Supernatural is an American supernatural drama television series, created by Eric Kripke, that follows brothers Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles) as they travel throughout the United States hunting supernatural creatures. The series borrows heavily from folklore and urban legends, and explores mythology and Christian theology, and their main adversaries throughout the series are demons.
The series premiered on September 13, 2005 on The WB. The first season was broadcast on The WB, and following The WB's merger with UPN in September 2006, Supernatural continued to be aired on the new network, The CW. The first thirteen seasons are available on DVD in Regions 1, 2, and 4 and are also available on Blu-ray.
On April 2, 2018, The CW renewed the series for a fourteenth season, which premiered on October 11, 2018, and will contain 20 episodes. As of January 17, 2019, 297 episodes of Supernatural have aired.