‘Supergirl’ TV series is coming to CBS

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Supergirl is the next DC hero to head from the pages of a comic book to the TV. CBS has placed a series order for Supergirl, which is being created in part by one of the producers behind CW’s Arrow and The Flash. The show will focus on Kara Zor-El, the cousin of Superman, as she’s finally beginning to use her powers at age 24 (which technically makes her more of a Superwoman, but we digress).

There’s no word on when the series is expected to hit the air, but Deadline reports that the show appears to have received an even bigger commitment from CBS than Gotham did from Fox, which suggests that the network has a lot of faith in it. That CBS would make a strong play with Supergirl makes a good bit of sense: Fox has Gotham, NBC has C…

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