Supergirl may be the next DC hero to head from the pages of a comic book to the TV. CBS has landed the project, 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). While the show hasn't been ordered to series just yet, CBS has given it a series commitment — making it clear the network is very bullish on the prospect of the show making it to your living room.
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 Constantine, and ABC has Agents of SHIELD, making CBS one of the biggest networks without a superhero series of its own.