Supergirl Gets a Full Season Pickup by CBS

Supergirl has been picked up for a full season by CBS. The network has ordered seven additional episodes bringing its first season to 20 total episodes. The series is one of television’s top-rated new shows averaging 11.24 million viewers a week.

The series stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers/Supergirl along with Calista Flockhart, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh, Jeremy Jordan and David Harewood.

The series has had some trust by CBS as it was the first new series to get the greenlight for this season. It’s produced by Greg Berlanti who also produces Arrow and The Flash, two other successful television series based on DC Comics.

Supergirl airs Mondays at 8pm going against another television series based on a DC Comics property, Gotham.

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