The CW Crosses the Upfront Finish Line First, With CPM Increases in the Mid-Teens

Volume is up single digits compared to last year

Ruby Rose walking from a motorcycle for a story about The CW's 2019 upfronts
Demand was strong for new CW shows like Batwoman, which will air Sundays this fall. Elizabeth Morris/The CW
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Just three weeks after holding its upfront presentation, The CW has already wrapped this year’s negotiations, becoming the first network to cross the finish line for the second year in a row.

@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.