Supergirl‘s tenure because the resident defender of National City is reaching an unexpectedly early conclusion. The upcoming sixth season of The CW’s superhero collection can be its final, TVLine has discovered.
Production on Supergirl‘s 20-episode last season is slated to start later this month; the show’s artistic staff is already growing storylines. (Click right here for a refresher on the place issues left off in Season 5.)
Melissa Benoist stars as Supergirl‘s titular Kryptonian, main a forged that features Chyler Leigh, Katie McGrath, Jesse Rath, Nicole Maines, Andrea Brooks, Azie Tesfai, Julie Gonzalo, Staz Nair and David Harewood. Previous stars included Mehcad Brooks, Jeremy Jordan, Chris Wood, Floriana Lima, Odette Annable and Calista Flockhart.
Supergirl‘s freshman run, which premiered in October 2015 on CBS, averaged 7.7 million whole viewers and a 1.7 demo score (in Live+Same Day numbers). Upon being relocated for Season 2, it slipped to a CW-typical 2.4 mil/0.7. With its most up-to-date, fifth season, the Arrowverse collection averaged 840,000 whole viewers and a 0.22 demo score, down a great (however not) 30 % from Season 4.
Supergirl is a part of the newly re-minted “CWverse,” that means it exists in the identical universe as Arrow, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, Batwoman and up to date DC Universe transplant Stargirl. New seasons of these reveals — besides Arrow, after all, which wrapped its eight-season run earlier this 12 months — will premiere on The CW someday in 2021.
TVLine’s Broadcast-TV Renewal Scorecard has been up to date to mirror Supergirl‘s impending conclusion. Are you ready to say goodbye to your folks (and their enemies) in National City? Drop a remark together with your response, in addition to your hopes for the show’s last season, beneath.