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Yay: Lucy Hale, Carlos PenaVega, Liz Gillies & China McClain's New Shows Have Officially Been Picked Up By The CW

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Some of your fave stars from shows of the past are officially coming back to television with brand new series - and trust us when we say you should be seriously pumped about them.

The CW network has picked up a number of shows for the 2017— 2018 season, and it is safe to say you will definitely recognize some names from the casts. Not only did Lucy Hale and Carlos PenaVega's drama series get the green light, but two of your fave stars will be starring in new shows on the network as well.

As for Lucy and Carlos' show Life Sentence, the drama will definitely be a tearjerker. The story follows the journey of a girl named Stella (played by Lucy) who is diagnosed with terminal cancer. When she finds then out that she's not dying after all, she decides to still do all the things she was going to do when she thought her days were numbered. The Pretty Little Liars alum took to Twitter to share how pumped she is to be heading to this new series.


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Liz Gillies (AKA Jade from the fan-fave Nickelodeon comedy Victorious will be starring in Dynasty, a drama that centers around two wealthy families and the feud over their fortune. Given the fact that the creators of Gossip Girl are responsible for this series and it's a remake of the classic soap-opera-style classic show, we know it is going to be nothing short of binge-worthy.

Related: Liz Gillies Opens Up About Breaking Away From Her Victorious Character

Descendants 2 star China McClain also had a reason to celebrate. Her show Black Lightning got picked up by the network, and we bet it is going to be totally packed with a ton of action. The series is based off the superhero character Black Lightning, who was the very first African-American DC Comics superhero to get an independent comic book. Iconic, really. And China is beyond pumped, sharing her excitement on Twitter.


We're all still waiting to find out the fate of Disney Channel alum Debby Ryan's new pilot. The CW has not yet announced if they are picking up the pilot she starred in, Insatiable, for a full series yet. There is no question Debby would seriously shine in the beauty pageant drama. We're keeping our fingers crossed for ya, Deb.

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