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Arrow (The CW, New)
Stephen Amell as Green Arrow

Stephen Amell as Green Arrow in Arrow.

The CW

This reinvention of the comic book hero seems most interested in resituating the character its Robin Hood roots, with the addition of ingenious gadgets and the angsty playboy lifestyle of young Oliver Queen, whose friemds seem, to think he's changed.
Airs: Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Eastern on The CW.
Premiere: Oct. 10.
Official Synopsis: Arrow stars Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen (aka Arrow), a billionaire playboy who after surviving a harrowing shipwreck where he was discovered alive on a remote island five years later, he reunites at home with his family and friends. Oliver becomes a changed man, deciding to take on the persona of vigilante Arrow to fight the wrongs he committed earlier in his life and to bring justice to his town of Starling City. By day, he assumes the attitude of his former carefree playboy days but by night he turns into his secret identity with help from his faithful chauffeur/bodyguard, John Diggle (David Ramsey).
Starring: Colin Donnell as Tommy Merlyn, Colin Salmon as Walter Steele, David Ramsey as John Diggle, Jamey Sheridan as Robert Queen, Katie Cassidy as Dinah "Laurel" Lance, Paul Blackthorne as Quentin Lance, Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen, Susanna Thompson as Moira Queen, Willa Holland as Thea Queen.
Creative Team: Created by Andrew Kreisberg, Greg Berlanti, and Marc Guggenheim. Pilot directedby David Nutter.
From: Berlanti Television, DC Comics.

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