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'Supergirl' Pilot Leaks Onto Pirate Sites Ahead of Its Fall Debut


Pirate sites have apparently gotten hold of high-quality copies of CBS's upcoming superhero drama, Supergirl, six months before its scheduled debut. The leaked pilot reportedly hit file-sharing sites early Friday morning and had been downloaded over 120,000 times. That number has grown exponentially since then but CBS has declined comment thus far. 


The show based on DC Comics' character, Kara Zor-El, Superman's cousin, stars Melissa Benoist as the titular hero. The buzz has been growing since the first official trailer was released with over 11 million views. CBS has an enormous amount of confidence in the series produced by Berlanti Productions, the creators behind the CW's winning Arrow and The Flash, as it quickly placed a series order soon after they greenlit the pilot. 

TV pilots rarely leak this far in advance of its premiere but optimistically it could drive more eyeballs to the show when it officially debuts in November. The second trailer released was effective in revealing more action than the first one that was more light-hearted. With the leak, the show could benefit or it could be a detriment heading into the fall television season.

Supergirl is slated to join the CBS Monday night line-up at 8 p.m. putting it directly in competition with another DC Comics-based show on Fox, Gotham.  

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  1. Part of me wants to go find it; another part of me wants to join the demos that watch it when it debuts. I don't want to spoil it...

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  2. I know what you mean. It seems dirty to see it now but we don't know how it leaked. Especially considering it came out in HD makes it more suspicious. I've read one review and it was positive so that's good.

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