2015 was a brilliant year for The CW where shows like Arrow, The Flash or The 100 have significantly improved the network's credibility and visibility.
At the Television Critic Association's press tour this Sunday, CW's boss Mark Pedowitz answered a lot of questions revolving around the future of their shows and the projects that may or may not be in talks.
When asked about the possibility of seeing a female-lead superhero show Pedowitz simply answered:
“At this moment, there is no plans. But at this moment last year, Legends didn’t really exist, so time will take its toll… There will be a moment in time, I don’t know when it’s going to come, but when Greg Berlanti and Andrew [Kreisberg] and Marc [Guggenheim] say, ‘We think it’s time,’ we’re going to give them that opportunity to do it.”
A female show will come, that's almost a certainty but it may or may not come the coming year, only time will tell. Besides, Pedowitz also emphasized that their superhero shows already possess strong female-lead with Katie Cassidy, Willa Holland, Emily Bett Rickards on Arrow and Candice Patton and Danielle Panabaker on The Flash.
At the moment the female superhero most likely to got her own series is probably Vixen. The character voiced by Megalyn Echikunwoke already have an animated series on The CW Seed that has been renewed for a second season. "Hopefully that character [Vixen] can spin itself out or, if not, join Legends Of Tomorrow" explained CW boss. There are definitely talking about giving Vixen our own show but it is too early in the process to be sure for now.
Vixen upcoming live-appearance on this season's fifteenth episode of Arrow will be a decisive step in that direction. If Megalyn Echikunwoke shows her ability to carry a show on her own it could facilitate and speed up the decision-making process.
The Flash & Arrow return January 19th and 20th on The CW.