Network president Mark Pedowtiz emphasized -- more than once -- that the network is a "very different CW than a few years back" while pitching its upcoming season Thursday at
"We were the
The network was able to bring in more men with the addition of its breakout superhero drama
And this season was the network's most-watched in three years. Though the young network is still modestly rated, the often-overlooked broadcast network made inroads this season, finally cracking Tuesdays with the combination of
"We know we will keep that momentum," Pedowtiz said to the crowd.
The CW will enter the upcoming season, which launches in October, with three new dramas and one new comedy -- two of which will roll out in the fall, soap "Jane the Virgin" and "Arrow" spinoff "The Flash."
"The Flash" will instead serve as a lead-in to Tuesday veteran
Those tweaks aside, the rest of the network's lineup will remain the same. "Arrow" and "The 100" will hold steady on Wednesdays, while "The Vampire Diaries" and "Reign" maintain their Thursday positions. Closing out the week on Fridays are back-to-back episodes of "Whose Line Is It Anway?" and
Coming midseason are returning dramas