‘Supernatural’ Season 10, 11 (& More) Will Happen if Ratings Hold

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Supernatural will soon be reaching the season 10 goal set by showrunner Jeremy Carver, but now it looks as if the series could surpass even that. While at the Television Critics Association press tour this week, CW President Mark Pedowitz revealed that the show’s future is up to the people who make the show and the fans who watch it.

Here’s what Pedowitz had to say about the possibility of Supernatural season 10, 11 and beyond:

“As a fan of the show, who’s seen every episode, as long as I’m here and those numbers hold, God bless them. They can go as long as they want.”

Pedowitz has been a longtime fan of the Winchesters – and fans know it – so it’s no surprise to hear that, as long as the ratings hold, Supernatural will continue to receive season orders network. Though even if the ratings should fall, it’s highly likely that the show will still be able to reach season 10; Pedowitz will just have to flex his power as president more. Anything beyond season 10 would likely be out of his control, however, as it would be dangerous for him if ratings then worsened, as there are many people who would like to become the president of a network.

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Of course, if the ratings do hold, there are still (at least) two people who have something to say about it: Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles. Both of the Winchesters have already said that they’re signed on for season 9 and 10 and, as long as the network orders them, they’re ready to continue the journey. When it comes to season 11 and beyond, things begin to get a bit complicated – especially with Ackles.

Ackles is rumored to have given up the role of Hawkeye in The Avengers, and Marvel Studios continues to remind him of its interest in bringing him in to its ever-growing Cinematic Universe. On top of that, Ackles’ current relationship with Warner Bros. (through Warner Bros. television) is likely to have DC interested as well, as they know exactly how strong – not to mention valuable – he his as an actor.

Ten years is old for a television series, and both actors watched as Tom Welling made the transition from Smallville, so it’s likely that, when it comes to the Supernatural beyond season 10, we’ll see both actors make a decision that’s best for them and their future, even if it means one staying and one going. After all, Carver has said before that it’s his job to make sure the series can continue on.

Perhaps a Sam and Castiel (Misha Collins) series isn’t what you want from Supernatural, but this week’s mid-season premiere proved that the cast is more than strong enough to pick up the weight that Dean typically carries. Still, there’s always the Supernatural spin-off coming up, and that could always be used to help buffer the loss of Ackles – if the show’s still around, that is.

Let’s just keep it at this: Supernatural – or something based on Supernatural – will be on the CW for quite some time – as long as the ratings hold, of course.

Of course.

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Supernatural airs Tuesdays @9pm on CW.

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  1. man just don’t end it. plZZZ JST DNT

    • Oh hell no don’t you even dare try to stop season 11 this show is awesome Dude if you don’t like it Find a new show and stop trying to ruin it for others.

  2. I agree with T, please rise Jared Padalecki och Jensen Ackles salary so that they both stay. it’s an awesome serie but it needs Sam and Dean, they balance each other perfectly! Don’t end it, because we love it!!

      • So where does an anjel go when it dies? ; )

  3. please increase jared padalecki and jensen ackles salary and make them stay, its no supernatural without sam and dean…..

  4. Please don’t end this show I can’t live without my two favorite demon hunters Sam and Dean!!

  5. I will die before Supernatural ends… Please don’t continue the series without Jared or Jensen. They complete the show and all it is.
    Like I said, Jared & Jensen are the show’s foundation & I don’t think the show would last without both of them there. ‘Nuff said.

  6. Its a little harsh to cut off dean, its supposed to be the Winchester’S even if the show is great with Sam and Castiel it just wouldn’t be the same without Dean, it would be like cutting off the main character in a movie, and the same goes for Sam’s character.

  7. Dean and Sam are the main characters. If there’s no Dean then there’s no Sam. Dean keeps Sammy alive. and we can’t go without them. I love this show. it’s my favorite and I would hate to see Dean leave the show. I say do whatever it takes to get them to stay. It wouldn’t be the same without both the Winchester boys.

  8. I will stop watching Supernatural if either Dean or Sam leaves…it would be better just to end the series, its not Supernatural with one of them missing!!!

  9. I love Supernatural and I hope they make like a ton of seasons after season 11.

  10. It’s just not right lol I cried when Dean died the first time and it’s not the same without the show it made me believe please just do whatever it takes

  11. I cried when Dean died the first time and it’s not the same without the show it made me believe please just do whatever it takes the world won’t be the same….

  12. I can’t and don’t imagine the show without Sam and Dean. They are the main characters. If Jared or Jensen decide to leave the show in season 11 or any other after that, it’s better to end SPN than keep on insisting it.

    We all know that replacing or just taking one or more of the main characters who had been in the show since the beginning doesn’t work, because the quality and the ratings of the show will decrease a lot. We have examples such as X-Files, Smallville and Two and a Half Men to prove it.

    Sam, Dean – and now Castiel – are the foundation of SPN.

    SO, CW could do anything they can to keep Jensen, Jared and Misha on the show, increase their salaries…anything at least for 3 seasons more. There is a lot about the Winchesters – or the Free Will Team – to tell and I just don’t see SPN ending now.

    About spinoffs, they rarely work. In case of SPN, CW tried to make one spinoff and it was cancelled before it began.

  13. My kids and I love to watch Supernatural but don’t get cable/satellite. We’ve been watching seasons 1-9 on Netflix and hope there will be more! They love Sam and Dean and even Crowley. Personally speaking, I can’t get enough of Castiel! I hope they keep going for a few more seasons!

    • Hey look on a site called primewire it has ad’s that pop up every now and then but nowvideo is one of the best links you will find and it has every season on that site….o or try amazon for it they also have it but it costs money to get them the other sire is free.

  14. Please don’t let it end. I don’t know how would I live without my two Winchesters.

  15. Supernatural is awesom i hope it never ends but i cant wait for season 10 to be on netflix does anyone know when it will be up?

  16. Even if Jason ackles leaves please don’t end it make his kid take on his role or something I don’t ever get hooked on shows but this is the only show ive ever been hooked on so please don’t end it!!!

    • Are you crazy?

      If Jensen, Jared or even Misha leave SPN, I bet the quality – and ratings – of the series will drop drastically. X-Files, Smallville and Two and Half-Men are the living proof of that fact (there are many more series in which that happened, but those three are the main ones).

      In those three series, after the protagonists left the show, their quality and ratings decreased a lot and all of them had crappy endings.

      This is what usually happens when an actor of the main cast leaves the show, specially if:

      A)The actor has been in the series since day one;

      B) If the actor is one of the protagonists.

      I don’t want to happen with SPN the same thing that happened with X-Files, Smallville and Two and Half-Men.

      If Jared, Jensen or Misha – for whatever reason – decide to leave SPN, is better off to end the series while its good and going very well according to the public and critics and with the original cast than prolonging it for who knows how many seasons, which it will lead to a series with awful quality and ending.

      I’m a huge fan of SPN and I don’t imagine the series without Jensen, Jared and Misha. When SPN ends, I want to remember it as one of the best series I’ve ever watched, with the original cast and the same quality it has since the beginning.

      Because it will really break my heart to see SPN continue without one or more actors of the main cast, seeing them being replaced (even though no one can replace Dean, Sam and Castiel) and see SPN going downhill. That will kill me.

  17. THE BEST SERIES I’VE EVER SEEN I JUST BOUGHT ALL THE DVDS AND HAVE WATCHED ALMOST ALL 9 SERIES IN THE LAST FEW MONTHS ON MY DAYS OFF IM SO ADDICTED I LOVE YOU SUPERNATURAL CAST I DONT THINK I CAN REPLACE YOU KEEP IT COMING!! -KMK

    PS: I FEEL LIKE SAM OE OR SEAN SHOULD HAVE A BABY (: #MINIWINCHESTER

  18. Please keep it going its not fair how season 9 ended i really like the show i watched all the episodes i have to see whats there next move does sam go after crowely where is castiel can he heal dean after he became a demon or does he become crowleys pup-it. Or does he have more power and become like cain.

  19. I sincerely hope this double any one hour show in record of seasons!!!!

  20. For the love of all that is holy, please let the show keep going.. I just started watching it last month, and I’m already at season 8.. Don’t do this to me ending it, this show has so much more going for it then The walking dead, with its generic “Kill zombies errday” plot.. I’ve never, in my life seen a show with such depth and soul as supernatural.. DON’T END IT

    • I’m sorry but you haven’t watched very much of The Walking Dead if you think the plot is kill zombies every day. The Walking Dead is better than Supernatural especially now. That may be a tough pill for you to swallow but it’s the truth. This is coming from somebody who has watched every episode of both of the shows.

  21. The show should have ended this season. If they keep making the show just because ratings are holding then it shows they don’t really care about the integrity of the show or the storyline. You’re just milking the show at that point. They’re repeating monsters and they’re putting more and more filler shows each season. I hope they come to their senses and end this show in season 11 because this shows ratings will hold because of the fan girls alone.

    • I do believe that you just don’t get it Supernatural has a lot of fans and it is obvious you are not one of them. You should turn the channel if you believe what you are saying. The fans love supernatural and want the show to continue on for as many years as the writers can continue with their great talents to bring new into the show which they have. PLEASE if you cannot continue your support then do not watch the show and leave the true fans alone. BECAUSE we care and love SUPERNATURAL

      • I hope your not talking to me I’m a straight down 100% fan of this show 😛 looking forward to next season but I swear I’ll be mad if they kill dean or sam because both are what make this show awesome

    • Sweety, you need to get better informed.

      SPN ratings are pretty good, thank you very much and it’s not only because of their fanbase. SPN audiences increase more in every season, it’s one of the most lucratives – if not the most lucrative – TV show on CW/Warner Bros, it’s also a critique success, etc.

      There are a lot of websites specialized on TV shows saying the exact same thing every year since SPN aired 10 years ago.

  22. please Am begging on behalf of the followers. likers and enjoyers of this series movie… don’t end it now we are all Interested in this movie No Dean or Sam @n supernatural is No more supernatural you will have to natural change

  23. I want see the future see it must be life for them especially if they get child of their own When is season 10 coming

  24. i also have watched it from the start, and every episode to today. and at least 100 times each since. please don’t stop making supernatural yet, at least another 20yrs. dean, bless him, he is amazing, his attitude, personality, sense of humour and his day to day dealings are spot-on. i just love what he does. and the show is amazing, Oh yeah, just one thing, i don’t get a free channel to watch it in England anymore, what’s with that? ‘ Thank you . Jan,

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