‘The Flash’ Will End With Season 9 On The CW, Final Episode Count Revealed – Deadline
It’s official: the upcoming ninth season of the flash on the CW will be his last. It will debut in 2023 and will consist of 13 episodes, making it the shortest season in its run.
As Deadline reported, speculation that Season 9 could be the flashThe latest chapter of began in January when star Grant Gustin agreed to a one-year contract, capping his Season 9 involvement at 15 episodes. The CW in May announced that next season would be held for the mid-season, the first time the flash has not been on the network’s fall schedule, with the exception of The CW’s fall 2020 pandemic programming consisting mostly of acquisitions.
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Of the flashFellow original cast members Candice Patton and Danielle Panabaker are set to return. Jesse L. Martin has an NBC pilot, The Irrational, which puts it first. He is involved in no less than five episodes of the flashis the ninth season. The number could possibly increase if its pilot does not advance. NBC is expected to make a decision on its three remaining pilots soon.
The 13-episode mid-season order would put the flash series finale just weeks before Warner Bros.’ slated June 23 release. the flash movie with Ezra Miller as the main character. Coincidentally, the long-delayed film was originally announced just a week after the flash The series premieres October 7 on The CW. The series ending should wrap up its own storyline and not set up the movie in any way, sources said.
The CW brass has been diligent in giving its signature series a fitting ending, when possible. the flash is one of two legacy shows whose upcoming seasons will be their last, with Riverdale.
flash, from Berlanti Prods. and Warner Bros. TV, was a pivotal series for the CW. It was a spin-off of Arrow, and helped establish the Arrowverse as a franchise. the flash was the most successful of the Arrowverse series and also the longest running, beating out Arrowof eight seasons. With Legends of Tomorrow, Batwoman and Noemie all ending their races this season, the flashthe departure of would leave a blow Superman and Lois and eventually Gotham Knights, if that works out, as the only returning DC series for the 2023-24 season.
After ranking as the CW’s top series for the first half of its run, the flash remained one of the network’s top performers, with Season 8 ending as one of the network’s most-watched shows of the 2021-22 season, with 1.03 million viewers, and ranking among its most-watched shows. distributed on its digital platforms.
“Nine seasons! Nine years of saving Central City while taking audiences on an emotional journey full of heart, humor and spectacle. And now Barry Allen has reached the starting grid for his final race,” the flash said executive producer/showrunner Eric Wallace. “So many incredible people have given their talents, time and love to bring this wonderful show to life each week. So as we prepare to honor the series’ incredible legacy with our exciting final chapter, I want to thank our phenomenal cast, writers, producers and crew over the years who have helped make the flash an unforgettable experience for audiences around the world.“
Gustin has previously talked about his trip to the flash like Barry Allen/The Flash, including those comments at the end of Season 7.
“Look, I may never have such a cool job again, that so many people tune in to watch, so I’m not going to take it for granted,” he said. entertainment tonight. “Seven [seasons] is for most actors actually, but I think it would be great if we could continue after that.