Supergirl cancelled: Why has Supergirl been cancelled by The CW?

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The CW has announced season six will be the last-ever outing of the series fronted by Melissa Benoist. Season six is due to premiere in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic which has had a knock-on effect on all CW shows including the likes of Riverdale. upergirl is yet another superhero show coming to a close on the DC Comics-CW roster after Arrow concluded its eight-year run recently.

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.

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.

Supergirl season 6 will premiere on The CW in 2021

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