The CW Renews Its ‘DC TV Universe’ Shows


No one could imagine that we would be seeing a live-action superhero universe unfold on our television screens, but six years after Arrow premiered, The CW has become known for hosting shows such as The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow.

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Today, tTe CW has renewed all three of those shows for new seasons, as well as sister show Supergirl and freshman drama Black Lightning. They join Riverdale, Jane the Virgin, and longtime CW staple Supernatural.


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The network plans to expand its programming from five nights to six, starting in October 2018.


Check out the synopsis for the April 12th episode of Arrow titled “Fundamentals” below:

OLIVER IS VISITED BY A GHOST FROM HIS PAST — In his darkest place yet, Oliver (Stephen Amell) wonders if he has failed at everything – being a father, a mayor and a hero. His frustration rising, Oliver lashes out at Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) and William (guest star Jack Moore). A surprising visit from an old friend has Oliver questioning his next move. Ben Bray directed the episode written by Speed Weed & Emilio Ortega Aldrich.


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Check out the synopsis for the April 9th, season 3 finale of Legends of Tomorrow titled “The Good, The Bad, and the Cuddly” below:


The Legends plan to vanquish Mallus by using the totems doesn’t go as planned, forcing Rip (guest star Arthur Darvill) to improvise. The team finds itself regrouping in the Wild West where they run into their old pal Jonah Hex (guest star Johnathon Schaech). Sara (Caity Lotz) leaves Ray (Brandon Routh) in charge of watching Damien Darhk (Neal McDonaugh), while she comes up with a new plan. Meanwhile, Amaya (Maisie Richarson-Sellers) is determined to find a way to use the totems to destroy Mallus. Dominic Purcell, Tala Ashe, Keiynan Lonsdale, Nick Zano and Franz Drameh also star. Dermott Downs directed the episode written by Marc Guggenheim & Phil Klemmer.

Check out the synopsis for the April 10th episode of The Flash titled “Null and Annoyed” below:


Barry (Grant Gustin) and Ralph (guest star Hartley Sawyer) take different approaches to finding the remaining bus metas before DeVoe gets to them. However, Ralph’s cavalier attitude frustrates Barry and the two clash over what it means to be a hero. Meanwhile, Breacher (guest star Danny Trejo) returns to ask Cisco (Carlos Valdes) for a favor. Kevin Smith directed the episode written by Lauren Certo & KristenCheck out the synopsis

Check out the synopsis for the April 10th episode of Black Lightning titled “The Resurrection and the Light: The Book of Pain” below:


Tobias (Marvin Jones III) returns to Freeland. He is tasked to capture – not kill – Black Lightning (Cress Williams) with the help of an unexpected source. After a battle of epic proportions, Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Anne McClain) provide surprising aid. Christine Adams, Damon Gupton and James Remar also star. The episode was written by Jan Nash & Adam Giaudrone and directed by Oz Scott.


Written by Collier Jennings