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The CW Has Already Renewed 'Walker,' 'Riverdale' & 10 Other Shows!

The CW Has Already Renewed 'Walker,' 'Riverdale' & 10 Other Shows!

The CW is issuing early renewals to many of it’s series!

The network just announced that 12 shows will be back for new seasons, according to Variety.

Among the early renewals include new show Walker, as well as Riverdale, The Flash, Legacies, Batwoman, Charmed, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Nancy Drew, Roswell, New Mexico, In The Dark, Dynasty, and All American.

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Roswell, New Mexico, In The Dark and Dynasty have yet to premiere their new seasons on the network.

“Though we’re just a few weeks into the new season, we wanted to get a strategic head start on next season with these early renewals, which allows our production teams to start laying out story arcs and hiring staff, and at the same time, continues to provide us with a strong, stable schedule to build on for next season,” CW President Mark Pedowitz said in a statement.

“As The CW’s 2020-2021 season kicks into high gear, we are thrilled creatively with the direction of our first new shows out of the gate, Walker and Superman & Lois, that we wanted to order the additional episodes to complete their first seasons, and we are particularly pleased with the huge success of the launch of Walker, which debuted as our most watched series premiere in 5 years.”

The CW has also ordered five more episodes for Walker‘s current first season, and two more episodes of Superman & Lois, which premieres later this month.

Omono Okojie Joins 'Legacies' Season 3 In Recurring Role

Omono Okojie Joins 'Legacies' Season 3 In Recurring Role

Legacies has a new addition to the cast – Omono Okojie!

The actress is set to recur on the current third season of the CW series as Cleo, Deadline reports.

Cleo is “a new witch student at the Salvatore School, who bonds with Hope (Danielle Rose Russlell) over their artistic passions. Free-spirited and self-reliant, Cleo is excited to find a new home at the school, and to earn a place in its Super Squad.”

Omono‘s role as Cleo will be a recurring role, so we’ll be seeing more of her this season!

Her credits include NCIS, Bella and the Bulldogs, Gook, Her Side of the Bed and Lift. Other projects she has upcoming include The Entertainers and Trees of Peace, which are both marked as in post-production on IMDb.

This Is How The Pandemic Affected The Upcoming Season of 'Legacies'

This Is How The Pandemic Affected The Upcoming Season of 'Legacies'

Legacies, like many, many other productions, was affected by the pandemic.

In a new interview, executive producer Brett Matthews opened up about how it affected the trajectory of the upcoming third season.

“It impacted it drastically, in one sense,” he told ComicBook.com. “I think I’d literally finished like writing the last line of Episode 20, which we thought was the finale when we had to shut down.”

“So, when we made the decision to sort of wind down the show for a year because we just didn’t feel like it was safe to continue so, like you said, luckily we were sort of able to engineer what feels like an ending and leave storylines in a good cliffhanger-y place in Episode 16,” Brett added. “But we sort of made the decision that we still wanted to give stories from Season 2 their proper conclusion so you will see, you know, certain things bleed over and play out over the first couple of episodes of Season 3 before we sort of begin the majority of the new material post-COVID in episode five.”

Legacies season three will pick up where season two left off for the first four episodes.

Tune in to the season premiere TOMORROW (January 21) at 9pm ET on The CW. Check out the episode synopsis here!

'Legacies' Reveals Season 3 Premiere Episode Synopsis!

'Legacies' Reveals Season 3 Premiere Episode Synopsis!

We’re getting a taste of the first episode of Legacies season three!

The latest Vampire Diaries spinoff is coming back in just a couple of weeks and the season premiere synopsis has been revealed.

In “We’re Not Worthy,” In order to get a handle on some urgencies at the school, Alaric (Matthew Davis) sends the students off-campus for their first-ever field day. But when a medieval monster arrives with a challenge, the students are left scrambling to guess which one of them may be a worthy opponent.

Danielle Rose Russell, Aria Shahghasemi, Kaylee Bryant, Jenny Boyd, Quincy Fouse, Peyton Alex Smith, Chris Lee and Ben Levin all star in the upcoming season.

Check out the season trailer right here and be sure to tune in to the Legacies season three premiere on Thursday, January 21st at 9pm ET/PT on The CW!

‘Legacies’ Season 3 Trailer

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…

Joseph Morgan Says Klaus Mikaelson Will Never Appear on 'Legacies'

Joseph Morgan Says Klaus Mikaelson Will Never Appear on 'Legacies'

You can count Joseph Morgan out for a guest spot on Legacies.

The 39-year-old actor, who played Klaus Mikaelson (Hope’s dad), recently opened up about the possibility of him ever going back to Mystic Falls.

“No never, never. You’re never going to see it,” he told TV Line. “You can hold your breath as long as you want. You know why? I have The Originals box set on my shelf, and it’s a beautiful thing because it’s five DVD sets that are a complete story from beginning to end of this guy, Klaus Mikaelson — well, starting back in The Vampire Diaries Season 2.”

“So I just feel like to come back as a ghost or a flashback or something, for me, that journey, that story has ended,” he added. “That’s the complete story, and it just doesn’t feel right to me to do that.”

“I think Julie [Plec] feels the same. It just feels like it would be strange, like a little forced,” Joseph continued. “Like I’m coming back just so we can see something else of him, but when we see it we go, ‘Ugh, that was it?’ And I don’t want his legacy to be, ‘Ugh.’ I don’t know what the scene could be that it would be exciting enough and epic enough after the journey that he’s had.”

If you remember, Joseph‘s Klaus actually died in the series finale of The Originals.

In case you missed it, this actor got promoted to series regular for the upcoming third season of Legacies!

Leo Howard Gets Promoted To Series Regular For 'Legacies' Season 3!

Leo Howard Gets Promoted To Series Regular For 'Legacies' Season 3!

Leo Howard will have a bigger role in the upcoming third season of Legacies!

The 23-year-old actor has been promoted to series regular for the season, TV Line reports.

Leo played Sheriff Mac’s son Ethan in three episodes during season two of the CW show.

Legacies left off with things taking a dark turn on the twins’ 17th birthday, with Lizzie (Jenny Boyd) left to make a difficult decision.

Meanwhile, Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) took drastic measures when she and Alaric (Matthew Davis) clash over how to handle an issue involving Josie (Kaylee Bryant). Finally, Rafael (Peyton Alex Smith) made a heartbreaking discovery.

Tune in in January 2021 when the new season of The Vampire Diaries spinoff Legacies returns for season three on Thursday nights!