The CW made it’s first big move of the fall by ordering the back nine episodes of their new hit TV series ‘Arrow.’
The show broke records when it premiered on October 10, and the second episode did not disappoint as well. On Monday morning, the network announced that it has picked up the back 9 episodes of season one, bringing the total episodes to a full 22.
In the official release, the network states; ““Our strategy of rolling out our new fall schedule later in the year really paid off for The CW on several levels, especially with Arrow, which was the network’s most watched premiere in three years and is one of the breakout hits of the new season. I’m proud of the quality of Arrowand I’m happy we’ll be able to share more of it with viewers.”
Arrow Star Stephen Amell took to his own Twitter page to let fans know the good news, tweeting; “Best way to start a Monday? Getting picked up for your back nine episodes. Thwick. #Arrow”
This Wednesday, another character from the DC Universe will appear on the series in the episode titled ‘Lone Gunman.’ Check out the preview below for a look at Deadshot.