‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ Renewed by The CW

The CW also shifts the series premieres for "The Originals" and "Reign"

Last Updated: July 24, 2014 @ 11:41 AM

The CW has given a second season to its revival of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?"

The network also announced Monday that it had shifted a number of premiere dates for its Fall 2013 schedule, including the premiere dates for "The Originals" and "Reign."

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"Whose Line Is It Anyway?" premiered on The CW in July, drawing 2.9 million total viewers  — the CW's best showing in the Tuesday at 8 p.m. time period in nearly five years.

The premiere for the 24-episode second season will be announced at a later date.

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"It's clear that viewers are as excited to have 'Whose Line' back on the air as we are," CW president Mark Pedowitz said. "We have wanted to bring comedy back to The CW for a long time, and Aisha [Tyler], Wayne [Brady], Colin [Mochrie] and Ryan [Stiles] have brought funny to the network in a big way. We're very excited to have them back for another season."

The "Vampire Diaries" spinoff "The Originals" will now premiere at a special night and time on Oct. 3 at 9 p.m., following the season premiere of "The Vampire Diaries," which has been moved ahead one week and will air Oct. 3 at 8 p.m. "The Originals" will then move to its regularly scheduled time slot of Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 8 p.m., preceding the season premiere of "Supernatural" at 9 p.m. The new series will ten air again on Oct 9, following an original episode of "The Vampire Diaries."

"Reign," the network's new drama about Mary, Queen of Scots, will now premiere Thursday, Oct, 17 at 9 p.m., a week later than its previously announced premiere date.

Read the full schedule below.


8:00-9:00 PM                THE VAMPIRE DIARIES (New Season Premiere Date)

9:00-10:00 PM              THE ORIGINALS (New Series Premiere Date)


8:00-9:00 PM                 HART OF DIXIE (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM               BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Season Premiere)


8:00-9:00 PM                THE ORIGINALS (Time Period Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM              SUPERNATURAL (New Season Premiere Date)


8:00-9:00 PM                 ARROW (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM               THE TOMORROW PEOPLE (Series Premiere)


8:00-9:00 PM                 THE VAMPIRE DIARIES (Original Episode)

9:00-10:00 PM               THE ORIGINALS (Episode 2 Encore)


8:00-9:00 PM                THE VAMPIRE DIARIES (Original Episode)

9:00-10:00 PM              REIGN (New Series Premiere Date)


8:00-9:00 PM                 THE CARRIE DIARIES (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM               AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL: GUYS AND GIRLS


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