'Supergirl' Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers looking at the ground in front of a small fire
Melissa Benoist in ‘Supergirl’ | Darren Michaels/Getty Images

Supergirl is an American superhero series from The CW featuring characters from the D.C. Extended Universe (DCEU).

Supergirl follows Kara Danvers after having been brought to Earth for protection in the care of the Danvers family. Kara, a cousin of Superman, spent much of her upbringing hiding the superpowers she shares with her cousin.

Supergirl shows Kara now, as an adult living in National City and working for media mogul Cat Grant. After a super-secret agency enlists Kara to help protect the city’s citizens, the days of hiding her superpowers come to an end. 

Supergirl followed Kara through six seasons as she used her powers to protect National City while navigating her own life and relationships. Supergirl is part of the Arrowverse


Premiere: July 8, 2015
Finale: November 9, 2021
Number of Seasons: 6
Cast: Melissa Benoist, Chyler Leigh, David Harewood, Katie McGrath, Mehcad Brooks, Jeremy Jordan, Chris Wood, Nicole Maines,
Where to Watch Supergirl: Netflix
Spinoffs: Arrow, The Flash, Constantine, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and Batwoman


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