Good News: The CW has just announced that freshman dramas THE ORIGINALS and REIGN have been picked up for a second season alongside veteran fan favorites SUPERNATURAL, THE VAMPIRE DIARIES and ARROW. Not-So-Good-News: Fans of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HART OF DIXIE, THE CARRIE DIARIES and THE TOMORROW PEOPLE will more than likely have to remain in suspense as to the fate of their favorites until the Network’s annual UpFront in May.
Said CW President Mark Pedowitz in a statement, “This season we’ve had great success with our new hit series The Originals paired with Supernatural, giving us our best Tuesday nights in years. The Vampire Diaries is #2 in its time period in the young adult demos, and with Arrow continuing to gain among young men, and Reign growing its time period, we now have strong nights on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. I’m very pleased to announce early pickups for all five series, and let our fans know they’ll have more great drama to look forward to next season.”
Full press release can be found after the jump. [Read more…]