Supernatural is a horror drama TV series created and released in the USA. The release was initially carried out by The WB channel. Later the channel merged with The CW. The 12th season was released by The CW. Read further if interested in the series and Supernatural season 13 release date. The production matters are carried out by Warner Bros. Co-produced by Wonderland Sound and Vision. Unfortunately, Kim Manners, the initial director and producer of the series died while working on the fourth season of Supernatural. He had suffered from lung cancer.
The main characters are portrayed by Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles. They act as Sam Winchester and Dean Winchester respectively. They are brothers hunting ghosts, demons, supernatural creatures and monsters in every new episode. The action of the series also revolves around their family and romantic relationships.
The filming is mostly done in Vancouver, British Columbia. The show had been in the state of production for about 10 years, until Eric Kripke decided to release the pilot episode. The show was promoted by The WB and, evidently, Kripke got more than he could expect. More than 5.5 million people watched the pilot. Then, four more episodes were released. The WB realized that the ratings were growing and ordered the show for a full season.
From the very beginning of production, the show was planned to consist of three seasons. However, stable viewership and devoted fans inspired him for more. He decided to prolong the series to the fifth season. The main storyline of the series was concluded in season 5. Then Kripke left Supernatural. New show runners were invited for the project including, Jeremy Carver, Andrew Dabb and Robert Singer.
Cast & Characters
Supernatural has its main focus on Winchester brothers, portrayed by Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki. They hunt evil creatures all over the country. Padalecki had been mad about horror films, series and mystery literature since childhood and it made him get interested in the role. He thought that Supernatural is going to look like his favorite The Twilight Zone and The X-Files.
In the beginning, Ackles was asked to portray Sam but the character of Dean turned out to be a lot more appealing to him. When the audition started, he had already been a part of the cast of WB’s Smallville series. However, he had to cut it short after the filming of Supernatural started.
13th Season Air Date
The CW renewed the project for the 11th season and it started on the 7th of October 2015. The 12th season started on the 14th of October this year. The 13th season release date is unknown yet, but stable viewership and positive feedback gives the series a huge potential. No doubt, you will be able to watch Supernatural in the upcoming 2017!