Split Screen Podcast: Episode 19 – The Comic Book Based TV Universe Of The CW

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Adaptations are not just limited to Movies anymore, as even the Television world has started to adapt original material into amazing content. The CW Network is an example of this, as they’ve taken popular DC Comic shows and have turned them into a successful, and most amazingly, interconnected universe spanning multiple hit shows.

So Episode 19 is all about the Comic Book Based TV Universe Of The CW, featuring guest Brandon Walker.

Split Screen Podcast: Episode 19 - The Comic Book Based TV Universe Of The CWNew To The Show?

Split Screen Podcast usually compares a remake with its original. But on this special episode, we take a look at the shared universe of superheroes and review the TV shows on The CW.


  • We get to know Brandon and how he became involved in comic books and superheroes and all things Geekdom.
  • I set the stage for the show with quickly describing what The CW is, and why we’re talking about it.
  • My Review of ‘Smallville’.
  • I give a quick synopsis of ‘Arrow’.
  • Brandon and I share our thoughts about ‘Arrow’.
  • We ramble on about the flaws in the show and what they lost from Season 1 till today.
  • We discuss how we felt about Season 4 of ‘Arrow’ and where they show can go next.
  • My Season 4 Review of ‘Arrow’.
  • ‘Arrow’ Season 5 premieres on The CW on Wednesday, October 5th.
  • I give a synopsis of ‘The Flash’.
  • We discuss what makes ‘The Flash’ great and how it fits into this universe.
  • Brandon and I talk about what we want to see have happen post-Flashpoint.
  • I describe what ‘Flashpoint’ is for casual fans.
  • My Season 2 Review of ‘The Flash’. 
  • ‘The Flash’ Season 3 premieres on The CW on Tuesday, October 4th. 
  • I quickly give a brief description of what ‘Legends Of Tomorrow’ deals with.
  • We discuss the spin-off ‘Legends Of Tomorrow’ and what we like about it.
  • My Season 1 Review of ‘Legends Of Tomorrow’.
  • ‘Legends Of Tomorrow’ Season 2 premieres on The CW on Thursday October 13th.
  • What is ‘Supergirl‘?
  • Brandon I try to figure out why we liked ‘Supergirl‘ and all the frustrating things that were wrong with it.
  • My Season 1 Review of ‘Supergirl’.
  • ‘Supergirl’ Season 2 premieres on The CW on October 10th. 
  • We discuss the state of this shared CW universe and what to expect from the Season Premieres coming in Fall 2016. 

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Shah Shahid

Entertainment Writer | Film & TV Critic | Bollywood Blogger | Host of Split Screen Podcast | Proud Geek Girl Dad


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