CW Cancels ‘Batwoman’ After 3 Seasons

That’s a wrap on Batwoman. The Arrowverse series has been canceled after three seasons. Showrunner Caroline Dries announced the news Friday on Twitter. Batwoman this season was averaging about 760,000 total viewers and a 0.2 demo rating (with Live+7 DVR playback factored in), down nearly 20% in audience from its sophomore run and ranking No. 13 in that measure out of the 19 dramas The CW has aired this tvseason.

WBTV Condemns Ruby Rose’s Comments About ‘Batwoman’ Co-Star Dougray Scott

Warner Bros. Television on Monday took aim squarely at former Batwoman lead Ruby Rose’s recent allegations about her onetime TV dad, Dougray Scott. It also reiterated that it did not pick up Rose’s option to continue as the series’ star in Season 2 “because of multiple complaints about workplace behavior that were extensively reviewed by the Studio.”

Dougray Scott Refutes ‘Batwoman’ Costar Ruby Rose’s Claims’ About His On-Set Behavior

Batwoman alum Dougray Scott “absolutely and completely” refutes allegations made by his onetime TV daughter, Ruby Rose, about his on-set behavior.

Warner Bros. Denies Ruby Rose’s Mistreatment Accusations On ‘Batwoman’ Set

‘Batwoman’ Vet Dougray Scott Not Returning For Season 3

More Shows Resume Production In Vancouver

Three more Vancouver-based series — the CW’s Riverdale and Batwoman and Netflix’s Maid, all from Warner Bros TV — have been cleared to resume production today after receiving the delayed COVID-19 tests for their casts and crews. The trio, which had been dark for more than a week, are the first WBTV series impacted by the lab delays to go back to production. Several other WBTV shows remain idle, with the CW’s The Flash said to be poised to kick off filming later this week.

CW Casts Its New ‘Batwoman’ Lead

God Friended Me co-star Javicia Leslie has been cast as the new Batwoman, succeeding Ruby Rose who exited the role after the end of Season 1. Leslie, confirmed to play a new character named Ryan Wilder, will make her debut in the iconic cape and cowl when Batwoman returns to The CW for its second season in January.

‘Batwoman’ To Feature New Lead Character

Following the surprise departure of Ruby Rose from the title role at the end of The CW superhero drama’s first season, the show has opted to create a new character to play Batwoman rather than recast Rose’s role of Kate Kane, a cousin of Bruce Wayne.

Ruby Rose Exits The CW’s ‘Batwoman’

Ruby Rose, the star of The CW’s freshman drama series Batwoman, is leaving the Warner Bros. TV/Berlanti Prods. drama after one season. The series, which already has been renewed for a second season, will continue with the title role getting recast. Neither Rose, nor the Batwoman producers would speak to the reasons for the actress’ exit so early into the series’ life, though sources indicated that it is not related to the stunt injury she sustained during filming of Season 1, which left her facing paralysis and needing emergency surgery.

‘Batwoman’ Production Assistant Paralyzed In On-Set Accident

Rachel Maddow Will Lend Her Voice To CW’s ‘Batwoman’

CW-Netflix Deal Not Being Renewed

When the first output deal between Netflix and CW parents CBS and Warner Bros was announced in 2011, it was hailed as groundbreaking and, with its $1 billion windfall, a lifeline that may have helped save the then money-losing upstart network. The pact, re-uped by both sides in 2016 with some modifications, was up again this spring, and it’s not being renewed. The three new CW series — Batwoman, Nancy Drew and Riverdale spinoff Katy Keen— are being shopped for streaming deals individually by their respective studios.

Lesbian Superhero Drama ‘Batwoman,’ ‘Katy Keene,’ ‘Nancy Drew’ Ordered To Series At The CW

CW Picks Up ‘Batwoman’ Pilot Starring Ruby Rose

Ruby Rose Cast As Batwoman For The CW

Lesbian Batwoman Series In Works At The CW