‘Supergirl’ lands a series commitment from CBS

09.19.14 2 years ago

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“Supergirl” lands a series commitment from CBS
The DC Comics heroine will star in a series from Greg Berlanti, who's produced “Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Green Lantern” and “No Ordinary Family.” As Deadline points out, “While CBS may look as a surprising home for a younger-skewing superhero drama, it was the only broadcast network without a comic book series. Additionally, CBS has been making a push in female-lead dramas with 'Extant,' 'Madam Secretary' and 'CSI: Cyber' joining staple 'The Good Wife.'”

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