‘The Flash’ Showrunner Inks Multi-Year Overall with WBTV

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Warner Bros. TV has inked a multi-year overall deal with “The Flash” showrunner and exec producer Andrew Kreisberg, Variety has confirmed.

Under the deal, Kreisberg will develop new projects for the studio, while continuing to oversee “Flash,” and exec produce the CW’s other superhero-themed shows “Arrow” and the upcoming “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow,” plus CBS’s new fall series “Supergirl.”

Kreisberg helped develop “Flash,” Arrow,” “Legends” and “Supergirl,” which are intertwined within the DC Comics universe and also hail from prolific producer Greg Berlanti, whose Berlanti Prods. is also under an overall with Warner Bros TV, which extends through 2018.

“Finding that stuff is always great, because all of us can write people flying around and fighting giant robots all day long,” Kreisberg told Variety ahead of “Supergirl’s” premiere, touching on the slew of superhero shows’ success. “That stuff is always hard to come up with, that creativity, but the real truth of the show and many of the shows we work on is about the emotional truth, and what these characters are going through and how the people in their lives impact them.”

The Hollywood Reporter first published Kreisberg’s news.

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  1. WBTV has its preferences also, it seems says:

    Great for the “Felicity Smoaks” and “Caitlin Snows” of the world. For the Iris West types, not so good. This man has definite preferences, with regard to actresses and career advancement.

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