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'Supergirl' Leaps From CBS to CW

Superhero drama shifts to younger corporate cousin
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The CW will air Supergirl next season, as the superhero drama shifts from CBS, where the ratings in year one never equaled the buzz the show had pre-season.

Supergirl represented an effort by CBS to draw younger viewers. Its season finale last month scored a 1.2 in viewers 18-49, down 8% from the previous week.

CBS Corp. owns The CW along with Warner Bros. Entertainment.

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Supergirl will join a reimagining of the film Frequency, from Warner Bros. Television / Lin Pictures; the romantic drama No Tomorrow, from Corinne Brinkerhoff, with CBS Television Studios in association with Electus producing; and Riverdale, a fresh take on the Archie Comics characters from Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and uber-producer Greg Berlanti; among the newbies on the CW schedule next season.

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