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! 

Euphoria's Holiday Special (HBO)

Euphoria returns for the first of two special episodes on Dec. 6. 

Shameless (Showtime)

Shameless' final season will premiere Dec. 6. 

NEW: Bridgerton (Netflix)

Shondaland's newest series, a sexy period drama, arrives Christmas Day. 

NEW: The Masked Dancer (Fox)

Fox's Masked Singer spinoff premieres Sunday, Dec. 27, moving to Wednesdays on Jan. 6.

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix)

Kiernan Shipka and company will step back into their roles for the fourth and final installment of this Netflix hit on Dec. 31. 

Last Man Standing (Fox)

The final season of Last Man Standing begins Sunday, Jan. 3 and moves to Thursdays on Jan. 7. 

NEW: Call Me Kat (Fox)

Mayim Bialik stars in Fox's new Jim Parsons-produced sitcom beginning Sunday, Jan. 3. It moves to Thursdays on Jan. 7.

The Bachelor (ABC)

Matt James makes his history-making Bachelor debut on Monday, Jan. 4. 

Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (NBC)

Zoey and her musical brain will be back on Jan. 5. 

This Is Us (NBC)

This Is Us returns after a midseason break on Jan. 5. 

The Resident (Fox)

The Resident returns to Fox on Tuesday, Jan. 12. 

Prodigal Son (Fox)

Prodigal Son makes its season two debut on Tuesday, Jan. 12. 

NEW: WandaVision (Disney+)

Disney+'s first Marvel series arrives Jan. 15. 

Batwoman (The CW)

New star Javicia Leslie dons the batsuit starting Sunday, January 17.

All American (The CW)

All American returns Monday, Jan. 18. 

9-1-1 (Fox)

9-1-1 is back on Monday, Jan. 18.

9-1-1 Lone Star (Fox)

9-1-1 Lone Star returns Monday, Jan. 18. 

Riverdale (The CW)

Riverdale returns for season five on Wednesday, Jan. 20. 

Nancy Drew (The CW)

Nancy Drew returns Wednesday, Jan. 20. 

NEW: Walker (The CW)

Jared Padalecki takes on the iconic Texas ranger on Thursday, Jan. 21.

Legacies (The CW)

Legacies is back on Thursday, Jan. 21. 

Charmed (The CW)

Charmed is back for season three on Sunday, Jan. 24.

Black Lightning (The CW)

Black Lightning is back lightning on Monday, Feb. 8.

American Idol (ABC)

American Idol returns to ABC on Sunday, Feb. 14. 

The Flash (The CW)

The Flash returns on Tuesday, Feb. 23. 

NEW: Superman & Lois (The CW)

Superman & Lois, starring Tyler Hoechlin and Bitsie Tulloch, launches Tuesday, Feb. 23.

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