AceShowbiz - Roughly a month since "The 100" debuted its fourth season on February 1, The CW has shown its faith to the series by giving an early season renewal. An episode count for the fifth season has yet to be announced, though "The 100" typically runs between 13 and 16 episodes a season.
The post-apocalyptic drama, which stars Eliza Taylor and Paige Turco, is gaining a 70|percent| increase among total viewers in Live+7 day ratings over Live+Same Day. It also scores 73|percent| uptick among 18-34 demo and an 86|percent| rise among adults 18-49 with seven days of delayed viewing.
"The 100" joins other nine shows which have been renewed for the 2017-2018 season by the network, including "Jane the Virgin", "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend", "Supergirl", "The Flash", "Arrow", "DC's Legends of Tomorrow", "Supernatural" as well as freshman drama "Riverdale". Meanwhile, "The Originals" and "iZombie" remain on the bubble.
"The 100" is from Bonanza Production Inc. in association with Alloy Entertainment, Warner Bros. Based on the book series by Kass Morgan, the series is executive produced by Jason Rothenberg and Leslie Morgenstein ("The Vampire Diaries"). Also starring on the series are Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Christopher Larking, Devon Bostick, Isaiah Washington, Henry Ian Cusick and Zach McGowan.
"The 100" season four's new episode titled "We Will Rise" will air on Wednesday, March 15 at 9 P.M. on The CW.