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Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls

7.6/10
October 5, 2000 on The CW
Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.
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GenresComedy, Drama
Number Of Seasons7
Created ByAmy Sherman-Palladino
NetworksThe CW
First Air DateOctober 5, 2000
Last Air DateMay 15, 2007
StatusCanceled
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In the Dark

In the Dark

7.6/10
April 4, 2019 on The CW
Murphy is a flawed and irreverent woman who just happens to be blind and is the only “witness” to the murder of her drug-dealing friend, Tyson. When the police dismiss her story, she sets out with her dog, Pretzel, to find the killer while also managing h
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    GenresDrama, Comedy
    Number Of Seasons1
    Created ByCorinne Kingsbury
    NetworksThe CW
    First Air DateApril 4, 2019
    Last Air DateJune 27, 2019
    StatusReturning Series
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    The Originals

    The Originals

    7.4/10
    October 3, 2013 on The CW
    A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries and set in New Orleans, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah. Now Klaus must take down his protégé, Marcel, who is now in charge o
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    GenresDrama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Mystery
    Number Of Seasons5
    Created ByJulie Plec
    NetworksThe CW
    First Air DateOctober 3, 2013
    Last Air DateAugust 1, 2018
    StatusEnded
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    Supernatural

    Supernatural

    7.2/10
    September 13, 2005 on The CW
    When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the back r
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    GenresDrama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Mystery
    Number Of Seasons14
    Created ByEric Kripke
    NetworksThe CW
    First Air DateSeptember 13, 2005
    Last Air DateDecember 13, 2018
    StatusReturning Series
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    Riverdale

    Riverdale

    7.1/10
    January 26, 2017 on The CW
    Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
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    GenresDrama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Mystery
    Number Of Seasons3
    Created ByRoberto Aguirre-Sacasa
    NetworksThe CW
    First Air DateJanuary 26, 2017
    Last Air DateDecember 12, 2018
    StatusReturning Series
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    The Vampire Diaries

    The Vampire Diaries

    7/10
    September 10, 2009 on The CW
    The story of two vampire brothers obsessed with the same girl, who bears a striking resemblance to the beautiful but ruthless vampire they knew and loved in 1864.
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    GenresDrama, Horror, Romance, Thriller, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
    Number Of Seasons8
    Created ByJulie Plec
    NetworksThe CW
    First Air DateSeptember 10, 2009
    Last Air DateMarch 10, 2017
    StatusEnded
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    Aliens in America

    Aliens in America

    7/10
    October 1, 2007 on The CW
    Aliens in America is an American sitcom created by David Guarascio and Moses Port that aired on The CW for one season from 2007–2008. Guarascio and Port also served as executive producers of the show alongside Tim Doyle. Luke Greenfield directed the pilot
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      GenresComedy
      Number Of Seasons1
      Created ByMoses Port
      NetworksThe CW
      First Air DateOctober 1, 2007
      Last Air DateMay 18, 2008
      StatusEnded
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      Smallville

      Smallville

      7/10
      October 16, 2001 on The CW
      Smallville is an American television series developed by writers/producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar. It is based on the DC Comics character Superman, originally created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The series follows the adventures of Clark Kent,
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      GenresDrama, Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Mystery
      Number Of Seasons10
      Created ByMiles Millar
      NetworksThe CW
      First Air DateOctober 16, 2001
      Last Air DateMay 13, 2011
      StatusEnded
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      Legacies

      Legacies

      6.8/10
      October 25, 2018 on The CW
      In a place where young witches, vampires, and werewolves are nurtured to be their best selves in spite of their worst impulses, Klaus Mikaelson’s daughter, 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson, Alaric Saltzman’s twins, Lizzie and Josie Saltzman, among others, come
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        GenresDrama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Mystery
        Number Of Seasons1
        Created ByJulie Plec
        NetworksThe CW
        First Air DateOctober 25, 2018
        Last Air DateMarch 28, 2019
        StatusReturning Series
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        One Tree Hill

        One Tree Hill

        6.8/10
        September 23, 2003 on The CW
        Set in the fictional small town of Tree Hill, North Carolina, this teen-driven drama tells the story of two half brothers, who share a last name and nothing else. Brooding, blue-collar Lucas is a talented street-side basketball player, but his skills are
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        GenresDrama
        Number Of Seasons9
        Created ByMark Schwahn
        NetworksThe CW
        First Air DateSeptember 23, 2003
        Last Air DateApril 4, 2012
        StatusEnded
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        The Flash

        The Flash

        6.7/10
        October 7, 2014 on The CW
        After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen guard
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        GenresDrama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
        Number Of Seasons5
        Created ByGreg Berlanti
        NetworksThe CW
        First Air DateOctober 7, 2014
        Last Air DateDecember 9, 2018
        StatusReturning Series
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        Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

        Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

        6.7/10
        October 12, 2015 on The CW
        Rebecca Bunch is a successful, driven, and possibly crazy young woman who impulsively gives up everything - her partnership at a prestigious law firm and her upscale apartment in Manhattan - in a desperate attempt to find love and happiness in that exotic
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        GenresComedy, Music
        Number Of Seasons4
        Created ByRachel Bloom
        NetworksThe CW
        First Air DateOctober 12, 2015
        Last Air DateDecember 7, 2018
        StatusReturning Series
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        Dynasty

        Dynasty

        6.6/10
        October 11, 2017 on The CW
        The reboot follows two of America’s wealthiest families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, as they feud for control over their fortune and their children focusing on Fallon Carrington, the daughter of billionaire Blake Carrington, and her soon-to-be stepmot
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        GenresDrama, Soap
        Number Of Seasons2
        Created ByRichard and Esther Shapiro
        NetworksThe CW
        First Air DateOctober 11, 2017
        Last Air DateDecember 7, 2018
        StatusReturning Series
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        Jane the Virgin

        Jane the Virgin

        6.6/10
        October 13, 2014 on The CW
        A comedy-drama following a chaste young woman who is accidentally impregnated via artificial insemination as she struggles to inform her devoutly religious family and make the right choices concerning the child. Based on the telenovela "Juana la virgen."
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        GenresComedy, Drama
        Number Of Seasons4
        Created ByJennie Snyder Urman
        NetworksThe CW
        First Air DateOctober 13, 2014
        Last Air DateApril 20, 2018
        StatusReturning Series
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        The 100

        The 100

        6.5/10
        March 19, 2014 on The CW
        Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the repressive regi
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        GenresDrama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
        Number Of Seasons5
        Created ByCathy Garpershak
        NetworksThe CW
        First Air DateMarch 19, 2014
        Last Air DateAugust 7, 2018
        StatusReturning Series
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        Gossip Girl

        Gossip Girl

        6.4/10
        September 19, 2007 on The CW
        Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series, created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, originally ran on The CW for six seasons from September 19, 2007 t
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        GenresComedy
        Number Of Seasons6
        Created ByJosh Schwartz
        NetworksThe CW
        First Air DateSeptember 19, 2007
        Last Air DateDecember 17, 2012
        StatusEnded
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        Reign

        Reign

        6.4/10
        October 17, 2013 on The CW
        Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
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        GenresDrama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
        Number Of Seasons4
        Created ByStephanie Sengupta
        NetworksThe CW
        First Air DateOctober 17, 2013
        Last Air DateJune 16, 2017
        StatusEnded
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        DC's Legends of Tomorrow

        DC's Legends of Tomorrow

        6.1/10
        January 21, 2016 on The CW
        When heroes alone are not enough ... the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confron
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        GenresDrama, Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
        Number Of Seasons4
        Created ByPhil Klemmer
        NetworksThe CW
        First Air DateJanuary 21, 2016
        Last Air DateDecember 11, 2018
        StatusReturning Series
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        Black Lightning

        Black Lightning

        6/10
        January 16, 2018 on The CW
        Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a New Orleans neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his communit
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        GenresAction & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
        Number Of Seasons2
        Created ByMara Brock Akil
        NetworksThe CW
        First Air DateJanuary 16, 2018
        Last Air DateDecember 11, 2018
        StatusReturning Series
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