The good news for fans of “One Tree Hill” and “Life Unexpected” is that both series will be on The CW in the fall. The (potentially) bad news is that at the moment, they aren’t guaranteed full seasons.
“We don’t know if they’re going to come back yet for 22 episodes each,” CW Entertainment president Dawn Ostroff said Thursday (May 20) at the network’s upfront. “They may. We haven’t really talked about exact numbers yet.”
Ostroff also says that each show will likely start off with a 13-episode order, and additional shows will be determined by how well they perform (they’re paired up on Tuesday nights in the fall). The CW will likely be ordering more shows for midseason as well — so far the only midseason pickup is a reality show called “Shedding for the Wedding” — and will need to find spots for them, which would mean benching some shows for a while.
Nonetheless, Ostroff says “OTH” and “Lux” will “probably” end up with 22-episode orders. “Our main concern was getting them on together in the fall,” she says. “Then we’ll also have some midseason [shows] behind it.”