Melissa Benoist Celebrates "Supergirl" as Ratings Climb

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Melissa Benoist, star of the new show Supergirl, is excited about the show's escalating ratings. The actress Tweeted during Monday night's episode as it was underway.

Melissa Benoist even lauded co-star Chyler Leigh, who plays her adoptive sister, Alex Danvers, in Supergirl.

According to a report from TVLine, Melissa Benoist's new hit show drew 7.8 million viewers in its fourth week, and earned a 1.8 rating.

CBS pulled Monday's scheduled episode of Supergirl from their lineup at the last minute, because of its content. In light of the Paris bombings on Friday, they opted not to share the episode that featured a bombing as part of its content.

Are you among those fans already mesmerized by Supergirl and its star, Melissa Benoist?

In a recent interview with People, Melissa Benoist dished about the "super powers" her Supergirl suit provides.

“It really changes me from the inside out,” she said. “I’m usually such a horrible sloucher, but I stand differently. My shoulders are magically back. I feel strong, and I walk differently. It’s a cool feeling.”

Did you catch Melissa Benoist in Monday night's episode? Are you at all surprised that the show's ratings are climbing?

Kimberly Ripley
Kimberly Ripley is a freelance writer and published author from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. A wife, mom of five and 'Nana' to Lilly and Aiden, she loves cooking for her big family and watching HGTV in her spare time. Kim is guilty of starting way more home design projects than she can finish. Visit her at Twitter and Facebook.