CW Renew/Cancel Watch: 'The Originals' is Still Certain to be Renewed

Hey folks, this is Jessica. This will be the last CW Renew/Cancel Watch of 2015. Because of the winter hiatus, there are no new predictions. 

Format for Predictions: Show Title (Average Live+SD A18-49 Rating)

Certain to Be Canceled
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (0.3)
Significant Mother (0.2)
Likely to be Canceled
iZombie (0.6)

Toss Up
The Vampire Diaries (0.6)

Likely to be Renewed
None yet

Certain to Be Renewed
Arrow (1.0)
Jane the Virgin (0.4)
Reign (0.3)
Supernatural (0.7)
The Flash (1.4)
The Originals (0.4)

Fate Determined 
Beauty and the Beast (final season premieres summer 2016)

Yet to Premiere
Containment (midseason)
DC's Legends of Tomorrow (premieres 1/21)
The 100 (season 3 premieres 1/21)

The Originals: And now for the obvious, The Originals is still certain to be renewed. Why, you ask? The guarantee of the syndication gods! No show produced by a network's own studio (All CW shows are produced by either CBS or Warner Bros.) with 66 episodes has failed to get a fourth season for syndication purposes. At this point, the ratings the show gets, although mediocre at best, are practically irrelevant.

With only nine shows so far, and three more left to premiere, the death race is still too close to call. Looking at current predictions, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is certainly dead, iZombie is likely doomed, and The Vampire Diaries due to it being shipped to Fridays could go either way. All other shows are certain to be renewed. Hopefully there will be a much clearer picture after the CW gives out its early renewals. 


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