Watch Trailers for New CBS Shows: ‘Supergirl,’ ‘Limitless’ (Videos)

Upfronts 2015: Jane Lynch’s “Angel From Hell” and medical drama “Code Black” also among additions

CBS released its new 2015-2016 TV schedule on Wednesday in advance of the network’s upfront presentation in New York.

Here’s a sneak peek at some the new comedies and dramas coming to the network.

The show revolves around Kara Zor-El, who escaped Krypton amid its destruction years ago, and has been hiding the powers she shares with her famous cousin, Superman, since arriving on Earth. But now at age 24, she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and become the hero she was always meant to be.

The show stars Melissa Benoist as Kara. It is written by Greg Berlanti, Ali Adler and produced by Berlanti, Adler, and Sarah Schecter. “Supergirl” is a co-production between Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television.


Based on the 2011 feature of the same name, the series follows Brian Sinclair as he discovers the power of the mysterious drug NZT, and is coerced into using his newfound drug-enhanced abilities to solve weekly cases for the FBI.

Jake McDorman will star as Sinclair and Bradley Cooper will reprise his role from the film, Eddie Morra, in a recurring role. Craig Sweeny is writing the series in addition to producing. Other producers include Neil Berger, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Heather Kadin, Bradley Coopery, Todd Phillips, Ryan Kavanaugh, Tucker Tooley, Tom Forman, Andrew Marcus and Ray Ricord. CBS Television Studios, K/O Paper Products, and Relativity Media are producing.


Angel From Hell
When Amy enters Allison’s life and claims to be her guardian angel, they form an unlikely friendship and Allison can’t be sure if Amy is an angel or just nuts.

“Glee” alum Jane Lynch will star as Amy while Maggie Lawson will play Allison. Tad Quill is writing and producing the series, in association with CBS Television Studios.


Code Black
Based on the documentary of the same name, this medical drama is set in the busiest and most notorious ER in the nation – LA County Hospital – where the extraordinary staff confronts a broken system in order to protect their ideals and the patients who need them the most.

The series stars Marcia Gay Harden as Leanne Rorish. Michael Seitzman will write the series and produce.
Other producers include David Semel (who will direct the pilot), Marti Noxon, Linda Goldstein-Knowlton, Ryan McGarry. The show is a co-production between ABC Studios and CBS Television Studios.


Life in Pieces
A single-camera comedy about one family told through the separate stories of its different family members. The series stars Colin Hanks and Betsy Brandt. Justin Adler is writing and producing. Aaron Kaplan and Jason Winer are also producing. The show is a co-production between Kapital Entertainment and 20th Century Fox Television.

An earlier version of this story stated that a trailer for the “Rush Hour” series had been released. TheWrap apologizes for the error.