“Tom Swift” canceled after one season on the CW

The CW canceled Tom Swift after one season. diversity has confirmed.

The news comes less than a month after the series, a spin-off of Nancy Drew, premiered on May 31. Sources close to the project report diversity The decision came down to ratings, as the show failed to find an audience through linear television or streaming. The five episodes of the series that have aired to date have earned 0.1 ratings in the 18-49 age group.

The news also comes a little over a month after The CW canceled a significant number of its originals, including Charmed, Dynasty, Rosewell, New Mexico, 4400, Legacies, Naomi and Batwoman”. .” In January, it was announced that Nexstar Media Group was in talks with the broadcaster to acquire a sizable stake in it after years of majority ownership by WarnerMedia.

Produced by CBS Studios and Fake Empire, “Tom Swift” stars Tian Richards as the title character, first created for the 1910 book “Tom Swift and His Motor Cycle.” Originally portrayed as a teenage inventor, the series re-imagines Swift as a black, gay billionaire who finds himself at odds with a mysterious global cabal following the sudden disappearance of his father. Richards first appeared in the role in a season 2 episode of Nancy Drew.

In addition to Richards, Tom Swift also starred Ashleigh Murray, Marquise Vilsón, April Parker Jones and Albert Mwangi, while LeVar Burton provided the voice for Swift’s AI companion Barclay. The series was created by Nancy Drew executive producers Melinda Hsu Taylor and Noga Landau, starring Cameron Johnson. The three executive producers produce the series with Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. The show comes from CBS Studios and Fake Empire.

The series is scheduled to air for the remainder of the season, with the final episode scheduled for July 19.

https://variety.com/2022/tv/news/tom-swift-canceled-the-cw-1235307513/ “Tom Swift” canceled after one season on the CW

Charles Jones

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