Though the show’s ratings have seen some serious declines, CBS has decided to order seven more installments of their new Monday night drama, Supergirl. This will bring the first season tally to 20 episodes.
Here’s the press release:
CBS ORDERS MORE “SUPERGIRL”
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.
Source: Nielsen most current (through 11/22/15)
What do you think? Are you glad that CBS has ordered more Supergirl episodes? Do you think it will be cancelled in May or renewed for a second season?