Ruby Rose as Batwoman (Photo: CW)

What is ‘Batwoman’ without Ruby Rose? How six shows survived losing their stars

The Arrowverse has been rocked by Ruby Rose’s decision to exit CW’s “Batwoman” after the show’s first season.

Both Rose and CW paint it as an amicable split, even if the reasons for her exit are unclear.

The network will recast, and producer Greg Berlanti has promised that the ground-breaking role of the lesbian crimefighter will go to another member of the LGBTQ community.

Still, it’s a huge loss and risk for the network. “Batwoman” is CW’s third most-watched series, behind “The Flash” and the final season of “Arrow.”

Here’s how six other shows have dealt with losing their leads:
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Crime is All in the Family on CW’s ‘Batwoman’

Ruby Rose as Batwoman. (Photo: CW)
Ruby Rose as Batwoman. (Photo: CW)

Warning: The following contains spoilers for the first two episodes of CW’s “Batwoman.”

“Gotham,” “Pennyworth,” now “Batwoman”: How long before Animal Planet and Comedy Central team to make “The Adventures of Bat-Hound”? (Hollywood! Call me!) What do we have to do to get a proper Batman TV series?

Warner continues to find another way to milk the Bat-universe sans the Dark Knight in this latest addition to CW’s stable of Greg Berlanti/DC collaborations.

“Batwoman” owes so much to Christopher Nolan’s “Dark Knight,” everyone involved should spend their weekends doing yard work at Nolan’s home.

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