In a unusual move the CW network has greeenlit a new ‘Superman and Lois’ TV series before seeing how the pilot is received in the US.

The couple, played by Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch have featured heavily in the ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’ crossover event which is currently being shown in the US on Supergirl / Flash / Arrow and is due to be broadcast in the UK soon.

The new show will be written by Todd Helbing and is due to be filmed in the Spring.