CW Picks Up “Supergirl,” “Riverdale” & More

It’s official, “Supergirl” is set to live on – albeit on a more suitable network.

CBS has opted not to renew its “Supergirl” series for a second season, however a deal has gone through which DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television have both confirmed today which will see the show move over to The CW. There it will join fellow DC Comics shows “Arrow,” “The Flash” and “Legends of Tomorrow”.

Earlier this year, Supergirl crossed over with The Flash where it was established Supergirl takes place in another universe from the other CW shows – but does exist within the same interconnected multiverse. With this deal having gone forward, it likely means more cross-series interaction will take place. All four series are produced by Greg Berlanti.

The CW has also confirmed it has picked up “Riverdale,” Berlanti’s subversive spin on the “Archie” comics, to series along with comedic drama “No Tomorrow” and the TV series reimagining of the film “Frequency”. Thye’ve also cancelled their mid-season premiering medical thriller “Containment”.

Source: TV Line