October 22, 2012

THE SKED: “Arrow” Flies For A Full Season

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Written by: Mitch Salem
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ARROW is the biggest hit to launch on CW since The Vampire Diaries 4 seasons ago with twin 1.3 18-49 ratings, and the network has quite properly leaped to give the show a full-season order.  That still leaves CW with problems on every other night of its week, with BEAUTY & THE BEAST falling hard after a good debut, EMILY OWENS MD attracting little interest and slumping ratings for GOSSIP GIRL and NIKITA, but at least for one hour on Wednesdays, the network can relax.

About the Author

Mitch Salem
MITCH SALEM has worked on the business side of the entertainment industry for 20 years, as a senior business affairs executive and attorney for such companies as NBC, ABC, USA, Syfy, Bravo, and BermanBraun Productions, and before that, at the NY law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. During all that, he has more or less constantly been going to the movies and watching TV, and writing about both since the 1980s. His film reviews also currently appear on and In addition, he is co-writer of an episode of the television series "Felicity."