FRIDAY, May 20
“SUPERNATURAL” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
“Let It Bleed” (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
DEAN’S WORST NIGHTMARE COMES TRUE – A demon kidnaps Ben (guest star Nicholas Elia) and Lisa (guest star Cindy Sampson) to get to Dean (Jensen Ackles). Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean are forced to join with an unlikely ally to free them. Sera Gamble directed the episode written by John Showalter (#621).
“SUPERNATURAL” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
“The Man Who Knew Too Much” (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER ERIC KRIPKE PENS the SEASON FINALE – The wall comes down in Sam’s (Jared Padalecki) head and all hell breaks loose. Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Bobby (Jim Beaver) are, for once, at a total loss on how to help him and are forced to stand by and do nothing while Sam breaks. The battle for heaven comes to a head. Robert Singer directed the episode written by Eric Kripke (#622).… Read More
"As five-year-old network The CW hits some growing pains, new president Mark Pedowitz has some work cut out for him.
'Some of the challenges are self-evident,' Pedowitz tells TV Guide Magazine. 'It's a crowded marketplace. And in our core demographic of women 18-34, we need to grow our audience both inside and outside that core.'"
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BURBANK, Calif. – April 28, 2011 — CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment today announced that Mark Pedowitz has been named President, The CW Television Network.
In his new capacity, the veteran network and television studio executive will oversee all aspects of The CW, including programming, sales, marketing, distribution, finance, research and publicity. He will assume his new duties this month.
Pedowitz comes to The CW with a strong background in program development, production and business affairs. As President of ABC Studios, he oversaw such hit series as "Lost," "Desperate Housewives," "Grey's Anatomy," "Ugly Betty," "Scrubs," "Army Wives," "Ghost Whisperer" and "Criminal Minds."
Dawn Ostroff, President of Entertainment for The CW, is leaving the network to relocate to New York with her family, and will assist in the transition through the current broadcast season, ending in May.… Read More
Director Guy Bee has been added to the lineup for Creation Entertainment's Salute to Supernatural in Nashville, TN this June.
"We are very pleased to welcome GUY NORMAN BEE, the very talented director of Supernatural episodes Family Matters, Asylum and the recent super-popular Frontierland. Guy has also directed episodes of Criminal Minds, Harper's Island, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Kyle XY, Jericho, Veronica Mars, Tru Calling, Alias, ER, and many more as well as working on feature films. Don't miss the rare chance to go behind the scenes of our favorite TV series! Guy will be with us Sunday to speak and answer audience questions as well as sign autographs on a complimentary basis for all that wish to personally meet him."… Read More
Several Supernatural stars are participating in a flash mob to help Claire Wineland and the Claire's Place Foundation. Claire is a fourteen year old girl with cystic fibrosis and amazing courage. She needs a lung transplant. She’s even started the Claire’s Place Foundation which is dedicated to helping people with Cystic Fibrosis and their families. The Claire’s Place Foundation’s first big event is a Flash Mob dance in Santa Monica. Eric Kripke, Amy Gumenick, Gabriel Tigerman, and Julie McNiven are among the many celebrities asking for help to promote this project.
THE CW ANNOUNCES EARLY PICKUPS FOR FIVE SERIES FOR THE 2011-2012 SEASON
For the First Time Ever, “America’s Next Top Model” to Feature All-Starsfrom Past Cycles for the Fall Edition, “The Vampire Diaries,” “Gossip Girl,” “90210” and “Supernatural” Also to Return Next Season.
April 26, 2011 (Burbank, California) ─ The CW Network has given early pickups to five of its established series for next season, including an All-Star Cycle of AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL and the network’s top-rated drama THE VAMPIRE DIARIES. All five shows will return in Fall 2011.With AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL ordered for both cycles next season, The CW’s signature reality series will kick-off the Fall with its first-ever All-Star Edition, featuring the models who became breakout characters and who had the most memorable stories from past cycles. Additional details about the cast, judges and prizes for the All-Star cycle of TOP MODEL will be announced at a later time.
The CW’s bloodily addictive hit THE VAMPIRE DIARIES was also given an early renewal, and in its sophomore season, remains the network’s most-watched show (4.0 million viewers) and the network’s number-one show among its target audience of women 18-34 (2.9/9).… Read More