The CW Revises Premiere Dates; Vampire Diaries, Supernatural & Originals To Premiere Earlier The CW Revises Premiere Dates; Vampire Diaries, Supernatural & Originals To Premiere Earlier
The CW has altered some of their season premiere plans for shows including The Originals, The Vampire Diaries, Supernatural, and Reign. The CW Revises Premiere Dates; Vampire Diaries, Supernatural & Originals To Premiere Earlier

The CW has changed their plans for premiere dates for several of their shows this Fall, including an earlier start for The Vampire Diaries to premiere The Originals.

Other changes include an earlier start for Supernatural Season 9 (October 8) and a later beginning for Reign (October 17).

Here’s the press release:

THE CW REVISED FALL 2013 PREMIERE DATES

“The Originals” Now Premieres Thursday, October 3, 9:00-10:00 p.m., Following the Season Premiere of “The Vampire Diaries”

The CW’s New Tuesday Line-Up Gets Earlier Debut on October 8

“Reign” Series Premiere Moves to Thursday, October 17, 9:00-10:00 p.m.

July 29, 2013 (Burbank, CA) – The CW Network has shifted some premiere dates of its 2013 fall season schedule, allowing for additional exposure and time to launch.  The series premiere of THE ORIGINALS will now debut on a special night and time on Thursday, October 3, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET, the network announced today.   THE ORIGINALS series premiere will follow the season premiere of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, which is bowing one week earlier than previously announced, Thursday, October 3, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET, giving THE ORIGINALS the additional exposure of premiering behind the network’s highest-rated series.

The following week, THE ORIGINALS will then move to its regularly scheduled night and time Tuesday, October 8, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET, followed by the 9th season premiere of SUPERNATURAL, 9:00-10:00 P.M. ET, a week earlier than previously announced.   An encore of THE ORIGINALS second episode will air Thursday, October 10, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET, again following an original episode of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES.

The CW will launch the highly anticipated premiere of its Mary, Queen of Scots drama, REIGN,on Thursday, October 17, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET, a week later than previously announced, allowing for even more time and opportunity to promote the series.

            Following is The CW’s revised fall premiere schedule:

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3

8:00-9:00 PM                THE VAMPIRE DIARIES (New Season Premiere Date)

9:00-10:00 PM              THE ORIGINALS (New Series Premiere Date)

MONDAY, OCTOBER 7

8:00-9:00 PM                 HART OF DIXIE (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM               BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Season Premiere)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8

8:00-9:00 PM                THE ORIGINALS (Time Period Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM              SUPERNATURAL (New Season Premiere Date)

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9

8:00-9:00 PM                 ARROW (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM               THE TOMORROW PEOPLE (Series Premiere)

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10

8:00-9:00 PM                 THE VAMPIRE DIARIES (Original Episode)

9:00-10:00 PM               THE ORIGINALS (Episode 2 Encore)

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17

8:00-9:00 PM                THE VAMPIRE DIARIES (Original Episode)

9:00-10:00 PM              REIGN (New Series Premiere Date)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25

8:00-9:00 PM                 THE CARRIE DIARIES (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM               AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL: GUYS AND GIRLS

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