The CW Delays Original Series Until January 2021

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On May 14, 2020; The CW Network announced in a press release that many of their original series will be delayed until January 2021. Unfortunately, the issue of COVID-19 is causing problems for many studios and networks, and The CW is no exception. Thus, their January 2021 primetime schedule is as follows:

Monday

  • All American, season 3 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT)
  • Black Lightning, season 7 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT)

Tuesday

  • The Flash, season 7 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT)
  • Superman & Lois, season 1 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT)

Wednesday

  • Riverdale, season 5 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT)
  • Nancy Drew, season 2 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT)

Thursday

  • Walker, season 1 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT)
  • Legacies, season 3 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT)

Friday

  • Penn & Teller: Fool Us (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT)
  • Whose Line Is It Anyways? (9:00-9:30pm ET/PT and 9:30-10:00pm ET/PT)

Sunday

  • Batwoman, season 2 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT)
  • Charmed, season 3 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT)

In addition, The CW announces for their 2021 midseason releases that Kung Fu and The Republic of Sarah will be premiering, and will be joining the returning lineup of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Dynasty, In the Dark, Roswell, New Mexico; and Supergirl.

Lastly, The CW also announces in the press release their Fall 2020 primetime schedule. They appear to be filling in the time with a mix of unaired original shows and shows they bought from other companies. The result is that their Fall 2020 schedule looks like this:

Monday

  • Whose Line is it Anyway (8:00-8:30PM & 8:30-9:00PM ET/PT)
  • Penn & Teller: Fool Us (9:00-10:00PM ET/PT)

Tuesday

  • Swamp Thing (8:00-9:00PM ET/PT)
  • Tell Me a Story (9:00-10:00PM ET/PT)

Wednesday

  • Two Sentence Horror Stories (8:00-8:30PM ET/PT)
  • Dead Pixels (8:30-9:00PM ET/PT)
  • Coroner (9:00-10:00PM ET/PT)

Thursday

  • Supernatural (8:00-9:00PM ET/PT)
  • The Outpost (9:00-10:00PM ET/PT)

Friday

  • World’s Funniest Animals (8:00-8:30PM and 8:30-9:00PM ET/PT)
  • Penn & Teller: Fool Us (9:00-10:00PM ET/PT)

Sunday

  • Masters of Illusion (8:00-8:30PM and 8:30-9:00PM ET/PT)
  • Pandora (9:00-10:00PM ET/PT)

Conclusion

The coronavirus has put a stopper to a lot of shows and movies, but hopefully, we can look forward to next year. Not just from The CW, but from everyone else as well. Until then, stay safe, everyone.

Source: The CW

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