Here is The CW’s schedule for fall 2018, which adds a sixth night of programming. New shows are in italics.

8 p.m. 8:30 p.m. 9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Monday Legends of Tomorrow Arrow (new time period)
Tuesday The Flash Black Lightning
Wednesday Riverdale All American
Thursday Supernatural Legacies
Friday Dynasty Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (new time period)
Saturday Local programming
Sunday Supergirl Charmed

 

The CW’s expansion to Sundays will be led by a veteran series, “Supergirl,” and one with a familiar name, “Charmed.” The new night ups the network to 12 hours per week, all of them filled with scripted series. The CW notes that will be more than every other English-language network besides CBS (ABC and NBC will have 11 hours each and FOX nine hours).

It makes sense to have a new night anchored by a returning show — “Supergirl” will begin its fourth season in the fall — and “Charmed” has name recognition from its earlier incarnation, which ran eight seasons on The WB (the last four of them on Sundays).

The network also has two other new series on tap for fall. “All American” is based on the life of NFL player Spencer Paysinger and follows a high school football player from South Los Angeles who’s recruited to join the Beverly Hills High School team. “Legacies” is a continuation of the “Vampire Diaries”/”Originals” world, focusing on the offspring of some of those shows’ characters attending the Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted.

Most of The CW’s veteran shows are staying put where they ended last season. “Arrow” is an exception, as it moves to Mondays to pair with “Legends of Tomorrow.” “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” moves back an hour to 9 p.m. ET/PT Fridays.

Returning shows “Jane the Virgin,” “iZombie” and “The 100” will join the lineup in the second half of the season. So will two more new shows, “In the Dark” and “Roswell, New Mexico.”

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Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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