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The CW Summer Schedule Features A Taye Diggs Game Show and ... Space!

There's a lot to unpack here

Megan Vick

Most broadcast networks wrap up their ratings heavy hitters in late April or May and leave their summer for game shows and event programming. Well, The CW is changing things up this year by packing their summer schedule with six new series along with some returning summer favorites.

The new summer lineup was announced on Wednesday and includes some interesting titles. The CW will have its own summer talent show, The Big Stage, along with a Taye Diggs game show, Hypnotize Me, anthology docu-series Mysteries Decoded, and an extreme sports show entitled, Red Bull Peaking. These four unscripted shows will join Bulletproof, an "adrenaline-fueled" crime drama about two London undercover cops, and Pandora, a space drama set in 2199 around a woman who "has lost everything but finds new life at Earth's Space Training Academy where she and her friends learn to defend the galaxy from threats, both alien and human." Um, where do we sign up?

Along with the announcement, the network released the first part of its summer schedule with premiere dates for The Big Stage and returning shows like Burden of Truth and The Outpost. Premiere dates for the new shows are coming soon.

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8-9 p.m.: Burden of Truth (Season 2 premiere)
9-10 p.m.: Supernatural (encore episode)

8-8:30 p.m.: Masters of Illusion (Season 6 premiere)
8:30-9 p.m.: Masters of Illusion (new episode)
9-9:30 p.m.: The Big Stage (series premiere)
9:30-10 p.m.: The Big Stage (new episode)

8-9 p.m.: Penn & Teller: Fool Us (Season 6 premiere)
9-9:30 p.m.: Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Cycle 7 premiere)
9:30-10 p.m.: Whose Line Is It Anyway? (encore episode)

8-9 p.m.: iZombie (new episode)
9-10 p.m.: The Outpost (Season 2 premiere)

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