As Brainiac (Jesse Rath) lays close to death after trying to stop Lex (Jon Cryer), Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and team soar in to save him, engaging in an epic battle with Gamenmae (guest star Cara Buono).
Supergirl has been one the BIG THREE at the CW (The others being Flash and Arrow) now as the future of the CW Arrowverse continues to expand one of its brightest stars is saying goodbye. Benoist has embodied the beauty and grace of Supergirl in ways that have far exceeded fans expectations over the years. Saying goodbye to her is going to be very hard but her Supergirl character will continue to be apart of the larger DC Multiverse.
The series was developed by Ali Adler, Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg that originally aired on CBS and premiered on October 26, 2015. It is based on the DC Comics character Supergirl, created by Otto Binder and Al Plastino, and stars Melissa Benoist in the title role. Supergirl is a costumed superheroine who is Superman‘s cousin and one of the last surviving Kryptonians.
The series was officially picked up on May 6, 2015, after receiving a series commitment in September 2014, and received a full season order on November 30, 2015. Since the second season, the series has aired on The CW. The show has received generally positive reviews from critics, who have praised the creative direction, the performances, and the themes addressed. In January 2020, The CW renewed the series for a sixth season, which is set to premiere on March 30, 2021.