The CW has cancelled Supergirl ahead of its sixth season, which will now be the show’s last.
Supergirl Season 7 will not happen on The CW, nor will the show be heroically saved by another network, production sources confirm.
Supergirl‘s 20-episode sixth and final season will premiere in 2021.
Star Melissa Benoist said of the Supergirl cancellation:
To say it has been an honor portraying this iconic character would be a massive understatement. Seeing the incredible impact the show has had on young girls around the world has always left me humbled and speechless.
She’s had that impact on me, too. She’s taught me strength I didn’t know I had, to find hope in the darkest of places, and that we are stronger when we’re united. What she stands for pushes all of us to be better. She has changed my life for the better, and I’m forever grateful.
I’m so excited that we get to plan our conclusion to this amazing journey, and I cannot wait for you to see what we have in store. I promise we’re going to make it one helluva final season.
About Supergirl TV Show
"SUPERGIRL" RETURNS TO THE CW SCHEDULE THIS SPRING, KICKING OFF ITS FINAL SEASON STARTING TUESDAY, MARCH 30
"Supergirl" To Air First Part of Sixth and Final Season While "Superman & Lois" Takes Brief Hiatus
"Superman & Lois" Returns Tuesday, May 18 at 9pm
"PEOPLE Presents: Harry & Meghan's American Dream" Moves to Thursday, March 25 at 8pm
March 5, 2021 (Burbank, CA) - The CW's Tuesday will become even more superpowered when SUPERMAN & LOIS gets a helping hand from their Kryptonian cousin this spring as SUPERGIRL soars onto action, returning to The CW's schedule to kick off the first part of her sixth and final season on Tuesday, March 30 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT).
The recently renewed freshman hit SUPERMAN & LOIS will go on a brief hiatus from The CW schedule due to a COVID-related production interruption earlier this season. SUPERMAN & LOIS will return to complete its first season on Tuesday, May 18 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT), and SUPERGIRL will complete her final season later this summer.
SUPERGIRL is an action-adventure drama based on the DC character Kara Zor-El, (Melissa Benoist). Twelve-year-old Kara escaped the doomed planet Krypton and was sent to Earth where she was raised by a foster family. Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex (Chyler Leigh), and learned to conceal the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin, Superman, in order to keep her identity a secret. Years later, Kara was living in National City and still concealing her powers, when a plane crash threatened Alex's life and Kara took to the sky to save her. Now, Kara balances her work as a reporter for CatCo Worldwide Media with her work as Supergirl, keeping National City and the Earth safe from sinister threats. She's joined in this pursuit of justice by her sister, Alex, her mentor, Martian Manhunter (David Harewood) and her friends Brainiac-5 (Jesse Rath), Dreamer (Nicole Maines), Kelly Olsen (Azie Tesfai), and Lena Luthor (Katie McGrath). As Kara struggles to navigate her relationships and her life as a reporter, her heart soars as she takes to the skies as Supergirl! Based on characters from DC created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, SUPERGIRL is from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Greg Berlanti ("Arrow," "The Flash," "Riverdale"), Sarah Schechter ("Arrow," "The Flash"), Robert Rovner ("Private Practice," "Dallas"), Jessica Queller ("Gilmore Girls," "Gossip Girl," "Felicity") and Rob Wright ("Charmed," "Lethal Weapon").
As a result of the schedule change, PEOPLE PRESENTS: HARRY & MEGHAN'S AMERICAN DREAM will now air Thursday, March 25 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT). PEOPLE PRESENTS: HARRY & MEGHAN'S AMERICAN DREAM follows the lives of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle who stunned the world by existing royal life. One year later, they are very much living the American dream with multimillion-dollar streaming deals and a California mansion to call home with two-year old Archie. But a personal tragedy and ongoing tensions with brother Prince William and Kate have at times clouded their first year of freedom. This one-hour special will trace Harry and Meghan's journey from royalty to celebrity.
The following is The CW's updated schedule reflecting these changes. All times ET/PT:
THURSDAY, MARCH 25
8:00-9:00pm PEOPLE PRESENTS: HARRY & MEGHAN'S AMERICAN DREAM (All-New Special)
9:00-10:00pm LEGACIES (Original Episode)
TUESDAY, MARCH 30
8:00-9:00pm THE FLASH (Original Episode)
9:00-10:00pm SUPERGIRL (Season Premiere)
TUESDAY, MAY 18
8:00-9:00pm THE FLASH (Original Episode)
9:00-10:00pm SUPERMAN & LOIS (Original Episode)
Supergirl is an action-adventure drama based on the DC Comics character Kara Zor-El, Superman’s (Kal-El) cousin who, after 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be. Twelve-year-old Kara escaped the doomed planet Krypton with her parents’ help at the same time as the infant Kal-El. Protected and raised on Earth by her foster family, the Danvers, Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex, and learned to conceal the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin in order to keep her identity a secret. Years later at 24, Kara lives in National City assisting media mogul and fierce taskmaster Cat Grant. She works alongside her friend and IT technician Winn Schott and famous photographer James Olsen, who Grant just hired away from the Daily Planet to serve as her new art director. However, Kara’s days of keeping her talents a secret are over when Hank Henshaw, head of a super-secret agency where her sister also works, enlists her to help them protect the citizens of National City from sinister threats. Though Kara will need to find a way to manage her newfound empowerment with her very human relationships, her heart soars as she takes to the skies as Supergirl to fight crime.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite TV shows. Discover and bookmark our cancelled shows 2021 list and renewed shows 2021-2022 database.
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