CW Picks Up Five New Dramas: 'Arrow,' 'The Carrie Diaries,' 'Cult,' 'First Cut' and 'Beauty and the Beast'

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May 11th, 2012

CW picked up five new dramas to series, a record for the CW.  Arrow, Carrie Diaries. Cult, First Cut and Beauty and the Beast have all been ordered to series.

It's white knuckle time for CW's existing bubble shows! Update: white knuckle time is over:

Ringer and The Secret Circle Canceled

Nikita and Hart of Dixie  Renewed:

Gossip Girl Renewed


  • MattD

    Goodbye Nikita, Hart of Dixie and Ringer! (GG getting a 13 episode final season)

  • Dillan

    Looks like it’s between Hart of Dixie and The Secret Cirlce with which one is going to be renewed. I enjoy both shows, but I think TSC has more potential. And I’m sure outside of ratings (which The CW considers), TSC does better than HoD.

  • Dan

    I smell a cancellation slaugher on the way

  • SmG

    Now I think post-TVD slot should go to Arrow. I hope they wont give it to Carrie Diaries.

  • Tom


    Hart Of Dixie will probably be renewed for the fall.
    Gossip with 13 episodes for midseason ;)

  • Dan

    I think Gossip Girl and Secret Circle will be the ones coming back.

    While ringer and all the others gone.

  • Petar

    NOPE! 5 new FLOPS!!!!!

    This network is so dead! Its completely embarasment.

  • livvy

    Now I’m worried about Dixie.
    Is it possible for a network to cancel all of their freshmen shows?

  • Bill Gorman

    “I think Gossip Girl and Secret Circle will be the ones coming back.”

    Either GG and TSC or GG and HoD seem likely to survive now.

  • Pete

    TSC getting that 0.6 for its last episode has more or less renewed it over HOD and Nikita considering its overall season average.

  • Rachel

    I knew The Selection wouldn’t make it.

  • Dillan


    It’s possible, but I don’t think The CW will do that. I’m almost certain that they’ll either renew TSC or HoD.

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  • A

    Gossip Girl should have its final 13 episodes air during the fall, then during spring 13, a new show can take over its spot.

    While Secret Circle to Fridays 8. Two supernatural shows back to back.

  • Freyja

    I am thinking HOD/First Cut pairing on Monday Night ;)

    But YAY for Arrow, First Cut, The Cult, Beauty and the Beast won’t be watching TCD at all.

  • ron

    so arrow will air after TVD or maybe beauty and the beast¿? so im pretty sure now that TSC and Nikita has been canceled im so sad about TSC e.e it deserve a chance.

    Carrie diaries will go after GG

  • Kavyn

    The rumours are that any returning new shows would be half orders, so that means they’ll renew 3, no? I thought that’s what was being rumoured

  • Jenny

    come on CW renew Hart Of Dixie my favorite show

  • Kavyn

    returning shows*

  • Greg

    I don’t think the CW will premiere all these five shows on fall. It’s just too much by their standards.

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