The CW's Arrowverse will officially come to an end with the ninth season of The Flash, and the network (via EW) has now announced that the Fastest Man Alive's truncated final small-screen adventure will premiere on Wednesday, February 8, 2023.
"The Flash will be remembered as one of the greatest shows in the history of The CW, and everyone involved in its excellent nine-season run should be very proud," CW President Brad Schwartz said in a statement. "The team has delivered an epic final season, filled with plenty of twists, guest stars, and surprises that will delight every fan. Now is the time to catch up and enjoy this fantastic final ride alongside the fastest man alive."
At one point, The Flash was considered to be the crown jewel of the Arrowverse shows, but the perception among a lot of fans is that the show has been running on fumes for its past few seasons, so the news that this upcoming season would be the last didn't come as a huge surprise.
Check out the first official promo image below, along with a new synopsis.
"Season 9 picks up one week following Barry (Grant Gustin) and Team Flash's epic battle against the Reverse Flash (Tom Cavanagh) in the season 8 finale where they defeated him once and for all. Now, Barry and Iris (Candice Patton) are reconnecting and growing closer than ever before, but when a deadly group of Rogues descend on Central City led by a powerful new threat, The Flash and his team — Caitlin Snow (Danielle Panabaker), Cecile Horton (Danielle Nicolet), Allegra Garcia (Kayla Compton), Chester P. Runk (Brandon McKnight), and Mark Blaine (Jon Cor) — work together to defeat the new threat only to discover a deadly new adversary rising to challenge Barry's heroic legacy. In their greatest battle yet, Barry and Team Flash will be pushed to their limits in order to save Central City one last time."