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“Supergirl” Scores Full-Season Order

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“Supergirl” Scores Full-Season Order

CBS announced this morning it has ordered an additional seven episodes of “Supergirl,” bringing the full-season total to 20.

The news arrives just five weeks after the launch of the DC Comics-based drama on Oct. 26.

Starring Melissa Benoist, “Supergirl” averages 11.24 million viewers, with 2.8/08 in the coveted adults 18-49 demographic. While the series has experienced a ratings drop since its debut, CBS notes that it is outperforming last year’s numbers for its time slot by +46% in viewers, +40% in adults 18-49 and +25% in adults 25-54

Airing Mondays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS, “Supergirl” also stars Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh and Jeremy Jordan with David Harewood and Calista Flockhar.

Official Press Release

CBS announced today an order for seven more episodes of SUPERGIRL, providing a full season of 20 episodes for the freshman drama that launched on Oct. 26. CBS has now given additional episode orders to all four of its new fall series – SUPERGIRL, LIFE IN PIECES, LIMITLESS and CODE BLACK.

SUPERGIRL currently averages 11.24 million viewers, 2.8/08 in adults 18-49 and 3.5/09 in adults 25-54. The series has improved the year ago time period by +46% in viewers, +40% in adults 18-49 and +25% in adults 25-54.

SUPERGIRL stars Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh and Jeremy Jordan with David Harewood and Calista Flockhart. Greg Berlanti, Ali Adler, Andrew Kreisberg and Sarah Schechter are executive producers for Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. SUPERGIRL is based on the characters from DC Comics.