The CW’s Supergirl moves to a new night beginning with its season four premiere. Supergirl‘s flying to Sundays, a new night of original programming for the network, where it will air at 8pm ET/PT followed by the new version of Charmed.
Season four premieres on October 14 with an episode titled “American Alien.” Season four episode one was directed by Jesse Warn from a script by Gabriel Llanas and Aadrita Mukerji (story by Robert Rovner and Jessica Queller).
The season four cast includes Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers/Supergirl, Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers, David Harewood as J’onn J’onzz, Jesse Rath as Brainy, Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen, Katie McGrath as Lena Luthor, Nicole Maines as Nia Nal/Dreamer, April Parker as Colonel Haley, and Sam Witwer as Agent Liberty.
The “American Alien” Plot: HOPE VS. FEAR — Diving back into reporting, Kara (Benoist) welcomes a new cub reporter to CatCo. Meanwhile, James (Brooks) and Lena (McGrath) argue about James’ impending indictment for acting as the vigilante Guardian, while Alex (Leigh) and Brainy (Rath) struggle to get in sync at the DEO.
Supergirl is called into action when remnants of the anti-alien terrorist organization Cadmus try to assassinate pro-alien leaders, but their endgame turns out to be much more sinister than she expected. J’onn (Harewood) relishes his peaceful new life, but an outing with an old friend causes him concern.
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