CW is hoping to make hay on the night that also marks the date of the second of four post-convention presidential debates. The Big Four broadcast networks will be preoccupied that night with coverage of the debate between the Democratic and GOP vice presidential contenders.
Overall, CW is sticking with its traditional October rollout schedule. The network has long steered clear of the crunch of September premiere weeks.
“Arrow” returns for its fifth season Oct. 5, paired with new drama “Frequency.” “Supergirl” makes her move to the CW on Oct. 10, with its Monday 9 p.m. skedmate “Jane the Virgin” returning for season three on Oct. 17.
CW will once again carry two nights of the “IHeartRadio Musical Festival” to liven up its launch week.
Here is the complete list of CW’s fall premiere dates:
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4
8:00-9:00pm THE FLASH (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00pm NO TOMORROW (Series Premiere)
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5
8:00-9:00pm ARROW (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00pm FREQUENCY (Series Premiere)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6
8:00-10:00pm IHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL NIGHT ONE
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7
8:00-10:00pm IHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL NIGHT TWO
MONDAY, OCTOBER 10
8:00-9:00pm SUPERGIRL (The CW Premiere)
9:00-10:00pm NO TOMORROW (Premiere Episode Encore)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13
8:00-9:00pm DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00pm SUPERNATURAL (Season Premiere)
MONDAY, OCTOBER 17
8:00-9:00pm SUPERGIRL (Original Episode)
9:00-10:00pm JANE THE VIRGIN (Season Premiere)
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21
8:00-9:00pm THE VAMPIRE DIARIES (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00pm CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND (Season Premiere)
(Pictured: “No Tomorrow”)