The CW's Cult Inherits Emily Owens' Timeslot

PilotA mysterious sect is moving into Emily Owens‘ perch.

The CW announced Tuesday that the new thriller Cult will premiere Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 9/8c, replacing the recently cancelled Emily Owens M.D.

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The meta series centers around Jeff (The Vampire Diaries‘ Matt Davis), a journalist blogger who, after his brother goes missing, starts an investigation along with a young production assistant (Melrose Place’s Jessica Lucas) on a popular TV show called Cult. Their theory? That the show’s rabid fans may be re-creating the crimes from the program. Alona Tal (Supernatural) and Robert Knepper (Prison Break) co-star as actors within the fictional series.

Gossip Girl producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage and writer Rockne O’Bannon (V, Farscape) are behind the project.

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