamey Sheridan, David Ramsey, Colin Donnell, Katie Cassidy and Willa Holland among its cast, hails from pilot season heavyweight Greg Berlanti.
The second killing spree drama of the new season, Cult revolves around an inquisitive young female production assistant (Jessica Lucas) on a wildly popular television series who joins a journalist blogger (Matt Davis) in investigating the show's rabid fans. Together, the duo finds the fans might be re-creating crime scenes from the show in their real lives -- behavior that has lead to a rash of disappearances and a likely murder. Alona Tal and Robert Knepper fill out the cast.
'The Carrie Diaries'
One of the network's most buzzed-about pilots, The Carrie Diaries will join The CW at midseason.
'Emily Owens, M.D.'
Mamie Gummer, who starred in ABC's Off the Map and recurrs on The Good Wife, stars opposite CW alum Michael Rady (Melrose Place) in the medical dramedy.
The Amazon -- aka Diana Prince -- has been portrayed by the likes of Lynda Carter, Cathy Lee Crosby, Adrienne Palicki, Keri Russell and, most recently, Gal Gadot, who is set to star in Zack Snyder's upcoming "Batman vs. Superman." View gallery
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