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The CW Postpones All Original Content Until January 2021

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The impact of the CoronaVirus is being continuously felt despite various things across the world starting to lift and show the potential for getting back to normal. One of the biggest casualties of this by far is the entertainment industry, as both television shows and movies have faced delays in production, releases and more. While many hoped that things would get back on track with those before too long, the CW has put a kabosh on that in part.

As reported by ComicBook.com, the CW has revealed its plans for the upcoming 2020-2021 fall TV season, and to the shock of many, they have delayed ALL of their original content shows from a fall release, to a January 2021 release.

The reason for doing this is rather simple, at present, no one is filming anything. This in turn caused various shows across many networks to have abrupt season finales and thus end their shows on a low-note or an impromptu cliffhanger. The CW was one such network as The Flash, Riverdale, Supergirl, Katy Keene, Batwoman and a few others had to deal with that issue. Supernatural and Stargirl (which is ending its run and beginning its own) are the only shows you can expect to run through their entirety in the upcoming months.

Here is the schedule for when the CW does bring back its shows:


  • 8/7c: Batwoman
  • 9/8c: Charmed


  • 8/7c: All American
  • 9/8c: Black Lightning


  • 8/7c: The Flash
  • 9/8c: Superman & Lois


  • 8/7c: Riverdale
  • 9/8c: Nancy Drew


  • 8/7c: Walker
  • 9/8c: Legacies


  • 8/7c: Penn and Teller
  • 9/8c: Whose Line Is It Anyway?

The long-term impact of this will be curious to see. After all, various shows aren’t on this list at present, like Legends of Tomorrow (which has already been renewed) the potential Green Arrow and the Canaries spinoff, Katy Keene’s second season, the Kung Fu reboot, and more.

The other question is whether other TV networks will do the same thing, or just delay the releases until a slightly later month.