Articles about The CW
The television landscape is awash with series set in alternative – and not particularly bright – futures. Stephen Arnell casts his eye over the dystopian series on screen, and also finds sci-fi series with a more optimistic outlook.
While some say young people are no longer watching TV, the global success of series like Riverdale and Pretty Little Liars has turned that theory on its head. DQ explores how series are driving youth audiences back to the box.
Blood Drive may be the most extreme, bloody and downright original drama this year. DQ chats to star Christina Ochoa about playing the femme fatale in Syfy’s Grindhouse thriller.
With more than 200 hours of television drama in the can, Canadian director Don McCutcheon tells DQ about working on Murdoch Mysteries, the changing role of directors and why he thinks his best work is yet to come.
Christina Ochoa stars as a helicopter pilot in Valor, The CW’s entry into the slew of military dramas coming out of the US in 2017/18. Creator and showrunner Kyle Jarrow tells DQ about the origins of the series and why it stands out from the crowd.
UK indie producer Sister Pictures, which is adapting Naomi Alderman’s The Power for TV, is giving centre stage to distinctive female characters and writers. Meanwhile, Julia Roberts has signed up for an adaptation of a novel by Maria Semple.
The CW has signalled the end of its Mary Queen of Scots drama Reign – however, the TV industry’s interest in royal subject shows no sign of easing off. This week we look at some of the big franchises to have emerged in recent years.
News that Robert Heinlein’s iconic book Stranger in a Strange Land is to be adapted for TV signals a growing interest in the potential for adapting classic science-fiction novels.
Warner Bros’ iconic DC Comics division has proven a valuable source of scripted TV ideas. This week, we explore the extent of DC’s influence in the free-to-air and cable schedules.
The writers behind The Missing have been signed up to pen a new series for ITV in the UK. Elsewhere, Margaret Atwood, Alfred Hitchcock and Jay-Z are all in the news this week – and Dynasty looks set to return to US screens.
ITV’s hit period drama Victoria has been given a second season and looks like it is bedding in for a lengthy run. Also, a planned reboot for Magnum PI continues US TV’s IP-mining trend.
The autumn season has just started in the US – which means TV executives around the world will be watching with interest to see which new dramas live up to their pre-launch hype. This week, we look at some of the network shows that are buzzing.
Comic-Con never fails to deliver when it comes to sneak peaks of new show, this year whetting fans’ appetites by teasing clips of shows ranging from the TV version of The Exorcist to long-awaited Neil Gaiman adaptation American Gods.
UK drama producers are exploring every corner of their country in search of great locations – just as well given that the cost of going abroad has rocketed in the wake of the Brexit referendum.
As the dust settles on the US networks’ Upfronts week, Stephen Arnell casts his eye over the new shows set to hit our screens in 2016/17.
CBS’s new legal drama Doubt will star Katherine Heigl. But it is the casting of transgender actress Laverne Cox in the show that is capturing the headlines.
In the US, the 2015/16 TV season is drawing to a close – so which scripted shows have done the business for the big four networks?
With The Flash and Supergirl set to meet for the first time, Michael Pickard looks at the trend for drama crossovers, with viewers’ favourite characters set to share more screen time in the future.
Youth-oriented TV network The CW has surprised the market by renewing all 11 shows on its scripted slate. Less surprising is AMC’s renewal of hit series Into the Badlands.