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For more than 30 years, John Kiesewetter has been the source for information about all things in local media – comings and goings, local people appearing on the big or small screen, special programs, and much more. Local media is still his beat and he’s bringing his interest, curiosity, contacts and unique style to Cincinnati Public Radio and 91.7 WVXU. Contact John at johnkiese@yahoo.com.

CW Adds 'Supergirl,' 'No Tomorrow,' 'Frequency'

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CBS' "Supergirl"  joins "The Flash" and "DC Legends of Tomorrow" super heroes this fall on the CW, which today was the fourth and final TV network to announce its new season.

"Supergirl," starring Melissa Benoist,  returns to 8 p.m. Monday – where it premiered last fall on CBS-- on the CW network owned jointly by CBS and Warner Bros. 

The CW will add two new dramas, and hold four returning series for midseason.

DRAMAS: "No Tomorrow" stars Joshua Sasse ("Galavant") as a free spirit who takes his girlfriend (Tori Anderson) on constant adventures because he believes the world will end soon. "Frequency," a remake of a 2000 Dennis Quaid-JimCaviezel movie, stars Peyton List (from Disney Channel's "Jessie") as a small town police detective who talks to her father, who had died in 1996, on a ham radio.

GONERS: “America's Next Top Model,” "Beauty and the Beast" and "Containment."

MIDSEASON:  On the bench for 2017 are "Reign," "The Originals," "iZombie," "The 100" and "Riverdale," a live-action version of the Archie Comics characters: Archie, Betty, Jughead and Josie.

THE LINEUP (new series in bold)

MONDAY: 8, Supergirl; 9, Jane the Virgin.

TUESDAY: 8, The Flash; 9, No Tomorrow.

WEDNESDAY: 8, Arrow; 9, Frequency.

THURSDAY: 8, Legends of Tomorrow; 9, Supernatural.

FRIDAY: 8, The Vampire Diaries; 9, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

Read the CW 2016-17 fall schedule announcement here

John Kiesewetter joined the WVXU news team as a TV/Media blogger on July 1 2015, after nearly 30 years covering local and national broadcasting for The Cincinnati Enquirer. He’ll be posting news about Greater Cincinnati TV, radio and movies; updating your favorite former local TV/radio personalities or stars who grew up here; and breaking news about national TV, radio and media trends. You’ll also learn about Cincinnati’s rich broadcasting history.