The CW is placing its bets on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. In advance of its Oct. 12 premiere, the network has ordered five extra scripts for the musical comedy from co-creator and star Rachel Bloom. Five more scripts have also been ordered for iZombie, which is set to premiere its sophomore season on Tuesday.
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Though the script orders are not necessarily guarantees that the corresponding episodes will be ordered and shot, the odds for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend‘s survival through the fall season are looking better and better. (You really should tune in — EW chose the freshman series as one of our fall TV best bets.)
iZombie was similarly well-received by fans and critics alike when it wrapped its 13-episode first season, and we’ve seen the season 2 premiere — it’s a must-watch.