June 11, 2010: It has been announced that a Japanese anime is in the works, called Supernatural: The Animation. As of right now, there are no plans to have it released outside of Japan, but plans may change. Eric Kripke is being credited as the creator.
May 20, 2010: It has been announced that when Supernatural returns for its sixth season, it will be airing on a new night: Friday at 9/8 Central, placing it right after Smallville. The series that's taking the place of Supernatural on Thursdays is the new CW series Nikita.
May 13, 2010: The fifth season finale ("Swan Song") airs tonight! Don't miss it.
March 16, 2010: It has been revealed recently that Mark A. Sheppard will be returning in a future episode, once again portraying the character Crowley.
March 2, 2010: It has been announced that genre actor Matt Frewer has been cast as Pestilence, one of The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. He'll appear in episode 20 of the current season.
February 16, 2010: It has also been announced that Eric Kripke and Robert Singer will be stepping down as showrunners when the series comes back for its sixth season. Both of them, however, will still be actively involved with the show as producers. Sera Gamble will become the new showrunner.
February 16, 2010: It has just been announced that Supernatural has been renewed for a sixth season. Eric Kripke has stated, though, that the original five-year story arc will still come to its conclusion at the end of this season.
January 25, 2010: It has just been announced that a new Supernatural spin-off series is in development. Ghostfacers (based on the "exploits" of the characters Ed Zeddmore and Harry Spengler) will be aired on-line (on TheWB.com), rather than on TV, and will run as 10 three-minute episodes. The new series' first installment will follow the Ghostfacers as they investigate a theater believed to be haunted by the ghost of a young starlet (played by Kelly Carlson). The series stars A.J. Buckley, Travis Wester, Brittany Ishibashi and Austin Basis.
January 22, 2010: Although not yet official, it looks like Supernatural may be getting a sixth season, despite Eric Kripke's initial desires for the show to stop at the end of this season.
Lucifer, also known as the Devil and Satan, is the name of the supposed penultimate evil to be faced by Dean Winchester, his brother Sam Winchester, and all hunters at large. He is the ruler of the domain of Hell as well as the chief enemy of God and all his creation and his angels.
Supernatural is an American paranormal drama television series, filmed in Canada, that debuted on September 13, 2005 on The WB, and is now part of The CW's lineup, where the second season premiered on September 28, 2006, and the third season premiered on October 4, 2007. The fourth season premiered on September 18, 2008. The fifth season premiered on September 10, 2009.
The show follows brothers Sam Winchester and Dean Winchester, played by Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles respectively, who travel across the country in a black 1967 Chevy Impala investigating and combating paranormal events and other unexplained occurrences, many of them based on American urban legends and folklore as well as classic supernatural creatures such as vampires, werewolves, and ghosts.
Creator Eric Kripke cites Neil Gaiman's The Sandman and American Gods as influences on Supernatural, along with American Werewolf in London and Joseph Campbell's The Hero's Journey. On May 15, 2007, Supernatural was officially renewed for a full third season of 22 episodes. Although, because of the WGA strike, only 16 episodes were produced in the third season. On March 3, 2008, The CW announced the renewal of the show for a fourth season. On February 24, 2009, The CW announced the renewal of the show for a fifth season. On February 16, 2010, The CW announced the renewal of the show for a sixth season.
New episodes return in the fall, starting with the sixth season premiere starrting at Friday, September 24 9/8c.