The renewal announcement for Kung Fu comes just under a month after the series premiered. It has enjoyed strong ratings on the network since then, making the renewal all but a certainty. It was also the only scripted CW series this season still waiting on word of a renewal going into upfronts.
The CW and its streaming platforms to become exclusive in-season home to the freshman series.
Neither Supernatural, nor The Flash, nor Legacies will be able to finish their current seasons in the timeframe that was originally planned. All three CW series were among hundreds that were forced to shutdown production due to coronavirus, meaning that they were unable complete shooting and their season endings have now been pushed to an undetermined time later in 2020, according to a source close to the network.
The CW has scheduled premiere dates for its new DC Universe series Stargirl, the second season of In the Dark and the seventh and final season of The 100.
DC Universe’s next live-action series Stargirl will get a second run on The CW broadcast network, it was announced on Thursday. Stargirl, which stars Brec Bassinger as the title character, will air new episodes on The CW, one day after they premiere on DC Universe. The series will premiere sometime during the second quarter of 2020. Episodes will also be available on The CW’s digital platforms, including CW Seed.