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'Dynasty' Renewed For Season 3

The CW announced today that Dynasty has been renewed for a third season. The soap opera, which is currently in the midst of its sophomore run, is one of the lower-rated prime time dramas on broadcast television.
The series premiered in 2017 as a reboot of the popular 1980s soap of the same name. But name recognition didn't do much to help its fortunes, as it under-performed during its freshman outing. Still, the network surprisingly ordered a second season of the show, possibly in-part because of its deal to air on Netflix and its interest worldwide. Today's pickup continues that trend, with TV ratings seemingly not factored into The CW's decision.

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'Supernatural' Renewed For Season 15

The CW announced today that Supernatural has been renewed for a 15th season. The network's longest-running drama continues to be a solid performer after well over a decade on the air.
Supernatural has been on television longer than most other shows regardless of their network, with a loyal fan base that has helped keep its ratings consistent year after year. The show's impressive run will hit the 300-epiosode milestone in early February.

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'Supergirl' Renewed For Season 5

The CW announced today that Supergirl has been renewed for a fifth season. Airing on Sunday nights this season for the first time in its run, the series has continued to draw respectable ratings that place it in the middle of the pack compared to other shows in the network's lineup.
The action drama has been a solid addition to The CW's superhero lineup since its move from its original home on CBS after Season 1. Airing on The CW, the show benefits from crossover episodes with other shows from the DC Comics universe, which have proven to give it a significant ratings bump.

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'Black Lightning' Renewed For Season 3

The CW announced today that Black Lightning has been renewed for a third season. The superhero drama is currently in the midst of its sophomore run, which premiered in the fall.
The hour-long series debuted early last year as a mid-season replacement. After a strong freshman performance, the network wasted no time in ordering a second season and moving it to its regular lineup for the 2018-2019 season.
Currently 11 episodes into its 16-episode Season 2, the show has earned continued critical praise, though ratings have tapered off quite a bit from Season 1.
Black Lightning follows a man who, years ago, was bestowed with superhuman powers that enabled him to harness and control electricity. Long retired from putting his life on the line, a recent rise in crime and corruption in his community bring him back into action for the sake of his family and the soul of his city.

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'Fuller House' Renewed For Final Fifth Season

Netflix announced today that a farewell season of Fuller Househas been ordered to conclude its run, with Season 5 set to air later this year. The comedy's official Twitter account broke the news this morning with a video promising that they are "saving the best for last."

Fuller House follows Tanner daughter D.J., now-grown up and widowed. She lives in her childhood San Francisco house with her three sons, younger sister Stephanie, and her best friend Kimmy Gibbler. Many characters from the original Full Househave made appearances on the show, including D.J.'s dad Danny, her uncles Joey and Jesse, and aunt Becky.
Look for the fifth and final season of Fuller House this fall.

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'Modern Family' Renewed For Final 11th Season

ABC announced today that Modern Family has been renewed for an 11th and final season. The good news follows recent word that the entire cast has agreed to new deals to return to the veteran series for its final run.
The award-winning comedy has been one of the network's strongest performers during its time on the air. While current ratings are not at the level of its heyday, it remains one of ABC's highest-rated scripted entries.
The number of episodes planned for the final season is not yet known, though it will likely fall within the typical 18-22 range. Look for a return this fall.

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NBC Renews 'New Amsterdam'

NBC announced today that New Amsterdam has been picked up for a second season. The good news comes in the midst of the medical drama's debut run, which has been enjoying continued success after a strong start.
The new series premiered in the fall and jumped out of the gate as one of the top-rated new shows among the 2018-2019 freshman class. After just three airings, the network topped up its initial order to a full 22 episodes, making it the first fall newbie to earn a full season.

Look for Season 2 of New Amsterdam this fall as part of the 2019-2020 television season.

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'The Jim Jefferies Show' Renewed For Season 3

Comedy Central announced today that The Jim Jefferies Showhas been renewed for a third season. And fans won't have long to wait until its return, as the new season is set to premiere next month.
Australian comedian Jim Jefferies hosts the self-titled, satirical political late-night show that takes a no-nonsense look at news and current events. Jefferies is known to film field pieces from countries around the world in order to tackle controversial topics from his uniquely-Aussie point of view.
The cable network has ordered another 20 episodes for Season3 of The Jim Jefferies Show, which premieres on Tuesday, March 19 at 10:30pm.

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Netflix Renews 'Sex Education'

Netflix announced today that Sex Education has been picked up for a second season. The good news comes just weeks following the dramedy's freshman release, which since January 11 has been watched by over 40 million households.
The series stars Asa Butterfield as Otis Thompson, an inexperienced high school kid who channels his sex therapist mother, played by Gillian Anderson, when he teams up with a smart and rebellious classmate to start an underground sex therapy clinic at their school.
The streaming service has ordered another eight episodes for Season 2 of Sex Education, with production slated to start this spring in the UK. No time frame has been set for a return, but a likely time frame would be late this year or early 2020.

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'Arrow' Renewed For Season 8

The CW announced today that Arrow has been renewed for an eighth season. The long-running action drama is the network's longest-running superhero-based series, with its success helping pave the way for the likes of The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow.
Once a flagship of The CW, Arrow's ratings have tapered off over the years. But at nearly 150 episodes, that is to be expected. And yet, it still draws fairly good numbers for the network compared to its other prime time entries. Yearly crossover episodes with fellow DC series also help boost its viewership.

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