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Crisis on Infinite Earths Heads Into Hiatus on a Deliberate Cliffhanger

"Crisis on Infinite Earths," which unfolds over Supergirl, Batwoman, The Flash, Arrow and DC's Legends of Tomorrow, will be a different beast than its predecessors. Past Arrowverse crossovers such as "Crisis on Earth-X" and "Elseworlds" aired their three or four-part storylines uninterrupted over as many nights in the same week.

However, "Crisis on Infinite Earths" will take a break after its third chapter in December and return for a two-part finale in January, and producer Marc Guggenheim has revealed the hiatus will come following a deliberate cliffhanger.

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"The story for #CrisisOnInfinteEarths was worked out with this break in mind," Guggenheim told a fan on Twitter. "So Hour 3 ends on a cliffhanger. Sorry not sorry." What's more, it appears the fourth episode will not pick up exactly where the cliffhanger left off, as Guggenheim confirmed "The break is accounted for."

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"Crisis on Infinite Earths" begins Sunday, Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Supergirl, then continues in Batwoman on Monday, Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and in The Flash on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. After the winter hiatus, the crossover will conclude on Tuesday, Jan. 14 in Arrow at 8 p.m. ET/PT and in DC's Legends of Tomorrow at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

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