Let’s start here with “Reign” season 3, which went off of the air last month, but is going to return starting on Monday, April 25 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern time with all-new episodes. This show will be replacing “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” on the schedule, as that show will be done with its first season at that time. The great news for “Reign” fans here is that they now have a chance to show that some of the low ratings this season were due to the timeslot; if they can do that, then maybe they’ll have at least some sort of a chance at a fourth season down the road.
Now, let’s turn to a show that is entering its first season rather than one that has already aired. “Containment,” the upcoming post-apocalyptic drama from executive producer Julie Plec, has a super-ambitious timeslot starting on Tuesday, April 19 at 9:00 p.m. Eastern. “The Flash” is the best lead-in that The CW has to offer, and with “iZombie” finishing its second season the prior week, this is a chance for this show to prove precisely what it is made of.
Finally, “Beauty and the Beast” will premiere its fourth and final season starting on Thursday, June 2 at 9:00 p.m. Eastern. We figure that both “Reign” and “Containment” will also air in June, giving the network one of their most robust summer schedules in years.
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