Quick Answer: Is WB And CW The Same?

announced plans Tuesday for the creation of a new broadcast television network, called CW, that would replace the WB and UPN networks in the fall of this year.

The new broadcast network will draw on programming from both WB and UPN, and will be a joint venture between Warner Bros.

Why did WB become CW?

The WB Television Network (commonly shortened to The WB and short for Warner Bros.) On January 24, 2006, CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment announced plans to shut down the network and launch The CW later that same year.

What does CW network mean?

The CW Television Network (The CW) is a television network in the United States launched at the beginning of the 2006–2007 television season. The “CW” name is derived from the first letter of the names of these corporations (CBS and Warner Bros.).

Did the CW change its name?

The surprise news that CBS Corp. and Warner Bros. are partnering to form a new fifth network, dubbed The CW and replacing WB and UPN, has left many station owners scrambling. Although CBS boss Les Moonves has denied it, Variety says there already is talk that CW may get a desperately needed name change by the summer.

Who is the CW owned by?

Time Warner Cable’s