CBS announced Wednesday that it has given the go-ahead for a TV version of DC Comics' Supergirl, set to premiere this fall.

Former Glee castmember Melissa Benoist has been signed to play the title role of the Kryptonian-born superhero (real name Kara Zor-El). Others in the cast include Calista Flockhart, Chyler Leigh, Mehcad Brooks, Dean Cain and Helen Shaver.

No premiere date or time have been announced, but check in with next week as we give you the inside scoop on what's to come this fall on the tube, including a first look at trailers for the most highly-anticipated new shows of the season.