Eight American TV shows have all been renewed for further seasons, including Arrow, The 100, Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, Reign and Jane the Virgin.
America's CW network announced the series' renewal at the annual Television Critics' Association gathering in Pasadena, Los Angeles.
Arrow has been renewed for a 4th season, The 100 for a 3rd season, The Flash for a 2nd season, Jane the Virgin for a 2nd season, Supernatural for an 11th season, Reign for a 3rd season, The Vampire Diaries for a 7th season and The Originals for a 3rd season.
The bulk of the shows are seen in South Africa on M-Net (DStv 101) and VUZU AMP, with earlier seasons The Vampire Diaries also shown on SABC2.
In a press statement released before the CW's TCA presentation, the CW says the shows are "smart, provocative, quality programming, targeting a savvy adult audience".
"By picking up these shows now, our executive producers can start planning next season's story lines".