Updated 08:05 AM EST, Tue, Jan 18, 2022

'Supergirl' Scores Full Season Pickup at CBS: Crossover With 'The Flash' Possible?

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A press screening of this week's "Arrow" and "The Flash" crossover, has opened another question: With Greg Berlanti being Executive Producer of both shows, plus CBS's "Supergirl," is there any way that Kara will meet Barry?

Unfortunately, at this point, the speculation is just that -- speculation, because Berlanti met the question with a solid "no." He said at the press screening, "No, only because we just received the pick up. Not at this point."

Ever since CBS announced "Supergirl," speculation of the show crossing over with "The Flash" has been rampant, with rumors stating that a crossover between "Supergirl" and "Arrow" or "The Flash" is already being worked on. 

It didn't help that in May, an interview with Berlanti on Variety featured himself flanked by Grant Gustin (Flash) and Melissa Benoist (Supergirl).

However, Screenrant noted that a few months ago, "Supergirl" producer, Ali Adler, admitted that they "actually haven't talked too much" of a Supergirl crossover, but admitted that she is "open to anything."

Fans don't have to worry, though. There is still hope, especially considering that "Supergirl" just got picked up for a full season. The network ordered seven more episodes to its original 13, bringing the show to a total of 20 episodes for its first season, as noted by The Hollywood Reporter.

This proves that the network is confident about Supergirl's time on the small screen, as the full-season order came just a month after its initial release. "Supergirl" is said to have launced a 3.1 rating among adults ages 18-49, with 12.9 million viewers, making it the most-watched premiere of the fall. Currently, the show is standing strong with an average 2.8 rating.

"Supergirl" is the first comic book-inspired series on CBS, but it's clearly not the first to boast a superhero slate. CW has "Arrow" and "The Flash", ABC has "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" and "Agent Carter," and Fox has "Gotham." Even streaming service, Netflix, isn't behind with original programming, adding "Daredevil" and "Jessica Jones" as their first superhero shows, with more to come later.

The success of "Supergirl" is only the latest for Berlanti, whose banner, Berlanti Productions, also executive produces "Blindspot," which already has a season 2 renewal at NBC. His other programs include "Arrow", "The Flash," and yet another one of their spinoffs, "Legends of Tomorrow."

"Supergirl" airs Monday nights at 8PM on CBS.

"The Flash" and "Arrow" crossover episodes, "Legends of Today," and "Legends of Yesterday," will air on Tuesday and Wednesday at 8/7c on the CW.

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