The CW Orders Additional Scripts for Legacies, Charmed and All American

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The CW's fall season gets underway tonight, and the network has given an early vote of confidence in its trio of new fall dramas. 

Five more scripts have been ordered for Charmed and All American, while The Vampire Diaries/The Originals spinoff, Legacies has garnered an order for three additional scripts. 

Help Me, Please! - Legacies Season 1 Episode 1

The CW ordered all three shows to series in May. 

Legacies takes place at the Salvatore School from the Young and the Gifted. The school was formed on the series finale of The Vampire Diaries by Caroline Forbes and Alaric Saltzman. 

Matt Davis is slated to return as Alaric, while The Originals' Danielle Rose Russel will reprise her role of tribrid Hope Mikaelson. 

Related: Legacies Promo: The Story Continues!

It picks up two years after The Originals Season 5 and will take on a monster of the week format, which is different from the heavily serialized nature of the two shows that came before it. 

Laying Down the Law - Legacies Season 1 Episode 1

It also stars Jenny Boyd as Lizzie, Kaylee Bryant as Josie, Aria Shahghasemi as Landon, Quincy Fouse as M.G. and Peyton Alex Smith as Rafael.

As for Charmed, it's a reboot of the 1998-2006 series of the same name that followed three sisters as they navigate the world of magic after coming together following the death of their mother. 

It stars Melonie Diaz, Sarah Jeffery, and Madeleine Mantock as the three leading witches. 

Finally, All American follows a high-school football star from South Los Angeles who’s recruited by Coach Billy Baker to play for Beverly Hills High. There, he must navigate a very different life to the one he had while living with his family. 

All American Poster

It stars Daniel Ezra, Taye Diggs, Samantha Logan, and Bre-Z. 

All American premieres Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 9/8c; Charmed premieres Sunday, Oct. 14 at 9 pm; and Legacies premieres Thursday, Oct. 25 at 9 pm.

The CW's fall season gets underway tonight with The Flash Season 5 and Black Lightning Season 2

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Legacies Quotes

If you lot don't fa-la-la-leave, I'll give you a third piercing.


Alaric: Cheater!
Hope: You should really get a vampire to start doing my training. You're getting a little old for me to break your human bones.
Alaric: How dare you.

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