The CW has renewed freshman dramasand and is is also bringing back established hits , The and for tenth, sixth and third seasons, respectively.
via press release:
THE CW ANNOUNCES EARLY PICKUPS FOR THE 2014-2015 SEASON
February 13, 2014 (Burbank, California) - The CW Network has ordered early pickups for the 2014-15 season for its hit series, , , THE and ,which will be returning for itstenth season next fall. The series pickups were announced today by Mark Pedowitz, President, The CW.
"This season we've had great success with our new hit seriespaired with , giving us our best Tuesday nights in years. THE is #2 in its time period in the young adult demos, and with continuing to gain among young men, and growing its time period, we now have strong nights on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday," said Pedowitz. "I'm very pleased to announce early pickups for all five series, and let our fans know they?ll have more great drama to look forward to next season."
The CW's lineup of breakout freshman hit seriesand fan favorite has doubled the network's Tuesday night ratings year-to-year in adults 18-34 (+100%, 1.4 vs. 0.7), grown +150% in adults 18-49 (1.5 vs. 0.6), and gained +88% in total viewers (3.2 million vs. 1.7 million) versus last season. In its ninth season, has seen double-digit increases year-to-year in total viewers and all key demos, and recently had its most watched episodes since 2010.
In its second season,is The CW's most-watched series (3.9 million), and is #1 in its time period among men 18-34 (1.4). THE remains the network's highest-rated show in all key demos in its fifth season, and season to date is ranked #2 in its time period among adults 18-34 (1.8 ? tie), and #3 in adults 18-49 (1.8), ahead of ABC and NBC. Season to date, has improved its time period in total viewers (+4%, 2.35 million) and in women 18-49 (+8%, 1.3).
This season, bothand THE VAMPIRE DIARIES have also seen a 25% jump in digital viewing versus last season, and SUPERNATURAL has seen a huge 57% jump in digital viewing over last year. was also named the most social new series of the fall season by ListenFirst Media.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Most Current data, original telecasts premiere to date