TV The Best Current CW Shows  

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Here, you'll find a list of CW programs currently on the air as of 2018. The network that brought us classics like The Gilmore Girls and One Tree Hill continues to put out hit shows today. These current shows on The CW represent some of the most unique and innovate storytelling on television today. Wondering what to watch on The CW? You've come to the right place! These popular CW shows are sure to entice your interest.  

What are some of the best The CW shows on right now? Supernatural - the tale of a pair of brothers investigating paranormal phenomena - has been going strong for 13 seasons. Fantasy, sci-fi, and superhero shows dominate the network, with hits like Arrow, The 100, and The Flash. For unique female-oriented stories, check out Jane the Virgin or Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. With so many CW series to choose from, it's easy to find something that suits your viewing pleasure. 

As The CW programming is so innovative and original, it's hard to pick just one show as the best of the best. You can help by voting. Vote up the best CW programs currently airing below to figure out which show deserves the top spot. 

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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker The Flash (The CW, 2014) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Geoff Johns, based on the DC Comics character. Crime scene investigator ...more

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell Arrow (The CW, 2012) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, and Andrew Kreisberg, based on the DC Comics character. Five years after being ...more

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Legends of Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Arthur Darvill DC's Legends of Tomorrow (The CW, 2016) is an American superhero action-adventure television series spin-off from Arrow and The Flash, existing in the same fictional universe. When Vandal Savage ...more

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Katie Cassidy Supernatural (The CW, 2005) is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric Kripke. Two brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), follow their father's ...more

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Riverdale is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes Riverdale (The CW, 2017) is an American teen drama television series developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the characters of Archie Comics. The series follows Archie Andrews' (KJ Apa) ...more

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The 100 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco, Thomas McDonell The 100 (The CW, 2014) is an American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama television series developed by Jason Rothenberg, loosely based on the book by Kass Morgan. 97 years after a nuclear ...more

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The Originals is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt The Originals (The CW, 2013) is an American television series created by Julie Plec, and is a spinoff of The Vampire Diaries. Vampire-werewolf hybrid Klaus Mikaelson (Joseph Morgan) and his ...more

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Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh Supergirl (The CW, 2015) is an American superhero action-adventure television series developed by Ali Adler, Greg Berlanti, and Andrew Kreisberg, based on the DC Comics character. The adventures ...more

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Jane the Virgin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo, Yael Grobglas Jane the Virgin (The CW, 2014) is an American satirical romantic comedy-drama telenovela developed by Jennie Snyder Urman. A working, religious young Latina virgin (Gina Rodriguez) becomes ...more

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Dynasty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Grant Show, Nathalie Kelley, Elizabeth Gillies Dynasty (The CW, 2017) is an American soap opera reboot of the 1980s series of the same name. It follows oil tycoon and family patriarch Blake Carrington (Grant Show), his daughter Fallon ...more

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iZombie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli iZombie (The CW, 2015) is an American television series developed by Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright, loosely based on the comic books by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred. A medical ...more

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Life Sentence is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Lucy Hale, Elliot Knight, Dylan Walsh Life Sentence (The CW, 2017) is an American comedy-drama created by Erin Cardillo and Richard Keith. When Stella Abbott (Lucy Hale) finds out her terminal cancer is cured, she's going to have to ...more

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Rachel Bloom, Vincent Rodriguez III, Santino Fontana Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW, 2015) is an American romantic musical comedy-drama television series created by Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna. After bumping into her first love, a New York ...more

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Valor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Christina Ochoa, Matt Barr, Charlie Barnett Valor (The CW, 2017) is an American drama series created by Kyle Jarrow. Set at a U.S. Army base that houses an elite unit of helicopter pilots trained to perform clandestine international and ...more

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Black Lightning is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams Black Lightning (The CW, 2018) is an American superhero drama based on the DC comics character of the same name. Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams), who retired from his superhero persona Black ...more

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Penn & Teller: Fool Us is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Penn Jillette, Teller, Alyson Hannigan Penn & Teller: Fool Us (The CW, 2011) is a British-American television programme. Magicians perform tricks in front of American magician-comedian duo Penn & Teller who then try to figure ...more

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Whose Line Is It Anyway? is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie, Wayne Brady Whose Line Is It Anyway? (The CW, 1998) is an American improvisational comedy show adapted from the British show. Hosted by Aisha Tyler, the show features Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Wayne ...more

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Masters of Illusion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
Masters of Illusion Dean Cain Masters of Illusion (The CW, 2014) is a magic show hosted by Dean Cain.

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The Robert Irvine Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current CW Shows
The Robert Irvine Show Robert Irvine The Robert Irvine Show (The CW, 2016) is an American syndicated talk show hosted by Robert Irvine. The show features Irvine in the traditional conflict-resolution talk format trying to work out ...more