The CW has renewed The 100 for Season 5, to premiere early 2018, RenewCancelTV has learned.
The renewal brings The 100 closer its ultimate end date, with the show now within the flexible 5-8 season run targeted by creator Jason Rothenberg.
THE CW PICKS UP SEASON FIVE OF “THE 100” FOR 2017-18
March 10, 2017 (Burbank, CA) – The CW Network has renewed its acclaimed hit sci-fi drama THE 100 for the 2017-18 season, it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, President, The CW.
THE 100, now in its fourth season, sees significant amounts of delayed and digital viewing. THE 100 averages a +70% increase in total viewers, a +73% gain in adults 18-34, and an +86% jump in adults 18-49 in Live+7 day ratings over Live+Same Day.
Based on the book series by Kass Morgan, THE 100 is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Alloy Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios with executive producers Jason Rothenberg and Leslie Morgenstein (“The Vampire Diaries”).
The CW hasn’t announced Season 5 as the last in the series, leaving the door open to both Season 6 or cancellation this time next year.
Will The 100 get to end on its own terms? Will Season 5 be the last, or will the series survive longer? The chase continues.
Stay tuned as we now monitor the renew/cancel status of The 100 Season 6…