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[11/18/14 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 18
Updates include: Neil Cross to remake "Luther" for FOX; Benicio Del Toro to play "Cortes" for HBO; and Netflix scraps its new stand-up special "Bill Cosby 77."

[11/12/14 - 11:13 AM]
The CW's 2014 Holidays Highlights
Look for special holiday-themed installments of "The Vampire Diaries," "The Originals," "The Flash" and "Arrow" in the coming weeks.

[10/24/14 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 24
Updates include: Adam Davidson to helm "The Walking Dead" spin-off pilot; Starz to cap "Flesh & Bone" as a limited series; and TBS gives a pilot order to comedy "Wrecked."

[10/14/14 - 10:14 AM]
The Series Premiere of "Jane the Virgin" Blesses The CW with Its Best Monday in Nearly Three Years
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, October 13.

[08/13/14 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 13
Updates include: Lone Scherfig steps in to helm ABC's "Astronaut Wives Club"; Carla Gugino to recur on HBO's "The Brink"; and Thandie Newton snags role on HBO's "Westworld."

[07/29/14 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 29
Updates include: J.R. Ramirez cast as Ted "Wildcat" Grant on "Arrow"; Ron Livingston to lead "We Hate Paul Revere"; and Claire Holt boards NBC's "Aquarius."

[07/25/14 - 07:06 PM]
Video: "The Originals" Season 2 First Look Video
After a fairytale recap, fans were treated to one mother of a first look at the upcoming second season to kick off the panel.

[07/22/14 - 12:10 PM]
Virtual Reality Meets Middle Earth - And The Muppets (!) at Warner Bros.' Star-Packed Booth for Comic-Con 2014
Plus: from Thursday through Sunday, a cavalcade of talent will be signing for fans at the Warner Bros. booth.

[07/17/14 - 01:03 PM]
Tote Your Fave Comic-Con(R) 2014 Loot in the Official Bag from Warner Bros. Entertainment
Among the featured shows: "Arrow," "Constantine," "The Flash," "The Following," "Gotham," "iZOMBIE," "The Originals," "The Vampire Diaries," "Supernatural," "Mike Tyson Mysteries" and "Teen Titans Go!"

[07/02/14 - 01:24 PM]
Warner Bros. Television Group Amps Up The Action at Comic-Con(R) 2014 with Super Heroes, Super-Villains, Scientists, Vampires, Vigilantes and a Massive Saturday Night Event with DC Entertainment
The Studio returns to the world's leading pop-culture convention in 2014 with 15 series, including 10 returning fan-favorite shows and five programs making their much-anticipated Comic-Con debut.

[06/25/14 - 11:27 AM]
The CW Network Announces Fall 2014 Premiere Dates
Look for newcomers "The Flash" on Tuesday, October 7 and "Jane the Virgin" on Monday, October 13.

[06/17/14 - 10:01 AM]
First Wave of "Teen Choice 2014" Nominees Announced
Starting today, fans ages 13-19 can vote once each day per category for their favorite "Wave One" nominees at www.teenchoiceawards.com.

[05/30/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 30
Updates include: CBS Television Distribution pulls the plug on "The Arsenio Hall Show"; Peter Fonda cast in AMC's "Galyntine"; and India Ennenga boards A&E's "The Returned."

[05/15/14 - 05:02 AM]
The CW Announces 2014-2015 Fall Schedule
New drama "The Flash" will lead off Tuesdays with fellow newcomer "Jane the Virgin" set for Mondays at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/07/14 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 7 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: TBS, TNT pass on remaining pilots; HGTV opts to not move forward with "Flip It Forward"; and Amy Paffrath to host VH1's "Dating Naked."

[04/23/14 - 08:36 AM]
"Supernatural" Rises, "The Originals" Holds Steady
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22.

[03/27/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 27
Updates include: ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" to end after 13 episodes; Toks Olagundoye cast in NBC's "Feed Me"; and Ana Nogueira reports for "Good Session" at CBS.

[03/11/14 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 11
Updates include: Olivia Wilde joins HBO's 1970s music drama; Anna Camp to star in ABC's "Damaged Goods"; and NBC shelves its multi-camera comedy pilot "The Money Pit."

[03/11/14 - 12:12 PM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Verizon Digital Media Services Will Provide Live Streaming Coverage
"Veronica Mars" will kick things off this Thursday, March 13 at 8:00 pm PT / 11:00 pm ET.

[02/26/14 - 10:05 AM]
The CW Sets Season Finale Dates and Kicks Off Summer with Four-Hour Event Series "Labyrinth"
Newcomer "The 100" will continue into the summer, with its season finale on Wednesday, June 11.

[02/24/14 - 04:15 PM]
"Star-Crossed" Encores to Replace Repeats of "The Originals" on Fridays
The newcomer regularly airs Mondays at 8:00/7:00c on The CW.

[02/13/14 - 11:31 AM]
The CW Announces Early Pickups for the 2014-2015 Season
"Arrow," "Reign," "The Originals," "The Vampire Diaries" and "Supernatural" are all due back.

[02/12/14 - 10:01 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Reveals Talent for the 31st Annual Paleyfest March 13-28, 2014 at the Dolby Theatre
The annual two week event will host more than 200 of the hottest stars and creative talents in media and will feature two reunion events: a 10th anniversary "Lost" reunion and a "Veronica Mars" series reunion.

[02/05/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 5
Updates include: ABC extends "The Astronaut Wives Club" order to 10 episodes; CBS adds two more drama pilots to its roster; and Erinn Hayes, June Diane Raphael set as "The Mason Twins" at NBC.

[01/29/14 - 02:14 PM]
"Supernatural" Scares Up Its Most Watched Episode in Three and a Half Years
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 28.

[01/23/14 - 12:21 PM]
"The Originals" and "Supernatural" Pair for The CW's Most Watched Tuesday in More Than Five Years
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 21.

[01/08/14 - 08:52 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Full Lineup for 31st Annual PaleyFest
Highlights include "Lost: 10th Anniversary Reunion" and "Opening Night Presentation: Veronica Mars Reunion."

[01/02/14 - 11:45 AM]
TVGN (TV Guide Network) Announces Binge TV Event Featuring Three Hit Series from The CW Network
Look for marathons of "The Tomorrow People," "The Originals" and "Reign" on successive Saturdays beginning January 4.

[12/12/13 - 04:30 PM]
Exclusive: The CW to Give "The 100" Weekly Encores on Tuesdays
Plus: look for the broadcast premiere of "Attack the Block" on Friday, February 7 and the new special "Colin & Brad: Two Man Group" on Friday, March 14.

[12/04/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 4
Updates include: Robert Wisdom joins Paul Giamatti in FX's "Hoke"; Alan Ruck, Byron Mann report to "The Novice" at USA; and Nate Mooney first to board NBC's "Odyssey."

[12/04/13 - 11:44 AM]
"The Originals" and "Supernatural" Pair for The CW's Most Watched Tuesday in More Than Five Years
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 3.

[11/27/13 - 10:37 AM]
Exclusive: "The Carrie Diaries" to Wrap Sophomore Run on Friday, January 31
Plus: The CW has locked in the winter premieres of its other original series.

[11/26/13 - 10:55 AM]
The CW to Finish November Sweep with Year to Year Gains in Key Demos
The CW spins the numbers for the November sweeps period to date.

[11/13/13 - 08:58 AM]
"The Originals" Helps Give The CW Its Most Watched Tuesday Since 2009
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 12.

[11/11/13 - 02:16 PM]
The CW Announces Full Season Orders for All Three Freshmen Series: "The Originals," "The Tomorrow People" and "Reign"
"We're excited about the creative momentum the producers have established for all three of our new series," said Mark Pedowitz.

[11/05/13 - 03:10 PM]
The CW Is Up +9% Year to Year in Total Viewers and +10% in Adults 18-49
The CW spins the numbers for the season to date.

[11/05/13 - 10:06 AM]
Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs of "2 Broke Girls" Announced as the Hosts of "The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards" at the Nominee Press Conference
Winners will be revealed during the live broadcast from Nokia Theater L.A. Live on Wednesday, January 8.

[10/31/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 31
Updates include: Shane Coffey, Matt Passmore to lead USA pilots; Nico Tortorella joins MTV's "Eye Candy"; and "The Real" a go for a nationwide rollout next fall.

[10/29/13 - 01:04 PM]
The CW November Sweep Highlights
The netlet details its upcoming programming for the period, including the return of "Nikita" on Friday, November 22 (SPOILERS!).

[10/16/13 - 08:47 AM]
The CW Has Highest Rated Tuesday in 4 Years
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 15.

[10/13/13 - 11:46 AM]
"Supernatural," "The Originals" See Big Gains in Live + 3
The CW further spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 8.

[10/10/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 10
Updates include: The CW asks for three additional scripts from its fall dramas; ABC extends "Shark Tank" season to 24 episodes; and Tom Papa to get "More Time with Family" at CBS.

[10/09/13 - 11:07 AM]
"Supernatural" and "The Originals" Scare Up The CW's Most Watched Tuesday in Four Years
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 8.

[10/03/13 - 02:30 PM]
Watch and Tweet the Season Premieres with the Stars of The CW Network Starting Tonight
Joseph Morgan, Charles Michael Davis, Phoebe Tonkin, Leah Pipes, Danielle Campbell and Daniella Pineda from "The Originals" are among the participants.

[08/28/13 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 28
Updates include: Paul Giamatti to star in FX's "Hoke"; Lisa Kudrow to recur on ABC's "Scandal"; and Michael Phelps to cameo on the winter premiere of USA's "Suits."

[08/27/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 27
Updates include: David Morrissey to lead AMC's "Line of Sight"; John Wells to bring "Outbreak" to the small screen at NBC; and Sean Jablonski lands pilot order at USA.

[08/26/13 - 12:11 PM]
The CW Unveils Fall 2013 Key Art
Check out the key art designs for "The Originals," "Reign" and "The Tomorrow People."

[08/22/13 - 09:57 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Panelist Lineup for 2013 PaleyFestPreviews: Fall TV
CBS's "We Are Men" will kick things off on Friday, September 6 with a panel and screening.

[08/07/13 - 09:37 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Lineup for PaleyFestPreviews: Fall TV Sept. 6-13, 2013
Other highlights include a "Fall Farewell" to "Dexter" and a "Fall Flashback" to "China Beach."

[07/30/13 - 10:17 AM]
The CW at TCA: Planted Spin-Offs Will Continue with "Arrow," "Supernatural"
Plus: Mark Pedowitz on the future of "Amazon" and when we'll see the final season of "Nikita."

[07/29/13 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 29
Updates include: Gaumont International Television lands series at FOX; Annette Bening boards HBO's "The Third Coast"; and "The Simpsons" plans off-network run on cable.

[07/29/13 - 12:31 PM]
The CW Revised Fall 2013 Premiere Dates
"The Originals" will now premiere Thursday, October 3 following "The Vampire Diaries."

[07/20/13 - 07:20 PM]
Video: Comic-Con 2013 - "The Originals"
Check out the brand-new trailer with never-before-seen footage for the new CW series.

[06/26/13 - 04:21 PM]
Exclusive: The CW to Encore New Fall Launches on Fridays
"The Tomorrow People," "Reign" and "The Originals" will all rebroadcast their openers within a few days of their premieres.

[06/24/13 - 12:31 PM]
The CW Network Announces Fall 2013 Premiere Dates
Highlights include the launch of "The Tomorrow People" on Wednesday, October 9.

[06/21/13 - 10:47 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Group Descends Upon Comic-Con(R) International: San Diego 2013 with Teleporters, Super Heroes, Vampires, Androids and More
Highlights include the world premieres of "Almost Human," "The Tomorrow People" and "The 100."

[06/04/13 - 04:20 PM]
Video: "The Originals" - Jealousy Preview
Check out the latest tease for the new series, due on Tuesday nights this fall on The CW.

[06/03/13 - 06:04 PM]
Video: The CW New Series Upfront Promos
Check out the full-length trailers for "The 100," "Reign," "The Tomorrow People" and more!

[05/16/13 - 09:03 AM]
Video: The CW Fall Clips and Teasers
Get your first look at the netlet's new dramas due next season.

[05/16/13 - 06:00 AM]
The CW Announces 2013-2014 Fall Schedule
It's here: the netlet details its schedule for the upcoming season.

[04/26/13 - 01:42 PM]
The CW Announces Additional Early Pickups for the 2013-2014 Season
"Beauty and the Beast" and "Hart of Dixie" both to return while "The Originals" has been ordered to series.

[02/13/13 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 13
Updates include: Rupert Grint is "Super Clyde" for CBS; NBC trims "Camp" from 13 to 10 episodes; and CBS Television Distribution axes "The Jeff Probst Show."

[02/11/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 11
Updates include: Josh Holloway to lead "Intelligence" at CBS; Thomas Kretschmann joins NBC's "Dracula"; and Maggie Lawson, Andre Braugher and Nate Corddry book comedy pilots.

[02/08/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 8
Updates include: Christina Applegate departs NBC's "Up All Night"; Aimee Teegarden reports for "Oxygen" at The CW; and Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta's "The Leftovers" is a go at HBO.

[02/05/13 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 5
Updates include: Kevin Pollak joins "Beverly Hills Cop" at CBS; Charles Michael Davis boards The CW's "The Originals"; and ABC picks up an additional episode of "Castle."

[02/01/13 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 1
Updates include: Rob Riggle to lead FOX's "The Gabriels"; Daniella Pineda joins "The Originals" at The CW; and CBS adds "Second Sight" to its pilot roster.

[01/22/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 22
Updates include: "Betrayal," "Venice" among ABC's go pilots; FOX greenlights "Delirium," "I Suck at Girls"; and NBC, CBS round out today's 23 pilot orders.

[01/13/13 - 10:10 AM]
The CW at TCA: Pedowitz Gives Updates on New, Returning Projects
The network chief talks about its "Vampire Diaries" spin-off, "Amazon," "Wunderland," "The Selection," "Battle Royale" and more!

[01/11/13 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 11
Updates include: The CW plots "The Vampire Diaries" spin-off; Andy Samberg, Jim Gaffigan land pilot orders; and Britney Spears confirms exit from "The X Factor."







ORIGINALS, THE (CW)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/3/13 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2014)
TIME SLOT:
mondays from 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from The CW's press release, May 2014) The first season of THE ORIGINALS brought the most formidable creature on earth, the Original vampire-werewolf hybrid Klaus Mikaelson (Joseph Morgan), back to his former home - the vibrant and supernaturally charged city of New Orleans. When he arrived, his siblings Elijah (Daniel Gillies) and Rebekah (Claire Holt) not far behind, he was stunned to learn that werewolf Hayley Marshall (Phoebe Tonkin) was pregnant with his child. Though Elijah hoped that the news of a baby might help rebuild their fractured family, other forces threatened to destroy it further: namely, Marcel Gerard (Charles Michael Davis), Klaus' beloved vampire protégé, whom the Originals thought to be long dead, and a dark secret that Marcel and Rebekah held for a century. The Originals and Hayley soon found themselves caught in a bloody war between vampires and witches, the stakes raised by a vengeful young witch, Davina (Danielle Campbell), and by Klaus' surprising connection to Cami (Leah Pipes), a student with a painful past. Meanwhile, Hayley helped her exiled werewolf family return to the French Quarter, unaware that a ruthless pack of wolves was already lurking in the city, waiting to stage a violent coup on the vampires. As the first season came to a close, the werewolves decimated the vampire community while the witches made a horrific assassination attempt against Klaus and Hayley's newborn daughter. Season two finds our heroes adjusting to a new status quo, with the newly empowered werewolves controlling the city, Klaus struggling to adjust to new weaknesses, and Elijah desperate to save Hayley, now a hybrid, from a vicious spiral of self-destruction. THE ORIGINALS is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with My So-Called Company, Alloy Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios. Julie Plec ("The Vampire Diaries," "Kyle XY," "Wasteland") and Leslie Morgenstein ("The Vampire Diaries," "Gossip Girl") are executive producers.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Charles Michael Davis as Marcel
· Claire Holt as Rebekah
· Daniel Gillies as Elijah
· Daniella Pineda as Sophie
· Danielle Campbell as Davina
· Joseph Morgan as Klaus
· Leah Pipes as Cami
· Phoebe Tonkin as Hayley
CREW INFORMATION:
· Chris Grismer as DIR (Pilot)
· Gina Girolamo as EP
· Julie Plec as CRTR/EP
· Leslie Morgenstein as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Alloy Entertainment
· CBS Television Studios
· Warner Bros. Television