The CW Reveals Premiere Dates For The Flash, Batwoman, Riverdale and More

The CW just gave us premiere dates for all of its new and returning shows and the fun starts Sunday, Jan. 17 with Batwoman.

By Lauren Piester Oct 29, 2020 6:59 PMTags
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January cannot come soon enough!

The CW just announced premiere dates for all of its would-be fall 2020 TV shows and now we finally know how long we have to wait to see Javicia Leslie suit up as Batwoman for the first time, or to find out what life is like after graduation on Riverdale

The network made the decision back in May to start its fall season in January as long as production could start in September. It looks like everything's on track, despite the global pandemic that caused massive delays. 

First, The CW will be hosting the inaugural Critics Choice Super Awards on Sunday, Jan. 10  Two Sentence Horror Stories returns on Tuesday, Jan. 12 followed by the U.S. debut of supernatural drama Trickster on Tuesday, Jan. 12.

The superhero fun begins the following week with Batwoman on Sunday, Jan. 17, featuring Javicia Leslie's debut as the titular caped crusader. She'll be all alone in the Arrowverse until Black Lightning returns on Monday, Feb. 8, followed by The Flash and the series premiere of Superman & Lois on Tuesday, Feb. 23. Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow will return midseason. 

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In the land of dramatic human teens, Riverdale and Nancy Drew will both premiere Wednesday, Jan. 20, just a couple days after All American returns on Monday, Jan. 18. 

In the land of dramatic not-quite-as-human teens, Legacies is back on Thursday, Jan. 21 and Charmed returns on Sunday, Jan. 24. 

Finally, Supernatural will be long gone by then, but Jared Padalecki returns to Thursdays in Walker, which premieres Thursday, Jan. 21. 

You can keep up with all of the upcoming premiere dates below! 

The Bachelorette (ABC) - Oct. 19

Michelle Young gets her chance in the spotlight in a special fall season of The Bachelorette, beginning Tuesday, Oct. 19.

NEW: Queens (ABC) - Oct. 19

Brandy, Eve, Naturi Naughton and Nadine Velasquez star as four former hip hop stars who are reuniting in their 40s in this new ABC drama, premiering Tuesday, Oct. 19.

NEW: Sex, Love & goop (Netflix) - Oct. 21

Gwyneth Paltrow and the goop team are back with a new series, Sex, Love & goop.

The Blacklist (NBC) - Oct. 21

The Blacklist, sans Megan Boone, returns for season nine on Thursday, Oct. 21.

Insecure (HBO) - Oct. 24

The fifth and final season of Insecure will premiere on HBO Oct. 24.

Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO) - Oct. 24

Curb Your Enthusiasm's 11th season will debut Oct. 24 on HBO.

All American (The CW) - Oct. 25

All American returns for a fourth season on Monday, Oct. 25 on The CW.

4400 (The CW) - Oct. 25

In this reboot of the former USA Network drama, 4400 marginalized people who have gone missing over the last century suddenly return, with no memory and no signs of aging. It premieres Monday, Oct. 25. 

Walker (The CW) - Oct. 28

Walker is back for his second season on Thursday, Oct. 28.

Love Life (HBO Max) - Oct. 28

Catch the first three episodes of Love Life season two on HBO Max Oct. 28.

Dr. Who (BBC One/BBC America) - Oct. 31

Jodie Whittaker's final season as the Time Lord will premiere on Halloween.

Dickinson (AppleTV+) - Nov. 5

Hailee Steinfeld takes her final bow as Emily Dickinson in the third and final season of AppleTV+'s Dickinson. 

Gentefied (Netflix) - Nov. 10

Netflix's Gentefied will return with a second season on Nov. 10.

The Flash (The CW) - Nov. 16

The Flash is back for season eight on Tuesday, Nov. 16. 

Riverdale (The CW) - Nov. 16

The grown-up kids of Riverdale return on Tuesday, Nov. 16 for season six.

Hanna (Amazon Prime Video) - Nov. 24

Amazon Prime Video's action-packed series Hanna returns for a third season on Nov. 24.

Selling Sunset - Nov. 24

Season four of Netflix's popular series returns Nov. 24.

12 Dates of Christmas (HBO Max) - Nov. 25

Three new singles seek out someone special to bring home for the holidays in HBO Max's 12 Dates of Christmasreturning for season two on Nov. 25. 

Emily in Paris (Netflix) - Dec. 22

Say bonjour to season two of Emily in Paris, premiering on Netflix on Dec. 22. 

The Book of Boba Fett (Disney+) - Dec. 29

Disney+'s newest Star Wars series, The Book of Boba Fett, will premiere before the New Year: Dec. 29, to be exact.

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