CW Seed

CW revives Constantine as toon

US broadcaster The CW is to revive the comic book-inspired Constantine ­– but as a web cartoon. A David S. Goyer- and Daniel Cerone-created Constantine had aired on NBC between October 2014 and February 2015, but was cancelled due to low ratings despite developing a small cult following. The CW has now moved to reboot […]

CW to revive Fox’s MADtv

The CW to is revive sketch comedy-cum-variety series MADtv, which previously went out on rival US broadcast network Fox. The Emmy-winning series hasn’t had new episodes since 2009, when Fox dropped it after 14 seasons. Producer Telepictures will make the reboot, with David E. Salzman, Mark Teitelbaum and John Montgomery executive-producing. The CW has commissioned […]

The CW takes Shaftesbury’s digital series to TV

The CW is taking digital series Backpackers from the web to TV. The US broadcast network will show new episodes of the show from this sumer with a ten-episode run of half-hour episodes. The first four eps will use content from the web series, which previously went out on The CW’s digital platform CW Seed, […]

CW begins digital Seed testing

Broadcast network The CW has launched an experimental digital-only studio with an initial four web series slate. Digital prodco CW Seed counts season three of comedy Husbands, and new series Backpackers, The P.E.T. Squad Files and Gallery Mallory as its first properties. The digital initiative was first announced earlier this summer at The CW’s Upfront […]