Newswire: Upfronts 2015: The CW don’t need another hero (until midseason)

Considering the rocky fortunes and demolished lineups of the networks that kicked off this upfronts week, the amount of confidence on display during Wednesday and Thursdays presentations is staggering. As staggering as a network booking a big superhero show and holding it until midseason? By its own metrics, The CW just had its best season in network history, and it’s not about to scramble the lineup that got it there to fit DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow in—even if one of those titular legends can shrink himself down really teeny-tiny like.

The minimal amount of retooling on its fall schedule makes The CW’s newly found confidence evident. The Flash set viewership records, Jane The Virgin picked up a couple of Golden Globes, and Supernatural is on course to live longer than either of the two networks that birthed The CW. Besides: With only 10 hours to program …

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