March 11, 2016
The CW announced today that Arrow has been renewed for a fifth season. The veteran action drama continues to be one of the network's flagship series, helping pave the way for superhero spin-offs The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow. With the three shows set in the same universe, they have the ability to benefit from occasional crossover episodes.
Along with Arrow, The CW also renewed all 10 of its other series today. Picked up for 2016-2017 include The Originals, Reign, The Vampire Diaries, The 100, Jane the Virgin, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, iZombie, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and Supernatural.