While it’s not yet up on the network press site, Deadline reports The 100 TV show has been renewed for season five on The CW. The sci-fi drama stars Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Devon Bostick, Lindsey Morgan, Christopher Larkin, Isaiah Washington, and Henry Ian Cusick.
According to the report, creator Jason Rothenberg is expected to continue on at The 100, as executive producer and showrunner. That said, he has the Searchers TV show pilot in development, also at The CW. Should it be ordered to series, it is likely they’ll bring on a co-showrunner for The 100.
As it did in 2016 and 2015, The CW has once again issued early renewals to all it returning scripted series currently, except for The Vampire Diaries and Reign, which were previously announced as ending or cancelled.
The CW previously gave renewals to: Arrow (season six), The Flash (season four), DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (season three), Supergirl (season three), and that old battle-ax Supernatural (season 13), as well as comedies Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (season three) and Jane the Virgin (season four).
The 100: A Look At The Season Four Ratings
The fourth season The 100 is averaging a 0.40 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 1.23 million viewers. Compared to the season three ratings, that’s down by 20% in the demo and down by 20% in viewers. Learn how The 100 stacks up against the other CW TV shows.
What do you think? Are you a fan of The 100 TV series? Are you happy it was renewed for season five? How would you have felt if The CW had cancelled this TV show, instead?
1/7/18 update: The CW has announced that season five of The 100 will debut in April 2018. Details here.