Back in September, we reported on Trae’s new-found “prophet of doom” powers, as well as the news that the Supergirl series had been picked up by CBS. Now, months later, CBS has decided to spill the details about what this Supergirl series will be about.
To the surprise of maybe three people, the network that has brought you three different NCIS shows, four different CSIs, and two different Criminal Minds, is bringing you Supergirl: The Crime Procedural. At a press event in Pasadena on Monday, CBS Entertainment chairman Nina Tassler revealed that yes, Supergirl will be a crime procedural. She advised folks not to worry, though, since it’s gonna be totally different from those CBS shows and more like OTHER CBS shows!
“The beauty of it is now with shows like Good Wife and Madam Secretary, you can have serialized story elements woven into a case of the week. She’s a crime solver, so she’s going to have to solve a crime. She’s going to get a bad guy.”
Tassler did promise that the show would feature strong, independent women and that Supergirl, who has yet to be cast, will be your “everywoman.” Along with that, she also revealed that the costume design will be done by Colleen Atwood, notable for her work on both Arrow and The Flash.
Expect CSI: Metropolis to drop in the fall.