Supergirl will soon take her last flight on The CW. After Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions, and The CW (Supergirl’s broadcaster in the US) have announced Tuesday that the sixth season of Supergirl, which will debuts in 2021 on The CW, will be it’s last. This will be the second Arrowverse TV show to come to an end, after Arrow itself (which wrapped after eight seasons in January earlier this year).
Melissa Benoist who plays Supergirl posted about her appreciation for getting to play the role on Instagram:
Supergirl will have a 20-episode in its final season, which will begin production later this month due to the coronavirus pandemic. TV show originally debuted on CBS in 2015 and later joined The CW for its Season 2 in 2016. The show followed the adventures of Superman’s younger cousin Kara Zor-E/Kara Danvers who was also one of the last surviving Kryptonians. Arriving on Earth, she becomes the protector of National City. And after the events of Crisis on Infinite Earths, Kara Danvers grapples with a new life in the new Earth-Prime reality.
The cast and crew shared their thoughts learning the news that the show would be ending
Supergirl cast includes Benoist, Chyler Leigh, Katie McGrath, Jesse Rath, Nicole Maines, Azie Tesfai, Andrea Brooks, Julie Gonzalo, Staz Nair, and David Harewood. Special guest stars include Jon Cryer as DC comics villain Lex Luther and former Wonder Woman actor Lynda Carter as U.S. President Olivia Marsdin.