The CW unveiled its 2017-18 television schedule last week. A few shows are moving across the board, here are the highlights:
— Arrow is heading to Thursdays at 9 p.m., following Supernatural. It’s aired on Wednesdays since its debut.
— Dynasty will follow Riverdale (which relocated from Thursdays) on Wednesdays.
— Jane the Virgin and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend will be paired on Fridays.
My (New) Pick: Dynasty.
The CW’s Fall Schedule:
8pm — Supergirl
9pm — Valor
8pm — The Flash
9pm — DC’s Legends of Tomorrow
8pm — Riverdale
9pm — Dynasty
8pm — Supernatural
9pm — Arrow
8pm — Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
9pm — Jane the Virgin
Not Returning: The Vampire Diaries, Reign, No Tomorrow and Frequency.
Midseason: iZombie, The 100, The Originals, Black Lightning and Life Sentence.
Black Lightning (Drama — Midseason)
Logline: Jefferson Pierce made his choice: He hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago, but with a daughter hellbent on justice and a star student being recruited by a local gang, he’ll be pulled back into the fight as the wanted vigilante and DC legend Black Lightning.
Cast: Cress Williams, Nafessa Williams, China Anne McClain, Christine Adams
Dynasty (Drama — Reboot)
Logline: A modernized reboot of the 1980s primetime soap that follows two of America’s wealthiest families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, as they feud for control over their fortune and their children. The series will be told primarily through the perspectives of two women at odds: Fallon Carrington, daughter of billionaire Blake Carrington, and her soon-to-be stepmother, Cristal, a Hispanic woman marrying into this WASP family and America’s most powerful class. Features the 1% in all its glitz and gloss, while exposing the dark underbelly: a corrupt world built on backroom deals.
Cast: Nathalie Kelley, Elizabeth Gillies, Sam Adegoke, Robert Christopher Riley, Grant Show, Alan Dale, Rafael de la Fuente
Life Sentence (Drama — Midseason)
Logline: Hourlong dramedy centers on a young woman who is diagnosed with terminal cancer. When finds out that she’s not dying after all, she has to learn to live with the choices she made when she decided to “live like she was dying.”
Cast: Lucy Hale, Dylan Walsh, Gillian Vigman, Jayson Blair, Brooke Lyons, Elliot Knight, Carlos PenaVega
Logline: The boundaries between military discipline and human desire are tested on a U.S. Army base that houses an elite unit of helicopter pilots trained to perform clandestine international and domestic missions. The drama unfolds in the present as well as in flashbacks to a failed mission involving one of the first female pilots in the unit, ultimately uncovering layers of personal and government/military secrets and leading to a season-long plan to rescue a group of MIA soldiers.
Cast: Matt Barr, Christina Ochoa, Charlie Barnett, W. Tré Davis, Nigel Thatch, Corbin Reid, Melissa Roxburgh