We are reviewing all the cancelled shows and renewed shows of the season.
Ok, The CW was giving the good news around, and they confirmed the renewals of several shows.
In this case, The CW renewed Supernatural for a sixth season.
So, more Winchester brothers for all…
Even though the show was originally planned for five seasons, the success of Supernatural made it almost a no-brainer to be extended.
Therefore, CW renews Supernatural.
What is Supernatural About? Plot
Supernatural is an American drama/horror television series starring Jared Padalecki as Sam Winchester and Jensen Ackles as Dean Winchester, brothers who hunt demons and other figures of the paranormal.
Before bringing Supernatural to television, creator Eric Kripke had been developing the series for nearly ten years, having been fascinated with urban legends since he was a child. Although he had envisioned Supernatural as a movie, he spent years unsuccessfully pitching it as a series. The concept went through several phases before becoming the eventual product, shifting from the original idea of an anthology series to one of tabloid reporters driving around the country in a van “fighting the demons in search of the truth”. Kripke wanted it to be a road trip series, feeling that it was the “best vehicle to tell these stories because it’s pure, stripped down and uniquely American… These stories exist in these small towns all across the country, and it just makes so much sense to drive in and out of these stories.” Because he had previously written for the WB series Tarzan, Kripke was offered the chance to pitch show ideas to the network, and used the opportunity for Supernatural. However, the network disliked his tabloid reporter idea, so Kripke successfully pitched his last-minute idea of the characters being brothers. He decided to have the brothers be from Lawrence, Kansas, due to its closeness to Stull Cemetery, a location famous for its urban legends.
When it came time to name the two lead characters, Kripke decided on “Sal” and “Dean” as an homage to Jack Kerouac’s road-trip novel On the Road. However, he felt that “Sal” was inappropriate for the main character, and changed the name to “Sam”. It was originally intended for the brothers’ last name to be “Harrison” as a nod to actor Harrison Ford, as Kripke wanted Dean to have the “devil-may-care swagger of Han Solo”. However, there was a Sam Harrison living in Kansas, so the name had to be changed for legal reasons. Combining his interest in the Winchester Mystery House and his desire to give the series the feel of “a modern-day Western”, Kripke settled on the surname of “Winchester”. However, this also presented a problem. The first name of Sam and Dean’s father was originally “Jack”, and there was a Jack Winchester residing in Kansas, so Kripke was forced to change the character’s name to “John”.
Are you happy that The CW renewed Supernatural for a sixth season?