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"The Originals," "The Tomorrow People" and "Reign" given full season orders by The CW

Melissa Hayer Published: November 11, 2013
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"THE ORIGINALS": (L-R): Daniel Gillies as Elijah, Phoebe Tonkin as Hayley, Charles Michael Davis as Marcel, Joseph Morgan as Klaus, and Claire Holt as Rebekah -- Photo: Mathieu Young/The CW -- © 2013 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.
"THE ORIGINALS": (L-R): Daniel Gillies as Elijah, Phoebe Tonkin as Hayley, Charles Michael Davis as Marcel, Joseph Morgan as Klaus, and Claire Holt as Rebekah -- Photo: Mathieu Young/The CW -- © 2013 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.
"THE TOMORROW PEOPLE": (L-R): Aaron Yoo as Russell, Peyton List as Cara, Robbie Amell as Stephen, and Luke Mitchell as John -- Photo: Mathieu Young/The CW -- © 2013 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.
"THE TOMORROW PEOPLE": (L-R): Aaron Yoo as Russell, Peyton List as Cara, Robbie Amell as Stephen, and Luke Mitchell as John -- Photo: Mathieu Young/The CW -- © 2013 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.
"REIGN":  (L-R): Torrance Coombs as Bash, Adelaide Kane as Mary, Queen of Scots, and Toby Regbo as Prince Francis -- Photo: Mathieu Young/The CW -- © 2013 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.
"REIGN": (L-R): Torrance Coombs as Bash, Adelaide Kane as Mary, Queen of Scots, and Toby Regbo as Prince Francis -- Photo: Mathieu Young/The CW -- © 2013 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

“The Originals,” “The Tomorrow People” and “Reign” have received full season pickups by The CW.

“In just a few seasons, we have built a much stronger primetime schedule.  Our on-air ratings are up year to year, and our digital viewing continues to grow exponentially,” The CW President Mark Pedowitz said in a news release. “We’re excited about the creative momentum the producers have established for all three of our new series, and now our fans will have the chance to see the full stories unfold for them this season. With the additional episodes ordered, plus two new dramas and new reality for midseason, we’ll be able to continue our commitment to adding more original programming all year long.”

Ratings information, provided by The CW, is as follows:

Season to date on-air, The CW is up 9% year to year in total viewers, up 10% among adults 18-49, and is flat year to year in both adults and women 18-34. With DVR usage and digital viewing continuing to rise, 31% of The CW’s total broadcast audience now comes from time-shifted viewing after the original airdate. 40% of The CW’s total overall audience for its season premieres this fall came from digital viewing. The CW’s digital streaming of full episodes is up 50% season to date versus last season, and the three new series picked up today see 84% more digital viewing than The CW’s new series last fall.

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