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The CW is developing a drama based on V.E. Schwab's "The Archived" book series, Variety has learned exclusively.
The final season will begin airing in October. News of the series' development comes as The CW prepares to say goodbye to network cornerstone "Supernatural." That series, which follows brothers Sam and Dean Winchester as they hunt various monsters and demonic creatures, is set to end its run after fifteen seasons this year.
"The Archived" book series is comprised of two books — "The Archived" and "The Unbound" — and the short story "Leave the Window Open," the last of which was published in 2015.
Sczudlo will serve as writer and executive producer on "The Archived," with Urman executive producing along with Joanna Klein under their Sutton St. is under an overall deal, will produce. CBS Television Studios, where Sutton St. Productions banner.
"Jane the Virgin" recently wrapped its run on The CW after five seasons and 100 episodes back in July. Urman will next serve as executive producer on the multi-cam comedy "Broke," which is set to debut on CBS at midseason.
In the series, the eldest child in a family of ghost hunters, Bex has trained her entire life for the day she’ll take up the mantle of “the chosen one.” But when her dad dies and her local-weather-girl sister wakes up with the familial powers instead, these night-and-day sisters will have to figure out how to work together and save the world. The project hails from "Jane the Virgin" writer Liz Sczudlo with "Jane the Virgin" creator and showrunner Jennie Snyder Urman executive producing.
Sczudlo served as a producer on "Jane the Virgin" in addition to writing. Her other credits include "Switched at Birth," "Reign," and "The Following."

When asked why now was a good time to bring the show back, Urman said, “The original was so much about female empowerment and sisterhood and women taking over the world and I think we need that right now."
Soon this powerful threesome must stand together to fight the everyday and supernatural battles that all modern witches must face: from vanquishing powerful demons to toppling the patriarchy.The original series ran from 1998 to 2008 on the WB Network and CW In the reboot, after the tragic death of their mother, three sisters (Diaz, Madeleine Mantock, Sarah Jeffery) in a college town are stunned to discover they are witches.
Executive producer Jessica O’Toole also teased fans with what kinds of demons the Charmed Ones will be facing, including one idea for a demon that possesses your Fit Bit and drains your life force with every step.
Brad Silberling, who has executive produced CW shows including “Jane the Virgin,” “Dynasty,” “No Tomorrow” and “Reign,” will direct and executive produce with Ben Silverman and Carter Covington also executive producing. CBS Television Studios will produce in association with Propagate Content, The new series is based on a story by Urman, creator and showrunner of The CW’s “Jane the Virgin,” who will executive produce with “Jane the Virgin” writers O’Toole and Amy Rardin writing and executive producing.
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Series star Melonie Diaz also discussed the fact that her character is gay and the importance of representation on television in the modern era. “Just a relationship with two people loving each other.” “This should be a normal thing,” Diaz said of seeing her character with her onscreen girlfriend.
Executive producer Jennie Snyder Urman teased that the show will feature plenty of tribute and callbacks to the original, which fans in attendance got a small taste of when the show’s pilot screened before the Q&A.
The cast and executive producers of The CW’s upcoming “Charmed” reboot debuted at San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday, in part discussing how the new show will pay tribute to the original.