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All The CW Shows On Netflix  

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List Rules Vote up the shows from The CW that you hope never leave Netflix.

Netflix and The CW have had an almost magical relationship. Since 2011, the two companies have had a deal that made The CW's scripted shows available on streaming at almost unbelievable speeds, allowing fans to catch up, binge, and re-watch almost immediately. Although their deal doesn't always include series acquired from other providers, the best CW shows on Netflix even included the 1998 Charmed series and Gilmore Girls - two shows from The WB, The CW's precursor.

The most recent agreement meant Netflix streamed new CW seasons a mere eight days after the season finale aired. The deal between the two companies ended in the spring of 2019, meaning there's no guarantee new CW shows will be available on Netflix. Luckily, it does seem like the Netflix library of CW series will remain available (for the US and UK anyway), so at least CW favorites like Riverdale, Arrow, and Supernatural are safe.

Vote up the CW shows you're glad are on Netflix and vote down the shows you'd be okay with if they disappeared off the streaming service.

The Vampire Diaries is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All The CW Shows On Netflix
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First added to Netflix: October 15, 2011

Seasons available: 8

The Vampire Diaries is an American supernatural drama television series developed by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec, based on the popular book series of the same name written by L. J. Smith. The series premiered on The CW on September 10, 2009. The series takes place in Mystic Falls, Virginia, a fictional small town haunted and surrounded by supernatural beings. The series narrative follows the protagonist Elena Gilbert as she falls in love with vampire Stefan Salvatore and is drawn into the supernatural world as a result. As the series progresses, Elena finds herself drawn to Stefan's brother Damon Salvatore resulting in a love triangle. As the narrative develops in the course of the ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 8

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All The CW Shows On Netflix
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First added to Netflix: October 9, 2013

Seasons available: 7

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 stranded on a hostile island, billionaire playboy Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) returns home to fight the wrong doers as a secret vigilante whose weapon of choice is a bow and arrow. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell, David Ramsey, Willa Holland, + more

Premiered: 2012

Number of Seasons: 7

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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All The CW Shows On Netflix
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First added to Netflix: October 6, 2015

Seasons available: 5

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. CSI Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) gains super-human speed, which he uses to fight wrong doers, including others who have also gained superhuman abilities. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Rick Cosnett, Carlos Valdes, + more

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 5

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Jane the Virgin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All The CW Shows On Netflix
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First added to Netflix: October 12, 2015

Seasons available: 5

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 pregnant after accidentally being artificially inseminated. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo, Yael Grobglas, Justin Baldoni, Ivonne Coll, + more

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 5

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