How many more superhero TV shows can The CW handle? According to CBR, the network won’t air more than four comic book series at a time.
Currently, The CW airs five DC series, including Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, and the newly premiered Black Lightning. But is five too much? Is there a limit to how many superhero shows one network can air?
It turns out there it. Recently, The CW boss Mark Pedowitz announced the network won’t air more than four superhero series at one time. No need to worry, though. This doesn’t mean any current series are being cancelled right away or there isn’t the possibility for more superhero series in the future.
The audience will tell you when the fatigue has set in. If you have a quality show or a fun show, the audience will stay with it.”
What do you think? Do you watch a lot of superhero TV shows? Do you think there are too many?