CBS Entertainment has released the Official Synopsis of Supergirl episode “Hostile Takeover” (1.08) that will be aired Monday, December 14 at 8:00-9:00 PM.


Kara goes toe-to-toe with Astra when her aunt challenges Kara’s beliefs about her mother. Also, Cat is threatened with being removed as the CEO of CatCo after a hacker exposes her private and damaging emails.

SUPERGIRL stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers/Supergirl, Calista Flockhart as Cat Grant, Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers, Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen, David Harewood as Hank Henshaw and Jeremy Jordan as Winslow “Winn” Schott.

Recurring cast are Peter Facinelli (Maxwell Lord), Jenna Dewan-Tatum (Lucy Lane), Malina Weissman (Young Kara), Laura Benanti (Alura/Astra), Eric Steinberg (Commander Gor).

Guest starring are Tristin Mays (Paulina), Jeannine Cota (KNOC Newscaster), Aaron Lustig (Lawyer #1), Rene Ashton (Lawyer #2), Chris Vance (Non), Dar Dixon (Board Member), Caseyu Strand (Reporter), Bryan Lugo (Looter).

“Hostile Takeover” (#108) was written by YRoberto Aguirre-Sacasa & Caitlin Parrish and directed by Karen Gaviola.


Supergirl is an action-adventure drama based on the DC Comics character Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist), Superman’s (Kal-El) cousin who, after 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be.

Based on characters appearing in comic books and graphic novels published by DC Comics, with executive producers Greg Berlanti, Ali Adler, Sarah Schecter and Andrew Kreisberg for Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.