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The CW Sets Fall Premiere Dates for ‘Walker,’ ‘Supernatural’ Prequels, ‘All American’

The CW will stay with its usual premiere strategy for the start of the 2022-23 season. The network announced fall dates for its primetime lineup, and as usual most series will debut in October, a couple weeks after the big four broadcasters roll out most of their shows. One big exception for The CW is […]

‘All American,’ ‘The Flash’ Among 7 Early Renewals at The CW

The CW has handed out a number of early renewals for its most prized scripted originals. While the Mark Pedowitz-led broadcaster traditionally renews the bulk of its slate early, the network — which is currently up for sale by owners WarnerMedia and Paramount — has granted additional seasons for only seven of its 19 scripted […]

The CW’s ‘All American: Homecoming’: TV Review

The 'All American' spinoff follows a tennis player from Beverly Hills to her first year at a historically Black university in Atlanta.

‘TV’s Top 5’: John Landgraf on the State of FX; Inside Franchise Hopes for ‘All American’

Welcome to the 156th episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as […]

‘Life Goes On’ Sequel Starring Kellie Martin Lands at NBC

Life Goes On is inching a step further toward a return to primetime. NBC has handed out a put-pilot commitment to a sequel to the former ABC drama, with original star Kellie Martin attached to reprise her role. The potential series hails from writer/exec producer Nkechi Okoro Carroll and is set up at Warner Bros. […]

TV Ratings: ‘The Voice’ Improves, ‘All American’ Reaches Season Highs

The final performance episode of The Voice pulled in its biggest audience since early October, but most of those viewers didn’t stick around for the premiere of comedy series Grand Auto. A simulcast of Monday Night Football on ESPN and ABC delivered the night’s biggest total audience, and The CW’s All American scored season highs […]

From ‘Gossip Girl’ to ‘Riverdale’: Inside The CW’s Unlikely Road to 15 Years on Air

When The CW was announced in January 2006, the idea was to take the two smallest broadcast networks (UPN and The WB) and combine them into one less-small network with the backing of two media titans, UPN owner CBS and WB namesake Warner Bros. Entertainment. Fifteen years and several sea changes in the television landscape […]

TV Ratings: ‘Good Doctor’ Hits Season High, ‘Voice’ Rebounds

The Good Doctor gathered its largest audience of the season Monday, and The Voice recovered some after hitting a season low a week ago. The CW’s All American and 4400 premiered to decent numbers, and as usual, ESPN’s Monday Night Football led all of TV in primetime. The Good Doctor averaged 4.1 million viewers and […]

This Week in TV: ‘Insecure’ Final Season, ‘All American,’ ‘Locke & Key’

A pair of HBO staples begin their seasons this week — and in the case of Insecure, its last season. The next seven days will also bring the opening of baseball’s World Series, the return of a CW favorite and the second season of Netflix’s Locke & Key. Below is The Hollywood Reporter‘s rundown of premieres, returns and […]

Nkechi Okoro Carroll Renews Overall Deal at Warner Bros. TV

All American showrunner Nkechi Okoro Carroll is staying put at Warner Bros. TV Group. Carroll has renewed her overall deal with the studio and formed a production company, Rock My Soul. The first project for the company under the new, multi-year agreement is a sequel to the 1989-93 ABC series Life Goes On, which WB […]

‘All American,’ ‘Outer Banks’ Shoot to Top of Streaming Rankings

The premiere of Outer Banks‘ second season and the Netflix debut of All American‘s third season pushed the two shows to the top of Nielsen’s streaming rankings for the final week of July. The two finished in a near tie, in fact, with All American racking up 1.43 billion minutes of watch time and Outer […]

2020-21 TV Ratings: Complete 7-Day Ratings for Broadcast Network Series

The CW’s All American was the 135th most watched show on the English-language broadcast networks this season — but it also stands alone among primetime series. The high school football drama is the only network primetime show that grew both its total audience and its adults 18-49 rating in 2020-21 in Nielsen’s seven-day ratings. It’s […]