NEW YORK (AP) - The young CW network is hoping to turn around a year of disappointing ratings by making changes this fall on each of the five nights it broadcasts.
The network said Thursday that its new series include a modern take on "Beauty and the Beast," an action drama "Arrow" based on comic book characters and "The Carrie Diaries," a prequel to "Sex and the City" about Carrie Bradshaw's life in the 1980s.
"The Carrie Diaries" begins on Monday nights in January after the final season of "Gossip Girl" finishes.
The Nielsen Co. says the CW saw its ratings slip by 17 percent this season and 20 percent among the young women who make up its target audience.
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