One week prior to its officially upfront presentation, The CW has greenlit new dramas “Gotham Knights”, “Walker Independence” and “The Winchesters.” For more, click here

GOTHAM KNIGHTS – One-Hour Drama Series

LOGLINE: In the wake of Bruce Wayne’s murder, his rebellious adopted son (Oscar Morgan) forges an unlikely alliance with the children of Batman’s enemies when they are all framed for killing the Caped Crusader. And as the city’s most wanted criminals, this renegade band of misfits must fight to clear their names. But in a Gotham with no Dark Knight to protect it, the city descends into the most dangerous it’s ever been. However, hope comes from the most unexpected of places as this team of mismatched fugitives will become its next generation of saviors known as the GOTHAM KNIGHTS.

W/EPs: Chad Fiveash & James Stoteraux

W/Co-EP: Natalie Abrams

D/EP (Pilot Only): Danny Cannon

NW/EPs: Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, David Madden

Produced by: Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television

Based on characters created for DC by Bob Kane with Bill Finger

Please note: While set in Gotham City, GOTHAM KNIGHTS is not a spinoff of Batwoman. And the GOTHAM KNIGHTS television series is based on Gotham Knights characters from the DC comics, not the upcoming release from Warner Bros. Games.


WALKER: INDEPENDENCE – One-Hour Drama Series

LOGLINE: A WALKER origin story set in the late 1800s that follows Abby Walker (Katherine McNamara), an affluent Bostonian whose husband is murdered before her eyes while on their journey out West. On her quest for revenge, Abby crosses paths with Hoyt Rawlins (Matt Barr), a lovable rogue in search of purpose. Abby and Hoyt’s journey takes them to Independence, Texas, where they encounter diverse, eclectic residents running from their own troubled pasts and chasing their dreams. Our newfound family will struggle with the changing world around them, while becoming agents of change themselves in a town where nothing is what it seems.

EP/Teleplay Written by/Story Co-Written by: Seamus Fahey

EP/Story Co-Written by: Anna Fricke (Pursued By a Bear)

NWEP: Jared Padalecki

NWEPs: Dan Lin, Lindsey Liberatore (Rideback)

NWEP: Laura Terry (Pursued By a Bear)

D/EP: Larry Teng



THE WINCHESTERS – One-Hour Drama Series

LOGLINE: Before Sam and Dean, there was John and Mary. Told from the perspective of narrator Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), THE WINCHESTERS is the epic, untold love story of how John (Drake Rodger) met Mary (Meg Donnelly) and how they put it all on the line to not only save their love, but the entire world. Prequel to the long-running hit series SUPERNATURAL.

W/EP: Robbie Thompson

NWEPs: Jensen Ackles, Danneel Ackles (via Chaos Machine and their overall deal with WBTV)

D/EP (Pilot Only): Glen Winter

Produced By: Chaos Machine Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Studios