By Candace Shelton – CW Philly

It’s that time of the year: All your favorite CW shows are back, and we’ve got two new shows premiering in October! Here’s a bit of what you can expect:

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The Vampire Diaries

Season Premiere: Thursday, October 2nd at 8/7c

Season 5 is finally here and so is the drama! How will Katherine adjust to being human again? And how will Elena find out about Bonnie’s death? Be sure to tune in for all the answers!


Season Premiere: Thursday, October 2nd at 9/8c

In the second season of Reign, royals and commoners alike are dealing with the plague, and political and social strife, but life at court continues to be all about love, lust, and arranged marriage. Can Mary save her own marriage and rule over a nation devastated by famine?

The Originals

Season Premiere: Monday, October 6th at 8/7c

The Original Vampire Family pledged to remain together forever. Now, centuries later, that pledge is broken. Siblings Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah return from exile, and as a war approaches, one truth will echo – power begins and ends with family.

The Flash

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SERIES PREMIERE: Tuesday, October 7th at 8/7c

Barry Allen was 11 when his mother was killed in a freak accident and his father was falsely convicted of the murder.  Now, Barry is a CSI investigator — but after suffering his own bizarre accident, he becomes the fastest man alive. Can Barry handle the pressure of being a superhero?


Season Premiere – Tuesday October 7th at 9/8c

Sam and Dean have spent the last eight years battling the creatures of the night. Supernatural is back for its ninth season — and the terrifying journey of the Winchester Brothers continues!


Season Premiere: Wednesday, October 8th at 8/7c

By day, Oliver Queen is a carefree billionaire. By night he is Arrow — a vigilante protecting his family, battling social ills, and restoring Starling City to its former glory.

Jane The Virgin

SERIES PREMIERE: Monday. October 13th at 9/8c

Jane has everything all figured out: a great job, an awesome family,  and a wonderful fiancé named Michael who loves her enough to accept her timeline for their future and even her insistence on “saving herself” until they’re married. But all of Jane’s life plans are put on hold when she is accidentally artificially inseminated with a specimen meant for the patient in the next room. Oh, and the specimen belongs to the owner of the hotel Jane works at. Will she continue with the pregnancy? And how will she explain this to Michael?

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Grab that popcorn and join us for all these premieres and more, only on The CW!