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'Gilmore Girls' Returns To The CW For This Week Only!

'Gilmore Girls' Returns To The CW For This Week Only!

The Gilmore Girls are back – sort of!

The Netflix revival of the series, Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life, premieres on The CW TONIGHT (November 23).

All four parts will air on the network this week, which was the original home of the series.

Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel starred in the series that premiered on October 5, 2000 on The WB. The show ran for seven seasons on the network and one year after it switched to The CW, it ended in 2007.

Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life kicks off in present-day Stars Hollow, where Lorelai still runs the Dragonfly Inn (and chugs coffee like it’s water) and Rory, now 32, has experienced some career success. As Rory works through job-related struggles and Lorelai deals with some unresolved issues of her own, viewers will see how Emily Gilmore has been handling the loss of her dear husband, Richard.

Of course, that’s only a hint of what’s happening in Stars Hollow. Without giving too much away, fans will learn about Kirk’s latest business idea, see a new musical staged by Taylor, hear what Lane and her band have been up to, of course, find out what citizens are buzzing about at the latest town meeting.

All four parts of the revival will air on The CW, and they will also be available to stream for free on The CW app and online for 30 days.

Tune in each night, starting November 23, to Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life at 8/7c on The CW!

Black Lightning's Upcoming 4th Season Will Be It's Last

Black Lightning's Upcoming 4th Season Will Be It's Last

Black Lightning is coming to an end.

It was just revealed that the CW series will be over after it’s upcoming fourth season, according to Variety.

“When we first started the Black Lighting journey, I knew that Jefferson Pierce and his family of powerful Black Women would be a unique addition to the super hero genre,” series creator Salim Akil said in a statement. “The love that Blerds and all comic book fans around the globe have shown this series over the past three seasons proved what we imagined, Black People Want To See Themselves in all their complexities.”

“Thank you to the phenomenal cast, writers and crew without whom none of this would’ve been possible,” he added. “I’m incredibly proud of the work we’ve been able to do and the moments we’ve been able to create in bringing DC’s first African-American family of super heroes to life for the culture. I’m very grateful to Peter Roth, Warner Bros. TV, Mark Pedowitz, The CW Network and Greg Berlanti for their partnership and support of my vision at every step of this journey. While Season Four may be the end of one journey, I’m extremely excited to usher in a new chapter and continued collaboration with The CW as we tell the story of Painkiller.”

If you missed it, it was recently announced that a spinoff of Black Lightning is in the works, called Painkiller, and it looks like that will be moving forward, despite Black Lightning ending.

Greg Berlanti & The CW Developing 'Wonder Girl' Series With Latina Lead!

Greg Berlanti & The CW Developing 'Wonder Girl' Series With Latina Lead!

The CW is working on another new DC Comics series – Wonder Girl!

The network, home to many other shows like The Flash, Supergirl, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and Black Lightning, is looking to bring the latest to the screen, with a Latina star, Deadline reports.

Greg Berlanti and his Berlanti Productions, who produces all of the other DC shows, along with Queen of the South executive producer/co-showrunner Dailyn Rodriguez are bringing the show to life.

Wonder Girl will follow “Yara Flor, a Latina Dreamer who was born of an Amazonian Warrior and a Brazilian River God, learns that she is Wonder Girl. With her newfound power must fight the evil forces that would seek to destroy the world.”

This would be the first Latina superhero led DC TV series, and “tells the backstory/origin story of the DC Comics character of Yara Flor, who was recently revealed as a new Wonder Woman. Yara will make her comic book appearance this January in “Future State: Wonder Woman,” part of DC’s Future State event written and drawn by Joëlle Jones.”

In case you missed it, Greg is looking to bring this animated series to life in a possible new live-action series for The CW!

'Black Lightning' Spinoff In The Works With This Character, To Get Backdoor Pilot

'Black Lightning' Spinoff In The Works With This Character, To Get Backdoor Pilot

Another DC Comics series could be coming to The CW!

It was just revealed that a Black Lightning spinoff is in the works called Painkiller, following Jordan Calloway‘s character Khalil/Painkiller, THR reports.

The possible series will get a backdoor pilot in the seventh episode of the upcoming fourth season of the original show.

In the episode, “Khalil is riddled with the guilt of his troubled past from his former life in Freeland City, where as super-enhanced killing machine Painkiller he was a member of Tobias Whale’s gang and a weapon of Agent Odell and the shadowy ASA. After attempting to bury Painkiller, Khalil moves to Akashic valley to find peace as his history clashes with a new beginning and he is forced back into action to bring justice.”

This would be the latest DC spinoff coming to the network, following the recent news that Supergirl is ending after it’s upcoming sixth season. There is still no word yet on the Arrow spinoff, Green Arrow and the Canaries.

Painkiller is also the second spinoff to air a backdoor pilot in the upcoming season. Nancy Drew will also air a backdoor pilot for the possible new spinoff Tom Swift.

The CW Sets Premiere Dates For 'Riverdale,' 'The Flash,' & More!

The CW Sets Premiere Dates For 'Riverdale,' 'The Flash,' & More!

The CW has just announced the premiere dates for many of it’s shows!

Returning in January 2021 include Riverdale, Batwoman, Nancy Drew, All American, Walker, Legacies and Charmed.

Shows premiering in February include Black Lightning, The Flash and Superman & Lois.

The CW has also picked up Canadian series Trickster, and it will debut January 12th, with Joel Oulette as Jared, an Indigenous teen struggling to keep his dysfunctional family above water. When he starts seeing strange things — talking ravens, doppelgängers, skin monsters — his already chaotic life is turned upside down.

Other new shows of course include Jared Padelecki‘s Walker, Texas Ranger reboot, Walker, as well as new DC series Superman & Lois.

Click to the next slide to see the full winter premiere schedule for The CW in 2021…

The CW Is Developing a 'Nancy Drew' Spinoff - 'Tom Swift'

The CW Is Developing a 'Nancy Drew' Spinoff - 'Tom Swift'

Nancy Drew is getting a spinoff!

The CW series is expanding and will dive into the world of Tom Swift, THR reports.

Based on the book series, Tom Swift will follow “the Black, gay, billionaire inventor who is thrust into a world of sci-fi conspiracy after the disappearance of his father. Tom takes to the road on a quest to unravel the truth, leaving behind the comforts of his usual moneyed lifestyle, all while fighting to stay one step ahead of an Illuminati-scale group hell-bent on stopping him.”

The power duo behind Gossip Girl and Looking For Alaska, Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, who also executive produce Nancy Drew, will oversee the spinoff, with Melinda Hsu Taylor and Noga Landau, showrunner and co-creator of Nancy Drew, co-creating the spinoff with Cameron Johnson.

The possible Tom Swift spinoff will have a backdoor pilot in the upcoming second season of Nancy Drew, which is currently filming in Vancouver.

Regina King Producing Possible New Series 'Slay' For The CW

Regina King Producing Possible New Series 'Slay' For The CW

Supernatural new series Slay is in the works at The CW!

Oscar and Emmy winning actress Regina King and her sister Reina King are producing the show through their production company Royal Ties Prods.

The new series “centers on Carson Jones, a bold, witty teenager with afro puffs, leather boots, seventies cool, and – thanks to her mother’s ancient African bloodline – supernatural gifts and the responsibility to use them to protect Virginia’s Historic Triangle (one of the most haunted areas in the country) from the forces of darkness,” according to Deadline.

Slay is the second new series announced to be in the works at The CW in the past week.

It was previously revealed that Life Sentence creators are developing a new show called Pandora’s Box & Ship. Find out more here!