THE CW NETWORK RENEWS
“SUPERMAN & LOIS” FOR SEASON TWO
Series Debut Lifted The CW to Its Most Watched Night of Primetime in Over Two Years and Scored the Best Day-One Streaming Debut Ever for a New Show on The CW
With “Superman & Lois,” The CW has Now Renewed 13 Series for the 2021-2022 Season
March 2, 2021 (Burbank, CA) – Following its super-powered debut last week across the network’s linear and streaming platforms, The
“The phenomenal multiplatform debut of SUPERMAN & LOIS, which delivered for us in a big way on both a linear and streaming basis, is a testament to the creativity, hard work and dedication of the talented people who worked tirelessly in front of and behind the camera, especially in this challenging environment,” said Pedowitz. “We are thrilled to now have two brand-new bonafide hits in SUPERMAN & LOIS and WALKER, both of which have been renewed for next season along with 11 other of our shows, further positioning us for continued strength and stability for next season.”
The super-sized 90-minute series premiere of SUPERMAN & LOIS lifted The CW to its best night of primetime in over two years (since 01/29/19). Additionally, the debut of SUPERMAN & LOIS delivered the largest day-one streaming audience for a new series in the history of The CW.
The audience for SUPERMAN & LOIS soared higher as delayed viewing was factored in, gaining an additional million viewers (1.7million viewers to 2.7million viewers) on a Live+3 basis, while nearly doubling the live-plus same-day viewership among adults 18-34, growing 93% on an L+3 basis.
Based on the characters from DC created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, SUPERMAN & LOIS is developed by Greg Berlanti & Todd Helbing, who serve as executive producers of the series with Sarah Schechter, Geoff Johns and David Madden. Todd Helbing wrote the teleplay for the first episode, based on a story by Greg Berlanti & Todd Helbing. Lee Toland Krieger executive produced and directed the first episode. SUPERMAN & LOIS is from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.
Like all of The CW’s upcoming new shows, every episode of SUPERMAN & LOIS and WALKER, as well as the current seasons of BATWOMAN, NANCY DREW and DC’s STARGIRL, will be available to stream on The CW’s free digital platforms (The CW app and CWTV.com) following its broadcast on The CW Network.
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