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How The CW’s Sale Could Affect Its Future Schedule

The CW CEO Mark Pedowitz knows fans of his network’s programming are really upset at its atypical round of cancellations this season. The executive came prepared for his pre-upfront call with reporters early Thursday with a message to viewers: He tried. Broadcast’s longest-tenured network topper has a history of giving his long-running scripted originals a […]

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 […]

Jared Padalecki Clarifies ‘Supernatural’ Prequel Reaction: “It’s Hard to Tweet a Specific Tone”

Jared Padalecki says that he loves former Supernatural co-star and “brother” Jensen Ackles “deeply” and that the tone of his Twitter response to the announcement of the long-running CW show’s prequel series was misunderstood. The Walker actor spoke to The New York Times about his June social media exchange with his former co-star and others […]

How The CW Is Plotting a Return to Business as Usual During a Pandemic

The CW CEO Mark Pedowitz talks with The Hollywood Reporter about doing more straight to series orders, the future the DC brand and finding hope in freshman fare like 'Walker,' 'Superman & Lois' and 'Kung Fu.'

‘TV’s Top 5’: How ‘Saved By the Bell’ Honors Its Past; CW Chief Bids Farewell to ‘Supernatural’

'TV's Top 5': How 'Saved By the Bell' Honors Its Past; CW Chief Bids Farewell to 'Supernatural'

Mark Pedowitz Extends CW Deal, Promoted to Network CEO

Mark Pedowitz, already broadcast's longest-tenured network president, is further solidifying his future with The CW: The executive has signed a new contract extension and been promoted to chairman and CEO of the network he has called home since 2011.

CW President Eyes Another ‘Arrow’ Spinoff

The CW president Mark Pedowitz, broadcast's longest-tenured network chief, ushered in the broadcast portion of the Television Critics Association's summer press tour on Sunday.

CW President Open to Another ‘Jane the Virgin’ Spinoff

The CW is open to another 'Jane the Virgin' spinoff after passing on its anthology-like offshoot this season.

What’s Next for The CW After the End of ‘Jane the Virgin,’ ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,’ ‘Supernatural,’ ‘Arrow’?

CW boss Mark Pedowitz weighs in on how 'Jane the Virgin' and 'Crazy Ex Girlfriend' helped change the trajectory of the network, and where it's headed now that both series are ending.

CW Boss on “Next Generation” of DC Shows, Future of ‘All American’

Fresh off renewing the bulk of his scripted lineup for the 2019-2020 season, The CW president Mark Pedowitz became the first broadcast executive to take the stage during his network's time Thursday at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour. Pedowitz, currently the longest-tenured exec running a broadcast network, fielded his usual questions — Supernatural […]

CW President on Expanding the Worlds of ‘Supernatural’ and ‘Riverdale’

'Supernatural' spinoff attempts could be over as The CW plots more 'Riverdale,' president Mark Pedowitz says.

CW Expanding Original Programming to Sundays

Network president Mark Pedowitz talks with THR about the decision to grow his younger-skewing network's roster.