The CW Sets Fall Premiere Dates for Charmed, Riverdale & More!

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The CW is the second network out of the gate to confirm when its fall schedule will kick off, and as usual, they are sticking to an October rollout. 

The most surprising thing about the schedule is that Charmed is debuting Sunday, October 14. 

The better scenario would have involved premiering it one week earlier which would mark exactly 20 years since the original series kicked off. 

Charmed Pilot

There has been a backlash as far as the new series is concerned, but it's still odd that the network is not capitalizing on the anniversary to launch the new iteration. 

The network's Tuesday line-up returns first, debuting October 9 with The Flash and Black Lightning. Tuesdays will likely emerge as one of The CW's stronger nights. 

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The CW's other highly anticipated series, All American, will launch alongside the return of Riverdale on Wednesday, October 10. 

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The Vampire Diaries/The Originals spinoff, Legacies, is getting a late premiere. It will debut Thursday, October 25. That is two weeks after the premiere of its Thursday companion, Supernatural. 

It looks like the reason for some delayed premieres comes down to encores of some of the other new additions. 

Related: CW Expands Programming to Sundays

All told, have a look at the full list of premiere dates below. 

TUESDAY, OCT. 9

8 pm The Flash

9 pm  Black Lightning

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10

8 pm Riverdale (season premiere)

9 pm ALL AMERICAN (series premiere)

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THURSDAY, OCT. 11

8 pm Supernatural (season premiere)

9 pm ALL AMERICAN (premiere encore)

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FRIDAY, OCT. 12

8 pm Dynasty (season premiere)

9 pm Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (final season premiere)

SUNDAY, OCT. 14

8 pm Supergirl (season premiere)

9 pm CHARMED (series premiere)

Kara's Struggle - Supergirl

MONDAY, OCT. 15

8 pm Arrow (season premiere)

THURSDAY, OCT. 18

8 pm Supernatural (new episode)

9 pm CHARMED (premiere encore)

MONDAY, OCT. 22

8 pm Arrow (new episode)

9 pm DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (season premiere)

THURSDAY, OCT. 25

8 pm Supernatural (new episode)

9 pm LEGACIES (series premiere)

Okay, TV Fanatics!

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