Five Upcoming ‘CW’ Fall Shows
The CW has brought us some of our favorite shows like “The Vampire Diaries,” “Gossip Girl” and “90210.” This fall’s new shows are sure to not disappoint and continue to deliver us with drama, laughter and entertainment.
This fall on The CW, “Emily Owens, M.D.” will air Tuesdays at 9/8c following “Hart of Dixie.” ”Emily Owens, M.D.” follows a recent graduate (Mamie Gummer, “Off the Map”) from medical school who is now in her first year as an intern at Denver Memorial Hospital and is ready to start her life as a grown-up but the politics of high school follow her to. Emily is forced to relive the social hierarchy of high school while dealing with life and death situations. “Emily Owens, M.D.” also stars Justin Hartley (“Smallville”), Michael Rady (“Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants”), Aja Naomi King, Kelly McCreary and Necar Zadegan.
“Arrow,” based on the DC comic books of the same name, will be joining “Supernatural” on Wednesday nights this fall. “Arrow” looks at billionaire Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell), who went missing for five years before being discovered on a remote island. When he returns home to his mother (Susanna Thompson, “Once & Again”), sister (Willa Holland, “The O.C.”) and best friend (Colin Donnell) it becomes clear that he has changed over his missing years. Oliver spends time with his past love, Laurel Lance (Katie Cassidy, “Gossip Girl”) while he hiding the man he has become. In order to try and make amends for actions he made as a boy he creates the secret persona of Arrow-a vigilante- in order to right his family’s wrongs, fight the ills of society and restore the city. Don’t miss “Arrow” this fall Wednesday at 8/7c!
“Beauty and the Beast” will reinvent the classic fairytale this fall by looking at homicide detective Catherine Chandler (Kristin Kreuk, “Smallville”) who witnessed the murder of her mother as a teenager and would have been killed herself if someone- or something- hadn’t saved her. While investigating a murder Catherine comes along a clue that leads her to Vincent Keller (Jay Ryan, “Terra Nova”), who was supposedly killed years earlier, is still alive and breathing but hiding out to keep his secret-when he is angry he turns into a terrifying beast. Catherine discovers that he was the one that had saved her years ago and agrees to keep his secret for information on her mother’s murder, which starts a complex and dangerous relationship between them. Watch this fall on Thursdays at 9/8c following “The Vampire Diaries.”
“The Carrie Diaries” will take “Gossip Girl’s” place, after it’s final 11-episode season, midseason on The CW this fall. This show will follow a 16-year-old Carrie Bradshaw (AnnaSophia Robb, “Soul Surfer”) in the year 1984 as she grieves her mother’s death and adjusts to the changes that followed. Carrie finds her suburban life in Connecticut to be dull with the exception of her friends Mouse (Ellen Wong, “Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World”), Maggie (Katie Findlay, “The Killing”) and Walt (Brendan Dooling) so when her father offers her an internship in Manhattan she jumps at the chance. She discovers the world of New York and makes friends with Larissa (Freema Agyeman, “Doctor Who”) who’s life in the city inspires her causing her to fall in love for the first time with Manhattan. It also stars Stefania Owen (“The Lovely Bones”), Chloe Bridges (“90210″), Austin Butler (“Switched at Birth”) and Matt Letscher (“Entourage”).
“Cult” will also be coming midseason to The CW. This show within a show follows journalist Jeff Sefton (Matt Davis, “The Vampire Diaries”) whose brother is convinced that the hit TV show “Cult” is trying to harm him. Jeff shrugs off his rants until his brother mysteriously disappears causing Jeff to look into the dark underworld of the show and it’s fans along with the help of Skye (Jessica Lucas, “Melrose Place”) a young research assistant for “Cult” who has started to grow suspicious herself. Jeff and Skye discover that for some of the fictitious show’s fans the plot twists are more real than fantasy. The show also stars Alona Tal (“Supernatural”) and Robert Knepper (“Prison Break”).
While you’re waiting for these shows to premiere in the fall on The CW don’t miss their summer shows “Catalina” on Tuesdays at 8/7c, “Breaking Pointe” on Thursdays at 8/7c and the season premiere of “The LA Complex” July 17 at 9/8c.