May Up-Fronts are the time when TV fans get to both celebrate and lament their favorite series either getting picked up by a network or cast off into nothingness like the end of great Louis CK bit. And while genre fans are undoubtedly celebrating the renewal of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the announcement of a new Agent Carter series with Hayley Atwell (not to mention a Flash spin-off of Green Arrow), they’re probably disappointed by the announcement that the proposed Supernatural spin-off, Bloodlines, has been given the deathblow by the CW.
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I’m sorry, did someone say “more zombies”? The CW is really hitting the horror trend hard as of late, and will be adding two more paranormal themed shows to their current line-up of three (Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries, and its spin-off, The Originals). With a zombie drama, and a Supernatural spin-off, we can expect a lot more gore in the CW’s future. (more…)