The CW Passes On SUPERNATURAL: BLOODLINES But Open To Future Spin Off Ideas

The CW Passes On SUPERNATURAL: BLOODLINES But Open To Future Spin Off Ideas

The CW has announced that it will not pick up Supernatural spin off 'Bloodlines' following a lukewarm reception when the backdoor pilot recently aired. However, the network remains open to the idea of another SUPERNATURAL spin off.

The CW has today announced its upcoming programming slate for the 2014/15 season. Arrow spin off, The Flash, received a full order alongside iZombie from Rob Thomas. Shockingly, Beauty and the Beast, starring Smallville's Kristen Kreuk got picked up for a third season despite the remainder of season 2 being shifted to the networks summer schedule.

The spin off to veteran drama Supernatural was almost a shoe in with early news of the show receiving a positive buzz but the back door pilot was met with a poor critical and fan reaction.

In more positive news, Supernatural itself received an early pick up and the CW network have stated that another Supernatural spin off in the future given the shows dedicated fan base.

Are you upset by this news or any other of The CWs recent announcements which saw Star-Crossed and The Tomorrow People being canceled, sound off below!

"Bloodlines" Official Description: SAM AND DEAN INVESTIGATE MONSTER FAMILIES IN CHICAGO - Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a case in Chicago, where they discover that various mafia-esque monster families are, unknown to humans, running the underbelly of Chicago. One is a family of shapeshifters run by Margo Lassiter (guest stars Danielle Savre), whose leadership is thrown into question when her brother David (guest star Nathaniel Buzolic) returns home. The other reigning family in town is made up of werewolves, lead by Julian Duval (guest star Sean Faris). While in Chicago, Sam and Dean meet Ennis (guest star Lucien Laviscount), a man with a personal vendetta against the monsters. The Winchesters warn Ennis about heading into the hunter lifestyle, but Ennis refuses to listen and starts down a dangerous path. Robert Singer directed the episode written by Andrew Dabb (#920).


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LEEE777 - 5/8/2014, 2:19 PM
Damn that sucks :(
Unreal2k9 - 5/8/2014, 2:27 PM
thank god
TheAstoundingMan - 5/8/2014, 2:33 PM
Ouch. I can't say that I am as enthusiastic about Supernatural as I was in the earlier seasons, but it would have been interesting to see how that progressed.

That said, I haven't watched Bloodlines yet, and from what I gathered it was one of the worst episodes of the season.
Desrow - 5/8/2014, 2:35 PM
No surprise here, Bloodlines was Blood-y awful.
Tuuralihn - 5/8/2014, 2:36 PM
I love SPN with all my heart, but I'm ok with this. Bloodlines wasn't a good way to go. With every mythology open it's stupid to focus on boring Vamps and Shifters. (Though I still want to know more about the Djinn).
TelaVizion - 5/8/2014, 2:43 PM
This is bullshit for Star-Crossed, Bloodlines and Tomorrow people. Horrible news.

The bloodlines episode was pretty good. Some fans seem to still have a problem when the episode doesn't focus on Sam and Dean. Like the video camera episode that was actually good, but some complained about. smh.
grif - 5/8/2014, 2:55 PM
supernatural was great. but it is way past its time. its sad to see it constantly picked up for new seasons.
CaptainObvious - 5/8/2014, 3:01 PM
I'm not upset. Bloodlines was underwhelming.
soforizo - 5/8/2014, 3:02 PM
I don't know how Beauty and the Beast last. I only needed to know that Kristin Kreuk was on the show and that was enough for me to avoid it. TTP was very cheesy and cringe-worthy, but I never missed an episode... I won't really miss it, but it's a pity.
SwagInScience - 5/8/2014, 3:49 PM
Bloodlines was a pretty boring episode. They screwed that one up.
LEEE777 - 5/8/2014, 4:01 PM
Tomorrow People not a bad show, I enjoyed it!

Hmmm maybe CW are thinking more DC?

'Bout time is all I say : D
alamborn19 - 5/8/2014, 5:13 PM
i think they should make...
blue beetle
the question
batman/ nightwing
Lemons - 5/8/2014, 7:12 PM
Let the Supernatural series end, and bring Jensen Ackles into Arrow as the Green Lantern. Jared Padelicki could be Nightwing.
case - 5/8/2014, 7:47 PM
Those DC badges! So good. Wish they go back to the 70s ones.
campblood - 5/8/2014, 7:56 PM
watched it and said to myself it's a good story but couldn't float a whole show.

it has potential to be a great story arc though
tongtong - 5/8/2014, 8:17 PM
That awful backdoor pilot. The show didn't get picked up. Celebrate!
BlackIceJoe - 5/8/2014, 8:32 PM
It is disappointing that Star-Crossed and The Tomorrow People didn't get a second season. Both shows have been good shows.

I don't understand stand why they could not have come on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Because it's not like the CW is showing other shows on those days.

As for the Supernatural spin off I can see why it was passed on. But I like how there is a chance that supernatural will get another spin off instead.
tongtong - 5/8/2014, 8:40 PM
Sebastian Stan's with ABC, maybe they'll bring him back as Mad Hatter for OUAT and bring him in for Winter Soldier cameo.
TheGreenBastard - 5/8/2014, 8:54 PM
Well...that's no good. That could have been good. I'm more eager to see the conclusion of the story, surrounding the brothers Winchester. John is god, who grew tired of knowing all, so he became human, and then the show starts.
ahumancartoon - 5/8/2014, 10:16 PM
Just give us a Ghostfacers spin off already
Null - 5/8/2014, 10:21 PM
Yes! SPN still on for more... Love the Winchester dynamic!
Luminus - 5/9/2014, 12:28 AM
Bloodlines was terrible, worst ep of the season.
LancerEvo - 5/9/2014, 1:56 AM
Not surprising, that backdoor pilot was pretty lackluster... I just couldn't bring myself to care about the ongoing/upcoming war of monsters in Chicago, and the characters didn't sell on me too well.

When I watched the backdoor pilot, all I could think of was the Originals; there's a similar plotline of an on and off war in New Orleans between vampires, werewolves, witches and humans, brief times of peace 'n all that..

The only spin-off I'm pumped for at this time is the Flash :D
SWelch - 5/9/2014, 8:08 AM
I haven't watched Supernatural in a long time. I think the last season I saw was season 2.
MadTitan - 5/9/2014, 8:21 AM
Good to hear, after a few minutes i stop watching that episode it was just painful to watch...
DangerDuck83 - 5/9/2014, 8:25 AM
The only Supernatural episode that I freakin hated!!! Glad it didn't get picked up. Leave Supernatural and Arrow alone CW! They are perfect just the way they are.
Nivekian - 5/9/2014, 11:38 AM
Why not Ghostchasers? It would mock all those Ghost Hunter shows.
ComicFan523 - 5/9/2014, 11:49 AM
Maybe now that Revolution is canceled Eric Kripke will come back to Supernatural and make it like it used to be. The problem with making a spinoff for this show is that the whole story is centered around Sam and Dean, I don't know if any character could hold up alone.
DangerDuck83 - 5/9/2014, 2:40 PM
@Nivekian Hell yes! Ghostfacers would be an awesome show!!!
knighted - 5/9/2014, 2:52 PM
I can see why. It wasn't a great premise. I'd rather they made a show about the young hunters if anything
goatman - 5/10/2014, 8:15 PM
Bloodlines felt a bit too CW for me. The Romeo & Juliet sub-plot that would have dragged on season after season would have turned me off.

I did like the young kid turned hunter though. I wouldn't mind seeing a show similar to that which highlights how other hunters deal with effects of Sam and Dean's actions. We've seen what happens to others who were in their inner circle, but we haven't seen the other hunters who probably blame Sam and Dean for everything bad that happens. Also, with Garth ending his role as the Oracle, a position held by Bobby for so very long, it's likely that many hunters are now on their own, with no one to help them solve the mysteries of their investigations.

I do say yes to a Ghostfacers spin-off though. That really would be awesome, but they sort of wrapped up that story line earlier this season with the #Thinman episode as Ed and Harry have parted ways, unable to trust one another.

The point is, there are plenty of stories that could be told without Sam and Dean, but still grounded in that hunter mythology. Anything to end the constant brother bickering and make-up sessions in the Impala.

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