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Your Complete Guide to Pilots and Straight-to-Series orders

2022 The CW Pilots & Series Orders

2022 The CW Pilots & Series Orders

2 Pilots
3 Series Orders


GOTHAM KNIGHTS (Pickup up to series)

In the wake of Bruce Wayne’s murder, his rebellious adopted son forges an unlikely alliance with the children of Batman’s enemies when they are all framed for killing the Caped Crusader. And as the city’s most wanted criminals, this renegade band of misfits must fight to clear their names. But in a Gotham with no Dark Knight to protect it, the city descends into the most dangerous it’s ever been. However, hope comes from the most unexpected of places as this team of mismatched fugitives will become its next generation of saviors known as the Gotham Knights.

Studio Berlanti Productions/Warner Bros. Television

Team Chad Fiveash (w, ep), James Stoteraux (w, ep), Natalie Abrams (w, co-ep), Danny Cannon (d, ep), Greg Berlanti (ep), Sarah Schechter (ep), David Madden (ep)

Cast Fallon Smythe, Tyler DiChiara, Olivia Rose Keegan, Navia Robinson, Oscar Morgan, Anna Lore

POWERPUFF (Being repiloted)

FKA The Powerpuff Girls

Live-action reboot of the 1998-2005 Cartoon Network series follows the trio who used to be America’s pint-sized superheroes. Now they’re disillusioned twentysomethings who resent having lost their childhood to crime fighting. Will they agree to reunite now that the world needs them more than ever?

Studio Berlanti Productions/Vita Vera Films/Warner Bros TV

Team Heather Regnier (w, ep), Diablo Cody (w, ep), Greg Berlanti (ep), Sarah Schechter (ep), David Madden (ep), Maggie Kiley (d, ep), Erika Kennair (p)

Cast Dove Cameron, Yana Perrault, Donald Faison, Nicholas Podany, Robyn Lively, Tom Kenny (narrator)

WALKER: INDEPENDENCE (Pickup up to series)

'Walker' origin story set in the late 1800s follows Abby Walker, an affluent Bostonian whose husband is murdered before her eyes while on their journey out West. On her quest for revenge, Abby crosses paths with Hoyt Rawlins, a lovable rogue in search of purpose. Abby and Hoyt's journey takes them to Independence, Texas, where they encounter diverse, eclectic residents running from their own troubled pasts and chasing their dreams. Our newfound family will struggle with the changing world around them, while becoming agents of change themselves in a town where nothing is what it seems.

Studio CBS Studios

Team Seamus Fahey (w, ep), Anna Fricke (w, ep), Jared Padalecki (ep), Dan Lin (ep), Lindsey Liberatore (ep), Laura Terry (ep), Larry Teng (d, ep)

Cast Justin Johnson Cortez, Matt Barr, Greg Hovanessian, Lawrence Kao, Katherine McNamara

THE WINCHESTERS (Pickup up to series)

'Supernatural' prequel follows told from the perspective of narrator Dean Winchester follows the epic, untold love story of how John met Mary and how they put it all on the line to not only save their love but the entire world.

Studio Chaos Machine Productions/Warner Bros. Television/CBS Studios

Team Robbie Thompson (w, ep), Jensen Ackles (ep), Danneel Ackles (ep), Glen Winter (d, ep)

Cast Nida Khurshid, Jojo Fleites, Meg Donnelly, Drake Rodger, Demetria McKinney

ZORRO (Six-script order)

A young Latinx woman seeking vengeance for her father’s murder joins a secret society and adopts the outlaw persona of Zorro.

Studio Propagate/CBS Studios

Team Robert Rodriguez (ep), Rebecca Rodriguez (ep), Sean Tretta (ep, sr), Ben Silverman (ep), Howard T. Owens (ep), Rodney Ferrell (ep), Geoff Clark (ep), Eric Bromberg (ep), John Gertz (ep), Jay Weisleder (ep)

Cast TBA



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