Charmed is an American television series that ran for eight seasons on The WB. It was produced by Aaron Spelling and is about three sisters who are the world's most powerful good witches, known throughout the supernatural community as "The Charmed Ones" but known to everyone else as the Halliwells. Each sister possesses unique magical that grow and evolve over the course of their lives. The Charmed Ones live together in a and use their supernatural abilities to battle the , and other evil forces that populate San Francisco, California.
The show was the last in its generation of supernatural-themed shows such as ''Buffy the Vampire Slayer'', ''Angel'' and ''Roswell'', and has many times been noted for its mixing of multiple genres (from horror and fantasy to comedy and even soap), as well as continuing after a number of archetypal jump the shark moments, most famously the departure of one of the leading actresses at the end of season three. It also had the highest rated debut (until the debut of Smallville at 8.40 million), for the WB Television Network, with 7.70 million viewers tuning in for the series premiere, "Something Wicca This Way Comes".
In January 2006, with the airing of "Payback's A Witch", ''Charmed'' became the longest running show with all-female leads, surpassing ''Laverne & Shirley'' . The series ended its run on May 21, 2006. TheCharmed series finale, "Forever Charmed", pulled in a season high of 4.49 million viewers.