Why has Supergirl been cancelled by The CW? #Supergirl

SUPERGIRL season 6 will be the final series of the DC Comics superhero series, The CW has confirmed. But why was Supergirl been cancelled?

PUBLISHED: 10:00, Thu, Sep 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 10:05, Thu, Sep 24, 2020

The CW has confirmed Supergirl will be coming to an end with season six announced as the final outing. The last run of the show led by Melissa Benoist will be starting in 2021, this is due to the coronavirus pandemic which has pushed back the premieres of all CW shows including the likes of Riverdale. Supergirl marks another DC Comics-CW Superhero show coming to an end after Arrow concluded its eight-year run recently.

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Why has Supergirl been cancelled by The CW?

According to Deadline, filming is believed to be starting soon in Vancouver.

Filming is said to have been postponed to accommodate lead star’ Benoist’s pregnancy .

While The CW is yet to give a reason as to why it’s cancelled Supergirl, it’s likely to be related to ratings.

However, the publication reports the decision to end the show with a longer last-ever outing made jointly by the studio, The CW and actress Benoist.

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The writers are said to be working on a 20-episode final season for Supergirl which will be airing in the new year.

Express.co.uk has approached The CW for comment on this story.

This year also marks the end of some other CW vetern shows including The 100, which is hoping to be returning with the prequel series.

Also, Supernatural will be ending a mammoth run on screens with season 15, which saw filming pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Supergirl first hit screens back in 2015 as The CW ramped up its phenomenally successful superhero content.

Compared to Marvel, DC Comics has had more success on the small screen with its multiple superhero shows.

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