THE FLASH: Based upon characters published by DC Comics. Through a freak accident, scientist Barry Allen is given the power of super speed that transforms him into the Fastest Man Alive. Cast: Grant Gustin (Barry Allen); Jesse L. Martin (Det. West); Tom Cavanaugh (Harrison Wells).
IDENTITY: When a young woman in need of a transplant learns she is related to a powerful family whose son is her only hope for a donor organ, the CIA approaches her to investigate the family’s involvement in domestic terrorism and to infiltrate their rarified world. Her loyalty, morality, and ethics are tested as she’s forced to slowly build a case against the family who saved her life. Cast: Ahna O’Reilly (Mia); Patricia Wettig (Liana); Mehcad Brooks (Brennan).
iZOMBIE: A med student-turned-zombie takes a job in the coroner’s office to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat to maintain her humanity, but with each brain she consumes, she inherits the corpse’s memories. With the help of her medical examiner boss and a police detective, she solves homicide cases in order to quiet the disturbing voices in her head. Based on the characters created by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred, and published by DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint. Cast: Rose McIver (Liv).
JANE THE VIRGIN: Adapted from the successful Venezuelan telenovela. A series of surprising and unforeseen events causes a hard-working, religious young Latina woman to be accidentally artificially inseminated. Gina Rodriguez (Jane); Justin Baldoni (Rafael).
THE MESSENGERS: When a mysterious object crashes down to earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have been deemed responsible for preventing the impending Apocalypse. Cast: Shantel VanSaten (Vera); Diogo Morgado (The Man).
SUPERNATURAL: BLOODLINES: A sweeping drama about the various mafia-esque monster families who, unknown to humans, run the underbelly of Chicago. The families are being tracked by a newly minted Hunter who’s trying to rid Chicago of anything or anyone supernatural. Cast: Lucien Laviscount (Ennis); Nathaniel Buzolic (David).
The networks begin announcing their fall schedules on May 12 in New York.