Moore was brought in to join Katims as an executive producer and showrunner and to further develop the science fiction elements of the show.
Not all fans responded favorably to the shift to more science fiction-driven storylines during the second season and the ratings continued to disappoint, causing the network to finally cancel the show on May 15, 2001, after the show's second-season finale, a move widely anticipated due to the sagging ratings.
In dialogue between other characters we learn that Max, Isabel, and Michael had a pattern of isolating themselves from other students.A love triangle begins between Max, Liz, and Kyle Valenti (the sheriff's son who Liz is dating).The network actually has set a new high as it also has the reflects the realities of its location in a state bordering Mexico.After reluctantly returning to her tourist-trap hometown of Roswell, NM, the daughter of undocumented immigrants discovers a shocking truth about her teenage crush who is now a police officer: He’s an alien who has kept his unearthly abilities hidden his entire life.Mimoun and Reims executive produce with Intrigue’s Tariq Jalil and Lucas Carter.
SPENCER Written by April Blair ( is inspired by the life of pro football player Spencer Paysinger and produced by LA Galaxy soccer player Robbie Rogers, It centers on a rising high school football player from South Central L. When he is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High, the wins, losses and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds — Compton and Beverly Hills — begin to collide. Blair executive produces with Berlanti Prods.’ Berlanti, who is married to Rogers, and Sarah Schechter.
for a total of 8 CW standalone pilots this season, up from the usual 4-6 pilots the network has been picking up in recent years.
This equals the most pilots the CW has ordered in a single year.
20th Century Fox (the studio that produced the show) was able to persuade UPN to pick it up for a third season as a package deal when UPN outbid The WB for one of its popular flagship series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
During the 2001 - 2002 television season, Roswell, in its third season, aired directly after Buffy on Tuesday nights on UPN, though it was unable to hold on to the audience Buffy provided as a lead-in.
This eventually resulted in the show's cancellation from UPN as well. We are introduced to Liz Parker, Maria De Luca, and Alex Whitman, high school students and best friends residing in the small town of Roswell, New Mexico, site of the famed Roswell UFO incident.