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Series overview
Season 12345

Supergirl​​​​​​ was renewed for a fifth season by The CW on January 31, 2019.[2] It will premiere on October 6, 2019 and consist of 22 episodes.[3]

Cast

Main cast

Recurring cast

Confirmed plot points

  • Melissa Benoist will make her directional debut in the 17th episode.[9] In addition, David Harewood will direct the 11th episode.[10]
  • Jesse Rath's sister, Meaghan Rath, will appear as a female Brainiac 5.[7]
  • This season is going to be about how technology affects us.[10]
  • Lex Luthor is coming back.[10]
  • Mehcad Brooks will depart near the end of the first half of the season.[11]
  • Supergirl will get a new suit this season.
  • Kara will have a hard time trying to repair her friendship with Lena; after Lex revealed to her that Kara is Supergirl and that the kryptonian has been lying to her from the beginning.

Confirmed characters

  • Midnight: A murderous villain released from an otherwordly prison to enact revenge against the person who put her there.[8]
  • Andrea Rojas/Acrata: A polished businesswoman and heir to a Central American tech empire, Andrea Rojas is now making a hostile advance into the world of media. Unapologetic and unafraid to make waves, she also holds a mystical secret.[4]
  • William Dey: On the surface, he is a cynic and a sellout who looks down on Kara's earnest idealism. Dey's not interested in making friends, he just wants to get the story - but his ties to the criminal underworld could prove problematic.[4]

Episodes

# Episode name Directed by Story by Teleplay by Original airdate
1 TBA Jesse Warn[12] TBA October 6, 2019[13]
2 TBA TBA TBA October 13, 2019[13]
3 TBA Eric Dean Seaton[14] TBA October 20, 2019[13]
4 TBA TBA TBA October 27, 2019[13]
5 TBA TBA TBA TBA
6 TBA TBA TBA TBA
7 TBA TBA TBA TBA
8 TBA TBA TBA TBA
9 TBA TBA TBA TBA
10 TBA TBA TBA TBA
11 TBA TBA TBA TBA
12 TBA TBA TBA TBA
13 TBA TBA TBA TBA
14 TBA TBA TBA TBA
15 TBA TBA TBA TBA
16 TBA TBA TBA TBA
17 TBA Melissa Benoist[9] TBA TBA
TBA TBA TBA TBA December 8, 2019[15]

Gallery

Promotional images

Videos

References

  1. "The CW reveals fall 2019 schedule: Batwoman and Supergirl team up on Sunday" - Entertainment Weekly
  2. "CW Renews Flash, Riverdale, Dynasty, Charmed, Supernatural Plus 5 Others" - TVLine
  3. "‘Supergirl’ season 5: Air date, trailer, episodes, plot, more" - Hypable
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 "‘Supergirl’: Acrata & ‘Game Of Thrones’ Alum Head To National City; New Supersuit Unveiled – Comic-Con" - Deadline
  5. "Supergirl Promotes James' Sister to Series Regular for Season 5" - TVLine
  6. Philiana Ng (@insidethetube) - Twitter
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Supergirl: Meaghan Rath Joining Series as Female Brainiac-5" - CBR.com
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Supergirl Casts The 100 Star as DC Supervillain" - CBR
  9. 9.0 9.1 - Supergirl star Melissa Benoist to make her directorial debut in season 5 - Entertainment Weekly
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 "Supergirl Touches Down at SDCC With New Season 5 Details" - CBR.com
  11. "Mehcad Brooks to Exit Supergirl" - TVLine
  12. "SEASON 5: SUPERGIRL With Melissa Benoist Starts Filming in Vancouver After Welcome-Back Cast Dinner" - YVRShoots
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 "Shows A-Z - supergirl on cw" - The Futon Critic
  14. "Credits" - Eric Dean Seaton
  15. "The CW Announces Dates And Featured Appearances On The “Crisis On Infinite Earths” Epic Crossover" - Spoiler TV
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