The CW has gone post-apocalyptic with its pilot orders.
The network has placed an order for the drama pilot "The Hundred," based on the upcoming book series by Kass Morgan (which has received an initial two-book order from Little, Brown).
The pilot will be set 97 years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization, when a spaceship housing humanity's lone survivors sends 100 juvenile delinquents back to Earth in hopes of possibly re-populating the planet.
Jason Rothenberg is writing as well as executive producing the project, which comes from Warner Bros. Television and Alloy Entertainment, with Alloy's Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo also executive-producing.
The network has also ordered the sci-fi drama "Oxygen," about a romance between a human girl and an alien boy.
"Passion and politics threaten the peace and an epic romance ignites between a human girl and an alien boy when he and eight others of his kind (The Orion 9) are integrated into a suburban high school ten years after they and hundreds of others landed on Earth and were immediately consigned to an internment camp where they’ve been imprisoned ever since," a logline for the show explains.
Meredith Averill ("The Good Wife") is writing and executive-producing "Oxygen," which comes from CBS Television Studios, Ole Productions, Isla de Babel SL and 360 Powwow LLC.
Finally, "Reign" promises to tell the "previously unknown and untold story of Mary Queen of Scots," detailing the secret history of survival at French Court "amidst fierce foes, dark forces, and a world of sexual intrigue." Stephanie Sengupta ("Hawaii Five-0") and Laurie McCarthy ("Ghost Whisperer") are writing and executive producing the pilot, which is being produced by CBS Television Studios.