Arrow Season 2 Is A Go!

Craig Byrne February 11, 2013 7

PilotThe CW has given Arrow an early renewal for a second season!

Here’s The CW’s press release about its renewal:

THE CW ANNOUNCES EARLY PICKUPS FOR THREE SERIES FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON

“Arrow,” “The Vampire Diaries” and “Supernatural” to Return Next Season

February 11, 2013 (Burbank, California) – The CW Network has given early pickups to three of its hit series for next season, including freshman hit ARROW, its top-rated drama THE VAMPIRE DIARIES and fan favorite SUPERNATURAL, it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, President, The CW. All three shows will return in Fall 2013.

“We said last year that one of our goals was to establish building blocks to grow on, and now with our new hit ARROW and fan favorite SUPERNATURAL on Wednesday night, and the continued success of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES on Thursday, we’ve been able to do that,” said Pedowitz. “Not only do ARROW, SUPERNATURAL, and THE VAMPIRE DIARIES perform well on-air, they’re also extremely successful for us both digitally and socially. I’m thrilled to have all three shows returning to our schedule next season.”

One of the true breakout hits of the season, ARROW posted The CW’s best series premiere since 2009 and currently stands as the network’s most watched show (4.3mil). Heading into its fifth season next fall, THE VAMPIRE DIARIES remains The CW’s highest rated series in target demographics, including adults 18-34 and women 18-34. THE VAMPIRE DIARIES also continues to be one of the network’s top performing shows digitally and socially; in fact, THE VAMPIRE DIARIES recently topped Trendrr’s list as network TV’s #1 social program for the week of January 21-27.

The Winchester brothers of SUPERNATURAL will continue to fight the forces of evil for a ninth season. Since being paired with ARROW on Wednesday this year, SUPERNATURAL has seen a dramatic uptick in its ratings from last season, rising 15% among total viewers, 10% in adults 18-34 and 18% in adults 18-49.

We’re assuming Season 2 will begin in September or October 2013. For now, let’s enjoy the remaining episodes of the first season!



7 Comments »

  1. Andy February 11, 2013 at 12:33 pm - Reply

    Not surprised at all but still this is awesome news! Arrow FTW!

  2. A.E February 11, 2013 at 1:51 pm - Reply

    big congrats,hope it have a higher rating next season

  3. Michael J. Petty February 11, 2013 at 3:14 pm - Reply

    I’m not surprised either, but I’m very happy all the same.

  4. Jerome February 20, 2013 at 8:56 am - Reply

    I knew it! cant wait!

  5. Nick March 4, 2013 at 5:19 am - Reply

    Arrow is one of the best hit shows I have seen for a while, very excited :)

  6. oliver queen April 7, 2013 at 8:24 am - Reply

    i luv arrow its 1 of the best show ever ever ever ever made i luv it hope for a season 3 too.

  7. Illusion May 22, 2013 at 9:22 pm - Reply

    Arrow Season 2 Show on October??2013>??plz tell me when date show on arrow season 2

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