CW Boss Explains The Tomorrow People Cancelation, Wants More Supernatural

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Supernatural: Bloodlines may be dead.

But the idea of a Supernatural spinoff is not.

Following the reveal of The CW fall schedule, President Mark Pedowitz jumped on a conference call with reporters and took a few minutes to explain why two shows are NOT included on his network's 2014-2015 lineup.

"We believe there is a really good brand in Supernatural. We felt the Supernatural [spin-off pilot Bloodlines] didn’t quite get there," he said of the series whose backdoor pilot was not well received by fans a couple weeks ago.

But Pedowitz did make it clear: "We know we want to develop... Supernatural spinoff for next season."

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The executive also addressed his decision to renew Beauty and the Beast for a third season, while canceling The Tomorrow People.

"We’ve always said we’re a very different style of broadcast network,” he said, explaining BATB has more social engagement and international appeal than The Tomorrow People.

“We have situations where shows like Beauty have created upside potential … it’s a fan favorite it has a great international [interest]. Primarily, The Tomorrow People was a great show... [it] just didn’t have the same level of social engagement or digital side that Beauty and the Beast gets."

Here's a look at the new programs on The CW 2014-2015 schedule:

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even though the tomorrow people has been cancelled a year ago i still feel disappointed and heartbroken that this amazing show has been cancelled ,i really wish that this show comes back i'm hoping for it until this very day and for as long as i can hold.

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Please bring back The Tomorrow People!!!!!

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Typical.. just like Alphas AXED.. 2 bloody good series' ended by a prat who thought he knew best.. The tomorrow people isnt the only thing that should be axed.. C.W bosses take heed... - Paul xXx

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please please please bring back the tomorrow people. it was a great show and the season ended with an amazing start to a new season. its not too late to bring it back. please listen to the audience and bring it back. please.

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We need season 2, the tomorow people i think has high potential eventhough it did not get high rates earlier but now everyone keep talking about it and feel disappointed to the director if the show wont be continued. We want more cara, stephen and john as well as the others. Keep this in mind. We want season 2.

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I think another network should revive The Tomorrow People for a second season next year. Maybe SyFy or Netflix. So, please bring it back.

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I loved the tomorrow people and really hope the cw will finally learn to let a show continue even if after just 1 season the ratings weren't what they had hoped. I think if the cw would just give it a chance with season 2 they would be pleasantly surprised with how well the show would do. People have other shows that they like to watch on at the same time, and if they would look at all the people who watched it on netflix and other sites, they would really see how much people loved the show.

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I just found Tomorrow People and my family and I loved the first season. This is so frustrating to get engaged in a great series and not have CW keep making the show! I will wait and only watch shows that actually have at least 2 seasons to avoid this type of frustration in the future!

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@ Bill

This is the whole reason The Tomorrow People was cancelled. Because people didn't watch it WHILE IT WAS AIRING ON THE CW. And if you wait for two seasons and then watch it on Netflix, how does that help the show to get a third season so you're not frustrated that it didn't get that third season pickup? Networks want you to watch their shows on their networks, and when you don't, they're cancelled and they sell the first and only season to Netflix to live on. Unless it's a Netflix original series, you can't really complain about it being cancelled.

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I am very much upset about " the tomorrow people ".. Just saw the whole 22 episodes in two days on Netflix !! I didnt know it had came on CW-Tv..had I known which day and time..I definitely would have watched it for sure! I'm a HUGE Cw-tv fan..love watching: the flash, arrow, & messengers! Geez everytime a show comes out and has potential to grow..they always cut the damn series after the first season. And in my ...unimportant opinion...The Tomorrow People... was really a GREAT SHOW! LOVED IT!! Hillary...John...Roger...Steven/stephen....Jedakiah....Foster/Bathary...Cara & Astrid !! They all made the show..oh and Luca..and the mother and hell even kassey , the daugher of father - the founder/Bathary..and of course don't forget Russell !! I hate it when the show and it's characters start growing on the viewers/fans and it starts getting really good..only to have it stripped away! Damn it was getting even better..I would love to have seen a season two where..Stephen..controlled time and brought back Hillary and his dad !!! Please don't ruin the hard work all those actors/actresses put into SLAVING their craft intotheir parts and the show, only for them to have it spat back in their and the viewers/fans face!! Be smart and bring season 2 on board and this time ADVERTISE better!! I and MANY others will support the show! Whatever it takes to stay afloat and on top of things. I fell in love with the show and it's characters as a whole...damn I'd love to see Stephen definitely..one again..bring back his Dad - Roger and Hillary in season two. Of course there should be a limit on being able to go back so far ..cause we wouldn't want everytime someone dies to just bring back any or everyone..maybe tie it to Stephen only being able to bring back people or the people who are/were mainly and mostly connected to him emotionally..like in this case his dad and Hillary..that being said save even kassey - daughter to the founder..whom he and her ..like him and cara...shared a psychic connection with! We know if he did go back and save his in chronological order first - Hillary..that would be a plus and secondly his dad..still with founder being alive..as we all saw on both occassions being in Hillary's explosion and/when Jedakiah shot his brother - Roger..had Stephen got their faster he could have prevented that from happening..or give Stephen in addition to controlling time, also the power to heal physically just about any bodily harm or subdued pain?? :-) Of course he would..like with any NEW power at first ..need to strengthen and master it's full potential...before embracing and engaging in it fully. Being that he's the chosen one and all! :-) Just my opinion to start out with!!.If anything..i know this and one things for sure...this show definitely deserves a second chance and it's justly due!

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@ Jayratedr

As a huge fan of the CW, you should know that this aired just last season in 2014. Where was everybody when the show needed viewers? If you're watching The Flash, then you know the network was a fan of the stars enough to give Robbie Amell another job almost immediately, and you might recognize Captain Cold's sister, Lisa Snart, as well. Btw, The Messengers has already been cancelled. Some shows make it and others don't. That's how the business works. We were all surprised The Tomorrow People didn't have staying power, but the people have landed in their feet.

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@ Carissa Pavlica

Well..absolutely..I agree..the show may have needed more viewers..and yeah..business wise..that is how the cookie crumbles at times. However, I ,like many others on here, seemed to have missed watching the Tomorrow People when it aired..and having the chance to finally see it amongst many other delights. I wish that CW would give it another chance. I read what the network's reason was for keeping BATB in comparison to TTP..not gonna touch on that right now! And yes I see CW gave Robbie Amell a job on the flash. My point for stating how I felt, among many others, was the fact that I saw the show and really loved it! Not so sure what I was doing when it aired (working different shift hours..whatever..etc.etc) it definitely deserves a bit more faith in keeping on a bit longer..who knows what the true turn out may have been! As for "The Messengers" I haven't gotten into the show being cancelled. But while it still currently still continues to come on every Friday night, as for now..I'm a big fan!! It may lack a certain quality or substance in essence, but in my opinion, I can relate to aspects on a spiritual level; based off of my own experience. Anyway....business is business..but...never say never is still the best suit, I believe in!

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Not watching BATB...couldn't care less about it or Supernatural. They may be alright, just can't get into it. However, The Tomorrow People is fantastic and the CW doesn't know what they are doing if they think that a spin off is a better idea (never) than a new original show. Spin offs are the death of creativity. In a world of too many vampire, zombie, teen romance over indulgences, The tomorrow People stood on the edge of something new and cool. Bright back tomorrow people...please stop just recreating old tricks.

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