Supergirl Scores Full Season Order from CBS

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Super news for Supergirl Fanatics:

CBS has picked up the new drama for a full season.


The Greg Berlanti-produced, Melissa Benoist-anchored drama has received an order for seven additional episodes, bringing its first season total to 20.

Supergirl Season 1 Episode 1 aired in October to 13 million viewers and a 3.1 rating among young adults, tying NBC’s Blindspot as the most-watched new series of the fall.

The show’s rating have since come back to Earth a bit, with its most recent outing garnering a series-low 7.2 million and a 1.5 rating.

Still, the network notes via press release that Supergirl has improved the its time slot from a year ago by 46 percent in viewers and 40 percent in adults ages 18-49; i.e. the only viewers advertisers care about.

Here's a look at what you can expect going forward:

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Supergirl Quotes

The thing that makes women strong, is that we have the guts to be vulnerable. We have the ability to feel the depths of our emotion, and we know that we will walk through it to the other side.


Supergirl: You're not a mindless drone.
Cat: No, I learned that lesson when Demi Moore and I wore the same dress to the premiere of Ghost. Never again.